Make the most out of your local experience in provincial Laos with a spontaneous cooking session at Sofitel Luang Prabang! Learn the food basics as well as its significance to the town's exotic identity. Be guided through a detailed, step-by-step procedures by a professional yet friendly local English speaking staff in the kitchen. In this activity, begin the day early as you meet with your chef at a central location in Luang Prabang. Channel your inner local as you walk past World Heritage-listed buildings and temples en route to the farmers' market. Whether you're traveling solo in a private or small group, your guide is there to help you pick out the freshest ingredients, produce, and meat you'll be cooking up for a delectable meal. After an hour or so, you'll take a brief stop for breakfast at the Governor's Grill, a tented restaurant located at the Hotel Sofitel, which is a boutique accommodation originally built as the French governor's residence in the early 1900s. Your 2-hour cooking class takes place here under the guidance of the chef. Be greeted with your fellow classmates and don't hesitate to make friends along the way! Learn to prepare a 4-course lunch of traditional Lao and Luang Prabang dishes via hands-on experience. At mid-day, relax with a celebration of eating your masterpeices in an idyllic setting alongside a spectacular view of the lush vegetation from the hotel. You will receive a copy of the recipes so you can take a piece of Luang Prabang with you wherever you go.