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Experience Singapore: Cultural Cooking Class provided by Food Playground

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Face masks provided for travellers
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Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
With influences from Malaysia, China, India, and even Britain, Singapore’s food scene is one of Asia’s most diverse. Get a hands-on experience of island signatures—perhaps chicken satay, laksa noodle soup, or Hainanese chicken rice—on this small-group cooking class led by professional instructors. Prepare and cook three different dishes alongside no more than 11 other travelers, then dine on the fruits of your labor.
Highlights
  • Learn how to cook Singapore classics like a local, from a local
  • Feast on different Singapore favorites with water, coffee, and tea
  • Get to know other travelers on an intimate course capped at just 12
  • Discover the spices and seasonings that make Singapore cuisine so special
Important Information
Departure Point
24A Sago St, Singapore 059020
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All equipment and ingredients
  • Lunch with water, coffee and tea
  • Local English-speaking instructors
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Class menu, ingredients and instructions are subject to change
  • Minimum age is 7 years
  • Class operates with a minimum of 2 people and a maximum of 12
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Nicole B wrote a review Oct 2020
Singapore, Singapore5 contributions7 helpful votes
I love the Food Playground! I've taken 2 on-site/in-person cooking classes there so far and both were such enjoyable & informative experiences! The instructors are so knowledgeable and supportive. (Mary is my favorite!) The facility is clean and well maintained. And the
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Vivang wrote a review Aug 2020
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Was amazing as the instructors were really patient and i got to make the kueh that i always wanted to learn
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Cheryl E wrote a review Mar 2020
Alexandra, Australia32 contributions29 helpful votes
My sister's and l thoughly enjoyed this class. Sara our instructor was excellant, very friendly and helpful with lots of knowledge and tips. The class is held in an old shop house directly overlooking Buddha Tooth Temple so that's very interesting in its self. The cooking and
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Adventure582967 wrote a review Mar 2020
San Andres, Philippines1 contribution1 helpful vote
I have been to Singapore several times to visit my grandchildren and this is my first time to experience a cooking class. It was a dream come true. I have read recipes regarding Chicken Rice but the demonstration with a bit of history made the difference. Sara was a great
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Gail O wrote a review Mar 2020
Redlynch, Australia21 contributions29 helpful votes
Do yourself a favour and sign up for a class in this place; I grew up in Singapore with a Chinese mother and I still learnt a lot from this class. Mary taught us Satay with a versatile Peanut sauce; Kway Teow and Gula Melaka for dessert. It was a small class (thank you,
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Date of experience: February 2020
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pandanandcongee
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Perfect online class!
I had such a great time with Sharon yesterday, making Kaya and we had so much to talk about as I had met her in per
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Nuraishah51
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Curry puff delight
My sister in-law and myself did the virtual cooking demostration. We had fun and instructor Helen gave us some good
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Vanessa W
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The Next Best Thing to Being There in Person
Having already experienced Food Playground cultural cooking class in Singapore, I was keen to try the virtual versi
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Alternate_turquoise
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Great Kaya making class. Well done Sharon for the wonderful online session.
I had a great time learning how to make kaya with the help of Sharon. She was very engaging, attentive and helped m
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livresse
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Master Authentic Kaya in one session!
To be honest, I didn't know what to expect for an online-zoom class and thought that the experience may be a little
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LoiS36
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Hainanese Kaya Lesson
Considering that I'm a cooking noob, I started the virtual lesson with apprehension. Who is going to save me from b
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287kelvina
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Singapore comes to your kitchen!
Better than a Pub Quiz! Just joined my first ever virtual cooking class to learn how to make traditional Hainan K
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FloLikesFood
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Interesting and fun cooking online hands-on lesson
I applaud my cooking instructor from food playground (Kelly) who makes the online cooking lesson interesting and fu
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Michaelplusthree
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A Trip Highlight
This was an unexpected highlight of our trip. I highly recommend this class. Helen and Sara (the instructors) were
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7tonyl
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Great morning of educational fun that also benefits others
This was a lot of fun and at the same time a great opportunity to learn about local history and cuisine and support
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tish43
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Eat your way through Singapore!
Great way to learn about Singapore’s heritage food. Mary was informative and interesting explaining the way and ho
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janny2904
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Wonderful cooking experience
We have visited Singapore many times and wanted to experience a cultural experience so chose food playground. We w
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sctravel58
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Experience Singapore: Cultural Cooking Class
We had a fantastic time in our cooking class. Our instructor, Sara, was lovely and made the whole experience great
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alisonk21
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A great morning!
Mary created such a fun atmosphere and her cooking skills made us feel very accomplished! Wonderful setup and great
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JeromeLimSingapore
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Great place for a simple and satisfying meal (cooked by yourself of course!)
Was requested by my wife to attend a cooking class with her for her birthday and stumbled upon Food Playground whil
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