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Authentic Lao Cooking Experience in Luang Prabang provided by Cooking School at Sofitel Luang Prabang

Authentic Lao Cooking Experience in Luang Prabang

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Overview
Discover the flavors of traditional Lao cuisine during a half-day cooking workshop in Luang Prabang. Shop for ingredients at the local market, then learn to cook several specialties during a hands-on cooking class with your chef-instructor. Help to prepare an array of dishes, then enjoy your 4-course lunch. One-on-one instruction is ensured in both private and small-group classes.
Highlights
  • Includes 4-course lunch and cooking class with market tour
  • Hear live commentary about Lao culinary traditions
  • Make your favorite dishes at home with the provided recipes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off can be arranged
Important Information
Departure Point
Hôtel Sofitel Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang, Laos
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
  • 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 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
20Reviews
2Q&A
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BNSAFFA wrote a review Feb 2020
Cardiff, United Kingdom2 contributions
The class started with a visit to the morning market in Luang Prabang to purchase some ingredients. Ky was very knowledgeable. Got to taste some snacks at the market. Returned for breakfast. The class started thereafter. Lovely clean kitchen. Loads of fun preparing 4 dishes.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from SofitelLuangPrabang, Guest Experience at Authentic Lao Cooking Experience in Luang Prabang
Responded 14 Feb 2020
Dear BNSAFFA, We are surely overwhelmed by your amazing review and for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. Thanks for the recommendation and those wonderful words motivates our team even more. Hope to see you again! Best regards, Jed & Team
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AndyH1000 wrote a review Feb 2020
Bondi, New South Wales, Australia73 contributions71 helpful votes
Pick-up, morning market, stop off for local coffee, breakfast, cooking class then lunch. This was an awesome experience that packed a lot into the morning. Pooky was our chef and a wonderful host. We had a great time.
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Date of experience: January 2020
Response from SofitelLuangPrabang, Guest Experience at Authentic Lao Cooking Experience in Luang Prabang
Responded 14 Feb 2020
Dear Mr. AndyH1000, Many thanks for this awesome review and for giving time to share it on TripAdvisor. We're glad you had a great time. Best regards, Jed & Team
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rhadden2017 wrote a review Jan 2020
Washington DC, District of Columbia6 contributions
The dishes we cooked were authentic and tasted amazing! 3 members of our guest team of 6 did not eat chicken, so the chicken curry was replaced by fish curry. There was more than enough food for every one, refreshing, since some of the lunches provided at other restaurants did
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from SofitelLuangPrabang, Guest Experience at Authentic Lao Cooking Experience in Luang Prabang
Responded 14 Feb 2020
Dear rhadden2017, The cooking class is truly one in the bucket list if you're visiting Luang Prabang where they give you information about culture, tradition and influences from neighboring countries. Your review is truly amazing however please let us know what we could improve more to get a 5/5 next time. Thanks again Best regards, Jed & Team h9669@sofitel.com
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wendyfoo wrote a review Dec 2019
Singapore, Singapore60 contributions11 helpful votes
Spent a wonderful morning learning, chatting and cooking with Chef Naly. I had booked a group experience but fortunately for me, no other person had signed up on the same day, so I had a one on one private session. It was a great deal that included a delicious breakfast amidst
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Response from SofitelLuangPrabang, Guest Experience at Authentic Lao Cooking Experience in Luang Prabang
Responded 14 Feb 2020
Dear Ms. Wendy, Definitely Chef Naly is one for keeps in the kitchen. We're so glad that you had a great cooking class experience with our team and enjoying breakfast. Thank you so much for this wonderful review. Looking forward in another session with you. Best regards, Jed & Team
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Ervina wrote a review Oct 2019
Singapore, Singapore1,248 contribution68 helpful votes
+7
Our first cooking class ever, and we were extremely delighted with the experience. Thank you so much Master Chef John for showing us the morning market, which we learned a lot about different types of rice, herbs and other local products. The cooking session was very
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from SofitelLuangPrabang, Guest Experience at Authentic Lao Cooking Experience in Luang Prabang
Responded 13 Dec 2019
Dear Ms. Ervina Y, What an amazing review! We greatly appreciate all the positive words and we'll be looking forward for another memorable class with you. Thank you very much for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. Best regards, Jed & team
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About the operator
By: Cooking School at Sofitel Luang Prabang
DeanN
20
excellent, well worth. Visit to the market and techniques are great
We really enjoyed it and learned a lot. The management and the instructors are enthusiastic. All questions were
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BNSAFFA
Cardiff, United Kingdom
20
Fantastic cooking class with Chef Ky
The class started with a visit to the morning market in Luang Prabang to purchase some ingredients. Ky was very
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AndyH1000
6871
Yum
Pick-up, morning market, stop off for local coffee, breakfast, cooking class then lunch. This was an awesome
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rhadden2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
50
Marketing and cooking with Chef Naly at Sofitel in Luang Prabang was one of the highlights of our stay in Laos.
The dishes we cooked were authentic and tasted amazing! 3 members of our guest team of 6 did not eat chicken, so
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wendyfoo
Singapore, Singapore
3611
Cooking with Chef Naly
Spent a wonderful morning learning, chatting and cooking with Chef Naly. I had booked a group experience but
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Ervina
Singapore, Singapore
21368
Cooking class with luxury hotel Master Chef - truly a cultural immersion not to be missed!
Our first cooking class ever, and we were extremely delighted with the experience. Thank you so much Master Chef
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Jujinuit
Paris, France
264
Unforgettable experience
Really nice cooking class and breakfast at the Sofitel. The breakfast is exceptionnal and perfect before cooking
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nitche_cha
Bangkok, Thailand
10
Good
-Visited morning market -Cooked 4 Lao dishes which will be served for your lunch - (breakfast is included)
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sengkongt
6916
Great intro to Lao Foods
Cooking experience started with a trip to the local market. Always fun to see how locals shopped for daily needs.
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barbarabaro
Madrid, Spain
4828
Lots of inclusions and very friendly staff!
The class includes transportation and tour of the morning market, breakfast at the Sofitel, preparing 4 dishes and
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