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Cook In Rio

Rua Belfort Roxo 161 | 2nd Floor, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22020-010, Brazil
+55 21 98894-9857
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Can food explain a culture? Cook in Rio offers Brazilian cooking classes in English to foreign visitors wanting to learn about Brazil, and some of the most fun and delicious Brazilian meals and drinks, like cassava sticks, shrimp moqueca or pork feijoada, batida de coco, caipirinhas and pe de moleque (peanut brittle). Every weekday at 10am or 4pm. The hilarious Chef Simone Almeida awaits you for messy fun.
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Rua Belfort Roxo 161 | 2nd Floor, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22020-010, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chef Simone provided us with an amazing experience. I would do this again without hesitation. Well worth the time.

Thank Angela R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A perfect way to get a taste of the diverse Brazilian culture. The workshop was full of great foods, as well as historical background lessons, local experience tips and a lot more! Definitely recommend for people who are interested in cultural backgrounds of the countries...More

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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed April 7, 2018

Chef Simone's cooking class was one of the highlights of my stay in Rio! Her energetic and humorous teaching style made learning some of my favorite Brazilian dishes such an enjoyable experience. The class was intimate and fun--and delicious! I would highly recommend this experience...More

Thank millioncamels
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

My friend and I were on a South American cruise and chose an experience with Simone Almeida (Cook in Rio) for our second day. Despite being faced with a last minute change in time, Simone rallied around and managed to accommodate us and gave us...More

Thank JeanArnall
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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

My husband had tried booking this month's in advance before going on our honeymoon as a surprise for me as i love cooking but was unable to. Luckily when we were in Rio we thought we would try again to book it and got it...More

Thank Jeniffer W
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Reviewed March 2, 2018

We had one of the most pleasant cooking experiences with Simone Almeida today and wanted to share the experience with others. Simone is a charming, warm, knowledgeable person that makes the cooking experience of Brazilian food come alive. She balances a intimate knowledge of cooking...More

Thank Herman J
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Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful afternoon learning about Brazilian food and culture. Lots of interesting information about the fruits of Brazil. Simone showed us and let us help make a delicious meal of queijo coalho, linguiça, caipirinhas e moqueca com banana e farofa! Gostoso!!! Her English is...More

Thank Nancyls27
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Reviewed January 20, 2018

My wife and I visited Rio and wanted something a bit different to do and opted for this cookery lesson as it had been recommended to us - and we were not disappointed - a great way to get beyond the tourist face of Rio....More

Thank Hunky-Tudor
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Reviewed December 19, 2017 via mobile

We had an excellent time at Simone's cooking class. We were taught a few new tricks and were guided through the whole preparation of the dish including drinks. Simone also helped us to play the rest of our time in rio. Highly recommended this experience.

Thank Anthea882
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