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Takoyaki Cooking Experience 

With a Certified Sake Sommelier

A Private & Fun cooking experience for you

Learn to make takoyaki and try the best sake paring set.

 

Our Takoyaki cooking class offers a unique and exciting experience for foodies who love to explore new cuisines.

This is the perfect chance to learn how to make the octopus ball specialty from a local French cook while indulging in the best sake pairing set. It doesn't matter if you're a beginner or an expert chef; this experience promises to be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity you wouldn't want to miss. A lifetime experience: Learning to make the octopus ball specialty from a local French cook! This is a great experience to make takoyaki and try the best sake paring set.

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2 - Cooking Time

Let's start cooking together.

Max will share the special recipe of Takoyaki that he originated. He practiced with many French tourists to find the golden ratio of ingredients.

His practice made the taste even better than typical Japanese Takoyaki.

If you have kids, it must be a very nice cooking experience.

Learn Japanese homemade dish.

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3 - Pairing & Tasting Time

Max is a knowledgeable host who can recommend drinks based on your preferences and explain the differences in taste.

Additionally, Max can provide wine upon request. If you're interested in trying local alcohol, we highly recommend trying Sake.

You can enjoy your drinks in a comfortable and relaxing environment.

And, if you prefer non-alcoholic drinks, Max can also provide those upon request non-alcoholic drinks.

Experience Japanese culture through food and drinks.

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Storytelling Time

Max is a local who has been living in Japan for 8 years with his Japanese wife.

As a certified guide, he enjoys sharing his knowledge about Japanese culture and history with visitors.

He is also happy to talk about the daily life in Japan.

By the end of the tour, you will have gained much knowledge about Japan, as well as cooking!

Fun anecdotes about Japanese culture and traditions.

Cooking plans

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Private Takoyaki Experience 
+ Sake Pairing

Duration: 2h30

Min. 2 people - 8,800 JPY per person

From 3 to 5 people - 4,400 JPY per additional guest

This plan includes:

All the Ingredients to cook takoyaki

The sake pairing set (3 bottles - unlimited servings)

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Private Takoyaki Experience 
+ Sake & Wine Pairing

Duration: 2h30

Min. 2 people - 9,900 JPY per person

From 3 to 5 people - 4,400 JPY per additional guest

This plan includes:

All the Ingredients to cook takoyaki

The sake pairing set (2 bottles - unlimited servings)

+ 1 bottle of Bourgogne Aligoté 2021

( 75cl - domaine Gauffroy - Aligoté white)

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Private Takoyaki Experience 
+ Shopping Time (60 mins)
+ Sake Pairing

Duration: 3h30

Min. 2 people - 9,900 JPY per person

From 3 to 5 people - 4,400 JPY per additional guest

This plan includes:

Shopping time (60 mins)

All the Ingredients to cook takoyaki

The sake pairing set (3 bottles - unlimited servings)

First, we will go to the supermarket together to buy the basic ingredients of Takoyaki.

Max will introduce local fresh foods. He can also tell you which product is better to buy, what you need to bring back home as souvenirs, and what interesting foods to try in Japan.

After the supermarket, Max will also take you to the liquor shop nearby. You can also pick up the drinks with local advice.

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How to book

our Geisha Experience

Please fill out the booking form below to arrange your unique Geisha dinner ​in Kyoto:

  • Geisha dinner - Duration 2 hours

For the best experience possible, please provide us with the information below:

After that, we could discuss the number of Geisha, the meal, and the price.

We will organize your Geisha dinner and send you a quote depending on your budget and the number of Geishas & musician(s)  for this event.

Payment :

Payment can be made online with a secure link that we will send you by e-mail.

Please pay by credit card. The page is protected by Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to ensure the safety of your credit card information. We accept Visa, Master Card, etc.

Mari - guide in Kyoto

Hello everyone, my name is Mari.

 

​I am a calligraphy teacher & a certified national guide.

 

I like walking in Kyoto to discover the hidden spots, learning about the hidden history of Japan, meeting the people, and of course, calligraphy drawing.

I wish to explain everything about Japan. ​

​I am looking forward to seeing you soon!

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Flexibility

We can talk as much as you need via email or even Skype to prepare the ideal itinerary and schedule for you.

Comfort

On the day of your tour, we will meet you at your hotel or wherever else you want to meet.
We also know the good places for lunches, dinners, shopping, etc. and we are happy to share our experience with you.

Serenity

As we are local guides, we will help you to save time and money:

  • Tailor-made and optimized schedule & itinerary

  • Assistance planning your future activities in the city

  • ​Avoiding hidden costs during your visit

Contact me

Please fill up the booking form below

to arrange a dinner experience ​& night walking tour

  • Dinner experience - Duration 3 hours

  • Location:  Kyoto or Osaka

  • For 2 to 4 people: 14.000 JPY  - Please contact me for larger groups

  • This fee is the "guiding fee". It does not include the dinner of your guide.

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Contact me

Please fill out the booking form below to arrange a dinner experience ​& night walking tour:

  • Dinner experience - Duration 3 hours

  • Location:  Kyoto

  • For 2 to 4 people: 24.000 JPY  - Please contact me for larger groups

  • This fee is the "guiding fee". It does not include the dinner of your guide.

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