Culinary Programs in Yamagata Prefecture
Born from its pristine nature and abundance of bountiful ingredients Yamagata City boasts rich culinary traditions that have been continually inherited and innovated upon for centuries. This includes the UNESCO recognized culinary excellence of Tsuruoka City, internationally acclaimed sake of Yamagata, and incredibly diverse regional cuisine found across this region.
Experience the rich culinary arts of Yamagata Prefecture through a variety of special programs that we have made in close collaboration with local chefs, farmers, and fishermen in this region.
Please note that many of our experiences utilize fresh ingredients found out in nature.
As such, the ingredients and contents of these experiences may vary drastically depending on the season.
See below for a list of fully guided experiences.
We provide local guides who live in Yamagata who will be by your side to walk you through a variety of culinary experiences.
Kaiseki Bento Workshop with Chef Suda
Learn the art of creating elegant kaiseki bento together with one of Yamagata's top washoku chefs.