The Finest Cooking Workshops in Singapore

The Finest Cooking Workshops in Singapore


Allspice Institute

ServicesJapanese and Peranakan Cooking Classes
Price Range 
Contact Details+65 6276 0760
+65 6377 9303
+65 9880 6183
AddressBLK 162, #07-3545 Bukit Merah Central, Singapore 150162

Allspice Institute offers training in hospitality, team development, and shipyard safety, all of which are essential in preparing students for careers in global cuisine and hospitality. They provide Japanese cooking classes as well as Peranakan culinary workshops in short programs. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced classes are available. Food safety, hygiene, and sanitation are emphasized in their cooking and baking classes.


  • Expert chefs
  • Offers e-learning facilities
Customer Review

Had a lovely training session at the institute last year. Chefs are friendly and willing to share tips and knowledge. – Katherine Lim

You will be guided by trained and very qualified chefs who gladly share their knowledge and tips with you. Every staff is friendly and approachable. Highly recommended. – Suriani Abu

The facility is good, friendly staff and chef share tips to make cake or bread in good texture. Happy to be at Allspice. – Nadirah Sulaiman


Commune Kitchen

ServicesAffordable, Hands-on cooking classes – Traditional Chinese Dumplings, Xiao Long Bao, Gluten-free Dumplings, Middle-Eastern, Indian, Thai, Vegetarian, Indian, and other Asian cuisines, Corporate Team Building Cooking Classes, Private Cooking Classes
Price Range 130SGD/person 
Contact Details+65 8821 4805
AddressCommune Kitchen, 6A Shenton Way, Level 3, 
#03-02/03, OUE Downtown Gallery S068815 
(near Tanjong Pagar MRT) 

Commune Kitchen is a fully accredited culinary school with a reputation for providing inexpensive, hands-on culinary experiences. Chef Payal Thakurani, who has been in the field since 2012, is in charge. Chef Thakurani is a culinary expert as well as the author of the best-selling cookbook “Curries for the Soul.” She’s been a foodie since she was a child and believes that food is essential in bringing families together.

Taiwanese cookery, traditional Sri Lankan cuisine, the art of Xiao Long Bao, Indian curries, and other delicacies are among the classes offered by her cooks, who are pleasant and welcoming.
Popular cooking classes also include traditional Chinese dumplings, gluten-free dumplings, and middle-eastern, and are sought after by both locals and tourists alike.

All courses are taught by professional chefs in a state-of-the-art kitchen in Downtown Gallery. Participants are split into small groups into individual stations with plenty of room for hands-on cooking and practicing. Apart from weekly cooking classes, Commune Kitchen also accepts bookings for corporate team building sessions and private cooking sessions for up to 24 people.


  • Affordable, hands-on courses
  • Easy-to-follow instructions
Customer Review

All our colleagues are very happy and truly enjoyed ourselves! Worth coming with your colleagues for team bonding or friends/family just to have fun! – YJ

The gluten-free dumplings cooking class is a lot of fun! The instructor chef Payal is incredibly informative and skilled and does a great job of making sure everyone has dumplings to eat at the end of the class. Highly recommend! – Rachel Tan

Great fun! Very enjoyable cookery class. Clearly explained and work as a small team per station. If you want to learn how to cook properly, become more adventurous and the food tastes delicious, come here. – SW

ServicesHealthy Food
Price Range 
Address75E Loewen Rd S’pore 248845

Are you looking for cooking ideas? Carrotsticks & Cravings is a safe refuge for healthy eating. Terri-Anne owns a Singapore-based business and is an enthusiastic Australian ex-pat who enjoys cooking. She has a wide range of recipes, from breakfast to dinner and everything in between. Vegan and gluten-free alternatives, as well as snacks and drinks, are all included.


  • Accessible online cookbook
  • Healthy sets of food
Customer Review

One of my fave cafes to chill at on weekends! The outdoor seating by the river is lovely, and the food options are great. Everything tastes really fresh and nutritious. – BX

First time trying this outlet after a previous enjoyable visit to their Dempsey outlet. The quality does not differ! Thoroughly enjoyed their excellent, hearty, and wholesome breakfast items. Service is also good and water was available while waiting for my food to be ready. Great for a post-workout stop. – Wan Jiun Tay


Food Playground

ServicesSingapore cultural cooking classes
Price Range 
Contact Details+65 9452 3669
Address24A Sago Street, Singapore 059020

Food Playground was established in 2012, and according to Tripadvisor, it is the best cooking school in Singapore. This multi-award-winning school promotes traditional Singaporean cuisine to tourists looking for a cultural experience. After going on adventurous tours in South America and Southeast Asia, Daniel, the founder, was motivated to launch the school. In a distant place, he found that food is really important. Food Playground’s purpose is to help people connect with their neighbors and learn about their culture.


