Dim Sum and then Some

Dim Sum means “to touch your heart”– it’s less about the recipes and more about delicious small bites, offered in various vessels.  Dim Sum refers to a style of Chinese food that is prepared in small bite-sized portions and is served on individual plates or steamer baskets. Think tapas, but Chinese style! In this adventurous hands-on class, Our Chinese expert, Chef Thanh Tang will demystify the Chinese kitchen and you will show you how to make

  • Crab and Pork Shu Mai Dumplings
  • Crispy Shrimp Spring Rolls
  • Steamed Sticky Rice in Lotus Leaves with Chicken and Chinese Sausage
  • Stir Fried Egg Noodles with Garlic Chives

Dumplings ? Dumpling?

Asian dumplings are a very versatile vehicle for juicy meats and savory vegetables. In this in-depth hands on class you will learn the difference between Cantonese and Shanghai style dumplings. Let Chef Thanh Tang teach you how to make three different kinds of dumpling wrappers, and fillings of pork, shrimp and vegetable, while learning the proper techniques of folding and pleating dumplings.  You will gain a range of skills from the basic understanding of Chinese ingredients to all the proper dough work.


  • 蝦 餃 Har Gao – Shrimp Dumpling
  • 菜 苗 餃 Steamed Vegetable Dumpling
  • 小 籠 包 Little Dragon Soup Dumplings

The French Macaron

French Macarons are elegant almond meringue cookies sandwiched together with a light buttercream. They are the perfect small bite to serve with coffee or after dinner, and they freeze well. In this hands-on class, learn the tricks to mastering these naturally gluten-free cookies and a go-to-recipe for a creamy Swiss buttercream that you will want to use for frosting all of your cakes.

Pastry Chef, Thanh Tang, will share his techniques for making the perfect macaron batter and teach how to pipe, fill and flavor the evenly-sized cookie.

Sample in class, and then take the rest home to impress family and friends.

You will make:

Pumpkin Spiced Macaron Shells

Smoked Vanilla Buttercream

Caramel Buttercream

All About Piping

In this hands on class you will learn how to make some of the most beautiful eye catching cakes ever pinned!  With the expert direction of Pastry Chef Thanh Tang you will start whipping up a French Buttercream frosting. Then its practice makes perfect! You will learn about the different options of tips, how to properly fill a piping bag and most important of all, the art of piping.  Once you are an expert piper, you can move on to decorate your very own multi-layer cake. You will learn how to frost a cake, pipe borders using; shells, reverse shells, stars and rope, and decorate with basketweave, lace, ruffles, drop flowers, rosettes and leaves.

Using the skills you just learned, you will decorate your own cake* to take home to wow your family and friends!

*Whisk will provide a 6″ cake for each student to decorate.  Buttercream demo and recipe will be provided in class.

This classes emphasizes cake decorating techniques.

The Art of Sushi

Have you ever wanted to make sushi but didn’t know where to start?  Learn about sushi making from Chef Thanh Tang in our Art of Sushi Workshop where he will show you the proper tools and processes to make Nigiri, Maki, and Uramaki style sushi at home. We will discuss the best ingredients, where to shop and what combinations work best. Learn all the how-to’s from Asian expert, Chef Thanh Tang to customize your sushi-making at home.

You will be greeted with a bowl of Hot Miso Soup and 7-Flavor Edamame.

Then you will get your hands busy, rolling and forming;

  • Shrimp and Mango Maki Rolls
  • Crab and Avocado Rolls
  • Spicy Tuna Nigiri

You can enjoy with your choice of sake, beer or wine.

Boiling Point – Todays Fresh Ramen

Are you ready to delve into Seattle’s hottest culinary trend and learn to make fresh Ramen at home?  Ramen is an Asian dish of luscious noodles, bathing in a steamy, hot, flavorful broth.

In this hands-on class with the Master of Asian Flavor and Techniques, Chef Thanh Tang, you will learn the art of crafting fresh Ramen noodles and how to customize 4 different broths and toppings for those little noodles to swim in. No more dried, cello packs! This Ramen is fresh, hot, traditional and very flavorful. In this class we’ll make:

Handmade Ramen Noodles

Chashu Pork Belly

Soy-Glazed Soft Boiled Eggs

Dashi Stock

Pork Stock

We also turn some of the stock into Miso and Shio broths 

We encourage you to build your bowls and try all 4!!