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Experience half-day cooking class with market visit provided by "Mai" Home - The Saigon Culinary Art Centre

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Let experience this fun moment to learn cooking traditional Vietnamese dishes, to discover its so refined and balanced flavors of yin and yang, and a skillful coordination of spicy in every dishes. You will learn different delicacies of three regions through informative teaching of Chef along with some carving art for your viewing attraction. It is a meeting place for a gourmet break full of delights. Various traditional, vegetarian menus or on request of each level (initiation course, advanced course, vegetarian or professional course) to meet your requirements. Let enjoy this unique cooking class for the pleasure of taste. We will follow also your dietary requirements. There are 3 sessions per day: Morning session with market visit: 8.30am - 12.00pm Afternoon session with market visit: 2.00pm - 5.30pm Evening session (no market visit): 5.00pm - 7.30pm
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Departure Point
Phan Chu Trinh, Bến Thành, Quận 1, Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam
Duration
1 day
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Iced tea, market visit, cooking ingredients, lunch or dinner, recipe book, souvenir gift and certificate
Exclusions
  • others drinks or extra charges (if any)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Michael wrote a review Mar 2020
Liss, United Kingdom1 contribution
My husband, myself and my son of 25 participated in this fantastic cookery lesson on the morning we were leaving Ho Chi Min. We were collected by bike and had a really interesting tour of the market where we learnt all about Vietnamese ingredients. Then straight back to the
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Responded 18 Mar 2020
Good morning, Thank you very much for your nice words and your recommendations will be highly appreciated. This will bring us a great motivation. Wishing you all the best ant the most safety in this hard moment. Best regards,
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megan wrote a review Mar 2020
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Attended the cooking class! Brilliant host and very informative. Went around ben thanh market and learnt all about the diffrent ingredients and then made a 3 course meal, our head chef spoke very good english and was over all a great day.
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Response from MAI HOME - T, Manager at Experience half-day cooking class with market visit
Responded 16 Mar 2020
MAI HOME, Manager at "Mai" Home - The Saigon Culinary Art Centre, Thank you very much for rating us on TripAdvisor with your great comments. Hope that we have the opportunity to greet others travelers from your recommendation. Best wishes in your success journey. Mai Home's team.
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hans a wrote a review Feb 2020
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Helpful instructors and time to fail. Great taste. Easy to understand and god location. I liked it and my wife loved it, "Best activity in Saigon".
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Responded 24 Feb 2020
MAI HOME, Manager at "Mai" Home - The Saigon Culinary Art Centre, Thank you very much for rating us on TripAdvisor with your great comments. Hope that we have the opportunity to greet others travelers from your recommendation. Best wishes in your success journey. Mai Home's team.
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Mary S wrote a review Feb 2020
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Our two grown daughters joined my husband and me for this excursion. We began with a market visit where our guide shared lots of interesting tidbits about local produce, spices, seafood, etc. We had been to the market before on our own, but going with the chef was eye opening
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Responded 24 Feb 2020
MAI HOME, Manager at "Mai" Home - The Saigon Culinary Art Centre, Thank you very much for rating us on TripAdvisor with your great comments. Hope that we have the opportunity to greet others travelers from your recommendation. Best wishes in your success journey. Mai Home's team.
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Chuck S wrote a review Feb 2020
Erie, Pennsylvania, United States297 contributions44 helpful votes
We've attended a number of cooking classes here in the US and abroad and felt this one was great as it was a bit more advanced. We learned some knife skills and techniques including making flowers from vegetables which were fun. Our trip to the market was very helpful to
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Responded 9 Feb 2020
MAI HOME, Manager at "Mai" Home - The Saigon Culinary Art Centre, Thank you very much for rating us on TripAdvisor with your great comments. Hope that we have the opportunity to greet others travelers from your recommendation. Best wishes in your success journey. Mai Home's team.
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Steve L
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Fun and informative. So glad I did this.
Oh, this was so much fun! My wife and I went on this visit during our cruise stopover and I am so glad we did. We l
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Andrew K
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An Engrossing and Fun Cooking Lesson
Hao, our young and expert teaching-chef, picks us up at our hotel and brings us to the huge Ben Than Market to pick
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Pathfinder712643
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An amazing experience
The husband and I are celebrating our 10year anniversary and had the opportunity to schedule a private cooking clas
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Custom53
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Cooking Vietnamese
This was our first taste of Vietnamese cuisine and was visitor involvement in that all the members of our travel pa
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Sam j
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Excellent cooking class
If you're looking to learn about Vietnamese cooking and try you're hand at cooking, this us an excellent place to s
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jaceo246
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Follow along cooking class
First of all, professional chefs will likely not be impressed with this class. If you’re looking to gain a little
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732kage
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Cooking class
The market tour was informative as I was told about all the different foods and what they were used for. The cookin
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03reesma
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Wonderful class
I had a great time here learning how to cook authentic Vietnamese dishes with Kate, who was a friendly and very pat
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Fionna D
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Cooking class
Loved our discovery walk through the markets and identifying the different foods. Great class made so easy and rela
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martinh19601
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A great experience - highly recommended
Starting with raw ingredients, we created a delicious meal. OK, we had a little help, which was very useful and in
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Mhenelsa92
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Great experience Mai Home - Saigon Culinary Arts Centre
Join the cooking class on my 2nd day visit in Vietnam. It was exciting and fun learning some vietnamese dishes. The
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msjvanrooy
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Fun cooking class
I did this cooking class on my 2nd day of monthlong visit to Vietnam. I am homecook and baker and also travels for
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Bettina M
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Friendly, Fun Cooking Class
We had a great class. Staff were friendly and it was clean. So much fun plenty of laughs, will definitely go again.
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finallyretired2015
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Fun Experience
We had a fun time and learned how to make a few Vietnamese dishes. The cooking class was fun and then tasty. Good
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kimboyden
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Disappointing
I attended a class here last year and loved it, so much I decided to go again taking my husband, son and daughter-i
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