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Traditional Cooking Experience in a Korean-Style House in Seoul

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  • 3-hour cooking experience in a Korean-style house in Seoul
  • Small-group limited to seven people provides an intimate experience
  • Walk along the city streets to a local market to pick up cooking ingredients
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Traditional Cooking Experience in a Korean-Style House in Seoul
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Korean Home Cooking Class
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Menu: Bulgogi, Korean stew(soybean paste stew or Kimchi jjigae),Seafood pancake + 1-2 kinds of food 3 hours: local food market tour + cooking class + lunch Depart from Jegidong station exit 2 at 10am
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Korean BIbimbap Cooking Class
Menu: Bibimbap, Bulgogi, bean sprout stew + 1-2 kinds of seasonal food (4-5kinds of food) 3 hours: local food market tour + cooking class + lunch Depart from Jegidong station exit 2 at 10am
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Korean street food class
Menu: Gimbap, Tteok-bokki, Sundubu-jjigae(Soft tofu stew)+1or 2 kinds of seasonal menu, 3 hours: local food market tour + cooking class + lunch Depart from Jegidong station exit 2 at 10am
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Overview
Learn how to cook a traditional Korean meal with help from a local during this 3-hour, small-group cooking class in Seoul. Take a short walking tour through the city as you make your way to a nearby market to pick up some ingredients to use in your recipes. Then, head over to a traditional Korean house, and learn to cook Korean dishes. Once you’ve finished in the kitchen, enjoy eating your meal with the company of your group.
What to Expect
Meet your small group at Jegidong Station Exit 2 (Line Number 1, near Dongdaemun Station) a little before 10am to get your 3-hour experience underway.

Your guide (who later becomes your cooking instructor) takes you and a small-group limited to seven on a short walking tour through the city to a local market. At the market, following the lead from your guide, your group picks up all the ingredients needed to make the recipes that have been planned out for the day.

Please note your meal has been planned differently by the day you chose for this experience. On Monday, you'll make samgyetang. If you chose a Thursday class, you’ll make kimchi. If you chose a Tuesday or Saturday class,you’ll make bulgogi, japchae, and deonjang jjigae. Fridays are reserved for bibimbap, and Sunday classes involve making a variety of Korean desserts.

After the market, your guide shows you the way to a Korean-style house in a local neighborhood. He or she sets you up in the kitchen with the others, and class begins. Learn how to make the popular Korean dishes on the menu for the day.

Once everything has been fully prepared, sit down and taste what you’ve created. Chat with your group members and cooking instructor before they bring you back to the station exit you were picked up from. Morning tea is included on all of the tours.
Reviews (135)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Highlight of my trip

This is my fourth time in Seoul and decided to do something different and local! It exceeded my expectations!! I love the market tour and how intimate the cooing class was. It happened to be my birthday on that day and they surprised me with...More

Thank elmerjosephe
Minseona, 매니저 at OME Cooking Lab, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much Elmer :) we were so happy to be with you at your birthday ! We had such a great time with our all group :) When you come back to Seoul, we hope to see you again ! Have a great...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nice cooking class

My family and i join Sat pm class. We met Dahee in front of Jegidong station Exit 2, he showed us around medicine and ginseng market. He speak good English and so helpful, welcome to ask him if you have question. He took us to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank YanFelisa L
Minseona, 매니저 at OME Cooking Lab, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear. Yan Thank you so much for your sweet review. I will share with our staff, Jihee, Daehee. They will really be happpy with this. And your review can show our all details. So nice for our program I highly appreciate it . Hope to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great cooking experience in Seoul with the kids!

With a week in Seoul, we wanted to do something else aside from just visiting all the tourist spots. What better than to learn to cook some of our favorite Korean dishes! Our guide met us at the subway station promptly, and we had a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BWSanFran
Minseona, 매니저 at OME Cooking Lab, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow, How sweet you are. We had also great time with you family. And your kids are so adorable. We was so happy to see you and had time together. Hope to you can cook by yourself with your family. And when they grew up,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Educational and fun

Enjoyed the market tour and cooking class with Yuri. The tour is an easy walk in which Yuri shows you some key ingredients in Korean medicine and food. Samples provided at stations, and Yuri will also assist if you would like to make a purchase....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank leeannoneal1
Minseona, 매니저 at OME Cooking Lab, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review! :) All of OME staffs were so happy with that. Especially Yuri she did :)🥰 Haha . I am very happy to hear you enjoyed that much.Also if you come to Korea again, hope to see you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
So Many Cooks do not Spoil the Broth!

There were only 7 tourists signed up for the class, which made for an intimate cultural experience. We were promptly met at the meeting point and led on a tour of the local market including a traditional herbal medicine market. At the well stocked cooking...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SandunguitaPhuket
Minseona, 매니저 at OME Cooking Lab, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear.Carole All excellent !What a nice review for us :) It makes me very proud of my studio ! All of OME staffs are very happy with that. Also I hope that you can do your own pancakes :) And feel free to contact us...More

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joannatan42
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Response from SandunguitaPhuket | Reviewed this property |
I’m not it’s suitable for children under 12.
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giorgia m
5 July 2018|
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Response from mutdiggy | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm not sure how they handle kids but I've seen children in their classes. Email the company. They will for sure reach out
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