Shanghai: Chinese Cooking Class in a Family Home

Shanghai: Chinese Cooking Class in a Family Home

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From US$ 56 per person

Key Details

Tour Duration
4 hours
Mobile Voucher Accepted
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  • Speedy booking and reserved spots
  • No-hassle Best Price Guarantee

What You'll Do

  • Learn to prepare and cook authentic Chinese dishes
  • Enjoy an intimate cooking lesson in a local Shanghai home
  • Prepare 2 or 3 dishes under the guidance of friendly cooks
  • Learn about Chinese food and traditional medicine, and chat about life in Shanghai
  • Enjoy a gong fu cha tea ceremony


Learn to cook authentic Chinese recipes in the intimate environment of a local Shanghai home. Visit a wet market to learn how to purchase produce, then prepare 2 or 3 dishes at a local home to learn more about life in Shanghai.

What to Expect

Enjoy a 4-hour cooking class in Shanghai with a difference. You will prepare 2 or 3 authentic Chinese dishes in the kitchen of a local, learning more about life in Shanghai into the bargain.

First, you will visit a fresh produce and wet market to buy vegetables and meat. Discover the basic ingredients of Chinese food and learn how to choose the best ingredients. You can even try and bargain for them in Chinese!

Back at the kitchen, prepare the meal under the guidance of a local teacher. They will explain the basics of Chinese seasoning and cooking methods. Chat about what people the locals typically eat at home, and discover the links between food and traditional Chinese Medicine.

After you have prepared 2 or 3 dishes, which the teacher and assistant will guide you through step-by-step, sit down to savor the fruits of your labor over some Chinese tea. You will be offered a traditional tea ceremony preparation of gong fu cha, with some of the finest Chinese teas.

What's Included

  • Half-day (3 to 4 hour) cooking tour
  • Class of no more than 6 persons
  • English assistant
  • Wet market tour
  • All ingredients
  • Recipe booklet
  • Aprons and all cooking tools - just come with comfortable clothes and a smile!

Meeting Point

Meet at exit 2 of the Jiashan Road Subway Station(Line 9), in front of ABC bank (Google map link:

What to Remember

• The vendor works with different chefs and cooks, depending on your experience and type of recipes you want to learn
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From US$ 56 per person

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Cook in Shanghai - cooking classes

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