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Half-day Tour to Sichuan Cuision Museum and cooking course

Half-day Tour to Sichuan Cuision Museum and cooking course

Tour Code:SC-21

Price: Contact us for price

Departure Date:Daily

Destination:Sichuan Cuisine Cooking Tour

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The museum contains halls for classical-collection exhibition,demonstration,tea appreciation and enjoyment,the Kitchen God,and tools for processing Sichuan food materials.You may learn the history of Sichuan cuisine in the Hall for Classical-collection Exhibition,it has a collection of over 3,000 bronze,pottery,porcelain and wood cookers from across a time span of two thousand years.
The exhibits,along with books presented for clarification,paint a vivid portrait of this unique cuisine's rich culture.This hall has a room with eight fauteuils,which indicate the eight cuisines in China.


-Tour around the Sichuan Cuisine Museum to soak up in the Chinese food culture
-Learn to cook three typical Sichuan dishes under the guidence of professional chef
-Taste your dishes and receive a certificate




Suggested Itinerary

Please check the general itinerary of the whole day. Your guide may adjust the itinerary based on the weather, transportation, and your requirements.You can decide to take the tour in the morning or in the afternoon.


9am (or 1:30pm) Pickup
Your guide and driver will collect you from your hotel at 9am (or 1:30pm) and transfer you directly to Sichuan Cuisine Museum.


10am-11:30am (2:30pm-4pm)  Sichuan Cuisine Museum
As a National AAA level Scenic Spot, Chengdu Sichuan Cuisine Museum lies in an ancient town of Pixian county, about 1-hour drive from Chengdu city. It is the only dynamic museum in the world displaying the Sichuan Culinary Culture.
When you arrive at Sichuan Cuisine Museum, the museum's bilingual guide will take you to the tourist center. You will start your Sichuan dish experience journey by tasting one of the famous Sichuan snacks and touring a series of tourist areas.
Visit the Classic Collection Hall to learn about the evolution of Sichuan cuisine culture. In the Raw Material and Tools Display Area, enjoy yourself by picking organic vegetables and experience the traditional manufacturing techniques of making Pixian chili bean paste. Have a look at all kinds of processing tools and make chili powder using a pestle from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). 

11:30am-12:30pm (4pm-5pm)  Sichuan Cooking
The professional guide will teach you to how to cook three typical Sichuan dishes, so that you will gain firsthand experience of Sichuan cuisine cutting skills, control of heat, cooking processes, and some secret tips to food presentation.
Enjoy the features of Sichuan food via the senses of sight, smell, taste, and touch. The head chef will make comments on your dishes and show you the correct way to eat authentic Sichuan dishes.

Recommended menus:

 A. Panda steamed dumpling, Kung Pao chicken, Mapo Tofu

 B. Pumpkin steamed dumplings, Daqian dry-braised fish, boiled beef in chili sauce

12:30pm-1pm (5pm-5:30pm)  Enjoy Sichuan Food
While tasting the dishes you have cooked, you will be served with free fruit, red wine, Chinese herbal alcohol, and tea.
You will receive the "Rookie Master Chef" certificate signed by the chef, and take home with you the recipes of the dishes you have cooked.
After waving your museum guide goodbye, your tour guide and driver will escort you back to your hotel in Chengdu city.



This program will take about half a day, and we can arrange you to visit Panda Base(Ark) to make the most of your day.
07:30-12:00 Drive to visit Panda Base(or Panda Ark in Dujiangyan,which can take photo with Pandas)
12:00-13:30 Have Lunch
14:30-18:00 Visit Sichuan cuision museum,have a cooking course of Sichuan food and enjoy the dinner cooked by yourself.

Since the guide at the Sichuan Cuisine Museum can speak fluent English, some customers prefer not arranging a tour guide to save on costs. In this case, we will arrange a professional driver for you. Our staff from a local agency will confirm the collection time and destination with you in advance.

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