Learn how to make authentic hand-pressed sushi from a professional chef, and then eat Shiroishi U-men together!
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Sushi is now popular all over the world. Why not try to make it yourself instead just eating it?
At Yamabuki-tei, a restaurant located in the center of Shiroishi City, you can not only try the local specialty of Shiroishi U-men but also make your own sushi in a workshop with a professional chef.
Yamabuki-tei, the restaurant specializing in Shiroishi U-men and chosen as a drop-by tourist spot for luxury sleeper trains.
----------About the Experience----------
Location: Japanese-style room in Yamabuki-tei *Individual rooms are also available.
Activities: Hand-pressed sushi workshop, eat Shiroishi U-men
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Participation fee: 9,000 yen per person (tax included)
The chef will begin by describing the restaurant and the contents of the experience.
For foreigners and and for Japanese people as well, from what they see, what they hear, and what they touch, there will be new things to learn.
Once a friendly atmosphere has been created, the participants wash their hands and start the sushi-making experience!
First, the chef goes over the ingredients and the tools.
The participants then make a piece of sushi based on the explanation provided.
After that, the participants learn by seeing how the professional chef makes sushi.
Finally, the participants make sushi together with the chef as he teaches them.
Using fresh ingredients, a dish of colorful sushi is made!
With the chef's teaching, they can make sushi that is appealing both in taste and appearance.
Let's eat and compare the sushi they made and the chef made!
Finally, they will eat the sushi together with U-men, the specialty of Yamabuki-tei.
While eating, the chef will talk about how to eat sushi, how to use chopsticks, and the history of Shiroishi U-men.
Eat U-men at a Shiroishi U-men specialty store and learn how to make sushi from a sushi chef. This is an experience that both foreigners and Japanese people should try at least once.
*Reservations in advance required Reservations: Access the Airbnb link to make the reservation.
・Participation fee: 9,000 yen per person (tax included)
・Number of people per reservation: 5~10 people *Minimum number of people: 5
・Minimum age of participants: 10
・Reservation deadline: Up to 7 days before starting time
・Availability period: All year round
・Time slots: Select from three time periods, each 1 hour and 30 minutes long: (1) 10:00~11:30 (2) 13:00~14:30 (3) 15:00~16:30
・Language: Japanese and English
・Directly meet at and depart from the experience location
・Pickups not available
■Regarding the Day of the Experience
・Location：Shiroishi U-men restaurant「Yamabuki-tei」
・Time: Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the experience.
*A cancellation fee of 100% will be charged for cancellations on the day of, since ingredients will be already prepared for the experience.
・100% of the fees will be reimbursed for cancellations made up to 7 days before the start of the experience
・80% of the fees will be reimbursed for cancellations made up to between 2 to 7 days before the start of the experience
・In the event of danger due to bad weather, the host may cancel the experience during or before the experience. In this case, 100% of the fees will be reimbursed.
- *Access the Airbnb link below for customers who would like to make a reservation for 5~10 people.
"Cooking Class · SHIROISHI
Eat Local Umen Noodles & Make Sushi
$86 / person · 1.5 hours long
- "Travel agencies should contact GM7, Inc. (Experience Host: Zeba)
Shiroishi Tourism Navi Shiroishi U-men Yamabuki-tei Article
- Postal Code
- 6-13 Johokucho ,Shiroishi, Miyagi
- Phone number
- For inquiries, contact GM7, Inc. (Experience Host: Zeba), which coordinates the hand-pressed sushi-making experience. 0224-51-8804
- Business hour
- "Weekdays: 11:00~14:00; Weekends and Holidays: 11:00~16:00
The hand-pressed sushi experience is offered exclusively during the following time periods. Select a time period from these three:
(1) 10:00~11:30 (2) 13:00~14:30 (3) 15:00~16:30
(Experience duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes)"
- Regular Holiday
- Weekdays 11:00 ~ 14:00 / Weekends • Public Holidays 11:00 ~ 16:00
- Access Method
- 15 minutes on foot from the JR Tohoku main line Shiroishi Station
10 minutes by car via the Shiroishi IC Tohoku Expressway