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Sazon

Correo # 22 | Centro, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
+ 52 (415) 154 76 71
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Owner description: Sazón is San Miguel de Allende’s premier tabletop store and cooking school, housed in a magnificent 18th century casa in the heart of this charming... more » Owner description: Sazón is San Miguel de Allende’s premier tabletop store and cooking school, housed in a magnificent 18th century casa in the heart of this charming colonial town in the highlands of central Mexico. Sazón is the cooking school of Hotel Casa de Sierra Nevada, and is open to everyone, not only guests of the hotel. « less
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Evansville, Indiana
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Three of us really enjoyed the class presented by Tono and highly recommend it. Our chef prepared a very tasty mole with rice and we were able to get some hands-on participation. We were very fortunate that we had the class to ourselves because of low season. I would definitely recommend this and take another class if I return to... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I went to one class here and it was called Regional Mexican. To me, that meant regional dishes (like some kind of fish dish from Veracruz or chiles rellenos from San Miguel). Well, we cooked a terrible nopal salad. They cooked the nopal wrong so there was tons of slime in it. Then they made a "sushi" wrap. I don't... More

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New York
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6 attraction reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This was my second trip to San Miguel in 6 months, and I was determined to do things I wouldn't ordinarily do on a trip like this, like a cooking class for example. For anyone looking to stay in SMA for more than just a few days, this is definitely something you should consider. I went with the Market Tour... More

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New City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Jose Luis's cooking class was by far the highlight of my trip to San Miguel. Jose Luis has a warm, friendly personality. He is a top notch chef and a wonderful instructor. First, he took us to the market, where we shopped for ingredients. From time to time we stopped to sample delicious foods and drinks. Jose Luis is extremely... More

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Beaumont, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This was a solid cooking class, and fun. But pretty basic. I was given the task of chopping onions, tomatoes and potatoes. No problem, except for the very dull knife. It was really hard not to just smush the tomatoes. But we made a recipe I have made many times before so it would be nice to know and have... More

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Houston, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

They class was great. We ate and drank for 3 hrs. Glad we did it while in San Miguel. I would definitely try other classes that they offer.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We participated in Chef Emanuel's Regional Mexican Cuisine class and had a great time. The class was very active and fun, the food was delicious, and everyone could get involved as much or as little as they wanted. We prepared an amazing Sopa Azteca (best I've ever had), chiles rellenos, enchiladas with salsa verde, fresh corn tortillas, and chocolate tequila... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We were able to arrange this class before leaving for San Miguel de Allende. They worked with us to devise a menu that took into account our dietary preferences. The trip to the market with Chef Emanuel was in and of itself worth the time. It was a real eye opener and a lot of fun. He is a born... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Emmanuel was a knowledgable & friendly host/chef/teacher. Our group totally was involved in all aspects of the cooking, from shopping in the market where Emmanuel explained each ingredient, to the chopping, stirring, & cooking. It was fun and the food was delicious! ( chicken enchiladas, quesadillas, soaps, salsa, etc.) this is a 'don't miss experience!

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Chicago, Illinois
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Our group of six attended the Tuesday Market Visit and Cooking Class which we all enjoyed, even those in our group not into cooking! The market tour where the chef purchased ingredients for our lunch was so interesting. We sampled many items unfamiliar to us and were grateful for the introduction to new foods. We all participated in the preparation... More

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