Image Source: Brettschneider’s Baking & Cooking School
By Lindsey Tan
Have you always wanted to learn how to cook some dishes but just never found the opportunity to learn how? If so, you should see our list of the great places that offer the best cooking classes in Singapore.
We’ve narrowed down the top places that cater to Asian, European, and even local dishes. With this list, you can surely find the right place for you!
1. Food Playground
|BEST FOR||Unique cooking classes and fun activities|
|ADDRESS||24A Sago Street, Singapore 059020|
|CONTACT DETAILS||(65) 9452 3669 | [email protected]|
Food Playground is not just about learning how to cook different kinds of Singaporean recipes, but also incorporating some friendly activities that will make the process even better.
They have three kinds of cooking programs. There’s Cultural Cooking Class where you are introduced to Singapore’s tasty and colorful culture and heritage by exploring a variety of local and authentic cuisine.
Next is Cooking Team Building which is recommended to be done indoor and in groups so you get to bond and get to know your team while discovering the delicious food Singapore has to offer.
Lastly, there’s the Amazing Heritage Race. It’s like a combination of the two aforementioned classes but this time is done outdoors with the next level of challenges and activities. Exercise your brain and muscles while enjoying the tasty dishes along the way.
- Unique and interactive cooking classes
- Offers a cultural immersion experience for travellers and expatriates
- Hand-on cooking experience
With a perfect 5.0-rating on Google and 113 reviews, Food Playground is definitely one of the most favorite, if not the most, cooking schools in Singapore. It’s unique and interactive take on cooking class makes everything enjoyable and a whole lot easier. A previous customer of theirs has written this review on Google.
“MAGNIFICENT that’s all I can say we learnt about local delicacy’s, how the recipes were created everything you needed know. The class taught us everything we needed to know about the food and culture highly recommend. My family and I only spent a few days in Singapore however I still think that it was time well spent thank you so mush to our teacher Mary for all the laughs and history.”
2. ABC Cooking Studio
|BEST FOR||Affordable cooking classes|
|OPERATING HOURS||Daily, 10:00am to 10:00pm|
For those who are on a tight budget, ABC Cooking Studio might be the ideal place for you! Their courses are offered at reasonable prices.
Their services include a cake course, bread course, cooking course, wagashi course, and kids’ course. They offer trial lessons in case you want to try out some classes and learn the scope of their courses first.
For over a decade, they’ve been providing different courses and even letting their clients plan their own schedule. With all these services, they’re one of the places that have the best cooking classes in Singapore.
- Bread, cake, cooking, wagashi courses
- Kids’ courses
- Chinese New Year treats
- Affordable rates
Many clients were generally satisfied with the services of ABC Cooking Studio. Particularly, they were impressed with the accommodating staff and skilled instructors.
A former client recommended the place and wrote this on Google Reviews:
“Overall, I am really satisfied with my experience. I made a booking over the phone and was looking forward all week to it. However, when I arrived for my allocated class at Westgate, it wasn’t recorded in the system. After chatting to the manager (menghui), she very kindly slotted us and personally took us through a class. She was very knowledgeable and I took away heaps of tips and tricks from her. Highly recommended.”
3. Little Green Kitchen
|BEST FOR||Vegetarian cuisine|
|PRICING||$85 per person. Private classes can be arranged with minimum 4 persons.|
|ADDRESS||1 Hacienda Grove, #03-05, Upper East Coast Road|
|CONTACT DETAILS||+65 9763 1483|
If you’re starting a healthy lifestyle, you may consider attending some classes at Little Green Kitchen where you can learn different vegetarian recipes.
All of their lessons involve healthy vegan cooking in the form of salads, soups, tofu, and authentic cuisine as well as gluten-free dishes. Their class schedule is posted online.
Aside from this, they also have meal consulting services, which are very helpful if you have a specific diet that must be followed. That’s why this place may have the best cooking classes in Singapore for those who are health conscious.
- Vegetarian recipes
- Meal planning and consulting services
- Private dining
Little Green Kitchen has gained the trust of many clients because of their impressive cooking tactics and unique and healthy recipes.
A client posted this review on the studio’s official Facebook account:
“I wanted a course that showed me how tofu can be handled and cooked with. At the Mastering Tofu course I learned new techniques that I will be incorporating into my families regular meal plan. The tofu cutlets were a huge hit with the kids!”
