Cooking Class - Classic Spanish Flavors

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Take a journey with this meal that's bursting with the flavors from all around Spain.

This hands-on cooking class with Chef Derrick will teach you how to craft classic Spanish dishes completely from scratch using time-honored culinary techniques and authentic ingredients.

For the first course, you'll make crispy toast piled high with fresh tomatoes, olives and capers. Then, learn how to make gambas al ajillo, prawns tossed in olive oil and minced garlic. You'll learn the secrets to making paella with seafood and chorizo, and prepare chicken with an aromatic almond and saffron sauce. For dessert, indulge in a decadent, creamy arroz con leche.

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

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 14
  • Meal Courses 4
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Labels Beginner, Date Night, Gourmet, Group, Spanish

Cozymeal guest reviews for this experience

Judy Osman .

Judy Osman

13 Jan 2023

Chef Derrick is very organized, friendly, and a delight to observe his talents. We received a gift certificate for Classic Spanish Flavors and thoroughly enjoyed our evening. He’s so good we are already planning another gathering with him.

Craig L.


02 Jan 2023

We learned a lot from this delicious experience with the wonderful and resourceful Chef Derrick. He presented a variety of dishes for us and had lots of useful tips.

jennifer f.


24 Sep 2022

Derrick is beyond fantastic. I have high expectations and Derrick surpassed.

$ 95 Per person

all-inclusive: 3-hour class, 4-course meal and taxes.

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Over the past 30 years, Chef Derrick has built an admirable career in the culinary arts. His time in the kitchen has taken him from Philippines to California in roles ranging from line cook to head chef. Much of his experience occurred in the hospitality industry, which provided him a keen service-oriented skill set. With so much to offer his guests, Chef Derrick is ready to help you taste the good life.

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Chef Derrick will travel to guests within Orange County for this experience.

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