  • Offers a cultural immersion experience for travelers and expatriates
  • Hand-on cooking experience
Customer Review

It was a fun session to learn how to cook Italian. The instructors were nice and friendly. No worries if you do not know how to cook as recipes were given and guidance provided every step of the way. – Winifred Tan

We had a wonderful cooking class with Theresa! Loved her bubbly demeanor and helpful instruction. Nice bonus: meeting a diverse range of participants from many different backgrounds. A fantastic experience all around! – Kelvin Lim

Loved it!! Guys, go check it out. We made the most amazing food and had the greatest time. Helen our guide shared her love and passion with us. – Jeremy De Leon


Cookery Magic

ServicesAuthentic Asian Cooking Classes
Price Range 
Contact Details+65 9665 6831
Address117 Fidelio Street Singapore 458492

Cookery Magic is the ideal destination for individuals interested in learning local delicacies and other original Asian recipes. The restaurant hosts daily culinary workshops, so anyone interested can attend at any time. This culinary lesson in Singapore is ideal for those who wish to learn a new skill that they can take home as a keepsake.


  • Corporate classes
  • Private and online cooking classes
Customer Review

The experience of cooking in an open-air kitchen is just magical coming from somewhere where these things don’t exist. Would definitely take another class if I go back to Singapore. – Zara Jay

We’ve done two classes with Ruqxana now and have loved both of them. We especially enjoyed her satay & laksa class. We’re big fans of this style of food and can’t wait to wow our friends and family with some of the fab dishes she taught us. – Justin Blackford

A brilliant time with both my parents. Ruqxana is very welcoming, warm, helpful, and knowledgeable. Thoroughly enjoyed our Singapore seafood session. – Abdullah Hussain

Finest Cooking Workshop in Singapore

Palate Sensations Culinary School

ServicesUpgrading professional skills and advancing level cuisine
Price Range 
Contact Details+65 6478 9746
AddressChromos #01-03, 10 Biopolis Road, Singapore 138670

Palate Sensations was founded by Lynette Foo in her home in 2005. Foo, a registered instructor with the Ministry of Education (MOE), holds a Diplome de Cuisine (French Cuisine) and an Asian pastry diploma from the Bakery Industry Training College (BITC), among other credentials. She is supported by a highly qualified and experienced team whose purpose is to provide students with ideas and practices that will help them improve their abilities. Beginners are welcome at Palate Sensations, which also offers chef’s classes.


  • Latest equipment
  • Utensils are provided
Customer Review

It was a great experience at Palate sensation! Attended the Korean Everyday cooking taught by chef Randell. The place was easy to find and the facilities look new. – Pengrong Huang

A private cooking session with Chef Randal for a birthday celebration. He is awesome and we had a great time. Great bonding time with my family. – Lov C

Fabulous truffle-making class with Cynthia. I now fully appreciate the work that goes into making truffles! – Greg Carter


The Little Things

ServicesSelf-Savvy™ Programme
The first of its kind – a weekly program for 4-12-year-olds. 2-hours weekly, drop-off. A complete experience, incorporating a variety of culinary styles & techniques. Children are taken on an experiential journey each week, with a new recipe.
Holiday Workshops
From fine to fancy. All sorts of sweet & savory treats!
Have a break & spend it with us, creating your own treats & meals. From Nasi Lemak to Swiss Rolls, we make them all! Both drop-offs and parent-accompanied sessions are available.
 Toddler Playgroup
Our newest program…For the tiniest ones among us!
Every toddler knows, loves, and yearns to play with food!
A drop-off program 3x weekly, 2 hours each time.
 Birthday Parties & Playdates
Play with your food? Why not! Give us a date & time, and the (birthday) kiddo’s favorite recipe. We’ll advise and do the rest!
 School Outreach (Enrichment)
Take the love of learning with food to your schools.
As an enrichment vendor, we bring our Self-Savvy Programme and customize it to individual schools.
 External Programmes
Yup, we can come to you! A public event in a mall, a private party in your own home, a company family day. We’ll set up a mini kitchen for your little ones anywhere!
Price Range $40 – $80
Contact Details+65 6456 3140
Address244N Upper Thomson Road

The Little Things was founded in 2013 by Valerie Lee and Emily Yeo, both of whom have great passion and experience in Education and Food. They have pioneered the wave of cooking and baking with kids, and have since grown their cozy cooking studio in their Upper Thomson premise, from which they mainly operate. For the past 5 years, they have garnered the support of numerous families who identified with the seemingly radical – yet simple – idea of cooking with children in a safe, healthy environment!

