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Food & Culture Academy

5F ShinWoo Bldg. 59, Singyo-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-032, South Korea
+82 2-720-6704
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Incredibly Delicious! Discover Korean culture through a hands-on cooking class!
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Food & Culture Korea Academy is an educational institution of culinary culture. Established in 2002, it is now very well known cooking school in Korea and offers cooking classes in English and Japanese to help foreigners from basic. More than 5,000 foreign people have visited for the cooking class. At an additional charge, participants can experience wearing hanbok. The programs are offered from 9am to 6pm (except Sundays).
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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5F ShinWoo Bldg. 59, Singyo-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-032, South Korea
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"kimchi"
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This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I cooked Yangnyum Tongdak (Fried Chicken) and three Banchan (side dishes). Ellie was our chef who displayed incredible skills and expertise in her cooking and explanation methods. We had some concerns with our 19 month old son joining us, but she was...More

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Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

In my visit, i took lessons on the following didhes-spicy fried chicken, egg roll, pickled cucumber and stir fried potatoes and carrots. Our chef speaks fluent English, very patient, friendly and knowledgeable. I enjoyed the whole experience because i can now confidently cook fried chicken...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend it, my brother and I had so much fun. We cooked Bulgogi and Dak gang jeong. The academy team were really considerate about our special request of Halal food.

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Korean_Cooking, Manager at Food & Culture Academy, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2018

Thank you very much Noura!! Our first guest from Saudi Arabia, and so glad you liked what you cooked!! Again, let us know if you have any questions related to Korean food!!! Thank you!!!

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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Had such an incredible time at Food & Culture academy! I would recommend to anyone that comes to Seoul to visit!! The staff was extremely friendly & helpful.. will be back next time I visit!

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Korean_Cooking, Manager at Food & Culture Academy, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

Hhaha Kristina! Thank you for your lovely review, we all had a plesant time cooking with you lovely ladies! Enjoy your trip in other countries! Thank you!

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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

I was sceptical before joining but Chef Ellie and the rest of the kitchen crew were so welcoming and friendly. I love how Chef Ellie tell me more about the history and authentic way of cooking the dishes. She also gave tips on how to...More

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Korean_Cooking, Manager at Food & Culture Academy, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

Hi MIMI! We also have so fun cooking with you !!! Your warm heart makes the kitchen very lovely! Thanks sweetie!!! We all love you!!

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Reviewed March 1, 2018

This was a wonderful way to learn about Korean food and learn to cook. It is not difficult and it was very informative. The Dakgalbi was delicious. They made my girlfriend's birthday a memorable one =)

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Korean_Cooking, Manager at Food & Culture Academy, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

Hi Spencer! Lovely Sunday sharing with you cooking dakgalbi together! Hope you had a great time and let us know if you do have any quetions if you are ever going to make it back home! Thank you!

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Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

Definitely recommend taking a cooking class with F&C. My friend and I had a lot of fun and learnt a lot! Can’t wait to try the recipe back home.

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Korean_Cooking, Manager at Food & Culture Academy, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

Thank you so much for your great review, Elise!! Making bulgogi is super easy! I am sure you will be able to make it back home!! Please let us know if you have any questions or queries in the future! Thank you!

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Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

We spend a lovely morning cooking and eating some phenomenal Korean dishes. We learned about the history of kimchi and then made it. The staff were friendly, we spent most of the time talking about our relevant cultures, it felt like hanging out with friends...More

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Korean_Cooking, Manager at Food & Culture Academy, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

Thank you so much for your great review, Edward!! Though Kimchi takes time to cook, please try such a unique and most famous Korean dish back home! Please feel free to let us know if you have any questions or queries in the future! Thank...More

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Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

Loved loved loved spending the morning cooking with Ellie and her staff. We booked to learn 4 different dishes for 2 people. We ended up being on our own in the class with Ellie and her 2 assistants, so we had 3 people helping us...More

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Korean_Cooking, Manager at Food & Culture Academy, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2018

Thank you so much for your great review!! Hahaha yes, all our staff members were in the class helping you out for a delicious food! :) We will surely see you soon again! Please let us know if you have any questions or queries!! THANK...More

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