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Josefina's Cocina Con Alma

Centro, Cozumel, Mexico
+52 987 105 5300
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Amazing experience!

I just finished my class with Josefina and couldn't be happier! I couldn't believe we could do so... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sam S
Chandler, Arizona, United States
Wonderful day!

We cannot say enough about this fun filled day! First of all Josefina is a delight, you will feel... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Donna C
Granbury, Texas
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Bienvenido! to Josefina's Cocina con Alama. "Alma" the word for soul in Spanish is how authentic Mexican cooking begins. We invite you to explore and taste the many wonders of Mexcian cuisine through hands-on instruction with the wonderful cook & chef, Josefina. Join Josefina in her Cozumel home and kitchen for a day to learn how to make regional Yucatecan delights as well as other Mexican dishes. The class is designed for those that want a "taste" of Mexican culture (you will even get to visit the local market). It is set up for all ages to enjoy, yet comprehensive enough for those avid cooks looking to hone and learn new skills. Be prepared to eat as you will cook a feast suited for the Mayan gods!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Centro, Cozumel, Mexico
+52 987 105 5300
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I just finished my class with Josefina and couldn't be happier! I couldn't believe we could do so much in 3 hours, but we did! We started the afternoon picking our recipe (there were 3 of us in class and we picked a chicken recipe...More

Thank Sam S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We cannot say enough about this fun filled day! First of all Josefina is a delight, you will feel like you reconnected with a long lost friend & Lupita is also a sweetie. We arrived a little early so she let us browse her garden,...More

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I had a great time with Josefina. We chose our main course from several recipes and Josefina took us shopping for the ingredients. We learned to make several dishes and the best margaritas I've ever had. Her guacamole compares to none and...More

Thank Sarabeth B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed this very much! True authentic Mexico. The house she uses for this cooking school is an older true Cozumel home. Josefina and her helper were so accommodating and very friendly. She showed us how to create some neat dishes and how things are prepared...More

Thank mamalaurel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We weren't sure what to expect when we arrived but Josefina's warm welcome put us at ease and prepared us for a great taste adventure. We selected our menu, walked to the market, experienced how locals shopped, and then tried our hand at food prep....More

Thank TravelingBates
Reviewed 27 August 2017

What a wonderful experience--from choosing our recipes, walking to market to buy ingredients, to cooking under Josefina's guidance. After 12 trips to Cozumel, we decided to sign up for a cooking class. So glad we did. Josefina is organized, friendly, and a wonderful teacher. I've...More

Thank texbear55
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Josephina and Lupita were amazing. Such humble, skillful and knowledgeable women. The best margarita and authentic guacamole that I've ever had, and I went NOT liking the two. It was fun to go to the local market and see how everything is done. From meats,...More

Thank Novii1281
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We so enjoyed this excursion. In fact, we swam with a shark, saw sea turtles, went on a sail boat, snorkeled and much more and one of the top high lights was this cooking trip near the center of Cozumel. We went to the local...More

Thank carole i
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Josefina's cooking experience was the absolute highlight of our trip. We got total first class treatment and an authentic experience with the culture. The shopping for the ingredients, learning to cook the food and the tasting was the best. Josefina treated us like VIPs and...More

Thank ltctony
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This was such a wonderful experience for my mom, my Kindergartener and myself. We took a taxi to Josephina's house and she met us at the door, even being a bit early. We got to tour the garden area out back, which was a learning...More

Thank Jvirdell
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20 October 2016|
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Response from emilyeegge | Property representative |
Hi - my apologies for missing this question - it depends on where you ship is docked. If downtown Cozumel the site is walkable and if outside it requires a 10 min taxi ride. Let me know if you have any other questions. Happy... More
31 March 2016|
Response from emilyeegge | Property representative |
So happy to hear that you joined us. Thank you! Yes, we no longer sell hard copies - it was easier to go paperless, so there is an e-cookbook that is available. Send us a direct email message and we will send you the details... More
Holly S
23 January 2016|
Response from emilyeegge | Property representative |
Hi Holly - my sincerest apologies - TA does not send me email notifications about q's and I just noticed this question you had. Hopefully you were able to get in touch with us through our website or other means. Again, I am... More