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Cookin' Vallarta

Opens in 13 min: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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"Cookin' Vallarta" Mexican cooking classes in Puerto Vallarta. We'll lead you through an experience of Flavors, Colors, Culture and lots of Fun. From shopping for the produces in a local market to our home and kitchen. Our Chefs will welcome you in...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Marina Vallarta Residential Area | Meeting point is at Starbucks, Galerias Vallarta-Liverpool shopping mall, Puerto Vallarta 48335, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a great time. Food was great! And my teens enjoyed experience as well. Highly recommend! Staff was wonderfulMore

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Enrique C, Owner at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Your words are well appreciated, we are not surprised your Teens enjoyed their experience at Cookin´ Vallarta, it is a different way for them to learn about Mexican culture and Flavors while on vacation, Thank you for recommending us and remember to take time to...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Enrique and his team were amazing. He explained to us from where to get the fresh ingredients from the local market to how to make everything from scratch. We tasted the most fresh tamales and wonderful guacamole to red/green sauce on roasted pork tenderloin. I...More

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Enrique C, Owner at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Gracias Mr Chang, we had great time during this class, by making Green Mole and Mancha Manteles Mole, 2 x 1 in your class and a Tamales which were delicious, in addition of guacamole and various salsa to snack on. we are glad you could...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

We went in a group of 6 and really enjoyed ourselves. He was prompt in picking us up and took us to the market. Everyone got to participate (not just watch). His home is setup perfectly for the class, including an overhead camera. And the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Enrique C, Owner at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are Thankful for your good words, True, we make everyone participate and all are learning something during his part of the day, at the local market, during the class and by discovering new flavors by eating all that was prepared all together. We are...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

This was the second time taking this cooking class. It was not only information and delicious, it was a great way to experience the Mexican culture. Enrique and his wife were so overly welcoming and hospitable as they opened their home to us. The trip...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Enrique C, Owner at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Michele for joining a second cooking class with us and for recommending us, we really appreciate your good words and the entire Team will continue to work very hard so our guests get an excellent experience and learn a lot about Mexican culinary...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We definitely enjoyed this experience. Enrique and his family were gracious hosts, we learned a lot and it was a fun time, but it wasn't quite what we were expecting; we were hoping to really learn and prepare mole, rather than making guacamole and tamales...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Enrique C, Owner at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review and for joining one of our class. Mole is always prepared from scratch as all our dishes are, with the help of everyone during the class, some people clean and prepare chiles to be used, others are helping peeling the...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We had an excellent time!! Couldn't have asked for a better host. The total experience was fun. From the tour of the market to the tortilla factory to the grocery shopping to making and eating the delicious food. Would highly recommend!!More

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Enrique C, Owner at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you Heather for recommending Cookin´ Vallarta and for joining a class for Tacos al Pastor and Carnitas and more. The entire Team is happy to read your review and will work even harder to make sure our guests have Great Time and learn about...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Thank you so much this great activity. They take you shopping to show you where you can find all the freshest ingredients. They show you how to prepare everything from scratch. Then...my favorite part, you get to eat everything you made. I can't say enough...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Enrique C, Owner at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We are Thankful for your candid review, for joining a cooking class and planning for another one. We want to share more cooking Tips and dishes with you. Remember mi casa es su casa, we mean it. Have a look on the web to find...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So much fun and informative. Walking the market to buy our ingredients and then cooking altogether! I highly recommend this to everyone visiting the area. Enjoyed every minute and will do again!More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Enrique C, Owner at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

The entire Team appreciate your good words, we are happy to read you are planning to join us again, please check on line to discover our daily Menu to be cooked so you can join a different class this time and contact us. Take note...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A great class. Lots of fun. Learned lots. Great food and excellent tequila tasting. I would have liked to learn more about what we were tasting, where from, how made.... All said, good value.More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Enrique C, Owner at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your candid review and we glad you learned lots during this cooking session, during the entire class we speak so much sharing all information from the Local market in the morning, and at home while I give duties to all participants by...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed Enrique. He was very personable. He was very patient and knowledgeable about what he was buying and how to cook everything. He was very kind to take us back to our condo after our cooking experience.More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Wendy S
Enrique C, Owner at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Aloha, Gracias Wendy for choosing us for a Private Cooking Session, we had a great variety of flavorful dishes and we had a great time all together. Mexican cuisine brings all people together for a Grand Feast. It was an honor to have your group...More

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mollyg663
October 26, 2018|
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Response from Enrique C | Property representative |
Hola Molly, thanks so much for getting in touch. For our cooking class we go to market in an ac vehicle and from there we drive to our kitchen where we do have tables and chairs.
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sevenevans
March 6, 2018|
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Response from Enrique C | Property representative |
Muchas gracias Mindy, we have your reservation confirmed and we will take good care of you all and feel confident that all of the members of your party will have a good time. Best regards, Enrique
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Worldtravelinga
February 16, 2018|
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Hello, my name is Enrique and I am the Chef and owner; Kids have a lot of fun in our cooking classes and they get to enjoy all the aspects from our cooking class and also the market tour; we have had wonderful cooking... More
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