Fill your head with new recipes and your belly with a delicious, 5-course meal. These recipes aren’t haute cuisine, but a look at what Guatemalan families actually eat on an everyday basis, dishes that you’ll want to recreate in your own home. This includes one of the staples of Guatemalan cuisine – hearty, delicious tortillas.
- 4 hrs
- Available Days:
- Every day
- 10:00 AM, 4:00 PM
- Hotel Transport Included
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
As you cook, your guide will tell you more about the local culture in Jocotenango. The whole course takes about 5 hours and includes an appetizer, a main dish, and a dessert. Wine (or juice) is included in your stay. You can either arrange for your own transportation or get picked up in one of the “chicken buses” that make up an essential part of Guatemalan transportation.
What to Bring
Comfortable clothes that you don't mind getting messy, hair ties if you have long hair, and a camera.
Bilingual guide, local chef, wine, juice, round-trip transportation, and a 5-course meal.
Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “BOOKING REQUEST” for full details.
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