Thai Akha Cooking School
Thai Akha Cooking School
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8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
About
Thai Akha Kitchen is run by Akha people who were born and raised in Thailand. We love Thai food just as much as you! Give us a chance to tell you our story. Our small culture will sooner or later cease to exist and will become forgotten, so this is our chance to pass down our traditions and cooking styles to the world in hope that at least some parts of it will live through people who continue to use our techniques. Akha Food is totally different from Thai Food and is much healthier and fresher. Akha people have a saying: “There are only three things in jungle that you can’t eat, and nobody knows what they are”. In other words, we haven’t found anything that’s not edible yet!
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  • Aphroditesmua
    London, United Kingdom52 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing!
    I absolutely loves this class. The last who taught us was very engaging and loves to crack a joke or two. we were in a small group and everyone participated well. we cooked up 6 courses and the instructions were clear. we were so full at the end we had to take some of the food home. Also they catered well for vegans. As me and my sister are both vegan. highly recommend this class.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 2 October 2023
  • Jorik F
    Biddinghuizen, The Netherlands41 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Complete and good cooking class!
    We had the half day morning class, pick up from the hotel included. Then a tour over the market and from 10:00 am start off with cooking. It is full of humor, tricks and tips and afterwards you get a cook book to do it @home. Don’t eat too much before because you will cook a lot, and no less than 11 dishes! No wonder they score 5 out of 5.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 16 October 2023
  • TheTravelingTwo
    Dorset, United Kingdom91 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    An absolute must do
    INCREDIBLE! Our cooking instructor Jasmine was excellent. We had such a wonderful day visiting the markets and learning about the Thai foods. Everything we made was exceptional. Go on an empty stomach! We had breakfast beforehand which was a bad move, you eat around the markets and all day. Wonderful experience.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 19 October 2023
  • Lauren B
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great food & great atmosphere
    Amazing food, funny host and great atmosphere. We were worried when booking a cooking class that it would be too big a ground and too confusing but not at all! There were only 12 people and Ming and the team were really clear with instructions. We really enjoyed ourselves! Thank you
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 20 October 2023
  • dave h
    72 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    OMG-you have to do this!!
    Loved Ming and her staff. We made so many dishes that we were stuffed at the end. You even get to choose which of several menu items you want to make. Everyone in our group seemed to have a great time! Even my husband who is not a cook had a good time- I’ll be putting him to good use in the kitchen!! I can’t recommend this experience enough!!
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 20 October 2023
  • lacvue
    West Lake Hills, Texas39 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Learning to cook Thai is fun!
    My husband and I had so much fun learning to make Thai food. The class was extremely well organized. Each station has all required implements. We did the cooking! This allowed each of us the opportunity to regulate the spice level and decide what dish we wanted to learn. Definitely a hands on class. We cooked a few dishes, sat down to enjoy our work then returned to cooking. Make sure you come hungry!
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 23 October 2023
  • spencer H
    Havre de Grace, Maryland18 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Yummy food and lots of learning!
    Had a lovely day cooking some incredible dishes and learning more about traditional Thai flavors and ingredients. Would highly recommend doing the morning class so you go to the market and learn more about where most of the food in Chiang mai comes from. 10/10!
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 26 October 2023
  • Sahika R
    14 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    BEST THAI COOKING CLASS EVER!
    This was an AMAZING class!! You'll learn so much and will be stuffed by the end of this class. So much food and I can't wait to apply everything I did today when I get home. This is definitely a hands on class. Jasmine teaches so well and in depth. You will laugh and learn and eat a lot!! Don't hesitate, take this class now before it fills up.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 26 October 2023
  • ksenia
    Pyskowice, Poland12 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    It was amazing! We spent beautiful time together😍
    Everything was perfect, kitchen was clean and tasty! We will cook this dishes in our home 🏡 thank you Jasmine and Jaja for your experience and valuable time! I absolutely recommend this place for everyone, who wants to be happy 😍
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 30 October 2023
  • Lewis A
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    AMAZING
    11/10, amazing kitchen, amazing staff, we enjoyed the market so much. Had around 8 courses of food we cooked, DO NOT EAT BEFORE. Quality of food was insane, would 100% come back. We had a blast, the kitchen looks like a set.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 6 November 2023
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Debbiw
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Fantastic experience, I never thought I would enjoy food I cooked myself.
Fantastic guides, the kitchen and entire area is laid out very well
Written 13 June 2024
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Sightsee06925039699
36 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
Fantastic experience! Ming was great, funny, and is an amazing chef
You'll have a variety of options and be ready to eat. There's a lot of food. Absolutely book this tour!
Written 12 June 2024
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Max
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Great place, lovely crowd delicious food. Ming is a fantastic teacher and team led us through a beautiful 10 course evening. Amazing experience and fully recommended.
Written 11 June 2024
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Jacques D
8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
Amazing market tour and cooking lessons. Why tried so many things and prepare more than 10 dishes. Amazing and so tasty. In ad our Akha Thai teacher, Jasmine was very fluent in English, explain very well and fun.
Written 10 June 2024
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Mremmet123
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
-10/10 one of the best classes we’ve done
-Amazing food and space
-Nikorn was a very good instructor, definitely recommend if in Chiang Mai
Written 9 June 2024
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Harriet M
Lake Havasu City, AZ1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Amazing class great recipes love the mango sticky rice.the staff did a excellent job .i would recommend this cooking class
Written 8 June 2024
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Peter W
14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
We loved this class! Our instructor Jasmine was helpful, informative, and funny. She gave us a wonderful tour of the market and gave us samples of some northern food. She also showed us the ingredients that we would use later that day.

The class itself was very well organized. In our group we had a mix of novice and experienced chefs, and we thought everyone was able to participate and learn a lot. The instructor did a great job of managing multiple people at the same time.

We appreciated the pace of the class- we would cook a dish or two, then break and eat. Then cook some more, break and eat. The dishes were enough to get a great taste, but small enough that you didn’t get outrageously full.

This class is fun, informative, and delicious. We quite literally enjoyed every minute of it, and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this class to anyone.
Written 8 June 2024
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Camille K
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
Great experience! Nikorn was such a great chef and a great teacher. We thoroughly enjoy the experience and will surely make more when we get back.
Written 7 June 2024
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Adrian H
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
Our instructor Nikon was great. He went through all the steps meticulously but also kept the tour light and fun. A great deal to cook your own meal with ingredients provided, dishes washed for you, and cookbook/spices
Written 7 June 2024
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Jean-Philippe T
Vancouver Island, Canada6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We had a great time. Teacher very good . Setting and set-up very nice: The cooking experience was great but the market visit is a must!
Written 7 June 2024
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