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? You'll find the perfect place to do just that at Hotel Okura Amsterdam. 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 small group, or we can help you organize your own event for up to 75 guests. 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 10-18 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 walking dinners, cocktails and live cooking demonstrations are just some of the possibilities in Taste of Okura. The chefs prepare the workshop so that your guests can relax with a drink in hand and enjoy bringing the dishes together.

Follow Taste of Okura on Twitter to stay informed about the latest workshops! 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 developing 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 cookery workshops

The cooking workshops, lasting around 3,5 hours, take place in Taste of Okura. Here, all the dishes will be carefully explained to you before – with a glass of good wine or sake to hand – you will be able to 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.

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