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"Mai" Home - The Saigon Culinary Art Centre

269 Bis Nguyen Trai Street, Nguyen Cu Trinh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+84 28 3838 6037
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Fantastic Foodie Experience

After an informative trip to the local market with the chef and teacher Phuong (Or Dory), in which... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2017
matthew j
Great cooking class

I went twice, both cooking classes with the lovely Dory. She's so passionate about cooking. Both... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2017
Inge M
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In the heart of downtown , just a step from the Central market - Ben Thanh, located in an alley, Mai Home - The Saigon Culinary Art Center invites you towards a cultural destination with our Chefs, brimming with enthusiasm, to make you live intense moments of the Vietnamese gastronomy, among our Hands - on cooking coures.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“cooking school” (26 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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269 Bis Nguyen Trai Street, Nguyen Cu Trinh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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+84 28 3838 6037
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"highly recommend this class"
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Reviewed August 2, 2017

After an informative trip to the local market with the chef and teacher Phuong (Or Dory), in which a variety of unfamiliar vietnamese fruits, vegetables, and other foodstuffs were explained, we launched into the lesson. As someone who hasn't done a lot of cooking before,...More

Thank matthew j
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Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

I went twice, both cooking classes with the lovely Dory. She's so passionate about cooking. Both classes were amazing. First time I did the half day cooking class. We started with an interesting market visit and prepared several dishes afterwards. Afterwards we could eat it...More

1  Thank Inge M
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Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Learned about the local kitchen and ingrediences. The art of Vietnamese cooking from start to finish.

1  Thank Bonefly
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MAI HOME - T, Giám đốc quan hệ khách hàng at "Mai" Home - The Saigon Culinary Art Centre, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2017

Dear Bonefly, Thank you very much for rating us on TripAdvisor with your kind comments. Look forward to welcoming you again one day and wishing you all the best!!

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Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

It was nice moment there, we were 7 peoples in total to do the cooking class, not too many, perfect. We learned how to do a nice presentation on the plates, the carot flowers...to do fish sauce, dumplings, pork salad. Very nice chef ++ -...More

Thank Caroline H
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MAI HOME - T, Giám đốc quan hệ khách hàng at "Mai" Home - The Saigon Culinary Art Centre, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2017

Dear caroline H, Great pleasure to receive your valued comments. Hope that we have the opportunity to greet others travelers from your recommendation. Thank you very much and wishing you all the best!!

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Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

Fabulous cooking school. Sunny and her team where awesome. Food was fresh and we really enjoyed eating it. Very easy to understand and the recipe book to take home is fantastic. Thanks for a great experience. Thoroughly recommend.

Thank Sam K
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MAI HOME - T, Giám đốc quan hệ khách hàng at "Mai" Home - The Saigon Culinary Art Centre, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2017

Dear Sam K, Thank you very much for rating us on TripAdvisor with your kind comments. Hope that we have the opportunity to greet others travelers from your recommendation. All the best wish from our team to you!

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Reviewed June 10, 2017

Our guide arranged for me to take a cooking class the day before we left. On very short notice the owner/chef prepared a private cooking class for me sensitive to the fact that I am basically vegetarian. I was able to try out making every...More

1  Thank Ruth W
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MAI HOME - T, Giám đốc quan hệ khách hàng at "Mai" Home - The Saigon Culinary Art Centre, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2017

Dear Ruth W, Thank you very much for rating us on TripAdvisor with your kind comments and happy that you did enjoy our cooking class. Look forward to welcoming you again one day!!

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Reviewed June 4, 2017

Organised for us by Hotel. Ride in cycle was a bit nerve racking but fun. Staff very entertaining. Loved cooking lesson- fortunately with people that were as relaxed as we were. Loved the food and the recipes. Recommend any non professional cooks to do this.More

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MAI HOME - T, Giám đốc quan hệ khách hàng at "Mai" Home - The Saigon Culinary Art Centre, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2017

Dear Taffyhaywardstewart, It's my great pleasure to hear your valued appreciations and happy that you did enjoy our cooking class. Hope that we have the opportunity to greet others travelers from your recommendation. Wishing you all the best and look forward to welcoming you again...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2017

We did two different cooking classes: one was "cooking", the other "decorating". We, my husband, son and myself, enjoyed it very much. first, we were picked up from our hotel and explored the various foods offered at the markets. Then we were taken to the...More

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MAI HOME - T, Giám đốc quan hệ khách hàng at "Mai" Home - The Saigon Culinary Art Centre, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2017

Dear GlobalCitizen8822, Thank you very much for rating us on TripAdvisor with your kind comments and happy that you did enjoy our cooking class. Wishing you all the best and look forward to welcoming you again one day!!

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Reviewed June 3, 2017

i liked it all, the tour in the Market, the cooking class it slef, the cheff was great, we cooked great Vietnamize food.

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MAI HOME - T, Giám đốc quan hệ khách hàng at "Mai" Home - The Saigon Culinary Art Centre, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2017

Dear Dalitz, Thank you very much for your kind rating and nice comments for our cooking class. We hope to have the opportunity to greet others clients upon your recommendation. All the best wish to you!

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Reviewed June 3, 2017

The chef Sunny was very nice and profesional , looking forward to go there again when im back in Sajgon

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1  Thank Jan B
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MAI HOME - T, Giám đốc quan hệ khách hàng at "Mai" Home - The Saigon Culinary Art Centre, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2017

Dear Jan B, Thank you very much for your kind comment. Look forward to welcoming you again one day. All the best wishes from our team to you !

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purpledaisee99
November 6, 2017|
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Response from MAI HOME - T | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Regarding the schedule, there are 3 sessions per day: Morning session: 8.15am - 12.00 pm. Afternoon session: 2.00pm - 5.30pm Evening session: 5.30pm- 8.00 pm (no market visit) Program: - pick up... More
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