Cookin' Cabo

Cookin' Cabo, Cabo San Lucas: Hours, Address, Cookin' Cabo Reviews: 5/5

09:00 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
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"Cookin' Cabo" Mexican cooking classes and Market tours in Los Cabos: San Lucas and San Jose. Delight yourself through a burst of Flavors, Colors, Culture and lots of Fun. From shopping for the produces at the local market back to our home kitchens. Our local Chefs and families will welcome you in their homes for an authentic "Mi Casa es tu Casa" Experience. Join our hands-on cooking classes in San Lucas or San Jose and cook an authentic Mexican feast all from scratch. More than just a cooking class, an Exceptional Culinary and Cultural Experience.
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Brandon C
Castle Rock, CO8 contributions
A little taste of family and fun, in a beautiful destination
Jun 2021
What an incredibly fun way to spend an afternoon in Cabo San Lucas. Carolina, and her family were so very welcoming, and the taste of everything they helped us make was incredible. From the margaritas, to the salsas to the tamales, and the extra fixings. We learned how to fire roast peppers, tips and tricks for getting the most lime juice from the fruits, and how to cut hot peppers without burning everything with your hands.

Even though it was an immersive experience, with 3 couples, this class was a blast and definitely not too hard of work at all. We went to an authentic market, selected all our ingredients, and then went to the family's home to cook up our feast.

Laugh, cook, taste, and experience what MX has to offer with this class. You will be glad you did!
Written 23 June 2021
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Erica M
Los Angeles, CA10 contributions
120% recommended - a fabulous experience
Jun 2021
A friend and I were in Cabo San Jose last week and one of the highlights of the week was a cooking class we took with Cookin’ Cabo.com.

We met just off the Marina and met a lovely family who were participating with us. (Private classes are available, and quite reasonable, but we thought it would be fun to meet others on vacation – and it was!) We arrived a bit early, and met the charming bartender, Marty, who prepared a really fabulous margarita. We were met by Caterina right on time. She was welcoming and personable – and her English is perfect. We all piled into a very nice and fully air conditioned passenger van and she immediately asked about food allergies or preferences. We then proceeded to visit local markets to purchase the produce, meat, and masa we would need (all included in the price). These markets were fabulous little gold mines and we noted their names to visit on a future trip. The meat and produce were really beautiful! (I had been to a local market just two days prior, and the produce didn’t come close to what we saw on our shopping trip!)

Caterina then took us to her mother’s home, in a lovely suburb. The house was perfectly suited for a cooking class. They have installed a fully commercial and spacious kitchen – which easily accommodated all of us working together. And the area where we did some prep work and later dined, was super comfortable, practical and colorful. Everything was spotless. And the moment we arrived, we were taught a super neat trick on how to really prep lime (or lemons) to get the most juice out of them (you’ll have to take the class to find out!). We were then taught how to make their version of a margarita – and it was fabulous! They left the margarita bar open and we could refresh as we liked.

Caterina dispensed the various prep assignments to each person who volunteered to take a task on. You could participate as much or as little as you want. Our menu consisted of Barbacoa – and it was delicious! The beef was so tender (she taught us how to do that!) and how to make a semi pressure cooker out of a regular pot with bits of masa sealing off the lid. With the loads of wonderful Mexican spices we used, it was so full of flavor. And we made fresh masa tortillas that I still crave today. She had someone who literally stepped in efficiently to clean every pot, pan, spoon, etc. we used and kept things spotless.

We never felt rushed and the pace of the class worked well with being on vacation. There was no pressure on anything. The length of the class was perfect! We enjoyed every moment of it and there was a lot of laughter throughout the experience. We also learned a lot of great techniques that apply to our regular home cooking – such as tenderizing meat, cutting lemons/limes, making tortillas, and much more. They email the recipes after the class so you don’t get caught up in having to write things down or take notes.

