19FJapanese Restaurant Kitanoji

Japanese cuisine of a new era from the northern land.
A variety of dishes with rich sensibility connecting Hokkaido and the world are served in a sophisticated space.


<The Authentic Dashi Preparation Workshop>  A Workshop for Authentic Dashi Preparation

Starting February 1st (Monday) we will begin a Japanese food cooking class for foreign tourists
We are now accepting reservations for the “Authentic Dashi Preparation Workshop, the Dashi Experience.”
This event will allow you to experience with all 5 senses the preparation of dashi, a staple of the Japanese diet.

●What you can experience at this event

The hands-on Authentic Dashi Preparation Workshop will provide you an enjoyable way to learn about the various styles and characteristics of dashi, the foundation of Japanese cooking.
After the hands-on workshop, you will be able to enjoy a special full course meal made using the dashi everyone prepared.

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Chef Tetsuyuki Kumagai from Japanese Cuisine “Kita no Ji”

“Japanese Cuisine” is the traditional food culture of Japan.
The foundation of Japanese Cuisine is dashi, which is indispensable to the everyday diet of the Japanese people.
Please experience Japanese food culture through the “Authentic Dashi Preparation Workshop” held at this restaurant.

<The Flow of the Workshop>

  • Lecture
    Participate in an enjoyable lecture on the various styles and characteristics of dashi. Then experience dashi through taste testing several varieties.
  • ●Experience preparing dashi yourself. (Our staff is on hand to help you)
    (approximately 50 minutes)
  • ●After the dashi has been made, the meal will be prepared. During that time, please relax outside of the event venue.
    (approximately 10 minutes)
  • ●Time to eat! (approximately 1 hour). Enjoy a platter of traditional Japanese dishes made using the dashi that everyone prepared during the workshop.
  • 【Example Menu】
  • ・Compare the taste of bonito flakes, salmon flakes, and tuna flakes
  • ・Appetizer: Seasonal vegetables and fried small fish topped with a salmon flake gelee
  • ・Small Bowl Dish: A savory steamed egg Custard, Japanese apricot wheat cake, and silver sauce made with a generous amount of bonito dashi
  • ・Sashimi: Tuna, salmon, sweet shrimp, and handmade tofu with tuna flakes and tosa soy sauce
  • ・Stewed Dish: Daikon stewed in dashi and broiled chicken topped with miso sauce
  • ・Hot pot: Seasonal vegetables and fish stewed in dashi
  • ・Meal: Seasoned Hokkaido grown rice cooked in an earthenware pot, miso soup, and pickled vegetables
  • ・Dessert: Two color sweet bean jelly and matcha
  • ●The meal is finished and everyone is free to go
  • Period of availabilityStarts February 6th, 2016 (Saturday)~
  • Times11:30 to 15:00 / Weekdays 17:00 to 22:00 Weekends and Holidays 16:00 to 22:00
  • PriceThe Authentic Dashi Preparation Workshop and Full Course Meal (drinks separate) is ¥8,000 per person (price including tax ¥8,640)
  • Reservations5 days before your intended participation

    ・Cancelations 2 to 7 days before the workshop will incur a cancellation fee of 20% of the participation price.
    ・You will be charged 60% of the participation price if you cancel the day before the workshop.
    ・If you cancel the day of the workshop, you will be charged for the full cost of the participation price.

  • The time requiredApproximately 2 hours
  • Note1. If you are late due to your own circumstances, you will have less time to participate.
    2. A minimum of 6 participants are required for the event (the maximum is 8 participants)
    3. There are no discounts for children.
    4. The price does not include drinks.
    5. If there are any foods you can not eat for health reasons, please let us know before the event.

Reservations and inquiries Contact Us (Reservation)

Reservations can be done over the phone or via email. >>
For reservation by Email or telephone available.

A representative will contact you shortly.
After receiving your reservation or inquiry, we will contact you via email ( though there are cases when we will contact you by phone or FAX).
We will contact you regarding the price, how to pay, and other details.
Your reservation will be completed when you receive the “Reservation Confirmation Email.”