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Cookin' Vallarta

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"Cookin' Vallarta" Mexican cooking classes in Puerto Vallarta. We'll lead you through an experience of Flavors, Colors, Culture and lots of Fun. From shopping for the produces in a local market to our home and kitchen. Our Chefs will welcome you in...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Marina Vallarta Residential Area | Meeting point is at Starbucks, Galerias Vallarta-Liverpool shopping mall, Puerto Vallarta 48335, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great time meeting the people we had class with and instruction and information was amazing. From picking the food at the market to the cutting the octopus... it was all excellent. Then the food starts and really doesn’t stop, many items all...More

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Enrique C, Owner at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are very happy to read you FellowTraveler, it was an honor to have you in our Seafood class at Cookin´ Vallarta. Octopus is not on top of list of dishes our guests think to cook, it ends us always a success as it is...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had an amazing time first in the market learning about local ingredients for Mexican cuisine then back at Enrique’s house where we helped prepare the food. The care and preparation for this wonderful meal that included chicken mole was explained and paced in such...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Enrique C, Owner at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Gracias for recommending us, for joining a Mole class and for this lovely review we think it is important to take our guests to a local market where real locals go to get fresh produce. we are glad you enjoyed this part and the preparation...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We attended the Mole class. Enrique and his family are extremely gracious and a pleasure to meet. The market tour was nice and interesting We were disappointed with the structure of the class. A lot of the process and preparations were done by individuals or...More

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Enrique C, Owner at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Burkevillian, we are sorry we did not meet your expectations. Thank you for joining this Mole Class.

Reviewed 3 days ago

There is no better way to experience the cultural hospitality and food that to take a cooking class which includes shopping at the local markets. My husband , who is not the cook, was a little wary but, ended up saying that he would definitely...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Enrique C, Owner at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Gracias Escape... for this lovely review, we are glad to find out your husband would join another class, that sounds perfect, you ll find out in our website about Daily Menu prepared so you can chose your next dishes to prepare. Remember mi casa es...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

The class was interesting and we definitely made some great food - octopus ceviche, fish tostadas, guacamole. The people running it were very helpful, and it was fun cooking in someone's home. I would have liked more participation in the actual cooking. Most of our...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Enrique C, Owner at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking precious time of your vacations to join one of our class and for this candid review. We will keep in mind to have even more duties given to our guests. best regards.

Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a thoughtfully designed and guided experience. It was great to tour the market before starting the cooking portion, which was engaging for everyone in our group. Overall a very professional, entertaining, educational, and tasty way to spend a day in Puerto Vallarta!

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Enrique C, Owner at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Gracias for your candid review, we really appreciate your good words, for sure it is a different way to spend a Vacations Day in Puerto Vallarta, it is a learning experience and we were honored to have you in our class.

Reviewed 5 days ago

The class was fun and the food was very good. We explored a local market and had local tacos as well. They were delicious. I just would have preferred more cooking time. The guests prep the food for the chef and he shows us how...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Enrique C, Owner at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are thankful for joining a cooking class with us, we accept all suggestions so we can keep in mind we offer a cooking session with some other extras included during the experience.

Reviewed 6 days ago

We had lots of fun shopping and learning about the local food in the mercado. In the class we made numerous salsas, tostadas, tamales, and mole poblano. Enrique was excellent as our chef and teacher. Learning was a combination of hands-on, observation and demonstration. The...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Enrique C, Owner at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

True, we always make various salsas and guacamole in every class in addition to the Daily set Menu. You get the recipes in a pdf document after your class so there is no excuse not to make them for your family and friends, they will...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A really wonderful half day with the delightful chef Enrique, his wife Eri and their crew. The market was a delight as we shopped for the ingredients for our feast. Then back to his well equipped kitchen/school to cook our huge and delicious lunch as...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Enrique C, Owner at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

What a lovely review Thank You! for Recommending us. You said it all, we want every guest to enjoy this learning cooking experience, we have to have fun in the Kitchen preparing a Feast and All is there to Eat, we had such a great...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We loved the whole day! We love to cook so going from the market to kitchen is tops for us. You know it is fresh and real! Preparing and cooking right in front of our eyes with a great chef and his team were professional!...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Enrique C, Owner at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Muchas gracias for this lovely review, we really appreciate it. Yes it is really from the Market to the Kitchen and to your plate to enjoy this tasty Mexican meal. It was an Honor to have you Wendell and Bonita in our casa, Remember mi...More

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mollyg663
26 October 2018|
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Response from Enrique C | Property representative |
Hola Molly, thanks so much for getting in touch. For our cooking class we go to market in an ac vehicle and from there we drive to our kitchen where we do have tables and chairs.
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sevenevans
6 March 2018|
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Response from Enrique C | Property representative |
Muchas gracias Mindy, we have your reservation confirmed and we will take good care of you all and feel confident that all of the members of your party will have a good time. Best regards, Enrique
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Worldtravelinga
16 February 2018|
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Hello, my name is Enrique and I am the Chef and owner; Kids have a lot of fun in our cooking classes and they get to enjoy all the aspects from our cooking class and also the market tour; we have had wonderful cooking... More
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