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Rolling in Style: Toronto’s Best Sushi Making Classes

Rolling in Style Toronto's Best Sushi Making Classes

Did you know that sushi was once so highly prized that people were allowed to use it to pay taxes in 8th century Japan? That’s why our guide today spills the soy sauce on the best sushi making classes in the city!

From perfect rolls to expert techniques, we’ve found the top spots for a sushi-making adventure. Ready to roll? Dive into the guide and chop, slice, and roll like a pro!

Make Sushi Magic at Roll This Way


Address: 14 Logan Ave Unit B, Toronto, ON M4M 2M8, Canada

Contact details: +1 855-447-8744

Operating hours: By appointment

Sushi-making classes here at Roll This Way are held weekly. It’s about 90 minutes long, and they’ve got all the tools ready for you to use, either on loan or for purchase right there.

During the class, you’ll spend 90 minutes making sushi and then get another 30 minutes to enjoy your creations. They’ve got ingredients for 28 pieces of sushi, covering Maki, Uramaki, Temaki, and Nigiri.

Oh, and here’s the fun part – they pick a winner at the end who walks away with a free sushi-making toolkit!

Pro tip:
Make sure to pay attention as the chefs here will drop some history of interesting sushi facts.

Roll Sushi at Sushi Making For the Soul


Address: 37 Advance Rd #105, Toronto, ON M8Z 2S6, Canada

Contact details: [email protected]

Operating hours: By appointment

Sushi Crafting Bliss with Chef Sang is an incredibly hands-on, and close-knit public class that happens live and in person. Led by TV personality and award-winning author, Chef Sang, it’s an interactive culinary experience like no other.

In the class, Chef Sang guides you through mastering the art of crafting the four classic styles of makimono sushi rolls. 

As you dive into the process, each participant creates a total of four rolls, and the best part is you get to savor your creations along the way—there’s plenty of food to go around.

What’s even better is that they’re super accommodating to different dietary needs and allergies. No worries about nuts or dairy—they steer clear of those. And if you’re gluten-free, they’ve got options for you too!

Pro tip:
Do not, and we mean, do not, eat before coming to their sushi classes. You’ll be making a lot of sushi here!

Roll with the Pros at the Chef Upstairs


Address: 516 Mt Pleasant Rd, Toronto, ON M4S 2M2, Canada

Contact details: +1 416-544-9221

Operating hours: 

  • Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm
  • Saturday: 9am to 10pm
  • Sunday: 10am to 6pm

At The Chef Upstairs, they roll out the red carpet for sushi enthusiasts with their fantastic sushi-making classes.

This hands-on class covers everything from classic rolls to contemporary creations, ensuring you get a comprehensive understanding of the art of sushi making. The expert guidance and step-by-step instructions make it easy for you to master the techniques.

In your first class, expect a delightful 3-hour journey where you’ll create assorted nigiri and sashimi using top-quality, sushi-grade fresh fish and accompaniments. 

The experience is not just about the moment – they’ve got you covered afterward too. You’ll receive an email with all the key steps and recipes, allowing you to recreate the delicious meal in the comfort of your own kitchen.

Pro tip:
When not cooking, you can relax with a glass of wine, beer, cocktail, or soft drink.