Cooking Class

Duration: 3 hours

Cost (per person in USD):


1 – 3 people $50
4 – 6 people $45
7 – 10 people $40


1 – 3 people $35
4 – 6 people $30
7 – 10 people $26

Our cooking classes are held at Vietnam Apple Homestay which is located in the heart of Hanoi’s Old Quarter. Just a a short stroll (300 m) from Hoan Kiem Lake and 1 kilometre from the Dong Xuan market which is Hanoi’s major fresh food market.

At Vietnam Apple, we offer you the choice of a Home Style Cooking Class or our Top Chef Cooking Class. Our top chef cooking class is run by one of Hanoi’s most creative and talented chefs. He will share with you many of his secrets as he takes you on a culinary journey, teaching you how the subtle blend of spices are the key element to creating the outstanding flavours that are found in some of the favorite dishes of the Hanoian people. Chef Duong recently finished 4th in Top Chef Vietnam and has also been a regular on Iron Chef Vietnam.

You can chose to attend a morning or afternoon cooking class. There are 7 menu options available for the cooking classes. All cooking classes are available to be run in either the morning or afternoon. Morning classes will culminate in lunch whilst afternoon classes culminate in dinner.

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Our guide will collect you from your hotel by cyclo, where you will then be taken to the markets. Here you will meet Chef Duong and experience a day in his life as you wander through the fresh food markets. You will learn some tips and tricks to ensure that only the finest quality ingredients are selected. You will then select all the ingredients needed for your class.

Chef Duong will then accompany you as you make your way back to Vietnam Apple’s very own homestay for your class. You will stop along the way and get to sample a selection of street foods.

During the lesson, Chef Duong will teach you the secrets to creating decorations, to enhance the presentation of your dishes, well as some of the basic skills needed to master the knife skills required to be a top chef.

Class includes:

  • Cyclo tour of markets
  • All food and food tasting
  • Drinks (Beer, Water, Soft Drink)
  • Souvenir Apron


Join the family at Vietnam Apple and help in the preparation of your 4 course menu. You will be collected from your hotel by our guide and taken to Vietnam Apple’s very own homestay where you will commence the preparations of the dishes.

You will then be taken by your cook through the local markets to sample some local foods and be shown some of the ingredients that are unique to Vietnam.

Class includes:

  • All food and food tasting
  • Drinks (Beer, Water, Soft Drink)
  • Souvenir drink holder


Thank you very much for choosing Vietnam Apple Travel. For further information, please do not hesitate to contact us. 

Office: (+84) 0432 668 946; Mobile (+84) 0967 561 681 or Email:


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