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Chef Leonardo is world class !!

My wife and I did this as part of our stay at Villa La Estancia. What a great way to spend an... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
Paul M
Did not take a cooking class but ate there every night for two weeks..

Excellent food with 5 star service.. Seared Tuna, rack of Lamb, sucking pig etc etc.. The manager... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
Noel B
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By International Chefs: Personalized chef jacket, lunch with wine pairing, beverages, recipe book and diploma.Everday 1:00pm - 4:00pmLimited Availability
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Paseo Cocoteros 750 Sur, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 27 October 2011

My husband and I decided to give this class a try. It was located right next to our resort in Nuevo Vallarta- Villas de Palmar. The class was very intimate and personalized. The executive chef, Eugenio Villafana was just incredible. Not only was he talented...More

12  Thank Liza L
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Super disappointed, we went there and no one was ready for us, 2 or 3 people later and after almost an hour waiting the cooking class started, the class itself was great and the chef was good, never did get the chef coats we were...More

1  Thank kristenmain
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

My wife and I did this as part of our stay at Villa La Estancia. What a great way to spend an afternoon. Enzo was our server through it all (which meant that he kept the tequila coming). We made a couple of amazing dishes...More

1  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Excellent food with 5 star service.. Seared Tuna, rack of Lamb, sucking pig etc etc.. The manager Iram and his evening staff Eduardo, Ezequiel, Miguel Angel and others took care of us.. The breakfast buffet was outstanding with smoked salmon, fruits, Mexican dishes and any...More

Thank Noel B
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Fresh shrimp Ceviche salad, Mahi Mahi with Ajillo peppers & veggies, mushroom risotto, mousse & fresh fruit dessert. Excellent job executive chef Leonardo Castro! We really enjoyed watching you create a wonderful lunch.

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

This cooking class was an amazing experince,Chef Castro was fantastic. I highly reccoemnd this to everyone with an interest in food.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 2 October 2017

My son and I participated in the guacamole cooking lesson and learned the "Secret" to making this excellent dish unlike any we normally find in the Houston area (or even served at the restaurants at Flamingos). It has been quite a hit back home.

1  Thank scott T
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

My aunt and I arrived today for the cooking class and as described in other reviews the attention to the class was superb. 6-8 people attentively assisting the whole time. The selection of items to learn how to cook are wonderful, the wine served is...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Super disappointed, we went there and no one was ready for us, 2 or 3 people later and after almost an hour waiting the cooking class started, the class itself was great and the chef was good, never did get the chef coats we were...More

1  Thank kristenmain
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Everything was amazing, you will probably think the service is a little slow but you need to relax, get the time to drink and eat and talk with your couple, family and friends. The salads are fresh, and the cooking of the meat was just...More

Thank Frinee C
Reviewed 27 January 2017

I was researching cooking classes in the Vallarta/Nayarit area and the Casona one appeared to be the best value for the experience. I originally emailed months back through the website of La Estancia when reading about the classes on Trip Advisor and received no response....More

2  Thank Salsailsa
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Excellent service. Food was delicious and fresh. Beautiful atmosphere. Clean and quiet. Special request made and brought to the table personally by the chef.

1  Thank esperanzaavitiao2017
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