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LocalAventura Tour: Mexico City Cooking Class
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Mexico City Cooking Class

Dive into Mexico's amazing food culture and learn how to make the most traditional recipes with the help of a local chef

4.5 hrs

Mexico City

2 ~ 12

Medium content


The best way to experience a city is through exploring its cuisine, and during this hands-on Mexican cooking class, that’s exactly what you’ll do! On this culinary adventure lasting 3 hours, you’ll cook authentic Mexican dishes in an informal and friendly environment where you will learn all about the passion of Mexican cuisine and have fun doing it. All cooking classes are hands-on, using the freshest local ingredients available. Mexican cuisine is famous around the globe for its unique flavors and rich traditions and history, and during this cooking class, you'll learn why. Join Local Guide Graciela for a customized experience involving a cooking class in her private kitchen in Colonia Roma in Mexico City. You'll enjoy a hands-on workshop, an ideal experience for immersing yourself in the Mexican culture. You will start with a quick introduction to Mexican ingredients and food history, followed by a hands-on cooking class, and finish with a wine pairing to fully enjoy the fruits of your labor. This is a workshop that connects you with the Mexican cuisine in a very special way.


  • Welcome with a mezcal tasting and "agua fresca"
  • Visit a local market
  • Mexican cooking history brief introduction
  • Recipes and ingredients detailed explanation
  • Hands-on cooking experience.
  • Tasting time and pairing experience.

Available days


Eligibility criteria

  • This cooking class is perfect for all foodie lovers who would like a deep immersion in Mexican gastronomy. All classes are designed so you can replicate the recipes back home.
  • Previous cooking experience is not required; classes are adapted according to guests' level
  • Class conducted in English or Spanish
  • Vegetarian and vegan options are available

What's Included

  • All theory, ingredients, recipes and selected beverages.
  • Meal that you will prepare
  • Wine or beer
  • Agua fresca 
  • Market tour
  • Dessert 

What's not included

  • Transportation to class 


  • While in the kitchen, we recommend wearing closed shoes.
  • Avoid wearing jewelry such as rings with stones, watches or bracelets as you will be working with fresh dough. 
  • Have a very light breakfast before class.


Learn a New Skill Good for Groups Family-Friendly Good for Couples




Our entire experience was amazing! Starting with a market tour is a great idea to get an introduction to a lot of the foods you will be cooking later on. Everything was delicious, the entire day was fun, and we learned a lot!

January 19th, 2019 Report ⚐


I am Graciela Montaño, a Mexican- born chef with extensive sommelier and pairing studies. I graduated from Colegio Superior de Gastronomia and Escuela de Gastronomía Mexicana, both in Mexico City. I run a TV show every Friday at 12:30 central time on public national channel ONCE TV. I grew up in Mexico City, a bustling metropolis where delicious food is accessible at any hour of the day. I was inspired to become a chef by my family. 

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