Cooking Class - Authentic Tamales 101

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Learn the art of tamale making from a professional in this tamale 101 class.

Learn the basics of traditional tamale making with Chef Alec as your personal guide in this hands-on cooking class. You'll learn how to prepare two distinct types of tamales: A savory tamale stuffed with chicken, tomatillos and jalapeños, and a sweet tamale filled with pumpkin, brown sugar and walnut.

As you cook, Chef Alec will teach on the classic process of making tamales yourself, including preparing two types of masa dough completely from scratch, as well as the rich history of this Mesoamerican dish.

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

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Meal Courses 4
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Labels Beginner, Couples, Fun, Latin, Mexican

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03 Apr 2021

very good

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27 Sep 2021

Phenomenal experience. Chef Alec was amazing and provided us a top notch experience. Food was delicious and we had a great time making our dishes and learning about the steps. Would recommend this for everyone!



09 Apr 2021

Alec was very knowledgeable and easy to get along with! He made it a fun night of learning and trying new things, from different ingredients to cooking techniques.

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Chef Alec is a self-taught culinarian known for bringing new gastronomic ideas and epicurean experiences to the table. After living in Japan for the majority of his life, Chef Alec has become well versed in authentic Japanese cooking. He also has a love for Spanish and Latin American cuisines, classic French cookery, the art of pasta and bread making, and sharing these passions with others via interactive culinary experiences.

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