Cooking Class - The Art of Handmade Dumplings

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Learn to to make various Chinese dumplings from scratch in this introductory class.

This hands-on cooking class with Chef Melissa covers everything you need to make different dumplings at home, from hand-folding the wraps and learning a perfect pan-searing technique. You’ll get to fold shapes like triangles, pleats and even roses!

Begin class by preparing savory char siu pork to stuff into lotus leaf buns. Then, learn how to master different foldings of dumplings and the tips to pan fry guoties to create a crispy bottom. Afterward, repeat what you've learned to craft a vegetable wonton soup before finishing your meal with sweet and creamy boba ice cream for dessert.

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

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 5
  • Meal Courses 4
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Labels Asian, Chinese, Couples, Gourmet, Group, Holiday, Mother's Day

Cozymeal guest reviews for this experience

Amie R.


23 May 2023

This was such an amazing experience and the food was delicious. I was nervous and intimidated at first and Chef Melissa made everything so easy to learn. I have already made the pot stickers again!

Ezra C.


22 May 2023

Chef Melissa was a joy! Chef Melissa seemed to genuinely enjoy teaching and cooking with the class. Got to try interesting, new techniques and ate some delicious food!

Lori B.


01 May 2023

Chef Melissa was a wonderful host! She guided us through the prep and execution of a delicious menu, imparting great culinary tips and background info along the way. We four were engaged and entertained for the entire session. Melissa set a gorgeous table for our feast (and feast we did). She was prepared, organized, and quite funny—the consummate chef/host. What a lovely way to spend a stormy afternoon. I highly recommend this class! You’ll leave content, sated and with a greater knowledge of Asian cuisine no matter your skill level. Chef Melissa is lovely! Lori Barish

$ 139 Per person

all-inclusive: 2.5-hour class, 4-course meal and taxes.

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Chef Melissa uses cooking to bring food enthusiasts together, and to celebrate cultures and curiosities. After spending her youth in her home country of Taiwan, she worked as a food writer and spent dozens of years in Boston honing her craft alongside renowned chefs. Part story-teller, part educator, and part food and wine lover, Chef Melissa blends her Asian roots, her world travels and her love of food and culture to bring joy and inspiration to people everywhere.

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