Chiang Mai Cooking Class on Thai Cuisines and Dishes - Cookery School

Learn how to cook Thai cuisines and the popular Thai dishes at a cookery school in Chiang Mai.  You will experience an opportunity to shop for meats, chicken, vegetables and fruits at the local market.  A course of 4 dishes or 6 dishes is available for your selection.  Get a free hand cook book after the course. 

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Tour Code: CNXOPT-31
Departure: Every Day
Destination: Chiang Mai, Thailand
Duration: Half Day
Tour Session: Morning, Afternoon
Meal: As in Itinerary


Half Day Course 4 Dishes (3 main course + 1 Thai dessert / snack)

09:00 - Pick up at the hotel by an English instructor and being transferred by van to Nong Hoi local market. Spend about 40 minutes joining the group purchasing fresh ingredients (chicken, prawns, herbs & vegetables) for the class as well as learning to know about tropical vegetations which’s quite interesting!

09:50 - Leave the market to the cooking class.

10:15 - Arrive and get briefly introduction of Baan Hong Nual which’s an open kitchen in Lanna Thai style. All students will be then given aprons and headdresses as cooking uniforms.

10:30 - Wash hands and get yourself ready for the 1st menu. However, before you start cooking first of all you would be introduced about all the kitchen utensils as well as the seasonings normally needed in the Thai cuisine. Secondly, you’ll be shown how to prepare all the ingredients also how to cook. During the class the instructor still teach you intentionally step by step. After the 1st menu is done, you’ll be given a time to taste how delicious is your food.

11:00 - Continue cooking the 2nd dish that needs about 30 minutes to finishing including preparing, cooking and tasting.

11:30 - Take a small break for about 15 minutes for some tea, coffee or herbal drinks (complimentary by the school). Or students can spend time to walk around seeing herbal & vegetable plantations as well as different kinds of fruits like Longan, Mango, Rose Apple, Guava, Lychees & Jack Fruit.

12:00 - Back to the class again for the 3rd and the 4th dishes (normally the Thai Curry &Dessert).

12:40 - Some steamed rice will be served with curry then follow by a dessert.

13:20 - When the class is over, cook books in English version with color pictures will be given to all students.

13:30 - Thanks and say bye to each other then transfer back to the hotel.


  • Transfer round trip Van or Truck (within city center only)
  • Visit local market
  • Cooking hand book
  • Water, Tea, and Coffee
  • English speaking teacher
  • Steam rice


  • Soft drink and alcohol (Whisky or beer) not specified in the itinerary

Out of Route Area:

  • The following areas are out of route for pick up and drop off: Mae Rim Area, Sa Moeng Area, Hang Dong Area, San Kampang Area, Veranda High Resort and some others outside of the city center. We will suggest the hotel in the city center as a meeting point at the time of confirmation.
  • A request for pick up and drop off at the out of route area is possible at an extra charge of 700 Baht per transfer per way (not per person). For Hmong Lodge and Panviman Resort & Spa: extra charge 1,100 Baht per transfer per way. We will send separate payment link upon request.

General Terms and Conditions

  • The given time frame is an estimate timing only and can deviate due to traffic, road conditions, weather, pace of tourists and/or any unforeseen reason

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