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Culinary Center: Restaurant and Cooking School

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Delicious Food and Fun

My wife and I attended a lunch session while on vacation and had one of the best experiences of our... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2018
Winterthur, Switzerland
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Cooking at the Ritz in Cancun

Had a great time learning about the mexican spices for Marinating and fish, and eating and drinking... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
Lauren H
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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

My wife and I attended a lunch session while on vacation and had one of the best experiences of our trip. Chef Mara was extremely knowledgeable about the history and and ingredients that make the local cuisine and she also made the class really fun....More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Had a great time learning about the mexican spices for Marinating and fish, and eating and drinking in a beautiful fully equipped kitchen. Highly recommended

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This was a very intimate and fun way to spend our Valentine's Day. It was just another couple and us sharing a wonderful dinner with Chef Mara Barba, who was both talented and charmingly sweet and kind. We learned about (and tasted) several Mexican wines....More

Thank David C
Reviewed 27 February 2018

A very unique experience, you are in the private kitchen in the Ritz overlooking the water. Mara was our chef and was personable, friendly and so knowledgeable. We had a five course menu where everything was better tasting than the last. She turned "ordinary" ceviche,...More

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I attended the Mexican cooking class at the Ritz Carlton. We visited from a hotel nearby. The culinary centre is a modern kitchen looking out to the ocean. We had 4 people in the class which ran for about 2 hours. Some...More

Thank Wanderer248904
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We were really looking forward to this event on our trip. It was better than good but not great. The class started about 30 min late because some guests were late. We waited for them before we went to the culinary center. (I don’t like...More

Thank beagles1013
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I had dinner at the Culinary Center at the Ritz Carlton in Cancun. The menu was centered on the Mexican flavors of corn. Everything about the evening - the food, the terrific staff, the kitchen where we watched the food being prepared (and where we...More

Thank Sonia L
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I haven't had this type experience before, but our Freshmen adventure was to die for...fun, friendly and great food at the end. Good value for money at under US$150 pp with 3 hrs of wine, food and well manicured fun! Chef Mara's...More

Thank BobFaircloth
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed this chef's table experience at the Ritz-Carlton. Chef was knowledgeable and told great stories. Food was very good - delicious. Picked up a few ideas for when we get home. Meal was very complete with wine pairings too. It was expensive but then again,...More

Thank Elissa F
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This was a very unique experience that I felt was only possible with a big group... lucky I was with a large group. Chef Manning was great! The service was spot-on! Tasted some amazing cheeses, honey etc local to the region. Learned a lot. Wish...More

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