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Meet your professional chef and guide for the day in Plaça Reial at 3pm to begin your 4-hour gourmet adventure in Barcelona. Follow your guide on foot to nearby La Boqueria, Barcelona's most iconic public market, where you'll learn about traditional Catalan dishes and ingredients, as well as the history of the market itself. 

Tie on your apron and head to a private studio kitchen to get cooking. With the help of a professional chef and assistant, prepare classic Spanish dishes, like seafood paella, Spanish omelette, muscles with sauce and Crema Catalana, a quintessential Catalan dessert. As you cook, you'll learn more about the history of tapas in Spain. Each participant will have a table with an apron, ingredients, and a recipe booklet with step-by-step instructions.

Finish your culinary experience by sitting down in a private lounge to enjoy the dishes you've prepared, served to you with your choice of regional wine, beer, soda or water. The class should wrap up at Plaça Reial around 7pm.
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Learn to shop, cook and eat like a Spaniard during a private, 4-hour gourmet experience in Barcelona with a professional chef. Explore the vibrant produce and food stalls of La Boqueria market, and discover the essential ingredients of Spanish cuisine. Hear the history and traditions behind Spain’s most distinctive foods as you prepare a menu of classic dishes, from seafood paella to creamy mussels and a hearty Spanish omelet. Enjoy the foods you’ve prepared alongside wine a full menu of Spanish favorites in a private, comfortable lounge.
  • 4-hour private culinary experience with a Spanish chef
  • Visit La Boqueria market with a local foodie
  • Learn the history behind your favorite recipes
  • Prepare classic Spanish dishes
  • Dine on a menu of local favorites with wine and coffee
  • Perfect for all ages and skill levels
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Mmmmm Seafood Paella

On our recent trip to Barcelona my wife and I did the Private Cooking Class and Guided Tour of the close by La Boqueria Market. We only had a small group (10 people from memory) and it was nice and intimate. I had read a...More

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 8 August 2018

This was an amazing experience. Great insiders tour of La Boqueria followed by chef explaining to us the different foods of Spain. With the explanation, he had examples for us to try. Chef has many years of experience having run and owned a restaurant for...More

Thank scubafreak8
Reviewed 29 June 2018
A must when you visit Barcelona

Before the hands on cooking, we got a visit to the market. It's very nice because we can see their traditional products. At the class the chef is very nice and of course, the recipe is very wonderful. You can experience the real taste of...More

Thank puncharakan
Reviewed 31 May 2018
Incredible experience! A must do!

Janella was incredible - gracious, funny, honest, giving, and an incredible cook. It certainly helped that our fellow group participants bonded very quickly, and fast forward to post class with us all hanging out for another 5 hours in the gothic quarter getting to know...More

Thank Robert V
Reviewed 29 May 2018
FANTASTIC food, fun and learning

This was one of the best highlights of my trip to Spain!! The chef made learning how to make the seafood Paella so much fun that we all had a blast!!!! I HIGHLY reccomend this class as you won't be dissapointed!! Many in our group...More

Thank Lynn H
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I am not the owner of the business, just a guest. You would have to contact them directly to see. :)
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