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Cookin' Vallarta

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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 March 18, 2019

A short trip to the market with our guide provided an up close and personal experience. We learned about different fruits, vegetables, seafood and about masa. After getting all the ingredients for the poblano molé, we went to the hosts home to prepare the food....More

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Enrique C, Owner at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2019

The entire Team is getting so much great positive energy from your candid review, we are thankful you chosen us to spend some of your precious Vacation time to put Hands-on Mexican recipes. Mole Poblano Sauce is one of the most traditional dishes that offers...More

Reviewed March 18, 2019

This is the second time we had signed up for Cooking Vallarta class. We obviously so enjoyed the first time, that we did it again (different menu!) The class was well organized, entertaining, and the staff was wonderful..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 March 19, 2019

We are Thankful for your candid review and for recommending us after a Second experience with us as we do have a daily Menu so you can join us various time with different Mexican Flavors. Take note we also offer Cookin´ Cabo San Lucas and...More

Reviewed March 18, 2019

This was one of the BEST things we have done on any of our vacations! Chef Enrique, his sweet wife and their team was wonderful! The experience of shopping at the markets was fantastic! We had the joy of having local school children join the...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Enrique C, Owner at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2019

Gracias drnat04 for recommending us and for joining us in the Kitchen, we are all so happy to read your review and your plans to join us again in a near future, contact us to arrange your next COOKIN´ VALLARTA Experiences and take note we...More

Reviewed March 18, 2019

This is the best cooking class I have ever taken.. Enrique and his family and staff were so wonderful and informative about Mexican dishes. It was the best money spent on my whole trip. The next time I go, I will take at least 2...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Enrique C, Owner at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2019

We appreciate your good words and the entire Team is happy to read you are planing to join us again, contact us to arrange your next classes. As you might be aware we do offer a different menu each day with popular and traditional dishes...More

Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

We had such a fantastic time! Great hosts and a great experience. Learned so much from Enrique at the local markets. The history of Mexican cuisine. How to. It fish and vegetables. What to look for when doing so. Then back in the kitchen learning...More

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Enrique C, Owner at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2019

It was really an honor to have you with us in our "casa", for sure we made a variety of salsas and dishes too much to be eaten by our small group we were, Eri and I had seconds later in the evening... Happy to...More

Reviewed March 17, 2019

Thanks to the chef , relax and know what is doing it is must Thanks i will go back sure one time easy understanding and explanation and most important the tasteMore

Date of experience: March 2019
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Enrique C, Owner at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2019

Thank you very much for your good words, the entire Team works hard so our guests in the " casa " get a great learning cooking experience. Remember mi casa es su casa whenever you decide to come for "seconds" and to put Hands-on again...More

Reviewed March 17, 2019

I enjoyed this class. I have used the tips I learned in this class on how to choose my fresh fruits and vegetables. I thought I knew how but this class knew a better way. Loved the sauces we made and the food was great....More

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Enrique C, Owner at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2019

We appreciate your candid review, thank you for joining a cooking class with us, we really appreciate that you took precious Vacation Time for this Mexican Culinary Experience and Gracias for Recommending us. Take note we offer cooking classes also in Cabo San Lucas and...More

Reviewed March 15, 2019

If you are looking for something fun, engaging and different to do, spend time with Enrique and his family. We enjoyed a wonderful evening of cooking and conversation and had amazing authentic Mexican cuisine. Highly recommend.

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Enrique C, Owner at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2019

We are Thankful for your candid review and for recommending us, we will all work very hard to make sure all our guest enjoy our Cookin´ Vallarta Experience. Gracias!

Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

A full day of local food shopping along with learning the techniques to make some mean tortillas, tostadas, chicken/chocolate mole and other sides! Love local cooking courses. 🍽🌶🥬🥑More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Enrique C, Owner at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2019

Gracias Matthew for your good words about your cooking class with us, we are happy to share some techniques and some information about different Mexican dishes and produce. Gracias for your time and for your kindness. Remember mi casa es su casa to join another...More

Reviewed March 11, 2019

My grandmother used to make me mole sometimes when I visited her with my Father. And, now that I’ve grown up, I never knew all the ingredients it took to prepare it. So when I saw that mole was going to be prepared, I jumped...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Enrique C, Owner at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2019

We are happy you took the Mole class and for sure we can understand it brought back some great memories of your Abuela. We are Thankful for your good words in your review and for taking your precious vacation time to participate at COOKIN´ VALLARTA....More

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Sherpa31030477898
April 1, 2019|
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Response from Enrique C | Property representative |
Hello, Yes, this is very educational and kids who are foodies and who like to cook have lots of fun.
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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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