Chengdu Cooking Class, Tasting, Market Tour, and Hotel Pickup

Food, Wine & Nightlife in China

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5 out of 5

Tour description provided by Viator

During this 4-5 hours unique cooking workshop, you’ll be taken into an authentic local spice market to explore it with fun challenges to complete and learn different species of Sichuan spices and ingredients that will be used in the following cooking class. The class will be carried out in a traditional Sichuan style courtyard. You’ll be treated with Sichuan local tea as it’s local’s custom to treat friends and visitors. After that, you then will be guide to start the cooking process by a professional chef in a cozy kitchen. Finally, you can enjoy the dishes made by yourself along with some beers or beverages. For it’s really informative, interesting and fun, this class will be an unforgettable experience in your lifetime.
Meet up your guide at the hotel lobby, and then your guide will take you to explore the dazzling local spice market with the assigned challenge for you to obtain some special ingredients and spices which will be used in the cooking class afterwards. After the fun experience in the local spice market, you will take a walk through the back streets to a hidden gem - a traditional Sichuan courtyard restaurant where soon the ingredients and spices you collected from the market will be put in use. Another break will be taken place in the courtyard with Sichuan Gaiwan tea as the traditional custom to entertain guests. After learning Sichuan tea culture, the food preparations will be guided by the professional chef. Follow your chef 's instructions step by step to process food till it gets well done. Enjoy your lunch or dinner that cooked by yourself. You will also enjoy the refreshments during the class.

What’s included

  • English speaking guide
  • Market tour
  • Hotel pick up/drop off(In the second ring road of Chengdu)
  • Food ingredients
  • Afternoon tea
  • Beverages/beer
  • Light refreshments
  • Food tasting
  • Lunch or dinner based on your class schedule
  • Recipes
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Alcoholic Beverages

What’s not included

  • Gratuities


  • Instant Confirmation
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Snacks and Beverages included
  • Lunch included
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point