Mexico City – Azteca Cooking class with Star Chef Alfredo Chavez

During this Mexico daytrip immerse yourself in the art of star cooking and be inspired by star chef Alfredo Chavez and his preference for sustainable and organic dishes.

Tour description:

In 2010, Mexican cuisine was placed on the UNESCO a World Heritage list. Today, you will get the opportunity to learn about traditional ingredients and dishes in a very special way. In this unique Aztec cooking class, you will use techniques for Mexican recipes which have been around for over 1,000 years. Mexican cuisine is about life, heritage, culture and cooking with delicious flavours that will be remembered forever. Learn how to knead tortillas by hand, as well as prepare a variety of sauces and salsas using a traditional molcajete. Using over 20 ingredients that are endemic to Mexico, together with your Chef you will choose the days menu to create a savory meal which you can enjoy together.

About the Chef:

Alfredo Chávez (from Morelia Michoaca) is one of thje best Chefs in Mexico with inexhaustible creativity and passion for Mexican cuisine and its ingredients. He has revived traditional recipes from the past and chertishes this bond with Mexico´s pre-hispanic cultures. He was trained in numerous Michelin-starred restaurants in Paris, New York and Lyon. Currently, he is cooking at the well known restaurant Raiz Polanco in Mexico City. He pays special attention to the ingredients and where they come from striving for authenticity while maintaining a social conscience. He also chairs Gastroconsciencia A. C., a movement that saves and restores ecosystems while preserving ancestral culinary heritage.

This Mexico daytrip includes:

  • Small group cooking class (4 to 6 people) with bilingual guide (English / Spanish)
  • Date: Saturdays in August (is determined by the organizer)
  • Time: Start at 11 a.m., approx. 6 hours
  • Included: cooking class with chef, 5-course menu, free drinks, transport
  • Clothing: comfortable
  • Chef: Alfredo Chavez – one of the best chefs in Mexico
  • Local taxes
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