May Level I Dates Posted, Mother’s Day Special, Level II Inquiry

May Dates for Level I classes: Go to CLASSES for details.

For those of you who are interested in taking a Level II class (Nigiri + Sashimi) on Friday May 22nd, please email The class will only take place once 14 people have been confirmed.

A special surprise treat for all mothers who attend the Mother’s Day Level I class on Saturday May 9th. Bond and say “Thank you, Mama-san!”


{Experience} Private sushi lesson from Chef Shin Aoyama‏ at Windup Bird Cafe

Originally posted on Mary's Happy Belly:

Sushi Lesson Date: January 2015
Location: Windup Bird Cafe , 382 College Street Toronto, ON

I was originally asked in late 2014 to be a participating chef at the Toronto Sushi Festival. The organizers of the festival said that they would provide the ingredients, marketing and equipment, and all I had to do was come up with the rolls. I figured that if I could master 2 rolls really well,I would be able to pull this off! I was pumped at the time and partnered with my cousin who lives in Montreal, as he works in the restaurant industry including a Japanese restaurant. We were excited that our rolls would be judged by top Toronto chefs and that we would be participating with real chefs working in the industry.

I tentatively agreed and worked on a plan. If I was going to participate, I had to make sure that I could do…

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2014 in review: 43,000 wannabe sushi chefs viewed the website. 3762 future sushi chefs took classes

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 43,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 16 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

Holiday Season Level I Classes

The perfect gift for Christmas!

Christmas Sushi

Two Level I classes in December.

Go to Classes for more information.

Also, a great stocking stuffer: purchase a gift certificate for that special someone.

We will snail mail the certificates to you and email you a scanned copy just so you can get it there on time.