learn how to cook the authentic Sichuan Food
Chengdu Sichuan Cuisine Museum lies in an ancient town of Pixian county, covering about 27, 000 square meters. As a National AAA level Scenic Spot, it is the only dynamic museum in the world displaying the Sichuan Culinary Culture. It displays the important parts of Sichuan local culture like Sichuan cuisine, Sichuan wine, Sichuan opera, Sichuan tea, Sichuan architecture, Sichuan gardens and so on, which makes it unique and distinctive from other museums. There are about 6000 collections on Sichuan culinary culture. Our museum is built in western Sichuan architecture style, including Classic Collection hall, Kitchen God Ancestral Hall, Raw Material and Processing Tools Display Areas and Interactive Demonstration hall.
The trip can be done either in the morning or the afternoon
8:00(13:00) meet the guests at hotel and depart for Pixian
10:00(14:30)visit the exhibition hall, and get understanding of the development history of Sichuan Cuisine, the cooking wares, etc.
You will have a look at all kinds of processing tools, make chilly powder with pestle of the Qing Dynasty, experience to make bean curd pudding with the grinding machine and taste delicious spicy or sweet bean curd pudding.
The guide will teach tourists to cook three typical Sichuan dishes, with a firsthand experience from Chuancai's cutting skills, control of heat, cooking process with some secret tips to presentation.
12:30(17:00)Enjoy the banquet. Our master chef will make comments on the dishes cooked by tourists themselves, teach tourists the correct ways of eating authentic Sichuan dishes and finally take group photos with tourists at the Interactive Demonstration Hall.
13:00(17:30) trips ends. Escort you to your hotel
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: your hotel
End location: your hotel
Duration: 6 hours
I use a 5-seater car,and will serve as your private driver-guide.It can accommodate at most 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 small kids.If you have more than 3 people,I will hire a van. Please, inquire me for a quote and a customized tour.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
360 CNY - The cooking class in Sichuan Museum with all food and drinks included
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I took a combined Panda Base and Sichuan Cuisine Museum tour, this day was the highlight of my two week vacation in China. Daniel is a super friendly and helpful guy. He has lots of interesting things to share about the history and culture of this corner of China. He'll answer any questions you have, and even provide pointers for traveling in China that are not related to the tour. I believe that having Daniel arrange everything made the day turn out far better and more fun than a DIY equivalent.