Ouchigohan! – Picnic Bento

Japanese Home Cooking

June 17, 2023
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Saturday, June 17, 5 pm ET | Calculate your local time

Join us for the family-friendly online Japanese cooking class series おうちごはん!Ouchigohan! – Japanese Home Cooking and cook along with us from your own kitchen! This month, learn how to make a delicious and healthy Japanese Picnic Bento—perfect for summer days at the beach or the park. On the menu are favorite dishes like karaage fried chicken, tamagoyaki omelet, tako (octopus) weiner sausage, lemony cucumber pickles and more. This educational program has plenty for children of all ages, with everything from cute bento designs to crafts and cupcake liners that add to the fun. Participants can make their own dishes with step-by-step guidance from TABLE FOR TWO’s Debra Samuels.

This month’s program is hosted by The Japan-America Society of Georgia and joined by Japan Society New York, The Japan Society of Boston, Japan America Society of Houston, Japan America Society of Colorado, Japan-America Society of Indiana, The Japan-America Society of Washington DC and Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia. Step-by-step cooking instruction and demonstrations are provided by TABLE FOR TWO USA, which leads the innovative series “Wa-Shokuiku 和食育: Learn. Cook. Eat Japanese!,” dedicated to making simple, healthy, homestyle Japanese food to enjoy with friends and family.  

$15/$10 Japan Society members with code “NY”. Advance ticket purchase required through The Japan-America Society of Georgia. One registration per family. The recipe card with ingredient list and Zoom link will be provided a few days before the event. Recommended for children ages 5-10 and their caregivers. Adult supervision required.

Japan Society programs are made possible by leadership support from Booth Ferris Foundation and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature. Family Programs are generously supported by Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas); ORIX Corporation USA; public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council; The Masako Mera and Koichi Mera, PhD Fund for Education and the Arts; The Norinchukin Foundation; Richard and Momona Royce; Hiroko Onoyama; and Andrew and Estelle Ross.

  • Saturday, June 17, 2023
  • 5:00 pm
  • Online
  • Registration
  • $15 Nonmembers
  • $10 Members