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bcnKITCHEN Cooking Classes

Address: Fusina 15 (El Born), 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number: +34 932681253
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Ranked #12 of 600 Activities in Barcelona
Type: Cooking classes, Sightseeing Tours, Food & Drink
Owner description: bcnKITCHEN, just in the charming central district of El Born, is a local cooking school where we...
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Type: Cooking classes, Sightseeing Tours, Food & Drink
Owner description: bcnKITCHEN, just in the charming central district of El Born, is a local cooking school where we care about details, history, culture and gastronomy. Our love for food leads us from the school to a local food market in the very best center, where we buy some groceries and explain as much as we can around every little ingredient we see there, and back again to the school. Now, at this point, aprons on! Cook, learn, laugh, drink and enjoy while cooking. All around the kitchen, and then in the table, we’re going to get directly into Barcelona, Catalunya and Spain bite by bite, sip by sip.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I can't imagine that there is a better cooking class offered in Barcelona. Chef Alvaro is wonderful. Easy to understand, funny, kind one could not ask for a better instructor. He not only cares about teaching technique, but also about the culture that surrounds the meal. He is clearly passionate about what he does and as a result he does... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

On our honeymoon we came across BCN Kitchen and decided to give it a go. We've been to a lot of different cooking classes over the years and found this one to be more than fantastic. Sometimes you think you know it all (oh hang on, that might just be me?) but I really learned a LOT with Rais such... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The cooking instructor was very friendly and knew a lot of information with which Spanish ingredients and why the ingredients are being used. I enjoyed the time we spent at the market with all the fresh ingredients and why she is buying it from that particular vendor. While everyone was doing their particular task, she helped us out if we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Wonderful experience!! We learned a lot and had lot of fun together. I do recommend it. It's the best opportunity for discovering the spanish culture a little bit more :-) Really nice chef!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

One of the great things about Barcelona is its food. One of the great things about Barcelona food is bcnKITCHEN's cooking class. The first introduction to Catalan food was conducted at Mercat de Santa Caterina. A bustling local market that showcases some of the most pure and fresh vegetables, meats, and eateries in Barcelona. Throughout the cooking class, we learnt... More 

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Moraga, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Rais Esteve made this a fantastic day in Barcelona. From shopping at St Catherine's open market and cooking in the kitchen. Then she provided very nice follow up emails. We just relived the cooking experience this past weekend. She instructed us very well on paella. We found a Spanish shop locally that had the necessary ingredients that Rais described. Now... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Our Chef Rais, began the class by explaining the regional cuisine of Spain. Then she took us to a local market where she explained the process of of selecting the ingredients we were to use I and my . This was not only gastronomically educational , it afforded us the opportunity to walk through the ancient barrio gothic section of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

This was one of the nicest experiences I had in Spain and I would recommend it highly to anyone who even vaguely enjoys cooking. The women running the workshop are highly professional but friendly and approachable. The food and wine are divine - and they are very generous with both. I am looking forward to trying out all the recipes... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

When I scheduled this cooking class I specifically told the staff that we were allergic to shellfish and wanted to do a paella without shellfish if we could. We were told by email that our request was not a problem. So when we got to the class to watch a shellfish paella being prepared, we were surprised. The chef informed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Taking the bcn KITCHEN class was one of the best parts of my 2 week visit to Barcelona. Rais, our chef extraordinaire, was not only informative about the neighborhood, culture, and recipes--but she was also fun. You could easily see the passion that she has for cooking and how much she enjoys sharing it with others. The market was great--actually... More 

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