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“Great class--learned a lot! Vegetarians can do it, too!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Oriental Cuisine Chiang Mai

Oriental Cuisine Chiang Mai
84/377 Chotana Village | Chang Phueak, Chiang Mai 50300, Thailand
+66 85 546 9428
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Owner description: Our class exclusively bring you to find out the art of Thai cuisine. You will learn all techniques of authentic Thai food.
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“Great class--learned a lot! Vegetarians can do it, too!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Had a cooking class today with wawah. Definitely recommend it! Learned how to make 4 dishes (you choose) I am vegetarian and wawah had all the ingredients so I could make all the Thai dishes too! Delicious and not greasy. Learned a lot and will definitely make the dishes at home.

Visited June 2013
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“Regarding review of mr.Sebita M”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Below review does not reflect the truth. I been to this fantastic cooking course on summer of 2012 and all the instructors were utmost kind, caring and fun. I had one of my best moments of my life there, learning how to cook was just additional. For people considering taking this course please do not let this review mess your mind. It definitely worths every baht spent.

Hasancan Kamiloglu

Visited June 2012
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“Worst cooking class ever”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013 via mobile

The only positives about this class are its attractive website and recipe book upon finish. The instructor is abrasive, dismissive when questioned, and her dishes heavy on the sugar, including the sweetest green curry I've ever tasted. Cooking site is filled with flies, which she dismisses as "tropical reality," making no effort to provide those inexpensive plastic covers to protect your ingrdients and finished plates. She is worst teacher encountered, not explaining dashes of this & that she pours into your wok, so you have no idea of what's happening. She dips her spoon into your developing dishes to "taste," going directly into her mouth as her saliva makes its way amongst all the student plates. She mixes the coconut cream with her fingers, then offers you your "finished dessert." Sanitation is basically non-existent here. I pondered writing this review for weeks before submitting it, finally deciding that other travelers out there are more entitled to know the truth rather than forgetting the miserable experience I had here.

Visited May 2013
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OrientalCuisine, Manager at Oriental Cuisine Chiang Mai, responded to this review, May 29, 2013
Thank you for the review. Your review is a hoax. Our instructors are professionally trained chef and have depth experience, we always willingly answer all questions. Unless you didn't pay attention in the class. During the class ran, you always talked lots and also messed with classmates. This might make you lose concentration and attention in the class. All classmates were happy and enjoyed the class. We've had cooking experience nearly 10 years, we always realise the hygiene. Kitchen is definitely hygienic, visitors always enjoy coming here. We don't really know what's your peculiarity. You spitefully wrote the review. Anyway we're sorry that you didn't enjoy the class.
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“Loads of tasty fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Wawah, the teacher, was patient, funny and pretty thorough in her explanations and instructions. The pace of the class was just right and the small class size meant that we each received a good amount of personal instruction.

I was doing the full day course (6 dishes for 900baht) but ended pretty early and was done by 2pm. We ate each dish after we made them and Wawah even offered to pack any leftovers we wanted in a takeaway bag at the end.

Can't wait to try out the recipes back home!

Visited May 2013
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“Great fun, learnt heaps!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013 via mobile

Really well organised cooking class, lots of fun and very yummy food! Wawah was a great teacher, really friendly and funny. Its nice to get to take away a recipe book at the end. We did a half day course and both learnt a lot, and were really full by the end of it!! Would definitely recommend this one.

Visited May 2013
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