4. Cookery Magic
|BEST FOR||Authentic Singaporean cooking experience|
|ADDRESS||117 Fidelio Street Singapore 458492|
|CONTACT DETAILS||+65 9665 6831|
|OPERATING HOURS||Daily, except Sundays
11.00am – 2.00pm
or 2.30pm – 5.30pm
or 6pm – 9pm
For those who are interested in learning local dishes and other authentic Asian recipes, Cookery Magic can be the perfect place for you.
Aside from cooking authentic dishes, they also offer classes that involve signature recipes. They have daily cooking classes, so if you want to take a glance of their lessons, you can easily drop by anytime.
- Signature asian dishes
- Corporate classes
- Private and online cooking classes
Most clients have enjoyed the outdoor cooking classes of Cookery Magic. They said that they had fun and learned new recipes.
A client gave this feedback on Google Reviews:
“I attended Ruqxana’s class last week to learn to cook local Singapore food whilst on holiday. What a fantastic way to spend a couple of hours! It was so much more than a cookery class. I had a fabulous time learning about the ingredients, the authentic outdoor kitchen and Rukhsana’s great gift for making people feel welcome and relaxed whilst cooking amazing dishes which I am sure to cook again. Thank you Cookery Magic for a fabulous experience.”
5. Brettschneider’s Baking & Cooking School
|BEST FOR||Exclusive baking and cooking classes|
|ADDRESS||1 Greendale Avenue Singapore 289495|
|CONTACT DETAILS||+65 6463 5508|
|OPERATING HOURS||Daily: 9am–5pm|
If you want to attend a class that is more focused on baking, then you should visit Brettschneider’s Baking & Cooking School. They focus on modern cuisine, and are known for having a great balance of traditional and contemporary tastes.
Even if you’re already a professional cook, they guarantee you that you’ll still be able to learn something new, including unique techniques. They even offer 2-day masterclasses for those who are really eager to learn.
Apart from this, they also provide studio rentals for private gatherings or corporate events. Due to their services, they’ve been known to have the best cooking classes in Singapore.
- Barista latte art classes
- Studio rental
- Online shop
Brettschneider’s Baking & Cooking School has earned a lot of praise from their clients. They received positive responses because of their high-quality products and easy-to-learn techniques.
A reviewer left this feedback on Google Reviews:
“Did the 5-day bread baking course. Learnt from the masters, Dean and Jenna, assisted by the wonderful Jay. A great course to quickly level up bread making. I had no experience in bread making at all, but the techniques taught were easy to learn. The products? Amazing, fluffy, professional looking and tasting bread. My friends think I’m a pro now. The icing on the cake? Freshly prepared lunches, breakfast and tea accompanied with great coffee, and a free signed copy of Dean’s Bread book.”
|BEST FOR||Team-building activities|
|ADDRESS||11 Unity Street #01-23/24 Robertson Walk Singapore 237995|
|CONTACT DETAILS||+65 3163 4499|
|OPERATING HOURS||daily 10:00am to 11:00pm|
At Culinaryon, you can get to experience delightful cooking activities with your family, friends, and even colleagues. As they say, learning would be so much fun if you’re with a larger crowd!
If you’re planning for a family bonding or team building venture, this might be the place that offers the best cooking classes in Singapore. You don’t only get to learn new recipes, you can also meet new friends.
They offer different kinds of packages that cater to both professional and personal purposes. This includes cocktail masterclasses, culinary quests, and many more.
- Team-building activities
- Birthday events and kids parties
Most clients expressed their happiness as they got to learn and have fun with their experience at Culinaryon. A reviewer wrote this feedback on Google Reviews:
“It was so fun cooking with my colleagues and learning how to make our own fresh pasta. The pasta making and the creamy mushroom pasta ranked tops in experience. Cooking chicken in tomato broth and making chocolate cake was so so. We came at 6:30pm and we were already hungry so we started nibbling on our ingredients! We didn’t get to eat till 9pm! Culinary served us good wine but it would be great of there were some snacks, too.”
7. Carrotsticks and Cravings
|PRICING||Contact the company for details|
|ADDRESS||75E Loewen Rd S’pore 248845|
|CONTACT DETAILS||81184917 | [email protected]|
Keeping up a healthy lifestyle? Would it interest you to enroll in a cooking class that primarily features a healthy food haven? If your answer is yes, you might want to check out Carrotsticks and Cravings.
