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Cooking classes are held at CASA CRESPO Restaurant. Casa Crespo is a cooking school devoted exclusively to the cuisine of Oaxaca. What better way to learn more about this region´s culture than by savoring Oaxacan cuisine?
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The cooking class was so much fun! We discussed options and came up with a menu as a group. Oscar took us to the market and explained about the different ingredients and their uses. It was very interesting. He was an excellent teacher and I...More
My husband and I take regular cooking classes in destinations around the world and this has been one of the best. First, Chef Oscar sat down with our group and devised a menu to suit our interests. Next, we took a walk to the local...More
Went to Oaxaca with my brother in law, who is a chef, to learn regional dishes and garner new inspirations. We met with Oscar the owner to discuss what we desired to learn. After some back and forth, we decided on tamales, ceviche, moles, molecito,...More
This was a fantastic experience for my cousin and I, as well as our spouses, who joined us afterward to help eat our meal. Chef Oscar was very thorough, from our tour of the Mercado, through preparation of the appetizers, main course, deserts and tortillas....More
My husband and I are both foodies. We love to eat interesting foods, and enjoy being adventurous in the kitchen. Casa Crespo Cooking Class was right up our alley.
We attended the class last month, and we were lucky to have had Oscar the chef...More
I loved this class. Oscar teaches you actually useful recipes, and you actually get to practice them. The market visit was excellent because Oscar showed us about other ingredients beyond the ones we were purchasing to use that day.
When we got back, there was...More
My wife, my daughter and I took Oscar's cooking class at Casa Crespo on the Saturday after Dia de Muertos this year. There were about 12 students in the class. My wife and I cooked with Chef Oscar before, about 5 years ago, and we...More
TLDR: Good food, stern cook
Chef Oscar has a strong understanding of Oaxacan cuisine and will work with you to design a menu that you'll enjoy.
I was impressed by his consideration when he asked where I was from so he could talk about ingredients...More