Well Established Cook Takes You to the Fishmarket and Bring the Seafood Back to Home for Cooking!
The tour combines Tsukiji fish market shopping and cooking class in the instructor's home. There are various fresh seasonal seafood and vegetables in the market. We buy fresh ingredients for sushi there and make home-style sushi for lunch at home kitchen.
An accompanying glasses of sake, tea and sweets will be served with the meal.
You will cook fresh ingredients with ultimate seasonings and condiments.
I will prepare Japanese vegetable dishes ahead and you will finish making sauces for the dishes.
We will talk about what you'd like to cook during the shopping time. I will suggest what kind of cookery suits for the ingredients.
We buy fresh seafood sashimi for sushi, such as tuna, salmon, conger eel, sea scallops, and shrimps. We will make sushi rolls and nigiri sushi and tempura. Also, 2 seasonal vegetable side dishes and soup will be served at the class.
After finish the class, the guide takes you to closest station, Yotsuya, which the line accessible to Shinjuku, Yotsuya, Ginza and Tokyo station.
9:45 Meeting in Tsukiji KY building (1st floor is a shopping mall) : the corner of Tsukiji 4 chome, the entrance is next to Tsukiji Gin-dako
Strolling and shopping in Tsukiji Fish market, visiting Namiyoke shrine.
11am Take a cab to guide's home
11:30 am Start cooking
12:30 pm Lunch time a glass of sake will be served with the meal. Green tea and Japanese sweets are served after lunch
2 pm Finish the tour
The guide takes you to Yostuya station, JR line and Marunouchi line, 5 min by walk.
Yotsuya to Shinjuku 5 min by chuo line
Yotsuya to Tokyo station 10 min by chuo line
I can customize the tour, please inquire for a quote
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Suggested by Guide: At a shopping mall KY building, a corner building of Tsukiji 4 chome.
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station (Yotsuya station JR line or Marunouchi line)
Duration: 4 hours 30 min.
The tour will be running late if there is traffic from the fish market to guide's home kitchen.
It mihg t be running late if you'd like to take time for shopping in Tukiji fish market.
It mihgt be running late if cooking time takes longer than estimated time.
Taking taxi from the fish market to guide's home kitchen
- Guiding Services
Estimated Local Cash Needed
1000 JPY - (approximately 10 USD) for transportation to meeting point in Tsukiji fish market and transportation fee to your destination after the class.
There are many food shops and kitchen tool shops you can shop. recommending you to bring cash since many small shops only accept only cash.
- Personal Expenses
- Public Transportation Tickets
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
I am not a licensed guide and will not be able to guide you inside of the historical monuments.
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.
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We took a sushi class with Fukuko on April 13th and it was fantastic. Initially, we went to Tsukiji market where we selected ingredients for our meal. We also visited a pottery store (where we bought some really nice pieces) and a shrine. We then took a taxi to Fukuko's house where we cooked and ate until we were all VERY full. It was my daughters 16th birthday and Fukuko had beautiful cupcakes with a candle for her. It was a wonderful day- thank you!