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Thai Secret Cooking School

58 Moo 1 | Pa Phai, San Sai 50210, Thailand
+66 83 477 0182
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Amazing day of eating and cooking

I had a great experience. May and Jason were very accommodating as I made a few new friends at my... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anita M
One of our favorite things we did while in Thailand!!

My husband and I very much enjoyed the cooking class and especially LOVED the food. they do a great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Thai Secret Cooking School offers half day and full day classes focusing on local and traditional Thai cuisine. The school is located in PhaPai Village just 20 minutes from downtown Chiang Mai. We pick you up at your hotel in the morning and visit our favorite local market to select some of our key ingredients, then we deliver you to our school, welcoming you with an ice cold refreshment and local snack. Next we are off for a quick tour of the surrounding rice paddies and our organic garden, along the way you will learn some fun facts while harvesting some novel yummies. Now we can cook!
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“organic garden” (24 reviews)
“thai food” (26 reviews)
“local market” (47 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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58 Moo 1 | Pa Phai, San Sai 50210, Thailand
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+66 83 477 0182
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great experience. May and Jason were very accommodating as I made a few new friends at my hostel the night before going to the class and I emailed asking if they could come as well. Went to the market where May explained...More

Thank Anita M
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Thai-Secret, Owner at Thai Secret Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Anita! The more the merrier! 😀 one of the main attractions of taking a cooking class is making new friends, it's a social event. We are fortunate to have fun people like you join our class. Thank you so much for cooking with us...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I very much enjoyed the cooking class and especially LOVED the food. they do a great job explaining the ingredients and while we did feel it a bit rushed, it did not take away from our overall experience. We loved the recipes...More

Thank newlywedzzzzz
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Thai-Secret, Owner at Thai Secret Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Yay!!! So happy that you loved the food you cooked yourself! “with just a little help😊” in all the excitement sometimes we can run a little fast, and glad to know the pace of the day did not take away from your experience. It makes...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have low expectations when taking classes or group tours in Thailand. There were 14 people in the class which I thought was too many. There was almost no personal feedback from the instructor, and the entire day felt chaotic, disjointed and anti-climactic for me. Waited...More

Thank NJM82
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Thai-Secret, Owner at Thai Secret Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Natalie “Class of May 2 -2018 We want to thank you for sharing your experience with us and our readers. We would also like to thank TripAdvisor for allowing us the option for gratitude and rebuttal. For reference, photos and videos from this day...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was literally AMAZING! We had such a horrible experience in southern Thailand this turned around our whole trip! I didnt prefer all the food cooked, but im not an asian food eater or a good cook period, lol, but this class was so...More

Thank mandywi2018
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Thai-Secret, Owner at Thai Secret Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So happy to hear that the two of you had such a pleasant time with me! "We did have a bunch of fun too" And thank you for such a nice review! So nice to know we had a chance to turn part of your...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I traveled to Chiang Mai with 8 other friends and after much research on cooking schools, we fell in love with the Thai Secret Cooking School. May is the owner who runs this school in her own home. She is dedicated to her job, very...More

Thank Jennyrod92
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went to Thai secret at the recommendation of a friend who attended recently and couldn’t be happier with our choice! May is the best. She welcomed us into her beautiful home and HUGE garden where we selected herbs for the recipes....More

Thank kurt m
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

"The most important recipe is your PALATE!" May exclaimed, as she began the class at the local market and encouraged us to use our senses to touch, smell and taste the ingredients which we would be cooking. She is an excellent instructor with great patience...More

Thank Y.K. W
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Thai-Secret, Owner at Thai Secret Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a lovely review! Thank you for taking the time. I have so much fun teaching people how to cook and love the excitement of the kitchen. organization is the key to success when working with many people. It may seem hectic ar times but...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our time with Thai Secret Cooking School. May is such a strong and lovely woman who built a brilliant school in her own home. It felt like we were invited to her beautiful house and so much welcomed. We enjoyed every minute of...More

Thank Yoongyung R
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Thai-Secret, Owner at Thai Secret Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It is so specil for me to read your nice words about your time with me in my home. Thank you so much! It's almost time to harvest our rice and would love to show you how we do it. We need the help.. hahah....More

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Reviewed 20 April 2018

I am glad that we chose this cooking class. Why? Because of nice owners, nice and cosy organic garden and upen air kitchen away from the busy, grey city life. The food we made was really tasty and the class was very informative and fun....More

Thank Paula Z
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Thai-Secret, Owner at Thai Secret Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Paula I am happy to know you learned a lot during your day with me and liked the food you cooked! Thank you so much for your five star review! May

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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

We took the full day class and loved every minute of it. May took us to the market and explained the differences between the types of basil and other ingredients we would be cooking with. Then we continued on to May’s home and picked herbs...More

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AllyVit
24 November 2017|
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Response from Thai-Secret | Property representative |
Hi Ally Our class is designed for people and families of all ages and we look forward to cooking with you. May
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Dave D
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Response from Jason-Gaskins | Property representative |
Hi Dave We are happy to hear that you will have two whole weeks in Chiang Mai! Just let us know a few days before you would like to attend. The best way for us to keep track of your booking is if you make your reservation... More
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