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    What to Expect
    In the beginning of class there is a brief introduction in Josefina's home and kitchen. Your recipe selections for the day are based on class size. Classes with 8 students will be cooking the famous Yucatecan dish Cochinita Pibil as the main course (for those that don't eat pork, substitutions can be made). However, classes tend to run small so you will have more flexibility in what you can cook for the day (limited to 8 students).

    Around the prep-table, you will peruse Josefina's personal recipe book (note: with purchase of this culinary experience the e-cookbook is included - enjoy over 60 personal recipes from Josefina's home kitchen!) or discuss as a group and decide what to cook as a main dish. Many side dishes will already be pre-selected including how to make handmade tortillas, salsas, guacamole, salads and more!

    Following the introduction, you will take a short walk to the local market to pick out some fresh ingredients which you will take back to the house. Not only is her class a fun food thing to do it is also very cultural. The remaining class time you will prepare your meal which you will enjoy at the end of class (although, don't worry, Josefina will have some beverages and snacks to get you through the class).
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    25 Avenida Sur 271, Centro, 77600 San Miguel de Cozumel, Q.R., Mexico
    Departure Time
    11:00 AM
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • All ingredients for cooking your meal (multi-course/ multi-dishes)
    • Snacks during class
    • Beverages (water, aqua frescas - traditional Mexican beverages, Margaritas and beer are available)
    • Small-group cooking class - limited to 8 people to ensure a more personalized and hands-on experience
    • Josefina's e-cookbook (with 60+ personal recipes)
    • Lunch
    • Snacks
    • Bottled water
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transportation to/from class (although we are happy to provide information on how to get to class from wherever you are coming from)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Multi-lingual (class available in English or Spanish)
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Vegetarian / gluten free option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • A small amount of walking is involved and on some uneven surfaces, please be aware
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled 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 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Wonderful experience! Josefina is patient, informative and welcoming! Enjoyed the local market and having the native experience.
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    This was an excellent class! Señora Josefina was a very knowledgeable cook with a great deal of teaching experience. The local market was an easy (short!) walk, was clean, and had everything from homemade marshmallows to fresh fish to clay cook pots. The mole we made was
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    Really enjoyed this cooking class. Very authentic! Josephine is a lovely instructor has such an interesting story and is very compassionate about her cooking! It was really fun to go to the market and experience the life style of the local people. All of the food was great!
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    Can't say enough about how wonderful this experience was. My wife and I were looking for a private tour, and Emily contacted us the day before our cruise departed to tell us we could book this for just us. We were a 5 minute taxi ride ($8usd) from the Punta Langosta pier to
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    We had a wonderful experience with Josefina and her cooking class. We were on a cruise and were a bit nervous getting to her place and back on our own. We had nothing to worry about. The timing for the class was well within our time on shore in Cozumel. The short taxi rides
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    Response from Josefina G, Owner at Cozumel Cooking Class
    Responded Nov. 20, 2019
    Thank you so much for taking the time to join me for the day! So glad you took a chance to come of the ship and find us! Glad you enjoyed chatting with Emily via email (she is indeed super helpful). I am delighted that I got to share my home and customs with you and for sure feed you a wonderful meal with your assistance. Thank you!! Hope to have you back to the island again soon!
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    By: Cozumel Chef - Food Tours
    603 reviews
    floridalibn
    Lakeland, FL
    453179
    One of the best!
    Our family enjoys learning about new places by taking food tours, so we were looking forward to this one in
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    debodozier
    Atlanta, Georgia
    54
    Excellent tour!
    This was not our first visit to Cozumel, and we wanted to do something different. This tour was perfect! We
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    nancyt899
    Charlotte, North Carolina
    10
    Cooking with Josefina
    Wonderful experience! Josefina is patient, informative and welcoming! Enjoyed the local market and having the
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    Happiness629460
    10
    Top-Notch Class
    This was an excellent class! Señora Josefina was a very knowledgeable cook with a great deal of teaching
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    MKGtrips
    DC
    61
    Authentic and so worth it
    Geraldo (Gerry) was our guide. He was funny, smart, professional, and knowledgeable. What an interesting and tasty
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    Amb_Medic
    Minnesota
    7845
    A must experience for true local food, culture and island knowledge
    This food tour continues to be our favorite and by far best experience on the island. We take the tour every time
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    TheFamilyCoordinator
    Texas
    20
    Cozumel Chef
    Really enjoyed this cooking class. Very authentic! Josephine is a lovely instructor has such an interesting story
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    Q6052ADkarenk
    40
    Great way to spend a few hours
    We had an amazing guide in Jerry (Geraldo) and the food was very authentic and delicious! We were so full at the
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    I4052TXtomd
    10
    Truly exceptional!
    Jerry has been doing these tours for five years. He clearly loves his country and all of its wonderful foods. His
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    capnlarsfl
    41
    Awesome Time
    Can't say enough about how wonderful this experience was. My wife and I were looking for a private tour, and
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    WTFDOUWANT
    Sugar Land
    31
    Excellent local eats
    Going off the tourist area to eat some authentic local cuisine. Not your typical Nacho or fajitas. Great tour
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    Roving620037
    The Woodlands, Texas
    20
    Truly wonderful experience
    We had a wonderful experience with Josefina and her cooking class. We were on a cruise and were a bit nervous
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    Brandi S
    20
    A must do in cozumel!
    We just went on this tour for the 3rd time and it was just as amazing as the last 2 times. Gerry is the most
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    Derenda S
    Smyrna, Tennessee
    2611
    Authentic
    We had the best experience with Josefina! The food was amazing and we even learned to make homemade tortillas. I
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    Inspire35357113827
    Nashville, Tennessee
    10
    Food tour
    Excellent. Gerry was great very informative. Had a great time. Had some yummy authentic food. Toured the Mexican
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