From the idyllic setting of Koh Samui, visitors looking for a pleasant addition to their trip to Thailand or holidaymakers with an interest in Thai cuisine can enjoy a sumptuous experience. The Samui Institute of Thai Culinary Art offers a down-to-earth, comprehensive and above all enjoyable range of classes to suit all levels of students; from novice to expert.
The chefs who teach here are Thai experts, with a wealth of experience both cooking and teaching Thai Cuisine; their love of their art is evident in everything they do. All students will take away some great memories and wonderful skills that enable the preparation of one of Asia’s most varied and fascinating cuisines, at home.
All the colourful, aromatic and versatile ingredients like fish and meat are purchased daily from the local market to ensure students encounter the very best, freshest flavours of Thailand. Herbs, spices and techniques unique to Thai cooking are also thoroughly explained and explored.
The Samui Institute of Thai Culinary Art is well respected and established and has featured on BBC World TV’s holiday program and recommended in the Lonely Planet, Rough Guide as well as Frommer’s guides to Thailand; so you know you are in the best hands.
“Our Thai cooking classes are taught in our 90 sq. meter modern air-conditioned facility. Everyone is equipped with their own burner at the stove, and everything needed for a complete hands-on experience. You also receive a cook booklet which is yours to make notes in and keep. For those ingredients which may not be available where you live, suitable substitutes are suggested. When the meal is ready we eat together Thai style in the elegant setting of our dining room, and every student can invite a friend to join them at no charge.”
There are a lot of reasons to choose to learn Thai cooking at the Samui Institute of Thai Culinary Art, including:
– The stunning location
– Different menus for every day of the week
– Recipes that can be adapted for vegetarians
– Twice daily 3 hour classes
– Preparation of one of Samui’sr famous home made Thai curry pastes
– Instruction in how to prepare 3 dishes
– The pleasure of the meal that follows immediately after class when you get to savour the fruits of your labours – sumptuous Thai food prepared by you
There are many Thai cooking schools to choose from but the Samui Institute of Thai Culinary Art is definitely one of the most well known and very respected for its skilled teaching, wonderful atmosphere and warm welcome.
You can take part in a single class during a visit to Thailand or indulge your interest in the cuisine of Thailand with a whole holiday planned around a range of classes. Thailand Culinary Tours works to create the itinerary that suits you best, with a host of choices lovers of Thai cooking. We carefully select the Thai cooking schools we trust to create the most wonderful cooking experiences
You may be considering a career in the Thai food industry or currently work in or own a Thai restaurant. Or perhaps you are simply a keen amateur cook with a desire to delve deeply into Thai cuisine. There is no better way to achieve your goals than to learn from Thai culinary masters in the country of the cuisine’s origin, at Southern Thailand’s internationally acclaimed Thai cooking school.