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El Arrayán Announces Winter/Spring Cooking Classes

January 15, 2013
Once again El Arrayán is sharing a few of their secrets during their fun and informative 'Mexican Cooking Classes' series for the 2013 Winter/Spring season. Classes are on scheduled Mondays from 9:30 - 3

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – El Arrayán, everyone’s favorite specialty restaurant in Puerto Vallarta, has begun their ever-popular Mexican Cooking Classes for the 2013 Winter/Spring season. Once again they are sharing a few of their secrets with a series of fun and informative cooking colloquiums.

On scheduled Mondays every month, a limited number of participants will join El Arrayán’s team for a traditional Mexican breakfast, visiting local purveyors, hands-on cooking instructions in their all stainless steel professional kitchen, and then enjoying what they've cooked for lunch!

The classes are at El Arrayán Restaurant from 9:30 am - 3:00 pm and the dates for these great experience classes are as follows:

• Monday - January 28th
• Monday - February 11th
• Monday - February 25th
• Monday - March 11th
• Monday - March 25th

Fees for these professional introduction to Mexican cooking techniques and ingredients classes range from $95 to $110 USD (depending on the menu) per person, per class. The fee also includes transportation (El Arrayán breakfast, market, and back,) breakfast, instruction, take-home printed recipes, an embroidered apron, and lunch, which includes one cocktail or glass of Mexican house wine. Class is conducted in English and will only take place with a minimum of 5 people.

El Arrayán’s cooking classes have become a popular activity for visitors and locals alike. Anybody who is interested in learning Mexican cooking techniques from a professional chef - whether you are a novice or a professional cook - should join us for an upcoming cooking class and add a little of El Arrayán’s award-winning food to your home-cooked meals.

On Monday, February 18th, the owner of El Arrayán, Carmen Porras, will be taking a group to the mountain village of El Tuito to visit some local small food producers while working on their unique artisan products. The price is $85 USD per person. This fee also includes transportation (El Arrayán to El Tuito, producers, lunch, and back.)

Space is limited. To find out more about menus, pricing, or to make a reservation, call (322) 222-7195 or email Carmen Porras at info(at) today.

Located at #344 Allende, just a short stroll up from the Malécon in El Centro, El Arrayán is open Wednesday-Sunday from 5:30 pm to 11 pm. Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. Visa, MasterCard and American Express Cards are accepted. Reservations online at or by calling (322) 222-7195.

Click HERE to learn more about El Arrayán.