Spectacular Sushi and Sashimi

In this extraordinary class, Sushi Chef Hideyo Yamada, with her remarkable knife skills and impressive artistic talent, will guide you through all phases of preparing classic sushi and sashimi. Using time-honored techniques and health-supportive ingredients, you’ll also make mineral-rich broth, traditional sauces, perfect brown rice, and create exquisite garnishes. You’ll be wowed by Hideyo’s accomplishments and astonished by your own.


Colorful Inside-Out Rolls (Rice Side Out)
Regular Rolls (Nori Side Out)
Dragon Rolls (Avocado Outside)
Nigiri (Regular Sushi)
Clear Soup
Perfect Brown Rice
Sushi Vinegar
Seasonal Fruit Parfait with Cashew Cream Sauce


Hideyo Yamada, a graduate of the Natural Gourmet Institute’s Chef Training Program and the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, she is a holistic chef, teacher and health counselor specializing in vegan and gluten-free cuisine. A Tokyo native, she trained as a sushi chef in Japan and worked as a Japanese pastry chef at Kai restaurant, famous for serving a high-end Japanese kaiseki. Hideyo has also worked at catering companies and restaurants throughout New York City. She is a chef instructor in the Natural Gourmet Institute’s Chef’s Training Program. Her website is