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Cancún: Cooking Class and Market Tour with Transportation

1. Cancún: Cooking Class and Market Tour with Transportation

Taking a cooking class is no doubt one of the best things to do in Cancún. After getting picked up from your hotel, head straight to one of busiest markets in Cancún with your chef. Delight your senses as you stroll through different food sections and immerse yourself in the scents of different herbs, vegetables, meat and seafood. Your chef will show you how to choose the freshest items for your cooking class. Once you arrive at the venue, refreshments, fresh fruit and water or coffee will be provided. The venue provides an intimate setting at one of the best Mexican restaurants in Cancún which opened more than 40 years ago. Spend the next 3 hours learning the tricks behind great Mexican traditional cooking and the origins of each dish. Experience a real Mexican kitchen using traditional tools like molcajete (stone mortar), comal (flat griddle) and clay pots.

Puerto Morelos: Tasty Mexican Cooking Class & Feast in Riv

2. Puerto Morelos: Tasty Mexican Cooking Class & Feast in Riv

Traditional Mexican cuisine was recognized by UNESCO in 2010 as an Intangible Cultural Heritage. Learn how to make authentic Mexican dishes during this hands on cooking lesson at a private cooking school. Prepare a 6 course gourmet meal, and feel like a member of the family during this small group experience. Your experience will start with a greeting from the friendly staff who will lead you to the dining room where you will have a small Mexican breakfast. Visit an organic garden where you will have the opportunity to learn about some of the herbs and chills that are used in Mexican cuisine.

Cancún: Chocolate Making Class and Tasting with Chef

3. Cancún: Chocolate Making Class and Tasting with Chef

Find out about the history of chocolate and the Mayan nobility who drank it more than 3000 years ago. In this 2.5-hour class with a local chef, you will learn about chocolate production and be able to taste its fruits. Use all your senses, touching, tasting, and smelling all the fresh ingredients needed to create a perfect chocolate bar. Listen as the chef instructor takes you step by delicious step through the process. Pause and enjoy a cocoa drink and dessert, paired perfectly and made with local ingredients and conforming to the highest quality standards and safety measures. Then get all the ingredients to make your own craft chocolate, guided by the chef. Listen as they share the secrets of how to produce the perfect bar of chocolate. At the end of the tour you can take your own bars back home to share with your friends and family.

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What people are saying about Cancún

If you want to truly see Cancun, this is the way to do it. Our guide, Nassim, was extremely knowledgeable and eager to share what Cancun has to offer. We were able to have authentic Mexican cuisine and learn to make it at home as well. Nassim made the class fun and inclusive of everyone in attendance. We all highly recommend!

This was an amazing experience. Alejandra welcomed us like friends and taught us techniques and recipes to bring to our home kitchen. Gardens surround the building with organic produce to supply the kitchen. If you're looking for an authentic experience you'll learn so much about Mexico & their food.

I was picked up at the hotel. Communication by email worked. The visit to the market was informative. We could watch the tortillas being made. I enjoyed preparing the food and the homemade food was very tasty!