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Private Kaiseki Lunch with Chef and Cutting Experience provided by Houdini

Private Kaiseki Lunch with Chef and Cutting Experience

Private Kaiseki Lunch with Chef and Cutting Experience
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About
You will have opportunities to enjoy traditional Japanese cuisine including authentic "Kaiseki". This is a very unique program where the chef himself will attend you through the course meal and guide you to explore the profound world of Japanese cuisine. You'll not only enjoy the meal, but also learn from the professional chef privately, and even experience the cutting technique by yourself. After joining this program, the world you see at any Japanese restaurants will be totally different. If you are interested in Japanese culinary culture, and if you are planning to visit Mt. Fuji area, do not miss this unique opportunity!
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
Chinese, English, Chinese
What to expect
  • You will enjoy 7-9 dish authentic Kaiseki lunch course at a traditional Japanese restaurant in the woods of western shore of Lake Yamanaka. The chef himself will guide you though deep world of Kaiseki cusine. The course starts with Japanese Sake aperitif and ends with Matcha. Every single dish is specially designed and cooked just for your visit. The chef will explain about the ingredients, cooking technique, pottery, and arrangements from view points of season's traditions and the guest's profiles. After the lunch, the chef will explain about one of the most unique aspects of Japanese culinary techniques - the art of cutting technique. The most fundamental philosophy of Japanese cuisine is making the most of the ingredients. To achieve this goal, Japanese culinary techniques have developed so as not to destroy the ingredients, which is most evidently observed in cutting tools and techniques. The chef will explain about this unique aspect of Japanese culinary techniques utilizing his own kitchen knives - almost as beautiful as Japanese swords. The chef will demonstrate one of the sophisticated cutting techniques - peeling the skin of radish as thin as paper.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
Chinese, English, Chinese
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
  • You will enjoy 7-9 dish authentic Kaiseki lunch course at a traditional Japanese restaurant in the woods of western shore of Lake Yamanaka. The chef himself will guide you though deep world of Kaiseki cusine. The course starts with Japanese Sake aperitif and ends with Matcha. Every single dish is specially designed and cooked just for your visit. The chef will explain about the ingredients, cooking technique, pottery, and arrangements from view points of season's traditions and the guest's profiles. After the lunch, the chef will explain about one of the most unique aspects of Japanese culinary techniques - the art of cutting technique. The most fundamental philosophy of Japanese cuisine is making the most of the ingredients. To achieve this goal, Japanese culinary techniques have developed so as not to destroy the ingredients, which is most evidently observed in cutting tools and techniques. The chef will explain about this unique aspect of Japanese culinary techniques utilizing his own kitchen knives - almost as beautiful as Japanese swords. The chef will demonstrate one of the sophisticated cutting techniques - peeling the skin of radish as thin as paper.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 267537P5
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • Traditional Kaiseki lunch course consisting 7-9 dishes
  • Japanese Sake aperitif
  • Japanese Matcha tea
Exclusions
  • Additional drinks (need to be ordered and paid seperately)
  • Charted van from/to Kawaguchiko area; can be arranged at 14,000 JPY (4 hours use)
Duration
3h
Departure details
  • 324-8 Yamanaka, Yamanakako, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi 401-0501, Japan By taxi, it will take 20 minutes from Kawaguchiko area. We can arrange chartered van at additional cost. If you need chartered van service, please specify your pick-up/drop-off place in advance.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Traditional Kaiseki lunch course consisting 7-9 dishes
  • Japanese Sake aperitif
  • Japanese Matcha tea
Exclusions
  • Additional drinks (need to be ordered and paid seperately)
  • Charted van from/to Kawaguchiko area; can be arranged at 14,000 JPY (4 hours use)
Departure details
  • 324-8 Yamanaka, Yamanakako, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi 401-0501, Japan By taxi, it will take 20 minutes from Kawaguchiko area. We can arrange chartered van at additional cost. If you need chartered van service, please specify your pick-up/drop-off place in advance.
Duration
3h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks provided for travellers
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