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Three-Hour Sushi-Making Class for One or Two from Madame Saito (Up to 58% Off)

Center City East

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In a Nutshell

Self-proclaimed "Queen of Sushi" with formal Japanese and French culinary training teaches students to make maki and nigiri in three hours

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Dec 6, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Not valid on holidays. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose Between Two Options

  • $79 for a three-hour sushi-making class for one (a $185 value)
  • $155 for a three-hour sushi-making class for two (a $370 value)

During three-hour sushi-making lessons, Madame Saito teaches up to 60 students how to create two regular sushi rolls, two reverse rolls, two hand rolls, a shrimp-tempura roll, a soft-shell-crab-tempura roll, and 20 pieces of nigiri and sashimi. Classes meet on select Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons at The HeadHouse; see the class page for specific dates and times.

Madame Saito

Madame Saito calls herself the Queen of Sushi, and it's easy to see why. Armed with formal culinary training from Le Cordon Bleu and the Ritz Escoffier in Paris and experience from apprenticeships under premier Tokyo sushi chefs, she has committed the last 25 years to spreading her love for Japanese culture and contemporary fusion cuisine. Although she leaves time in her schedule to manage Le Champignon de Tokio—her sushi restaurant with French culinary influences—and to conduct an annual sushi-making competition, Madame Saito counts education as one of her highest priorities. She regularly commits her quadrilingual tongue to demystifying the art of sushi during classes for aspiring chefs and casual students alike, teaching them how to hand roll maki and slice fish into perfectly uniform dodecahedrons.

Madame Saito

Philadelphia calls Madame Saito the Queen of Sushi, and it's easy to see why. Armed with formal culinary training from Le Cordon Bleu and the Ritz Escoffier in Paris and experience from apprenticeships under premier Tokyo sushi chefs, she has committed the last 26 years to spreading her love for Japanese culture and contemporary fusion cuisine. Although she leaves time in her schedule to manage Tokio Sushi Bar—her sushi restaurant with French culinary influences—, The HeadHouse Cafe, and to conduct an annual sushi-making competition, Madame Saito counts education as one of her highest priorities. She regularly commits her quadrilingual tongue to demystifying the art of sushi during classes for aspiring chefs and casual students alike, teaching them how to hand roll maki and slice fish into perfectly uniform dodecahedrons.


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98% of 49 customers recommend

  • “second class for me (after a 5 year break) and first time class for my 2 friends. we learned so much and had a great time learning to make sushi and eating our...”

    “second class for me (after a 5 year break) and first time class for my 2 friends. we learned so much and had a great time learning to make sushi and eating our creations. large class made hearing madame saito a bit of a problem so room set up with her in the middle might have been better. all in all a great evening.”

  • “We had a wonderful time at this sushi making class!!”

  • “It was a very fun evening. The class was great and I feel very confident about making sushi to friends in my house. Madame Saito is very commuted and dedicated to...”

    “It was a very fun evening. The class was great and I feel very confident about making sushi to friends in my house. Madame Saito is very commuted and dedicated to culinary, she only uses the best ingredients and shares hints with students on how to find high quality products. ”

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    Center City East

    124 Lombard St

    Philadelphia, PA 19147

    +12159222515

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