Traditional Activities & Programs

Korean Cooking Classes

Korean Cooking Classes

Korean Cooking Classes

It is said that to really understand a country's culture, you must first experience it's food. If you want to learn more about Korea's traditional foods, there is no better method than to try your hand at making the food yourself. In Seoul, there are a variety of cooking programs available for foreigners to make popular dishes, including kimchi, bulgogi, bibimbap, tteok and even royal cuisine. The length of each program varies with the food being made, but most programs can be completed within half a day. Joining one of these programs will make your trip to Korea even more memorable, so give it your all to make some tasty traditional Korean food!

Korean Cooking Programs

  • Food and Culture Academy

    Food and Culture Academy LINK

    • On-going programs: Bulgogi, mandu, haemul-pajeon (Seafood and Green Onion Pancake), kimchi, japchae, bibimbap and more.
    • Website: (English, Japanese)
    • Inquiries: +82-2-720-6704, +82-2-725-3229 (Korean, English)
  • O'ngo Food Communications

    O'ngo Food Communications LINK

    • On-going programs: Bulgogi, haemul-pajeon, japchae, dolsot bibimbap and more.
    • Website: (Korean, English)
    • Inquiries: +82-2-3446-1607 (Korean, English)
  • Museum Kimchikan

    Museum Kimchikan LINK

    • On-going programs: Kimchi making (including baek kimchi, tong (whole) baechu kimchi and more varieties.)
    • Website: (Korean, English)
    • Inquiries: +82-2-6002-6456 (Korean, English)
  • Tteok Museum

    Tteok Museum LINK

    • On-going programs: Tteok, kimchi, makgeolli, traditional Korean foods and more.
    • Website: (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • Inquiries: +82-2-741-5447, +82-2-708-0789 (Korean, English, Chinese)
  • OME Cooking Lab

    OME Cooking LabLINK

    • On-going programs: Kimchi, traditional Korean desserts, homemade Korean food
    • Website: (Korean, English, Chinese)
    • Inquiries: +82-10-9909-0908 (Korean, English, Chinese)

1330 Korea Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

This page was last updated on April 4, 2016, and therefore information may differ from what is presented here.