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La Cocina Oaxaquena

Prolongacion Yagul Fracc. San Jose La Noria 209 | Fracc. San Jose la Noria, Oaxaca 68120, Mexico
+52 951 156 2893
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Great school trip visit

This was simply fantastic. 👍 A colleague and I brought 15 high school students to Mexico, and our... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
via mobile
Best experience in Oaxaca

We'd heard a lot about the food in Oaxaca and were keen to try a cooking class here. We looked at a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Laura E
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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La Cocina Oaxaquena is a cooking school devoted exclusively to Oaxacan cuisine and specializing in local dishes. The Chef Instructor Gerardo offers comprehensive hands-on cooking classes in a sunny traditionally decorated Mexican kitchen. Two 5 hours cooking classes are available everyday at 9am or 3pm. Pick up and return from your hotel. Price of the class MX$800.00 (USD$60.00) per person.
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good7%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Prolongacion Yagul Fracc. San Jose La Noria 209 | Fracc. San Jose la Noria, Oaxaca 68120, Mexico
+52 951 156 2893
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was simply fantastic. 👍 A colleague and I brought 15 high school students to Mexico, and our travel agency ACIS arranged this cooking class for us. What an incredible afternoon and evening, which started at 3pm and ended at 8pm. Highly recommended if you...More

Thank chicorico70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'd heard a lot about the food in Oaxaca and were keen to try a cooking class here. We looked at a lot of different places, but Geraldo's "La Cocina Oaxaquena" really stood out both from the excellent reviews, as well as the range of...More

Thank Laura E
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

The cooking class started with a pickup at my hotel in the morning followed by a visit of the local market. Great opportunity to get to know mexican fruits and vegetables that I didn't know from home. The class itself took place in Gerardo's mother's...More

Thank Jasmin H
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Had a great day. Beginning in the market is a really lovely way to start the experience. The class itself was great fun, in a wonderful home and beautiful kitchen. the food was delicious, and very easy to make! Geraldo's mother was also a great...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We enjoyed our experience. We were lucky enough to be the only ones in the class so got lots of hands on experience. The trip to the market was exceptional and we were able to purchase many ingredients we could take home for future dinner...More

Thank llaw305
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

This was a fun cooking class, which was topped off by a delicious meal. If you're looking to learn traditional Mexican recipes that you can recreate at home, then this might not be the best class. 2 out of 4 things you'll learn how to...More

Thank Gveugen
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We really enjoyed our afternoon and evening experience in the cooking school. Gerardo picked up all of the participants at our hotels, and then all five of us went to the Central Market to learn about the food there and what we would be cooking...More

Thank Harriet B
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We had an excellent time with Gerardo and Socorro (Gerardo’s mom). Gerardo pick us up from our hotel and took us to the market to do some shopping, from there we went to his house, a traditional Mexican house with a kitchen adorned with ceramics...More

Thank patdallas2017
Reviewed 28 November 2016

What a wonderful culinary experience. First, Gerardo took us to Central de Abastos. This is the largest market, at around 4 acres. He really took the time to show us the herbs, food and meat of his culture and lots of culinary tips along the...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

My husband & I participated in this activity as part of a group tour. The food was delicious and the instructions were very clear. The recipes seemed to be very time intensive, so we'll probably leave the cooking to the experts. It was a fun...More

Thank 1travlgirl
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Claudia G
Hola somos una familia mexicana que conocerá Oaxaca por primera vez en julio (2adultos , tres niñas de 15,12 y 8) nos gusta cocinar ynos gustaría tomar una clase en grupo puede ser en inglés o en español. Las niñas saben comer todo y tienen experiencia básica en La Cocina.
2 May 2017|
Response from Oaxaca_Cooking | Property representative |
Hola Claudia, Gracias por escribir, si me podrías proporcionar un correo y te pasó mi información. Muy amable, Gerardo.
Google Translation
I would like to contact Gerardo about his apartments for rent... call me on my cellphone 415 101 1993
9 April 2016|
Response from Luann H | Reviewed this property |
I wasn't aware that Gerardo had apartments for rent.