Bangkok, Thailand

Day as a Royal Chef

Half Day | Cooking Class and Cultural Activities

Get hands-on experience cooking famous royal Thai cuisine that has hundred years of history, guided by a local chef. There are many Thai dishes that are at risk of disappearing from popular culture, especially the unique flavors of royal Thai cuisine. It is a Thai art form that deserves to be preserved!
The Kudeejeen neighborhood, only 30 minutes away from Bangkok city center, is best known for old Portuguese and Chinese influences from a hundred years ago. This is the birthplace of many famous royal Thai cuisines such as Kra Tong Tong, Chor Muang, and Lum, which has been influenced by many cultures.

Right for You?

Duration

Half Day

Travel Style

Cultural Immersion and Foodie Fun

Languages

English and Thai

Physical Activity

Light activity

Location

Backstreets and City/Urban

Connect

Wifi: None
Cell: Available

Local Alike

Locally Owned Social Enterprise
Starts at:

$57/traveler

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Speaks: English and Thai

Highlights

  • Have fun with hands on experience of being a royal chef
  • Taste royal cuisines you cooked yourself!
  • Learn about the culinary history of this area, and how people can live in a harmony at Kudeejeen Community even though they have different cultures
  • Enjoy a local walking tour

Details

Schedule

Every Thursday, starts at 9am

Availability

Flexible Departure Date
All year

Group

1 to 10 travelers

What's Included

Activities

Cooking Class and Cultural Activities

Guide

Bilingual guide

Food

Lunch
Of course, you'll get to taste what you make!

Transport

Boat, Walk and Other local transport

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Local Alike

Locally Owned Social Enterprise

Local Alike connects travelers to community-based tourism experiences throughout Thailand. They want travelers to enjoy authentic Thai living and experience it like never before. From day trips to little-visited parts of Bangkok to overnight stays in rural villages, they work with local communities to create truly immersive traveling experiences for customers.

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Getting There

Transport options

Local transport and Taxi
You'll meet at exit #1 of the Saphan Taksin BTS station. Just look for the Local Alike representative in the salmon colored t shirt!