About Us

Black Sesame Kitchen developed out of founder Jen Lin-Liu’s passion for Chinese food, starting with her own adventures in a local cooking school in 2005. After becoming a nationally certified Chinese chef, interning in several restaurants in Beijing and Shanghai, and writing a book entitled Serve the People: A Stir-Fried Journey Through China, she began holding cooking classes in friends’ homes along with the seasoned chefs she met during her cooking experiences. To expand her reach, she found a cozy space in a courtyard residence in central Beijing in the spring of 2008 and renovated it into an open kitchen and dining room, where she invites you to cook, socialize, dine, and wine.

tel: +86.1369.147.4408 / email: blacksesamekitchen@gmail.com
address: 3 Black Sesame Hutong, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China 100009

All visits by appointment only.