Thai Cooking Classes

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Our Academy

We teach hands-on Thai cooking, but not in a stuffy, formal manner. Our classes are designed to make you feel at home while getting the real feeling of authentic Thai cooking. We are conveniently located in the heart of Sukhumvit–near the intersection of Asoke and Sukhumvit Roads, close to the BTS and MRT interchange station.  With us, you have six choices on how you can learn to cook authentic Thai dishes:

  1. Beginner Cooking Classes–7 different 4 hour cooking classes, 2 daily, Monday-Saturday
  2. Vegetarian Cooking Classes–7 different 4 hour cooking classes, 2 daily, Monday-Saturday
  3. “Up To You” Cooking Classes–You select 5 dishes; one of our chefs will  teach you how to cook them (one-on-one).
  4. “Specialized” Cooking Classes–Want to take some cooking classes not normally taught in most cooking schools? We can help here, just take a look at our special customized classes.
  5. Chef Courses–These are in-depth, more intense learning with our head chef, a great way to fine-tune your cooking skills and a great way to become a Master Thai Culinary Chef. We offer Private Chef Training and Basic to Advanced courses for 1 week, 2 weeks, 4 weeks, 6 weeks, 8 weeks or even 90 days .

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Beginner Cooking Classes (1/2 Day)

  • Cost: 1,200 Baht/4 hour class
  • 5 dishes/class
  • 7 unique 4 hour classes
  • 25 dishes available to learn
  • Market tour for AM & PM classes
  • Basic fruit carving or making coconut milk
  • Monday-Saturday, 2 classes daily
  • AM class 8:45-12:45; PM class 1:00-5:00
  • Pickup at BTS Asoke, Exit 3 next to Dunkin’ Donuts stand
  • Professional color booklet of Thai recipes
  • Certificate of Achievement awarded

Monday AM & Wednesday PM

Monday PM & Thursday AM

Tuesday AM & Thursday PM

Tuesday PM & Friday AM

Wednesday AM & Friday PM


Saturday AM

Saturday PM

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“Up to You” Private Classes

  • Easy: Select 5 dishes (for each class) from 70+
  • meals below, and our chef will teach you these meals.
  • Cost: 2,800 Baht/4 hour class for 1st student, 1,500 each additional student
  • Available Monday-Saturday, AM & PM classes
  • AM class 8:45-12:45; PM class 1:00-5:00
  • Market tour for AM & PM classes
  • Basic fruit carving
  • Making coconut milk
  • Pickup at BTS Asoke, Exit 3 next to Dunkin’ Donuts stand
  • Minimum class size: 1
  • Certificate of Achievement awarded
  • Class with your own chef (one-on-one)

Choose 5 of the following:


  • Chicken satay with peanut sauce (Gai Satay)
  • Fried spring rolls (Por Pie Tord)
  • Thai fish cakes (Tord Man Pla)
  • Thai fried corn & pork patties (Thod Mon Moo Khao Pode)
  • Fried canapes with prawn spread (Ka Nom Pang Nha Goong)
  • Beaten steamed egg with shrimp (Khai Tun)
  • Pork & tomato chili dip (Nam Prik Ong)
  • Fried Potcrust & Dip (Kao Tang Na Tang)
  • Chicken wrap with pandanus leaves (Gai Hor Toey)


  • Papaya salad (Som Tam)
  • Spicy chicken salad (Laab Gai)
  • Glass noodle salad (Yam Wun Sen)
  • Pomelo salad (Yam Som-O)
  • Green mango salad (Yam Ma-Muang)
  • Thai grilled chicken salad (Yum Gai Yang)
  • Spicy grilled chicken salad (Nam Tok Gai)


  • Hot & sour prawn soup (Tom Yum Goong)
  • Hot & sour seafood soup (Tom Yum Phok Tak)
  • Chicken in coconut milk (Tom Kha Gai)
  • Wax gourd soup with chicken (Tom Juid Fak Gai)
  • Egg tofu & seaweed clear soup (Tom Juid Tao Hu Khai)
  • Stuffed cucumber in clear soup (Tom Juid Tang Gua Yat Sai)

Curry Pastes (prepared with mortar & pestle)

  • Panang curry paste (prepare) (Nam Prik Gaeng Panang)
  • Yellow curry paste (prepare) (Nam Prik Gaeng Ka Ri)
  • Khao soy curry paste (prepare) (Nam Prik Gaeng Khao Soy)
  • Massaman curry paste (prepare) (Nam Prik Gaeng Masaman)
  • Green curry paste (prepare) (Nam Prik Gaeng Kheao Wan)
  • Red curry paste (prepare) (Nam Prik Gaeng Phet)
  • Jungle curry paste (prepare) (Nam Prik Gaeng Pha)

Main Dishes (Stir-Fried, Steamed, Deep Fried)

