Chinatown Walking Tour and Cookery Class - Dim Sum and Bao

Sat 14th Sep 2019 10:30am

Start your day with a tasting tour around London’s enigmatic Chinatown, discovering all that it has to offer. You’ll enjoy both breakfast and lunch from Chinatown's famous institutions, as well as a guided browse through specialist Oriental food shops and stalls, becoming familiar with a variety of new vegetables and ingredients. The last 3 hours of the day are dedicated to preparing, cooking and eating authentic Chinese dishes, back at the School of Wok kitchens.

Full Day

Exploring London's unique Chinese culture and cuisine this exceptional class provides a wealth of information in a variety of areas. Participants benefit from a hand-held tasting tour of Chinatown, with the school's Chef Guide providing insight into the best local shops for specialist ingredients, delicious Chinese bakeries and dim sum cafes, not to mention a 3 hour hands on cooking class to top it all off! Classes are intimate, informative, and best of all fun!

£165.00

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Duration

6 hours

Class Size

This class has no more than 8 students for its morning tour, with up to 12 students for the afternoon cooking class.

Dietary

The menu for this class contains allergens such as nuts, shellfish and egg. Please contact us if you have any allergies and we will try our best to provide alternative recipes/ ingredients.

This menu also contains other allergens such as gluten, so unfortunately we will not be able to cater to customers with those allergies

Vegetarian Menu Option

  • Vegetarian Siu Mai

  • Steamed Bean Curd Rolls with mushroom filling

  • Sticky Chilli Paneer

  • Vegetarian Bao

We also have newly introduced Chinese vegetarian cooking classes:

Suitability

This class is perfect all levels of experience- come join us whether you consider yourself a seasoned chef or a total beginner- we’re here to help you become more confident in your skills!

Want to see our other Chinese Full day classes?

  • You will discover the wonderful world of Chinese ingredients in Chinatown with expert advice how to use them in home cooking.

  • You will learn the basics of cutting, slicing and chopping using a Chinese cleaver.

  • Our Head Chef will also introduce you to wok cooking in our specially equipped kitchen where you can awaken your inner wok-star skills!

  • Our classes also teach you the key basics of Chinese seasoning and what sauces to use to make delicious Chinese dishes every time!

Very friendly excellent day, learnt to cook with a wok and enjoyed the food afterwards – Karen

A social but educational day. Extremely professional but friendly. Special thanks to Stefan for leading the tour in the morning and teaching in the afternoon. - Diane

I had a lovely time and would massively recommend this to all my friends - James

What allergies does this class have?

The menu for this class contains allergens such as nuts, shellfish and egg. We can cater towards those who have allergens by providing alternative recipes or ingredients. Please contact us at the time of booking to let us know. We also provide Halal alternatives where possible for when cooking in our classes.

This menu also contains other allergens such as gluten, so unfortunately we will not be able to cater to customers with those allergies

How is the class structured?

The first 2 1/2 hours are spent discovering nearby Chinatown. You’ll have breakfast at Kowloon Bakery, visit a variety of specialist Chinese and Asian supermarkets, followed by a light dumpling lunch at Jen’s Café before returning to the School of Wok kitchens. The last 3 hours of class will be spent cooking and then enjoying the dishes you prepare.

How many people are there in the class with how many teachers?

This class usually has between 8-12 students, with 1 Head Chef and 1 Assistant Chef.

What is included?

-A welcome drink

-Breakfast at Kowloon Bakery

-Guided tour around a variety of Oriental supermarkets in Chinatown

-Light dumpling lunch

-1 glass of wine, served with your meal (or soft drink alternative)

-The opportunity to sit down and enjoy your meal at the end of the class

Are you booking this class as a present?

Send us and email if you want your booking to be posted as a Gift Voucher and we will post a gift certificate along with details of the class. The gift certificate can be posted either to you, or directly to the lucky recipient - just don't forget to include a note to let them know who it's from!'

All students must be at least 16 years old | If you are under 16 years old, you will need an adult, also having purchased a place, to accompany you on the course.

Duration

6 hours

Class Size

This class has no more than 8 students for its morning tour, with up to 12 students for the afternoon cooking class.

Dietary

The menu for this class contains allergens such as nuts, shellfish and egg. Please contact us if you have any allergies and we will try our best to provide alternative recipes/ ingredients.

This menu also contains other allergens such as gluten, so unfortunately we will not be able to cater to customers with those allergies

Vegetarian Menu Option

  • Vegetarian Siu Mai

  • Steamed Bean Curd Rolls with mushroom filling

  • Sticky Chilli Paneer

  • Vegetarian Bao

We also have newly introduced Chinese vegetarian cooking classes:

Suitability

This class is perfect all levels of experience- come join us whether you consider yourself a seasoned chef or a total beginner- we’re here to help you become more confident in your skills!

Want to see our other Chinese Full day classes?

  • You will discover the wonderful world of Chinese ingredients in Chinatown with expert advice how to use them in home cooking.

  • You will learn the basics of cutting, slicing and chopping using a Chinese cleaver.

  • Our Head Chef will also introduce you to wok cooking in our specially equipped kitchen where you can awaken your inner wok-star skills!

  • Our classes also teach you the key basics of Chinese seasoning and what sauces to use to make delicious Chinese dishes every time!

Very friendly excellent day, learnt to cook with a wok and enjoyed the food afterwards – Karen

A social but educational day. Extremely professional but friendly. Special thanks to Stefan for leading the tour in the morning and teaching in the afternoon. - Diane

I had a lovely time and would massively recommend this to all my friends - James

What allergies does this class have?

The menu for this class contains allergens such as nuts, shellfish and egg. We can cater towards those who have allergens by providing alternative recipes or ingredients. Please contact us at the time of booking to let us know. We also provide Halal alternatives where possible for when cooking in our classes.

This menu also contains other allergens such as gluten, so unfortunately we will not be able to cater to customers with those allergies

How is the class structured?

The first 2 1/2 hours are spent discovering nearby Chinatown. You’ll have breakfast at Kowloon Bakery, visit a variety of specialist Chinese and Asian supermarkets, followed by a light dumpling lunch at Jen’s Café before returning to the School of Wok kitchens. The last 3 hours of class will be spent cooking and then enjoying the dishes you prepare.

How many people are there in the class with how many teachers?

This class usually has between 8-12 students, with 1 Head Chef and 1 Assistant Chef.

What is included?

-A welcome drink

-Breakfast at Kowloon Bakery

-Guided tour around a variety of Oriental supermarkets in Chinatown

-Light dumpling lunch

-1 glass of wine, served with your meal (or soft drink alternative)

-The opportunity to sit down and enjoy your meal at the end of the class

Are you booking this class as a present?

Send us and email if you want your booking to be posted as a Gift Voucher and we will post a gift certificate along with details of the class. The gift certificate can be posted either to you, or directly to the lucky recipient - just don't forget to include a note to let them know who it's from!'

All students must be at least 16 years old | If you are under 16 years old, you will need an adult, also having purchased a place, to accompany you on the course.

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