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The Argentine Experience: Empanada Making, Steak, Wine, Alfajores and Mate provided by The Argentine Experience

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The Argentine Experience: Empanada Making, Steak, Wine, Alfajores and Mate

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 06/30/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/30/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Immerse yourself in Argentina’s culinary culture with this hands-on cooking class and tasting experience. Learn to make empanadas (savory pastries with a variety of fillings) under the guidance of a local chef; tuck into a delicious dinner including Argentine steak, regional wines, and sweet alfajores (cakes filled with dulce de leche); and help prepare traditional mate tea. Upgrade to include a mixology workshop and create a selection of wine-based cocktails.
  • Small-group foodie experience with a maximum of 14 people
  • Learn to make traditional Argentine ‘empanadas’ and ‘mate’ tea
  • Sample delicious steak, provoleta cheese, and ‘alfajores’
  • Optional mixology class: make your own wine cocktails
Important Information
Departure Point
Fitz Roy 2110, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Empanada making class
  • Unlimited wine tasting
  • Meat tasting
  • Hand gesture class
  • Pre- Dessert
  • Mate and alfajores class
  • Mixology and aroma class (if option selected)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Mixology and aroma class (if option not selected)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Vegetarian and salmon options are available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Portuguese option only Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays
  • Note: Experience will start one hour later on December 24, and 31.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Dan M wrote a review Aug 2020
Wigan165 contributions43 helpful votes
from the greeting to the goodbye - this was a fantastic, social get together with other travellers visiting the city. Great for sharing stories and experiences; whilst drinking cocktails, smelling flavours, empanada making challenges and all topped off with great food. Mate is
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Date of experience: December 2019
Sarah B wrote a review Mar 2020
Bengaluru, India21 contributions14 helpful votes
It was a really fun dinner. My guest was able to experience lots of Argentine staples in a few hours (dulce de leche, empanadas, wine, steak, etc). The staff was awesome and really made it worthwhile.
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Date of experience: February 2020
sharon w wrote a review Mar 2020
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A very fun and interactive evening learning about Argentine culture. We sat at a table with people from all over the world sharing travel stories, drinking delicious Argentinian wine (which kept flowing through out the evening), making empanadas, and enjoying a wide variety of
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Date of experience: February 2020
Radio9phs wrote a review Feb 2020
State College, Pennsylvania212 contributions58 helpful votes
Class A introduction to “classic” Argentine food. Make new friends as you sit family style and learn how make an empanada, an alfajor, order a tenderloin steak, and make mate. Eat the things you have made. Fun and interactive staff with good English. In Palermo Hollywood
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xxxx181181xxxx wrote a review Feb 2020
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This was a fantastic way to get familiar with the Argentine culture, habits food and drinks. A true Argentine experience The staff was friendly, knowledgeble, funny and completed the experience. This is a wonderfull way to spend the evening.
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Visited BA for one week and had several great meals, but this was a fantastic experience. The food was as good as a
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Absolutely amazing. Incredible experience. Worth every penny! Don’t overthink it. Just do it. Easily sells out
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What a fun and delicious experience!
Super friendly fun staff, made a non-alcoholic version of the welcome cocktail for my 14-year-old son, were extreme
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Key Details
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  • Duration: 2h 30m
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese
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