Taste of Okura Book your cooking workshop at Okura's cookery studio

Would you like to learn how to cook like a Michelin-starred chef? At Hotel Okura Amsterdam, you'll find the perfect place just for that. In the cookery studio 'Taste of Okura', Chef de Cuisine Louise O'Hare will show you exactly how to prepare your own Michelin star-worthy dishes. Taste of Okura is the perfect setting for both small and larger groups. You can sign up for the scheduled cookery workshops as an individual or a small group up to 6 guests, or we can help you organize your own event. Whether you're looking for a private dining room in a unique setting with your family or a place for interactive team-building activities, we will make it work for you.

For groups of up to 20 guests we offer tailor-made interactive cookery workshops where your guests prepare their own dishes to enjoy at the dining tables. Ideal for active cooking groups or a team-building challenge! For larger groups a standing buffet, cocktails, and live cooking demonstrations are just some of the possibilities in Taste of Okura.

Please contact the Reservation team for more information on the cookery workshops via +31 20 6787 450.

Wine Room

In addition to a kitchen, the culinary center also has a wine room where wine and sake tastings are organized for a maximum of 18 guests. Sommelier Noël Vanwittenbergh explains how to pair wine with food for optimum effect, helps you develop a discerning taste in wine, shows you how to distinguish between different grape sorts and the varieties of flavour from continent to continent. The Wine Room is also available for group cocktails. Contact the Reservations team for more information and reservations for the Wine room via +31 20 6787 450.

The individual cookery workshops

The cooking workshops, lasting around 4,5 hours, take place in Taste of Okura. All the dishes will be explained before you, with a glass of good wine or sake in hand, have a go at making them yourself. When everything is ready, you take your place at the table to enjoy all the delicious dishes you have made. At the end of the cookery workshop, you are given all the recipes to take home with you.

Good to know

  • Workshops can be booked privately with a minimum revenue of € 1.500,-
  • Individual workshops can be booked for a maximum of 6 guests 
  • We require payment in advance for the workshops. The workshop can be paid for via iDEAL, credit card, or bank transfer.
  • Giftcards for the Taste of Okura can be bought at our front desk or we can send them to you by registered post. Costs for sending are € 8.50.