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Cooking Classes with Paco Cardenas

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
+52 415 154 4010
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Memorable cooking experience with a gracious, passionate host

A group of four of us took a cooking class with Paco at his beautiful home yesterday. Since it was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Atenas, Costa Rica
via mobile
Not to be missed!

Every time I travel to San Miguel de Allende, I treat my guests to the market tour and cooking... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Incline Village, Nevada
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
+52 415 154 4010
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A group of four of us took a cooking class with Paco at his beautiful home yesterday. Since it was our first cooking class we were not sure what to expect. Our experience turned out to be the top highlight of our trip, not only...More

1  Thank tacomama635
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Every time I travel to San Miguel de Allende, I treat my guests to the market tour and cooking classes with Paco, and every group has indicated that hands down, this was the highlight of their trip. By exploring the market with a knowledgeable chef,...More

1  Thank TahoeKaren
Reviewed 11 September 2017

My husband and I took Chef Paco Cardenas' tour and cooking class with two friends. This tour was like the exclamation point at the end of a beautiful week in San Miguel de Allende. We've debated since how differently we might have felt if we...More

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We took the market tour and cooking class with Paco on Monday. Every detail was attended to in a way I have NEVER seen and I've taken cooking classes around the world. Beginning with your own market basket (with you name carved in brass, tortilla...More

Thank Sandy O
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We were fortunate enough to take the Market Tour and Cooking class with Chef Paco Cardenas. Armed with a shopping bag, we made our way through the local market with this locally known chef. Beginning with a roasted chicken, our mouths watered with samples. We...More

Thank VaArtist
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I have taken Paco's class twice and my mother has been three times and we have loved it every time. The market tour is very informative and interesting and the cooking class took place in a beautiful outdoor kitchen. It was hands on learning that...More

Thank smiller5849
Reviewed 3 November 2016

A group of us from Spanish class decided we wanted more than just language classes! So we found Paco's class and experienced an afternoon learning the ins and outs of the local food market before heading to cooking class. Paco wants you to learn how...More

2  Thank mpippitt
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Once again, this time with my son, my wife and a close friend, we had the opportunity to try new recipes and historian, tour guide through the markets, chef, teacher and, most importantly, a gracious and welcoming host in his home. Always a highlight of...More

1  Thank agingracefully
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

We took a class for our family of five. Paco Cardenas was a great Chef and instructor. We have had classes all over the world and this was the best ever. Great food and beautiful location

Thank Todd R
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

My wife and I took Paco's class a couple of years ago and thoroughly enjoyed it. This visit to San Miguel we renewed our acquaintance with Paco and his wonderful market tour and cooking class at his home. This time we were accompanied by my...More

Thank rhfalken
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colette g
4 February 2016|
Response from GerriHayes | Reviewed this property |
you can do it online or go to Petit Four his bake shop. It was $150 for the day. You can also select ala carte. Just market tour,just cooking or just dining.. It seemed a lot but was worth every penny. he has many nice... More
8 August 2015|
Response from TahoeKaren |
US $150 pp/day, and worth every penny. It is educational, delicious, fun. Every time I come to SMA with friends I insist they take the class and tour, and every single one claims it was the highlight of their trip.