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Marcelo Batata Culinary Experiences

Open today: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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“peruvian cuisine”(114 reviews)
“cooking class”(206 reviews)
“chef jose”(45 reviews)
Immerse your senses in the best cooking class and culinary experience in Cusco. Our chefs will transport you to a unique atmosphere of Peruvian cuisine where a mix of cultures is reflected and where you can embark on a journey filled with native...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Calle Palacio 135, Cusco, Peru
+51 984 111 377
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Reviewed yesterday

Although only an afternoon's introduction to Peruvian cuisine, it was an excellent explanation of the rise of Peruvian cooking to it now being recognised and admired globally. The afternoon began with a brief history of the evolution of Peruvian cooking, followed by a review of...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only a block off the Plaza des Armas and across the street from the two Belmond hotels, in a courtyard next to its restaurant Uchu, you will find Marcelo Batata's contemporary Peruvian cooking school. If you like food, go. Here, the fabulous, knowledgable Evita will...More

Thank VirginiaCW
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I loved this experience with Jose! We visited multiple local restaurants trying out specific dishes paired with various beverages. After the restaurant tour, we sampled various "street food" vendors (those which quality could be guaranteed)! Once the culinary tour concluded, we went...More

Thank andrewgray89
Reviewed 1 week ago

I still rave about this extraordinary culinary experience! Jose Luis is amazing and so knowledgeable - a walking encyclopaedia on flora and fauna of Peru. The bar, kitchen and marketplace were wonderful. I dont want to give to many details of the actual class as...More

Thank Tambli
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group had a great time sampling Pisco, appetizers and various fruits along with learning some history and Peruvian food culture. This was definitely one of the highlights of our trip. The class was well organized, playful and just a great time. I would definitely...More

Thank Minnie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to experience Peruvian food for our family trip and found the perfect fit in Cusco! Marcelo Batata is a great chef in Cusco and his culinary tour was well organized and impressive. Christina was our guide and her warm personality, expertise and diversity of...More

Thank loripArcadia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an excellent family experience full of tastings & cooking...not for young children due to the big flames in the main course, we were slightly nervous with our teenagers!

Thank LookingForFamilyFun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group had a wonderful time learning how to make 3-types of ceviche. José Luis was witty, kind, funny and best of all an amazing teacher. We decided to take this class while we acclimated to the altitude before trekking Vinicunca and Macchu Pichu the...More

Thank tonyprenger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was very interesting to know Art of Peruvian kitchen. Food was existing testy. It was a great pleasure to spend time to cook and communicate with our wonderful teacher.

Thank Anna N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently participated in a cooking class in Thailand and had so much fun we wanted to try something in Peru. The entire experience was different in a great way! Alejandro was our master chef for the afternoon. He knew how to keep the audience...More

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Suzanne K
October 2, 2017|
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Response from Stephanie G | Reviewed this property |
i emailed chef directly and was provided the reservation form via email! also booked when i was already there! just stopped by the restaurant to pay and finalize reservation!
Renee M
May 15, 2017|
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Response from JoseLuisCusco | Property representative |
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