There is nothing more satisfying then successfully making your own sushi at home, leaving you feeling like the ultimate Masterchef. With the RedBalloon range of sushi making classes, you’ll get to experience just that! These classes will teach you everything you need to know about how to make sushi and even master sashimi. You’ll find a range of classes for all experience levels and locations all around Australia, including in Melbourne and Sydney.
There are plenty of sushi classes to choose from at RedBalloon but if you stuck for which one to go with, we’ve pulled together a list of some of our customers’ favourites to make it easier for you.
- Sushi and Sashimi masterclass: learn from the best as an expert head chef leads you through a class on making your very own delicious sushi. You’ll learn everything from selecting the fish to skilfully slicing the sashimi. Using a bamboo mat, you’ll prepare your dish whilst learning a new recipe along the way. Then, after the class, reward your efforts by enjoying your creations with a well deserved glass of wine or beer.
- Japanese cooking class: learn to create a range of modern and traditional Japanese food in this hands on cooking class. An experienced and passionate tutor will teach you how to perfect the sushi rolls, dumplings and more. At the end of the class, you’ll sit down to a three course meal as made by you!
- Authentic Japanese cooking class: in this hands on class, you’ll learn how to make sushi and all your Japanese favourites. Suitable for all experience levels, you’ll receive guidance from a professional chef every step of the way. Leave with confidence to recreate these authentic dishes at home.
What will I learn in a sushi making class?
During a sushi cooking class, you will learn everything you need to in order to make these basic recipes at home. This includes which fresh ingredients to use such as selecting the fish, how to prepare and what equipment you will need, and the steps involved in creating these dishes. You will also learn about the types of products, presentation, knife skills, culture and history and what makes the Japanese cuisine so unique and popular all around the world. Depending on the experience you book, at the end of the class you may be awarded a certificate of completion so you can brag about your new found culinary skills to all your family and friends.
What type of sushi will I make?
During your cooking lesson, you will learn to make a variety of Japanese sushi dishes including some of your favourite recipes. This could include making Sashimi from raw fish, crafting a sushi roll using Nori, the art of tempura, and even creating a Bento Box.
How long does a sushi making class go for?
Depending on the experience you choose, your sushi course can vary in time. Classes start from 1.5 hours and range to 3.5 hours for the longer experiences. You will also find a Japanese cooking class for 3 hours. You’ll find the perfect experience at RedBalloon to suit your needs and all within your timeframe.
Do I get to take the sushi home?
If you’re wondering if you get to take the delicious creations you have made home with you then the answer is absolutely! You can either enjoy your sushi following the experience or take them home to share with family and friends. To top of the experience, some classes even include a complimentary glass of wine to enjoy with your meal. You will also be able to take home the sushi recipe that you learnt that day so you continue to cook up an authentic Japanese meal in your own kitchen.
Can I book private and group lessons?
If you want to enjoy a sushi making class with a group of friends, then you can purchase multiple experiences from RedBalloon. Make sure you redeem these experiences at the same time so you can all be booked into the same class together. Learning how to make sushi in a group is a fun way to try new things whether that be with a group of friends, team building exercise with work colleagues or even for family bonding. You will leave the experience feeling like a proper sushi chef!
With the RedBalloon range of sushi making classes, you’ll find the perfect experience to suit your needs and all within budget. Whether you’re after a sushi class for beginners or looking to advance your culinary skills, our classes are suitable for everyone no matter what skill level you have. Better yet, why not gift a sushi making class to the foodie in your life. If someone important in your life has a special occasion coming up, such as a birthday or anniversary, then a cooking class is a fun and unique experience to show you’ve gone that extra mile with your gift giving.