Chiang Mai is full of wonderous bites to eat, it is also home to a large amount of market space, With these many different cultural aspects at play it is easily discernible as to why the world loves to eat Thai cusine. Food brings people togther and these classes show a really easy and delicious way to make vegan foods anybody will love.
Source: Freedom Yoga
People can cook five items, the kitchen is located in the old city. These classes are offered to show off authentic Thai cusine, not only do you expereince Thai cooking but also you can learn the different styles of yoga from masters. These classes show a way to protect and connect to the world around us. It is a very energetic class that will expand your mind.
Hours: 9am-7pm, daily
Price: 950 Baht
Source: Thai Farm Cooking
These classes give mainly the same choices for the main courses, yet for dessert depending on what day you go there will be bananas in coconut milk or mangos with sticky rice. The classes show real family recipies and teach what the meaning of a home cooked meal can do. Hours: 8:30am-3:15pm daily classes
Hours: Pick-up ~8:30am, drop-off ~5:15pm
Price: 1200 Baht (half-day); 1500 Baht (full-day)
Three different types of courses, full day: 8am-4:30pm, half day: 8am-2:30pm and evening courses: 3pm-9:30pm. The full day course will take you through 8 recipes, whereas the other two will take you through 5 recipes. Smile Organic is a school based on creating a better eating experience with home grown foods instead of packaged foods from big grocery stores.
Hours: 8am-9:30pm, daily
Price: 800-1200 Baht
Source: Morning Glory
During this course you can explore the marketplace, or if you need a quick exit you can choose the express class and skip the shopping trip, the morning glory cooking experience is a walk through vegetarian or vegan lifestyle. The classes have anything you could ever want from a small cooking class. The school allows tourists a new look at shopping in Chiang Mai, and how vendors interact with customers. With the full class including the market walk.
Hours: 9am-2pm, daily
Price: 800-1200 Baht
Source: We Love Green
Classes everyday, which can be accsesed for four hours in the morning or the afternoon. The classes also come as an express for any traveler who is filling their schedule right up. All dishes are plant based and in the half day class you make 11 dishes whereas in the express class only five dishes are made. These classes are perfect learning experiences for anybody, these classes show many different sides of Thai cooking from currys to desserts. It proves to be the perfect choice for a talented home cook to a begginer. A beautiful spot to learn about the authentic cusine.
Hours: By appointment daily
Closed: Not listed
Price: 1100-1500 Baht
Source: Siamrice Cooking School
Everyday classes are offered with a choice of four public classes and one private class. A time for pickup is avalible but all depends on what hotel you are staying at in the city. These classes show all of the exquisite cusine that can be had in Chiang Mai. Siam Rice has so much to offer with it's seven catagories of dishes where you get to chose what you make and get to try. It is also very flexible depending on your tastes and preferences in food.
Hours: Depends on which class package you select
Closed: Not listed. Make a reservation beforehand.
Price: 700-3500 Baht
Source: Mama Noi Cooking School
The Mama Noi cooking school runs daily. These classes can be very educational with how farming and organic foods can be made into amazing things. Mama Noi's is a fun environment for any type of learner wanting a brand new adventure.
Hours: Weekdays; 7am-10pm Saturday; 8am-10pm Sunday; 8am-11pm
Price: 800, 1000, or 5000 Baht
Source: A Lot Of Thai
These classes are amazing and the head teacher Yui is an international star. A lot of Thai was feautred on Gordon Ramsay's show "Gordon's Great Escape". Everyday at the A Lot of Thai cooking school has a different menu for cooking. A lot of Thai teaches people about the best foods Thailand has to offer and is a wonderful place for begginer cooks.
Hours: 10am-3:30pm Monday-Friday
Closed: Saturday and Sunday. Check online calendar for other irregular holidays.
Price: 1200 Baht
Source: May Kaidee's
Unlike the other 8 classes, May Kaidee's offers 3, 5 or 10 day courses. With schools all over Thailand and in New York. It gives a good look into different Thai subcultures. May Kaidee's is in many different areas but still keeps an authentic Thai connection as you learn, it is an amazing school for a well rounded traveler.
Hours: Classes start at 9am, 2pm
Closed: Not listed
Price: Starting at 1000 Baht, depending on course selected
Air teaches students about shopping in local markets just as much as cooking. Not only are classes daily but they are private courses. Not only can you take classes but you can join in on a private dinner with Air's family. What an amazing way to spend a trip. It makes a deeper connection between teacher and student.
Price: 745 or 2545 Baht
Chiang Mai is a small city where anybody can learn how to cook. As a tourist or as a patron of the city, to take these classes can be an amazing new connection. With all of these classes they are very personal, either being small groups or private classes. With this that means that you can make a life long conection with your other classmates or instructor.
People dream of the cultural experiences that Thailand has to offer, it is beautiful. As you explore the city, through shopping or getting to the classes it will be something to remember for the rest of your life. Thailand is full of rich culture that is very difficult to not enjoy as you visit.
After taking these classes you will have a full new culinary adventure to take at home. Showing off to your friends, giving them something to enjoy that you learned from some of the best teachers. It's a learning curve that anybody who wnjoys cooking should take the oppurtuinty to take these classes.