  • Massaman curry with chicken (Gaeng Masaman Gai)–Combo**
  • Khao soy with chicken (Khao Soy Gai)–Combo**
  • Panang chicken (Gaeng Panang Gai)–Combo**
  • Yellow curry chicken (Gaeng Ka Ri Gai)–Combo**
  • Green curry chicken (Gaeng Kheao Wan Gai)–Combo**
  • Red curry with chicken (Gaeng Phet Gai)–Combo**
  • Jungle curry shrimp (Gaeng Pan Goong)–Combo**
  • Sweet & sour vegetables with chicken (Pad Preaw Wan Gai)
  • Thai-style fried rice noodles (Pad Thai)
  • Stir-fried chicken with basil (Gai Pad Kra Pao)
  • Stir-fried black pepper beef (Nua Pad Pik Thai)
  • Stir fried chicken with cashews (Gai Pad Med Ma-Muang)
  • Thai fried rice (Khao Pad)
  • Stir-fried eggplant with chicken & basil (Pad Ma Keau Yaw)
  • Deep fried chicken in tamarind sauce (Gai Thord Lad Sood Makham)
  • Pork in lime sauce (Moo Ma-Now)
  • Stir-fried shrimp with asparagus (Goong Pad Nor Mai Farang)
  • Yellow curry shrimp (Goong Pad Phong Ka Ree)
  • Stir-fried water morning glories (Pad Pak Bung Fai Daeng)
  • Stir-fried pork with snow peas (Tua Lun Toaw Pad Moo)
  • Stir-fried noodles with pork (Rad Na Sen Yai)
  • Stir-fried chicken with ginger (Gai Pad Khing)
  • Minced beef flat noodles (Guay Tiew Nue Sup)
  • Pineapple fried rice (Khao Pad Sapparot)
  • Stir-fried broccoli with oyster sauce (Pad Broccoli Nam Maan Hoy)
  • Minced fried catfish with green mango (Yam Pla Duke Foo)
  • Stir-fried pork, long beans & red curry (Pad Phrik King Moo Thua Fak Yao)
  • Fried sweet noodles with pork (Pad See Eeaw)
  • Stir-fried mixed vegetables (Pad Puk Ruam Mit)

**These count as 2 dishes as you will first learn to make the corresponding curry paste.


  • Mango with coconut sticky rice (Khao Neaw Moon)
  • Coconut pancakes (Ka Nom Ba-Bin)
  • Coconut milk custard (Ka Nom Tuai)
  • Bananas in sweet coconut milk (Kluay Buad)
  • Rubies in coconut milk (Tub Tim Grab)
  • Steamed banana pastry (Ka Nom Kluay)
  • Tiny dumpling in sweet coconut milk (Ka Nom Bua Loy)
  • Sweet corn & tapioca with coconut milk (Sa Koo Bpiak Khao Pode)
  • Pumpkin custard (Sang Kha Ya Fak Thong)
  • Sweet coconut balls (Ma Prao Gao)
  • Coconut & pandanus leaf jelly (Wu Ka Tit Bai Toey)
  • Deep fried bananas (Kluay Tod)
  • Pumpkin in coconut syrup (Buad Fak Thong)
  • Fried bananas topped with honey (Kluai Thot Rat Nam Peung)

Note: Special request dishes not listed above might be available, but at an additional upcharge

BOOKING for UP TO YOU classes only (here): Click on BOOKING to submit your request. Make sure to include the 5 requested dishes, day, date, AM or PM and a contact email address and, if possible, a phone number. We will confirm the availability of your requested class. After you receive our email affirming availability, a deposit using a credit card is required (below)–since we are assigning you a chef for a private class.

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“Specialized” Cooking Classes

Want to learn a special Thai dish, one not normally taught in most cooking schools? Chances are, we can handle it! Below is a partial list of some in-depth half-day or full- day classes available:

  1. Kway Teow (Thai boat noodles)
  2. Moo Kata (Thai BBQ)
  3. Isaan Cuisine
  4. Thai Dips, Sauces & Pastes
  5. Look Choop
  6. Thai Desserts
  7. Thai Salads
  8. Thai Soups
  9. Thai Fruit Carving & Garnishings
  10. Thai Starters

These classes can be half-day or full-day, depending on how much you want to learn. To find out more, just send an email to or click HERE.


VEGETARIAN & VEGAN DISHES: Our chef will make adjustments to recipes as needed. Substitutions such as tofu, mushroom sauce, soy sauce, soy proteins, etc can be used. Please advise when booking of your needs.

Note: We teach 7 of the World’s 50 most delicious foods, according to CNN–#36 Nam Tok Gai, #24 Fried Rice, #19 Green Curry, #10 Massaman Curry, #6 Som Tam, #5 Pad Thai, #4 Tom Yum Goong.


PAYMENT– Payment for Thai cooking classes is in Thai Baht, usually at the completion of your first class.

GROUP & PRIVATE CLASSES– These are available. Contact us for time frames, costs, and scheduling.

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded to those completing 1 or more classes. Those wishing to learn the most popular 25 Thai dishes and 5 curry pastes, take a look at our IMMERSION SPECIAL. Note: We provide everything for the course. Just make sure to bring your appetite, as you will be able to eat all the tasty meals you prepare. Come join us and have some fun!

Regular Thai Cooking Classes, Vegetarian Thai Cooking Classes, and “Up To You” Cooking Classes are offered Monday-Saturday, twice daily at 8:45-12:45 & 1:00-5:00. All morning and afternoon classes include a Thai market tour.  All morning and afternoon classes meet at the Dunkin’ Donut stand which is at street level where BTS Asoke (Exit 3) and MRT Sukhumvit (Exit 3) intersect. Market tour follows after meeting your instructor.

Note: Meals are prepared with minimal use of hot peppers. You, as the cook, can adjust the “heat” to your liking.

To discuss your special needs or to answer any questions, please call: (66) 2-259-5853 (School–English or Thai), (66)807-706-741 (English), or E-mail: