Cooking Class - The Cuban Class with Chef John

Travel to the Carribean with Chef John as he teaches you techniques for a classic Cuban meal.

Having studied with Carribean chefs, Chef John knows his Cuban food. In this class, he will walk you through Cuban techniques for braising, making sauces, and more.

You’ll start off with a salad made from chayote, a gourd native to Central America, and classic rice, black beans, sofrito, and capers. Next, learn how to make satisfying braised pork shoulder topped with garlicky mojo sauce. Platanos maduros--sweet fried plantains--are the perfect compliment to the meal, and you’ll end the evening with classic Cuban flan.

  • Minimum Guests 1
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Meal Courses 6
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Labels Beginner, Fun, Latin

Cozymeal guest reviews for this experience

Keith F.

12 Mar 2017

Great class! Fun and educational with a fantastic meal at the end. Only wish there were more leftovers.

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Denise C.

07 Jul 2018

The class was fun & informative, and the food was delicious.

Amelia D.

04 Jun 2018

Super fun! Brunch was so yummy! Would definitely do again!

Meet your chef


As a youngster, Chef John would skip school to make tomato soup and grilled cheese from scratch at home. Decades later, his passion for fresh food is just as strong as it ever was. He headed to college where he befriended and learned from chefs from the Caribbean, Southwest, Mexico and the South. Today, he travels to the Southwest and the South to discover new and exciting cooking techniques.

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