Chinese New Year Celebration – Fun/Family Friendly Dumpling Making Party

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120 Chestnut St

120 Chestnut Street

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2018 Chinese New Year is on February 16, 2018! It is the Year of Dog!

We cordially invite you and your families/friends to attend a fun DIY Dumpling Afternoon/Evening for Chinese New Year celebration that is specifically offered to Penn community by a Penn Alumni. While tasting other Chinese appetizers, everyone will acquire a new cooking skill – learn to make your own dumplings!

Please see the link below for the photos for our Dumpling Making/Wine Tasting Party on New Year's Eve, the most awesome New Year's Eve party in town!


Yin’s story - Growing up, my grandmother’s visits to our home meant one thing: All of the dumplings. She would drop by on a Sunday morning, bags in with ground pork, tofu, vegetables, and packages of dumpling wrappers. My family would devote the entire afternoon to filling and pleating our way through hundreds of dumplings, as my mother would boil and pan-fry batches for us to eat as we worked. We’d freeze what we couldn’t eat, to be pulled out on busy weeknights when none of us felt like cooking. That experience has shaped who I am today. Many years have passed, while missing my dearest grandma, I still love making dumplings and experimenting on different fillings.

In the dumpling making party, you will enjoy a hands-on adventure - make-your-own dumplings. You'll be guided, taught by Yin who is a dumping making expert and learn how to fill and shape your own pot stickers and more in an authentic way.

We prepare dumping sauces during the party. We may either use pre-made wrappers or make wraps on our own right in the party. We will also prepare at least two types of recipes for fillings (meat, e.g. kale and ground pork, and vegetables): each person will make at least five of each dumpling. Participants will be placed to teams on a family basis and we will compete among the teams to see which team will produce the best looking dumplings! We will either cook one recipe at a time and pause to eat between batches, or we’d rather cook them all at the end. Either way, dinner will be delicious!

Dumplings are the singular best food to make for (and with) a crowd: They’re easy, fun, beginner, and cook up super quickly. The more hands you we on deck, the quicker the dumplings come together and the faster we can get eating.

So we will need more of You! Come to Join us for a Dumping Chinese New Year’! It will be a totally fun experience for you and your families!

It was fabulous to hear people's experiences with making dumplings, how they didn't think they could do it and how they practiced and persisted. As someone at our past dumping making party said, "Dumplings are instant smiles."

Bonus – your will also learn how to use chopsticks in a correct way. A small game will be held to find out who the best chopstick user is. Note: Native Chinese are not eligible for the game.

PLACE:120 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, 2nd Floor

CONTACT: info@FiveSpicePhilly.com Tel: 215-352-4324, Facebook: Five Spice Philly

TIME: February 18, 2018, from 4pm to 7pm

WHAT TO BRING: We will provide all dumpling making experience and fun, and Chinese appetizers. You will just need to bring a container to bring left over dumplings home.

WHO AND WHAT ARE THE AGE RANGES: The event will be open to Penn and other ivy schools’ community

COST: $55/adult prepaid, $65/person pay at door (Cash Only), You will receive a $10 food/drink voucher that you can use in the restaurant where we host our dumping party.

CANCELLATION POLICY: You will receive a full refund if:
- The event is canceled
- The event is rescheduled

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you have allergy situation, please inform us



Please note the space may be filled out very quickly due to the popularity of Chinese New Year

We also accept Birthday Party reservations throughout the year and can host the Dumpling Making Party at the location/home you designate for your convenience. We can make it family friendly as well.

This party is offered by Dumpling Academy, World Class Education, Unforgettable Experience, which offers unprecedented team building activities and leadership workshops to corporate and institutional clients.

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