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Half-Day Chengdu Courtyard Cooking Class with Local Spice Market Visit

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    What to Expect
    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.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your chengdu hotel (location in second ring)
    Duration
    4h
    Inclusions
    • 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
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum age is 5 years
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    My partner and I did the half day cooking course and tour in Chengdu. We were picked up from our hotel and guided round the markets with our guide (Hazel) who was fantastic. We saw so much stuff that we wouldnt have seen on the...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
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    ChilliC22, Guest Relations Manager at Chilli Cool China, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

    Hi Friend, Thanks for giving us this wonderful review on Chilli Cool Cooking Class. It's so kind of you! We are so appreciate it you gave this review to us. Hazel also had a good time with you guys. Please visit Chengdu again and contact...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    After a slight miscommunication about starting time, Lance brought me to a local market. I got to practice my dumpling making skills with a local vendor there. Lance patiently answered all my questions (which usually started off as “What’s that?”) and helped me pick out...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
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    ChilliC22, Guest Relations Manager at Chilli Cool China, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

    Hi Aubrey, Thanks for giving us this wonderful review on Chilli Cool Cooking Class. It's so kind of you! We are so appreciate it you gave this review to us. Lance also had a good time with you guys. Please visit Chengdu again and contact...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We were advised to do it in the afternoon, as there were other people then and "it can be more fun" and easier to organize. At first, we were somewhat conflicted about it and they kindly assured us that it would be no problem to...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank hippi h
    ChilliC22, Guest Relations Manager at Chilli Cool China, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

    Hi Friend Thanks for giving us this wonderful review on Chilli Cool Cooking Class. It's so kind of you! We are so appreciate it you gave this review to us. Lance also had a good time with you guys. Please visit Chengdu again and contact...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Such a brilliant course! I would highly recommend this to everyone. The visit to the market was authentic and I loved finding out what things were and how they are used in Sichuan cooking. Lance was an excellent guide. Friendly, informative and funny. The food...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank KateElizabethBrown
    ChilliC22, Guest Relations Manager at Chilli Cool China, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

    Hi Kate, Thanks for giving us this wonderful review on Chilli Cool Cooking Class. It's so kind of you! We are so appreciate it you gave this review to us. Lance also had a good time with you guys. Please visit Chengdu again and contact...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    I knew in China I wanted to do a cooking class and in Chengdu with all those incredible chillies and peppercorns I knew it had to be here. It just so happened my hostel used this company, and wow thank goodness it did! From the...More

    2  Thank tracymlee
    ChilliC22, Guest Relations Manager at Chilli Cool China, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Friend, Thanks for giving us this wonderful review on Chilli Cool Cooking Class. It's so kind of you! We are so appreciate it you gave this review to us. Hazel also had a good time with you guys. Please visit Chengdu again and contact...More

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    Journey28146438774
    July 15, 2019|
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    Response from Departure09248507465 | Reviewed this property |
    I would think so. I am not, but I think if you ask them, they can arrange it. There a re many ingredients in the dishes including many spices etc.
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    Bubulle275
    June 3, 2019|
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    Response from ChilliC22 | Property representative |
    Yes,of course!Normally for the guests don't have a certain place,we will notify them of meeting with our guides at metro station of Wenshu Monastery,Exit K,or the lobby of Lazybones hostel,and we can pick you up there~
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    • Languages Offered: English, Chinese
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