If you were wondering where you could learn to cook the sundubu jjigae (soft tofu stew) or the spicy jjukkumi bokkeum (stir-fried webfoot octopus) sold at Park Seroi’s restaurant on the JTBC drama Itaewon Class (2020), look no further. Below are places where you can learn to make the various dishes featured in famous Korean movies and dramas, as well as popular Korean desserts and more.
Kitchen Studio Simple
This is a “self-kitchen” and party room designed to look and feel cozy and homey. They offer cooking classes teaching participants to cook dishes seen on dramas and movies, and the menu changes every month. A food stylist will help you choose the theme of the food you want to learn.
Sky Villa #102, 24, Hakdong-ro 19gil
At cooking classes with Lee Jong-im, master of Korean home cooking, you can learn to cook traditional Korean food as well as unique and modern reinterpretations of traditional dishes. Strip loin steak seasoned with a special sauce, and samsaekjeon are among the many things you can learn and taste. Programs include 1-day seasonal cooking, and cooking class for foreigners.
Hyundaicard Cooking Library
A world of gastronomy that fills everyday life with inspiration under the theme of “Cooking”. Hyundai Card Cooking Library in Apgujeong-dong is a place where you can enjoy cooking classes by famous chefs, cooking as well as casual dining in a library filled with 10,000+ food-related books.
46, Apgujeong-ro 46-gil