2018 Hiroko’s Cooking Classes and Essentials Course at International Culinary Center

Posted on Nov 10, 2017 in Hiroko's Blog

Did you follow my cooking class photos on Instagram? Join me to find the deliciousness, healthfulness, wellness promoting and the enjoyment and happiness of Japanese cooking in 2018:

Here are the Japanese cooking classes and courses that I am will teach in 2018 at the International Culinary Center in New York City.

  • Essentials of Japanese Cooking April 9, 10, 11, 12, 13             5:45pm – 10:45pm
  • Essentials of Japanese Cooking September 10, 11, 12, 13, 14            9:30am – 2:30pm
  • Ramen & Gyoza with Hiroko Shimbo April 19                       5:45pm – 9:45pm
  • Basics of Sushi with Hiroko Shimbo             July 19                         5:45pm – 9:45pm

Japanese cuisine is delighted to be part of your daily life! It brings health, wellness, happiness and fun to your life. At my classes you will learn the basics, philosophy and delicious preparations of wonderful classic Japanese dishes. Whichever class or classes you choose to attend will enrich your life in 2018.

Essentials of Japanese Cooking Course (see the Instagram photos of students cooking and learning a great deal at this course @hirokoshimbo) is a five day intensive Japanese cooking classes for those – both avocational and professional – who wants to discover, learn and enjoy Japanese cooking including its history, philosophy, ingredients, presentation and preparations. You will learn many dishes will surely become your favorites, and the favorites of those who enjoy your cooking.  What you will learn can be used in for frequent daily meals with your family and friends, as well as for special occasions.

Ramen & Gyoza with Hiroko Shimbo is a one day class dedicated to those who love to slurp ramen noodle soup and want to know how to reproduce this classic in your own kitchen. You will learn the history, ingredients and preparations of ramen, including hand-making the ramen noodles themselves. Every ramen restaurant always offers gyoza dumplings. At the class you will also learn how to make classic pork and cabbage gyoza dumplings. Prepare ramen and gyoza with your friends and family. It will become a loved tradition in your in your kitchen!




Basics of Sushi with Hiroko Shimbo is a one day class for those who want to learn the basics of sushi preparation – perfect sushi rice, tangy pickled ginger, sweet rolled tamago omelet, simmered shiitake mushroom and special sushi shoyu dipping sauce. Using the these ingredients you will learn how to make your favorite maki-style rolls – thin roll, thick roll and inside-out roll. You can begin a monthly maki night tradition for friends and family at your own kitchen.  Bring your fellow diners in on the fun, by showing them what you have learned from Hiroko and inviting them to make maki, too.


Contact Hiroko @212-727-3085 if you have any questions.