Kitchen Wisdom of Cecilia Chiang

A Legend Is Born

Season 1, Episode 1 of 6

Cecilia Chiang was born almost 100 years ago in a China that no longer exists. In this episode, viewers get an overview of her amazing story from Beijing to San Francisco. In 1960, she opened the acclaimed Mandarin restaurant, which revolutionized Chinese food in America. She mentored the likes of Julia Child, James Beard and Alice Waters (Alice calls Cecilia "the Julia Child of Chinese food in America") Now in her mid-90's, Cecilia is mentoring a new generation of Bay area chefs. Corey Lee, the Korean American chef and owner of Benu, a three-star Michelin restaurant, invites Cecilia into his kitchen where she gives him a lesson in making "jowza," or what we in America call "pot stickers."

When to Watch

Day
Time
Channel
5/21/2019
9:30 a.m.
5/21/2019
3:30 p.m.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
7/8/2016
10:30 a.m.
7/8/2016
5:30 p.m.
7/9/2016
1:30 a.m.
7/9/2016
6 p.m.
5/21/2017
12:30 p.m.
5/22/2017
9:30 a.m.
5/2/2018
9:30 a.m.
5/2/2018
5:30 p.m.
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