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SCHOOL INTRODUCTION

TSA is Japan’s premier sushi academy. It was also the first school opened with the sole purpose of teaching the art of sushi making. With the boom in the popularity of Japanese cuisine all around the world, TSA makes sure that the students are trained to properly prepare and serve authentic Japanese sushi. TSA have turned out more than 3,000 graduates and they found new career in more than 50 countries.

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We are here to tell you all the ins and outs of each school and let you choose which one you think would be the best for you. Your success in Japan is our success.

School Features

BECOME A SUSHI CHEF OR JAPANESE CUISINE CHEF

New Authentic Sushi and Japanese Cuisine Course will be offered starting from February 2017! You can gain a deeper knowledge in the Authentic Ways of sushi making and Japanese Cuisines. Learn all the techniques for authentic Japanese sushi making in the 4 weeks Authentic SUSHI course, then popular Japanese cuisine dishes known as “Washoku” nowdays in the 4 weeks Authentic JAPANESE CUISINE Course. Japanese language proficiency is not a requirement. The class is taught entirely in English, so prospective sushi chefs from all around the world are able to understand the lessons as long as they can understand English.

School Location

TSUKIJI

Tsukiji, the world’s largest fish market, holds auctions daily for high quality fish. Even today, it remains the perfect place to pick out fresh fish for making sushi. It's quiet good envorinment to focus on perfecting your sushi/Japanese cuisine skills and build up good relationship with fish/vegetable wholesalers here.

Distance to Train Stations
Walking Time
Tsukiji (3 min)
Hibiya line
Tsukijishijo (5 min)
Oedo line
Higashi Ginza (5 min)
Asakusa Line

COURSES

4 WEEKS SUSHI COURSE
5 DAYS SASHIMI COURSE
5 DAYS JAPANESE CUISINE COURSE
6 WEEKS TOTAL COURSE
4 WEEKS SUSHI COURSE
COURSE INTRODUCTION

Tokyo Sushi Academy's 4 week course covers everything you need to know to make professional standard, authentic Japanese sushi. Not only will you gain practical experience in handling the knifes correctly, you'll come away with your own set. The course gives your a chance to learn how to properly prepare over 20 kinds of fish as well as specialist Edomae style techniques specific to each ingredient. From the basics of cooking sushi rice to preparing live octopus, you'll cover all areas of this world famous food.

Course Length

With Tourist Visa

1 month

AVAILABLE TERMS FOR 2019
  • September
  • October

Exact dates:

Sep 9th Mon to Oct 4th Fri
Oct 28th Mon to Nov 22nd Fri

AVAILABLE TERMS FOR 2020

  • January
  • February
  • March
  • May

Exact dates:

Jan 6th Mon to Jan 31st Fri
Feb 17th Mon to Mar 13th Fri
Mar 30th Mon to Apr 24th Fri
May 18th Mon to Jun 12th Fri

Schedule

Weekdays

Morning Class

09:00

to

15:00

30

Term Breakdown

Beginner

Course End

1ST WEEK
  • How to sharpen knives
  • How to cook Sushi rice
  • Sushi rice making
  • How to cut vegetables
  • How to make Nigiri Sushi
  • How to cut filet into slices
  • Egg omelet Nigiri Sushi
  • Hand Roll practice
  • Hosomaki practice
  • Aji (Horse Mackerel)
  • Inada (Young yellowtail)
  • Ika (Squid)
  • Basic Sashimi

Total Course Costs

1 month
¥591,300 in total

Note: 4 Japanese Knife Set:
Right-handed 77,800JPY
Left Handed 108,300JPY

Knife Case:
7,600JPY

Tokyo Sushi Academy Uniform Extra Cost
XXL Size: +2,000JPY
XXXL Size: +4,200JPY

Visa Assistance Fee:
10,000JPY

5 DAYS SASHIMI COURSE
COURSE INTRODUCTION

The Japanese delicacy of Sashimi requires careful training to get the best flavour out of the fish. This 5 day course covers 3 kinds of fish a day to give you a broad repertoire of preperation techniques for a range of fish, from tuna to tokobushi and seasonal fish. It's not just about producing sashimi either, you'll learn both Otsukuri and Tsuma/Ken techniques to add a touch of beauty to your creations. Once the course is complete, your learning won't stop as you will come away with your own set of professional knifes and an understanding of how to use them like one so you can keep on with your own training.

