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

Capacity

2~26people

Fee

1000 yen

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

Capacity

2~20people

Fee

700 yen

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 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.

    • Date and time:
    • July 8th (Mon) 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm.
      * Eel・Shiso leaves (Beefsteak plant)
      Augst 9th (Fri) 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm.
      * Eggplant ・ Tomato ・  Cheese 

    Capacity: 26 people
    Recommended age: 10+(Children under 6 years of age are not permitted to attend this event.)
    Fee: 1,010 yen
    Apron and hair covering required for class.Items may be purchased on location
    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 Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki.

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

    • Date and time:
    • July 8th (Mon) 11:30 am - 1:00 pm.
      * Shiso leaves (Beefsteak plant)・Ume(Salted plum)・ Octopus 
    • Augst 9th (Fri) 11:30 am - 1:00 pm.
      * Edamame ・ Cheese

    Capacity: 20 people
    Recommended age: 6+ (Children under 3 years of age are not permitted to attend this event.)
    Participation fee: 1,010 yen
    Apron and hair covering required for class. Items may be purchased on location
    Location: WoodEgg Okonomiyaki museum 3F Kitchen studio

    Reservations

  • Support for summer vacation homework ☆
    Learn Okonomiyaki and sauce!

    How about learning about Okonomiyaki and sauce as a free research on summer vacation?
    We make delicious Okonomiyaki "cal oko" full of calcium!
    We will also introduce the creation of favorite sauces using the "Delicious sauce handicraft set" to be released in June ★
    Useful items for homework such as "Okonomiyaki Challenge Diary" and "Okonomiyaki Learning Notes" will also be presented!

    *The creation of favorite sauces will be introduced at a staff demonstration.
    Customers only experience the cooking of okonomiyaki.
    *It does not include tour.
    Please make a reservation separately if you wish.

    • Date and time:
        August 2nd(Fri)  11:30 am - 1:30 pm.
        August 7th(Wed) 11:30 am - 1:30 pm.   
    • Capacity:10 pairs of parent and child (one pair 2-3 people)
    • Recommended age: 6+ (Children under 3 years of age are not permitted to attend this event.)
    • Participation fee: 1,500 yen
    • Apron and hair covering required for class. Items may be purchased on location.
    • Location: WoodEgg Okonomiyaki museum 3F Kitchen studio  
    Reservations

  • Reservations
    Okonomiyaki with vegetables grown in Hiroshima!
    Hiroshima City Agricultural Administration Division tie-up cooking class

    We will talk about the attractiveness of Komatsuna, a typical vegetable of Hiroshima!
    At first Hiroshima City Agricultural Administration Division introduces vegetables of Hiroshima.
    After deepening your knowledge, let's make okonomiyaki using various Hiroshima vegetables including Komatsuna!
    This popular class will be held twice during the summer vacation!
    Perfect for summer vacation homework! ?

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

    • Date and time:
    • July 31st(Wed) 11:00 am - 1:30 pm.
    • August 20th(Tue) 11:00 am - 1:30 pm.

    Capacity: 20 people
    Recommended age: 6+ (Children under 3 years of age are not permitted to attend this event.)
     Participation fee: 700yen
     Apron and hair covering required for class. Items may be purchased on location.
     Location: WoodEgg Okonomiyaki museum 3F Kitchen studio

    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.

    Date and time:
       August  8th (Thu) 11:30 am - 1:15 pm.
       August 22nd (Thu) 11:30 am - 1:15 pm.
       August 23rd (Fri)  11:30am - 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: 1,000 yen per group
    Apron and hair covering required for class. Items may be purchased on location.
    Location: WoodEgg Okonomiyaki museum 3F Kitchen studio

    Reservations

Announcement & Request

Notice

  • ・Please bring an apron and bandana or hair covering to class. These items will be available for purchase on location. You can see the apron for sale here.
  • ・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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