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Saigon Cooking Class

74/7 Hai Ba Trung, Dist. 1 | The Courtyard, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+84 8 3 825 84 85
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Ranked #30 of 239 activities in Ho Chi Minh City
Type: Classes/Workshops
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Go the market with your Chef to buy necessary ingredients for your class, then head back to the kitchen to learn how to prepare a selection of... more » Owner description: Go the market with your Chef to buy necessary ingredients for your class, then head back to the kitchen to learn how to prepare a selection of traditional and contemporary Vietnamese dishes. This is a great immersion experience.From Tuesday till Sunday, cooking class twice a day. « less
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

First we went to the market. Our chef told us so many things about the food and culture. He spoke very good English and made us laugh a lot. After the market we cooked 3 dishes. The chef explained everything very clear and the food we made was great. The class was quite expensive but worth it. Highly recommended!

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Mexico City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

The class takes three hours from 2 to 5. If you go in the morning you can also visit the market with the experienced chef. The menu changes everyday. It is time and money well spent. You really learn about Viernamese culture and its amazing food. Too bad I lost my recipe book and they were unable to help.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My bf and I were looking to do something different on our Sunday afternoon. We decided to give this a shot even though my bf does not cook. He had a great time, the Chef was really helpful and funny. He gave interesting information about vietnamese food, techniques, and spices. 3 Hours flew by when your having fun!

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Did a cooking course here with my mum in February. Neither of us are particularly passionate about cooking but we loved the food at Hoa Tuc and had a free afternoon so thought we'd give it a try. The whole experience was fantastic. There were just four of us on the day so we felt like we got a lot... More

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The Saigon Cooking Class I attended last Wednesday was exactly what I hoped it would be. Chef Khang was an excellent teacher and chef, and also great fun to be with , with excellent English. Foreigners who live in the city return again to try all of the varied and tasty dishes he produces. The trip to the market first... More

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Saigon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

Brilliant experience :) Chef Khang is a great teacher and we met fellow travellers and shared experiences. It's in a pretty courtyard filled with international bars and restaurants.

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rockville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This was a trip highlight. Instruction was excellent re Vietnamese cooking, as well as general cooking skills. Highly recommend.

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Alberton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We both enjoyed the tour of the Ben Thanh markets for cooking supplies and don't believe we would have seen as much without knowing where to go such as the making of spring roll paper. The Cooking class itself was extremely well planned and meticulously organised with a high level of consideration for our hands-on learning experience. We learned a... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

I went to Saigon cooking school on my last day in Ho Chi Minh and it was terrific. As it's the low season for tourists and I was the only person in the class. I received a very personalised experience. The food we cooked was fresh, quick to prepare and full of flavour. I learnt some great tips from the... More

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I signed up for the Saigon Cooking class on the advice of a friend who lives in HCMC. It was great!! We met the chef at Ben Tranh market early in the morning, and proceeded to go shopping for the ingredients we would use in our class. There were about 6 students in all. We then went back to the... More

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