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Cookin' Playa

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Meet Chef Alma and begin your cooking experience with a visit to some of the Local Spice Markets to buy the ingredients for the dishes and the salsas of the day. After selecting and shopping the produces, we will go to the home of the Chef for the...more
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| main entry of Mega department store, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Dear Alma, thank you for the great cooking experience.... it was very interesting to learn about the Mexican culutre and cuisine. Thank you also for your kind hospitality today, we enjoyed the time with you a lot... all the best for you and your family!...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Tobias W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I met Alma for the first time for her taco tour. It was spectacular. The first thing we did was go off the beaten path away from where all the tourists were. She introduced me to so many new exciting foods and drinks, all while...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Enrique C, Director of Sales at Cookin' Playa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Muchas gracias on behalf of Chef Alma and all the family. We will also be happy to host you in our cooking classes or food tours in in PuertoVallarta, Los Cabos and Ensenada. All the best !

Reviewed April 29, 2019

My husband and I have been coming to the Yucatán Peninsula for several years. Usually when we visit, we are in Cancun and we do the typical touristy stuff like water excursions or theme park adventures. This year we stayed in Playa Del Carmen for...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Enrique C, Director of Sales at Cookin' Playa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Muchas gracias on behalf of Chef Alma and all the family. We will also be happy to host you in our cooking classes or food tours in in PuertoVallarta, Los Cabos and Ensenada. All the best !

Reviewed April 21, 2019

My wife and I can't stop talking about our experience with Chef Alma. We loved visiting the markets, and were so impressed by the relationships Chef Alma has established with local vendors. It was such a fun experience, especially the taste testing. We learned so...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank TroyRed
Enrique C, Director Comercial at Cookin' Playa, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2019

Muchas gracias on behalf of Chef Alma and all the family. We will also be happy to host you in our cooking classes or food tours in in PuertoVallarta, Los Cabos and Ensenada. All the best !

Reviewed April 7, 2019

We just got back from Mexico and had a great day cooking with Alma of Cookin' Playa. She picked us up and took us to her local grocers and butcher to purchase the ingredients for our meal. We then went to her home and cooked...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Chris N
Enrique C, Director Comercial at Cookin' Playa, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2019

We are thankful for your candid review about Chef Alma and your recent cooking experience and glad you made so many Mexican dishes during your class and all was available to eat off course. Chef Alma is such a great Mexico Ambassador, she is so...More

Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

Alma met us at the market nearby playa, but she drove us out of the city into a local area where we shopped at a produce market, butcher, and tortilla shop. We joined for Tamale Tuesday. To start, we made margaritas and fresh guava juice...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Enrique C, Director Comercial at Cookin' Playa, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2019

Thank you very much for your lovely review and description of your Day at Cookin´ PLAYA. Chef Alma is always ready to share as much as possible her knowledge of Mexican culinary options and about the produce you have available at the different stops before...More

Reviewed February 26, 2019

What a great day! Alma is an absolute delight and food is in her blood. We started the day shopping for our ingredients at local small shops: the tortillería, carnicero y frutas y vegetales. Then back to Alma’s charming home for margaritas and cooking. Mole...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Susan M
Enrique C, Director Comercial at Cookin' Playa, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2019

Muchas Gracias Susan M. for this lovely review about your Cookin´ Playa Experience with Alma. She is for sure a passioned woman willing to share her knowledge and tips or tricks... about her cooking. Many dishes and salsas are cooked in each class apart from...More

Reviewed February 22, 2019

This was our second year in a row to cook with Alma and all I can say is we can't wait to do it again! This is really a fabulous experience. This year we cooked with another couple (last year it was just us) and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Enrique C, Director Comercial at Cookin' Playa, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2019

Indeed Alma is amazingly passioned in her role to share tips, history, stories about Mexican cuisine, she loves to answer questions and by the end of the activity strangers from the morning become old friends or family. Gracias for your good words. We would like...More

Reviewed February 22, 2019

We spent the day with Alma shopping at the local markets and then cooking up a storm at her home. Our 2 small kids loved making tortillas as well. It’s a wonderful small group cooking class.More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Aaron D
Enrique C, Director Comercial at Cookin' Playa, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2019

It was an Honor to have your Family joining a class earlier this week. Alma was fascinated to have you all and watching your kids enjoying the experience. This is a different way to spending a day and learning while on Vacations in Playa del...More

Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

Alma’s cooking lesson was one for the books! Whenever my wife and I travel we always try to take a cooking class, and now have about 6 under our belt. I must say, spending the morning shopping and cooking with Alma while conversing, laughing, sharing...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Enrique C, Director Comercial at Cookin' Playa, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2019

Gracias for this delicious review... You said it all! We thank you for recommending Alma at Cookin´ Playa. She is a wonderful lady with good positive energy and likes to have great Fun. We are sure Proud to have her part of Team Cookin´ Playa....More

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