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Fake food making has an increased demand in Japan as it is the best way to showcase your product... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2015
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I was very keen to attend a workshop at Ganso Shokuhin Sample-ya during our visit to Tokyo, and we... read more

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17 Jul 2018
“Fun for everyone”
19 Apr 2017
“Ideal for School Japan Trip from overseas”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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3-7-6 Nishiasakusa | Kappabashi Showroom, Taito, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
+81 120-171-839
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

I booked a reservation for 4 of us few weeks before the class because I heard the lessons are very popular and sells out quickly. Glad I did because our morning class was full. We made two tempura items and a lettuce. It was a...More

2  Thank Keiko L
Reviewed 19 April 2017

My Aussie high school students (YR 9&10) participated in this activity as part of our Japan Trip. Reasonable price. You will be asked to interpret the Japanese instructions but it's not that hard as the staff members will demonstrate all the steps in front of...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

We had read the Japan Timeout article on this workshop and understood that the class was demonstrated by Japanese instructors who speak no English, but as the article pointed out, you can follow along by just following the demo. We travelled a long way from...More

3  Thank Jefferson M
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

This morning I attempted to make a reservation on the phone for a group of 5, which included me - a bilingual, half japanese, 13 year resident of Japan. I spoke in japanese, but when she used a term I hadn't heard before, I asked...More

10  Thank Cathy T
Reviewed 18 April 2015

Fake food making has an increased demand in Japan as it is the best way to showcase your product (usually restaurants) without wasting money on the real thing. Before, wax are used to create these beautiful creations but unfortunately they melt, so now they use...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2014

I was very keen to attend a workshop at Ganso Shokuhin Sample-ya during our visit to Tokyo, and we arrived shortly after the showroom opened on one of our first days in town. Unfortunately, nearly all of the spaces for the next few days were...More

3  Thank kaisatsu
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Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old
Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa.
Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit
a variety of different museums and galleries. At
Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the
grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed
alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at
the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
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