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Arte Culinario by Mavi Graf

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Address: Mastil # 2 | Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta 48354, Mexico
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+52 322 221 0914
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Die-hard foodies & wine aficionados need apply! For those genuinely...

Die-hard foodies & wine aficionados need apply! For those genuinely interested in the food & culture of Mexico. Private Cooking Classes w/local celebrity Chef Mavi in the comfort of her home. We are a mother-daughter family business, not a tour company. Traditional or Contemporary Mexican cuisine: includes pick-up service at your hotel, guided tour of local food markets to shop for ingredients, wine pairings, complimentary appetizers, craft cocktail & recipes of your Menu. One-on-one experience inside our home with breathtaking views of Marina Vallarta.

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cooking class

We come to P.V. often.We visited so many out of the way special markets that we would have never found. That was an experience in it self. Had so much fun cooking and learning... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We come to P.V. often.We visited so many out of the way special markets that we would have never found. That was an experience in it self. Had so much fun cooking and learning new techniques. She is wonderful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Taking Mavi's cooking class was TRULY the highlight of our trip. My husband and I visited PV for the first time last year. As soon as we knew we were going back this winter, we booked her class for the second time. It will be hands down, the best meal of your whole trip! It's a great way to see... More 

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St. George, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After Mavi's shopping/cooking class was so highly recommended to me, I expected a lot from this adventure. From the moment Mavi greeted the other participants and I, I knew I was not going to be disappointed. She took us to the local shops where she shops herself for her classes and catering jobs. From the butcher to the fishmonger to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Meeting Mavi was a real pleasure. I was blown away by her expertise and had a wonderful time visiting the food markets and joining her in her kitchen to learn how to make some terrific dishes. Mavi was so kind and welcoming. Meeting her and taking her class was definitely one of the highlights of my trip. Highly recommended as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fantastic experience, my first time but obviously enjoyed as much by my brother and sister in-law who were returning. We learned where the best seafood, tortilla, dairy, and produce could be found. Then we experienced preparing traditional and contemporary Mexican dishes, which we enjoyed preparing as much as later eating. I can't wait to recreate the dinner for my... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mavi is amazing not only as a Chef but as a friend. She makes you feel like family the instant she greets you. We had a truly memorable day Cooking sharing stories shopping for the freshest ingredients. Mavi and her Husband Kirk are warm caring people and wonderful hosts I am doing this again when I am in Puerto Vallarta

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two years ago, after much research, including TripAdvisor, we opted to experience Mavi's cooking class. We were simply blown away by the delightful shopping destinations and superbly taught cuisine. This holiday, we didn't even consider anybody else; there was no need as perfection cannot be beat. We chose a different menu, which drove delightfully different shopping destinations, but after six... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a night ! I cannot say enough to describe what a delicious meal and experience. Top notch service. Highly recommended! The best

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OMG! This was the best day ever! Mavi is wonderful... she's sweet ,kind and knowledgable! Six of us joined Mavi for the best day of our vacation. We chose our culinary experiences from her menu and then ventured to the butcher, spice store, produce market and liquor store! At every stop, Mavi was a source of information and education, I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group of 6 spent the day with Mavi! What a wonderful, once in a lifetime experience. She started our adventure with a trip around Puerto Vallarta to visit the different markets. We started our journey at the local butcher, then wound our away around town visiting the fresh fish market, a spice market, the fresh vegetable market, a cheese... More 

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