Authentic Lao Cooking Experience in Luang Prabang

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Luang Prabang

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Experience the flavors of Laos by immersing yourself in the life of a local chef. Visit the farmers market for authentic ingredients and cook a 4-course lunch under the guidance of an trained instructor. Classes are private or small-group, depending on your selection at booking. Lunch is served at the renowned Governor's Grill tent overlooking the lush gardens at the Hotel Sofitel Luang Prabang.
Meet your chef in the morning at a central location in Luang Prabang and walk past World Heritage–listed buildings and temples en route to the local farmers market. On a private or small-group tour of the market, your guide helps you select fresh ingredients, produce, and meat to prepare a delectable meal.After an hour or so, indulge your appetite with a provided breakfast at the Governor's Grill, a tented restaurant located at the Hotel Sofitel, a boutique accommodation originally built as the French governor's residence in the early 1900s. Your 2-hour cooking class takes place here under the guidance of the chef. Learn to prepare a 4-course lunch of traditional Lao and Luang Prabang dishes via hands-on experience.At midday, relax while eating your creations in an idyllic setting overlooking the lush gardens. The recipe book is yours to take home. Bon appetit!

What’s included

  • Market tour and cooking class
  • Experienced guide and instructor
  • Breakfast
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • USB Drive with Recipes
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)


  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Get inside tips from a local