Terms & Conditions

Thank you for visiting the Cooking with Yoshiko website.

Your agreement

Your use of this website means that you have agreed to the following terms of use. Please note we may change these terms of use at any time, without telling. If we make a change, the next time you use this website will mean you agree to the amended terms of use.

Reservation, Cancellation  & Transfer Policies

  • Reservations may be transferred to another available class if more than 30 days’ notice is given
  • No refunds/transfers/credits on cancellations, regardless of illness or a change in personal circumstance when you notify us less than 30 days notice
  •  Cancellation of a class up to within 7 days and up to 4 days prior to the scheduled event, a 50% of fee is refundable. A cancellation of a class within 3 days of the scheduled class, the full amount of the fee will be forfeited and no option to reschedule will be available. ( it is for a private class only )
  • If you cannot make it to your reserved class, you are welcome to send someone in your place.
  • Cancellations are not refundable.
  • Cooking with Yoshiko reserves the right to alter or cancel a class. If a class is cancelled for any reason, a choice of rescheduling or full refund will be given.
  • Minimum numbers apply to run classes. If minimum numbers are not met, the class will be cancelled. At least 48 hours’ notice will be given and rescheduling will be offered.
  • When purchasing a ticket on someone else’s behalf please ensure the recipient is available on the date the event is due to occur, as their inability to attend does not entitle them to a refund/transfer/credit. If in doubt, a simple option might be for you to purchase a gift card via Cooking with Yoshiko website.
  • If a class is cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control Cooking with Yoshiko is not responsible for any costs, damages or expenses that you may suffer or incur.
  • Please inform us of any dietary requirements when making a booking as we are unable to provide you with a refund/transfer/credit note after the fact. Cooking with Yoshiko is not an allergen-free environment and while we will make every effort, we cannot accommodate dietary requirements in all cases.
  • Gift vouchers cannot be refunded or redeemed for cash.
  • Gift vouchers are valid for 12 months from date of purchase.

Class attendance

  • Unless the class is specified as a children’s class, unaccompanied class attendees must be 16 years of age or older. Children 10 years and older may attend accompanied by a responsible adult (1 adult per child).
  • Photographs may be taken during the classes and used for marketing or promotional purposes. Photos of children will only be used by us with the consent of a parent or guardian. If you do not want us to use photos of you, please let us know.
  • Classes will start on time. It is best to arrive 10 minutes early (no more than 20 minutes please) so that none of the class is missed.
  • Cooking with Yoshiko instructors and staff reserve the right to refuse anyone who is intoxicated or behaving erratically, or exhibiting threatening or unruly behaviour.

Release of liability

  • When participating in a Cooking with Yoshiko class or event, whereby the student/participant will be in the presence of or using sharp or potentially dangerous kitchen utensils and appliances, the student releases, indemnifies and excludes Yoshiko Takeuchi, and Cooking with Yoshiko site contractors and employees from any and all liability of any kind for any damage or injury incurred while attending or visiting Cooking with Yoshiko run classes or events. The student/participant understands these terms and conditions and accepts the inherent risks of a kitchen environment when they make a full payment for a class or event.
  • Cooking with Yoshiko will take all necessary care, but accepts no responsibility for the damage to or loss of property left in the venue prior to, during or after a class or event. Cooking with Yoshiko is not responsible for the loss or damage of personal items in any form.
  • The student or event organiser may be held financially responsible for any damage to or loss of Cooking with Yoshiko property during the class or event.


  • The information provided to us will not be given to a third party without your consent or unless legally required.
  • By booking a class or event, you are agreeing to let us contact you via e-mail and/or phone in regards to your booking.


The text and images on this web site are the property of Cooking with Yoshiko. They may not be used by any party without permission of Cooking with Yoshiko.


The information on this web site is intended for your general knowledge or as a guide only. No responsibility is undertaken for any inaccurate information.

Medical disclaimer

All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. We cannot and do not give medical advice

Contact us

If you have any questions relating to these terms of use, please contact us by emailing yoshiko@cookingwithyoshiko.com

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