In Bali, Indonesia, there certainly isn't a lack of exotic and fantastic foods to try out. One of the best ways to go about doing this is taking one of the many classes offered in and around the town of Sanur. From small, intimate classes about local delicacies to comforting hotel workshops, you can learn how to make an abundance of traditional Balinese and other Indonesian foods.
Source: Chef Mudana Cooking Class Sanur
Learn how to cook authentic Balinese food with Chef Mudana. Pick from three packages, from a morning trip to the traditional seafood market in Jimbaran, to making and enjoying an afternoon relaxation package.
Morning: 7.00 am – Traditional market tour (Island Delights Package only)
9.00 am – Balinese breakfast (Island Delights Package only)
10.00 am - Start Cooking
13.00 pm - Finish
Afternoon: 17.00 pm to 20.00 pm.
Price: Island Delights Package - Morning Cooking Class @ IDR 900.000 per person
Tropical Flavours Package - Morning Cooking Class @ IDR 600.000 per person
Exotic Tastes Package - Afternoon Cooking Class @ IDR 600.000 per person
Source: Caraway Cooking Class
Follow the teachings of Dewi Kartika Sari in this cooking class that emphasizes the traditional ways in which the unique ways of making these Balinese dishes have been passed down over the years.
Morning Workshops: 9.00 am - 13.00 pm
Evening Workshops: 16.00 pm - 19.00 pm
Indonesian/Balinese Adult @ Rp 550.000 per person for morning, Rp 500.000 for evening
Child @ Rp 250.000 per person for both times
Vegetarian: Adult @ Rp 500.000 per person for the morning, 450.000 for the evening
Children @ Rp 250.000 per person for both
Martabak Telor & Martabak Manis: Adult @ Rp 750.000 per person for the morning, 700.000 for the evening
Children @ Rp 250 per person for both
Source: Bamboo Shoots Cooking School
Learn how to make traditional Indonesian food on the beach in southern Sanur. Take a trip into a nearby village and sample each dish as you make it, allowing a fresh taste for all.
Morning Classes: 7.00 am - 13.00 pm
Afternoon Classes: 15.00 pm - 18.00 pm Mondays and Fridays only
Morning Class: @ Rp 500.000 per person
Afternoon Class: @ Rp 450.000 per person
Source: Denika Cooking Class
Join Chef Nyoman Adnyana and take your cooking of traditional Balinese food to the next level. This interactive class will teach you about more complex Balinese meals and how to make them.
Morning: 10.00 am - 14:00 pm
Afternoon: 14.00 pm - 20.00 pm
Morning Class: @ Rp 500.000 per person
Afternoon Class: @ Rp 600.000 per person
Source: Maya Sanur Cooking Class
Pick from two unique options in this excellent course. Learn how to make home-style Balinese meals or take a special class offered by the chef on special Japanese dishes.
Japanese Cooking Class: 11.00 am onwards, daily.
Indonesian Cooking Class: @ Rp 600.000 per person
Balinese Dessert Class: @ Rp 400.000 per person
Japanese Cooking Class: @ Rp 800.000 per person
Don't feel like leaving your hotel to learn how to cook local food? This smaller class takes place at the resort, yet still teaches all the authentic techniques of Balinese food from Chef Dewa.
Daily from 11.00 am onwards.
Cooking Class @ Rp 350.000 per person
Source: Anika Group Cooking Class
An easy and simply cooking class that is great for those unfamiliar with cooking or Balinese food. Pick from a morning class, afternoon class or even a two day package for two mornings of cooking this amazing food.
Morning Class: 7.00 am - 13.00 pm
Afternoon Class: 16.00 am - 19.00 pm
Booking through TripAdvisor: $64.50 or Rp 996.850
Source: Chef Bagus Cooking Class
Learn how to make Balinese food from a famous local in the form of Chef Bagus. You will learn how to pick out the right ingredients from a local market before diving in to cook a variety of Balinese dishes.
Hours: Open 9.00 am - 23.00 pm
Price: $51.29 or 793.202
Attend a 5 course traditional Balinese cooking class only a short distance away in Seminyak. This fun class includes a recipe book along with the experience, so you'll be sure not to forget these recipes.
Price: @ 350.000 per person
Source: Warung Eny Cooking Class
This local eating place will allow you to intimately learn traditional Balinese cooking from Ibu Eny and her husband Wayan. This small scale class will allow you to have a memorable experience and really connect with local atmosphere and traditions in culinary culture.
Contact for price: (0361) 4736892
Allow yourself to be immersed in a cooking culture that stretches back generations, and has perfected their craft. All the secret methods and unique strategies to making your food as fresh and natural as possible. Local chefs will teach you the techniques that have been passed down to them, and will now be passed to you!
These classes offer a variety of choices, from vegetables to all kinds of meats. One even offers the choice of learning Japanese cuisine while you stay in Sanur. The variety of dishes can seem nearly endless, with the chefs truly displaying their knowledge of their craft as they teach you to cook these fantastic meals.
Not only are there different offers of food, but of location. Feeling like stay in at the hotel? Prefer to get out on the beach, or maybe to a local market? These classes can take you all around the beautiful locations that surround you, so be sure to explore what kind of experience you want from your class.