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Chinatown Tours
1010 Cherry Street
Chinatown
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Cross Street: 26th Street
215.928.9333

World Master Chef Joseph Poon has many types of tours and classes some are limied to only 10 people per class. Please select your type of tour/class below.

Chef Joseph Poon appears regularly on national and local TV shows. His warmth and exuberance earned him appearances on "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno, TV Food Network’s "The Best OfChristina Cooks", and "The Ellen DeGeneres Show".

Wok' N Walk Tour of Chinatown

Discover the magic of Philadelphia’s Chinatown with Chef Joseph Poon

Ticket price is $60 per person

Click Here for Online Reservations

Wok' N Walk Tour of Chinatown

Every Wok'N Walk Tour of Chinatown includes a four-course meal

    Soup
  • Phillip’s Kennett Square Mushrooms with Hong Kong Shrimp Pork Wonton in Chicken Ginger ConsommE
  • Salad

  • Spring Mixed Salad with Red Capers and Ginger Sesame Dressing
  • Appetizers

  • Thai Bourbon Grilled Chicken Skewer in Peanut Sauce
  • Shang Hai Crispy Mini Vegetarian Spring Roll
  • EntrEe

  • Chef Poon’s Famous Healthy General Joe Chicken in Tangy Chili and Fresh Ginger Essence served with Stir Fried Fresh Garden Vegetables and Asian Fusion Rice
  • Dessert

  • Ginger Carrot Cake or Oreo Cookie Cheesecake with Fresh Fruit
  • Healthy Green Tea

Group rates available for groups of 20 to 100 people. (Includes full meal, demonstrations & walking tour). Groups must schedule by phone at 215.928.9333. Group tours are offered on a weekday or weekend. The date of tour can be planned at your convenience. Deposits are required to hold group tour date.

Kid friendly pricing: 5 and under FREE, 6 - 10 yrs half price, 11yrs and up pay full price.

Chinatown Street Food Tour

Discover the magic of Philadelphia’s Chinatown with Chef Joseph Poon

Ticket price is $55 per person

Call us to make reservations for this group tour.

Phone Reservation Is Required

Chinatown Street Food Tour

Also visit a Fortune Cookie Factory to see how the cookies are made and how the fortunes are put inside.

Guests will be treated to many of the foods listed below when available.

  • Soy Bean Yogurt with ginger syrup
  • Healthy Sesame Seed with Rock Sugar Soup
  • Red Bean and Green Bean Sweet Rock Sugar Soup
  • Tapioca and Green Bean Soup
  • Bubble Tea
  • Herbal Tea
  • Vietnamese Dessert
  • Chinese Pastry
  • Baked Egg Custard Puff
  • Sticky Rice
  • Steamed noodle with sun dried shrimp
  • Steamed Chinese sponge cake
  • Seasonal fruit (i.e. lychee, Chinese horn nut)
  • Longevity peach bun
  • Sesame seed ball with bean paste
  • Street Food noodle and needle noodle
  • Har-Moon Rice Noodle
  • Chow Fan Noodles
  • Hong Kong Street cooking soy egg noodle
  • Handmade fresh steamed and pan fried pork and vegetable bun
  • Steamed Shanghai bun with healthy whole wheat

Tour is available any day except Tuesday for groups.
Minimum group of 8 is required for this tour. Maximum of 12 guests for this group tour.

Kid friendly pricing: 5 and under FREE, 6 – 10 yrs half price, 11 + yrs full price

Tour stops are dependent on day and time of tour.

Chinatown Field Trips for Student and Scout Groups

Wok ‘N Walk Tour of Chinatown

Wok ‘N Walk Tour of Chinatown

The tour, including lunch, costs $28+ per elementary aged student for the tour and kid-sized lunch; and $33+ per high school aged student for the full-sized lunch. Adult chaperones $35+ for tour and full adult-sized lunches. (All fees plus 10% gratuity) Tax is included

Join Celebrity Chef Joseph Poon’s team on a walking tour of Philadelphia Chinatown

.On the 2-1/2 to 3 hour tour, students learn how fortunes are added to fortune cookies, see live fish at an authentic Asian fish market, hear about the community’s history and walk through the Chinese Friendship Gate.

