Cooking Classes


Learning to prepare traditional, home-style Japanese food is a delicious way to explore and preserve Japanese cultural heritage, and one your whole family is sure to enjoy!

Each class takes place on a Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Class size is limited to the first 12 people to register and pay.  Class fees, which may vary with the food being prepared, cover the cost of all materials and ingredients.

Register for class on-line, or Cooking Flyer (2016 – 2017), complete it and mail it with your payment to JASC. For additional information please call 773-275-0097 ext. 226 or email classes@jasc-chicago.org.

Following is a list of the 2016/2017 cooking classes:

Maki-Sushi Plus
Roll your own maki-sushi, hoso-maki, California-maki, and more!  Learn the technique to rolling your own sushi in this hands-on class!
Saturday, October 22, 2016
Fee: JASC Members: $55      Non Members: $65

Okonomi-Yaki Plus – Canceled
Known as Japanese-style pancake or Japanese pizza this dish is made with flour, water, eggs, cabbage, green onions and other ingredients can include sliced pork, beef, shrimp, squid, etc.

Ramen Noodles – FULL
Ramen is a popular dish consisting of Chinese-style wheat noodles with delicious broth flavored with beef, pork, chicken or seafood. Toppings are cha-shu pork, bean sprouts, bamboo shoots, hard-boiled egg etc.
Saturday, January 21, 2017
Fee: JASC Members: $55      Non Members: $65

Nabe-Mono (One-Pot Dishes) – FULL
Create Yose-nabe (shrimp, red snapper, and other sea food with vegetables) and Kimuchi-nabe (pork and vegetable).  These one-pot meals are delicious and eaten at the table as they cook.  Perfect for cold weather!
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Fee: JASC Members: $55      Non Members: $65

Feather-light batter-coated deep-fried vegetables and sea food.  Come learn the secret to preparing the perfect light and crunchy tempura.
Saturday, March 18, 2016
Fee: JASC Members: $55      Non Members: $65

Obento (Japanese Lunch Box)
Create a well-balanced Japanese box lunch that is tasty and fun to eat!
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Fee: JASC Members: $55      Non Members: $65

Japanese Sweets – FULL
Many are made with sweet red bean paste and rice flour.  Come enjoy some strawberry daifuku mochi, soft cinnamon mochi, sweet steam bun, warabi-mochi, and much more!
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Fee: JASC Members: $55      Non Members: $65

Japanese Appetizers
Small-plate snacks that are good with drinks or side dishes.  Come learn the tricks to making gyoza, agedashi tofu, vinaigrette salad, chicken wings, and more!
Saturday, June 17, 2017 
Fee: JASC Members: $55      Non Members: $65

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