Overview Of This Tour
The Museum of Sichuan Cuisine in Chengdu is the only museum dedicated to Sichuan cuisine, one of the most popular cuisines around China. This special designed food tour will take you to fully explore the museum, to learn the history of Sichuan cuisine and satisfy your curiosity about Sichuan cuisine and taste the most authentic local dishes made by renowned chefs. You can also take a cooking class and learn to make famous Sichuan dishes in the local way, which will be an amazing experience to take back home with. Now, join us and make the dishes for your family or friends!
Highlighted Experience and Tings to Do in Sichuan Cuisine Museum
Taste Different Kinds of Sichuan Food
In the Sichuan Cuisine Museum, you can eat freely to satisfy your taste buds. Try Sichuan style stuffed pancake, northern Sichuan style jelly, Tofu pudding, Zhong dumplings, Sichuan pickles, golden thread like noodles, fruits, local style wine, etc.
Appreciate Treasures in Classical Collection Hall
Entering into the hall, you can have close view of about 6000 pieces of antiques which include a huge assortment of kitchen wares, books, pictures and manuscripts which faithfully record the history of Sichuan culinary culture dating back more than 3000 to the Ancient Shu Kingdom. In this museum, you can see the “Treasure of Sichuan Cuisine Museum”, the most expensive pickle jar worth 4 million RMB.
Know How Pixian Chilly Bean Paste Made
In the Raw Materials Display Area, travelers can know many kinds of raw materials of Sichuan cuisine, have a look at the organic vegetables garden and the roaming poultry and immerse themselves in traditional Sichuan cooking practices with 300 years’ history, like Flipping, Sun-burning and the technique of dewing used in making of the famed Pixian Chilly bean paste.
Worship Kitchen God
Respected as the master of all Chinese chefs, the Kitchen God is one of the most important parts of Sichuan traditional folk culture. Sichuan Cuisine Museum has the biggest Kitchen God Ancestral Hall in the world. Worshiping him will remind us to cherish food and to establish harmonious coexistence with the nature.
Experience Traditional Tools
Catch the chance to know all kinds of food processing tools. Make chili power with pestle from the Qing Dynasty; experience making bean curd pudding with the grinding machine and taste delicious spicy or sweet bean curd pudding.
Take Part in Sichuan Cuisine Cooking Class
In the VIP cooking classroom, change into special chef uniform and begin to learn to cook three classic Sichuan dishes under the guidance of professional Chunancais specialist. Know how to cut, control fire and the whole process to the dish. With an enjoyment to senses of sight, smell, taste and touch, you can have better understanding about “Hundreds of dishes boasts hundreds of flavors”, “blending of five basic flavors in a variety of way may create myriads of flavors”. Your master will try and comment on your dishes and award you with the official certificate of “Mater of Chuancais”.