The Hutong Cuisine Cooking School has a new name:

The Beijing Cooking School


Bookings & Payment

At The Beijing Cooking School we buy the ingredients for your dishes fresh every day before you arrive. For this reason we ask that you confirm your booking with a deposit.

Every class, regardless of content, requires a USD 22.5 pp / RMB 150 pp deposit to confirm the booking. Please pay your deposit as soon as possible when making the booking. The balance may be paid prior to or on the day of the class. See below for payment methods. (10-day Intensive Class deposit: USD 305 /RMB 2000 pp))

You can also pay full class fee in advance as you like. If you pay via Paypal, there is 5% transfer fee charged by Paypal. Please mail us for the total cost before you make the payment.

Please note, the school does not have eftpos or credit card facilities on site and accepts cash only. ATMs are within walking distance to us if required.

Drop-in classes

7 days prior to date: 100% deposit will be refunded.
2 - 6 days prior to date: No refund. We will, however, reschedule your class at no extra charge.
1 day prior to date: No refund or rescheduling.

Private classes
14 days prior to date: 100% deposit will be refunded.
1 - 13 days prior to date: No refund.

We want everyone to get the most out of their class and are happy to make adjustments when possible. Please advise us in advance of any issues you may have with the ingredients used and we will do our best to accommodate. Please don't hesitate to ask if you have any questions.

Official invoices/fapiaos can be made out if required. These, however, will incur an additional fee which depends on the invoice/fapiao amount. Please contact us if you require an official invoice/fapiao.

Payment Methods

Please be sure to tell us which class you are booking when making your payment.

Option 1: PayPal

You can easily pay using your international PayPal account. If you don't have one, you can pay with your credit card as a PayPal guest.


Option 2: Bank transfer

Please ensure that all bank transfer payments are done in renminbi (RMB). Please keep the receipt. If there are any difficulties at all regarding payment, please do not hesitate to contact us, we will do our absolute best to cater to your needs.

Bank: China Construction Bank 中国建设银行
Address: 北京朝内大街支行
Account: 6217 0000 1004 9804 852
Account Name: Zhou Chao 周超


Option 3: Cash

You are welcome to visit us prior to your class to drop off your deposit at any time. Please call us in advance so we will be ready for your reception.

Main Tel: (8610) 8401 4788
Chef Chao: (86) 158 1101 0508

We welcome your calls, however, we're often busy cooking in the kitchen, so may not answer the phone right away. In terms of E-mail, we will always respond within 24-hours. Should you need an urgent booking, please try the phone a couple of times, we take breaks too.


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