Miyako Sushi & Washoku School is a culinary school of authentic Japanese cuisine.  Our curriculum is created by Katsuya Uechi (Owner and Exective Chef of Katsu-ya Group) and offers an exceptional training with highly qualified instructors from Katsu-ya Group.  Our facilities are professionally designed for Japanese food preparation.



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**** Please note:

Courses will be postponed depending on the situation of COVID-19. 

Please check back on our website for newly rescheduled dates.

Free gift ! for students of Sushi Course and Washoku of California Cuisine Course


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                    Katsuya Uechi

                    Principal of Miyako Sushi & Washoku School

                    Executive Chef/Owner of Katsu-ya Group


                    Shinji Kugita

                    Instructor of Miyako Sushi & Washoku School

                    Executive Chef of Katsu-ya Group


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Future Chefs

Along with growth of sushi restaurant business, demands for sushi chefs are highly expanding all over the world.  Miyako Sushi & Washoku School provides essential skills for future sushi chefs and supports the development of the sushi industry in the world.


Along with popularity of Japanese restaurants in North America, sushi has become widespread in the life of Americans.  However, together with that market growth, shortage of sushi chefs and levels of their skills have become matters of concern. Miyako Sushi & Washoku School was founded to overcome those issues and support Japanese restaurant industry.  We are a culinary school of authentic Japanese cuisine for future sushi chefs and fully provides essential skills to our students to meet the demand of the industry. 


Under the mission of producing successors to authentic Japanese cuisine, Mutual Trading Co., Inc., the premier Japanese food supplier and Katsu-ya Group, the mainstream sushi restaurant are united to offer future chefs great opportunities to establish their skills and careers.


Miyako Sushi & Washoku School provides courses for from chef trainees to experienced chefs.  Katsuya Uechi produces the programs through his experience as a chef and shares his passionate philosophy.





843 E 4TH ST, LOS ANGELES, CA 90013, USA

P: 213-437-2124

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OPENING HOURS:   MON.– FRI.  8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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