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Chefparade Cooking School

Pava utca 13 | District IX, Budapest 1094, Hungary
+36 20 316 1876
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Chefparade Cooking School is contemporary cosmopolitan cooking studio where you can master the basics of Hungarian cooking in a fun and interactive atmosphere. Our hands-on courses give you the opportunity to cook and ask questions side-by-side with our Chefs. Learn about the basic ingredients and spices like paprika along with best cooking practices so that you’ll be able to regale your family and friends for a fantastic Hungarian dinner in your homecountry.The courses run in the late morning hours finishing with a lunch. Our classes are not only cooking classes, but you get the most information of Hungary and Budapest. People, traditions, moods, tastes, stories.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Pava utca 13 | District IX, Budapest 1094, Hungary
+36 20 316 1876
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a great time. Gerda is awesome. Very engaging, helpful, and really good at running the show. We had A LOT of food which we enoyed in our hotel room for a few days.

Thank debc614
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were met at the Grand Market of Budapest by our lovely host and Chef Gerda. We had a tour of the market and stopped for a typical Hungarian breakfast consisting of sausages breads and cheese. We then proceeded to the Chef Parade Cooking School...More

Thank Courtney706
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Chefparade is a well equipped, experienced kitchen facility for learning about traditional Hungarian cookery. For novices and expert cooks alike, this is a great group activity with family and friends. The cooking leaders are friendly and quickly adjust to the level of client ability and...More

Thank Becca1002014
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We were fortunate enough after a cancellation to be the only students, and Anna was an amazing hostess. We are a gay married couple so we were a bit nervous but she was great, we met a bunch of farmers and other purveyors of foods,...More

Thank Stephen T
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent experience. Casual. Anna our instructor was fabulous. We purchased the entire package and the taxis worked out well. Great cookbook with fabulous step by step photos although the"secrets" are taught in class. Highly recommend.

Thank JEH522
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I attended the cooking school at Chefparade and learned a lot about Hungarian cooking in an easy, low-stress manner. I am a somewhat accomplished cook, and my husband is great with preparing food on the grill, but other than omelets, not so...More

Thank annaliese828
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We took a half day cooking class with my 11-old son. We cooked goulash soup, chicken paprikash and apple strudel. Our chef Barbara was a brilliant instructor and a lovely person. Even my son with bad skills in english followed easily and took eagerly part...More

Thank Laura_Jegor
Reviewed 26 June 2017

I took the premium package + had my wife join me for lunch when we were done cooking. Our chef was Oliver who was excellent and very entertaining. He also made sure everyone participated and felt welcome and comfortable. And yes the beverages flowed throughout...More

Thank larry478
CookingBudapest, Manager at Chefparade Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Hello, First of all, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Secondly thank you for the kind words, we are really glad you and your wife enjoyed the time you spent with us, discovering the hungarian gastronomy! Hope you will put...More

Reviewed 6 June 2017

If you like cooking or would like to find out more about Hungarian cooking, this was a very good experience. I would recommend going on the market tour for sure. This was a good way to start the day and learning about Hungarian cuisine. We...More

Thank dbayer2017
somloi, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Chefparade Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Dear Debbie! I am really glad you enjoyed both the cooking course and the market visit! Thank you for giving us a good review, and for taking a part of this experience. Hope you are going to put the recipes to the test once you...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017

I had reserved the premium package with the Chefparade Cooking School, and this included round trip taxi transfers to and from our hotel (Castle District), breakfast in the market along with a tour of the market and then we went to the cooking school where...More

Thank Roofie
somloi, Vendégkapcsolati vezető at Chefparade Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Dear Roofie! Thank you for taking the time to give us a detailed review about your experience with us. I am happy you enjoyed the time you spent with us, we are trying to make our classes, tours better and better. With the paprika you...More

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Response from Michelle W | Reviewed this property |
Our chef, Anna did ask us a lot of questions to see if the menu she planned would be something we'd enjoy. If there is something in particular that you'd like to make you can always reach out to them before booking. Happy... More