Cooking Class: Cooking Classic Dim Sum Delights

Chef Gilley shares the secrets to creating your very own dim sum spread in this exciting hands-on cooking class. Explore authentic recipes for the indulgent Asian bites you know and love as Chef Gilley shares his expertise and culinary tips with you. 

Begin your lesson by cooking up a round of cold sesame noodles perfectly flavored with chili vinegar sesame oil before preparing siu mai featuring steamed pork and shrimp flavored with savory shiitake mushrooms. Next, you're onto pan-fried chicken and scallion dumplings, a beloved Chinese selection topped with a spicy chili oil you'll make from scratch. These mouthwatering dishes will become part of your regular home meals!


Cold Sesame Noodles

With chili vinegar sesame oil

Pork and Shrimp Siu Mai

With water chestnuts and shiitake mushrooms

Pan-Fried Chicken and Scallion Dumplings

Spicy chili oil

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 4
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsCouples, Date Night, Fun, Chinese, Asian

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20 Feb 2023

Thank you son much Chef Gilley. You made our date night really special and the food was great! We had so much leftover food too so money was well spent. Appreciate your time and being so patient and good at teaching!! Wish you all the best in future classes

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06 Mar 2021

Our family enjoyed this virtual cooking experience. The food was delicious, and the instructions clear. Chef Gilley, answered all of my questions prior to the class and during, and was very patient, despite some minor mishaps on our behalf. A bit fast-paced for our family, but we are beginners. And while Chef Gilley mentioned a few personal tips from his upbringing, it lagged a tiny bit of authenticity and passion for me. But then this is a very personal experience with a variety of different cultures joining. On an informative and educational level I would rate our experience a five, on an authenticity and culinary experience level, a four. It would have been nice to connect with other participants a bit more, and just have bit more fun. Overall, it was a lovely learning experience for our family. Thanks for a great learning experience. The Ward Family.

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Bailey C.

23 Jan 2021

We had a great time cooking with Chef Gilley, and the food was delicious! Appreciated how he explained a variety of ways adapt the recipes (using the sauce as a noodle base, marinade or a dipping sauce, how to cook up extra wonton filling) so we can get creative with our new skills. We pre-measured and chopped all the ingredients before the class and that was extremely helpful.

$ 95 Per person

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

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Chef Gilley
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Chef Gilley is a passionate chef and cooking instructor with a love for traditional Chinese cuisine. It's clear where he gets his skill from, as his family owns a restaurant that he helped represent at a Brooklyn food festival. Chef Gilley currently works as a sous chef at a New York restaurant and hosts cooking classes on the side. He is famous for his cold sesame noodles, which have received rave reviews in several major publications.

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