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A woman is cutting noodles to celebrate her birthday with friends at The Story of Ramen



Choose between two class options:

  • Two hour Ramen Making Party

  • Four hour Advanced Ramen Workshop

Dive into a delightful culinary journey, right in the heart of San Francisco, with our In-Person Ramen Making Party. At The Story of Ramen, we're not just teaching you a recipe; we're sharing with you a slice of Japanese culture. Our mission goes beyond making a bowl of ramen; it's about weaving the rich tapestry of stories, techniques, and flavors behind this iconic dish. And what's better than enjoying this experience firsthand in our in-person cooking classes?

Whether you're a solo culinary enthusiast or you're gathering a group for an unforgettable ramen birthday, anniversary, or holiday celebration, our doors are wide open for everyone. 

What to Expect:


  • Tools & Ingredients: We've got you covered! From the essential 'kansui' to the authentic 'shoyu', every tool and ingredient you'll need to craft your bowl of ramen awaits you here. And don't worry if you're new to the world of ramen. Our Japanese-trained, professional chef instructors are always on hand to guide you, ensuring your culinary adventure is smooth and memorable.

  • Culinary Skills: Whether you're diving into the basics or aiming for advanced techniques, our in-person cooking classes are tailored to satiate your culinary curiosity. Learn the fine art of noodle-making, discover the secret behind the perfect 5:55 soft-boiled egg, and master the rich, umami-laden broths that are the heart of every ramen bowl.

  • Dining Experience: Once your culinary masterpiece is ready, it's time to relish! Sit down with your fellow chefs, share stories, and savor the flavors of your handcrafted ramen. After all, every bowl of ramen has a story, and we can't wait for you to share yours.

Are you ready to embark on this flavorful journey? Choose between our basic Ramen Making Party or elevate your skills with the Advanced Ramen Workshop. Navigate through our schedules, select the class that resonates with you, and find the time that works best for you. Or if you have a minimum of 8 guests, you can book a private class just for your group here. Don’t have a specific time in mind, but still want to give the gift of ramen to a loved one? You can purchase a gift card that never expires and can be redeemed for any open classes.

At The Story of Ramen, our in-person cooking classes are designed to be more than just a class; they're an experience, a memory, and a story waiting to be told. Let's write yours together.

Ramen Making Party (2 hours)

Price ranges from $70 to $85


Advanced Ramen Workshop (4 hours)

Price ranges from $160 to $170


frequently asked questions

What is your address?

We are located in San Francisco Lower Mission District, a block from Mission 24th Street BART station. Our address is 3231 24th St, San Francisco, CA 94110. It is conveniently accessible via US-101.

Do you have parking available?

As we are in a heavily urban area, we do not have parking onsite for guests. Street metered parking is available on all streets nearby though. Parking fees are enforced Monday to Saturday 9 AM-6 PM.

What options do you have for broth?

Our ramen making workshops offer either a shoyu pork Tonkotsu broth or miso vegan broth. You will select when you book, and you can customize the spicy level of your broth.

Please note that vegan broth MUST be pre-ordered. For walk-in requests, there is a $10 charge.

What is your cancelation or reschedule policy?

You can request a refund or reschedule as long as you cancel 7 days before the event date. A 3% processing fee will be applied for refunds.

Do you accommodate kids?

Kids more than 8 years old are more than welcome to join our ramen making workshops, as we host kids parties all the time!  We do not allow young kids, babies, or toddlers under 3 years old to enter our facility or participate at our San Francisco cooking classes for safety and liability reasons. If you do so, we will refuse you and your group's entry to our facility, and no last minute refund will be issued.

If you have kids between the age of 3 and 8, we will handle per individual basis. Please contact us and explain your situation and we will do our best to accommodate. Please contact us prior to paying for or booking your class.

We do not offer discounted kids pricing for our ramen making workshops.

What should I expect for the two hour Ramen Making Party?

  • Upon arrival, we will serve you with pork or vegetarian gyoza pot stickers as appetizer.

  • You will then learn how to make noodles from scratch and cook the bowl of ramen in our kitchen.

  • We will finish the event with mochi ice cream as dessert.

Expect to have your ramen about 80-90 minutes after the event start time.

What is the minimum number of guests to set up a private event?

The minimum is 8 guests. We can also accommodate if you have less than 8 guests and you are willing to pay for 8 seats.

Is your ramen making workshop BYOB or can I bring my own food or drinks?

We do not allow any outside food and drinks (including alcohol and coffee) to be brought into our San Francisco cooking classes.

We do offer a selection of Japanese beers, wines, and sakes that you can purchase on site. For private events, we also offer sake and/or tea tastings.

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