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Puerto Morelos, Mexico
Tasty Mexican Cooking Class with Feast in Riviera Maya
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Traditional Mexican cuisine was recognized by UNESCO in 2010 as an Intangible Cultural Heritage. Learn how to make authentic Mexican dishes during this hands-on cooking lesson at a private cooking school set in the Maya jungle. Prepare a 6-course gourmet meal, and feel like a member of the family during this small-group experience. Once all the food is cooked, celebrate your culinary accomplishment with a traditional Mexican fiesta, complete with drinks, tequila shots and music.
  • Mexican food cooking class, followed by a fiesta
  • Learn how to prepare a 6-course gourmet meal
  • Make tortillas on a Mexican comal
  • Enjoy drinks like hot chocolate, Mexican coffee, as well as snacks
  • Feast on the food you prepared during a traditional fiesta
  • Breakfast and transport from select hotels in Cancun and the Riviera Maya included
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Starter
Sopa de Lima (Lemon soup)
Every Monday
Ensalada de Nopalitos (Cactus Salad)
Every Tuesday
Main
Cochinita Pibil (Pull pork in pibil sauce)
Every Monday
Carnitas (Pork Confit)
Every Tuesday
Arroz Verde a la Veracruzana ( Veracruz Style Green Rice)
Every Wednesday
Tamales Verdes (Green Sauce Tamales)
Every Thursday
Salpicon de Res (Beef Salad)
Every Thursday
Quesadillas de Champiñones y Papa con Chorizo ( Mushrooms, Potato, and Chorizo)
Every Friday
Dessert
Flan de Coco (Coconut Flan)
Every Wednesday
Flan Napolitano
Every Friday
Cooking class
Snacks
Gourmet 6-courses authentic Mexican meal
All drinks and recipes you will prepare and an apron.
Professional guide
Tour escort/host
Gratuities
transportation to the venue (round transportation available at an extra cost)
Mexico Lindo Cooking , Carretera Ruta de los Cenotes Km. 6.2, 77580 Puerto Morelos, Q.R., Mexico

Optional hotel pickup and drop-off is available for an additional charge. Please contact us directly to verify pricing and availability. You can also reach us by car or taxi driving to la Ruta de los Cenotes Road Km 6.2 in Puerto Morelos and turn left on the pink sign.

This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements/allergies at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Service animals allowed
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Mexico lindo cooking
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Tasty Mexican Cooking Class with Feast in Riviera Maya?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
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What is the policy on sanitization during Tasty Mexican Cooking Class with Feast in Riviera Maya?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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What is the social distancing policy during Tasty Mexican Cooking Class with Feast in Riviera Maya?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Tasty Mexican Cooking Class with Feast in Riviera Maya?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Tasty Mexican Cooking Class with Feast in Riviera Maya.

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star-5
Amazing experience — highly recommend.
Karl_D
, Feb 2022
Chris was a great chef and has deep love and understanding of the Mexican cooking culture. The food we prepared together was excellent. One tip — arrange your transportation back in advance.
icon Response from Host , Feb 2022
Thanks for coming to our cooking class Karl, it was nice to have you with us and we are happy that you enjoyed our Mexican food! Hope you can visit us soon!!
star-5
Mexico Lindo Cooking - Salud!
Jennifer_S
, Feb 2022
What an exceptional experience - a must do for anyone visiting Quintana Roo. Chef Ale was superb! The quintessential hostess, master chef, story teller and historian... Ale brought everything to life in the tastes of the Yucatan. Mexico Lindo Cooking was a delight in every way!
icon Response from Host , Feb 2022
Wow!! That is a great way to keep following my passion! Thanks so much for your words , please come back, my house is your house always !
star-5
Cooking
Sharon_T
, Feb 2022
A great experience. Ali was knowledgeable, professional and inviting. Learned many new tips. Great for a group of friends
star-5
All-day Mexican Cooking Extravaganza
Pat_M
, Jan 2022
This was an exceptional cooking class!! It lasted all day, and included breakfast, various beverages, and a wonderful late lunch. Every minute was packed with interesting cooking tips and great background info on Mexican culture and history. The location was out-of-the-way (having a car was a big plus) but SO interesting, a beautiful completely outfitted Mexican country kitchen, with two guest rooms attached for those who want to stay a little longer. Alexandra was a great teacher and provided great insights into Mexican life which we couldn't have gotten any other way. We LOVED it!
icon Response from Host , Jan 2022
Pat!! Thank you so much for these amazing words, it was more than a pleasure to receive you, hope you really enjoy your recipes at home! Hopefully next time you can stay at our place and have a wonderful vacation!!
star-4
Just know that you may...
