Japanese Cooking Class: Bento with Chef Keita

Learn how to cook an authentic bento box from scratch in Ballina!


Japanese chef Byronbay
Japanese chef Byronbay
5.0 (41)
Instagram followers114k

3 hours Class size 1 to 6 (public classes), 4 to 10

label $89 - $129 (or 4 payments of $22.25 - $32.25 Afterpay)
($89 per Child (10-18 yrs), $129 per Adult. $50 per class surcharge applies for private classes)

Looking for fun things to do in Ballina? Learn how to make your own traditional bento box at this beginner-friendly hands-on cooking class!

Led by Master Japanese chef Keita, this special class teaches you a little bit of everything about Japanese cuisine. You will be guided through the cooking process to make sure your dishes turn out delicious and you pick up some cooking skills.

At the end of the class, you will take home recipes for a variety of authentic Japanese dishes as well as your newly learned techniques and basic knowledge of Japanese cuisine. Plus you can eat your own bento box and take home another takeaway Bento for your family or a friend. Vegetarian options are available.

What's in your bento box?

  • Chicken Karrage (Japanese fried chicken) or Cauliflower Karrage for Vegetarian
  • Agedashi Tofu (crispy fried tofu served in flavourful umami sauce)
  • Tamagoyaki(Japanese style omelette)
  • Vegetable Gomaae (savoury nutty sesame sauce)
  • Tukemono (Pickled Radish)
  • White Rice

Private class:
We are happy to offer a private class where we come to your home to teach. Please note that in addition to the class fee, a travel fee (Northern Rivers $50, Lismore $60) will be charged for private classes.
If you prefer to hire a venue, please note that you will need to cover the hiring costs.

Please note: Public dates for this class require at least 3 guests to run. In the unlikely event that we don't reach this number, we'll cancel the class; in this case we'll inform you and allow you to get a refund or reschedule, so please watch your email/SMS one day prior to the class.


Knowledge required
Beginner-friendly with no prior experience required.
 
What you'll get
  • Cooking guidance from an expert chef
  • All ingredients and equipment provided
  • Chicken Karrage (Japanese fried chicken) or Cauliflower Karrage for Vegetarian
  • Agedashi Tofu (crispy fried tofu served in flavourful umami sauce)
  • Tamagoyaki (Japanese style omelette)
  • Vegetable Gomaae (savoury nutty sesame sauce)
  • Tukemono (Pickled Radish)
  • White Rice
What to bring
  • Apron (optional)
  • Knife (if you have your own)
  • Drink
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a team building activity, birthday or hens party.

Suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 10 years old).

An adult must accompany any attending kids, and must pay for a separate ticket.

This would also be a lovely gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift or birthday gift.

Location

Ballina CWA room - 236 River Street, Ballina NSW

Japanese Cooking Class: Bento with Chef Keita location
Your teacher
Japanese chef Byronbay
Japanese chef Byronbay

5.0 (41)
Instagram followers114k

Keita Kujiura is over 15 years experience professional Japanese chef with passion for spreading charms of Japanese cuisine all over the world.

He started learning Japanese cuisine from 18 years old at a long-established restaurant in Japan.It was then when Keita found his passion for cooking and all things kitchen related.

Since 2015 Keita has moved the main base to Australia from Japan and started working as a sushi chef at popular sushi restaurant in Byronbay.

Nowadays, Keita is teaching his skill and knowledge about Japanese cuisine at cooking class and treating locals to dish by private chef.His aim is promoting Japanese food culture for locals.

More about this class

This teacher has 41 reviews for their other experiences - which you can see here.

This class is also covered by ClassBento's money-back guarantee.

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