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Enticing Cooking Holidays Thailand

Discover the vibrant and delicious flavors from Southeast Asia, focusing on traditional Thai cuisine and recipes that you would find at a street food booth and at the night market, reinterpreted into contemporary creative plant-based cuisine. From local market tour to amazing cooking skills, you will leave this training with more confidence and food knowledge that you can bring home to your table!


  • Daily cooking classes
  • Lectures with live demonstrations
  • Learn chef knife safety, skills, and maintenance
  • Visit the on-site organic garden and local market
  • Field trips and personal research time
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • Daily buffet breakfast


5 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 8
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During this retreat, you will be staying in Evason Hua Hin in a shared double room. Evason Hua Hin has 196 guest rooms, suites, and villas. All rooms are newly renovated and offer Eco-friendly designs with unique natural ambiance highlighting natural fabric and calming hues in line with the responsibility to the environment.

Blue Lotus Thailand Cooking Vacation Program

This five-day course is for anyone interested in plant-based Thai inspired cuisine who wants to learn how to work more effectively in the kitchen, discover traditional cooking techniques, understand the rich Thai culinary heritage, and bring Thai vegan options to your repertoire. The instructors are experienced chefs who will provide you with great knowledge and mentor ship to take your learning experience to a new level.


  • Certification
  • Chef knife safety, skills, and maintenance
  • Hands-on lectures with live demonstrations
  • Introduction, use, safety and maintenance of the equipment in a professional kitchen, and traditional Asian cookware
  • Support in recipe development for the final project
  • Learning the essential ingredients of whole food plant-based cuisine in Thailand
  • The explanation of different cooking techniques from traditional to modern, and an introduction to the art of food styling
  • Visit the on-site organic garden and local market

Included excursions

Visits to the on-site organic garden and local market are included in price.


Laura Castro
Laura Castro who is from Colombia has more than 16 years of experience in the restaurant industry and loves experimenting with plant-based cuisine. Laura is a free-spirited person who is truly passionate about cooking and baking and has been traveling around the globe for the love of food. If you walk into Laura's kitchen, you will know she is around because of the smell of baked goods she is testing!
Khun Keng
Khun Keng is the assistant instructor who is an expert in traditional Thai cuisine and has been trained in plant-based cuisine for the past year. Dedicated, meticulous, and passionate about the art of food styling, he is always keen on sharing his experience and knowledge with students.


This trip will take place in Hua Hin, Thailand. Hua Hin is a three-hour drive south of Bangkok. King Rama VII built a palace there in 1926 and it remains the Thai Royal Family Summer Palace to this day. Located in the quiet area of Pranburi, 15 miles or 25 kilometers south of Hua Hin Township and facing the Gulf of Siam, Evason Hua Hin is set on 20 acres or 8 hectares of tropical gardens and water features.

The resort offers couples and families alike, a true escape from the rush of the modern world. Evason Hua Hin offers an authentic, personal, and sustainable experience in harmony with its surroundings. The resort adapts seamlessly to local cultures in an environment that evokes well-being, supported by outstanding services and attention to detail.

Nearby places

  • Bangkok - 3 hours
  • Hua Hin Township, 25 kilometers



  • Cooking classes
  • Cycling
  • Volleyball court


  • Bar
  • Beach
  • Dining area
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Restaurant
  • Yoga studio


  • Baby sitting
  • Conference room
  • Free bicycle
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry
  • Local market
  • Meeting room
  • Tour assistance
  • Wedding


During this retreat, you will be served with daily buffet breakfasts.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

During your free time, you are free to play tennis, ride the bicycle, or keep fit in the resort’s fitness gym. The resort also offers a variety of other leisure activity sites including infinity edge swimming pool, archery, and beach volleyball. There is also an award winning Six Senses Spa along with Just Kids, a professionally managed children’s club, with its own swimming pool and mind-challenging activities.

What's included

  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast buffet
  • 5 days cooking classes from Monday to Friday
  • Uniforms
  • 50% discount for personal laundry
  • 20% discount on food and beverage at all restaurants
  • Free Wi-Fi in your room and the classroom
  • Field trips and personal research time

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK). A one-way private car transfer from Bangkok to Evason Hua Hin can be arranged with the costs of 5,500 THB in a Toyota Camry or 8,000 THB in a BMW or Mercedes. Please let Blue Lotus know on your flight details at least 24 hours before your arrival, so that they may arrange this for you.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
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