Three Ways To Make Wontons- "Taste Test" Series

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Join us for our Taste Test Series!

Class topic: Three Ways To Make Chinese Wontons!

Learn to make one of the most popular Chinese dishes: Wontons! Instructor Ann Shih-Hoellwarth is a retired scientist and former culinary instructor who loves to share her culture with new people. In this hands on class, you’ll learn how to make a few delicious fillings, and you’ll prepare wontons three ways:

– Wonton Soup
– Fried Wontons
– Shao Mai (steamed wontons)

Come hungry- we’ll sit down to enjoy our feast at the end of class. This class is BYOB, and vegetarian options will be provided.

About the "Taste Test Series:

The” Taste Test” series is designed for anyone who has a special skill they’d like to share and wants to teach a class at the kitchen. These classes will offer a low-pressure environment for first time teachers, or experienced chefs, to try out new class ideas on the public. These weeknight classes will be BYOB, and will be $25 or under. Based on feedback from the students, popular classes may be added into our regular general programming. If you’d like to teach a “Taste Test” class, please email Jen Berman at

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All ages welcome

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Ann is retired scientist with many years of Chinese culinary arts teaching experience. Ann has taught regional Chinese culinary courses at the Field Museum and Chicago Park District/Culture Center, as well as giving tours of Chinatown. She also teaches various Chinese cultural art forms such as calligraphy, scroll making, and brush painting. Ann has a PhD in Endocrinology/Reproductive Physiology, and enjoys cooking, gardening, painting, singing, teaching and traveling.

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