Japanese grocery stores and ingredient suppliers in Czech
December 29th 2020
This page is for food lovers and professional chefs in Czech that are looking for Japanese cooking supplies.
Japanese rice grown in Italy or Spain is available at Asian grocery stores.
Kikkoman soy sauce is available at Asian grocery stores and high-end supermarkets.
You can also get miso at Asian grocery stores and high-end supermarkets.
The Czech Republic is a landlocked country, therefore, as in other landlocked countries, seafood is not as easy to come by. You can get yellowfin tuna, bigeye tuna, salmon, sea bass, octopus, squid, tobiko (flying fish roe), etc. through local suppliers as well as distributors in Vienna.
You can find Kirin, Asahi, and Sapporo beer at Asian grocery stores, as well as globally available brands of sake, like Sho Chiku Bai by Takara Shuzo. Sake is available through distributors at C.I.P.A., Tako Foods, Prosake and more.
List of Japanese grocery stores and ingredient suppliers
Below is a list of Japanese food importers who wholesale to supermarkets and restaurants, as well as supermarkets that sell Japanese food to the general public.
This list consists of vendors frequently used by Japanese in your country. (Some shops carry not only Japanese cooking supplies but also kitchen ware)
IZ-NÖ-SÜD, Straße 16, Objekt 70, A-2355 Wiener Neudorf, Austria
*Sales area includes Czech
U Prioru 804/3, 161 00 Praha 6
Hořejší nábřeží 368/II 150 00 Praha 5
Verdunská 709/21, 160 00 Praha 6-Bubeneč
92, Evropská 643, Hanspaulka, 160 00 Praha 6
Michelská 55 14100 Praha 4
Nádražní 32/17, Anděl, 150 00 Praha-Smíchov
Number of Local Japanese People
2,248 Japanese people live in Czech, as of 2018.
Number of Local Japanese Restaurants
According to Tripadvisor, there are about 150 Japanese restaurants in Czech.
For Czech People Wanting to Study Japanese Cuisine in Japan
Do you want to study Japanese cuisine in Japan one day? Chefs Wonderland, an agency for helping foreign visitors study cooking in Japan, can make all your cooking school dreams come true.
There are two main ways to study Japanese cuisine in Japan.
One way is to enroll in a culinary school.
The other is to find work at a Japanese restaurant in Japan, although this is not very easy to do.
How Many Czech People are Living in Japan?
As of 2018, there are 417 Czech people living in Japan.
Study Japanese Cuisine at a Culinary School
If you want to attend a Culinary Technical College for Japanese people, you need to be able to speak fluent Japanese, but even if you can’t speak Japanese, you can study Japanese cuisine at one of the following schools that offer English courses lasting anywhere from one day to three months.
There are classes for beginners, short-term intensive courses to get a certificate, and private classes for professional chefs.
Culinary Schools in Japan
Tokyo Sushi Academy
The first and the most popular sushi school in the world.
Japan Culinary Institute
Japanese culinary training including sushi, kaiseki, yakitori, wagashi and more.
Miyajima Ramen School
More than 1,000 graduates from over 50 countries.
International Ramen School
Ramen study program combined with OJT
Study Japanese Cuisine While Working
Under the current immigration laws, foreigners have very limited opportunities to work in restaurants in Japan, you would need a working holiday visa, a spouse visas, or a type of special activity visa issued only to a few people. If you want more information on studying Japanese cuisine while working in Japan,
please see the following article.
Working Holiday in Japan
Working holiday visas are issued to Czech nationals between the ages of 18 and 30 with a maximum of 400 people per year.. If you can get a Working Holiday Visa, you can enjoy vacationing and working in Japan for up to one year.
If you are thinking about going on a Working Holiday to Japan, please see the following article.
Japan Working Holiday Guide – 15,000 youth get working holiday visa every year