Intensive RAMEN Training Course
For Startups, Businesses, And Professionals Across The World

Build A Ramen Restaurant That Will Beat The Competition

Having conducted intensive courses over 17 years, we have more than 1,000 graduates, many of whom started and run popular ramen shops. The courses are designed for those who want to create ramen restaurants and business that will survive and thrive in this competitive industry. We now conduct our ramen class at 3 locations. Tokyo/Japan, Kagawa/Japan, and Singapore

Yamato Ramen School is great for someone who wants to…
  • start a ramen shop with a high chance of success
  • study how to operate and manage a ramen restaurant in your country
  • master how to make ramen soups, noodles, and toppings from scratch
  • develop original and delicious ramen recipes from scratch
  • learn a systematic way to operate a ramen restaurant business
  • train your staff for your existing restaurant or new restaurant
  • improve existing ramen or create new menu for your restaurant
  • learn how to build a ramen restaurant that will beat the competition


The Curriculum is designed to help even those with no experience, to start a restaurant of their own and design the menu for it. 
Each class is divided into 2 sections: Theory/Lecture and practical training/workshops.

DAY 1 - Noodle Making

Learning the fundamental knowledge of ingredients (flour, water, kansui, salt, egg, and others), how to make a recipes, basic types of noodles, and noodle making processes provides students with the foundation to work on his or her own noodles in practical training using noodle making machines. Various types of fresh noodles are made by students and put together with soups to make complete ramen dishes.

DAY 2 – Preparation of base sauce, flavored oil and toppings

Students learn many kinds of base sauces, which determine the taste of the soup (shoyu, shio, miso, tonkotsu, etc.) and flavored oils, which shape the flavor of soup and make it more complex than the raw materials. Students learn how the basic types of toppings are made.

DAY 3 – Preparation for base broths

Learn how to make great base broths from scratch. Students work on preparing several types of base broths (chicken-, pork, vegetable-, fish-based). With Yamato methods of fail-free broth preparation should make you an expert in broth making. Different types of base broths are cooked separately in different stockpots for students to blend them later.

DAY 4 – Management Lecture & blending of ramen soups

Imparting Mr. Kaoru Fujii’s philosophy of Ramen, Udon Restaurant Management is part of the training you will receive over the 5 days of training from our experienced instructors. Be equipped with the following:-

  1. Developing a concept for your ramen, udon restaurant.
  2. Financial projections and analysis
  3. Kitchen design and workflow
  4. Manpower and scheduling

Also, we start teaching blending of soups by combining different types of ramen broths, tare, and oils that have been prepared in the previous days.

DAY 5 – Plating techniques and final presentation

Because each student is encouraged to develop his or her dish(es) / recipe(s), on the last day of practical training, each student creates his or her original dish(es) by assembling everything to make a bowl of Ramen and presenting it in a beautiful way.

DAY6 – In-shop operation

Students can learn how to serve bowls of ramen noodles in an actual in-shop setting. By assembling and serving dishes for a few hours and experiencing the flow of operation, students can have a sense of how to operate a ramen shop with efficiency.

Course Contents

Learn to be able to make everything from scratch.By attending the course, you can expect to master the following:

1. Soup

Learn the structure of ramen soup (base broth + base sauce + flavored oil). Learn how to make the basic types of base broths (pork-based, chicken-based, vegetable-based, fish-based), base sauce, flavored oils in the Yamato methods. Finally, we teach how to blend these components to develop a complete and great ramen soups that sell.

2. Noodles

Learn the fundamentals of noodle making by studying the ingredients, processes, and what makes good noodles good. You will learn how to make various types of authentic noodles from scratch by practical training on the most-advanced noodle machines.

3. Toppings

Learn how typical toppings, charshiu (slices of meats – pork, chicken, etc.) eggs, etc. are made.

4. Menu Development

Ramen is not a complete product unless noodle, soup, toppings are put and matched together. Also, presentation is critical in enhancing the image of ramen dishes, making customers willing to pay more. As the last class of practical training, we teach menu development to complete your original dishes and recipes.

5. Management

Analyzing what makes successful restaurant successful, the secret formula for strong noodle restaurant that succeeds through time is revealed. You will have insights into how to build a restaurant concept, financing, human resources, and other issues that noodle restaurants managers must know and consider before starting their businesses will be addressed here.

Yamato Ramen School In Japan

Learn from World-Class Instructors & Ramen Masters

Having taught over 1,000 students and made many succeed in running their restaurants, our instructors are ready to help you learn and build successful ramen restaurant / business.
Kaoru Fujii

Kaoru Fujii

President-Yamato Mfg. Co., Ltd.

With over 40 years having worked with restaurant owners, chefs, and those with no experiences and run his businesses for the same period, he has gained his expertise in management, operation, and culinary skills in his way. He shares Yamato methods / ways of how to build and develop successful restaurants. He’s one of the most prominent masters of this field in the world.

Jason Lim

Jason Lim

Owner - Ramen Lab

Graduated from Yamato Noodle School more than 10 years ago, Chef Jason started his ramen restaurant and has been kept abreast in the latest techniques and know-how in the ramen kitchen. He has provided consulting services to numerous ramen and udon restaurants in many parts of the world and developed great knowledge and experiences in noodle making, soup preparation, menu development and restaurant operations. He will shares his expertise, based on actual experiences and learning in the course.




SGD 5,250

Nov 18 – 23

Dec 2 – 7

at the Eureka Cooking Lab (Yamato Dream Studio)

  • No.8 Jalan Kuras, Singapore 577725
  • +65 6456 4322




JPY 423,800

Nov 4 – 9

at Tokyo office

  • 1-8-11 Kitashinagawa, Daiwa Shinagawa North Bldg. 1F, Shinagawa, Tokyo, 140-0001

Kagawa JAPAN



JPY 423,800

Oct 21 – 26

at Yamato MFG HQ office

  • 37-4 Hamasanbanchō, Utazu-chō, Ayauta-gun, Kagawa-ken, 769-0203

How to Join The School

Submit your information from [REGISTER FOR THE COURSE]
Make arrangements for the payment of the fees in full

After the payment has been confirmed, we will send you an email confirming your seat with download links to teaching materials (PDF)

Submit pre-course survey

at least 2 weeks in advance of the course

Then, your registration is complete!