Chinatown History & Dumpling Masterclass

Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaPart of the Airbnb Cooking collection

Cooking experience hosted by Judy

  1. 3 hours
  2. Hosted in English
Cultural immersion
Guests felt absorbed in a community or culture.
Expertise and insight
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What you'll do

Traditional Chinese dumplings with a gourmet twist! We’ll learn how to make authentic Chinese dumplings with Judy, from Historical Chinatown Tours.

First, Judy will give you a 45-min sneak peak of historical Chinatown and then we'll spend 2 hrs learning how to prep, make, and eat dumplings.

This will be a hands-on experience. We'll discuss what makes a good filling, prep the ingredients, fold the wrappers, cook the dumplings, and we’ll eat them. By the end of the 3-hour experience, you’ll be an expert!

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Traditional Chinese dumplings with a gourmet twist! We’ll learn how to make authentic Chinese dumplings with Judy, from Historical Chinatown Tours.

First, Judy will give you a 45-min sneak peak of historical Chinatown and then we'll spend 2 hrs learning how to prep, make, and eat dumplings.

This will be a hands-on experience. We'll discuss what makes a good filling, prep the ingredients, fold the wrappers, cook the dumplin…

What's included

  • Food
    I’ll procure all the ingredients for dumpling-making.

Meet your Host, Judy

Host on Airbnb since 2017
  • 223 Reviews
  • Identity verified
Aside from being a specialist in modern Chinese history, Judy loves to cook and host dinner parties. Her Chinese mother taught her how to make dumplings when she was a kid and she’s been making both traditional and non-traditional dumplings on a weekly basis for decades. Judy has very high standards for delicious, healthy food. You won't be disappointed!

http://vieamaggi.com/chinatown-dumpling-masterclass/

https://en.calameo.com/read/0056603007ceae2f1cf38 (flip to page 75)

https://www.btvancouver.ca/videos/a-trip-through-vancouvers-chinatown/

http://nationalpost.com/travel/from-east-to-west-hot-destinations-across-canada/wcm/b8bec4d5-f3e0-41cc-9801-491d9f41d952

https://www.dallasnews.com/life/travel/2016/02/26/inside-vancouver-s-historic-chinatown

http://www.latimes.com/travel/la-tr-d-dtes-main-20160403-story.html
Aside from being a specialist in modern Chinese history, Judy loves to cook and host dinner parties. Her Chinese mother taught her how to make dumplings when she was a kid and she’s been making both traditional and non-traditional dumplings on a weekly basis for decades. Judy has very high standards for delicious, healthy food. You won't be disappointed!

http://vieamaggi.com/chinatown-dumpling-masterclass/

https://en.calameo.com/read/0056603007ceae2f1cf38 (flip to page…
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Where you'll be

The first part of the Chinatown culinary experience will include a walk around the neighbourhood to visit various businesses that sell produce, meat, seafood, and herbs.

Rated 4.89 out of 5 from 223 reviews.

Carley
November 2021
This class was such a unique addition to our mini holiday in Vancouver! It was super cool to learn the history of China town, Judy is a fantastic story teller that was friendly and entertaining. We learned a new skill, and left with our bellies full! Lots of great conversation, an overall great experience that I would recommend to anyone! Judy even reached out ahead of time and accommodated the ingredients for our unique dietary needs.
Cathy
November 2021
The whole family had a great time learning about the history of the area and perfecting (haha) the art of dumpling making. We reallt enjoyed the time with Judy and Steven , each other and our new Swiss friends.
Aleksandra
November 2021
We loved our Chinatown tour and a dumpling making class! Judy is great and knowledgeable host and we learned a lot about the history of the Chinatown in Vancouver but also about the history and culture of Chinese people all over the world. I would definitely recommend Judy’s tour!
Erika
November 2021
Judy is absolutely amazing! From her wonderful stories to her rich knowledge, we had a fantastic time! This was one of my favourite experiences in Vancouver and I would recommend that you experience this before leaving Vancouver!
Florence
November 2021
Great experience! Would recommand to all! Judy is a good teacher and an amazing story teller! She was well prepared and had a picture or story to answer our questions or personnalise the visit throw Chinatown!
Dustin
November 2021
Judy is an amazing, knowledgeable and super easygoing person. With great insights of the history of Chinatown as well as her insanely great dumpling making skills. This was by far the best cooking class experience my wife and I have had. Can't say enough good things about Judy and this class. Completely a hidden gem which is a must to do!!!

Choose from available dates

3 available
  • Thu, Jan 6
    5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    $101 per person
  • Fri, Jan 7
    5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    $101 per person
  • Sat, Jan 8
    5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Join 4 other guests
    $101 per person

Dietary preferences

If requested, the Host can accommodate the dietary needs listed. You must let the Host know before the experience if you’d like an accommodation.

Things to know

Guest requirements

You’ll need a photo that matches the one on your ID to confirm who’s actually going on this experience.
Guests must be of legal drinking age to be served alcohol.
Guests ages 2 and up can attend, up to 10 guests total. Parents can also bring children under 2 years of age.
All participants must wear a protective face covering and practice social distancing.

What to bring

Bring your curiosity and your appetite! And BYOB ...

Cancellation policy

Cancel up to 7 days before the Experience start time for a full refund, or within 24 hours of booking as long as the booking is made more than 48 hours before the start time.