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  • Location:Barcelona, Spain
  • Duration:5 hours (approx.)

Small-Group Barcelona Cooking Class

Awaken your senses to the sublime smells and enticing flavors of Spanish cookery during a small-group cooking class in Barcelona. Under the guidance of an expert chef, learn how to prepare a sumptuous Spanish spread of four courses and sip fine wines as you feast. Uncover the secrets of cooking perfect paella, flavorsome and fulfilling fish stews and firm Spanish omelets and upgrade and enjoy a walking tour of the vibrant Boqueria Market for an authentic cultural experience. The undivided attention of your chef is ensured on this small group tour, with numbers limited to 14 people. 


  • Small-group cooking class in Barcelona
  • Learn to cook traditional Spanish meals with a local chef
  • Discover the secrets for cooking Spanish dishes like seafood paella or crema catalana
  • Enjoy your 4-course meal with a glass of wine (included)
  • Upgrade to include a Boqueria Market walking tour
  • Small-group tour limited to 14 people ensures personalized attention from your chef

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

A wonderful way to meet other food-lovers in Barcelona. A local chef guides you in preparing a feast of traditional dishes that you savor with your new friends. You even get a recipe book to take with you!

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What You Can Expect

Small-Group Barcelona Cooking Class

Small-Group Barcelona Cooking Class

Make your own way to the centrally located cooking school to begin your cultural culinary experience. Greet your experienced chef and enjoy the intimate atmosphere of this small-group tour as you begin to prepare two traditional starters.  

Using fresh and flavorsome locally sourced ingredients, discover the recipes of two traditional starters of seasonal vegetables smothered in rich romesco sauce and a cod, saffron and roasted red pepper soup. Enrich your culinary knowledge by preparing tender roasted veal with buttery potatoes then master the techniques of paella, a flavorsome and fulfilling rice dish hailed as one of Spain’s most popular delicacies. Create a fabulous finale to the banquet with crema catalana (a sweet, set custard) or arroz con leche (cream rice pudding). 

Gain fascinating cultural insight into the origin of these typical dishes as the finishing touches are made to your banquet. Then, sit down and pleasure you palate with the explosive flavors of the dishes you have created. Chat with your group and sip glasses of fine wine as you cement your newfound knowledge of Spanish cookery. 

Upgrade to include a Boqueria Market walking tour 
Upgrade your tour to incorporate a 1.5-our walking tour of the vibrant Boqueria Market in Barcelona. Replete with exotic fruits and intriguing produce, the market tour offers a captivating cultural experience. See a colorful array of produce including fresh seafood and pungent cheese as you stroll the enclave with an experienced guide. 
Please note: The dishes you cook will vary according to season. 

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

The class, the food, and the other guests were great. Wonderful job by the staff on putting this together.

Teresa E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

This was a most positive and fun experience. Hands on cooking and wine drinking day with great fellow visitors. Highly recommended. Our chef, Mario was great!

Pedro B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

One of the unexpected highlights of our trip. My wife and I took this cooking class along with the excursion to the Boqueria market nearby and some areas around the Gothic area of the city. Our cooking instructor, Sarah was very knowledgeable and made the whole experience interesting and exciting. The kitchen facilities were first rate. I'm not a cook and I enjoyed it thoroughly and the meal we prepared together was perfect. Learned a lot about cured hams, spices, fish and shelfish. Ready to make paella back home now.

Holly M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Really fun and educational experience. Our teacher, Sara sp?, was great!

Sally D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Thanks to chef Sara and our great co-participants from Memphis, Jersey and D.C. we enjoyed this class a lot...lovely way to spend 4 or 5 hours learning some recipes as well as some local history, as well as contents of the local market that we would have not have appreciated without a knowledgeable foodie guide.

Henry A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

This was a great experience made special by our guide/chef Assumpta. She took us shopping in the market for the ingredients we were going to use later to prepare a great meal. Our fellow students were very nice and interesting and from all over the world. We had a great time cooking, eating and talking. I cannot recommend this activity and Assumpta highly enough! Would do it again in a heartbeat!

Sally Ann W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

BEST EVER..... Worth the money plus... Had a wonderful time with a total of 12...All very interesting people plus the chef was WONDERFUL, WONDERFUL. Best 5 hours of my life---well, nearly.

Carol M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Excellent cooking class. Very relaxed and lots to eat. Chef was very friendly n helpful. Would def recommend this.

Uriel K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

The teacher Azunta was lovely and charming, she passed the class very good and stayed with us for a long time.
The place was really clean and organized and the food was delicious.

I really recommend going on this class :

Cheryl K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

The trip to the market before the class is a must. It makes the experience so much richer. A lovely, professional, young woman was our instructor. Great fun and delicious food.

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