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Seoul: Korean Cooking Class at a Local Home and Market Tour

Seoul: Korean Cooking Class at a Local Home and Market Tour

From $61.59 per person

Learn how to cook authentic Korean dishes with your experienced chef-guide in Seoul. Join this fun cooking course and bring back some Korean recipes and newly acquired skills from this 3-hour cooking class.

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Duration 3 hours
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English, Korean
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Visit a traditional market and taste the local street food
  • Learn how to say a few Korean phrases
  • Prepare 3 Korean main dishes and 1 stew with an experienced chef
  • Experience the unique Korean art of Hanjeongsik
  • Try on an artful Tal mask worn at many Korean heritage festivals
Full description
Experience the Korean cooking and street food culture in Seoul and join an educational session for you or your group. An expert native Korean chef will assist you in learning the culture, ingredients, and how to prepare and create authentic Korean dishes. Begin the tour with a visit to a local market to buy fresh ingredients for the class and taste some local street food at the popular, yet less touristy market in Seoul. Absorb the vibrant atmosphere of the market and with your guide, find the ingredients which are required for the cooking class. After the market tour, head to the venue of your cooking class and learn a few Korean phrases while sipping a delicious welcome drink. Then it's time to make a variety of traditional Korean dishes. Your experienced chef-guide will show you how to make 4 dishes including Bibimbap (mixed rice with meat and vegetables), Dakgalbi (stir-fried chicken), Haemul-Pajeon (seafood and green onion pancake), and Doenjang-Jjigae (fermented soybean paste stew). Then, sit down to a meal and savor the delicious flavors of your creations. Enjoy the unique art of Korean food with a Hanjeongsik, a traditional Korean course meal with more than 10 side dishes which will be provided by your local host along with seasonal fruits and rice wine.
  • Market tour
  • Cooking class with a professional chef
  • Ingredients and equipment
  • Street food samples
  • Welcome tea
  • Meals with side dishes
  • Rice wine
  • Water
  • Photo and video service
  • Recipes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Meeting point

• Meet your guide at Mangwon Station, exit 2 (outside) • Your host will be wearing a yellow dress or red jumper

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Please note that there is no elevator to get up to the local home
  • Please contact the local host for any dietary restrictions and allergies
Customer reviews

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based on 12 reviews

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Junghee hosted a fun, authentic, and yummy Korean experience. She was a blast to talk to and super knowledgeable. She let us stop and take photos, talk to vendors, and ask questions, while at the market. She then took us to her beautiful home where all the cooking supplies were already set up. She explained all the steps in detail and with patience, all while sharing interesting tips and fun life stories. She’s an amazing person, and created a fun excursion. This is great for the solo traveler, the couple, and even the whole family! Do yourself a favor and book this, don’t miss out!

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February 16, 2020

This is an amazing experience! Junghee is a lovely host. She is so friendly and welcoming and she does an excellent job providing interesting insight. The market tour was really awesome, and getting to learn to cook Korean food at her house is an unforgettable experience. I loved the BIBIMBAP!! I highly recommend this tour!

February 16, 2020

We were only in South Korea for a few of hours and decided we wanted to do something that combined our love for Korean Food and Cooking. This experience did just that. Junghee is super engaging and really ensured we all got as much as we could from the experience starting from the market tour! We got to see and taste a bunch of different ingredients and dishes. She was so informative and relatable. We’ve done a few cooking classes before but we loved Junghee’s approach. Some friends had recommended this experience to us and we are so happy we did it!!! If you are debating whether or not you should do this experience, just do it! You won’t regret it (and neither will your stomach)!

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February 16, 2020

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