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Cooking Classes with Paco Cardenas

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Address: San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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Learning and tasting with extraordinary Paco!

We took the market tour and cooking class with Paco on Monday. Every detail was attended to in a way I have NEVER seen and I've taken cooking classes around the world. Beginning... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Sandy O
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Los Gatos, California
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Los Gatos, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the market tour and cooking class with Paco on Monday. Every detail was attended to in a way I have NEVER seen and I've taken cooking classes around the world. Beginning with your own market basket (with you name carved in brass, tortilla cloth, tasting fork/napkin) we started in the town square and he showed us where to... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were fortunate enough to take the Market Tour and Cooking class with Chef Paco Cardenas. Armed with a shopping bag, we made our way through the local market with this locally known chef. Beginning with a roasted chicken, our mouths watered with samples. We tasted local fresh fruits and examined vegetables. The chef introduced us to local purveyors of... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

I have taken Paco's class twice and my mother has been three times and we have loved it every time. The market tour is very informative and interesting and the cooking class took place in a beautiful outdoor kitchen. It was hands on learning that ended with a delicious dinner. We have happily suggested it to multiple friends and family!

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

A group of us from Spanish class decided we wanted more than just language classes! So we found Paco's class and experienced an afternoon learning the ins and outs of the local food market before heading to cooking class. Paco wants you to learn how and where to buy all the ingredients for his recipes. So a field trip through... More 

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Once again, this time with my son, my wife and a close friend, we had the opportunity to try new recipes and historian, tour guide through the markets, chef, teacher and, most importantly, a gracious and welcoming host in his home. Always a highlight of our visits to San Miguel, I have been quick to recommend this experience to a... More 

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1 Thank agingracefully
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

We took a class for our family of five. Paco Cardenas was a great Chef and instructor. We have had classes all over the world and this was the best ever. Great food and beautiful location

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Longview, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

My wife and I took Paco's class a couple of years ago and thoroughly enjoyed it. This visit to San Miguel we renewed our acquaintance with Paco and his wonderful market tour and cooking class at his home. This time we were accompanied by my son and daughter in law and all of us had a great experience. We prepared... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

We were met by the chef bearing gifts for us. He took us to the market and introduced us to many merchants and lots of delicious food and beverages. We learned about crafts and culture. This was only the start of the adventure. After our shopping and tasting, we went to Chef's house and prepared a meal that he designed.... More 

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Honoluly
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

We spent almost 2 hours visiting the vendors and food stalls to see what was unique and how to use cactus and tomatillos and other fruits and vegetables. We tasted the best roast pork ever! The market also had crafts and it was delightful. We then took a 10 minute ride to Paco's house and had lovely afternoon cooking and... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

While visiting friends in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, they arranged this wonderful cooking class experience with Paco Cardenas. From the moment we met Paco, the experience was terrific. He first took us to the local market where he introduced us to several vendors where we could get the best ingredients for the recipes he would be making for us... More 

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