Japanese Bento Box Workshop - Short Courses Sydney

Japanese Bento Box Workshop

What you'll learn

Want to take on the challenge of making delicious and visually enjoyable Japanese bento? 

In this course, you will learn the techniques of preparing and presenting traditional Japanese bento boxes. "Make every meal more special with homemade bento..." Join this class to acquire the skills of making beautiful and healthy bento.

Learning the art of Bento making offers a multitude of benefits, from promoting balanced nutrition and creativity in the kitchen to fostering mindfulness, cultural appreciation, and social connection. It's a skill that nourishes both body and soul, enriching the lives of those who embrace its principles and techniques

Learning outcomes

By completing this Japanese Bento Box course, you will be able to:

  • Understand and learn how to prepare the basic components of a bento
  • Master the art of cutting and arranging ingredients beautifully
  • Develop the ability to plan a nutritionally balanced menu
  • Think of and practice creative bento designs

Course content

What will be covered in this course?

Session 1: Bento Basics

  • Learn about the history and culture of bento
  • Types of bento boxes and how to choose them
  • Basic methods of preparing ingredients

Session 2: The Aesthetics of Bento

  • Planning menus considering color and nutritional balance
  • Techniques for cutting ingredients and arranging them
  • Bento ideas for different seasons and events

Intended audience

This Japanese Bento Box course is perfect for beginners to intermediates who want to learn about beautiful Japanese bento.

Course venue

Sydney Community College

2A Gordon Street, Rozelle NSW 2039 (corner of Gordon Street & Victoria Road)

Course materials

Learning resources

Materials and texts used in the course will be distributed on the first day.

What to bring

  • Apron
  • Writing materials
  • Tupperware (to take your bento home)

Additional information

Please note the following for this course:

  • All ingredients are provided, but if you have specific allergies, please inform us in advance.

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