Asian Cooking classes at Piedmont Adult School

Julie Reichle

Cooking instructor Chat Mingkwan makes sushi at an Adult School showcase in 2023.

Discover the vibrant flavors of Asia this summer with Piedmont Adult School’s popular cooking classes. In these small, hands-on sessions, you will learn about key ingredients and techniques that make Asian cuisine so distinctive. Each class will end with a chance to sit down and enjoy your delicacies with your classmates.

Instructor Chat Mingkwan, a native of Thailand, began preparing Thai food as a child, working alongside his mother and aunt in their successful restaurant and hotel. He was classically trained in cooking in Rayon, France. Chat has traveled throughout Southeast Asia, studying the local cuisines. He is currently a cooking teacher, author, food and restaurant consultant, and Asian antique trader.

All classes will be on Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m., $85.
● Basic Knife Skills Workshop – June 8
● Korean Cuisine – June 15
● Asian Vegetarian Cooking – June 22
● Delicious Dim Sum Workshop – June 29
● Asian Grills and BBQ Workshop – July 13
● VIetnamese Summer Meal – July 20
● Summer Sushi Workshop – July 27
● Curry Workshop – August 3

Register today for best availability! Visit, or call (510) 594-2655.

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