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Authentic Lao Cooking Experience in Luang Prabang

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    Meet your chef in the morning at a central location in Luang Prabang and walk past World Heritage–listed buildings and temples en route to the local farmers market. On a private or small-group tour of the market, your guide helps you select fresh ingredients, produce, and meat to prepare a delectable meal.

    After an hour or so, indulge your appetite with a provided breakfast at the Governor's Grill, a tented restaurant located at the Hotel Sofitel, a boutique accommodation originally built as the French governor's residence in the early 1900s. Your 2-hour cooking class takes place here under the guidance of the chef. Learn to prepare a 4-course lunch of traditional Lao and Luang Prabang dishes via hands-on experience.

    At midday, relax while eating your creations in an idyllic setting overlooking the lush gardens. The recipe book is yours to take home. Bon appetit!
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    Departure Point
    Hôtel Sofitel Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang, Laos

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Market tour and cooking class
    • Experienced guide and instructor
    • Breakfast
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch
    • USB Drive with Recipes
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    Exclusions
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    -Visited morning market -Cooked 4 Lao dishes which will be served for your lunch - (breakfast is included)

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank nitche_cha
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Cooking experience started with a trip to the local market. Always fun to see how locals shopped for daily needs. Chef Chi thought us 4 dishes. Trainees assisted in cutting n preparing ingredients n wrapping. Fresh spring rolls, lemon grass chicken ball, red curry chicken...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank sengkongt
    SofitelLuangPrabang, Guest Experience at Cooking School at Sofitel Luang Prabang, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear sengkongt, We thank you a lot for reviewing us on TripAdvisor. We indeed love to have you back in our hotel and do another session of cooking class with Chef Chi. Have a great week! Best regards, Jed & Team

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The class includes transportation and tour of the morning market, breakfast at the Sofitel, preparing 4 dishes and eating them after. The staff is very friendly, specially our teacher Naly. However, my only feedback is that their English could be better, it was a bit...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank barbarabaro
    SofitelLuangPrabang, Guest Experience at Cooking School at Sofitel Luang Prabang, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Ms. barbarabaro, We are glad to have you in our cooking class and for this great review. We apologize if there is miscommunication or misunderstanding with our staff however they are currently taking English classes so they can communicate more and serve you better...More

    Reviewed 30 June 2019

    This was a really fun and enjoyable experience. I highly recommend it!! Chef John is a lot of fun and is easy to ask questions to. We start with a trip to the morning market where Chef John shows us the different vegetables and delicacies...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank cinducil
    SofitelLuangPrabang, General Manager at Cooking School at Sofitel Luang Prabang, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2019

    Dear cinducil, We sincerely appreciate your feedback and for sharing it on TripAdvisor. We're so happy that you had a fun and informative morning with Chef John where he introduced the culinary side of Luang Prabang and Laos. Thank you for all the positive words...More

    Reviewed 8 February 2019

    I had several cooking classes in Luang Prabang and can compare. At Sofitel one has an amazing breakfast before the class starts. Very friendly personnel assists and answers all the questions. We were just three people to learn cooking. Everyone had his own cooking stand....More

    Date of experience: February 2019
    Thank Halyna_Var
    SofitelLuangPrabang, Guest Experience at Cooking School at Sofitel Luang Prabang, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2019

    Dear Ms. Halyna_Var, We are overwhelmed by your positive feedback and we sincerely thank you for it. We are happy that you enjoyed our breakfast and the cooking class. We definitely looking forward to welcome you back in our class. Bring some friends and family...More

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