Happy Chef Cooking School
Happy Chef Cooking School
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"Welcome to Happy Chef Thai Cooking School! Head chef and instructor Khun Lom is a native Thai lady from Issan and her recipes are original Thai food and delicious. The school's manager American Warren is a retired teacher and coach who speaks fluent English and is very experienced at patiently teaching people while having fun. This combination of East Meets West makes for a very fun and rewarding experience to remember. Students chose 4 dishes they want to learn to make from the wonderful recipe book of 20 popular Thai entrees and deserts. HAPPY CHEF is the most popular and highest rated Thai cooking school in Pattaya Thailand. Don't be confused. They speak English and are experienced teachers and Thai chefs. HAPPY CHEF is the preferred choice! Warren says, "If you enjoy Thai food and want to learn about it, this is where you need to be. We strive to create a very fun and informative day for you, each day you attend." Warren adds, "Please join us and see why hundreds of folks love the school."
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Fahad B
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Solo
Yeah we’re going to the mall nowadays we’re just going home now were coming over tomorrow to meet you guys for lunch and dinner
Written 23 August 2023
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Roomana K
31 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020
Perfect experience... thank you. We had cooking class this year with my mom. Friendly staff and atmosphere. Made perfect Thai food. Highly recommend.
Written 7 March 2020
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Josie C
Brighton, UK587 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
Walter and his family make you welcom from the moment you arrive. Your ingredients are prepared and Walter and Lom talk you through the ingredients and when to put them in your wok. The food takes just a few minutes to cook and is delicious. We thoroughly enjoyed all of our dishes and the friendly atmosphere. You will be inspired to cook when you get home.
Written 19 January 2020
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Knlols
Perth, Australia80 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Couples
If you’re in Pattaya I highly recommend this place! We had so much fun.. and took home a load of knowledge (and recipe book) to cook the dishes at home.
All ingredients are locally sourced and you will cook and then enjoy your dishes in the little restaurant or you can take them away!
Warren is a great teacher and makes it a fun experience and the rest of the staff are lovely.. it was something different that we hadn’t done before and we really enjoyed it. Highly recommend the wing bean shrimp salad and seafood special if you want to try something very Thai and very tasty 🤩 would definitely go again
Written 5 January 2020
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jdport
Crete, Greece209 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 • Friends
This was so much fun, but more importantly, something I will use. I absolutely love Thai food but it’s difficult to find where I live. Warren is an American expat who teaches the class and his Thai wife Lom is the final taste tester before anything goes out. She can discern if the smallest ingredient is missing or if anything needs adding. I gotta say, this food, which I COOKED, is better than many Thai restaurants I’ve visited. But come prepared with an empty belly because you’ll be eating four large, delicious, meals with every class.
Written 11 December 2019
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Tricia A
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 • Solo
I really enjoyed the afternoon and learnt a lot from Warren and Lom. Very friendly and made me feel very welcome thank you Tricia
Written 3 December 2019
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Anna
Wroclaw, Poland1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
Great fun, delicious dishes - what else to add? ;) I really recommend this course to people who want to learn something about thai food and spend some nice time.
Written 6 November 2019
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Mike S
Esperance, Australia54 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
This was one of my highlights of my holiday as I am not the best cook but Warren and Lom put me straight at ease. They explained everything on a basic level which enabled me to produce a number of excellent dishes. If you are looking to do something in Pattaya then this should be on your list. Thanks Warren and Lom for the experience.
Written 11 October 2019
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BrooklynCoach
NewYork162 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019 • Friends
Three friends and I went to Happy Chef Cooking School while vacationing in Pattaya, Thailand. We had a great time! Warren, the teacher, an American ex-pat, and his wife, Lom, a Thai native, run this class. Warren is friendly and puts you at ease right away, He provided simple and clear instructions on how to prepare and cook each of the dishes and made each of us feel like we were “Top Chefs”. He also explained each ingredient and the importance of the ingredient to the dish. Each of us pre-selected 4 dishes to prepare. Warren and Lom had the ingredients prepared and organized in advance for each of us. Lom was also essential in the success of each dish we prepared and completed. She tasted and gave her approval on each dish before we plated the food.

If you want to have great fun and eat excellent fresh Thai food made by your own hands, then the Happy Chef is a must do. Be prepared to get stuffed. Once you make a dish you eat it and because it is so much food know that you will have tons of leftovers:)
Written 11 September 2019
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Helen Margaret ... N
Florida6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019 • Friends
I am not a fan of spicey food, but was able to cook amazing food with just the right amount of heat in a fun learning environment. A++++
Don't miss this experience!
Written 11 September 2019
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