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Host: Air

Chiang Mai, Thailand

USD
$30-$60 per person

Thai Home Dinner

Host offerings
  • House
  • Home cook
  • Pets
  • Vegetarian
  • Alcohol
  • Transportation
  • Cooking class
  • Market visit
  • Food tour

Meet Air

Air is a Chiang Mai local who loves cooking and sharing his Thai culture. He brings to life traditional Thai dishes for his guests from around the world. Air has a lot of experience hosting travelers. Prior to hosting meals in his home, Air worked in the travel industry and has experience working at multiple restaurants, which has helped shaped the inspirational flavors that Air brings to his dishes. The exciting thing about Air’s meals is that his dish styles can’t be found in restaurants, they are unique to Chiang Mai and Air's creative culinary style.

What to expect

Please note menu might vary. If there are particular dishes you are interested in trying, please include your request in the booking form.

In-home meal: (1-6 guests) Join your host Air at his home in Chiang Mai for a Thai home-cooked meal. You will enjoy dishes such as Gang Kiew Waan, a delicious green curry that Air has perfected. Air also will be making an inspiring Peak Gai Thord Samunprai, Gang Jued, Chang Mai Larb, and Khao Saui. These are not your basic Thai restaurant dishes, but local Chiang Mai’s favorites that Air and many local residents love to eat!

Cooking experience: (1-5 guests) Join your host Air at his home kitchen to learn to cook a traditional Thai meal that has been perfected over the years. Your Thai cooking class will last about an hour during which you will learn to make three different dishes. You will learn to cook dishes such as Gang Kiew Waan Gai, Peak Gai Thord Samunprai, and Gang Jued. Enjoy learning about the tips and techniques that make Thai cooking a global favorite before you sit down at the table to share the meal you helped prepare with Air.

Notes: - Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required. - Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking. - No alcohol is served, however Air welcomes you to bring your own alcohol is you like.

Languages spoken: Thai, English

Sample menu

This is just a sample menu to give you an idea of the types of dishes the host cooks. Your menu will vary according to seasonal availability.
  • Gang Kiew Waan Gai: Traditional Thai green curry with chicken
  • Peak Gai Thord Samunprai: Fried Thai-style chicken wings
  • Gang Jued: Clear soup with tofu and/or mixed vegetable with chicken or minced pork
  • Chiang Mai Larb: Stir fried minced pork with herbs and spices northern style and fresh vegetable side dish
  • Khao Suai: Steamed Thai rice

Traveler reviews

This is a new host who does not yet have any reviews. You can see reviews of our other Chiang Mai Traveling Spoon experiences on TripAdvisor:
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Air

$30-$60 USD

per person
100% VETTED
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  • 100% satisfaction guarantee or your money back
  • Free cancellation up to 48 hours in advance
  • Credit card is not charged until the host confirms your booking
  • Private experience
Pricing (per person)*
1 person 2-4 ppl 5+ ppl
In-Home Meal
$45 $38 $30
Cooking Experience + Meal
$60 $50 $39
*Does not include 3% payment processing fee applied at checkout.
1 person 2-4 people 5+ people
In-Home Meal
$45 $38 $30
Cooking Experience + Meal
$60 $50 $39
*Does not include 3% payment processing fee applied at checkout.
Experience Timings
Lunch Dinner
In-Home Meal
6:30pm-8:30pm
Cooking Experience+ Meal
7:00pm-9:00pm

Meet Air

Air is a Chiang Mai local who loves cooking and sharing his Thai culture. He brings to life traditional Thai dishes for his guests from around the world. Air has a lot of experience hosting travelers. Prior to hosting meals in his home, Air worked in the travel industry and has experience working at multiple restaurants, which has helped shaped the inspirational flavors that Air brings to his dishes. The exciting thing about Air’s meals is that his dish styles can’t be found in restaurants, they are unique to Chiang Mai and Air's creative culinary style.

What to expect

Please note menu might vary. If there are particular dishes you are interested in trying, please include your request in the booking form.

In-home meal: (1-6 guests) Join your host Air at his home in Chiang Mai for a Thai home-cooked meal. You will enjoy dishes such as Gang Kiew Waan, a delicious green curry that Air has perfected. Air also will be making an inspiring Peak Gai Thord Samunprai, Gang Jued, Chang Mai Larb, and Khao Saui. These are not your basic Thai restaurant dishes, but local Chiang Mai’s favorites that Air and many local residents love to eat!

Cooking experience: (1-5 guests) Join your host Air at his home kitchen to learn to cook a traditional Thai meal that has been perfected over the years. Your Thai cooking class will last about an hour during which you will learn to make three different dishes. You will learn to cook dishes such as Gang Kiew Waan Gai, Peak Gai Thord Samunprai, and Gang Jued. Enjoy learning about the tips and techniques that make Thai cooking a global favorite before you sit down at the table to share the meal you helped prepare with Air.

Notes: - Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required. - Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking. - No alcohol is served, however Air welcomes you to bring your own alcohol is you like.

Languages spoken: Thai, English

Sample menu

This is just a sample menu to give you an idea of the types of dishes the host cooks. Your menu will vary according to seasonal availability.
  • Gang Kiew Waan Gai: Traditional Thai green curry with chicken
  • Peak Gai Thord Samunprai: Fried Thai-style chicken wings
  • Gang Jued: Clear soup with tofu and/or mixed vegetable with chicken or minced pork
  • Chiang Mai Larb: Stir fried minced pork with herbs and spices northern style and fresh vegetable side dish
  • Khao Suai: Steamed Thai rice

Traveler reviews

This is a new host who does not yet have any reviews. You can see reviews of our other Chiang Mai Traveling Spoon experiences on TripAdvisor:
Pricing (per person)*
1 person 2-4 ppl 5+ ppl
In-Home Meal
$45 $38 $30
Cooking Experience + Meal
$60 $50 $39
*Does not include 3% payment processing fee applied at checkout.
1 person 2-4 people 5+ people
In-Home Meal
$45 $38 $30
Cooking Experience + Meal
$60 $50 $39
*Does not include 3% payment processing fee applied at checkout.
Experience Timings
Lunch Dinner
In-Home Meal
6:30pm-8:30pm
Cooking Experience+ Meal
7:00pm-9:00pm
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