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Great experience!

Chef Gerardo and his family provide a wonderful experience! We loved shopping through the market... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michelle R
Phoenix, Arizona
Highly Recommend

What a fabulous cultural and culinary adventure we experienced at La Cocina Oaxaquena. This is a... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2018
Solana Beach, California
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La Cocina Oaxaquena is a cooking school devoted exclusively to Oaxacan cuisine and specializing in local dishes. The Chef Instructor Gerardo offers comprehensive hands-on cooking classes in a sunny traditionally decorated Mexican kitchen. Two 5...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Prolongacion Yagul Fracc. San Jose La Noria 209 | Fracc. San Jose la Noria, Oaxaca 68120, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chef Gerardo and his family provide a wonderful experience! We loved shopping through the market and the classes include transportation to and from the hotel. The chef's home and kitchen are absolutely beautiful and ran by his family! I would strongly recommend leaving gratuity for...More

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed June 7, 2018

What a fabulous cultural and culinary adventure we experienced at La Cocina Oaxaquena. This is a great (and fun) way to learn about and taste local dishes that you prepare. It is a "hands-on" class and Chef Gerardo is a wonderful chef and instructor. Our...More

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Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

This was definitely the highlight of our trip to Oaxaca! Gerardo was a fantastic host and guide, teaching us about Oaxacan cooking and culture and helping us prepare a delicious meal in his family’s beautiful kitchen. Can’t recommend this experience highly enough!

1  Thank Charlie G
Reviewed January 27, 2018

Enjoyed our class with Gerardo. He picked us up from our hotel and we headed to one of Oaxaca's largest markets to get our ingredients (plus Gerardo made sure I could buy a few other things to bring home that I needed). We cooked a...More

Thank Lydia T
Reviewed December 27, 2017

From beginning to end this was a most enjoyablet experience. Gerardo picked me up at my hotel on time, then to the market to buy the ingredients we would be using that day. From the market we went to Gerardo home nearby. He has a...More

1  Thank g421
Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

The cooking class with Gerardo was fantastic, and the kitchen was stunning. We started by being picked up by Gerardo and going to the Central market for ingredients then to his home for the cooking class. Dalilo greeted is with coffee and Oaxacan hot chocolate,...More

Thank jchill1
Reviewed November 24, 2017 via mobile

There was a bit of miscommunixation and I wasn't picked up in the morning. Anyways the later part of the class compensate it for it! The market tour could have been better as it seemed a bit mindless. But the cooking part was well-organized and...More

Thank Wang S
Reviewed September 1, 2017

We really enjoyed our cooking experience with Gerardo. He was a very good teacher and the setting - a traditional Mexican kitchen is lovely.

Thank vickiwilson2016
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

This was simply fantastic. 👍 A colleague and I brought 15 high school students to Mexico, and our travel agency ACIS arranged this cooking class for us. What an incredible afternoon and evening, which started at 3pm and ended at 8pm. Highly recommended if you...More

Thank chicorico70
Reviewed June 10, 2017

We'd heard a lot about the food in Oaxaca and were keen to try a cooking class here. We looked at a lot of different places, but Geraldo's "La Cocina Oaxaquena" really stood out both from the excellent reviews, as well as the range of...More

Thank Laura E
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el C
January 9, 2018|
Response from Oaxaca_Cooking | Property representative |
Hola, you can visit in facebook like: La Cocina Oaxaqueña, cooking classes. Take care, Gerardo.
Claudia G
May 1, 2017|
Response from Oaxaca_Cooking | Property representative |
Hola Claudia, Gracias por escribir, si me podrías proporcionar un correo y te pasó mi información. Muy amable, Gerardo.
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April 8, 2016|
Response from Luann H | Reviewed this property |
I wasn't aware that Gerardo had apartments for rent.