Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - If you are interested in Mexican food and looking for a different kind of experience during your Puerto Vallarta vacation, El Arrayán cooking classes are for you! Chef Diego Sánchez and owner Carmen Porras will guide you through a hands on class, while making it interesting including culinary techniques, cultural facts and history of ingredients in Mexico.
The entire team at El Arrayán is happy to announce that starting October 12, 2015 they will resume their Traditional Mexican Cooking Classes - and this season promises to be better than ever!
In addition to the very popular dishes taught in years past, this season, different types of moles, tamales, fresh salsas and desserts have been added to by popular demand.
According to Luxury Experience, "Carmen is someone who loves learning about and sharing traditional ways of cooking, reads antique cookbooks for inspiration and knowledge, and watches food shows on the television. With this as her culinary DNA, over the course of the class, she gave advice, and also imparted cultural and historical recipe knowledge as well, which made for a very interesting and memorable experience."
To see what's cooking during the Fall/Winter 2015-2016 season, click HERE for the El Arrayán cooking class schedule, and here's what you can expect:
Mondays: Breakfast + Tour + Class + Lunch
Meet at El Arrayán at 9:30 am. Go for traditional Mexican breakfast, visit to the market & tortilla factory. Come back to El Arrayán, receive printed recipes in English and embroidered apron Receive hands on instruction in English. Enjoy what we cooked for lunch with a cocktail or a glass of Mexican wine. These classes, which are taught in English and usually end around 2:30 pm, include transportation from El Arrayán to breakfast, to market, and back to the restaurant. Pick up and/or drop off at your hotel by Superior Tours available at extra cost, depending on your location.
Thursdays & Saturdays: Cooking Class and Lunch
If you are ready to learn the secrets from the pros this class is for you! Learn in their all stainless steel professional kitchen, bring the flavors of authentic Mexican cuisine to your home and have tons of fun at the same time. Carmen Porras and her team invite you to be a part of this unique experience where the aromas, flavors and colors of Mexico come together in one place... El Arrayán.
For cooking class reservations and more information, including full menus, pricing and payment forms, for individual classes & groups, please send an email to owner Carmen Porras at arrayanclasses(at)gmail.com, or call El Arrayán at (322) 222-7195.
About El Arrayán
Established in Puerto Vallarta in 2003, El Arrayán offers a rich variety of authentic Mexican dining options in an intimate setting, where only the best recipes are cooked with local ingredients of the highest quality. This makes them a proud representative of Mexican cuisine, which was declared an "Intangible Heritage of Humanity" by UNESCO in 2010.
Click HERE to learn more about El Arrayán.