Cooking Class - Better Than Chinese Takeout

Learn to make classic savory dumplings and other Chinese restaurant favorites at home.

Wontons are one of the most popular dishes ordered at Chinese restaurants, but when you dine out, you can't control the amount of salt or other ingredients that go into your food. Chef Gilley will teach you how to make your own wontons and other Chinese take-out favorites from scratch.

You'll begin by learning how to prepare a proper chicken lo mein with the right "wok kei" to stir-fry your noodles. Then, you'll experience the fun of rolling your own homemade wontons to be stuffed with your choice of chicken or pork. You will also learn to make a spicy dipping sauce. To round out the meal, you will learn to make another Chinese classic: the scallion pancake.

Guests are welcome to provide wine and beer to enjoy during the class.

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 4
  • Meal Courses 3
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Labels Asian, Chinese, Couples, Date Night

Cozymeal guest reviews for this experience

Tabitha M.


09 Jan 2023

It was a lot of fun! He was informative, arrived early and made some delicious food. He even washed the dishes so we didn’t have to clean up the kitchen afterwards. Highly recommend Chef Gilley.

Amber S.


27 Nov 2021

Chef was very charismatic and informative about his craft!

Aneesha C.


15 Nov 2021

Gifted this experience for my parents anniversary, they had an amazing time! Loved the food and the cooking tips, would highly recommend

$ 95 Per person

all-inclusive: 2.5-hour class, 3-course meal and taxes.

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Chef Gilley is passionate about teaching the beauty of Chinese cuisine and hosting cooking classes to share his knowledge and experience with others. In the past, he has operated an extension of his family's restaurant at a weekly food fest in Brooklyn, and is currently serving up delectable dishes as a sous chef in New York. Chef Gilley is famous for his cold sesame noodles, which have been heralded by Gourmet Magazine and the New York Times.

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Chef Gilley will travel to guests within New Jersey for this experience.

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