How to book a private class?

If you want to have a cooking class for a day which is not planned on our calendar (right side of this page), you can book a private class. The details are on this page: private cooking classes.

For more than 6 people, please contact us.


How to book a public class?

It’s easy: 1 – sign up for a class on the calendar and send your reservation payment, 2 – choose your recipes, and 3 – you’re done!

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Click on any white area of the calendar to close the class details.

1- Payment

After selecting a class from the calendar above, you can check out and be automatically taken to PayPal to check out. Or you can use the links below and email us for confirmation.
Our public cooking class price is 410 RMB (65 USD, 56 EUR) per person. During the autumn season, we have a 12.5% special promotion (360 RMB, which is 57 USD or 49 EUR) if you reserve in advance.


You can pay online via Paypal. It’s secure and accepts all international credit cards. Use the “Buy Now” link below to be redirected to Paypal’s secure servers’ credit card payment interface. Please make sure to adjust the quantity for number of people!

  • Courtyard cooking class
    (590 RMB = 97 USD)

  • Public cooking class
    (410 360 RMB = 57 USD)

  • Historic or tea tour
    (300 RMB = 48 USD)

  • Historic or tea tour + cooking class
    (600 RMB = 95 USD)

  • Monthly Package (4 classes)
    (1300 RMB = 205 USD)

  • Paper Cutting Class
    (240 RMB = 39 USD)

  • Chinese Calligraphy class
    (260 RMB = 43 USD)



You can also pay in person, in cash RMB, maximum 2 days before the event.
Contact us to meet around Shanghai’s former french concession area, at your convenience, or come to our home-office.

No Reservation

Lastly, you can pay in cash directly the day of the event.
Though you will have to pay 12.5% more (410 RMB as of current promotion), as we cannot make sure that you come and that’s a risk we take.

2- Choose your recipes

We will send you payment confirmation by e-mail.
You will then be able to choose your recipes on our recipes page
We will need of course to select a few dishes to make all students attending the class happy.

3 – What to bring during the event?

– Check the confirmation e-mail we send you to ensure you have all the info.
– We provide all of the ingredients, cooking equipment, aprons, snacks, drinks and the kitchen.
Just make sure to bring some clothes with long sleeves and comfortable shoes (we will walk a little during the market tour).
– Usually the meeting point is at exit 2 of Jiashan road station (line 9)
Google map link

Reservation and cancellation

Please, don’t cancel at the last minute as events are small group and we purchase fresh ingredients in portion size for every participant. We can’t do anything about it, but last minute cancellations really hurt our small business.

* Reserve for a class with minimum 2 day notice.
* Refund for more than 28 hours cancellation (please send us notification by email)
* Cancellation less than 24 hours before event no refund.


What is a cooking class like ?

Need more info ? Check out our about page to learn what is a cooking class like.
Any questions ? Contact us