Initiation Course At “Mai” Home – The Saigon Culinary Art Center – Half Day

Tour overview

Set in a heart of chaotic Ho Chi Minh City, “Mai” Home – the Sai Gon Culinary Art Center offers a great approach to cooking with exciting class for tourists who are interested in Vietnamese cuisine and culture. Each class starts with a trip to a local market to buy fresh ingredients. Get a feel for real Vietnamese culture as you experience its rich colors, and unique flavors and smells.

Tour Highlights
  • Stroll through the sprawling market to learn about ingredients and pick them for cooking lesson
  • Gain the knowledge about traditional Vietnamese cuisine and the use of ingredients and aesthetic
  • Receive the detailed handbook with authentic Vietnamese recipes
  • Savor our humble creation
  • Highlighted your performance by a “Certificate of Recognition”
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  • Guides: Hand-pick from our best guides, mature, acknowledgeable, all are licensed, great senses of humor
  • Drivers: friendly, responsible, reliable with many years driving experience, door-to-door services
  • Vehicles: comfortable, spacious, air- conditioned, big window
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There are 2 classes in a day at 08:30 to 12:00 & at 14:00 – 18:00. We are picked up in the lobby of the hotel then transfer to “Mai” home – The Saigon Culinary Art Center for our cooking class. During some hours, we discover the culture of Vietnamese culinary art. With our Grand Chefs, participants will entertain a “Hands-on” cooking of Vietnamese traditional dishes.
Full of joy and pride, we savor our own culinary creation.


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An option of “Market Visit” with Chefs will help participants to understand more Vietnamese ingredients and its substitution. Remittance of “Certificate of Recognition”, a handbook with all recipes and Souvenir Gift from “The Saigon Culinary Art Center” will crown the cooking session in warm and friendly ambiance.


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Back home, with full of emotion, a handbook with recipes will help us to reproduce the dishes to make the surprise of our families, our friends! A small gift offered by “The Saigon Culinary Art Centre” to us too as souvenirs!

Price: Please contact us for your special price.

  • Private car/ van
  • Standard cooking class
  • Market tour
  • Souvenir gift
  • Meal after cooking class

Price: Please contact us for your special price.

  • Camera
  • Sunblock cream & sunglasses
  • Umbrella or raincoat
  • Appropriate clothing for the season
  • DO NOT WEAR SHORTS or your shoulders need to be covered when visiting temple !
  • Some cash for drinks and tips

Cancelation Policy

  • The Price is NOT included payment fees (Bank or Gateway fee)
  • Promotion is subject to availability upon confirmation
  • If you cancel a trip after making a booking you will lose some or all of the money you have paid for the trip. A cancellation will only be effective when we receive written confirmation of the cancellation. If you cancel a trip :
  • 3 days or more prior to departure, we will refund 100% of your money
  • 2 days prior to departure, we will refund 50% of total money you already paid
  • 1 days prior to departure, we will refund 0% of total money you already paid.
  • If you leave a trip for any reason after it has commenced we are not obliged to make any refunds for unused services.
  • We can change date of your tour for you, if you send us an email to reconfirm at least 1 day before
  • We will Refund 100% if weather is bad and can not join the tour.

Children Policy :

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 - 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 - 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 - 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate.

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Initiation Course At “Mai” Home – The Saigon Culinary Art Center – Half Day