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Our cooking experience include: 1.Visit a traditional and beautiful local market to experience vivid life atmosphere of Beijing 2.Do a hand-on cooking class(to cook at least 5 dishes) with a top chef who comes from 5-star hotel or famous restaurant...more
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We had a terrific time taking Carlyle's cooking class in Beijing! I would actually say this is more than just a cooking class as he is a great host and is full of great little cultural insights. The evening begins outside where we first visit...More
We had a wonderful time today with Carlyle, his cook and another young couple. We first visited a local market where Carlyle explained different foods. He then took us to his kitchen located in an old Hutong building near Lama temple. Our highlight of the...More
We took the cooking class while visiting Beijing last week, and it was a great experience.
The tour was very well organized and we received all recipes printed.
Carlyle is very nice, and he explained a lot of interesting facts about the food we saw...More
Carlyle was a great host, and welcomed us enthusiastically. My husband and I were the only guests and we had a chef from a Sheraton hotel be our teacher/chef. The food was excellent and the lesson was very informative. I would definitely recommend this if...More
We had no idea what to expect. We were led into the Hutongs through tight alley ways to the kitchen and greeted warmly by the chef. This added to the authentic experience. We learned how to make several Chinese dishes. We were taught how to...More
If you're the kind of person that loves to get into the culture of the place you're visiting, this is a must do for you. Carlyle was the perfect host and one of the nicest persons I met in China. He is very enthusiastic about...More
Carlyle was a welcoming and friendly host. He took us to the market then back to his hutong where we met the chef. It was nice being in our own small, private group learning from a chef who works at the Savoy. There was plenty...More
Hands down one of the best and authentic tours that I’ve ever taken! Great food, company and environment and a great value!
I love to cook however I cook simple meals and had some reservations about the class given that I imagined Chinese meals to...More
We had a great time with Carlyle and our chef who guided our group through crafting delicious dishes and shared the joy of cooking together. The dumpling lesson was the funnest and funniest part of the night. I wholeheartedly recommend.