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    What to Expect
    In the beginning of class there is a brief introduction in Josefina's home and kitchen. Your recipe selections for the day are based on class size. Classes with 8 students will be cooking the famous Yucatecan dish Cochinita Pibil as the main course (for those that don't eat pork, substitutions can be made). However, classes tend to run small so you will have more flexibility in what you can cook for the day (limited to 8 students).

    Around the prep-table, you will peruse Josefina's personal recipe book (note: with purchase of this culinary experience the e-cookbook is included - enjoy over 60 personal recipes from Josefina's home kitchen!) or discuss as a group and decide what to cook as a main dish. Many side dishes will already be pre-selected including how to make handmade tortillas, salsas, guacamole, salads and more!

    Following the introduction, you will take a short walk to the local market to pick out some fresh ingredients which you will take back to the house. Not only is her class a fun food thing to do it is also very cultural. The remaining class time you will prepare your meal which you will enjoy at the end of class (although, don't worry, Josefina will have some beverages and snacks to get you through the class).
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    25 Avenida Sur 271, Centro, 77600 San Miguel de Cozumel, Q.R., Mexico
    Departure Time
    11am (Cozumel Local Time)
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • All ingredients for cooking your meal (multi-course/ multi-dishes)
    • Snacks during class
    • Beverages (water, aqua frescas - traditional Mexican beverages, Margaritas and beer are available)
    • Small-group cooking class - limited to 8 people to ensure a more personalized and hands-on experience
    • Josefina's e-cookbook (with 60+ personal recipes)
    • Lunch
    • Snacks
    • Bottled water
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transportation to/from class (although we are happy to provide information on how to get to class from wherever you are coming from)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Multi-lingual (class available in English or Spanish)
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Vegetarian / gluten free option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • A small amount of walking is involved and on some uneven surfaces, please be aware
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This is my third visit in Cozumel. I wanted to learn how to make traditional and authentic mexican food while learn more about the culture and lifestyle of the island. Some cruises will offer similar excursions such as salsa and salsa but they're not half...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Rosildazzle
    Josefina G, Office Assistant at Cozumel Chef - Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

    I am so glad that you took the opportunity to join Josefina for the day in her home kitchen. We enjoy having seasoned Cozumel visitors and showing them something new (and tasty!). Thank you for joining us! And happy cooking with that e-cookbook *NOTE cookbook...More

    Reviewed 24 March 2019

    Josefina is an amazing woman and wonderful instructor. Shopping and cooking with her was truly an incredible exceptional experience. Just a short cab ride from the pier. Was sent instructions for he cab in Spanish but wasn't needed as both the cab driver to and...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    Thank chonseylee
    Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

    We had a wonderful time attending Josephina’s cooking school! The trip to the mercado was colorful, authentic and the end product of our market experience was delicious. Josephina is bright and a joy to be around! This class is a fun and an interesting addition...More

    Thank 574debrag
    Reviewed 30 January 2019

    Eight of us on a women's trip/cruise booked this cooking class with Josephina and we had SUCH a fabulous time with her! It is a short cab ride from the port and we arrived a bit early. She directed us to the garden where we...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    2  Thank stephaniecinFL
    Reviewed 25 December 2018

    I schedule a cooking class since I would be in Cozumel with my niece and her family and was looking for something that we could do that we be bonding experience as she has two children that I don't know really well. The class lasted...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    Thank Bruce L
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    Fournier_12
    22 October 2018|
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    Response from chonseylee | Reviewed this property |
    The class is actually through Cozumel chefs - they will send you instructions to Josefina's home in both English & Spanish. It's a short cab rid- I think we paid $10 to get there and $8 to come home. BTW bot cab drivers... More
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    4 October 2018|
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    Response from chonseylee | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, we were on a Royal Caribbean sailing. I believe the class was from 11 am until about 3 pm.
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    10 May 2018|
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    Response from edwardw26 | Reviewed this property |
    Josephina conducted both of the cooking classes we attended. She did have 2 ladies that helped prepare the food, cook, and clean-up, but they were supervised by Josephina. They essentially allowed Josephina to spend her time... More
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