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Valencia Paella Cooking Class with Mercado Central Visit provided by Escuela de Arroces y Paella Valenciana

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Valencia Paella Cooking Class with Mercado Central Visit

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Overview
Take home more than souvenirs from Valencia after taking part in this hands-on paella-making immersion class, during which you receive guidance from a chef and tour the Central Market alongside a bilingual guide. Ideal for novices and experienced cooks alike, this paella workshop is a great way to immerse yourself in Spanish culture.
Highlights
  • Learn to prepare paella in Valencia during a hands-on cooking class
  • Tour Central Market and pick up ingredients in the company of your bilingual guide
  • Enjoy a 3-course meal accompanied by complimentary local wines
  • All necessary cooking equipment, food, and drinks are included
Important Information
Departure Point
ESCUELA DE ARROCES Y PAELLA VALENCIANA, Carrer del Bisbe En Jeroni, 8, 46003 València, Valencia, Spain
Duration
4h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • English and Spanish translator
  • Cooking equipment
  • Wine tasting
  • Complete lunch
  • Beverages
  • Souvenir photos
  • Taxes
Exclusions
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 12 years
  • Children and youth under 18 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult and pay a child fee
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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texascajun1 wrote a review Mar 2020
Houston, TX178 contributions75 helpful votes
We had such an amazing time at our cooking class that began with a trip to the Central Market to shop for the ingredients for the authentic paella dish that we later made. Diana and Pepe were both very good but also so much fun! While the paella rice was cooking, they treated
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from EscuelaPaellas, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Valencia Paella Cooking Class with Mercado Central Visit
Responded 19 Mar 2020
Thank you very much for your kind words, we hope that you have the opportunity to put into practice all that you have learnt and cook delightful paellas for your family and folks. Remember that the recipe is always available in our website. It would be very helpful for us to have your recommendation and you to spread your experience to everyone who visit Valencia. We promise to keep on working to provide a top quality service to our clients. Best regards.
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Explore508806 wrote a review Mar 2020
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We loved our paella cooking class. Pepe and Elena were excellent host/chefs. They walked us through the paella preparation with deliberation and humor. They also easily accommodated our vegetarian request. Our meal was delicious, and the class was a fabulous experience!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from EscuelaPaellas, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Valencia Paella Cooking Class with Mercado Central Visit
Responded 10 Mar 2020
Thank you very much for your kind words, we hope that you have the opportunity to put into practice all that you have learnt and cook delightful paellas for your family and folks. Remember that the recipe is always available in our website. It would be very helpful for us to have your recommendation and you to spread your experience to everyone who visit Valencia. We promise to keep on working to provide a top quality service to our clients. Best regards.
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Jonathan T wrote a review Mar 2020
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Wonderful paella class in central Valencia. Very engaging and fun, and the final result was delicious!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from EscuelaPaellas, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Valencia Paella Cooking Class with Mercado Central Visit
Responded 10 Mar 2020
Thank you very much for your kind words, we hope that you have the opportunity to put into practice all that you have learnt and cook delightful paellas for your family and folks. Remember that the recipe is always available in our website. It would be very helpful for us to have your recommendation and you to spread your experience to everyone who visit Valencia. We promise to keep on working to provide a top quality service to our clients. Best regards.
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Louis C wrote a review Feb 2020
Kyoto, Japan5 contributions2 helpful votes
Overall, it was an enjoyable and entertaining experience at the class! We made a trip first to the central market to pick up the key ingredients required for the paella, explaining the differences in ingredients required for a Valencian and Seafood Paella (mostly from earth for
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Response from EscuelaPaellas, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Valencia Paella Cooking Class with Mercado Central Visit
Responded 26 Feb 2020
Thank you very much for your kind words, we hope that you have the opportunity to put into practice all that you have learnt and cook delightful paellas for your family and folks. Remember that the recipe is always available in our website. It would be very helpful for us to have your recommendation and you to spread your experience to everyone who visit Valencia. We promise to keep on working to provide a top quality service to our clients. Best regards.
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Eric B wrote a review Feb 2020
Stroud, United Kingdom54 contributions22 helpful votes
An excellent way to spend a morning in Valencia, with a first class lunch included (Paella with starter and sweet). We cooked the traditional Valencian Paella with chicken, rabbit, snails, tomato and beans, and we were given a lot of advice on how to do the job correcly and make
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from EscuelaPaellas, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Valencia Paella Cooking Class with Mercado Central Visit
Responded 26 Feb 2020
Thank you very much for your kind words, we hope that you have the opportunity to put into practice all that you have learnt and cook delightful paellas for your family and folks. Remember that the recipe is always available in our website. It would be very helpful for us to have your recommendation and you to spread your experience to everyone who visit Valencia. We promise to keep on working to provide a top quality service to our clients. Best regards.
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By: Escuela de Arroces y Paella Valenciana
Christine B
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Screwed
We were excited to book a cooking class while traveling in Spain. When the quarantined prohibited us from traveling
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JSCSPSTS
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Loved it!! ❤️
We had such a great time doing the paella class!! It was delicious!! We had never done a cooking class before so
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Stummer-Bruder
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Did not take place
Unfortunately we could not take the appointment due to the Convid 19 crisis. Unfortunately nobody answered our E-MA
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MsAnnC
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A Huge Hit!!
We had family and friends visiting us in Valencia and spent a big part of the day learning to shop for and make pae
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100paulr
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Don’t miss this authentic València experience!
Outstanding! Very fun and informative and absolutely the best paella We’ve ever had. Fun to go to the Mercado Centr
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danieldeath2020
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Excellent food and great fun
We loved our afternoon learning how to cook paella at the cookery school. Our chef was excellent and so much fun to
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janjK2781CY
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A top school for learning how to prepare Paella Valenciana (in just 4 hours)
The school is situated in the older part of Valencia (El Carmen). Inside the building there was a modern restaurant
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jshook95
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Vegetarian paella cooking
We had a fantastic time with maestro Carolina and the lovely Maria. We went on a Tuesday, so there was only myself
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Bled_SloveniaCilka
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Good fun, great way to get to know more about Valencia and its food
Maria and chef carlota, thank you so much for a great day in Valnecia. It was a highlight of my visit. I was the on
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atritelli
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Excelente
We had a excellent time. The teacher was a real pro. Learned a lot about how to cook a original paella valenciana.
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PJurecka
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Entertaining and Informative
A great way to spend an afternoon. The staff were entertaining but also careful to explain the fine points of maki
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OxanaD73
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A lot of fun and amazing result
Nice and friendly people teach you how to cook paella. There is no chance to fail, so even if you don't have a lot
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dragusta
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Very fun!
The paella we made was delicious, the guide and chef were well versed and personable. There was plenty of time to
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Adventure56817947387
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Fantastic experience learning to make paella
We were fed, given wine, and taught the intricacies of making authentic Valencian paella. It was worth every penny
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882genevievem
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Paella cooking Class
Loved the cooking class & dining experience. Wondering if it is possible to receive a copy of the photos that were
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h 30m
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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