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Valencia Paella Cooking Class with Mercado Central Visit

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    What to Expect
    Meet your bilingual guide at 10am at the Valencia School of Rice and Paella, and walk together to Central Market for a guided tour. Spend approximately one hour exploring this bustling market and collecting the necessary ingredients for your recipe. A hub of Valencia agriculture, the best quality ingredients for paella can be found here. Around 11am, return to the kitchen and learn the process of cooking a real Valencia Paella (the original Paella), which you will then cook for yourself.

    Relax and have fun as you cook with your group and learn from an expert chef about the makings of an authentic Paella. During the cooking process, indulge in a tasting of Valencia white wine served with a traditional appetizer. Once finished cooking the paella, sit down and enjoy the fruits of your labor. Complement your meal with a taste of Valencia red wine. The paella will be served accompanied by several starters and a traditional and delicious dessert.

    Upon completion of the experience, you will receive a diploma certifying your new cooking skills. Experience ends at the cooking school at approximately 2:30pm.
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    Departure Point
    ESCUELA DE ARROCES Y PAELLA VALENCIANA, Carrer del Bisbe En Jeroni, 8, 46003 València, Valencia, Spain
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    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 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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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This school is a beautiful space located in an incredibly charming neighborhood, and we were entertained for 4.5 hours by Maria and Chef Carolina!! We took a trip to the market where we heard about the history of the market, and all the key ingredients...More

    Thank AshleyD938
    EscuelaPaellas, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Escuela de Arroces y Paella Valenciana, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    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...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We had a brilliant time. From visiting the market to cooking the Paella and enjoying the meal afterwards this was a great experience. We learnt a number of great hints and tips that will help when making this dish in the future. On top of...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Sandy13th
    EscuelaPaellas, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Escuela de Arroces y Paella Valenciana, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    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...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We really enjoyed our cooking class from the market visit to cooking. Our guide took us to the market and explained everything she was getting for our meal. We went back and made the meal with Caroline who was very engaging! We had a super...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Lemame
    EscuelaPaellas, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Escuela de Arroces y Paella Valenciana, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    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...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    While on a 2 week cruise in the Mediterranean, we chose to participate in the Paella Cooking Class when in Valencia. It was top notch from start to finish. The Paella is so much a part of Spanish culture that everyone going to Spain has...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Allen P
    EscuelaPaellas, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Escuela de Arroces y Paella Valenciana, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    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...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We had an amazing time learning all about how to make authentic Paella. Maria and Pepe were so warm and engaging throughout the process. Everything flowed smoothly and we were able to relax and enjoy ourselves. From the market visit where we learned about the...More

    Thank Sherene S
    EscuelaPaellas, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Escuela de Arroces y Paella Valenciana, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    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...More

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    September 8, 2019|
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    Response from gill-m27 | Reviewed this property |
    You can book this with seafood paella. On our course four people were making traditional Valencian paella and two were making seafood. Just make sure you specify which you’d like to make on booking as there is a charge to... More
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    Debbie S
    August 24, 2019|
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    Response from Marcella P |
    Yes, just let them know and they will accommodate you.... they even do Vegetarian style
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    August 24, 2019|
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    Response from S6919EQandrewm | Reviewed this property |
    Probably worth contacting the School directly to put them on notice that you don't want rabbit meat included. I can't see any issues. One of the couples in our event were vegetarian and the School taught them how to make a... More
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