Local Chef Challenge
As the Imperial City, Hue became known for its fine cuisine and continues to be a special destination for food lovers to this day. Where better to take a cooking class and learn about Vietnamese cooking? Travel by motorbike to Thanh Toan Village to spend some time with a local chef.
up to 20 days in advance
- Duration: 4 hrs
- Available Days: Every day
- Schedule: 8:00 AM
- Hotel Transport Included
- Free cancellation up to 20 days prior
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English,Vietnamese
Arrive at your cooking class in style on the back of a motorbike! Your chef — and teacher for the day — is located in Thanh Toan Village where much of the local produce is grown and reared.
Stop by the communal house to learn about traditional ancestral worship before taking a break and welcome drink at the Thanh Toan Eco Home. You’ll then set off for a visit to the local market and the fields themselves, where you’ll get a quick, hands-on farming lesson.
Back at the Eco Home, you’ll head to the kitchen to learn the traditional ways to prepare the of Hue’s speciality dishes, including Vietnamese pancakes and spring rolls. After cooking up a storm, you’ll sit down to eat the food you’ve made as well as a few other local favourites from the menu.
What to Bring
Comfortable shoes, sun protection (during summer), and a camera.
Transportation, English-speaking guide, bottled water, entrance fees, cooking class, and lunch.
Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “More Time and Rates” for full details.
This combined sightseeing tour and cooking class is the perfect introduction to the history and culture of Hue, its people, and its cuisine. The royal city was the seat of emperors for thousands of years, and to this day it is full of intrigue and charm.
8 hrsFrom $70