Cantonese Cuisine Class

Taste of China - Cantonese Cuisine Class

In-person Cooking Class

Tuesday, September 20th 6:00-8:30pm


In the West, if you’re thinking “Chinese food,” you’re probably talking about Cantonese cuisine. Known as the most popular style of Chinese cooking outside of China, Cantonese cooking traditions are diverse and emphasize the natural flavors of the ingredients. In this class, we’ll deconstruct the flavor principles of some popular Cantonese dishes such as:

  • Wonton Noodle Soup
  • Soy Sauce Chicken 
  • Stir-fried Water Spinach (Ong Choy)
  • Cantonese Fried Rice


$60/person with $10 OFF promo code for Co-op Owners. Apply promo code: OWNER

Limited seating available - only 10 seats per class. Ticket includes class plus tasting menu. Must be 21 or older to partake in alcoholic beverage tasting, valid ID required. No refunds due to limited space, but waiting list will be made available once tickets are sold out.


About the Instructor:

Paul Young is a self-taught cook, educator and graphic designer with over 30 years of experience in the marketing communications industry. His favorite pastime is trying new dishes in restaurants and then attempting to recreate them at home. He's a curious foodie and an adventurous international culinary explorer who has traveled to 25 different countries (so far). He has also been a regular contributor to Smile Politely since 2007.


Since retiring as a graphic design professor at Parkland College in 2019, Paul has been cooking at home a lot more and have found himself reconnecting with his passion for experimenting with exotic flavors from around the world. With these upcoming cooking classes, he hopes to share what he know about his favorite ethnic foods and some of his favorite recipes. For printable recipe cards and more information about Paul's cooking classes, please go to