5 star rating: Highly Recommended 111 Reviews

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  • Location:Barcelona, Spain
  • Duration:5 hours (approx.)
Find out the professional secrets of Spanish cuisine during this small-group cooking class in Barcelona. Your local chef will teach you how to prepare an authentic 4-course Spanish banquet, which you will then enjoy with a glass of wine! Discover the secrets for cooking perfect Spanish omelets, tapas or ‘paella.’ Upgrade to include a guided walking tour of the lively Boquería Market before your cooking experience to discover the essential ingredients of Spanish cuisine and get an insight of local market culture. Enjoy personal attention from your chef on this small-group tour, 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

Best Small-Group Barcelona Cooking Class

Small-Group Barcelona Cooking Class

Discover the aroma and flavors of Spanish cuisine as you learn how to prepare traditional Spanish dishes from a local chef. Whether you’re a cooking enthusiast or culinary novice, you’ll enjoy the hands-on experience of this small-group Spanish cooking class in Barcelona. At the end, enjoy the meal you’ve just prepared with a glass of wine!

Located in the heart of Barcelona, the cooking school is fully equipped to ensure you have a delicious experience. Begin by preparing two traditional starters, such as seasonal vegetables with traditional romesco sauce or red bell pepper soup flavored with saffron and cod. Continue uncovering the secrets of Spanish cooking as you make roasted veal with buttered potatoes or one of Spain’s most famous dishes, paella – rice with seafood or a selection of meats. Finish your class by preparing mouthwatering desserts like crema catalana (Catalan cream) or arroz con leche (rice pudding).

As you prepare your meal, learn interesting facts about Spanish gastronomy from your local chef. Then, it’s time to sit down and taste your creations with a well-deserved glass of wine! At the end of your class, receive a booklet of recipes to wow your family and friends with homemade Spanish cuisine!

Upgrade to include a Boqueria Market walking tour

Upgrade your cooking class to include a 1.5-hour walking tour of the Boqueria Market in Barcelona. Before the class starts, visit the famous market with your chef and learn how to choose the best-quality products. This traditional and colorful market is home to an array of local products, such as fruits, vegetables, meats, seafood and cheeses – a wide variety of scents and flavors that make for delicious, rich cuisine.

Please note: The dishes you cook will vary according to season.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Was a great time. Got to see some sights at the market and learn some new dishes!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Excellent evening with an intimate group of 9 we all contributed to making a lovely four course meal. We were under the excellent tuition of our chef. David who also had a sense of humour. We all enjoyed eating our food and the wine was flowing

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

It was an amazing tour. Food was good, the wine was flowing, and we met a really good group of friendly people to spend the afternoon with! I highly recommend it!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Maria went out of her way to include all participants including two boys. I came away with the confidence to try these recipes at home. Only difficulty was finding the place but once found was impressed with the set up immaculately clean, staff were welcoming and Maria was helpful in answering any question.
One if the better classes I have been to in many cities

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

We took the cooking class that involved a trip to the market and it was an amazing start to a great day of cooking. We were 10 people and everyone took turns in helping the chef who did a great job. Everyone got different tasks in creating what was to be a great feast consisting delicious treats from the Catalan kitchen.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Best cooking experience--chef was personable and very skillful in engaging all 15 of us. The school was very modern and well equipped. Would do this one again.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Awesome experience, if you are a foodie I highly recommend! Picked up great cooking tips from the instructor, believe it was Sarah, she is a trained chef. Meet and cooked with great folks from different countries, brought home cook books and spices from the cooking school as gifts. Folks at the school are very friendly and helpful, would take another class when in Barcelona. Thanks for a great time.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Absolutely loved this cooking class. We had a great time. The tutor Maria was brilliant. Very inclusive and got us all involved. We learnt some great recipies all had a go and got to eat it all as well! I would highly recommend it.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Fantastic morning! We began with a shopping trip to the market with Chef David. On the way to the market, David explained about some of the history in the area and made a few stops along the way to sample the Best Chocolate I Have Ever Tasted and for some fresh hot Churros. I got a good understanding of the market and he purchased items for our meal as well. What a fun class learning about Spanish food and Spanish cooking culture. The food was amazing and David is a very personable, thoughtful and helpful teacher. I highly recommend this class!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

The cooking class was great fun, well organized, and deliciously successful. My fifteen year-old grandson and I enjoyed the experience with local foods and local flavor. It was a rich way to become familiar with a new city and a new culture.

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