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Janet's Cooking Studio & Seoul Food Tour
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Local Seoul-based chef offering Korean food tours and cooking classes since 2011.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Seoul, South Korea
+82 10-3413-3998
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was excited to visit Gwangjang market, but because of my older daughter's numerous allergies, I decided to arrange for a tour with Janet. In my initial email, I outlined our restrictions, and she set up everything perfectly. Even though our kids are quite young...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Living as Expats in Seoul, we took a class at Janets Cooking Studio for the second time now. Since we all have been living in Seoul for some years now, we have a couple of favorite korean dishes that we wanted to learn. Janet showed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Julia R
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

One of the luxuries of living in Seoul, is that I had the opportunity to do a cooking class with Janet three times in the past six months! :) Needless to say I absolutely loved each one of them. Janet is kind, fun, a near...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Reiziger82
Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner Yael specifically signes up for Janets cooking tour because she could cater for vegeterians, and we both had an amazing time. Janet quickly became our joint Korean mother :) We learned a lot about korean culture and experienced shopping in a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Simon E
Reviewed December 1, 2018

Great food tour in and around Gwangjang market. We were really impressed by Janet's knowledge. She gave us a truly bespoke experience. We learned a lot and the food was delicious and varied (we must have tried close to 20 different things). It was really...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 26, 2018

We’re so glad we booked this tour. The visit to the local market was amazing. We loved the displays of seafood & vegetables, & we learned so much as Janet walked us through the rows of stalls. Our cooking lesson was the preparation of four...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HNLSEA987
Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

The tour with Janet was excellent choice in all aspects - she has a great knowledge about the local food, obviously, but also about the history and culture of places we have seen. We've tasted variety of delicious local food (actually we were eating a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 819vuv
Reviewed November 21, 2018

We had a lovely morning with Janet, touring the market, tasting a wide variety of local foods, and learning about Korean culture and traditions. Janet covers all aspects of the tour in a warm and friendly way, explains what the foods are, how they are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karen B
Reviewed November 19, 2018

Janet is very organized, friendly and engaging. She treats her customers like family and makes sure to explain the process and some Korean history as well. She did not rush us and was very patient with our questions and picture taking. Her class was very...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Julie G
Reviewed November 17, 2018

If you're interested in a food tour that is more than just restaurant or bar hopping, then spend your time with Janet. She can thoroughly answer your questions about how the foods you are seeing (and eating!) are prepared, plus she has her own memories...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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July 7, 2018|
Response from Janet H | Property representative |
Yes, we do offer a food tour on Sunday and it's available on 7/8. Why don't you go to our website to request the food tour, please? Thank you!
June 10, 2018|
Response from JanetH2784 | Property representative |
The cooking class is available on July 1st. You can visit my website for my email address. Thank you!