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Puerto Vallarta Cooking Class: Market Tour, Lesson and Tastings provided by Cookin' Vallarta

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Puerto Vallarta Cooking Class: Market Tour, Lesson and Tastings

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Experience each step of meal creation—from shopping at an open-air market to visiting a tortilla factory—in this comprehensive Mexican cooking class. Then, learn recipes and culinary tips you can’t discover on your own by working with a master chef to create a robust, personalized meal. Finally, indulge in your creations, as well as tequila and mezcal, while enjoying the company of your classmates.
  • Learn to cook a traditional Mexican meal and enjoy the fruits of your labor
  • A guide leads you through the otherwise overwhelming food market
  • Transport is provided from two convenient departure points
  • A small-group environment ensures individual attention from the instructor
Important Information
Departure Point
Galerias Vallarta, Av. Francisco Medina Ascencio 2920, Educación, 48338 Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional chef as your host (multilingual)
  • Guided tour of the market
  • Full Meal, Purified Water
  • Tequila and Mezcal tasting
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • 3 courses meal
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age to drink alcohol is 21 years
  • We are subject to the freshness of the produces in the market, therefore, all menus can be modified by the Chef without previous notification.
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Note: Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Please Let us know about Food Allergies, Food restrictions or Mobility issues
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Tammy W wrote a review 12 Jul
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We loved this cooking class and will totally be coming back. Chef Enrique totally went out of his way for us and we appreciate all we learned. The food was great and he allowed me to ask TONS of questions. :)
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Dteschler wrote a review Apr 2020
Stillwater, Minnesota15 contributions
This cooking class package was fantastic. It was wide ranging & Informative: * market tour & purchasing * travel coordination * knowledgable guides & chef * food preparation & cooking * Fun interactions - staff & participants * great recipes We di cooking & food class
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Date of experience: March 2020
Gayle E wrote a review Apr 2020
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Enrique's cooking class was a highlight of my trip to Puerto Vallarta. It wasn't only a cooking class, it was a lesson AT the market on how to choose good fruits and vegetables with many Mexican stories attached to each lesson. After our market tour and purchasing the groceries
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Date of experience: March 2020
Sandra D wrote a review Mar 2020
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It was a day packed with learning. From making the right food choices to detailed Mexican cooking techniques all was broken down into easy steps. The staff was welcoming. The atmosphere was laid back and easy going. The chefs was a master teacher! And most importantly I now
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Date of experience: March 2020
Tom S wrote a review Mar 2020
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You will learn so much about the Mexican food culture, how to pick the right foods at a local market to enjoy later and a hands on how to prepare a meal in a small causal setting. Enrique and his team are all totally involved in making this an outstanding experience. I would
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Date of experience: March 2020
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By: Cookin' Vallarta
One of the BEST!!!
This was one of the best trip activies ever! Chef Enrique and his team are knowledgeable and wonderful people. Sh
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great cooking experience
Great fun and wonderful food we prepared. Enrique is a great chef. Bruno is a wealth of knowledge about local produ
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Great experience!!
This is my second class with Cookin’ Vallarta. I loved it! Such a great way to spend the day exploring the market
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Great taco tour
Super tour of the back streets and taco stands of Puerto Vallarta. Bruno our tour guide was very knowledgeable and
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Cooking Vallarta - Amazing!
I signed four of us for our first cooking class in PV. Though one could not make it, the other three of us had an a
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Great hospitality!
Great day with Enrique and crew! Highly recommend for any foodies visiting Puerto Vallarta. Learned much about lo
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Robin S
super fun activity for rainy day
We got to see the original market place and gather the ingredients for our menu-- it was amazing to see and we trie
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Sonia P
Cooking Class Extrodinare!
Excellent experience, fun and learned so much about the Mexican cuisine. Also enjoyed shopping at the market for fr
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Taco Tour on Steroids
David was our tour guide. It was clear he is passionate about his home town. The “real” taco joints we visited and
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Claire O
Highlight of our week
When we travel we love to see our new world through the lense of local people. This was an excellent way to accompl
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Mexico CookingClass
Went on this cooking experience.We did the shopping first at local market where we actually tried some of the local
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Best Taco Tour in PV
This was a very fun evening and tasty adventure. Enrique is a wealth of knowledge on Mexico and the food culture i
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Cooking class and visit to local market
I learned a lot about shopping for items in the market. He reviewed some items we did not buy but will be useful i
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Would visit Enrique every time we are in PV
this was a thoroughly enjoyable experience, from wandering through the market and learning how to select just the r
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Larysa P
Great way to spend a day with friends
I took this class with my adult daughter. We had lots of fun. Visited local market, learned all about tacos, ate so
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  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, French, Spanish
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