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Food Motion Cooking Workshops

Calle 2 Nte bis entre 35 y 40 ave., Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
984 1519667
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Ranked #76 of 292 Activities in Playa del Carmen
Type: Classes/Workshops, Classes
Owner description: Whether you're living or vacationing in Playa, give your self the chance to try our workshops or...
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities
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Type: Classes/Workshops, Classes
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 am
Owner description: Whether you're living or vacationing in Playa, give your self the chance to try our workshops or personal chef services and get the full Mexican experience. Fresh, local food prepared just for you! Better and more affordable than eating out all the time! We also prepare Spanish, Asian, Italian, French, Mediterranean, Kosher, Kids, Paleo and Vegetarian/ Veggan.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities

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English first
Calgary, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I had a private cooking class with Chef Alexandra on the last day of my vacation near Playa del Carmen. Not only did she modify recipes to meet my dietary needs and preferences, but I feel like she taught me well enough that I will easily be able to make the recipes at home. Alexandra was professional but very friendly... More 

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I had Chef Alexandra provide a cooking class in my hotel (Mayan Palace) and it was a tremendous experience. It was amazing to fly in that day and not worry about food or going out and learning to cook in the privacy and comfort of our hotel room. She provided all of the ingredients based upon the menu I selected... More 

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Smyrna, Georgia
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Loved the cooking experience with Chef Alexandra. I had asked for dishes that I could repeat back home and it was perfect. Got to be hands on in cooking 4 course meal, with loads of side tips from her. They were simple to prepare under her direction and so tasty. Really enjoyed being able to sit down with her afterwards... More 

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California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I booked this class for my 19 years old daughter and husband as for fun time together. Alexandra is an amazing person and excellent cook. She made us feel very comfortable, no pressure , easy explanation and instructions. It was amazingly fun experience. My husband never cooked in his life and was a bit timid about doing this class. He... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

My husband and I have taken cooking classes all across the world and this one by far was our favorite. We met with Alexandra at a private residence and we learned how to cook four courses of authentic Mexican cuisine. Alexandra was a great teacher who not only guided us through the process but explained the background and history of... More 

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

When we booked the dinner with Alexandra, we had an idea what to expect. First of all it was 5 minutes walking distance. Once we got there, and met Chef Alexandra, we were amazed how the atmosphere was relaxing and pleasant. We took part in a four-course dinner prepared by Alexandra from Food Motion that allows you to be as... More 

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Toronto,Ont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Thank you, Chef Alex, for teaching our group of six some wonderful Mexican recipes! Chef Alex came with all the groceries needed for the menu we chose and was a great teacher of techniques and recipes. We enjoyed a terrific meal and will enjoy trying to duplicate the food now that we are home. You can tell Chef Alex is... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Absolutely fabulous! She and her staff came in and prepared a feast that was rich with local flavors and traditional offerings that were outstanding. They were all very professional and went above and beyond to make our experience a memorable one. I highly recommend to anyone looking for an in him catered affair. Excellent! We can't wait to use them... More 

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Calgary
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10 reviews 10 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

To kick up the playa family trip we hired Food motion to take care of a dinner in our condo. Chef Fernando put together a top notch meal. He was also extremely pleasant and informative both about food and life in playa. The kids really enjoyed his company, including his lemonada recipe that they have tried already on their own.... More 

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Ko Lanta, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013 via mobile

Chef Fernando came and cooked us a great meal, narrating each step so I could write it down. We helped as chefs and learned a lot from him. He was helpful and flexible when our oven in our condo wouldn't light. I really enjoyed this and we are going home with great recipes!

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