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“peruvian cuisine”(116 reviews)
“cooking class”(210 reviews)
“chef jose”(45 reviews)
Immerse your senses in the best cooking class and culinary experience in Cusco. Our chefs will transport you to a unique atmosphere of Peruvian cuisine where a mix of cultures is reflected and where you can embark on a journey filled with native...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Calle Palacio 135, Cusco, Peru
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Reviewed yesterday

Our cooking class last week with Christine was one of the best culinary experiences we have had in a cooking class! Christine was a dynamic host full of passion for her native cuisine. Even my husband, who does not cook had a blast! My 23...More

Thank Rose C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our cooking class with Alejandro was our favorite activity in Cusco. We learned about the history of Peru and all of the varied culinary influences, different types of fruits/vegetables, and sampled many Peruvian dishes. We then cooked Lomo Saltado. Great class, incredibly interesting and delicious...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Alejandro was an excellent instructor both for the cooking and the history of Peruvian food. Entertaining from start to finish. Highly recommend!

Thank Mindy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

All the 5 star reviews say everything you need to know about this truly great experience. This isn't your typical cooking class...it really is a Culinary Experience and one not to be missed. It's interesting, informative, great fun, and utterly delicious! You will gain a...More

Thank theonethatescaped
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our cooking class was a phenomenal experience in understanding Peruvian culture via the foods they are famous for. The Marcela Batata staff was exceptionally fun, kind, and informative. Throughout the experience we had more food than we could imagine both that we cooked and different...More

Thank Jordan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not a cook, or a foodie, so the idea of joining my group of 16 for a cooking lesson—particularly one for three or four hours—seemed like a bad fit. Boy was I wrong! It was a delightful experience and the time just flew....More

Thank scottbihl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even those in our group not excited about the idea of a cooking demo left with huge smiles. The morning was entertaining, informative and delicious. Five stars!

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In one fabulous afternoon we learnt everything we wanted to know about Peruvian cuisine and its history, served up by Chef Jose with generous dashes of charm and humour. The experience was exceptional and kept us all captivated as we learnt about fruits, grains, Pisco...More

Thank ysheer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chef Jose takes you on a delightful culinary journey at Marcelo Batata’s. He explains the history of Peruvian cuisine and how best to enjoy it while you enjoy delicious appetizers prepared by the professional chefs. The cooking course includes a tropical fruit tasting, a visit...More

Thank Irwin S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful experience preparing our South American Andes clay dish, learning the andean culinary history and tasting the exotic fruits of Peru. Our chef Christina was superb and simply wonderful! She had a great knowledge the different aromas, textures of the potatoes, chilies,...More

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Response from Stephanie G | Reviewed this property |
i emailed chef directly and was provided the reservation form via email! also booked when i was already there! just stopped by the restaurant to pay and finalize reservation!
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