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Cookin' Vallarta

Opens in 18 min: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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“chef enrique”(66 reviews)
“tamales”(69 reviews)
“cooking class”(131 reviews)
"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
Opens in 18 min
Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Marina Vallarta Residential Area | Meeting is at Starbucks, Galerias Vallarta-Liverpool shopping mall, Puerto Vallarta 48335, Mexico
+52 1 322 170 4277
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fun and very tasty. After a trip to the fish market and produce market and tortilla shop and learning how to choose the best of each ingredient we went to the chefs home and shared in the guided preparation of great food. Our class did...More

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Enrique and his wife made this cooking class and market experience great fun and very informative. We learned lots about selecting fish and produce and the food we produced was excellent . We look forward to receiving the recipes!!

Thank jsmith692
Reviewed 3 days ago

We met Enrique at the Starbucks in the Galerias Vallarta, an easy to spot location. He drove us to one of the local markets and gave us some reusable shopping bags so we could be help with the shopping. As we meandered through the cute...More

Thank Ariana Z
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I took the Cookin' Vallarta cooking class by myself. Four others joined the group. Meeting at the Starbucks in the Galleria Vallarta mall was very convenient and easy. Enrique took us by air conditioned van to a nearby market where we saw tortillas made from...More

Thank Designerco
Reviewed 5 days ago

Having just read the "poor & average" reviews, it seems that Enrique has NOT learned from past reviews and his "class" does not offer much opportunity for participation at all. I agree that the market experience was useful and educational. But the cooking "class" of...More

Thank micrabits
Enrique C, Propietario at Cookin' Vallarta, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hola Amigo, Thanks so much for your candid review, I will pay special attention to the aspects you mention. I sincerely apologize for not having met your expectations, I have no excuse. Again Thanks so much and remember: Mi Casa es tu Casa

Reviewed 6 days ago

Great experience. Wonderful people. Enrique taught us so much about food selection and preparation. I would recommend this to anyone.

Thank jacord2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time cooing with Enrique and his wife. We chose seafood day. First we went the market to buy the ingredients, Then it was on to Enrique’s house We fully enjoyed cooking with Enrique and his wife in their home. First we...More

Thank joycekelley1211
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I like to take cooking classes when traveling and this one was the best. Chef Enrique took us to the produce market, butcher shop and tortilla creator for masa. It was pork taco day so many dishes were created to make 3...More

Thank Mobile22542377157
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went, we saw, and we ate. Everything. We went to the Mercado, we shopped for fish, meat, tortilla meal, and vegetables. We got a running commentary on the background and history of the language and culture of Mexican cuisine - why stuff was popular,...More

1  Thank _999jwe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks to Enrique and his wife we had one of the best experiences of our time in Puerto Vallarta. We were fortunate to have them all to ourselves as just my husband and I were booked in on the day. We began the day with...More

Thank Cindy B
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October 26, 2018|
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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March 6, 2018|
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
February 16, 2018|
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Response from Enrique C | Property representative |
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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