Chinese New Year

๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸฅŸ Get ready, food lovers! Brace yourselves for an explosion of flavors, a symphony of aromas, and a culinary adventure like no other in Chef Kevin’s upcoming cooking class, “Chinese New Year”! ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸฅŸ

Step into our buzzing kitchen, transformed into a vibrant Chinese banquet hall for the day. The air is filled with the alluring scent of star anise, ginger, and sesame oil, setting the stage for an unforgettable gastronomic journey celebrating the Year of the Dragon!

Meet your culinary maestro, Chef Kevin, a seasoned explorer of Chinese cuisine, ready to guide you through an exhilarating exploration of China’s festive foods. With his wealth of knowledge, passion, and a sprinkle of secret techniques, he’ll take you on a whirlwind tour of China’s rich culinary heritage.

Imagine mastering the art of making plump dumplings, a symbol of prosperity, filled with succulent meats and vibrant vegetables. Or crafting the perfect fish, steamed in the aroma of ginger, scallion, and soy. Picture yourself preparing mouthwatering Shanghai sweet & sour ribs, its sweet glaze and tender meat a testament to your newfound culinary prowess. And let’s not forget the sweet ending โ€“ a fragrant, sticky rice cake symbolizing a higher income or position in the coming year. ๐Ÿœ๐Ÿฒ๐Ÿฆ†๐Ÿฅฎ

But this class is more than just a cooking lesson. It’s a celebration of Chinese culture, traditions, and the joy of welcoming a new year. It’s about rolling up your sleeves, laughing over a hot stove, and sharing the excitement of creating delicious, meaningful dishes with fellow food enthusiasts.

So, are you ready to immerse yourself in the colorful world of Chinese cuisine? Ready to kick start the Year of the Dragon with a bang and a feast? If your answer is a resounding ‘Yes!’, then join us for an unforgettable cooking class filled with fun, flavor, and festive cheer!

Spaces are filling up fast, so don’t miss your chance! Ignite your culinary passion, awaken your taste buds, and sign up today to celebrate the Chinese New Year in style. Let’s cook, laugh, learn, and feast together in this Chinese food extravaganza! Book now and welcome prosperity, longevity, and a wealth of culinary skills into your life! ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸฅŸ๐Ÿ‰

  • Fish steamed with ginger, scallion, and soy sauce
  • Dumplings
  • Shanghai sweet and sour ribs
  • Chinese New Year sweet rice cake or egg tarts

Wine, beer, and cocktails are available for purchase from our bar. Come early for cocktails (5:30) — class begins at 6:00!

Our classes are small, so you get personal attention from our professional instructors. You will work as a group as you join in the fun to prepare the menu.

Chef Kevin Appleton has a passion for food, drink, and fun. He is a former Culinary Instructor at Madison College. He worked at some of the best fine dining restaurants in Chicago and was Executive Chef at Robert Morris Collegeโ€™s Institute of Culinary Arts.



Feb 05 2024


6:00 pm - 8:30 pm




Chef Kevin


3248 University Ave., Madison, WI 53705
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