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Address: La Fortuna, San Carlos, Costa Rica, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica
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+506 2479 1569
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Costa Rica Cooking is the place where Chef Scott Alan showcases his passion...

Costa Rica Cooking is the place where Chef Scott Alan showcases his passion for cooking while using fresh, local ingredients from his beautiful home of La Fortuna/Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica. You will cook alongside him learning about the food and culture behind the dishes and hear many entertaining tales of life in Costa Rica. Our kitchen is located near the base of Arenal Volcano and boasts amazing views of the volcano along with the adjoining dog rescue center, Costa Rica Dog Rescue. This is a unique and rewarding experience and is a must while visiting La Fortuna.

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Really fun!

This was one of our favorite things we did in all of Costa Rica! Food was amazing. Kids loved learning these signature dishes.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
AlisonMS2
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Jackson, Mississippi
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Jackson, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was one of our favorite things we did in all of Costa Rica! Food was amazing. Kids loved learning these signature dishes.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I attended Chef Scott's class and had a great time. We learned a lot about cooking techniques, while having so much fun. He does a great job of being organized and having everything ready for the class and his staff is superb.

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Seal Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a "hands on" experience. Scott and his staff were highly skilled in creating A fun filled experience, in a beautiful Costa Rican setting with a view of the volcano.. The multi course meal was outstanding. This was a wonderful way to spend an Afternoon in La Fortuna, Costa Rica.

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Orange County, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On my fourth trip to Costa Rica, I did something different. While my husband and brother were canyoning, my sister-in-law and I took a cooking class from Scott, along with two of his helpers. We were the only two in the class and had a wonderful experience. We had handmade Mojitos and another Costa Rican specialty drink to sip as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Whoever said "I'm still full" is spot on! It was a fun and informative afternoon with chef Scott and his crew. The food and drink were plentiful and it was relaxed and easy. If you enjoy quality food and want to learn a little bit about Costa Rican cooking (from an American oddly enough) then you cannot go wrong here.... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Great cooking class (particularly for couples) with a focus on local cuisines. The venue is incredible - a spacious, open-air kitchen with an outdoor porch surrounded by the rainforest, and overlooking La Fortuna. Chef Scott and his crew are knowledgeable and fun, and the cadence of the cooking class is perfect (cooking time, balanced with relaxed intervals of eating/drinking). The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

I was looking for activities to do in Costa Rica and came across this idea. I thought it would be cool for and my boyfriend to try it out and it turned it to be awesome! We loved our chef and his staff. He definitely made it a fun and interesting experience, especially for my boyfriend who doesn't like to... More 

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Waterdown, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We had a great time with Cheff Scott Jonathan and Eddy. We were glad to have a hands-on experience with lots of fresh, local ingredients. We made a lot of food! 2 appetizers, 2 mains, 2 sides and a dessert which we want to make for our family when we get back to Canada.Just outside the kitchen we were visited... More 

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Lake Jackson, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Scott and his two assistants made sure my friend and I had a great experience. The class was 3 hours, and we loved every minute of it. We started off with mandarin lime mojitos and continued to sip those (with many refills) throughout the class. We then made our own fresh tilapia ceviche, patacanos and black bean dip, grilled pork... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This was an excellent time. We made the classic staple dish called Casado. I went with my girlfriend and we had a private lesson because no one else signed up. I think making the tortillas out of corn flour was my favorite part. We learned quite a bit of history and the host was excellent. All the food was fresh... More 

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