Best Cooking Classes in Seoul in 2020

Korea is known for its intense and complex flavors. It may seem difficult to master Korean dishes at first, but if you take a cooking class in Seoul you are sure to learn this style of cooking. Seoul offers visitors all kinds of classes. You can cook within a traditional Korean home, or prepare food in a swanky downtown cooking school. Try a class to get the most out of your trip to Korea!

5 Cooking Classes

Traditional Korean cooking with chef
host-Joungy

Traditional Korean cooking with chef

Cooking Class in Seoul by Joungy

$50
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Cooking Menu
Monday-Wednesday-Friday Haemul Pajeon—seafood pancake with spring onion Bibimbap—a famous Korean dish with mixed rice Bukkumi—Korean crepes with...
Review
I had a really great time with Joungy. Her knowledge and passion for food and cooking was amazing. I learned a lot about Korean ingredients and culture from her, and it was quite unique experience. Thank you so much!
Kie | Japan
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Hello K Cooking Class

Hello K Cooking Class

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You and a group of eight people will go to a local market to sample Korean food and gather ingredients. Afterward, you’ll learn how to cook three traditional Korean meals! Side dishes and a stew are included. You will eat everything you cook and learn some Korean words as well!

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/qrRMTr6v5khoY2pD8
Hours: 10:30 am-6:30pm
Closed: None
Website: https://www.airbnb.com/experiences/605703
Price: 56 Dollars

Ome Cooking Lab

Ome Cooking Lab

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Students will use fresh ingredients from the market to cook an authentic home-cooked Korean meal. The class is located in a traditional styled Seoul home. You’ll visit a market and get hands-on instruction!

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/tt4wbzjfJtgXwXWd8
Hours: 10am- 2pm
Closed: None
Website: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g294197-d7788246-Reviews-OME_Cooking_Lab-Seoul.html
Price: 57 Dollars

Joungy's Cooking Class

Joungy's Cooking Class

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The class starts off at a famous local market. You’ll explore Korean ingredients and buy vegetables. After the market, you'll be taught to cook three traditional dishes. You will also get the chance to make your own Kimchi. Side dishes and soup will be made as well!

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/kKaYhaKQtMBHVJjt7
Hours: 10:30 am-1:30pm or 6:30pm-9:30pm
Closed: None
Website: https://joungys-cooking-class.business.site
Price: 51 Dollars

K-Cookingclass

K-Cookingclass

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This small three hour class will get you acquainted with some of Korea's more famous dishes. You will make bibimbap (a rice dish), bulgogi (Korean style ribs), and japchae (a noodle dish). A market trip is included at the beginning of the class!

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/oWr7CHP2RgvBmrVJ7
Hours: 10:30 am-1:30pm or 5:30pm- 8:30pm
Closed: None
Website: https://kcookingclass.modoo.at
Price: 56 Dollars

Ongo Food Class

Ongo Food Class

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This beginner Korean cooking class will have you whipping out classic Korean recipes in no time. You will be taught by professional chefs and look for ingredients in a food market close by. You’ll eat with the chef and your classmates afterward!

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/7gYAKNpwqVBHy91EA
Hours: 9am – 6pm
Closed: None
Website: http://ongofood.com
Price: 70 Dollars

Food and Culture Academy Class

Food and Culture Academy Class

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Students will immerse themselves in Korean cuisine as they learn hands-on cooking skills! This is a great class for travelers new to cooking. You will learn how to prepare Korean fried chicken, Korean pancakes, and other dishes. You will also make a visit to the market!

Map: https://g.page/Koreancookingclassinseoul?share
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm or Saturday, 9am – 2pm
Closed: Sunday
Website: http://koreanrecipe.co.kr (book on tripadvisor)
Price: 87 Dollars

VIP Travel Cooking Class

VIP Travel Cooking Class

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You will be picked up from your hotel and will spend three hours learning how to make kimchi. This is traditional fermented food that is highly popular in Korea! You will prepare it and be taught the history of this food. You will also take part in a free tea ceremony!

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/GNgmRsNpAGRm1wcK6
Hours: 9:30am – 12:30pm
Closed: None
Website: https://www.vviptravel.com/tours/kimchi-making-tour
Price: 81 Dollars

CooKorean Class

CooKorean Class

Source: CooKorean Class

This is a three and a half hour class that will teach you three Korean recipes of your choosing. Rice wine is included with your booking and you will take a trip to the market to gather ingredients!

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/KMtdsXGHturHgnjt8
Hours: 10am – 1:30pm or 6pm -9:30pm
Closed: None
Website: https://www.cookoreanclass.com/#dailyclasses-fee
Price: 55 Dollars

Sunny's Dining Rice Cake Class

Sunny's Dining Rice Cake Class

Source: Sunny's Dining Rice Cake Class

This two hour class is dedicated to the making of sweet bean rice cakes. These treats are native to Korea, and can be made into all kinds of fun shapes! You’ll learn how to craft your own rice cakes and drink some tea with the instructor afterward.

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/SET3kVhjA6AfgRiL9
Hours: 10am to 10pm
Closed: None
Website: http://sunnysdining.com/# (book at tripadvisor)
Price: 60 Dollars

Janet's Cooking Studio Korean Class

Janet's Cooking Studio Korean Class

Source: Janet's Cooking Studio Korean Class

Your class will begin with a tour of Namseong market. Your instructor will introduce you to local vendors who have been around for decades! When you are done you will go to a private cooking studio and learn how to prepare four traditional dishes. When the cooking is done, you will eat your food and drink wine!

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/fxo5qtNe8dYQaCkx9
Hours: 2pm- 6pm
Closed: None
Website: http://www.janetscookingstudio.com
Price: 115 Dollars

Why Taking a Cooking Classes in Seoul is a Must-Do

Learn About Korean Traditions From Locals Via a Cooking Class

It's no secret, South Korea has a rich and deep history, especially when it comes to their food! When you take a class in Seoul, you are tapping into a complex culture of foods and tastes! There is a lot to learn, and your cooking teacher is sure to help you on your journey. From the assortment of side dishes to making kimchi, and flavoring meat, cooking classes in this country are one of a kind. So don't miss out on a great opportunity during your trip abroad!

You'll Meet Local Chefs and Visit Local Markets in Seoul

When you cook in Seoul, you will be in direct contact with local chefs and cooks. This is the perfect opportunity for travelers! Most tourists simply dine in a Korean restaurant. When you take a cooking class you will meet people who have cooked Korean food their whole lives. You will learn their cooking secrets and get to go to the markets they frequent.

You Can Cook These Meals At Home

Eating Korean food while in Korea is great, but why not bring that food back with you. It can be boring cooking the same old meals every night. A cooking class in Seoul could liven up your dinners and help you diversify your cooking experience. Cooking classes are ideal because you can take the recipes you learn back to your own kitchen!



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