ExperienceFactory tour・Okonomiyaki cooking class

Head office of HiroshimaFactory tour - Okonomiyaki Cooking Class

Join us as we learn about the wonderful world of okonomiyaki!

You'll learn about the history of okonomiyaki and the process of manufacturing, bottling and shipping okonomi sauce.
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of our factory, experience the history and culture of Hiroshima through okonomiyaki at the Wood Egg Okonomiyaki museum and learn to make your own savory pancake in our okonomiyaki cooking class. (Reservation required)
Fun for families, school trips,vacationers and more!

Course guide: Okonomiyaki Cooking Class

We have a limited number of available spots and cannot accept additional reservations once our list is full.
Sign up ASAP to reserve your spot!

Factory & museum tour

We'll show you what a day at the Otafuku factory looks like and what goes into creating a bottle of Japan's favorite okonomi sauce.
Take in the sights, sounds, smells and flavors of okonomiyaki culture as you learn about Japan's favorite pancake.
We'll tour the Wood Egg Okonomiyaki museum as well and learn about the history of okonomiyaki and the vital role it plays in Japanese culture.
  • Time Class length: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Open

Monday - Friday

Capacity

50 people

Fee

Free

Recommended age

6+ years

* Adult supervision required for children 8 years old and under. No more than two children allowed per adult.

Time

10 am - 11:30 am
2 pm - 3:30 pm

Factory hours for the day after a holiday closure are from 2 pm - 3:30 pm only

Reservation Reservation requiredReservations
Please see class schedule

Tour schedule may be rearranged to accomodate guests on a case-by-case basis.

Hiroshima-style Okonomiyaki Cooking Class(with professional griddle)

Learn how to cook authentic okonomiyaki. (class capacity: 26 people)
Experience the fun of using a Japanese teppan to grill your pancakes!
  • time Class length: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Open

Monday - Friday / From January 2020, Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Capacity

2~26people

Fee

1,500 yen (tax included)

 (With apron and paper hat) 

Recommended age

10+ Children under 5 years are not permitted to attend this event.

* Children under 10 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Each attendee will be required to fill out a consent form.
Children must remain with their group/family for the duration of the class.

* Three elementary school students should accompany one adult.

Time

12 am - 1:30 pm

Reservation Reservation requiredReservations

Hiroshima-style Okonomiyaki Cooking Class(with electric griddle)

You'll learn cooking tips and tricks that you can use to cook okonomiyaki at home.
  • Class length 1 hour and 30 minutes
Open

Monday - Friday / From January 2020, Tuesday and Thursday

Capacity

2~20people

Fee

1,000 yen  (tax included)

 (With apron and paper hat)  

Recommended age

6+ (Children under 3 years of age are not permitted to attend this event.)

* All children must be accompanied by an adult. Each child must have their own adult chaperone. Each attendee will be required to fill out a consent form. Children must remain with their adult chaperone for the duration of the class.

* Three elementary school students should accompany one adult

Time

11:30 am - 1 pm

Reservation Reservation requiredReservations

Showroom

In addition to cooking classes, we also have a gift shop where you can buy exclusive Otafuku merchandise and sauces not available anywhere else.
Sauce and vinegar sampling is available.
Open

Monday - Friday

Time

9:15 am - 5 pm

Reservation

Unnecessary

Okonomiyaki Museum Tour (free admission)

Reservations required for groups of 10 or more. No reservations needed for smaller parties.
Learn about okonomiyaki and the vital role the dish played in Japan's post-WWII reconstruction era.
See the sauce-making process and learn how Otafuku grew from a small retail shop to one of Japan's largest sauce makers.
Open

Monday - Friday

Capacity

1〜9people

Time

9 am - 5 pm

Reservation

Unnecessary

※ You may wait for crowded hours at the reservation customers.

Photo-op

We have a designated photography area for taking the perfect shot to share online.
Make your memories last longer in our photography space, where you can capture the perfect shot to share with friends
Open

Monday - Friday

Time

9 am - 5 pm

Reservation

Unnecessary

Special cooking class · event information

We have a limited number of available spots and cannot accept additional reservations once our list is full.
Sign up ASAP to reserve your spot!

  • This class is taught on the 10th of every month. We provide special ingredients to make Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki.

    Each month, we'll feature new seasonal ingredients and toppings.(Professional Griddle Used - Hiroshima Okonomiyaki)
    * It does not include tour.
    *Lecturer will conduct in Japanese.

    • Date and time:
    • January 9th(Thu) 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm.
    •     *Mochi& Cheese
    •   February 10th(Mon) 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm.
    •     *Mochi& Cheese 
    •   March 10th(Tue) 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm.
    •        *Stewed beef streaks& Plenty of green onions 
    •  

    Capacity: 26 people
    Recommended age: 10+(Children under 6 years of age are not permitted to attend this event.)
    Fee: 
    1,500 yen  (tax included)

     (With apron and paper hat)

    Location: WoodEgg Okonomiyaki museum TEPPAN Okonomiyaki cooking studio

    Reservations
  • This class is taught on the 10th of every month. We provide special ingredients to make Kansai-style okonomiyaki.

    Each month, we'll feature new seasonal ingredients and toppings.(Hot Plate Used - Kansai Okonomiyaki)
    *It does not include tour.
    *Lecturer will conduct in Japanese.

