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Address: Fusina 15 (El Born), 08003 Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number: +34 932 68 12 53

bcnKITCHEN is a local cooking school, we are passionate about food and our...

bcnKITCHEN is a local cooking school, we are passionate about food and our objective is to share that passion with you! We have two kitchens, one in the charming Born district and the other in the Boqueria market building, all of the ingredients we use come from the market that you will be visiting with our chef. Once you arrive back at our cooking school, wine in one hand apron in the other, it’s time to start cooking! After a couple of hours of action you’ll sit amidst the dishes you have prepared with the satisfaction of having prepared a Spanish feast!

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Market Tour and Cooking Class

08 October 2016 05:00 If you have an interest in cooking this is a must do in Barcelona. The tour starts of in the BCN kitchen (camera ready the Market view from the lift... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

08 October 2016 05:00 If you have an interest in cooking this is a must do in Barcelona. The tour starts of in the BCN kitchen (camera ready the Market view from the lift is amazing) then back down again to get the ingredients fresh for the days class, each ingredient is explained at length and is very interesting and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Chef Leena hosted our cooking course. We were taken through the market after an introduction. This was great - we were given tips on buying fish, vegetables and jamon (the better stalls, what to look for in fresh and seasonal fish and vegetables, what the different types of jamon were, how to protect ourselves from pickpockets and how not to... More 

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san francisco, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Chef Leena taught us quite a lot in our four hour class. What ever your cooking level, you will learn something new, to add to your cooking knowledge. I enjoyed myself very much.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My sister in law an I attended the Spanish cooking class and had a fantastic time. We particularly enjoyed the market tour to learn about Spanish produce. The food we made - paella, tortilla de patatas, gespatcho and creme Catalan was delicious and I am looking forward to trying the dishes at home!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a few hours we would like to try using different in Barcelona. We stumbled upon Chef Alvaro and his Spanish cuisine course where one particular could try making Paella and more. It was a great day, with lots of super food and good cheer. We were 13 people and we knew them all when we dorg back to... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chef Alvaro was an exceptional instructor, and not only gave us an introduction to Spanish cuisine, but also shared some tips and techniques that I will be using on a regular basis! I was travelling solo, and the class structure made it easy to connect with other travellers from around the world. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vanessa was our chef and she was so sweet and knowledgeable. She shared how to pick the best ingredients as she walked us around her favorite vendors at the Boqueria Market. After getting our ingredients, we went back to the kitchen on the third floor of the market, and started prepping. It's a clean modern kitchen and they offer wine... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun day started with a visit to the market with Alvaro, the chef. He pointed out how to and how not to buy veggies and fish. Hands on class-we shredded, chopped and cooked the food with a glass of wine at hand and then ate the meal we created.

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Calgary, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Vanessa is a very charming and knowledgable chef. She created a fun and interactive evening and engaged all the participants. We created delicious and authentic Spanish food and learned many useful tips. We had a very pleasant and tasty evening with our fellow student chefs. It was a memorable evening and one of our best Barcelona dining experiences !We would... More 

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Otterberg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time with Vanessa in our cooking class and on the market. She really did a great job. We've been a small group of people from all over the globe. And most important: the results where really tasty.

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