It is run by Terri-Anne, an expat from Melbourne who is passionate about creating superfoods and creating healthy recipes. She offers an extensive range of recipes, from breakfast to dinner. She even has vegan and gluten-free options, as well as snacks and drinks.
Can’t get enough of her impeccably delicious recipes? You might want to purchase her own cookbooks, available in electronic copies so you’d be able to explore other dishes exclusively created by Carrotsticks and Cravings.
- Healthy sets of food
- Accessible online cookbook
- Wide selection of recipes
Carrotsticks and Cravings does not limit its reach to online cookbooks alone. As a matter of fact it has two cafes around Singapore, both offering truly delightful and healthy dishes. Jully Kim, a previous customer said these exact words about the company.
“Loved this place!! Healthy and good food, aesthetically pleasing as well, with such kind staff. You can have a whole meal, or just coffee and some croissant/sandwich. Sitting outside was lovely!”
8. The Little Things
|BEST FOR||Children cooking programs|
|ADDRESS||244N Upper Thomson Road|
|CONTACT DETAILS||6456 3140 | [email protected]|
Let your kids explore the fun world of kitchen and discover new cuisines at a very young age with the help of the very professional and extremely friendly team of The Little Things.
Sure, kids love to eat but having to cook them on their own is a whole other experience. At The Little Things, they create workshops and programs that are suitable for different age ranges.
They can teach your 2-year old kid on how to make his favorite banana pancake, while the juniors can practice kitchen cutlery and handle raw ingredients. Meanwhile, their older ones can explore new dishes and experiment on their own.
Every week, children take on a variety of experiences and challenges such as meal-planning, food preparation, food cultures, etiquette, presentations, and termly Community Involvement projects. This does not only get them to enjoy cooking but help them in their overall development.
- School Visits/Corporate Workshops
- Programs are designed for all ages
- Weekly self-savy program
- Healthy and delicious meals
The Little Things is applauded for their hands-on approach especially because the classes primarily cater to kids. Not only do the kids enjoy their experiences in the kitchen, but the parents are also delighted with the programs and all the healthy meals served. A client has left this review:
“Wow, 1 term has gone fast! We love the attentive nature of the teachers, the fun environment, the learning, the simple recipes, the interaction, the follow-up emails for feedback, and especially the photos! All in all, great class. This is Kayla’s favourite class out of all her enrichment classes!”
9. Tools of the Trade
|BEST FOR||Wide range of cooking classes for different cuisines|
|ADDRESS||2 Tampines Central 5, #02-14 Singapore 529509
3 Temasek Blvd, #02-427 Singapore 038983
|CONTACT DETAILS||+65 6219 7077/+65 6238 1578 | [email protected]|
|OPERATING HOURS||Fri-Sat: 11:00am – 9:30pm | Sun-Thu 11:00am – 9:00pm|
Tools of the Trade is a one-stop culinary destination for anyone who cooks, bakes or hosts. You can enjoy classes and workshops from any of their two locations— Century Square and Suntec.
Both of their stores feature state-of-the-art facilities where you can explore an extensive range of dishes and improve your skills in the kitchen.
The company offers a comprehensive set of classes, showcasing different authentic dishes from all over the world. From their website alone, you can select the type of cuisine you wanted to learn, level of difficulty, specific chef to be trained under, and all other specifics that will lead you to the class most suited for you.
- Affordable classes
- Authentic and signature recipes
- Fun-filled activities
- Premium quality cookware
10. Allspice Institute
|BEST FOR||Japanese and Chinese cuisine, Baking and Pastry classes|
|ADDRESS||BLK 162, #07-3545 Bukit Merah Central, Singapore 150162|
|CONTACT DETAILS||65 6276 0760 / +65 6377 9303/ +65 9880 6183|
|OPERATING HOURS||Mon-Fri (8:30am – 6pm); Sat (9:00am – 12:30pm)|
Allspice Institute features not only cooking and baking but also programs on hospitality, teambuilding and shipyard safety which are vital in preparing their students for the professional world of global cuisine & hospitality.
Their cooking classes primarily focus on Japanese cuisine, coupled with some short programs on Peranakan cooking workshops. These classes come in different levels— beginner, intermediate, and advanced.
Each of their cooking and baking classes include topics on Basic Food Safety, Hygiene and Sanitation for an overall kitchen experience.