There was not one thing we would have changed. In fact, they have a couple of different locations – all within their lovely family – and my friend is taking her entire family for a cooking afternoon with Cookin’ Cabo in August in Puerto Vallarta.
Written 22 June 2021
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Stephanie H
3 contributions
Amazing
Jun 2021
I would say everyone should venture out and cook with Carolina & Anna, we laughed, we learned so much and we left feeling like we made the best choice with this excursion. I can't thank them enough this was the most memorable of my moments in Cabo this apstw eek.
Written 22 June 2021
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Keith F
Lemont, Illinois, United States34 contributions
Awesome fun way to spend a day
Jun 2021
My family and my sister-in-laws family spend the day with Izzy and his family learning to cook some great Mexican staples. Family was charming and worked super hard to make our class fun and informational. Learned to make some great Margarita's (need to find somewhere close to get Mexican Limes), Salsas, Chile Releno's (one of my favorites) with an awesome filling, Ceviche, Homemade Tortilla's and a beef main dish.
Written 22 June 2021
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Bernard F
San Diego, CA15 contributions
A Must-do While In Cabo
Fantastic experience with fellow tourists and our local family cooking in the kitchen and making margaritas. A truly hospitable and welcoming experience that we will forever cherish.
Written 18 June 2021
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Thanks so much for your candid review, on behalf of all the Cookin' Mexico Family in Los Cabos (San Jose and San Lucas), Playa del carmen and Puerto Vallarta we highly appreciate that you favored our business within these different times for all. Muchas gracias
Written 20 June 2021
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Janet B
17 contributions
SO MUCH FUN!
Jun 2021
Issy was a fabulous host and we loved our class. We did our class with 9 friends which made for a great day already but we learned a lot, saw a lot and experienced a better understanding of the culture with this opportunity. The kitchen is filled with love thanks to Issy's mom who is an absolute joy to be in the kitchen with! Issy taught us some great tips and recipes as well as used his first aid on one of our chopping crew :) LOL! Food was delicious and the margarita was SO good! Thank you for having us ~ we loved it!
Written 14 June 2021
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Thanks so much for your candid review, on behalf of Chef Issi and all the Cookin' Mexico Family in Los Cabos (San Jose and San Lucas), Playa del carmen and Puerto Vallarta we highly appreciate that you favored our business within these different times for all. Muchas gracias
Written 20 June 2021
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Wendy C
Osceola, WI243 contributions
AMAZING EXPERIENCE!
Jun 2021
Where to begin!! My husband and I took this cooking class with Carolina in Cabo San Lucas. We had the most wonderful time we went to the markets and shopped for the food and went back to her family home and she taught us how to make 3 different salsas and Guacamole we ate it with tortilla chips. We made Chile Rellenos, strip steak, homeade corn tortillas, and cheese sauce so much delicious food. and she also taught us to make margaritas too. It was such a special thing to be invited into their home and to be taught to make all this wonderful food and her mother was there helping they taught us so much and they were so much fun! I can't say enough about this tour it is definitely a must do when you are in Cabo! The cherry on top was the other people in our group they were all so fun and wonderful to share in this experience with. So thank you to all of them my husband and I will be doing this again when we are in Cabo, and we are telling everyone about it! Go and see them you won't regret this unique experience!
Written 12 June 2021
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Thanks so much for your candid review, on behalf of Chef Carolina and all the Cookin' Mexico Family in Los Cabos (San Jose and San Lucas), Playa del carmen and Puerto Vallarta we highly appreciate that you favored our business within these different times for all. Muchas gracias
Written 20 June 2021
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Danacat2000
Igualada, Spain4 contributions
Great cooking class!
Jun 2021
Wow!
Michael and I had a private cooking class with Carolina and from the start learned hacks from how to slice limes to seeding chiles! A great way to explore the cuisines of Mexico. I highly recommend doing this class, which started with market shopping then we were welcomed into Carolinas home. We prepared chicken mole and three salsas.
Written 6 June 2021
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Thanks so much for your candid review, on behalf of Chef Carolina and all the Cookin' Mexico Family in Los Cabos (San Jose and San Lucas), Playa del carmen and Puerto Vallarta we highly appreciate that you favored our business within these different times for all. Muchas gracias
Written 20 June 2021
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Richard W
Knoxville, TN7 contributions
The Best
May 2021
My wife and I attended a cooking class with three other attendees. We had a great time and Carolina and staff are the BEST at what they do. Everything was fantastic from first meeting to adios. Carolina even emailed me the recipes. Highly Recommend!
Written 1 June 2021
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Thanks so much for your candid review, on behalf of Chef Carolina and all the Cookin' Mexico Family in Los Cabos (San Jose and San Lucas), Playa del carmen and Puerto Vallarta we highly appreciate that you favored our business within these different times for all. Muchas gracias
Written 20 June 2021
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Mike H
Merced, CA10 contributions
Come hungry- leave stuffed!
May 2021 • Couples
This was a great activity! Carolina and her sisters made us feel like part of the family. The group we were in was so much fun it was like we'd known each other for years. Hint - Do not eat a lot beforehand. We made tamales for lunch and were to full to even think about eating dinner!
Written 26 May 2021
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Thanks so much for your candid review, on behalf of Chef Carolina and all the Cookin' Mexico Family in Los Cabos (San Jose and San Lucas), Playa del carmen and Puerto Vallarta we highly appreciate that you favored our business within these different times for all. Muchas gracias
Written 20 June 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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