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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 20-10-13 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Quito Culinary Tour and Cooking Class
All tours follow the latest local health authority advice, including mask usage and social distancing. Urban Adventures has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which recognises companies that have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols.
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Updated 20-10-13 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Few travelers do more than sample Ecuadorian food when in Quito, but during this culinary combo experience—including a food tour and cooking class—you can fully immerse yourself in the country’s cuisine. Visit Quito’s oldest bakery, cook in the company of a local chef, and learn how to make popular dishes for skills you can take home with you.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Av. Gonzalez Suarez 142
    Av. Gonzalez Suarez 142, Quito 170135, Ecuador
    Hotel Quito Lobby: Av. González Suárez N27 142 y Gonzalez Suarez. Find the exact meeting point with what3words: ///spend.weep.pylon
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    Quito
    Stop: 5 hours
    Travel through backstreets to the southern part of Quito and admire the city’s historical architecture as you make your way to a local Quito home to test out your cooking skills during an Ecuadorian cooking class! Learn how to make authentic tamales and empanadas. Your expert chef will teach you how to perfect these authentic dishes before you get to taste these popular Ecuadorian dishes.
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  • You'll end at
    Av. Gonzalez Suarez 142
    Av. Gonzalez Suarez 142, Quito 170135, Ecuador
    Hotel Quito Lobby: Av. González Suárez N27 142 y Gonzalez Suarez. Find the exact meeting point with what3words: ///spend.weep.pylon
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Take a food tour of Quito before participating in an Ecuadorian cooking class
  • Visit bakeries and markets, before creating empanadas and tamales
  • Small group capped at 12 participants ensures an intimate experience
  • This is the ideal culinary introduction to Ecuador for food lovers
Important Information
Departure Point
Av. Gonzalez Suarez 142, Quito 170135, Ecuador
Duration
6h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Food tour
  • Cooking class
  • Local English speaking guide,
  • Transportation,
  • All meals as indicated in the itinerary
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 6 years old
  • Quito's climate is variable so it is recommended to use sun block for sunny days. Please bring your camera because you’re sure to have special memories
  • For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 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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mwilliab wrote a review Feb. 2020
4 contributions
We had a fabulous day visiting a local bakery where we had the chance to help make Ecuadorian quesadillas -- quite different than the Mexican kind. We also enjoyed hot chocolate with -- mozzarella cheese (way better than we expected!). We then visited a lovely local market and
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Date of experience: February 2020
bakery wrote a review Dec. 2019
Canada853 contributions219 helpful votes
What a great way to explore the tastes of Quito! The tour started at one of the traditional markets of the city, where we met a few vendors and learned about what they were selling. Next we visited a bakery, where we toured the kitchen, then sampled Ecuadorian quesadillas and
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Date of experience: December 2019
mediawise wrote a review Oct. 2019
Titusville, Florida22 contributions18 helpful votes
A most memorable dining experience. We bought and prepare a typical Equadorian meal. Touring the market to buy the ingrediants was the opening to the hands on culinary experience. We then spent the afternoon preparing and eating ingredients from the market. The “tour” last
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Mariank9camp wrote a review Sep. 2019
Rindge, New Hampshire62 contributions43 helpful votes
The culinary tour started with a walk through a local food market. This was no tourist attraction, I believe we were the only tourists there, but our guide made us very comfortable. He had been going there with his grandmother since he was a boy and that made it all the more
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Date of experience: September 2019
H Baze wrote a review Jan. 2019
2 contributions
This tour was so much more than we expected...and I highly recommend it to anyone wishing to gain a local connection to Ecuadorian cuisine. We started our journey in a local market where our guide (Pablo) knew many of the vendors and shared his stories of attending the market
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Date of experience: January 2019
Response from qui2u, Guest Relations Manager at Quito Culinary Tour and Cooking Class
Responded Jan. 31, 2019
Thank you for sharing your experience with us, we hope to see you soon in another Urban Adventures around the world.
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Key Details
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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