Cooking Class: How to Fold Chinese Dumplings

Chef Wei will teach you traditional techniques for preparing Chinese dim sum at home in this interactive cooking class. You'll learn how to make the dumpling wrappers and fillings from scratch, as well as several styles of dumpling folding. 

To start, you'll prepare pork and vegetable pot stickers. Next up is making savory shumai, an open faced dumpling. Then you'll learn how to make wontons for a satisfying noodle and wonton soup. Class wraps up with a savory-sweet treat of air fried red bean sesame balls.


Pot Stickers

With ground pork, vegetables and dried mushrooms


With ground pork and shrimp and bamboo shoots

Wonton and Noodle Soup

With homemade wrappers and noodles, and pork, shrimp and vegetable filling

Red Bean Sesame Balls

With sticky rice

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