Thai and Akha Cooking Class in Chiang Mai


6 hours (Approx.)
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 8
Mobile ticket

Overview

Learn how to cook Thai and Akha dishes during your holiday in Chiang Mai with our master chef, a native Akha people. You will learn some unique cooking style and dishes, plus the history and culture of this ethnicity. Light refreshments, tour to local market (for morning class) and hotel transfer is included.

Inclusions

  • Local market tour (only for morning class)
  • Individual cooking station
  • Akha Hill Tribe coffee
  • Full color cook book
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (only within 3 km from city area)

What to expect

Morning Cooking Class + Market Tour
Thai Akha Kitchen will take you to the Local Market to see the real lifestyle of local people + Cooking Thai and Akha foods.

Evening cooking class excluding Market tour only cooking.
Why choose Evening Cooking Class?
Fits around a busy day schedule
First home-cooked Thai dinner in Thailand.
No need to worry or plan where or what to eat for dinner just come and cook!
It’s cooler in the evening, actually a much better time to be cooking.



Stop At:

• Thai Akha Cooking School, 15/1, Soi Arrag 4 Si Phum, Chiang Mai 50000 Thailand

Sample Menu

• Start by two Appetizers - The class will start by preparing the famous Papaya Salad and the perfect Fried Spring Rolls.
• Making two Desserts - Mango Sticky Rice and Pumpkin in Coconut Milk
• Three Akha Dishes - In Akha traditions, every meal must have a Chilli Sauce (Sapi Thong), one Salad, and one Soup.
• Pick one out of four Curry and Curry Paste - You can choose one of the four most popular Thai curries; Red curry, Green curry, Panang curry, or the Massaman curry.
• Pick one out of three Soup - You can choose between the Chicken & Coconut Milk (Tom Kha Gai), the Hot and Sour Prawn Soup (Tom Yum Gong), or the Clear Soup & Egg Tofu
• Pick one out of four Stir-Fried - You can choose Pad Thai, Chicken with Cashew Nut, Chicken with Hot Basil, or Sweet and Sour Vegetables.
• Everyone can choose their own menu individually - All recipes can be adapted to be cooked: Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free. Alternative solutions are available for any food allergies.

Meeting point

14/10 Soi Rat Chiang Saen 2 Ko., Tambon Hai Ya, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand

Traveler pickup is offered
Our Cooking School has moved to a new Garden location since January 2020.
Our new location is just 5 minutes walk from Chiang Mai South Gate, so 15 minutes walk from the center of the old City.

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Visitor are welcome
  • Come with empty stomach
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms

Exclusions

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
644jamilaa
May 2022

The best part of this class was hearing the background of Thai people groups and eating the cashew nut chicken dish!!

593nathanaela
May 2022

Very friendly chef and really fun experience. Would highly recommend as Akha culture is very rare and really interesting to learn about.

lilymimd
May 2022

I loved everything about this class! The staff were absolute legends, so incredibly funny and knowledgeable. The value for money is insane with everything you learn, experience and cook and you leave with a full tummy and a bunch of new friends. The set up is also beautifully organised! I would r...

emilycamppbell
May 2022

This class was amazing! So well organised and flowed really well with an amazing selection of food to choose from. All the instructors were lovely and easy to understand, we learnt so much about Thai/Akha recipes as well as history. 10/10 would recommend 🤩

sharellet
May 2022

We had an amazing time! We were taken to the local market to try various Thai foods which was super fun. We learned a lot about the different dishes, flavours and it was an amazing day overall. Make sure you come with an empty stomach! We even learned about some of Thailand's history which was ve...

239rosieb
May 2022

Amazing! The staff was amazing - Jasmine was awesome! Very professional, fun and can’t wait to cook when I get home! Would recommend this cooking class!

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