To arrange a tour please call 215.928.9333

 


Hands-On Dim Sum Making Class & Walk to Fortune Cookie Factory

Hands-On Dim Sum Making Class & Walk to Fortune Cookie Factory

Your group can schedule a class on a weekday or weekend at Chef Kitchen in Philadelphia Chinatown. The class and meal costs $35+ per student; $40+ per chaperone. (All fees plus 10% gratuity) Includes tax.

Celebrity Chef Joseph Poon invites students to join him for a hands-on dim sum-making class. Chef Poon will have the students laughing and smiling while they learn to make dim sum.

Dim sum is Cantonese for “heart’s delight” and includes a variety of small, mouth-watering dishes, which can be served any time of the day and are standard fare in teahouses.
Each student will get the ingredients and different wrappers to make his/her own dim sum.

Students will learn how to wrap three different types of wontons (American, Shanghai and Hong Kong ) and to make shi mai, quail egg shi mai and a variety of dumplings.
After learning to make dim sum, the students can sit and savor their creations. Then, Chef Poon takes the group to a Fortune Cookie Factory for a look and taste!

The event takes 2-1/2 to 3 hours including the class, meal and visit to the Fortune Cookie Factory.

Lunch is spring mix salad, the dim sum the students made, dessert and Chinese tea.

Call 215.928.9333 to schedule a class for your group

Hands On Cooking Classes

Each one-session class includes hands-on instruction and a full meal. If time allows, enjoy a walk with Chef Joe to the Fortune Cookie Factory and/or the Asian grocery store, to learn about the unique ingredients needed to prepare the dishes at home.

Chef Joseph Poon's newest classes are for kids with adults and evening classes for couples.

Classes For Kids

Cost: $45 per adult / $39 per child

New classes are posted on an ongoing basis. See dates below.

Limited to 10 students per class.

Registration is necessary. Click Here to see scheduled dates and to register online.

Registration requires a $30 deposit. Balance due for class is payable  at time of class. Payment accepted by CASH or CHECK only on day of class.

Dim Sum

Dim Sum

Cost: $79 Per person

Students in this hands-on class will learn to make 3 kinds of wontons (American, Shang Hai and Hong Kong), 6 types of dumplings (Shark’s Fin, Vegetarian Tofu and American Pork & Shrimp, Peking, Tinjin Cabbage, Asian Chive ) as well as Shi Mai and Quail Egg Shi Mai.

Day-time students will receive a full lunch including Wonton Soup, Red Caper Spring Mixed Salad with Sweet Garlic in Ginger Sesame Dressing, Assorted Dim Sum Sampler, Ginger Carrot Cake in Mango Coulis with Green Tea Ice Cream. Evening students will receive a full dinner including Wild Phillips’ Kennett Square Mushroom Consomme, Spring Mix Salad, Dim Sum Sampler, Black Sesame Seed Oreo Cookie Cheesecake with Strawberry Coulis.

The trip to the Asian Grocery Store will focus on how to purchase Asian cooking herbs, shark’s fin ($269.95 per lb.), Abalone ($269.95 per lb.), Peking duck and Pad Thai sauce, fresh fish and 100 different kinds of Asian anchovy. Master Chef Joe Poon will amaze students with facts about the secrets of Asian vegetables, including which are best for preventing heart disease and arthritis.

Click Here to see scheduled dates and to register online.


Popular Asian Stir Fry

Cost: $79 Per person

Cook with Chef Poon  in a commercial kitchen!  In this Hands-on class students will learn the fastest and healthiest way to cook — stir fry.  Learn to make a stir fry dish in 5 seconds using olive oil, Dijon mustard and oyster sauce. Students will make dishes like Stir Fried Mango Chicken (in one minute), Coconut Jumbo Shrimp and Stir Fried Tofu with Fresh Garden Vegetables. Class includes a trip to the Asian Grocery store to learn about ingredients, herbs and their uses.  Recipes may include beef w. broccoli, General Joe’s chicken (Chef Poon’s signature dish) and roast pork with mixed vegetables  among other favorites.

Students receive a full meal including Vegetarian Hot & Sour Soup, Sizzling Hot Romaine Salad with Olive Oil and Spicy Lovely Couple with Fried Rice. For dessert, Cappuccino Truffle Ice Cream with cookies and chrysanthemum tea with brown rock sugar will be served.

Classes is limited to 10 students.

Contact us for Group Class or Private Class information and special rates.

Click Here to see scheduled dates and to register online.


