Interested in cooking classes? Go to our new Cooking Classes and Workshops Page for a full listing of upcoming workshops and classes at the JCCCNC!


Sushi 101 Workshop
Saturday, August 12, 2017
11:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Instructor: Chef Mark Gyotoku
$40 JCCCNC Members
$50 General Public

For anyone who has their own dreams of sushi, our Sushi 101 workshop with sushi chef Mark Gyotoku is the perfect opportunity to learn how to roll your own sushi! Starting with how to prepare sushi rice to picking and preparing ingredients for your sushi creations, Mark will guide participants on how to prepare three basic styles of sushi rolls. Chef Gyotoku recommends workshop participants to bring a sharp kitchen knife, although all materials will be provided. Sushi is a great addition to your culinary repertoire, and is sure to be a crowd pleaser at any potluck or gathering so come out and get rolling with us!




Introduction to Temari Workshop
Saturday, August 26, 10:00am-1:00pm
Instructor: Cindy Lewis-Freid
$50 JCCCNC Members / $60 General Public

Temari balls are a 1,000 year-old traditional Japanese folk craft of stitching intricate artistic and geometric designs onto an ornamental cloth ball. Our workshop will include a history of the craft, traditional materials, anatomy of a temari ball, as well as instruction in stitching vocabulary and techniques. Workshop participants will receive a starter kit and additional instructions.

Space is limited! Reserve your workshop slot today!
JCCCNC Members $50, General Public $60


Previous Workshops

Magewappa Woodcraft Bento Box Workshop

Magewappa Workshop flyer copy

Tohoku Folk Crafts Workshop


Kaiseki Workshop Autumn

tomato, tofu & avocado salad

Introduction to Karate


Summer Soba Noodle Workshop with Sonoko Sakai


Kaiseki Workshop Summer

unagi tamagoyose

Ukulele 101

ukulele workshop

Washi Ningyo Paper Dolls
Washi ningyo construction


Terrariums Workshop

Terrarium Workshop Flyer copy

Introduction to Temari Workshop

Temari Workshop Flyer copy

Donabe Claypot Workshop with Sonoko Sakai



Tea and Craft Time

Plumeria Hawaiian Gift Box

Kaiseki Workshop Fall
Maguro Tataki

Japanese Pantry
Koji Workshop LARGE

Kaiseki Workshop Winter


Mochitsuki Workshops


Mah Jongg 101 Workshop

MJ Flyer copy

Spring Kaiseki Workshop

Chirashi on plate