Chinese Half-Day Cooking Class: Beijing

Chinese Half-Day Cooking Class: Beijing

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Key Details
6 hours
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Live Guide
Chinese, English

Pick-up service

Pick-up from hotel in the morning.

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What You'll Do
  • Learn the basic skills necessary to cook Chinese food like a professional
  • Shop at a local market and pick out your own produce
  • Learn the differences between the many types of condiments present in Chinese cooking
  • Visit the Daoxiangcun Foodstuffs Store, where food was prepared for the Royal Family during the Qing Dynasty
Learn how to cook Chinese food like a pro on your very own wok. Shop at the local market, learn the differences between the many types of condiments, and enjoy a half-day cooking lesson and tour with visits to local markets, shops and the cuisine school.
What to Expect
Chinese food is a fast, easy and healthy cuisine. Today, you'll learn how to cook like the pros, with a local market visit and expert cooking class that you'll remember for the rest of your life.

The tour begins in the morning with a visit to the market, where you will learn about the ingredients and produce that is common to Chinese cooking. Your guide will help you pick out the best products for you to cook with.

After the market, we'll teach you the differences between the many types of condiments. From light to dark soy sauce, white vinegar to dark vinegar, cooking wine to Shaoxin, there are many things to know and we'll help clarify the different quality grades and good brands.

Finally, it's time to get your wok ready! We'll learn the basic knife skills necessary to make 5 dishes that you'll cook for your own lunch!

After lunch, your guide will take you to a century-old Daoxiangcun Food Store where you can shop just like the locals, now that you know the ins-and-outs of Chinese cooking.
What's Included
  • Private car for hotel pick-up and drop-off, sightseeing program
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Local English-speaking tour guide for pick-up, drop-off and sightseeing
  • Entrance fees to scenic spots as indicated in the itinerary
  • Parking fee & toll fee wherever applicable
What's Not Included
  • Gratuities to the tour guide, driver, hotel bellboy
  • Services not mentioned in the itinerary
Know Before You Go
The approximate day tour itinerary & schedule above is for reference only and may vary according to your travel date and group size. The Itinerary & schedule is subject to change at the time of booking order is confirmed.

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