What you'll do
Unleash Umami and learn the Art & Science of Flavor with Chef Liv Wu. You'll dive right into tasting 35 flavors and uncover the jewel of all flavors--umami! Chef Liv leads you through the core emotional base of flavor, and why taste and smell grounds you. Tell your story through flavor memories, past and present, and begin to create the flavors that delight you and touch you deeply. You do that right in her kitchen and then for the finale, around her community dining table with 10+ courses.
- Passionate cooks
Learn traditional recipes and hear personal stories from local hosts.
- Intimate settings
Share a meal in unique spaces, from private farms to secret rooftops.
- Vetted by Airbnb
Every experience is reviewed for authentic culinary traditions.
Liv Wu has founded three cooking schools, written two books, and worked for 18 years as food journalist, restaurant critic and blogger for newspapers and magazines [byline, “Olivia Wu”.] In 2007, she joined Google as an Executive Chef. Later, as program manager, she launched the teaching kitchen, and trained the chefs for five global sites, especially with her innovative foundational curriculum for recipe-free cooking, food literacy and taste perception. She's an uber chef-teacher who offers transformational experiences around food. Her classes have excellent reviews, and her dinners garner rave views.
Tasting portions and beverages are provided by the Liv Cook Eat Learning Kitchen during lessons . Kitchen equipment is…
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Where you'll be
Chef Liv's personally guided "Flavor Grid, in the Learning Kitchen Chef Liv's herb and vegetable garden Foraging in the woods and trails near her house Dinner (10+ courses) at her table
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Things to keep in mind
If requested, the host can accommodate the dietary needs listed. You must let the host know before the experience if you’d like an accommodation.
Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.
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Up to 10 guests of all ages can attend. It’s up to each guest to understand the ingredients being used and communicate any allergies or dietary restrictions to the host. Guests should also consider that consuming raw or under-cooked meats, poultry,…
Flavor Mastery with Chef Liv Wu