If you are looking for a hands-on cooking experience, this tour is perfect for you! Learn to make traditional Mexican cuisine and enjoy the delicious, authentic food you make!
Enjoy a fantastic gastronomy experience in Acapulco as you learn about and make your own traditional Mexican cuisine dishes. You will get to visit the Mercado Central and find delicious locally-made tortillas, then go to a restaurant where you’ll cook and savor the best Mexican dishes. This is a hands-on cooking class where you will enjoy the delicacies you cooked.
Duration: 5 hours
Start and end location: Acapulco Bay Area
Availability: Year-round: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday
After 8:30 am or 8:45 am pickup (depending on your hotel location), you will first head with your courteous and knowledgeable tour guide to Mercado Central. There, your guide will show you the stands selling ingredients you will use during the cooking class. Admire the fruits, products and fresh vegetables sold and purchase everything you need.
In addition to the Mercado Central, your friendly tour guide will take you to the very unusual and magical Witch Doctor Market. Here, you will see all kind of roots, barks, flowers, petals, and all kinds of insects that serve for unimaginable medicinal purposes. Afterwards, you will stop by a tortilla factory, where you will purchase authentic tortillas to be used during the class.
Finally, you’ll head to the restaurant to begin your wonderful cooking class. Your chefs will share with you some of their own family recipes and cooking techniques. You will be able to indulge with delicious dishes that are enjoyed by locals during special celebrations. Your chefs will demonstrate the step-by-step preparation of the Famous “Carne a la Tampiqueña,” beef fajitas, tacos, enchiladas, beans, rice, and guacamole, decorated and/or accompanied by fresh cheese and sour cream. You will be treated like a VIP family member in a private cooking tour and end the tour eating what you cook during the class!
After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.