Private Chef - Handmade Chinese Takeout Favorites

Enjoy homemade versions of your favorite Chinese takeout dishes made from scratch by Chef Pao.

Chef Pao will prepare for you a gourmet four-course Chinese takeout-inspired menu using high-quality ingredients in this private chef experience. Some of the dishes you can look forward to enjoying include your choice of chicken, shrimp or vegetable fried rice, pork or vegetable egg rolls, lo mein with savory noodles and crisp vegetables tossed in a rich, umami sauce, and lastly, a refreshing mango ice cream.

Guests are welcome to provide wine and beer to accompany the menu, and may request pairing recommendations from the chef upon booking.

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 25
  • Meal Courses 4
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Chef Arrival Time 30 minutes prior to the selected serving time

What's included

The ingredients
The cooking
The service
The washing up

Reviews guests left for this experience



20 Mar 2023

We booked a hybrid class for my daughters 12th birthday party - great food, great experience, and Chef Pao was excellent with the kids! Highly reccomend!!!

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16 Sep 2023

This was so great. I took my husband, son and DiL, we all learned how to make sushi and where to buy the freshest ingredients. The food was delicious! We went really hungry and left very full. Also, he worked around my hubby's allergies. Thanks again Chef



11 Sep 2023

This was a blast! It was definitely cozy, just 2 couples and Chef Pao. He was very good at teaching us how to master the art of making sushi. He mastered it, we didn’t do too bad!! Would recommend for sure.

starting at

$ 79 Per person

All inclusive: 4-course meal, ingredients, cooking, service & clean up.

This private chef experience does not have any dates.

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After graduating from Le Cordon Bleu in 2012, Chef Pao turned his focus to the beautiful and delicious preparation and presentation of sushi. Previously, he worked as a sushi chef at a restaurant in St. Paul where he perfected his sushi-making techniques. Now, Chef Pao runs his own catering business for events and gatherings, and teaches Asian cooking classes with a focus on skill and high-quality ingredients.

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Chef Pao will travel to guests within Minneapolis for this experience.

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