AVAILABLE TERMS FOR 2019
  • July
  • October
  • November

Exact dates:

Jul 29th Mon to Aug 2nd Fri
Oct 7th Mon to Oct 11th Fri
Nov 25th Mon to Nov 29th Fri

 

AVAILABLE TERMS FOR 2020

  • February
  • April
  • June

 

Exact dates:

Feb 3rd Mon to Feb 7th Fri
Apr 27th Mon to May 1st Fri
Jun 15th Mon to Jun 19th Fri

Schedule

Weekdays

Morning Class

09:00

To

15:00

Course hours per week:

30

*HOURS MAY CHANGE

Term Breakdown

Beginner

Course End

1ST DAY
  • How to sharpen a Japanese Knife
  • Vegetable Cutting with a Japanese Knife
  • Tsuma/Ken
  • Salmon
  • Sazae (Turban shell)
  • Sashimi and Seasonal Fish

Total Course Costs

1 week
¥248,400 in total

Note: 4 Japanese Knife Set:
Right-handed 77,800JPY
Left Handed 108,300JPY

Knife Case
7,600JPY

Tokyo Sushi Academy Uniform:
M/L/XL Size: 16,200JPY
XXL Size: 18,200JPY
XXXL Size: 20,400JPY

5 DAYS JAPANESE CUISINE COURSE
COURSE INTRODUCTION

The Tokyo Sushi Academy offers this 5 day course to learn how to create a delicious range of Washok from yakitori to tempura to grill techniques. You'll gain a real understanding of the ins and outs of the foods of Japan and how to create them from the ground up, including dashi soup stock and ten-tsuyu, components that could be considered the soul of the dishes.

AVAILABLE TERMS FOR 2019
  • August
  • October
  • December

Exact dates:

Aug 5th Mon to Aug 9th Fri
Oct 14th Mon to Oct 18th Fri
Dec 2nd Mon to Dec 6th Fri

AVAILABLE TERMS FOR 2020

  • February
  • May
  • June

Exact dates:

Feb 10th Mon to Feb 14th Fri
May 11th Mon to May 15th Fri
Jun 22nd Mon to Jun 26th Fri

Schedule

Weekdays

Morning Class

09:00

To

15:00

Term Breakdown

Beginner

Course End

1ST DAY
  • Negima (Chicken and green onion)
  • Tsukune (Chicken meatballs)
  • Tebasaki (Chicken Wings)
  • Momo (Chicken Thigh)
  • Seseri (Chicken Neck)
  • Hatsu (Chicken Hearts)
  • Buta Shiso (Pork and Shiso Leaves)

Kushi-yaki Course

  • Pork, Beef, Vegetable and more

Total Course Costs

1 week
¥194,400 in total

Note: 4 Japanese Knife Set:
Right-handed 77,800JPY
Left Handed 108,300JPY

Knife Case:
7,600JPY

Tokyo Sushi Academy Uniform
M/L/XL Size: 16,200JPY
XXL Size: 18,200JPY
XXXL Size: 20,400JPY

6 WEEKS TOTAL COURSE
COURSE INTRODUCTION

This intensive 6 week course sets you up to be a true Japanese food aficionado. Starting with an initial 4 weeks training on Sushi learning to prepare an extensive range of ingredients, you'll move on to 5 days focusing on Sashimi preparation from knife skills to presenting your beautiful creations. Finally, the course finishes with 5 days on Washoku, authentic Japanese cuisine that includings yakitori and tempura. You'll learn everything from the essentials of dashi soup stock to more challenging techniques of Edomae style sushi.

AVAILABLE TERMS FOR 2019
  • September
  • October

Exact dates are:

Sep 9th Mon to Oct 18th Fri
Oct 28th Mon to Dec 6th Fri

 

AVAILABLE TERMS FOR 2020

  • January
  • March
  • May
Exact dates are:

Jan 6th Mon to Feb 14th Fri
Mar 30th Mon to May 15th Fri
May 18th Mon to Jun 26th Fri

Schedule

Weekdays

Morning Class

09:00

To

15:00

Course hours per week:

30

*HOURS MAY CHANGE

Total Course Costs

6 weeks
¥936,900 in total

Note: 4 Japanese Knife Set:
Right-handed 77,800JPY
Left Handed 108,300JPY

Knife Case:
7,600JPY

Visa Assistance Fee:
10,000JPY

Tokyo Sushi Academy Uniform Extra Cost:
XXL Size: 2,000JPY
XXXL Size: 4,200JPY

Extra certificate issue Fee:
20,000JPY

(Certificate of Bronze designed by ministry of agriculture Japan issue fee)

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