Cooking Class - Flavors of Spain and Portugal

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Learn how to make three authentic Iberian dishes from scratch with Chef Gustavo.

Iberia is an area of Europe comprising Spain and Portugal. In this hands-on cooking class with Chef Gustavo, you will learn how to make three distinctive dishes of the region completely from scratch using fresh, high-quality ingredients.

Begin with gambas al ajillo diablo, a recipe featuring shrimp cooked in a garlic, parsley, lemon and white wine sauce. Next, cook spiced Valencian paella the traditional Spanish way: In a wood fire with vegetables, pork, chicken and saffron. Finally, prepare homemade crêpes filled with either dulce de leche or Nutella.

Guests are welcome to bring wine and beer to enjoy during the class.

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Meal Courses 3
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Labels Couples, Gourmet, Group, Latin, Spanish

Cozymeal guest reviews for this experience

Jackie H.


15 May 2023

I really can't say enough about this experience. The chef was knowledgeable and very fun to talk with. The space is super cute and the back patio is a dream. I loved everything about this and I loved how intimate it was. Learned so much! Thank you!

Doron W.


15 May 2023

AmazIng experience. Chef Gustavo was super attentive, clear and fun. We and our group had the best time. Highly recommended.

Katie V.


29 Mar 2023

He did a wonderful job! The chef was warm, funny, and a great cook. We enjoyed the experience.

$ 110 Per person

all-inclusive: 3-hour class, 3-course meal and taxes.

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Latin American cuisine is what Chef Gustavo is all about. As the owner and executive chef of Rumba Café in Adams Morgan for 20 years, he understands this cuisine more than anything else. He draws his inspiration from his own travels through Latin America, the Caribbean, France, Spain and more. He studied at L’ Academie de Cuisine and is knowledgeable in French cuisine as well. He is available to teach classes in both English and Spanish.

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