Since its grand opening in April 2011, Sichuan Gourmet (previously named as Chinastar in Squirrel Hill) has dedicated to its mission to introduce authentic Sichuan cuisine, in both tradition and up-to-date style, to the tribune area. Sichuan cuisube us a style of Chinese cuisine originating in the Sichuan Province of southwestern China famed for bold flavors. The executive chef and the secondary chef are both from Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province.