Cooking Class in Quito with Chef, Market Tour and Transportation

108 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 4.5 hr

Andres (the owner) will meet you at your hotel, if your hotel is close to the market we will walk there, if not we will take my comfy SUV. Andres will first take you for a tour in the traditional Central Market and surroundings to hunt for fresh local products that you will use during your cooking class. Then you will head to the restaurant which is located in a beautiful Colonial house in the heart of Old Town Quito. During this tour, you will experience life as a local and will learn how to make 3 traditional dishes with a gourmet twist, which you can replicate back home. Get ready for a packed day filled with incredible sights, tastes, and smells. And at the end of it all, you will be able to enjoy the delicious meal you cooked. Highly recommended experience!

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Galapagos Connoisseur

Market Tour
Visiting the market in Ecuador is a one-of-a-kind experience!
You´ll discover the best smells, tastes, and colors of fruits, vegetables, and spices that will help you create the perfect Ecuadorian meal. Andres will meet you at the main entrance of the Quito Central Market and will take you on a tour of the market and the surrounding area. Here you will meet the best specialty vendors, the stand that has the freshest vegetables, a cheese depot, yesteryear meat vendors, the lady who always has the best fruits, and an exotic fruit juice stand. The experience starts off by shopping for fresh ingredients and local products, some of which you will not be able to find anywhere else in the world.
Cooking Class
Back at the restaurant, the Chef will teach you Ecuadorian cooking techniques and tricks. You will make everything from scratch, chopping, dicing, and cooking like a true local.
Time to Eat
Once finished in the kitchen, the chef sets a beautiful table and all the hard work pays off. It´s time to enjoy your meal in a Colonial house in the heart of Old Town Quito.
Highly recommended experience!
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