Classes & Catering

Fall 2017 Thai Cooking Classes

At the Thai Basil Restaurant, Chef-Owner Nongkran Daks also teaches how to make authentic Thai dishes right at home. Classes are small, to the extent possible hands-on,  and held on weekend afternoons from 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm.  Tuition, $70. per person, per session,  includes instruction, recipes, ingredients, a dinner consisting of the dishes prepared and every effort to ensure you have a great time.

The restaurant is located at 14511-P Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, Chantilly, VA 20151, ph 703-631-8277.  (For more information on the restaurant, see

To enroll, e-mail and let Nong know the date or dates of the classes you are interested in, your name and e-mail and phone contact.  If more than one person wishes to take a class, if possible provide names and their contact information.  Nong will then either confirm your place or let you know you are on a waiting list.  If confirmed, she will forward you an enrollment form and information on payment.  Refunds are available until 14 days before class begins.

(Saturday or Sunday, October 21 or 22)

Old-fashioned Thai Fried Rice with Chicken, Basil and Crispy Shallots

Vermicelli and Napa Cabbage Soup

Steamed Pandanus Custard (Pandanus – used in Southeast Asia as vanilla is in the West)

( Sunday, November 5)

Drunken Spaghetti with Seafood Combo

 Fresh Corn Salad in Thai Chili Sauce

Lemongrass Chicken Soup (Tom Yum Gai)

(Sunday, November 12) – Veterans Day  weekend

Panang Beef Curry

Stir -fried Chinese Okra with Shrimp

Vermicelli Salad with Chicken

(Saturday or Sunday, November 18 or 19)

Fresh Egg Noodles Stir-Fried with Chicken, Shrimp and Thai Chili Sauce

Jiaozi (Chinese Dumplings) with Garlic Chives

Crazy Cake – (A Thai coconut dessert or snack)