The Japanese Friendship Garden is collaborating with Wa-Shokuiku to produce healthy, fun cooking lessons for the family! This workshop adopts the widely acclaimed curriculum of Wa-Shokuiku, based on Japanese culinary education tradition with an emphasis on teaching etiquette, language, nutrition, and presentation.

Monthly Demonstrations

Join us in experiencing Wa-Shokuiku through our monthly demonstrations:

Location: JFG Exhibit Hall
Date & Time: Saturdays | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Free with Admission
$5 to sample tea and sweets
*Please note this schedule is subject to change. Please check our Programs Calendar for the most updated dates and times.


Wa-Shokuiku Class

Based on the original 7-day curriculum course, the Wa-Shokuiku program will cover all the 7 elements of Japanese cooking. Each class will focus on a different topic (see below) and will work independently from each other, hence there is no class order so students may choose which class he/she wishes to partake.

Location: Varies between the Activity Center and Lower Garden Kitchen
Date & Time: Saturdays | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Fee: $35 JFG Members, $45 Non-members (per person) + $10 Material Fee (per person)

Mommy & Me Class

A simple 1-day cooking class for parents to enjoy cooking with their children.* Each class will focus on a different topic and can be retaken.
*children should be at least 3 years or older

Location: JFG Activity Center
Date & Time: Saturdays | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Fee: $20 JFG Members, $25 Non-members (per person) + $10 Material Fee (per person)

Learn more about each topic:

Wa-Shokuiku Class

Mommy & Me Session

Wa-Shokuiku Class

Mommy & Me Session

Wa-Shokuiku Class

Mommy & Me Session

Wa-Shokuiku Class

Mommy & Me Session

Wa-Shokuiku Class

Mommy & Me Session

Wa-Shokuiku Class

Mommy & Me Session