Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How much does a beginner Thai cooking class cost?
    a.  1,900 Baht (up to 4 hours to learn 5 dishes)
    b.  2,900 Baht (full day to learn 10 dishes)
    b.  Paid in cash (Thai Baht) at the end of your class
  2. What days and times are these classes?
    a.  Monday-Saturday
    b.  9 AM & 2 PM
    c.  Sundays available upon special request
  3. Do you provide transportation?
    Yes, free transportation is provided for Patong, Kathu, Kata, Kamala, and Phuket Town.  Free pick up and drop off provided for 3 or more guests from anywhere on Phuket Island.  For 1-2 students outside of our complimentary serviced area, an additional fee of 300 Baht/pax will apply. 
  4. Can I pay with credit card?
    No, payment is due at the end of your class in cash (Thai Baht)
  5. Can I really choose my menu?
    Yes, each person can choose 5 dishes for every class or you can enroll in a private class—up to you!
  6. What does the class include?
    a. Transportation
    b.  Recipes
    c.  All ingredients
    d.  Market tour
    e.  Ice water, hot tea, hot coffee
    f.  Certificate of Achievement
  7. Do you offer vegetarian and halal cooking?
    Yes, we offer both upon request..
  8. Are children welcome in the class?
    Yes, children above 5 years old are welcome. Children 12 and under are half price
  9. Can I get a discount?
    Yes, if you provide your own transportation.
  10. Where should I meet if I want to drive myself?
    9am class: Kathu Fresh Market 4 83120, 71/4 Wichit Songkhram Rd, Kathu, Kathu District, Phuket 83120
    2pm class: Siko Fresh Market Address: Kathu, Kathu District, Phuket 83120. Tel.099 619 9282
  11. Do you offer advanced classes?
    Yes, advanced chef classes range from 1 to 8 weeks in length, and we also offer a 5 day professional vegetarian/vegan Thai cooking course.
  12. What should I wear?
    Comfortable clothes and shoes
  13. Do you use MSG?
    Never, all of our ingredients are fresh and organic
  14. In what language is class conducted?
    Class is conducted in English and upon special request in Chinese
  15. Do you offer team building activities and private parties?
    Yes, we can handle groups of up to 30 pax.
  16. Where do you recommend staying:
    Serenity Hotel
    Tinidee Hotel
    Holiday Inn Express
    Sleep With Me Hotel
  17. Where is the Academy located?
    The Academy address is 81/23 Soi Chang, Kathu, Phuket Thailand 83120
  18. How do I contact you?
    a.  By Phone: +66 (0) 929626076 (mobile)
    b.  By EMail:  Brian@PhuketThaiCookingAcademy.com
  19. Can I come to class and not cook?
    Yes, cost is half price just to observe.