To date, The Little Things has developed their signature Self-Savvy™ weekly classes with a steady enrolment of children, curates regular special workshops for both parent-and-child as well as drop-off classes, and receives a very favorable following of sign-ups for private parties and birthday parties. Their Self-Savvy™ program has been adapted across different organizations and educational institutions, as they customize it to participate in various school, corporate and charity projects.


  • Programs are designed for all ages
  • Healthy and delicious meals
  • School Visits/Corporate Workshops
Customer Review

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D’Open Kitchen

ServicesCorporate team building events
Price Range 
Contact Details+65 8228 6217
AddressAnson Rd, 10 International Plaza, Singapore 079903

D’Open Kitchen has hosted a fun-filled team-building event for over 30,000 people to date. Trish Yee, a bento artist, culinary consultant, and recipe developer launched the company in 2014. She is supported by a professional team of chefs who are experts in a range of cuisines. D’Open Kitchen provides classes for both individuals and groups. Companies that join up for team building can choose from a variety of interesting activities.


  • Bonding sessions
  • New techniques
Customer Review

We had a great time! It was a warm and homely experience with all the bells and whistles of a professional kitchen. Great folks too. – Glen Ong

First time cooking with my colleagues and turned out really fun! We did the amazing race and had to cook 3 dishes and buy ingredients for our main course. Challenging yet interesting. Good to see everyone working together. – Rockswood

Had our retreat session with D’Open Kitchen. Claire was such a lovely lady and was very detailed in her explanation of the dishes. Was very helpful too in helping the teams to complete their dishes! Good job! Highly recommended! – Syed Jufri


Let’s Go Cook Singapore

ServicesCooking classes focused on local food
Price Range 
Contact Details+65 90014266
AddressBlock 462 Crawford Lane 01-57 Singapore 190462

Let’s Go Cook Singapore will show you how to make Laksa, Fried Hokkien (Mee) Noodles, Nasi Lemak, Curry Fish Head, Chilli Crab, and Ondeh-ondeh, Kueh Dada, among other local dishes. Let’s Go Cook Singapore is led by a team of skilled chefs that are warm, outgoing, and pleasant, with years of experience educating locals, ex-pats, and foreigners. This is a fantastic culinary workshop for everyone, regardless of their background or goals.


  • Competitive pricing
Customer Review

Had fun. The tour part was lengthy but the tour guide has lots of experience talking about fun facts and the history of Singapore. The cooking class is great with tons of hands-on and the food turned out very nice. The chef is interactive and really had lots of fun. Used my rediscovery voucher here! – Seaz


Brettschneider’s Baking & Cooking School

ServicesBaking and Pastry making
Price Range 
Contact Details+65 6463 5508
Address1 Greendale Avenue, Singapore 289495

Dean Brettschneider is a well-known professional baker and patissier around the world. He has written 12 cookbooks and served as a judge on various television shows. Brettschneider’s Baking and Cooking School, backed by a team of specialists, is currently where he shares his passion for baking. Chef Jenna White previously worked at Singapore’s National Museum’s Flute’s Restaurant. She held the position of Executive Pastry Chef. Jay Soh, who has over 15 years of expertise in the hospitality industry, is another expert.


  • Studio rental
  • Online shop
Customer Review

Attending baking classes at Brettschneider’s is always an enjoyable and fruitful experience. Friendly, knowledgeable, and professional chefs, coupled with super delicious lunch (good wine included), tea time, and yummilicious end products to bring home. Personally, I feel it is the best baking school in Singapore! Looking forward to more new classes/recipes in the future. – Evi Y

Frequently Asked Questions


What is a cooking workshop?

Learning how to prepare unfamiliar foods and foodstuffs. Food preservation, meal, and budget planning suggestions. Kitchen skills—Most chefs ask guests to participate in the meal preparation process. The advantage of food tasting is that you can test it before you buy it.

What do you expect in cooking class?

Gastronomic arts, like science, philosophy, and even literature, are based on centuries of meal preparation traditions. Cooking classes can provide students with a broad introduction to the arts or in-depth training in a specific gourmet skill.

What do you need for a cooking class?

Locate the Correct Equipment. You’ll need enough pots, pans, bowls, and knives to cook the foods you’re presenting if your culinary sessions are large demonstrations. If your cooking class will be hands-on, make sure you have enough of these things to satisfy the number of students you expect.

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