Cooking Class: Shanghai-Style Culinary Techniques

Learn how to prepare authentic Chinese dumplings from scratch in this hands-on cooking class with Chef Wei. You'll learn time-honored techniques for folding dumplings as well as every step of the process. 

Begin with meat and vegetable pot stickers before practicing the skill of making soup dumplings filled with pork and a flavorful broth. Then it's time to make Shanghai-style egg rolls wrapped in a homemade wonton. To refresh at the end of the meal, you'll enjoy boba tea with homemade boba pearls.


Pot Stickers

With ground pork and beef, vegetables and dried mushrooms

Soup Dumplings

With ground pork, jello and homemade wrappers

Shanghai-Style Egg Rolls

With stir-fried meat, vegetables and wrappers

Boba Tea

With homemade boba pearls

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 8
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsGroup, Date Night, Chinese, Asian, Singles
  • 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.

Outside Reviews for Chef Wei

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Nicole Wilding

14 Apr 2022

Chef Wei is an experienced culinary instructor with her specialty being dim sum. She is a delight to learn from and her dishes are just as enjoyable. I enjoyed learning a new cuisine type from Chef Wei.

$ 115 Per person

all-inclusive: 3-hour class, meal and taxes.

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Event location: Houston

Chef’s Place


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Meet your chef

Chef Wei
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A naturally gifted chef, Chef Wei has garnered recognition for the fun, educational dim sum cooking classes that she has hosted for years. A dim sum expert, she is also skilled at baking, specializing in other traditional Chinese dishes like dumplings, bao and pancakes. With Chef Wei's guidance, you'll learn to create stunning dishes that rival those of your favorite restaurants, all while having a great time.

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