Eva_A
, Jan 2022
Just know that you may not have Alejandra as your chef. I wish I had known that, as we wanted to take the class with Alejandra. The lady we got was great. Attentive and knowledgeable. She did engage everyone in the cooking. I would ask who the chef will be, before singing up for this class.
icon Response from Host , Jan 2022
Hello Eva, thanks for your visit and for leaving your review. I am so happy that you enjoyed this cooking class!! We have professional Chefs in each one of our classes and tours, and what we want is for you to enjoy and learn about our Mexican food and traditions, so sorry for this inconvenient.
star-5
Best Cooking Experience We've Had
Eric_V
, Aug 2021
Amazing. Everyone there was so friendly and warm. The food was amazing. I'm definitely taking back some new tricks and tips to US with me.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2021
Thanks for your visit Eric! We were very happy on receiving you and happy that you learn something of our traditional kitchen!!
star-5
Awesome Experience
LeslieCauley_K
, Aug 2021
This was an awesome experience and it was so intimate and you feel like you are in your grandmothers kitchen learning how to cook - they grow majority of the food onsite and she takes you out and shows you the garden - we missed the breakfast because our transportation driver got lost but I would definitely recommend and eating the lunch that you cooked was the end to a perfect day.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2021
Thankis for visiting us Leslie!! We are so sorry that were not able to try our breakfast but we would receive you happily in the future!!
star-5
A must do cookingworkshop!
Eva_R
, Jul 2021
EVERYTHING! We had a blast. Alejandra and her team are the most welcoming, professional, friendly, inspirational cookingschool-team every met! And I have done many of those cooking courses😊. It’s a day filled with discovering new flavours, learn how to use your taste palette, get to know a lot about the real, traditional Mexican cuisine, cooking methods and ingredients- and all this in the most beautiful and serene setting in the middle of the jungle.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2021
Thankyou Eva!! Thanks for visiting us and letting us show you about our trafitional cuisine, we really hope you can visit us again!! We will be more than happy to have you back with us :)
star-5
Unbelievable!!
Tom_P
, Jul 2021
This food class was the best experience that my husband and I have had in Mexico. We fell in love with our chef Chris and Alejandra, they were so sweet and patient with us and made us feel like we were part of the family. I would absolutely recommend to anyone that wants to do something different and fun and I will definitely do it again when we come back.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2021
Thanks a lot for your time and for spending the day with us!! It was a pleasure meeting you and Maria and we will definitely be very happy to receive tou many times! You are part of the family for sure!
star-4
This was a great experience.
Vic_C
, Jul 2021
This was a great exposure to elements of Mexican culture through food and traditions. This was a an informative session in an authentic Mexican kitchen.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2021
Thanks Voc, for visiting us and enjoying our traditional Mexican food!
star-5
Amazing cooking class
Richard_R
, Jun 2021
This was an amazing class. All about mexican culture and Mayan dishes. The chef is very well prepared and makes you feel at home. I loved the garden, flavors and the great service they give you in Mexico Lindo Cooking. Gracias Chef Alejandra!
icon Response from Host , Jul 2021
Thanks a lot Beto for coming and letting us keep our traditions alive !! We will see each other again!
star-5
You will not taste Mexican food like this in your hotel!!!!
Lisa_M
, Jun 2021
5-Star excursion all the way! We had a pleasant gentleman pick us up from our hotel which was 40 minutes from Chef Alejandra's kitchen. Roundtrip fare was approx. $90- we had 4 people in our party and we picked up another couple on the way- so the experience was max. 6 people. The property was secluded in the Mayan lush jungle like atmosphere- there was a very large garden with many fruits and vegetables. It was a rainy day but it did not spoil the fun as was most indoors or under a pavilion ourdoors. I suggest wearing comfy shoes to walk around as the outdoor garden area. THere was also sunscreen and bug spray provided free of charge. We began having breakfast with Chef Alejandra with a famous Mayan tea along with danish and breads, we then prepared a 5 course meal- including homemade tortillas. EVREYTHING in the process had a story of the Mayan culture- a true authentic Mexican experience! The lemon/chicken tortilla soup was to die for! Chef Alejandra is very proud of her culture and brings this to life through her cooking and you will experience the same. You will not only learn about the history of the Mayan cuisine, but you will also get a hands-on tutorial on actual preparation of the food (measuring, blending, cutting, ect.). The cooking facilities look very authentic with bright colors, and we had disposable cute aprons that were also provided. The overall experience is an ABSOLUTE must if you visit Mexico! You will NOT taste authentic Mexican food like this in your hotel, I promise you! To Chef Alejandra- do not stop doing what you love to do as we will be back! Lisa & Claudio
icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
Lisa!! Thanks for coming and such a nice feedback! I wont stop doing this and please do come back!! Thanks thanks thanks and more thanks
star-5
Best experience in Cancun
Steve_G
, Mar 2021
The location and facilities are absolutely amazing and completely transport you into a different culture and place to learn new things. Alejandra welcomed us and explained a few things, then it was on the the first round of food and drinks. We relaxed and talked for a bit before getting started on our cooking and learning experience. From basic to advanced skills and techniques, Alejandra was patient and informative. Every step along the way she explained history and options to make the recipes easier to reproduce at home. We were so impressed with everything that we are planning to book one of their culinary vacations later this fall or next spring.
