Hoi An is a great place to learn how to cook real Vietnamese cuisine for half-day, full-day or evening courses. Plenty of restaurants offer their own cooking classes including the picturesque Red Bridge where you get the chance to learn directly from the professional chefs.
Many of the cooking classes include a visit to the local fresh produced market as part of the course where you’ll get a chance to ask questions and perhaps even sample some exotic delights. With so many places to try your hand at conjuring up some delicious flavors, you’ll also be pleased to discover that most classes are offered at very reasonable rates. Book a cooking class tour with us or you can book directly from them to join some cooking schools as below:
Thuan Tinh Island Cooking Classes
Thuan Tinh is well-known as offering one of Vietnam's most distinctive cooking class experiences. Thuan Tinh is an eco-friendly island rich in tropical foliage making it a beautiful place to cook, relax and then enjoy the dishes you've cooked. You will get the recipes and cook when you back home.
Morning Glory Cooking School
Morning Glory was Hoi An’s first cooking school with the founder and owner Trinh Diem Vy a third-generation chef and Hoi An native. The Morning Glory cooking classes have been featured in publications across the world and are renowned for their street-style local recipes. There are six classes available geared to suit all levels and interests with some featuring guided market tours. Subjects in the gourmet class aimed at the more advanced chef, include cutting techniques, Vietnamese food history and food medicine.
Opening Hours: 07:45-13:30
Location: 106 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hoi An
Tel: +84 510 2241 556
Red Bridge Cooking School
Red Bridge Cooking school offers the half-day cooking class, and evening class as well as a deluxe full-day course. The full-day option is tailored specially for foodies, and gives a detailed insight into Vietnamese cuisine. You will get to make four dishes, including clay pot fish with dill and you’ll also go on a tour with the Chef to Tra Que vegetable village. Once there you’ll explore the organic herb gardens, purchase ingredients from the local market and you will get a chance to enjoy all of your dishes.
Opening Hours: 08:00-15:00 (deluxe course)
Location: Thon 4, Cam Thanh, Hoi An
Tel: +84 510 3933 222
Secret Garden Cooking Class
Learn how to cook at Hoi An’s Secret Garden while listening to live traditional Vietnamese music. Situated in a wonderful location right in the heart of the old town, Secret Garden offers the choice of four different cooking classes. The kitchen is open plan and fully accessible for all and also offers free cooking classes to children aged 8 years and under. You can expect to cook both Hoi An and Vietnamese specialties including spring rolls, pancakes and fish wrapped in banana leaves.
Opening Hours: 08:00-24:00
Location: Passage 60 Le Loi, Hoi An
Tel: +84 510 3911 112