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HCM Cooking Class

Open today: 07:00 - 21:00
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“chef tan”(298 reviews)
“organic farm”(103 reviews)
“cooking school”(76 reviews)
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...more
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 21:00
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
275 Tinh Lo 2 | Ap 3, Phuoc Vinh An, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
+84 8 3794 2175
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 August 2014

This was the best day in Vietnam so far! We learned about all the organic vegetables on the farm and their virtues. The meals had an excellent taste and were not too hard to make. But the highlight was definitely the surprise Mr. Tan enthusiastically...More

3  Thank Aadriaan
Tan L, Owner at HCM Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2014

Hi Adriaan and Arianne Thanks you so much for nice reviews and Thanks you very much for adventure Vietnamese Food . you made us so much exciting and love to do more adventure Vietnamese food with you in soonest time .we recognize this time we...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 1 January 2015 via mobile

I have both good and less good comments to make. First off, I do believe Chef Tan is a good cook. His food is tasty, simple to make and nicely presented. He operates in a village setting, with classes conducted out of an open air...More

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Tan L, Owner at HCM Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2015

Hi Bill Thanks you very much for your reviews .I really appreciate to see anyone to take time to write good or Bad reviews Because It will be good for us to improvement But many things that you Wrote is " Not Correct " Now...More

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Reviewed yesterday

It was lovely walking around the farm picking veggies and herbs. Learning about the growth and herbal medicine. Chef Tan was lovely, kept us entertained the whole time. Food was delicious and there was plenty of it!

Thank Petra B
Reviewed yesterday

We had a wonderful afternoon with a super chef eager to share his love for cooking and his thoughts on life and well everything. Very nice to see the countryside and pick the herbs and vegetables from the garden and cook in the shade. A...More

Thank Andreas B
Reviewed 2 days ago

A cooking class was a must do in ho chi minh for us. There are several options available, this class is about an hour out of the city. You start by picking fresh veggies from the farm and learning all about the herbs and vegetables....More

Thank Matthew T
Reviewed 2 days ago

I loved the authenticity of the experience. We had to drive a long way out of town but you were then surrounded by fields and gardens, complete with buffalo and pigs. The food was absolutely delicious, the lessons not too taxing but provided the foundation...More

Thank Maria H
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a great time. Tan is good instructors and very friendly. The farm is impressive: they practice cover cropping, use waste and byproducts creatively and grow traditional and native herbs for consumption and to improve pollination and the soil. It was inspiring.

Thank Mona N
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very well organized tour and class. We were met at our hotel and driven to the location. We had a good tour of the food we would be cooking with and picked some fresh ingredients. They laid out all of the cooking tools and ingredients...More

Thank Ingrid J
Reviewed 2 days ago

One of best experiences I’ve done in vietnam to date! You get to choose your fave dishes and even pick out the fresh herbs you’ll be cooking with. Experience includes hotel transfers and has a little bar to order drinks with your meal. If your...More

Thank Makayla S
Reviewed 3 days ago

This experience was one of my favourites! The cooking class was professional and really hands on without compromising detail. They are all really friendly, it’s a really comfortable environment to be able to learn some great recipes and tips in the kitchen to take home!...More

Thank Marixa S
Reviewed 3 days ago

We are English speaking tourists and it was absolutely no problem. Chef Tan was funny and easy to communicate with. The grounds and gardens are wonderful and the knowledge gained in regards to all the herbs was awesome. Really enjoyed our time here.

Thank Soman A
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visting the garden and making the food was great. Enjoyed learning about the different herbs that were used. Come hungry, because you make 4 courses and you eat your creations. Only downside to this tour is the 1 1/2 van ride there and 1 1\2...More

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Thank Brian C
Tan L, Owner at HCM Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Brian thanks you so much for nice reviews . we enjoyed great time with you .only one thing we do not know how to improve when you said the 1 1/2 van ride there and 1 1\2 back.some .our tour is very small only...More

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3 September 2018|
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Response from Tan L | Property representative |
Hi the class is very flexible . we have three different section morning 7:30am to 1:30pm ,afternoon 11:30am to 5:30pm and evening from 2:00pm to 8:30pm . the class is also can start whenever you want if you book private... More
3 September 2018|
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Response from Maren S | Reviewed this property |
We attended a “half day course”. We started at eight in the morning, when we got picked up by the car, then we drove for an hour. We were back home around three-four.. It was an amazing experience, and worth the driving... More
12 April 2018|
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Response from Neda N | Reviewed this property |
Definitely. I myself am vegetarian and all the dishes I made were catered to my dietary restrictions. They have fake meat options as well as non-meat options.
23 March 2017|
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Response from Tan L | Property representative |
Hi Kiwi Thanks you very much for asking the question our cooking class is super hands on where you learn all basic from ingredients where they are from and collecting your own ingredients then cooked your own dishes... More
Henry C
19 January 2017|
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Response from Tan L | Property representative |
Hi Henry we open all days during vietnamese new year thanks chef Tan