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Black Sesame Kitchen Cooking Classes

No.28 Zhong Lao Hutong, Dong Cheng District | Near Jingshan Park/Forbidden City, Beijing 100009, China
+86 136 9147 4408
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Wonderful Dinner

We just ate and didn't cook a thing. It was awesome and the staff were simply amazing. A magical... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2014
outta_boundsOkc
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OKC
FANTASTIC! an empowering Chinese cooking class, with a full happy belly at the end!

I took 3 cooking classes at Black Sesame Kitchen with Michelle Tang and Chef Zhang… I LOVED it... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2014
CarolyneY
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Paris
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Class includes a cooking demonstration, a hands-on session, and lunch; 9-12 guests max, inside a traditional hutong kitchen.
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No.28 Zhong Lao Hutong, Dong Cheng District | Near Jingshan Park/Forbidden City, Beijing 100009, China
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Reviewed June 6, 2014

We just ate and didn't cook a thing. It was awesome and the staff were simply amazing. A magical expereince!

2  Thank outta_boundsOkc
Reviewed March 9, 2014

I took 3 cooking classes at Black Sesame Kitchen with Michelle Tang and Chef Zhang… I LOVED it! (the dumpling class, the noodle one and the cooking with colours one!) Everything was perfect! The location, a cute hidden away tradition hutong, the atmosphere (a large...More

1  Thank CarolyneY
Reviewed February 11, 2014

I have been living in Beijing for 2 1/2 years and have wanted to learn how to make dumplings that entire time. I finally got myself together and got to the Black Sesame Kitchen's cooking class and it was as great as I'd heard it...More

Thank nicry
Reviewed January 19, 2014

I've been both to eat on a Friday night and taken the Szechuan cooking lesson. Both have been exceptional - dinner was a great atmosphere around a shared table with simple but superb Chinese food, my parents visiting in Beijing were also blown away. Cooking...More

Thank russellplove
Reviewed January 17, 2014 via mobile

I live in Beijing and have done about 7 wine and Dines and 3 cooking classes. I cannot express in words what an amazing experience this venue is and the value is amazing. If you visit Beijing and do not experience Black Sesame Kitchen, then...More

Thank Jrparrott
Reviewed January 14, 2014

Recipes that I will definitely be able to do at home. Interesting hutong location (close to the original Great Leap Brewing Company). Check out their website for a useful map of the hutongs. Michelle is a very welcoming host. Good for groups and solo travellers...More

Thank Dundonnell
Reviewed January 14, 2014

I have been here for an evening meal with friends, lots of wine, great food, great ambience all for very little money, Great value and we had such a good time. The cooking classes are also great, we learned how to make hand pulled, cats...More

Thank Anna F
Reviewed January 6, 2014

Being a solo traveler, participating in the Black Sesame Kitchen dumpling class was a great way to meet fun people and to have a meaningful cultural experience. The historic setting in the hutong neighborhood provided the perfect atmosphere for the lesson. Michelle made everyone feel...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed December 31, 2013

My family and I had a great time at the Black Sesame Kitchen learning how to make dumplings from scratch. We mixed and kneaded the dough and learned how to roll it out into perfect circles. We used a cleaver to do all of the...More

Thank Rhiannon O
Reviewed December 30, 2013

We went to Back Sesame to celebrate my daughter's 8th birthday while we were visiting China, and the staff at Black Sesame made sure it was a birthday to remember! Michelle and Coco were very engaging, involving the girls in the whole evening's proceedings, even...More

Thank Nina R
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