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Address: Calle Escenica La Ropa S/N | La Ropa Beach, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
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+52 755 101 9711
08:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Sat 08:00 - 14:00

The Zihuatanejo Cooking School at Villa Casa Luna offers group and private...

The Zihuatanejo Cooking School at Villa Casa Luna offers group and private classes in authentic Mexican cooking. Chef Santiago Camacho and host Patsy Cummings invite you to learn the art of Mexican cookery in an elegant private residence just steps from La Ropa beach.

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Mexican experience-learning how to cooking mexican food

My husband Jim and I had two marvelous cooking classes with Monica Duran Perez the owner of the cooking school. We chose the TORTILLA SOUP, ENCHILADAS AND CHILAQUILES,and CHILE... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 July 2015
Marya M
New Westminster, Canada
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Kitchener, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

I tried to book to do a cooking class with my husband and I...I sent an email and Monica, apparently the owner, sent me a sketchy email saying where the place was...we tried to find it the day before...are you kidding?? stopped four times to get directions...there is nowhere called Zihuatanejo Cookng School..came back to our resort and they called...crazy... More 

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New Westminster, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

My husband Jim and I had two marvelous cooking classes with Monica Duran Perez the owner of the cooking school. We chose the TORTILLA SOUP, ENCHILADAS AND CHILAQUILES,and CHILE RELLENOS (FIVE STYLES) classes. One day Monica took us to the local market where we saw the wide variety of foods available and we tried some of the street food. Nothing... More 

3 Thank Marya M
Campbell River, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2012

this is my second time at Zihuatanejo Cooking School! A great day in Patsy's lovely home. Santiago is charming and the food was great! If you love Mexican cuisine this is a must. Eating at the huge dining table while listening to Patsy's stories was the perfect ending.

1 Thank SandiHengel
Acapulco, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2011

My wife got wind of this cooking class from a friend of hers whod raved about it on a previous vacation to Ixtapa. It was a 25 min cab ride from our hotel, Club Med but def worth it and our first time in Zihuatanejo. The owner of the lovley villa is also a chef and with her local assistant... More 

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Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2011

We had a wonderful afternoon at the Zihuatanejo Cooking School. My three friends and I booked the Monday class for Chiles Rellenos. We did four courses; soup, salad, appetizer, and the best chile rellenos we've ever had. They supplied us with knives and cutting boards with Chef Santiago and Patsy at our sides who brought us through every step of... More 

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Westport, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2011

My husband and I had a wonderful experience at the Cooking School....we did a three course meal with Chef Santiago. Some of us participated, some of us watched. The recipes were easy to prepare. Patsy (the owner), sent us the recipes by email and now we're enjoying them at home...we are so glad we had that experience. We're booking this... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2011

A fantastic meal in a beautiful setting, but I was let down. Spanish speaking (only) Chef Santiago is apparently very well known and seems to know what he is doing. I enjoyed watching as the substitute hostess (Patsy, the usual hostess was out of town) provided some degree of commentary, but it was her own and not the chef's. "Instruction"... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2011

We had a nice time at the cooking class. Our hostess and the chef were very good. My expectations were hoping that it was more interactive in that I also cooking what the chef was teaching us to prepare. It was more a passive experience as you sit and watch the chef prepare the food and then you eat the... More 

2 Thank SamanS
Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2010

The Zihuatanejo Cooking School, at Villa Casa Luna, with hostess Patsy Cummings and Chef Santiago Camacho, was a fun, inspiring and different experience. We were presented with a three course menu, and were instructed at our proper work stations how to prepare, cook and present the authentic local cuisine. Chef Santiago is an excellent teacher and together with Hostess Patsy... More 

1 Thank CasaHeidi
West Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2010

Our morning/afternoon at the Zihuatanejo Cooking School was absolutely delightful. Our hostess Patsy, and Chef Santiago, made an excellent team. The menu we helped prepare was black bean soup, squash blossom quesadillas and chilis relleno! We were all full enough that we had to pass on the dessert! Imagine that! I plan to go again, when I have visitors and/or... More 

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