What We Offer

Wine n’ Dine Communal Dinners

 

Most evenings from 7-10pm

Our most popular offering: A ten-course meal with two wine pairings is served at a leisurely pace in our traditional courtyard. Watch our chefs in action at the wok and mingle with guests from around the world. We offer only one table seating a night in our open kitchen and cozy south room, to give you a relaxed, personalized experience.

  • We never use MSG. Our chefs hand-pick only the freshest ingredients from local markets and trusted sources.
  • Imported wines are matched with our seasonal dishes.
  • We can accommodate most dietary restrictions or preferences – from gluten-free to vegetarian to low-sodium. Just let us know.
  • Book early to secure a seat in our open kitchen.

350RMB ($60US)

Lunchtime Cooking Classes

 

Wednesday and Sundays at 11am
Perfect for individuals or small groups

Learn the secrets of stir-frying, noodle and dumpling making, or other cooking traditions, with our professional Chinese chefs assisted by an English-speaking host. Get behind the wok with our hands-on teaching.

  • Learn how to stock your pantry with the right Chinese ingredients.
  • Includes lunch in the tranquility of our courtyard residence.

350RMB ($60US)

Private Dinners

 

Offered evenings from 7-10pm
Ideal for groups of 8 or more

Our private dinners give you the option to dine in a more intimate setting with your friends and family but still enjoy the flavors and wine of our famous Wine n’ Dine communal dinner.

  • Customize the menu, music, and wine for a night out on the town, whether it’s a casual dinner with friends, a more formal business dinner, or a celebration for a birthday, holiday, or other occasion.
  • Chose from an array of settings: our open kitchen (seats up to 16), the intimate South Room (seats up to 12), or the Emperor’s Room (seats up to 22).
  • Make the experience more unique with our specially-paired wine dinner option, free-flow champagne, or a pre-dinner wine and dumpling demonstration hour.

350RMB ($60US) per person
(8-person minimum charge)

Private Cooking Classes

 

Offered any day of the week between 10am-6pm
Ideal for groups of 4 or more 

Customize your cooking class by choosing from a wide range of themed classes or create your own with your favorite Chinese dishes.

  • Learn how to stock your pantry with the right Chinese ingredients.
  • Taught by our professional chefs with an English-speaking host.
  • Make the experience more unique with our specially-paired wine dinner option, free-flow champagne, or a pre-dinner wine and dumpling demonstration hour.

350RMB ($60US) per person
(4-person minimum charge)

Private Events

 

Whether it’s a high-powered corporate event, an intimate rehearsal dinner or a birthday you’re celebrating, we assure you that you and your guests will have a smooth, stress-free, and memorable experience.

Please check with us for our dining and cooking class options for large groups.

Indoor seating in three rooms can accommodate up to 56 guests. More guests can be accommodated for standing events.

Home/Offsite Catering

 

If you reside in Beijing, bring the experience of Black Sesame Kitchen to your home, office, or school with our home/offsite catering service.

We can offer a full-service experience with servers, bartenders, and canapé/hors d’oeurve service.

Dinner catering and cooking classes start at 300RMB per person (a minimum 8-person charge applies).

Discounts can be given for large groups. Please check with us.