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Connecting People Through Food

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There is something about cooking that is so magical. It is a form of art and science, and it can be therapeutic.


Creating memorable experiences through cooking, food and its culture, as well as connecting people through cooking are my ultimate goals.    

Born in Tokyo, Japan and based in Southern California.

A bilingual and bicultural food enthusiast. 【Get to know Junko

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Cooking Lessons
Pasadena, CA

In-person in Pasadena



  • クリスマスカラーのグリーンビーンズディッシュ

  • パールオニオンとバルサミコグレーズ

  • ビーフローストとオニオンマスタードソース

  • 洋梨のワイン煮とマスカポーネクリーム

* Now taking requests for private group cooking    


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Private Cooking Lessons: 

We offer small group private cooking lessons. Customize your lesson to include Japanese cooking or other international cuisines. For more information, click here.

Product Placements & Recipe Development

Interested in bringing your products to Japan? Need recipe idea? We can support your preliminary market research and new recipe ideas. For more information, click here.

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