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Address: 26 Ly Tu Trong Street, District 1 | 4th Floor, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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Phone Number: +84 8 3827 0349
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Warmest greetings from the Vietnam Cookery! Established since 1999, we are...

Warmest greetings from the Vietnam Cookery! Established since 1999, we are the first and most professional Cookery Center in Vietnam, teaching Vietnamese gastronomy to Tourists and other professional visitors from all over the world. Years of having tirelessly worked to give you the best services have earned us the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, and we do appreciate your interest. Our courses are hands-on classes, with an introduction to the food culture of Vietnam, providing you with a memorable souvenir to bring home.About our location: Our school is located in the heart of Saigon, from our large terrace you will have an unique view of an area that real estate developers call the "Golden Triangle".On top of having a wonderful initiation on Vietnamese Gastronomy, you will have the opportunity to go back in history and spend time in one of the last colonial building still erected right downtown. This building has been built in 1930 by the French, and was to be the residence of the Saigonese Elite. It was the first concrete building in Asia, and the pride of its French architect. Unfortunately he made a typical "colonial" mistake: as many French buildings in France, the space under the roof was divided into small rooms for the servants. When the building was finished and the apartments put on sale, none of the rich Vietnamese accepted to live there, as in Asia the tradition is to have only your ancestors' altar or worshiped gods over your head, not servants!

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Ho Chi Minh Food Experience: Vietnamese Cooking Class and Market Tour

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Fun Cooking Class with a View

A great cooking class with authentic chef and a fun and knowledgeable visit to the market. All topped off by a great view of the city!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great cooking class with authentic chef and a fun and knowledgeable visit to the market. All topped off by a great view of the city!

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VietnamCookeryCenter, Manager at Vietnam Cookery Center, responded to this review

Greetings from the Vietnam Cookery Center ! We appreciate your nice posting on us, hope to see you again to teach you some more dishes…Best regards Raymond REICHARDT Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a great experience today at the Cookery Center! Everyone there was so nice and helpful and we will definitely recommend it to all of our friends and family. The food was delicious! Thank you!

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VietnamCookeryCenter, Manager at Vietnam Cookery Center, responded to this review

Hi Allie, Thanks for your kind post on Tripadvisor, you or your family or friends will be always most welcome here, to learn more dishes. Best Regards Raymond REICHARDT Manager More 

Punta del Este, Uruguay
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

I did the morning cooking class with the market tour included. Cam was a delight, and the others in my group were also very friendly! (I was most grateful as I was traveling alone)! The market trip was entertaining and enlightening regarding the ingredients we were going to be using. Once at the cooking centre, we had everything in place;... More 

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VietnamCookeryCenter, Manager at Vietnam Cookery Center, responded to this review

Dear Jessie, Thank you so much for having taken your time to write about us. We appreciate greatly your support. Warm regards Raymond REICHARDT Manager More 

Adderbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

This was included as one of the elements of a two week tour of Vietnam. We had no idea what to expect never having done anything similar but were hugely pleased - it has turned out to be one of the highlights of our holiday. So... Our tour guide dropped us at the local market where we were met by... More 

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Ramon13, Manager at Vietnam Cookery Center, responded to this review

Dear GHDunstan71, Thank you very much for visiting us and for taking time to share your experience at the Vietnam Cookery Center on TripAdvisor. We are very delighted to hear that you enjoy the cooking class and our service. We greatly appreciate your feedbacks. We hope you do come back here in your next visit. Raymond REICHARDT Manager More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

I think the value in this for me is that it gave me some great ideas for creating really tasty and health giving food at home. I like to glean foodie ideas and techniques from other cultures and this class certainly provided that, even if Christchurch isn't overflowing with fresh banana flowers for purchase! We started at Ben Thanh market... More 

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VietnamCookeryCenter, Manager at Vietnam Cookery Center, responded to this review

Xin Chao ! thanks for your kind post on Tripadvisor, you or your family or friends will be always most welcome here, to learn more dishes! Kind regards Raymond REICHARDT Manager More 

Chengdu, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Before arriving in HCMC I have exchanged a few emails with the Vietnam Cookery Center. They replied me with great patience about all my inquiries and gave me details on what course I should be taking. In the end I have chosen the one-day professional class that includes the preparation and cooking of 3 dishes of my selection. I have... More 

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VietnamCookeryCenter, Manager at Vietnam Cookery Center, responded to this review

Dear Sui H, Thank you very much for visiting us and for taking time to share your experience at the Vietnam Cookery Center on TripAdvisor. We are very delighted to hear that you enjoy the cooking class and our service. We strive to improve our service everyday. And we greatly appreciate your feedback. We hope you do come back here... More 

Metro Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

I thought we will not be able to join the class since we were not able to pay a day ahead. I paid only 2 hours before class and thankfully, we were still accommodated. Cam was an excellent host and the staffs were very helpful. Everyone was pleasant and always smiling. Cam even spent her birthday night waiting for us... More 

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Ramon13, Manager at Vietnam Cookery Center, responded to this review

Dear Joanna, Thanks for your kind post on Tripadvisor, you or your family or friends will be always most welcome here, to learn more dishes! Kind regards Raymond REICHARDT Manager More 

Kegworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

Our tour guide dropped us off at the market and we met the chef's assistant who took us through the market showing us what had been purchased for us to cook later. Pleasant time and gained knowledge about our ingredients and many more. Then off to the centre where the chef demonstrated and we turned our hand to it. You... More 

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VietnamCookeryCenter, Manager at Vietnam Cookery Center, responded to this review

Dear Michael, Thanks for your kind post on Tripadvisor, you or your family or friends will be always most welcome here, to learn more dishes. Best Regards Raymond Reichardt Manager More 

Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

I thoughly enjoyed the cooking class from start to finish.....Cam was a wonderful host and the staff were so helpful.....it made cooking four dishes in just a couple of hours, and then eating them, so easy...... Everything went so smoothly.

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VietnamCookeryCenter, Manager at Vietnam Cookery Center, responded to this review

Hi Ann-Marie, We are proud and happy to read your nice comments on us, yours and other travelers support have helped us earn the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, and we are thankful for that; Looking forward to welcome you again soon. Best Regards Raymond Reichardt Manager More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

Spent a pleasant morning exploring the Ben Thanh Market followed by a well run intro class to Vietnamese cooking. Our cooking stations were ready and waiting when we returned from the market. Demonstrations were very helpful and there were plenty of assistants to help us. The dishes we prepared were delicious. I would definitely recommend attending if you have the... More 

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VietnamCookeryCenter, Manager at Vietnam Cookery Center, responded to this review

Hi j0j0857, Greetings from the Vietnam Cookery Center ! we appreciate your nice posting on us, hope to see you again to teach you some more dishes… Best regards Raymond REICHARDT Manager More 

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