Basic Noodle Making

Basic Noodle Making

Cost: $79 Per person

Learn about the secret art of Chinese noodle-making. Students in morning classes will visit an amazing noodle factory in Chinatown and taste fresh hand-pulled noodles. It’s the first time this ancient Chinese culinary art is being demonstrated to outsiders in Philadelphia Chinatown. Then Chef Poon will teach students how to make Needle Noodles, Chow Fun noodles, pan fried noodles, Pad Thai noodles and Singapore noodles.

Students will receive a full lunch or dinner of the noodle dishes they learn to prepare, finished off with Low-Fat Toasted Sesame Seed Oreo Cookie Cheesecake with Fresh Fruit and Chocolate Mango Coulis. Dinner accompanied by complimentary Qingdao beer.

The class includes a trip to an Asian grocery store, where Chef Joseph Poon will show students how to purchase the ingredients needed to make the dishes and amaze students with facts about the secrets of Asian fruits, vegetables, herbs, and, of course, noodles. Note, only students in morning classes will visit noodle factories.

Click Here to see scheduled dates and to register online.


Sushi Making

Sushi Making

Cost: $120 Per person

Students in this hands-on class will learn how to wrap a sushi roll, use a sushi knife, cook Japanese rice, prepare Japanese hot sauces and more. Chef Joe Poon will lead a shopping expedition to an Asian Grocery Store, where students will learn about purchasing the ingredients they will need to make sushi at home. Each student will take home two big boxes of sushi.

Students will receive a full lunch or dinner including Gogi berry spring Mix healthy salad with creamy sesame tangy dressing, lobster with fresh mango in french philo dough, crispy Peking duck with scallion and jicama, and vegetarian spring roll appetizers.

Entrees include beef tenderloin medallion with artichoke and Japanese eggplant in spicy garlic demi glace essence, vegetarian avocado dragon roll, and crispy General Joe chicken with pad Thai noodle served with Asian baby greens followed by sesame oreo cookie cheese cake with fresh fruit and green tea ice cream and healthy green tea.

Click Here to see scheduled dates and to register online.


Double Happiness: Sushi & Dim Sum

Double Happiness: Sushi & Dim Su

Cost: $120 Per person

Two classes for the price of one! Students in this hands-on class will learn to make 3 kinds of dim sum (American, Shang Hai and Hong Kong wontons), 6 types of dumplings (Shark’s Fin, Vegetarian Tofu and American Pork & Shrimp, Peking, Tinjin Cabbage, Asian Chive ) as well as Shi Mai and Quail Egg Shi Mai. Students also learn to wrap a sushi roll, use a sushi knife, cook Japanese rice, prepare Japanese hot sauces and more.

Chef Joe Poon will lead a shopping expedition to an Asian Grocery Store, where students will learn about purchasing the ingredients they will need to make dim sum and sushi at home. Each student will take home two big boxes of sushi. The class culminates in a full meal.

Click Here to see scheduled dates and to register online.


The Secret of Making Peking Duck

Making Peking Duck

Cost: $120 Per person

Students will learn how to make Chef Joseph Poon’s famous Peking Duck, along with pancakes for wrapping the delicacy, and the scallion flower used for garnishing. The class includes a trip to the Asian Grocery Store and a Peking Duck house.

Students receive a full meal including Peking Duck Salad. Appetizers: Peking Duck Foie Gras with Cilantro, Scallion Bread in Tangy, Chili Soy Sauce, Peking Duck Polenta and Peking Duck Sushi. Entres: Roast Duck with Lemon Pepper Linguini and Asian Fusion Rice followed by Ginger Carrot Cake with Fresh Fruit and Green Tea.

Click Here to see scheduled dates and to register online.


Cooking Classes for Kids with Adults

Cooking Classes for Kids with Adults

Cost: $45 per adult / $39 per child

These fun classes are for children with adults. Chef Poon will have the students laughing and smiling while they learn to make dim sum. Each student will get the ingredients and different wrappers to make his/her own dim sum. Students will learn how to wrap three different types of wontons (American, Shanghai and Hong Kong ) and to make shi mai, quail egg shi mai and a variety of dumplings. Include hands-on dim sum making. Dim sum is Cantonese for “heart’s delight” and includes a variety of small, mouth-watering dishes, which can be served any time of the day and are standard fare in teahouses. After learning to make dim sum, the students can sit and savor their creations. Then, Chef Poon takes the group to the Asian grocery store or Fortune Cookie Factory for a look and taste.


Click Here to see scheduled dates and to register online.

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