Rich historic city. Great culture. Cook on a Vietnamese farm.
What was once the most pivotal cities involved in the Vietnam war has become a city buzzing with energy. With its rich history and modernity combined, the food of Ho Chi Minh incorporates influences from both the past and the present.
All of the best cooking schools in Ho Chi Minh, this dynamic historic city, offer you to make local authentic Vietnamese cuisine. Some schools have classes that involve touring a local market, where you’ll be able to source your ingredients for your dishes. Or choose to go organic! Other cooking schools offer to take your class in an agricultural village where you will be able to source fresh vegetables from a local farm and experience what it is like to be a Vietnamese farmer for a day.
So are you ready to immerse yourself in rich Vietnamese culture? Check out our guide to the 'Best Cooking Schools in Ho Chi Minh City':
(15) Ho Chi Minh City
Travelling is the best way to discover culture and local cuisine. If you take great pleasure in cuisine, you will have lots of amazing Vietnamese foods. When you want to do something new, that’s where we are. We don’t try to serve the best meal of your life, but day by day, we try our best to bring full feeling of traditional Vietnamese foods. Cyclo Resto brings real experience of Vietnamese family meal.
GRAIN Cooking Studio
(71) Ho Chi Minh City
Grain by Luke Nguyen is not you run-of-the-mill cooking class, but in essence, a Vietnamese culture and culinary experience. We aim to inspire and excite one’s palate to the vast array of delicate and aromatic flavours that make up Vietnamese cuisine. In addition to learning the fundamentals of food preparation and presentation, guests can expect to experience a glimpse of Vietnamese history and culture through each individual dish that they create.
Ho Chi Minh Cooking Class (HCM Cooking Class)
(20) Ho Chi Minh City
The HCM Cooking Class is a unique and healthy cooking class. Not only will we teach you how to cook, but you will learn how to use food as medicine and discover Vietnamese food culture. Vietnamese food is one of the healthiest cuisines in the world. Our class is held in the most beautiful agricultural village where you will see our Vietnamese medicine garden with many different kinds of herbs, spices and vegetables.
You will learn how to grow many kinds of mushrooms in our mushroom house and experience what it is like to be a Vietnamese farmer. You will then select herbs and vegetables from our garden and our talented professional chef will show you how easy it is to prepare delicious healthy food using these ingredients. If you do not like cooking, you will also have chance to become a real Vietnamese farmer where you can grow up vegetables, rice and harvest many different kind of fruits, vegetables, mushrooms in our farm then giving it out for our master chefs cook it for you or just come here and enjoy a great healthy lunch in a natural atmosphere.
Your time in the Agricultural Village is a great chance to escape the hustle and bustle of busy HCM city where you will replace the sound of bikes and car horns with the peaceful sounds of cows, birds, ducks, frogs and other inhabitants of our organic farmland.
Lua's Kitchen - Vietnamese Cuisine
(48) Ho Chi Minh City
I am passionate about cooking (and eating) tasty and healthy food. I am very proud of my home country’s cuisine and I would like to offer you not only home-style cooking classes of healthy and delicious authentic Vietnamese dishes at my home but also to share my knowledge of Vietnamese culture, especially food culture and traditional cuisine, and good company.
I can cook many tasty dishes from both North and South. I would introduce you to some of the most traditional, as well as to some vegan/vegetarian dishes. I can also tailor my menu to a gluten-free palate, or to special diets/ allergies if required. In each case I have chosen dishes for which the ingredients are easily found (mostly) anywhere.
It really doesn’t matter whether or not you have cooked before. We will start from scratch. I will guide you step by step through cooking process. We will cook together and I will share my cooking experience/tips with you to ensure you to get the best results from your ingredients.
M.O.M Cooking Class
(23) Ho Chi Minh City
M.O.M Cooking Class will provide the following services, offered individually or combined for the ultimate Vietnamese culinary experience. This is the must have, base of your culinary adventure.
Saigon Cooking Class by Hoa Tuc
(70) Ho Chi Minh City
Saigon Cooking Class’ team has fallen in love with the refined Hoa Tuc restaurant’s cuisine and beautiful set-up. Thanks to the owner’s eager mind we built a brilliant partnership sealed by the love for Vietnamese food. Our menu proposes a selection of Saigon Cooking Class’s traditional recipes but also contemporary signature dishes from Hoa Tuc’s kitchen that allows us to share with you some of their culinary secrets. Of course no MSG and Knorr powder are used.
In a warm atmosphere, participants cook all together with our Chef but everyone has their own material and ingredients for a better understanding of cooking techniques. What makes our cooking classes so special and unique is the small class size that never exceeds 12 participants.
Details that make all the difference and ensure a great cooking experience include: discovering the fresh exotic ingredients, cooking with authentic Vietnamese kitchenware in a beautiful set up surrounded by thoughtful, English speaking staff. We also provide team building services for local or overseas companies. Coca Cola, ANZ, Nike, and a lot others have already chosen our services. From total novices to food professionals we believe that a cooking class or a street food tour is always an interesting and fun way to dig in Vietnamese culture.
The Vietnamese Cooking Class
(29) Ho Chi Minh City
“In the pond, nothing’s more beautiful than the lotus, the flower of the dawn”
The red lotus symbolizes the heart and passion of Vietnamese culture. At The Vietnamese Cooking Class we draw upon the mystique of this national icon to deliver to you the ultimate Vietnamese culinary adventure!
It matters not your level of experience in the kitchen!
Whether you are new to the art of cooking, a well-weathered cook or you are considered the Master Chef of your home kitchen! You do not need to know what makes "Fish Sauce" so special in Vietnamese culture and so mysterious in flavor. We will teach you!
As long as you are curious about or have a love of Vietnamese cuisine, you have come to the right place! Let our heartfelt passion for Vietnamese culture and cuisine guide your desire to experience and learn the art of Vietnamese cooking.
Let our friendly English speaking chef and staffs share the knowledge that has been passed from generation to generation. From our parents to us, and now to you! We will guide you through food selection, preparation and the enjoyment of presentation and sharing that all combine for a most memorable Vietnamese cultural experience. With the skills you will acquire, you will return home with the ability and confidence to recreate and enjoy with friends and family your favorite food memories of Vietnam!
Vietnam Cookery Center
(14) Ho Chi Minh City
Established since 1999, we are the first and most professional Cookery Center in Vietnam, teaching Vietnamese cooking to tourist groups and other professional visitors from all over the world. Our courses are hands-on classes, with an introduction to the Gastronomy of Vietnam, providing you with an additional memorable souvenir from Vietnam.