Cooking Class in Quito with Chef, Market Tour and Transportation
Andres (the owner) will meet you at your hotel, if your hotel is close to the market we will walk there, if not we will take my comfy SUV. Andres will first take you for a tour in the traditional Central Market and surroundings to hunt for fresh local products that you will use during your cooking class. Then you will head to the restaurant which is located in a beautiful Colonial house in the heart of Old Town Quito. During this tour, you will experience life as a local and will learn how to make 3 traditional dishes, which you can replicate back home. Get ready for a packed day filled with incredible sights, tastes, and smells. And at the end of it all, you will be able to enjoy the delicious meal you cooked. Highly recommended experience!
Afternoon Coffee in Quito - Foodie Tour with empanada cooking class
This tour is truly a foodie paradise, come along for a wonderful experience in Quito!
Take part in the timeless tradition of Afternoon Coffee (El Cafe de la Tarde) in Quito. Explore the Historic Center in search of hard-to-find local shops. Taste authentic Ecuadorian and Quiteño cuisine. You will have a great in-the-know guide who will take you on a foodie adventure along the narrow and busy streets of Old Town. Your friendly guide will entertain you with great stories about the food you taste and the shops you visit.
- Afternoon food walking tour in Quito's Historic Center
- Visit hard-to-find shops: a coffee roaster, a chocolatier, a yesteryear cafeteria for tasting local treats and ice cream.
- Make coffee the local way with a "chuspa" or cheesecloth filter.
- Entice your palate with local treats, great coffee, delicious chocolate, and plenty more culinary delights!
Loja is known as the "Cradle of Artists", the most eco-friendly city in South America and also as the Capital of Music. Loja is considered as a destination to enjoy history, culture, food and nature. This tour is designed to show you all of this in a couple of hours
Group Spanish Classes in Quito - 5 Days (20 hours per week)
Located in the Colonial Area of Quito, the Old Town, our Spanish Classes are dictated by University Degree professionals. The design of our programs allow you to have an effective learning of Spanish while traveling and also letting you know about the culture at your own pace and according to your goals.
Learn about our local cuisine and our organic products. We will visit and purchase some of the items from the local "10 de Agosto market". Then we head to a family house and beginning cooking our own meal!
Quito Private & All Inclusive Cooking Class with Certified Chef
Would you like to get to know the Ecuadorian cuisine while visiting? This half day tour takes you to the local food market in the historical centre and to a very cosy restaurant close to the Basilica where you will prepare your traditional Ecuadorian dishes. The Ecuadorian chef goes to the market with you and explains you about the endemic fruits and vegetables. You will be given a chef’s hat, an apron and a mini recipe book with 3 dishes you will be cooking. These recipes that you will cook are traditional Ecuadorian dishes: Locro Quiteño, Encocado and a Chocolate soup. These three recipes were chosen because the ingredients used can be found all over the world. Therefore, you will be able to cook it once again in your own country for your family and friends.
Ecuadorian cuisine with cocoa: class and tasting from Guayaquil.
This half day experience allows you to visit an organic farm with several plantations where you can choose the products of the harvest to prepare your own food. This is a fun and educational way to learn more about Ecuadorian cuisine, where you will learn to make typical dishes with natural and fresh ingredients. You will be surprised how easy and tasty it is to cook with products from the farm to your table. Then we will participate in an entertaining and educational experience to learn more about the wonderful world of chocolate. Discover how cocoa is grown, harvested, fermented and dried, the most valued in the world for its quality and flavor.
Taste the cocoa fruit and learn about its properties and health benefits. Participate in an artisan chocolate workshop, where you will learn how to roast, grind, refine, temper cocoa and create your own chocolate bars or chocolates with different flavors and percentages of chocolate. You will be an expert chocolatier!
Enjoy a private and authentic cooking class in a local home with your host Maria, a warm and wonderful host who uses family recipes in most of her dishes. This is a perfect experience for anyone looking to connect with the local culture over food. Maria’s passion for food started young, when she was a cooking assistant in her mother's kitchen! Maria learned to cook traditional meals from her mother. And then used this skill and knowledge to run her own restaurant, where she served authentic Ecuadorian meals that she grew up eating. For the last 21 years, Maria has been working in the hospitality and gastronomy industry.
• Cooking lesson in a local home in Ecuador
• Learn to make authentic Ecuadorian dishes in home kitchen
• 100% private activity
• Experience Ecuadorian culture in the quiet neighborhood of Sangolqui
• Vegetarian and gluten-free options available
Cocoa or the Comercial name Chocolate is famous all around the world but you will learn from first hand and you will also participate on this unforgetable experience. Culinary is part of each culture but Cocoa was born many years and centuries ago in this land. So it will be a unique opportunity to learn and taste culture in a different and fun way.
Quito Cooking Class is a half-day tour that takes you to the local food market in the Historic Center of Quito for an intense culinary experience. First, the chef goes to the market with you and explains everything you need to know about Ecuadorian endemic fruits and vegetables. Then, you will prepare traditional Ecuadorian dishes in a cozy restaurant.
Before the Quito Cooking Class begins, you will receive a chef’s hat, an apron, and a mini recipe book with the three Ecuadorian dishes the chef has selected for the class. These may include Locro Quiteño (potato stew), Encocado (fish stew), Chocolate fondue, and others. The cooking class usually starts around 11:30 a.m. However, when booking you can let us know if you would like to change the time.