Cooking Class - Classic Mexican From Scratch

Learn how to make your favorite Mexican dishes from scratch with simple ingredients.

Flavorful Mexican cuisine will be on display in this engaging cooking class. Gather around as Chef Mary Jane teaches a variety of kitchen techniques and recipes for homemade dishes.

To start the class, you'll cure shrimp in lime juice with tomatoes and avocado for classic ceviche. Next, learn how to make tamales with masa, fill them with pork and black beans and cook to perfection. Make a tangy tomatillo sauce to top your tamales, and serve with zucchini and onions sprinkled with cortija cheese. For dessert, whip up a rich vanilla flan.

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

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 8
  • Meal Courses 3
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Labels Couples, Fun, Group, Latin, Mexican

Reviews guests left for other experiences with Chef Mary Jane



29 Mar 2024

This was excellent!

Tim and Lori

Tim and Lori

15 Mar 2024

The gathering was, indeed, cozy, which made for a delightful evening of shared cooking, new acquaintances, and wonderful food. Mary Jane was skilled, winsome and a gracious host. We look forward to future classes.



29 Dec 2023

Mary Jane and Michael were very welcoming. Mary Jane answered all of our questions. We learned many tips we can apply to the next meal we prepare. Simply an outstanding experience.

$ 85 Per person

all-inclusive: 2.5-hour class, 3-course meal.

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Chef Mary Jane has followed a unique path into the world of cooking. She's been a culinary writer, a food stylist, a product developer, served on the Iowa Egg Council and cooked for James Beard award-winning chefs. Her multifaceted work as a food consultant and specialty chef has developed her one-of-a-kind sense of artistry. With so much experience to share, Chef Mary Jane loves helping aspiring chefs learn their craft.

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