About Us

Our Story

ABC Cooking Studio always believe that happiness can be found using food as a medium. Through the joy of making and eating, smiles are born. We wish to bring joy to others by guiding them how to make healthy cuisine and we hope that this cycle of happiness can grow and spread wider. And of course, bring smiles to dining tables all around the world.

NOV 1985

Start-up of company with the merging of tableware and cookware - selling company with cooking school by Hiroyuki Yokoi at Fujieda-shi, Shizuoka

MAR 1993

First Studio opened in city centre in Shibuya

MAR 1999

First glass studio opened at Loft, Omiya

MAR 2006

Achievement in “Design Excellent Award” company

MAR 2007

Achievement of ABC Cooking Studio plus international at Midtown, Tokyo Achievement in “The 15 Best Store of the Year” Award of Excellence

APR 2007

First starting of online shopping service (ABC Cooking Market)

DEC 2010

First Studio overseas, Opened in Shanghai, China (上海大悦城 Joy-City Studio)

SEP 2012

First Studio opening in Beijing, China (北京朝阳大悦城 Joy-City Studio)

MAY 2014

First Studio opening in Taiwan (南港 Nangang Studio, joint venture with TECO group, first franchise store)

OCT 2014

First Studio opened in Korea (Lotte World Mall Studio)

NOV 2014

First Studio opened in Chengdu (成都太古里 Studio)

APR 2015

First Studio opened in Singapore (Takashimaya Studio)

SEP 2015

First Studio opened in Bangkok, Thailand (Central World Studio)

DEC 2016

First Studio opened in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Pavilion Elite Studio)

DEC 2016

First Studio opened in Hangzhou (杭州大厦 Studio)

JUL 2017

First Studio opened in Chongqing (重庆北城天街 Studio)

AUG 2017

First Studio opened in Guangzhou (广州天环广场 Studio)

SEP 2017

First Studio opened in Shenzhen (深圳万象天地 Studio)

SEP 2017

Launching of ABC International Passport to connect members with studio worldwide.

MAY 2018

First Studio opened in Jakarta, Indonesia (Central Park Studio)

AUG 2018

Second Studio opened in Jakarta, Indonesia (Senayan City Studio)

AUG 2018

Second Studio opened in Singapore (Westgate Studio)

DEC 2018

Second Studio opened in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (The Gardens Mall Studio)

Why ABC Cooking Studio

Small Group

We always keep our class size small to a maximum of 4 people, so that you enjoy the optimal amount of time with our instructors.

Plan your lessons

We conduct numerous classes each day, with various menus, timing and instructors that you can choose from, hence you are able to plan and select the class that best fits your schedule or preference.

5 Courses to Choose from

You can choose between cake, cookng, bread, wagashi and kids courses. You can also take up a package with a mixture of different courses to enjoy a cheaper rate.

Zero Experience Needed

Beginners with no experience are welcome to attend the lesson. We provide you with a guided and yet hands-on-experience in making foods and we will not let you go home with a failed product.

ABC Original Illustrated Recipes

You can bring back the original illustrated and easy-to-understand recipe developed specially by our professionals in Japan at the end of each class. You will be able to follow the recipes even you are at home.

ABC License

With ABC License, you will have privileges to access our database for any future recipe releases, with videos. You will receive a glass plate engraved with your name as proof of your achievements, and also have the right to use recipes for commercial uses.

ABC Passport

Going for a vacation? Remember to include ABC Cooking Studio in your itinerary and attend one FREE regular lesson at each participating country.

Beginners To Masters

We offer course with varying difficulty level. You can start from Basic courses and further sharpen your skills in Master course.

We are expanding


Studios (as of December 2018)

  • Japan Nationwide 127 Studios

  • Overseas 37 Studios

  • Approximately 1.5 million Members

Opened in 8 countries/regions, 15 cities with 37 studios (as of December 2018)