Cooking Class - Southeast Asia Culinary Expedition

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Explore ingredients from the Philippines, Thailand, Japan and China in this hands-on cooking class.

Chef Nicholas will be your guide in this culinary expedition to Southeast Asia where you'll learn how to create staple dishes from each country of the region, exploring a range of flavors from spicy to sweet.

You'll first arrive in the Philippines and create lumpia with a sweet chili dipping sauce. Then, you'll cook up Thailand's drunken noodles with a sweet and spicy soy-based sauce, and travel to Japan when you slice up its staple spicy marinated cucumbers. Head to China for dessert and prepare sweet and crispy banana fritters.

Guests are welcome to provide wine and beer to enjoy during the class.

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 10
  • Meal Courses 3
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Labels Asian, Beginner, Couples, Fun, Group

Reviews guests left for this experience



12 Feb 2023

Chef Nick was awesome! He came over for a Valentine’s Day cooking class for my girlfriend and me. He was super accommodating for dietary restrictions and substituted delicious vegetarian options. He’s personable, friendly, had a great sense of humor, and was a great/patient teacher. Every dish was amazing. Would definitely recommend if you’re interested in a class or personal chef services!

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29 Nov 2023

Chef Nicolas was great. Dinner was superb! Enjoyed his description of each course. The fish and vegetables were amazing. Cooked to perfection! To finish the dinner with incredible Flan was a delectable ending to a wonderful experience and fabulous memory!!



23 Nov 2023

Chef Nicholas was amazing, The food he prepared for us was delicious, made with love and there was plenty of it. The Chef left the kitchen spotless and we enjoyed the experience. Thank you!

$ 125 Per person

all-inclusive: 3-hour class, 3-course meal and taxes.

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Chef Nicholas began his kitchen adventures as a child, learning how to cook with his grandmother, and went on to graduate from Johnson & Wales. A private chef for an A-list client, his weekly meal prep and dinner party planning allow him to add imagination to new creations, imbuing simple recipes with a sense of elegance and style. Even more than culinary artistry, Chef Nicholas loves the interpersonal connections that well-made food provides.

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Flexible booking: Cancel or reschedule this event's reservation for free up to 48 hours before the event.

Chef Nicholas will travel to guests within San Diego for this experience.

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