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Address: Travessa Do Tinoco 2 | 2nd Floor, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20041-000, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 21988949857
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Description: Can food explain a culture? Cook in Rio offers Brazilian cooking classes...
Can food explain a culture? Cook in Rio offers Brazilian cooking classes in English to foreign visitors wanting to learn about Brazil, and some of the most fun and delicious Brazilian meals and drinks, like cassava sticks, shrimp moqueca, batida de coco, caipirinhas and pe de moleque peanut brittle. Every day from 10am to 2pm. Ideal for cloudy or rainy weather.
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fantastic experience with a wonderful chef with a beautiful soul

We had the most amazing time with Simone. The atmosphere and food was out if this world. But best of all was her insight into Brazil especially Rio. I wish we had gone on our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
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Ulladulla, Australia
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Ulladulla, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We had the most amazing time with Simone. The atmosphere and food was out if this world. But best of all was her insight into Brazil especially Rio. I wish we had gone on our first day in Rio. Simone makes you feel at home and encourages everyone to be hands on. We will be cooking Brazillian style for many... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I found this cooking class on Trip Adviser and decided to give it a try during my stay in Rio. I thought it would be a great way to learn a bit about the culture and food, as well as a way to bring home a 'souvenir' I can use from years to come. Well, Chef Simone did not disappoint!... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

My wife is an amazing cook and is always trying t get me into the kitchen to cook. She thought this would be a good way to introduce us to food from my homeland and get me interested. The class with Simone certainly didn't disappoint; with her unique teaching style, full of local history and anecdotes along with excellent tips.... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I am SOOO thrilled that my husband and I found Simone and her Cook In Rio class during our trip to Brazil. From start to finish it was one of the most memorable experiences from our week-long visit. Simone and her team were so welcoming, accommodating, kind, interesting and we learned so much. Simone's insight on Brazilian/Carioca culture and life... More 

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Louisville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I always like to take a cooking class when I'm in a new country to learn more about the local people...AND I love to eat. This class didn't disappoint! Not only did I learn how to make some very simple and delicious Brazilian dishes, but got an impromptu samba lesson and had a great conversations about life, travel and got... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I can't even begin to explain how excited I was to take a cooking class while visiting Rio! Simone is fabulous! She shares Brazilian culture, food and the influences of other cultures on the great dishes of Brazil. She is funny, witty, engaging and really enjoys learning about people. We made Feijoada and caipirinha two staples of Brazil.. I only... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We spent a wonderful morning at Cook in Rio learning how to make wonderful Brazilian dishes. Chef Simone was so easy to listen to and explained everything so well. In addition, she gave us insights into many aspects of shopping and cooking. We had a pretty large class and everyone got to contribute and help out with the cooking and... More 

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Burbank, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

My fiancee and I were in Rio over Christmas 2014 and had a wonderful time with Simone! We were with two other students, so the class was very small. We cooked two appetizers and two main dishes with sides. Everyone had a chance to prepare some part of the meal. The food was absolutely amazing. The fried cheese and flambé... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

First we must send our apologies for the very belated review! We did the Cook in Rio class on our honeymoon in 2012. At first we ran into trouble as we had booked online but on arrival no one was there. Fortunately Simone happened to be coming back from the markets at that very moment and caught us at the... More 

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Jeffersonville, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Spent a few hours at Cook In Rio and Chef Simone's knowledge of the Brazillian culture and food was both entertaining and informative. I thoroughly enjoyed the food that was prepared. The only suggestion I have for her is to send us home with the recipes for the dishes we made. Once I returned stateside, it has been hard for... More 

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