Tokyo Cooking Class
Kara-age and Onigiri Bento Box

Bento   Ota Chuo Tokyo
★★★★★ 7


Pick Up


3.5 hours

Max 2 guests

Market Visiting

Cooking Class Menu

Kara-age(Japanese fried chiken) and Onigiri Bento Box

• Karaage(Japanese fried chickens)
• Onigiri (Japanese rice balls)
• Japanese rolled omelette
• Japanese side dishes
• Strawberry Daifuku (Sweet mochi)

  • Onigiri


    Onigiri is a Japanese comfort food made from steamed rice formed into the typical triangular, ball, or cylinder shapes and usually wrapped with nori(dried seaweed). Stuffed with a a variety of fillings and flavors, these rice balls make an ideal quick snack and are a fun alternative to sandwitches for lunch.

  • Karaage


    Japanese fried chicken, karaage is made by marinating bite-size pieces of chicken in sake, soy sauce, ginger and garlic before coating them generously with potato starch. When fried, the starch turns into an ultra crispy shell encasing a flavorful juicy bite of chicken. Absolutely great with beer.

  • Rice


    Rice is a staple food in Japan. In all most every family, there is a rice cooker. There is variety of Japanese rice brands such as Koshihikari and Hitomebore.

Cooking Class Information

I will introduce the most popular Bento Box in my family.
In addition to juicy fried chicken , make Onigiri, Japanese typical side dishes and popular sweets together.
Marinating chicken with typical
Japanese seasoning and unique
ingredients makes it moist and tastier.
Everyone has seen those Onigiri in
We will make those onigiri by our
hands not molds.
Why don’t we enjoy making Onigiri with
our favorite fillings?
Japanese Rolled Omelet
We will make this fluffy omelet by
using a rectangle frying pan.
Strawberry Daifuku (Sweet Mochi)
Making Strawberry Daifuku is simple
and enjoyable. And it’s yummy!!

About Host



★★★★★ (7)

All cooking classes by Junko

Hello, welcome to Japan!!
My name is Junko Hayashi.
I'm a foodie person who loves to chitchat and entertain people .
I'm living in Tokyo with my great family(husband and a son).
I have been working at a hotel as a concierge in Tokyo.
Through my career, I notice that many travelers are interested in Japanese homemade food and love to meet Japanese people.
So, I decided to open a cooking class to invite those tourists to experience Japanese culture at home.
In the cooking experience, I can also guide you about Tokyo's hideout restaurants and the latest sightseeing spots, so please leave your help on traveling.
I am looking forward to seeing you.

Instagram ID : jmammytokyo

Please check my cooking class and my daily life on Instagram!!


The closest station

Ōmori Station

How to get to the station?

From Tokyo Station: 20mins

Free pick up service

This host can pick up you for free from the closest station!

Exact location provided after booking.

Reviews of Cooking Class

Matthias De Bruyne, Belgium


What a wonderful time and experience we had with Junko! We chose the Bento-experience and not only we created a traditional bento meal: we also got answers to every practical aspect we had on bento related aspects. An enriching experience spiced with the nice company of Junko!

Nov 2023


Response from Junko
Hi Matthias, Thank you so much for your great review. I was happy to know that you are interested in Japanese foods so much and learning Japanese . Please try to make Onigiri, Karaage and Tsukune at your kitchen. I’m looking forward to seeing you next time. Junko

Beth, United States of America


This was a very fun and enjoyable class. We made many things and it was all very easy and very tasty. Junko answered all my questions I had about different Japanese condiments and pickles. I would go again as it was such a delight to spend the afternoon with Junko!

Oct 2023


Response from Junko
Hi Beth, Thank you so much for your great review. I was happy that you were interested in Japanese fermented foods and I introduced some of them in my stock. Please contact me any time while staying in Tokyo since I have much more recommendations of shops and restaurants !! Junko

Stephanie Lagerstedt, Australia


Junko was amazing! So patient and a great teacher, not just in how to cook but also the why. She is super friendly, funny and speaks great English. I am still dreaming about the food we made and would go back to cook in Junko's kitchen in a heartbeat! Highly recommend!

May 2023


Response from Junko
Hi Stephanie, Thank you so much for your great review. So happy to know that you really enjoyed my cooking class. Please try to make Karaage Bento at your kitchen too. Let me see some photos then. I’m looking forward to seeing you next time.

Mariëlle , Netherlands


Cooking with Junko was a wonderful experience. Highly recommended!

Apr 2023

Mariëlle , Netherlands


Cooking with Junko was a wonderful experience. Highly recommended!

Apr 2023


Response from Junko
Hi Marielle, Thank you for your recommendation. So happy to celebrate your daughter’s birthday in my class. I’m looking forward to seeing you next time.

Ariane, Canada


Such a nice experience with a local and most of all with Junko! She was patient, interesting, knowledgeable but most of all, she was kind and nice! Her teaching was easy to learn and we ended up with so much delicious food. Thanks a lot again!

Mar 2023


Response from Junko
Hi Ariane, Thank you for your great review. Happy to know you enjoyed my class. And also I was surprised that you had perfect plan of Japanese trip. Let me know your impression of staying at the Japanese traditional Ryokan. Junko

Lesley, United Kingdom


I loved the whole experience! Junko was a lovely host and fantastic teacher. She made me feel welcomed and comfortable in her home and explained the cooking process the whole way. I would definitely recommend her wonderful cooking class and hope to see her again one day.

Mar 2020


Response from Junko
Hi Lesly, Thank you so much for joining my class. I was glad that you had fun and liked all of foods we made. Especially, I made sure snap beans with sesame source was best for you. I posted a recipe of Japanese omelet in my blog. So try to make it by yourself. I'm looking forward to seeing you next time!! Junko

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Response from Junko

FAQ about Kara-age and Onigiri Bento Box | Cooking class by Junko

  • How much does it cost to join Kara-age and Onigiri Bento Box?

    It costs 12000 per person.

  • How to get to the place where Kara-age and Onigiri Bento Box being held?

    Please go to Ōmori Station which takes 20 mins from Tokyo Station. Then Junko (host) will pick you up there!

  • What is the maximum capacity of Junko's cooking class?

    Up to 2 people can join Junko's cooking class.

  • How long is this cooking class by Junko?

    Duration of this cooking class is 3.5 hours.

Additional cooking class information

  • Confirmation

    You will receive the confirmation within 24 hours.

  • Payment

    We accepts these cards on airKitchen.

  • Cancellation

    Cancellations up to 48 hours prior to the class begins will be fully refunded by the airKitchen cancellation policy.

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