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2250 ฿

Samui Institute of Thai Culinary Arts (SITCA)


SITCA is the world renowned Samui Institute of Thai Culinary Arts in Koh Samui. This is an class like no other, teaching you a life skill and new way of thinking about food that will stay with you for a life time.

The Samui Institute of Thai Culinary Arts have been teaching people from all over the world the skills to produce authentic Thai cuisine. Featured on BBC World TV and recommended by Lonely Planet, Frommer’s and Rough Guide, what better location to learn these skills than the jewel in Thailand’s crown, the island of Koh Samui.

Maybe you’re a fan of cookery shows or have a library full of cookbooks, but none of which inspire you to actually make these meals yourself. Well, when you experience a cookery course at SITCA, it may just change your life and the food you prepare for your friends and family.

The teachers at SITCA are so passionate about the Thai food they create, that their enthusiasm will doubtlessly rub off on you. At the institute you won’t just learn how to recreate a meal, you’ll learn about the traditional Thai ingredients, where they are grown and how they are produced. You’ll learn about the meaning of Thai food and the traditional and religious aspect of the delicacies you are creating.

There are also other exciting learning opportunities when you enrol at SITCA. There are fruit carving classes, where you can learn the art that adorns many Asian plates. You can choose from intensive lessons at the Institute of Culinary Arts or short one day classes as part of a group. All this while submerging yourself in Thai culture and scenery, and possibly making some lifelong friends along the way.

The daily classes last for 3 hours and you will learn how to make a selection of Thai pastes and curry dishes. If you complete 3 or more classes with the SITCA, you will receive a certificate of completion. This is an activity where the whole family can join in, with children over 12 years of age welcome to participate – so you can start them young!

Intensive courses at the Samui Institute of Thai Culinary Arts last for either 6 or 8 days and you will learn to make a huge number of dishes including authentic soups, curries, stir-fries and Asian desserts.

SITCA is an incredibly popular cookery school that’s been featured on a number of television programmes and tour guides. The top class skills of the staff are known the world over. This is why it is very important to book ahead. Reserving your SITCA classes though Samuipedia couldn’t be easier. We will enrol you on the course of your choice and you turn up on the day, ready to create some tasty Thai cuisine!

So book with us today and transform the way you think about food forever.


Where You Can Find The Samui Institute of Thai Culinary Arts



What's Included in Your Thai Cooking Class?


  • Hotel Transfer
  • Visit a local Thai market (optional)
  • 3 hour cooking class
  • Take away the food you cook or invite one guest to dine
  • Souvenir apron & cook book


SITCA's Cooking Class Schedule


Every Monday at 11:00Home made red curry pasteEvery Monday at 16:00Home made massaman curry paste
Red curry with chicken and potatoesMassaman curry with chicken and potatoes
Spicy prawn soup (tom yum goong)Deep fried spring rolls
Savoury friend flat noodle with porkSpicy prawn salad with lemon grass
Every Tuesday at 11:00Home made green curry pasteEvery Tuesday at 16:00Steamed chicken with mixed herbs
Green curry with chicken and potatoesPenang curry with pork
Spicy glass noodle salad with prawnsspicy fish soup with sweet basil
Stir fried vegetables or tofu and sweet & sour sauceFried rice with prawns
Every Wednesday at 11:00Home made chu chee curry pasteEvery Wednesday at 11:00Stir fried noodles with prawns (pad Thai goong)
Chu chee curry with seafoodSpicy deep friend fish salad
Pumpkin coconut milk soup with pork ballsGreen curry with mixed vegetables or tofu
Stir friend chicken with ginger in oyster sauceCoconut milk soup with chicken (tom kha gai)
Every Thursday at 11:00Home made red hot curry pasteEvery Thursday at 16:00Home made penang curry paste
Red hot curry with porkPenang curry with chicken
Stir fried spicy seafood with holy basilSteamed fish with ginger in soy sauce
Coconut milk soup with fish and turmericStir fried flat noodle with pork
Every Friday at 11:00Home made yellow curry pasteEvery Friday at 16:00Deep fried chicken with lemon grass
Yellow curry with chicken and potatoesSpicy coconut milk soup with seafood
Glass noodle soup with tofuChu chee curry with fish
Deep fried fish with turmericFried rice with mixed vegetables
Every Saturday at 11:00Chick satayEvery Saturday at 16:00Home made red curry paste
Papaya saladRed curry with roasted duck
Fish soup with dillStir friend pork in oyster sauce
Steamed rice with coconut creamFried noodle with prawns (Pad Thai)


What to Bring


  • Just You!


Book Your Thai Cooking Class with SITCA


To book your Thai cooking class, please complete the form below. This will notify Samuipedia of your booking and add it to the Shopping Cart.
  • Choose the date you wish to go. Bookings made before 5pm are guaranteed for the following day.
  • Please provide all dietary requirements.
  • Please provide as much detail as possible about where you are staying in Koh Samui, such as the hotel name, address or location and room number.
  • Please check that all the information you have entered is correct. Bookings made before 5pm are guaranteed for the following day. Bookings made after 5pm are subject to availability. Please contact us for up-to-date availability.
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