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NEW! Cook Like a Local Costa Rican Cooking Class & Dinner

Interactive delicious cooking experience


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Costa Rica Cooking Class and Dinner

There is something special about having an authentic experience while traveling abroad. Cultures identify themselves through their cuisine and Costa Ricans are no different -- and it's not just "rice and beans..." We invite you to have a delightful, local-style meal and enjoy what may be your most-memoriable meal in Costa Rica! 

Try your hand at preparing our favorite Costa Rican recipes!

You'll learn about Costa Rican food and local agricultural products such as yucca, tiquisque, mamón chino, sugar cane and other interesting local foods.

We'll pick you up from your hotel and drive about 5 minutes to an exclusive, hidden out place next to the enchanting El Salto waterfall near downtown La Fortuna. Upon arrival to your Costa Rica Cooking Class, you'll learn about the garden and farm where the fresh cooking ingredients come from. You'll get an understanding of what it takes to get the food from the farm to the table! To get started, you'll try your hand and mixing up a delicious homemade tropical Costa Rican cocktail or jungle juice! You will then get ready to learn how to cook up some Tico-style "picadillos," tortillas and "guisados" for a delicious sit-down meal and plenty of captivating conversation!

After dinner, relax with a cup of coffee, share some recipes and head back to your hotel to dream about the scrumptious food you'll hopefully recreate back home! Be sure to check out our Costa Rica Recipes on our Costa Rica Travel Guide section of our website.

 

INCLUDES


  • Delicious cooking class; home-cooked meal; transportation; memories to last a lifetime!

RECOMMENDED AGES


  • 5-85 YEARS

DURATION


  • 2.5 Hrs

WHAT TO BRING


  • Camera
  • and a big appetite!

DEPARTS


  • 5:00pm

Minimum People


  • 1 Min
IMPORTANT NOTES

IMPORTANT NOTES


Pick-up time: 5pm -- We'll pick you up at your hotel and drive to a hidden out location -- Close to La Fortuna -- Closer to Nature! Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions. This is one of the favorite things to do for families in La Fortuna. Skip the restaurant lines and join us for dinner! You will love to be able to cook and eat with a local!

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This cooking class experience was very enjoyable. We loved the presentation by Dora and enjoyed the company of another couple and their daughter. The facility is top-notch and the experience was very satisfying. Now we can say we know how to cook an authentic Costa Rican casado!
David and Carol Myford - February 24, 2020 at 8:16 PM
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Behind the central chuch in La Fortuna San Carlos, Alajuela 21007 CR
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