- Comprehensive cooking and baking programs
- Expert chefs
- Offers e-learning facilities
AllSpice Institute does not only promote cooking as a hobby but they actually prepare their students for the real and actual chef responsibilities that will bring them to an international kitchen. Here’s just one of the many testimonials from their previous students.
“Studying at Allspice Institute is like a big family to me. The teachers and Chefs helped me a lot. Before I came to Singapore, I do not know anything about cooking- but now after successfully completing the course, I feel very happy and more confident as I can cook, bake for my friends, and also find good jobs in fine dining restaurants like Novus, and huge professional kitchens like SATS”
11. Coriander Leaf
|BEST FOR||Asian cuisine|
|ADDRESS||#02-01 Chijmes, 30 Victoria Street, Singapore 187 996
12 Ann Siang Road, Singapore 069 692
|CONTACT DETAILS||Coriander Leaf (Chijmes)
+65 6837 0142/+65 9390 2162 | [email protected]
Coriander Leaf (Ann Siang)
+65 6222 7276/+65 8302 8366 | [email protected]
|OPERATING HOURS||Coriander Leaf (Chijmes)
Mon – Fri 12pm – 2:30pm (closed on PH)
Dinner: Mon – Sat 6pm – 10:30pm (last order 10:30pm)
Coriander Leaf (Ann Siang)
Mon – Thu 5:30pm – 11pm
Fri – Sat 5:30pm – 1am
Closed on Public Holidays & Sundays
If you are interested to know what unique dishes other Asian countries take pride in you should not miss out on the cooking classes offered by Coriander Leaf. These classes feature different cuisines of some Asian countries like Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, India, Lebanon, etc.
A one day class normally creates 6-8 dishes from a single choice of country and costs an average of $160.00.
Everyday, they strive to create unique and innovative twists to these traditional dishes so each class will have a whole new level of flavors.
So, if you want to explore dishes from your neighboring countries without having to visit them one by one, maybe you can start by enrolling in some of the cooking classes offered by Coriander Leaf.
12. Palate Sensations
|BEST FOR||Broad spectrum of cuisines, patisserie and baking|
|ADDRESS||Chromos #01-03 10 Biopolis Road, Singapore 138670|
|CONTACT DETAILS||+65 64789746 | [email protected]|
Whether you choose to enhance your skills in cookery or baking, Palate Sensations guarantee to provide you with a comprehensive set of programs exclusively managed by some of the best professional chefs in the country.
Their cooking classes are heavily influenced by both local and foreign cuisines so not only will you improve your skills in the kitchen but you will also get to experience and taste different dishes from all over the world.
Each session runs for 3 hours on the average and some may come in one or multi-sessions, depending on the depth of lesson you would like to enroll in.
- Basic and intensive courses
- Worldly known dishes
- Hands-on professional chefs
“Great place to learn cooking and baking! The kitchen is awesome as it is clean, modern and well equipped. Many different type of courses available here from cooking to baking. Many SkillsFuture courses here too. The instructor for Chinese cuisine was really great – very patient and gives very clear step by step instructions.”
13. Ti Yan Academy
|BEST FOR||Art of French cuisine|
If you’re looking for a class that will help you learn different French-inspired delicacies from the comforts of your home and without time restrictions, Ti Yan Academy’s the one for you!
Master recipes ranging from simple to difficult, with easy to follow cooking videos and academic textbooks provided just for you. It doesn’t matter if you’re doing it for leisure or a career change, Ti Yan Academy will make sure you’ll be able to grasp all the technicalities and professional rules slowly and with careful precision.
Ti Yan Academy offers express and professional formulas to choose from for when you decide if you want to take it easy or not. Have everything at the tip of your fingers and a click of a mouse, what you want, you’ll surely get, only if you try out Ti Yan Academy’s classes, all of which are at $28 to start.
- Step-by-step videos provided
- Quantity of serving can be adjusted or changed
- Certified authentication on French cuisines for future use
That’s it for our list of the places that provide the best cooking classes in Singapore! These are the spots where you can learn the most, whether you’re an amateur or professional already.
Have you already chosen which class would you like to take? Share it with us and tell us why you decided to try it.
After you’ve learned new recipes, you may also need some new kitchen cookware, so check out our roundups of the best of them… such as the list of the best Dutch ovens in Singapore! With a large one, you can prepare several servings for a festive celebration!