TLC Offers Online Japanese Cooking Classes in July

Discover the delicious art of Japanese cuisine in a 3-class series of online classes in July. Best of all, it’s free for UT (and state) employees!

Japanese Oishi Cooking Class for ADULTS (Ages 16 and above) will be held online from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Central time on July 13, July 20, and July 27. Total cost is $100 for the series.

Students will learn basic vocabulary and expressions in Japanese as well as five methods of Japanese cooking while making dishes like dashi pickles, miso soup, and matcha ice cream. 

Japanese Oishi Cooking Class for YOUTH (Ages 11-15) will be held online from 11-11:45 a.m. Central time on July 12, July 19, and July 26. Total cost is $75 for the series. 

Students will learn basic vocabulary and expressions in Japanese while making dishes like an onigiri rice ball and characters for a Bento box. The youth class will not use a stove or oven during the class. 

No previous study of Japanese language is needed for either class. Ingredients and kitchen equipment are not provided by the TLC. Students will need to purchase the ingredients in advance for each of the classes. Menus and ingredient lists will be shared ahead of class. 

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Please note: Classes typically require at least three individuals paying the full fee for online (four for in-person) classes before a fee waiver student may join and classes are capped at 12 students. Classes without adequate enrollment are subject to closure or cancellation. If a class reaches capacity (12 students) and is closed to further enrollment or is canceled due to insufficient enrollment, we will notify you with alternative class options.