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Cook In Rio

Rua Belfort Roxo 161 | 2nd Floor, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22020-010, Brazil
+55 21 98894-9857
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Rio de Janeiro Small-Group Cooking Class
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Can food explain a culture? Cook in Rio offers Brazilian cooking classes in English to foreign visitors wanting to learn about Brazil, and some of the most fun and delicious Brazilian meals and drinks, like cassava sticks, shrimp moqueca or pork feijoada, batida de coco, caipirinhas and pe de moleque (peanut brittle). Every weekday at 10am or 4pm. The hilarious Chef Simone Almeida awaits you for messy fun.
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Rua Belfort Roxo 161 | 2nd Floor, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22020-010, Brazil
+55 21 98894-9857
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

I've had various cooking classes around the world and this is the best one I had so far. Very friendly chef Simone with passion and knowledge in food and cooking. We had heaps of great laugh, knowledge in food and cooking skills and very importantly...More

Thank Gillian G
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Take this class as soon as you get to Rio! Chef Simone effortlessly turns the kitchen into an engaging experience with the food and other attendees. Accompanied by her charm and some Bossa Nova music she draws many connections from the food you're preparing to...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This was a great class to learn about Brazilian cooking as well as Brazilian culture. Chef Simone was a great host. The class was small, just 8 of us, so was a nice relaxed environment. We all got a chance to do different things in...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This was the most fabulous experience in Rio! 4 hours of cooking fun complete with caipirhinas, apps, and a delicious dinner and dessert. Chef Simone is hilarious, has a great energy and makes everyone feel welcome. Go see her and enjoy the fabulous food.

Thank charlottem98
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Simone was amazing...She is incredibly passionate about cooking and Brazil. We not only learned how to make a typical Brazilian dish, but I feel I picked up new pearls about cooking in general.

1  Thank Mertskat
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Excellent! I try to take a cooking class in every country I visit and this did not disappoint. Simone is a fantastic chef. Come learn about Brazil through their cuisine - you will regret not going! There were young children with us (4 and 6...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Fantastic cooking class with Simone. Beautiful Brazilian food and very very entertaining. I would recommend all first time visitors book this class at the beginning of the visit to Rio. Simone provides so much valuable information on places to eat and drink and ideas for...More

Thank Anpatg
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We really enjoyed our time at 'cook in Rio' and learnt how to cook some traditional Brazilian food - a recipe we have taken back to the UK with us to impress our friends with. Thank you! :-)

Thank Emma K
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed this cooking class with Lavinia. I was in a small class with 4 in total and had a good time learning to cook Mocqueca (fish stew), flambe chorizo, brigadeiro and caparinha (cocktail). Lavinia is a teacher and also a tour guide so...More

Thank Andy T
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Cooking in Rio was fun-filled, delicious, and an unforgettable experience!! Simone's energy and understanding of cultural influence behind the dishes really added extra flavor to the class! Thank you Simone for an amazing time and amazing food! It was a perfect way to end our...More

Thank scamstra3
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