Summer Courses in Japan
Japanese Culinary and Cultural experience in beautiful Atami city!
Summer in Japan – JCI Summer Courses offer a unique chance to enjoy the best parts of Japan. Within a week, you can learn popular Japanese cuisine such as "Ramen", "Yakitori", "Sushi", home cooking, and traditional Japanese desserts, directly from culinary professionals at Japan Culinary Institute, while enjoying the beaches, hot springs, and temples, and experiencing Japanese culture first-hand!
Each of the four lessons is taught by a very high-level culinary master and teaches highly specialized expertise in the pursuit of cooking. Offers the possibility to reproduce authentic Japanese cuisine anywhere in the world.
The school is located in Atami, a quaint city just 45 minutes from Tokyo by shinkansen (bullet train). It is a popular escape for people living in big cities, to feel nature and enjoy a peaceful time. During the day, you can enjoy beaches, shopping, and visiting historical spots in the area, or you can visit Mt.Fuji, beautiful Lake Ashinoko, the famous castle in Odawara, Firework Festivals, etc. on weekends.
The culinary lessons are offered with a FREE English interpreter, so do not worry even if you don’t speak any Japanese.
JCI Japanese Cooking Summer Course - 9 Special Features that promise a fulfilling time to learn and enjoy!
Course Duration: 1 week
Yakitori Summer Course: May 30, Jun 6, Jul 4, Jul 11, Aug 29, Sep 5
Ramen Summer Course: Jun 20, Jun 27, Aug 15, Aug 29
Summer Home Cooking Course: Jul 18, Jul 25, Aug 1, Sep 12, Sep 19.
Price: 1,800 US$
■Course fees include:
- 4 Culinary lessons
- 1 Culinary visit
- 1 Cultural excursion (ex: Mt.Fuji view, sake brewery, Hakone, or Lake Ashinoko)
- English interpreter during culinary lessons
- Welcome lunch
- Welcome kit (city map, pen, notebook, file folder, bus pass, sightseeing guidebook)
- Daily meal vouchers (5 daily meal vouchers a week - rice, miso soup, pickles, vegetables, bread, coffee).
- Travel insurance (necessary for culinary lessons)
- Round-trip airfare
- Transportation fee within the city.
[ Sample schedule ]
Day 1 SUN Arrival in Atami
Day 2 MON Lesson 1
Day 3 TUE Lesson 2
Day 4 WED Lesson 3 + Culinary Visit
Day 5 THU Lesson 4
Day 6 FRI Cultural Excursion
Day 7 SAT Free