Experience Auckland through a Japanese palate.
Guided by a genuine Japanese Chef, you will explore restaurants serving authentic Japanese fare and learn how and what to order depending on their specialty.
There are great story telling opportunities as we understand why cuisine is so important to these Japanese New Zealanders.
Capture the essence of both modern & traditional Japanese life and the close links between New Zealand & Japan by shopping for your own ingredients to finish the day cooking a Japanese recipe in your home guided by your personal chef.
Japan Food Safari
The moment you join us you’ll be ‘transported’ into your Japanese Foodie immersion. Guided by our Japanese team our first stop on our food safari is to taste ”The Worlds Best Cream Puff”.
Green Tea Paradise
Next we head to Green Tea paradise again, learning how to order in Japanese at Tsujiri’s.
A light lunch tasting Japanese restaurant lunch experience. Visit a modern Japanese Restaurant – Janken. We love their modern take on Japanese cuisine, and you’ll have a full belly and warm heart as our guides share their unique story-telling and help you order using a little Japanese.
Japanese Grocery Shopping
We’ll meet your private Japanese chef for a grocery shopping experience on what authentic Japanese products to choose, nab a few treats and check-out in Japanese. You’ll discover that right here in Auckland are the opportunities to source authentic grocery items to combine with NZ produce. We’ll need to grab the key ingredients for the master-class to follow.
Private Chef Cooking School
Now we have had a taste from the professionals and time to chat and discuss your tastes, and head to cooking school to create your own Japanese cuisine under the guidance of your Japanese chef.
Enjoy a laugh while you create your own Japanese meal to reflect on a full days Japan foodie immersion.