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Authentic Chinese: Sichuan Cuisine



If you have ever wondered what authentic Chinese food is, this is your chance to find out!  Chef Timmy Kirk lived in China for 5 years and fell in love with the food. Now he is back home, but he brought the flavors of China's most famous regional cuisine, Sichuan, with him.  

Sichuan is known for its super spicy food, but you can make it as spicy or as mild as you like tonight.  This menu is an introduction to authentic Sichuan Chinese cuisine, with more in depth classes coming soon.  Working at your own cooktop, you'll make every dish from start to finish, so you'll learn all the techniques involved.

Choose your own spice level! Optional spicy mouth numbing sichuan peppercorns available! Experience a whole new flavor sensation!

Guests receive a 20% discount on future classes and 10% discount on any in-store purchase on the day of class!

Menu:
  • Bang Bang Salad (toasted sesame vinaigrette)
  • La Zi Ji a.k.a. Hide and Seek Chicken (spicy, light and crispy fried chicken tossed in aromatics)
  • Garlicky Broccoli Stir-Fry
  • Steamed White Rice 
  • Rhinegeist Beer, House and Premium Wines available for purchase

Skills and Information:
  • Authentic Chinese sauces and ingredients
  • Layering flavors
  • Knife skills
  • Emulsification
  • Battering
  • Shallow frying
  • Stir-frying
  • Sauces
  • Slurry
  • Seasoning
  • Plating & Presentation
 

Chef Instructor: Timmy Kirk
Chef Timmy is a Cincinnati native, and a born roamer. He has lived in a few places around the US and lived and worked in Asia for 5 years. While there he traveled as much as possible, and every time he traveled, his goal was to study the cuisines and cultures of the regions he visited. He has taken more than 40 cooking classes throughout China, Japan, Korea, Thailand, India, and more. He learned the authentic flavors and techniques, and now he is bringing them back home to share the secrets with you. In Denver, Timmy was part of the team that won Q House Modern Chinese the title of "Best Restaurant Denver 2018" by Eater Magazine and helped earn a nomination for “Best New Restaurant in America” by the James Beard Foundation.  Although Asian cuisines are his specialty, his knowledge and skills of world cuisines is extensive.  Recently, he earned his Level 1 Sommelier Certification.


Our recipes use common ingredients that may or may not be specified in the menu, including various fruits and vegetables, nuts, meats, spices, wheat flours, etc. If you have a food allergy or dietary restriction we should be aware of, please call or email before attending the class. We may or may not be able to accommodate.

A minimum 48-hour notice via phone or in-person (not email) is required for class cancellations or rescheduling for reservations of one to three guests.  A minimum 7-day notice via phone or in-person is required for class cancellations or rescheduling for reservation of four or more guests. 
If you are unable to attend a class, you are encouraged to send someone in your place. We cannot make exceptions.

If you have a large group, consider a private party!

Got questions? Call, email, or check our FAQ page.

Classes are two hours, but duration is approximate and may vary by 10-15 minutes, it is best to plan accordingly.

For same-day booking, call us at 513.847.4474

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.