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A recipe for the perfect culinary vacation? We think so. Come learn to cook one of the world's great cuisines on one of Southeast Asia's most beutiful tropical islands, in a relaxed convivial atmosphere.

While a visit to Samui will seem paradisiacal, SITCA's curriculum is down-to-earth, comprehensive and above all, enjoyable! Our chefs are Thai experts with years of experience and a love of their art. Whether avid home cook or aspiring professional, you will learn all the skills you need to cook one of Asia's most varied and fascinating cuisines.

If your interest is simply in learning more about what goes into Thai dishes in order to enhance your knowledge and enjoyment when dining out, don't hesitate to join us. Whatever your aspirations, whatever your level, because our classes are kept very small, your individual needs will be addressed with as much attention as you require.

Samui Institute of Thai Culinary Art's modem facility and curriculum are designed to meet the fast-growing international demand for qualified teaching of the world renowned art of Thai cooking and related culinary skills.

Classes are taught by Thai professionals with many years experience working in five-star hotels and fine restaurants.

SITCA is also a one-stop source for the complete range of dried herbs and roots, spices, pastes & sauces needed to produce authentic Thai cuisine. We also carry an excellent selection of cookbooks and hard-to-find accessories. We take pleasure in giving information about the variety of ingredients and implements on sale, and how to use them.