Cooking Class: An Authentic Chinese Menu

Chinese cuisine is rich in both flavor and tradition, as you'll learn in this hands-on cooking class with Chef Vanessa. Discover techniques, traditions and authentic ingredients required to create a selection that brings the best of Chinese cooking to your table.

You'll start by creating scallion pancakes with a tangy garlic ginger dipping sauce before preparing a perfect Kung Pao shrimp stir fry featuring fresh bell peppers, peanuts and chili peppers. And for an unexpectedly spicy dessert, you'll whip up poached pears flavored with the peppery goodness of star anise.


Scallion Pancakes With Garlic Ginger Dipping Sauce 

With flour, soy sauce, black vinegar and peanut oil

Kung Pao Shrimp Stir Fry With Vegetables 

With bell peppers, soy sauce, peanut oil, peanuts and chili peppers

Poached Pears 

With sugar and star anise

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 2
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsGourmet, Date Night, Chinese, Asian, Pescatarian
  • This is a BYOB venue and alcoholic beverages are not available for sale. You are welcome to bring beer and wine to enjoy during class.

Classpop! Guest Reviews for other experiences with Chef Vanessa

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16 Dec 2022

Vanessa is absolutely fabulous! Her energy is a great pilot for her food. We had the pleasure of being welcomed into her home for an intimate cooking experience for my boyfriend’s birthday. It did not disappoint! Menu was excellent and Vanessa was nice enough to pack us all the leftovers. My boyfriend is Italian and was so pumped to make the cookies he grew up eating, but never knew how to make. Highly recommend and would book another class for sure

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22 May 2022

She was so sweet and such a good conversationalist the meal was amazing and I’d definitely go again

Outside Reviews for Chef Vanessa

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Janet McDonald

11 Jun 2021

I had the pleasure of doing two cooking classes with Chef Vanessa. They were so much fun, such a great personality and the menu was amazing. I have made them a couple of times and everyone loved it. Crab cakes with the yogurt Remoulade were amazing. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

$ 85 Per person

all-inclusive: 2.5-hour class, meal and taxes.

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Chef Vanessa is a classically-trained chef who left her corporate accounting career to follow her passion for cooking. Since beginning her new career as a chef instructor, she has assumed many roles teaching inner-city teens, parents, seniors and cafeteria staff across Massachusetts healthy cooking on a budget. Chef Vanessa recently launched her own walking food tour business in Worcester and can also be found hosting cooking classes at the Boston Public Market.

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