Japanese grocery stores and ingredient suppliers in Greece
January 25th Updated
This page is for food lovers and professional chefs in Greece that are looking for Japanese cooking supplies.
You can get Japanese rice grown in Italy at Asian grocery stores.
You can get Kikkoman and Yamasa soy sauce at Asian grocery stores.
You can get miso at Asian grocery stores.
Japanese restaurants mainly serve salmon and tuna. Near the Aegean Sea,
you can find tuna, sea bream, sea bass, mackerel, Aji (horse mackerel) and sardines.
Most of the sake available in Greece is mass-produced global brands. It seems like it’s going to take some time for sake to catch on in Greece.
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)
Theodorstrasse 293, 40472 Düsseldorf, Germany
*Sales area includes Greece
Korinthias 24, Ampelokipoi, Athens 11526, Greece
Komninon 12, Thessaloniki, Greece
Number of Local Japanese People
662 Japanese people live in Greece, as of 2018.
Number of Local Japanese Restaurants
According to the information on TripAdvisor, as of January 2021, there are about 200 Japanese restaurants listed in Greece.
For Greek 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 Greek People are Living in Japan?
As of 2018, there are 592 Greek 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.
Le Cordon Bleu Tokyo
An academic program that reflects the latest trends in Japanese cuisine.
Miyajima Ramen School
More than 1,000 graduates from over 50 countries.
International Ramen School
Ramen study program combined with OJT
Sushi Private Lesson
One day customized private sushi lesson
90min Sushi Making Workshop
90min sushi making lesson for FUN!
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.