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3-Course Cooking Class provided by Costa Rica Cooking

3-Course Cooking Class

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Join Chef Scott Alan and his local chefs for a fun and entertaining afternoon of Costa Rican cooking while learning how to make delicious tropical dishes and cocktails. You can participate in the meal creation or choose to sit back, relax and watch. On a clear day, you’ll see amazing views of Arenal Volcano in the relaxed atmosphere while preparing and tasting your meals. Learn new techniques in a pura vida atmosphere, enjoy amazing views and make sure to bring your binoculars and camera because toucans are spotted on a daily basis.
Important Information
Departure Point
El Buho, 150 north east of the catolic chearch, La Fortuna, Alajuela, Alajuela Province, La Fortuna, Costa Rica
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • All food is included, all you can drink mojitos, wine, beer, soft drinks, water and tropical drinks.
  • Transportation from Hotel
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 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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Eefie wrote a review 17 Jan
Fort Lauderdale, Florida19 contributions2 helpful votes
Scott is friendly and the kitchen is located in a beautiful area - surrounded by beautiful nature and the view of the Arenal mountain. Unfortunately, Scott’s assistance, who was responsible for cleaning after us and making sure everything stays organized, had to leave shortly
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Date of experience: January 2021
caribbeankids wrote a review 12 Jan
West Chester, Pennsylvania5 contributions
So Amazing! All 8 of us loved the food and had a blast. Tons of food and Chef Scott taught us so much. We even cooked our dinner again when we got back home.
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Date of experience: December 2020
Karla Brock wrote a review 1 Jan
Atlanta, Georgia3 contributions
We spent New Year’s Eve afternoon with Chef Scott and his assistant and had an amazing time. Chef Scott has successfully combined his passion for cooking with his love of people and dogs and has created a truly unique experience. We prepared and ate three courses of Costa Rican
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Judi W wrote a review Mar 2020
Orlando, Florida277 contributions103 helpful votes
My husband and I took the afternoon cooking class. One other couple had also booked the class. We had a fun afternoon learning from Chef Scott. He immediately made us feel welcome. We began the class with preparing Mojitos which we could add fruit to our liking. They were
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Krista S. wrote a review Feb 2020
Little Rock, Arkansas7 contributions1 helpful vote
Do you love great food, a local experience, meeting interesting people, and gorgeous panoramic scenery? This is the stop for you. Chef Scott made us comfortable immediately with his casual, yet professional style and hospitality. He introduced us to plantains two ways, secret DR
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Date of experience: February 2020
About the operator

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By: Costa Rica Cooking
Costa Rican Cooking Experience
This was an incredible experience. Learn to prepare the typical cuisine and cocktail of this country while enjoying
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Anne-Marie B
Highlight of Arenal
Had so much fun! It was such a great experience. Definitely worth it. We highly recommend. Chef Scott is so cool an
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Alina C
Fun and Delicious
My friend and I went to this and we really enjoyed it. We spent several hours learning how to cook numerous dishes,
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Drinks, food and FUN!
Chef Scott and staff were amazing! Provided lots of new cooking tips and tricks! And the recipes that we prepared w
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Alana S
One of the highlights from our time in Arenal!
We did the cooking class with Chef Scot back in Feb 2018 and my husband and I still talk about it to this day! We l
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Wonderful hands-on cooking experience with Chef Scott Alan!
A must-do experience if you love cooking or just love delicious food! My teenage son and I spent a wonderful after
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Fun experience!
The Costa Rican cooking class was one of the highlights of our trip! The kitchen had an amazing view with a relaxi
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Unique Experience; Excellent Value
Chef Scott is treats you like a long-time friend from America and teaches you to cook authentic Costa Rican food.
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Spectacular experience
This class was a highlight of our 4 days in the La Fortuna/Arenal area. Chef Scott teaches small classes upstairs i
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The cooking class my family took while traveling in Costa Rica was truly a highlight. The class itself was well org
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A highlight of the trip!
This class was so fun, informative, and very hands on with the cooking. Hoping to re-create some of the recipes bac
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Anita P
Unforgettable experience
Chef Scott..we will never forget him! He gave us a lot of attention to detail with the food we were cooking. It was
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Delish experience!
Costa Rica cooking added extra value to our honeymoon. We both had a lot of fun, Chef Scott and his sous chefs were
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Carolyn M
The Best Farm to Table Food EVER!
Freshness and deliciousness was taken to a whole other level with Costa Rica Cooking. The Certified Organic farm f
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Amazing Visit
I had an amazing time here! I love to cook for fun and I learned so many cool new techniques in his class :) They a
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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