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Cancún: Cooking Class and Market Tour with Transportation

Product ID: 230237
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Discover the secrets of Mexican cuisine with a half-day culinary tour that features a hands-on cooking lesson. Experience the local market with your chef-guide and pick up some fresh ingredients, then head to the private kitchen for your cooking class.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Instructor
Spanish, English, French
Booklets
English

Pick-up service

Your hotel within the Cancun Metropolitan Area and hotel zone. Pickup from Riviera Maya is available for an extra fee.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Cook your own handmade tortillas and sopes
  • Learn the secrets of Mexican cuisine under the direction of an expert chef
  • Visit a traditional market and learn to choose the best ingredients for Mexican recipes
  • Learn how to make margaritas in a classic Mexican restaurant
  • Enjoy the dishes you have cooked afterwards
Full description
Taking a cooking class is no doubt one of the best things to do in Cancún. After getting picked up from your hotel, head straight to one of busiest markets in Cancún with your chef. Delight your senses as you stroll through different food sections and immerse yourself in the scents of different herbs, vegetables, meat and seafood. Your chef will show you how to choose the freshest items for your cooking class.

Once you arrive at the venue, refreshments, fresh fruit and water or coffee will be provided. The venue provides an intimate setting at one of the best Mexican restaurants in Cancún which opened more than 40 years ago. Spend the next 3 hours learning the tricks behind great Mexican traditional cooking and the origins of each dish. Experience a real Mexican kitchen using traditional tools like molcajete (stone mortar), comal (flat griddle) and clay pots.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking local chef
  • Local market tour
  • Continental breakfast
  • 4-course meal
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and tea
  • Alcoholic drinks
What’s Not Included
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Please advise of any dietary or alcohol restrictions before the tour.
• Vegan options are available on request.
• Transportation from Playa del Carmen and Riviera Maya is available for $15 per person, to be payed upon pickup.