Here, readers will discover a one-of-a-kind experience in Tokyo, Japan.
They will join Makiko, a Tokyo native, for a private market tour and cooking lesson in her own home. This intimate and personalized encounter allows visitors to delve into Japanese culture and cuisine, learning from a local expert.
Not your typical cooking class, this is a chance to connect with Makiko, gain insights into her life and traditions, and even meet her shy and charming cat.
Get set for an authentic culinary adventure in the heart of Tokyo.
- Activity starts at 04:00 PM and ends back at the meeting point
- Menu varies depending on the season, using fresh and seasonal ingredients
- Participants should inform Makiko of allergies, dietary restrictions, and cooking preferences at the time of booking
- Private, personalized experience to visit a Tokyo home and meet a local expert cook
When does the activity start? The activity starts at 04:00 PM and ends back at the meeting point.
During this private market tour and cooking lesson with Tokyo native Makiko in her home, participants can expect a personalized and immersive experience. However, it’s important to note that the activity isn’t wheelchair accessible.
The menu may vary depending on the season, ensuring fresh and seasonal ingredients are used. To accommodate allergies, dietary restrictions, and cooking preferences, participants are advised to inform Makiko at the time of booking. Specific dietary requirements should be provided in the Special Requirements box during the booking process.
It’s worth mentioning that the experience isn’t a commercial cooking class, but rather an opportunity to visit a Tokyo home, meet a local expert cook, and share Japanese culture and cuisine.
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What to Expect
Participants can expect a unique and immersive experience during the private market tour and cooking lesson with Tokyo native Makiko in her home. Makiko offers a cultural exchange like no other, where guests can’t only learn traditional recipes but also gain insights into Japanese culture and cuisine.
Here’s what to expect:
- A confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability.
- The menu may vary depending on the season, ensuring the use of fresh and local ingredients.
- Makiko accommodates allergies, dietary restrictions, and cooking preferences, so participants should advise her at the time of booking.
This private, personalized experience is more than just a cooking class. It’s an opportunity to step into a Tokyo home, meet a local expert cook, and share in the rich traditions of Japanese food. Don’t be surprised if you encounter Makiko’s shy and quiet cat during your visit.
During the private market tour and cooking lesson with Tokyo native Makiko in her home, participants can expect a private, personalized experience that immerses them in Japanese culture and cuisine. This isn’t just a commercial cooking class, but a unique opportunity to visit a Tokyo home and meet a local expert cook who’ll share her knowledge and passion for Japanese food.
The experience is private, meaning only your group will participate, allowing for a more intimate and tailored experience. Plus, it’s worth mentioning that there’s a shy and quiet cat in the house, adding a touch of charm and coziness to the setting.
The cancellation policy for the private market tour and cooking lesson with Tokyo native Makiko in her home is as follows:
- Full refund if canceled up to 3 days in advance of the experience.
- Full refund requires cancellation at least 3 full days before the experience start time.
- No refund if canceled less than 2 full days before the experience start time.
Makiko understands that sometimes plans change, and she wants to accommodate her guests as best as possible. If you need to cancel your reservation, just make sure to do so at least 3 full days before the start time to receive a full refund. Unfortunately, if you cancel within 2 full days of the experience, no refund will be given.
Makiko wants to ensure that she has enough time to prepare for your visit and purchase the necessary ingredients, so she kindly asks that you keep this policy in mind. If you have any dietary restrictions or special requests, please make sure to inform Makiko at the time of booking to ensure the best possible experience for you.
To find Makiko’s home for the private market tour and cooking lesson, guests can follow the directions provided below.
Makiko’s home is located in the heart of Tokyo, nestled among the bustling streets and vibrant neighborhoods.
The journey begins at one of the local markets, where guests will have the opportunity to enjoy the rich culinary traditions of Japan.
From there, Makiko will guide them through the maze of streets, pointing out hidden gems and sharing her knowledge of the local ingredients.
As they make their way to her home, the aroma of delicious food wafts through the air, building anticipation for the cooking lesson that awaits.
With Makiko as their guide, guests won’t only discover the secrets of Japanese cuisine but also experience the warmth and hospitality of a Tokyo native.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What Is the Maximum Group Size for the Private Market Tour and Cooking Lesson?
The maximum group size for the private market tour and cooking lesson is not specified. However, children are welcome to participate in the activity. It offers a personalized experience in a Tokyo home, where guests can learn about Japanese culture and cuisine.
Are Children Allowed to Participate in the Activity?
Children are welcome to participate in this child-friendly activity. There are no age restrictions for participation, making it a fun and educational experience for the whole family.
Is Transportation Provided From the Meeting Point to Makiko’s Home?
Transportation to Makiko’s home is not provided. Guests are responsible for their own transportation. There may be additional costs if they choose to use public transportation or hire a taxi.
Can Participants Take Home Any Leftovers From the Cooking Lesson?
Participants are welcome to take home any leftovers from the cooking lesson. Sharing the experience of cultural exchange through cooking allows travelers to explore Tokyo’s culinary delights from a local perspective.
Are There Any Specific Clothing Requirements for the Activity?
There are no specific clothing requirements for the activity, but participants should consider wearing comfortable clothes. Makiko can accommodate dietary restrictions, so be sure to inform her of any special needs.
The Sum Up
To sum it up, a private market tour and cooking lesson with Tokyo native Makiko in her home offers a truly personalized and unique experience in Japan.
From enjoying Japanese culture and cuisine to gaining insight into Makiko’s life and traditions, this intimate adventure allows you to learn from a local expert.
Don’t forget to say hello to Makiko’s shy and charming cat, adding an extra touch of character to this authentic culinary exploration.