Join Chef Surya for a tour of historic Jimbaran fish markets and watch the local fishermen unload the morning's catch from their traditional jukung boats, before returning to Jala. Enjoy hands-on learning in a state-of-the-art facility and discover secret local cooking techniques. Other regional Indonesian classes are also available including Sumatran, Javanese and Sulawesian menus.
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Monday – Saturday
9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Experience Bali’s Heritage

  • Jimbaran Bay Cooking Academy kitchen with stainless steel appliances, black marble counters, large windows
    Dedicated Space

    Housed within its own building, the Jala Cooking Academy features state-of-the-art appliances in an air-conditioned kitchen.

  • Chef in white uniform squeezes lime on large kitchen knife over dish, next to heads of fresh lettuce and whole peppers
    Learn from a Pro

    Our Jala chef leads all of our classes.

  • Hyperlocal Ingredients

    Tour our vibrant herb and vegetable gardens in the Resort’s on-site garden.

  • Chef oversees family’s cooking class at Four Seasons
    Family Cooking Class

    Our hands-on lesson in the art of Balinese dessert making is delicious fun for the whole family, including a dedicated class with the pastry chef.

  • Jala Cooking Academy Open Air Pavilion
    Jala Dinner

    Watch our Jala team cook their favourite local recipes fresh-to-order at a nightly à la carte dinner. The seafood-themed menu is inspired by and sourced from Jimbaran's famous fish markets. Savour dishes such as fresh fish cooked pepes-style, seafood salad and grilled prawns in Balinese spices.



  • Optional tour of the Jimbaran Fish Market (9:00 am)
  • Classes conducted in English
  • Prepare and enjoy a five-course lunch
  • Daily rotating traditional menus
  • Maximum 8 participants
  • Suitable for novice and experienced chefs alike
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