are designed for small group (from 6-25 is usual). The format can be to "Learn, Cook Eat", where we prepare a meal together and you and your friends and family dine afterwards, or a "Learn and Eat", where we prepare the meal as you watch (and maybe takes notes!), with the option for a meal to follow.
Classes are always custom-designed, based on the skill level of the group and personal tastes and preferences.
Prices start at $95/person, minimum $850 (ingredients included), ask for special pricing for larger groups.
- Make handmade tortillas
- Prepare artisanal salsas
- Work with chiles
- Make adobados, Mexico's famous marinades
- Cook Frijoles de Olla (Mexican Claypot Beans)
- Advanced classes include Mole, Chiles en Nogada, Flan, Tres Leche Cake
OPTIONS & EXTRAS:
- All lessons come with original recipes handout from my book, Celebraciones Mexicanas: History, Traditions and Recipes.
- Rental kitchen available (additional cost applies)
COOKING CLASS curricula
1. SALSAS & STREET FOOD
Learn to make cooked and fresh salsas, handmade tortillas, sopes, guacamole and finish with a light meal of Mexican street food favorites. 1.5-2 hours. $95 / Person
2. ADOBADOS & CHORIZO
Making an adobado is the basis for seasoning your favorite taco fillings: Carne Asada and Pollo Adobado (Chicken in Adobo Sauce). With a twist, the same technique results in Chorizo, Mexican sausage. Your lesson ends with a dinner of Carne Asada, Pollo Adobado and Chorizo con Papa (with potatoes). Dinner will be served with Frijole de Olla (Mexican Claypot Beans), handmade tortillas, salad and dessert. 2 hours. $110 / Person
3. EXTENDED LESSON (1 & 2) 3.5-5 hours. $145+ / Person
4. PLATOS FUERTES
Choose between Albondigas (Mexican Meatballs), Tinga de Pollo (Mexican Chicken Fricasse), Pollo o Pescado Pibil en Hoja de Platano (Banana Leaf-wrapped Chicken or Fish Yucatan-Style) or Chiles en Nogada (signature Mexican dish of mild(ish) Poblano Chiles stuffed with Picadillo of ground meat and dried fruit, served with Walnut Sauce). Dinner will be served with Frijole de Olla (Mexican Claypot Beans), handmade tortillas, salad and dessert. 2-3 hours. $145 / Person