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Benny's Home Cooking Chiang Mai

  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Small group ensures personal service
Benny's Home Cooking Chiang Mai
From US$47.04
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Benny's Home Cooking Chiang Mai
From US$47.04
This Thai cooking class in Chiang Mai showcases the best of the city's culinary traditions and bright flavors. Tour a local market with your professional guide and learn about the fruits, vegetables and spices that help to create prolific dishes. You'll be able to choose from three different cooking options, including a daily course, dinner private course, and special Sunday course to fit your interests and needs. This tour includes all the ingredients, expert instruction, and plenty of delicious dishes to savor. It's the perfect option for anyone who wants to take the flavors of Thailand home.
What to Expect
You will be picked up from your hotel at 8.15-8.50 am and head to the local market, see how Thai people sell and buy their meal, you can try some local food here. Then we take you to our lovely home and there's a garden you get to harvest ingredients from, a rice field just outside the back gates, and mangoes grow right above your head.
The kitchen is set up in a welcoming style where everyone cooks together and gets to try each other's dishes. Please note that each person will have own cooking station and hands on cooking.
You will learn to cook 5 delicious dishes that absolutely plan to recreate at home. We also can accommodating to individual taste and dietary needs. We will provide a complimentary recipe book before transfer you back to your hotel in Chiang Mai downtown.
The categories selections:
Appetizers: Chicken Satay or Fresh Spring Rolls
Soups: Tom Yum soup, Tom Sabb soup, or Tom Kha soup
Pastes and Curries: Green Curry, Panaeng Curry, Massaman Curry, or Kaw Soi Curry noodles
Stir-Fried Dishes: Pad Thai, Pad See Ew, or Drunken noodles
Desserts: Mango with sticky rice or steamed banana cake 
Extra Inclusion: Fresh seasonal fruit for everyone
Reviews (43)
1 - 5 of 36 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago
Laughs, techniques and a full belly!

My friend and I felt welcomed right away with Benny and her kitchen fairies. Signing up for the class via email was easy, and they helped accommodate when we needed to change dates due to another excursion and to make sure we could cook around...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 209hikingfan
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a fantastic day! The cooking class went exactly as described at their web page. Benny is extremely cheerful and her English is great. It was entertaining for both of us - an advanced cook and a complete novice.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank AgnGaga
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Benny is the Best!!!

My husband and I both agreed that this was our favorite thing we did on our trip! We highly recommend! Best food we had on our trip! Benny is the happiest, most sincere, and fun person. You choose which dishes you want to make, but...More

1  Thank CaseyR67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Support (wonderful) local business

Benny's class is extremely enjoyable and the perfect way to spend a day in Chiang Mai. Benny is a wonderful host who clearly enjoys teaching and interacting with her guests. Everything is incredibly well organized and paced, and even I as a moderately talented cook...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank LMGirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Probably the best experience in Chiang Mai

Was looking for a cooking school. We ended up at Benny's by luck. The other school wasn't that accommodating. Messaged Benny and within minutes she replied and confirmed our spots. There were 7 of us that day. The class was small and a lot of...More

1  Thank LAXCS
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17 August 2018|
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Response from AJF734 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it ended around 4PM. That was for the full day class, not sure if she does a half day.