    • Date and time:
         December 6th(Fri)11:30 am - 1:00 pm.
        *Party Okonomiyaki(Petit tomatoes&Avocado&
          Green soybean&Paprica) 
    •   January 9th(Thu) 11:30 am - 1:00 pm.
    •  *Mochi& Cheese
    •   February 10th(Mon) 11:30 am - 1:00 pm.
    •  *Mochi& Cheese 
    •  March 10th(Tue) 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm.
    •  *Margherita


    • Capacity: 20 people
    Recommended age: 6+ (Children under 3 years of age are not permitted to attend this event.)
    fee:
    1,000 yen  (tax included)

     (With apron and paper hat)  

    Location: WoodEgg Okonomiyaki museum 3F Kitchen studio

    Reservations
  • Okonomiyaki Museum Tour

    ◆We introduce our company and factory with VTR.
    ◆The staff will guide you to the museum "Okono Museum" that introduces the history and culture of Okonomiyaki.
    ◆You can also see the showroom, which features Otafuku Sauce, products of group companies and original goods.

    *The day is a non-working day of the plant and does not include plant tours.


    • Date and time:
    • January 6th(Mon) 1:30 pm-2:30 pm.

    Capacity: 2~52 people
    Recommended age: 6+
    Participation fee: free
    Location: WoodEgg Okonomiyaki museum 

    Reservations
  • Add vegetables! VEGE Takoyaki class

    Four kinds of vegetables! Let's make healthy Takoyaki!

    • Let's make healthy Takoyaki with various vegetables!
    • Okonomiyaki Division staff introduces tips on making delicious Takoyaki!
    • Let's eat together deliciously as lunch!
       

    *It does not include tour.
    Please make a reservation separately if you wish.

    *Lecturer will conduct in Japanese.


    Date and time:
       December  26th (Thu) 11:30 am - 1:15 pm.

    Capacity: 5 groups of 2-4 people
    Recommended age: 6+ (Children under 3 years of age are not permitted to attend this event.)
    Participation fee: 2,000 yen per group
    Location: WoodEgg Okonomiyaki museum 3F Kitchen studio

    Reservations
  • Kansai-style Okonomiyaki Cooking Class
    (with professional griddle)

    Lecturer will give you tips on how to make okonomiyaki deliciously at home.

    Choose your favorite ingredients such as squid, cheese, and Japanese basil and mix them into okonomiyaki!

    After making it, challenge "Oko Art"!

    Let's eat hot okonomiyaki with griddle.

    *It does not include tour.
    Please make a reservation separately if you wish.

    *Lecturer will conduct in Japanese.

    Date and time:
       December  23th (Mon) 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm.
       December  24th (Tue)   12:00 pm - 1:30 pm.
       January      8th(Wed)  12:00 pm - 1:30 pm.
       January   22nd(Wed)  12:00 pm - 1:30 pm.
       January   29th(Wed)   12:00 pm - 1:30 pm.
       February    5th(Wed)  12:00 pm - 1:30 pm.
       February  12th(Wed)  12:00 pm - 1:30 pm.
       February  21st(Fri)      12:00 pm - 1:30 pm.
       February  28th(Fri)     12:00 pm - 1:30 pm.

    Capacity: 26people
    Recommended age: 10+ (Children under  6 years old  are not permitted to attend this event.)
    Participation fee: 1,500 yen (tax included)
    (With apron and paper hat)
    Location: WoodEgg Okonomiyaki museum TEPPAN Okonomiyaki cooking studio

    Reservations

Information about group courses

Okonomiyaki cooking class (with professional griddle)

Guests will be divided into two groups and rotate between the cooking class and the museum tour.
The minimum size for this course is 27 attendees.
  • time 3 hours
Open

Monday - Friday

Capacity

27~52people

Fee

1,500 yen (tax included)

 (With apron and paper hat) 

Recommended age

Recommended age: 10+ Children under 5 years are not permitted to attend this event.

*Children under 10 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Each attendee will be required to fill out a consent form. Children must remain with their group/family for the duration of the class.

Time

11:00〜14:00

Reservation Reservation required ※ Please reserve by phone.

Announcement & Request

Notice

  • ・Food items made in class may not be taken home. Please consume all food items in the studio.
  • ・As we have limited parking, please make a reservation in advance.
    Please obey all parking lot regulations
  • ・Children younger than 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
  • ・Please contact us by phone for any change or cancellation after you make a reservation.
  • ・If you must cancel your reservation, we will retain a portion of the amount charged as a cancellation fee. Please see the following cancellation fee schedule:
    Seven days prior the date of the reservation: 20% of the total reservation Three days prior the date of the reservation : 50% of the total reservation On the day : 100% of the total reservation
  • ・Smoking is not allowed.
  • ・Drinking on site is not permitted. Guests who appear inebriated will have their reservation canceled and be asked to reschedule their visit.
  • ・Events may be postponed or rescheduled as necessary.
  • ・Events may be postponed or rescheduled due to incelement weather or other unforseen events. Click here to receive class schedule updates.
  • ・If someone is suspected of infectious diseases such as influenza and norovirus,events may be cancelled to prevent spread of infection.
  • ・Please make sure your inbox is set to receive emails from "@otafuku.co.jp" to ensure you receive your reservation confirmation.
  • ・Information will be provided in Japanese

About the Wood Egg Museum

  • ・Admission is free.
    Please contact us to schedule a group visit
  • ・The exhibits contain content that is appropriate for children ages 6+
  • ・We do not have a designated space for children to play or nurse.

About the Factory

  • ・The production line may not be in operation depending on the production schedule.
  • ・Strollers are not permitted in the factory.
    (Please leave your strollers at the reception desk.)
  • ・Part of the tour will be conducted outdoors.
  • ・Factory slippers will be required to enter the factory.

Reserve & Consult

Otafuku Sauce Co., Ltd.
WoodEgg Okonomiyaki Museum Guidance Group
Contact (+81)-(0)82-277-7116
Until two days before a reservation day Open from 9 am to 5 pm. on Weekdays
Adress

7-4-5 Shoko Center Nishiku,Hiroshima
733-0833

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Days closed

Saturday,Sunday,National holiday,Company holiday
※Please contact us for details of closed days directly.

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