icon Response from Host , Mar 2021
Wow, thanks so much for coming and soending the day with us, we will definitely love to have you back here!! Thanks for your words!
star-5
Must do cooking class! We will be back!
melissa
, Dec 2020
This was an amazing experience! Claudia was fantastic and we learned so much about cooking and Mexican dishes beyond just what we were preparing for the day. We prepared tortillas all the way from the corn to the tortilla, which was amazing. We will definitely be back on our next trip to learn more dishes. This was an all day experience. We arranged transportation through them (which was cheaper than a taxi so definitely arrange ahead of time either though then or Viator or another company or if you have a car it would be easy to drive) and were picked up at 9 and didn’t leave the class until after 5 to head back so plan for it to be all day. Also we were the only 2 at the class due to there being less visitors because of COVID so we got lots of personal attention. If you need to contact them to confirm or arrange transportation I was able to reach them through Google Message and she responded back to me through there. I wasn’t able to reach them on the phone but everything turned out fine and they picked us up and dropped us back at our hotel in Cancun once I arranged it with them.
star-5
Fun and Facts
Benjamin_W
, May 2019
The class was full of facts and a lot of fun. The class provides a foundation to build on. The instruction is interactive and the entire staff are knowledgeable and helpful. If you take this class you will not be disappointed.
star-5
Best Cooking Class Ever!
LuvLivi
, Jul 2018
My husband and I had a one-on-one cooking class with Thomas. It was so much fun. Thomas is an amazing Chef and made accommodation because I am a vegetarian. Upon our arrival, breakfast was provided and we had a nice conversation with our Chef Thomas. Next, we made corn and sweet tamales, frijoles, tostadas, green peppers, quesadilla and chaminones. I had never had sweet tamales before. In between preparing some of the food, Thomas provided snacks and drinks for us. It was very tasty. After all the food was prepared, Thomas sat down to a feast with us outdoors. The table setting was beautiful and it was so much food, we couldn't eat it all. I forgot to mention, after breakfast Thomas took us on a tour of the garden in the jungle. It was really cool to see the freshly grown vegetables used to prepare our food. I highly recommend this excursion, because it was only two of us we able to do the cooking instead of watch a demonstration. The oowner is the one who usually does the cooking classes, however she was out of town. It was a pleasure to have Thomas teach us. Perfect couples date! The food was delicious!
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star-1
Food was amazing BUT when you say 5...
kiersten s
, Mar 2018
Food was amazing BUT when you say 5 hour experience if you leave at 9 you should be back at 1 1 not 5. No connect to call the sitter. Transportation was terrible!!! Left us on dirt road to walk 2 Miles then on way back had to stop to get gas- terrible experience
star-5
Everything about Mexico Lindo is...
Marilyn_H
, Jan 2018
Everything about Mexico Lindo is amazing. We are so happy that we had the opportunity to cook with such a talented chef and her staff. The food was outstanding, the knowledge that we learned will remain with us and the magic of the surroundings will remain in our heart. If you have the opportunity to visit the Cancun/Riviera Maya area it is recommended that you visit Mexico Lindo. The transport was clean, on time and friendly...very easy. Gracias Mexico Lindo you truly are beautiful Mexico.
star-5
This was an amazing way to...
KATHYL_P
, Jan 2018
This was an amazing way to experience the Mexican culture through a delicious 7 course meal that you help prepare. Chef Ale and her staff welcome you into their magical world at the edge of the jungle where you first got to enjoy Mexican coffee and cocoa with tasty pastries then walked out into the garden to forage fresh ingredients for the meal youd be preparing. You learn about layering flavors to create amazing dishes. Chef Ale encourages you to be as involved as you like so you can learn how to replicate at your home. At the end, we sat down with Ale and enjoyed a delicious meal. Would highly recommend this for anyone who loves to cook and eat authentic Mexican cuisine.
star-5
This tour was everything it was...
Joyce S
, Jan 2018
This tour was everything it was expected to be and more. The chef and her team were fun helpful and very impressive. If you are looking to learn about food and culture and have a great time this is the tour for you! Highly Recommended!

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