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!
The maximum participants in the group is 8.
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.
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.
Visits to the on-site organic garden and local market are included in price.
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 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.
During this retreat, you will be served with daily buffet breakfasts.
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.
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.
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