Bring your family to this hands-on class taught by local Chinese-cuisine expert Carrie Chen, who will teach you how to make the classic dishes for Chinese New Year reunion dinner while explaining what each dish represents.
“A Festival for the Family” – that’s how the Chinese refer to their New Year. Getting together and sharing quality family time over a good meal is significant in all cultures, and especially important in the Chinese culture. There’s no time better to celebrate and gather than during Chinese New Year. The New Year’s Eve dinner is called the “reunion dinner,” and is believed to be the most important meal of the year. Not only do the dishes themselves matter, but the preparation and ways of serving and eating the food all hold particular meaning.
Carrie will explain, demonstrate and guide students in making dumplings (longevity), spring rolls (wealth), fish (prosperity), tangyuan (family togetherness), and niangao (higher position).
These classic, easy-to-learn recipes are perfect for you to share with your family this holiday season or any time of the year.
(Please note that all students who sign up for this class are expected to participate in food preparation, cooking, and eating.)
About Carrie Chen:
A regular guest culinary instructor at HGS Home Chef, Carrie Chen follows in a superb line of Taiwanese chefs. She is the owner and operator of Casana T House, and hosts the YouTube series Cooking With Carrie. She loves combining Eastern and Western culinary techniques to produce flavorful family-style dishes. When she’s not cooking, Carrie can be found working with her fashion brand, Casana Designs, and her landscape company, Carrie Chen Design Group.
Limited to 10 people.
Cancellation policy: We do not offer refunds on purchased tickets. Persons who notify us at least seven (7) days in advance that they cannot attend will receive credit and may register for another class of equal value held within the subsequent two months.
Notes: Cooking class attendees receive 10% discount on kitchenware purchases on class day. Classes are geared to adults unless otherwise noted. However, children over 7 are welcome to attend with an accompanying adult.