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Get a taste of Argentina's local cuisine with this 3.5-hour interactive dining experience in Buenos Aires. Begin with a Malbec-based cocktail, then learn how to make wine-based cocktails under the guidance of a sommelier and mixologist (if you choose the mixology option). After, master the art of correctly closing empanadas before sitting down to a meal of authentic Argentine cuisine, paired with four boutique wines. Finish by learning how to prepare 'mate,' the country's most popular drink, paired with alfajores. Numbers limited to 14, ensuring a small-group experience.


  • 3.5-hour dining experience in Buenos Aires
  • Meet and eat with fellow foodie travelers from all over the world
  • Take part in a wine-based cocktail class
  • Learn how to fill and close empanadas correctly
  • Savor an authentic Argentine dinner, paired with four boutique wines
  • Eat the very best grade, gaucho-raised beef available in Argentina
  • Learn to prepare your own 'mate' drink and try alfajores

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What You Can Expect

Buenos Aires Dining Experience: Empanada Making, Steak, Wine, Alfajores and Mate

Enjoy authentic Argentine dishes!

This unique interactive dining experience starts with your arrival at the location, at which point you'll receive a Malbec wine-based cocktail and meet your fellow foodie travelers.

Suit up in an apron and chef hat, and then learn how to close traditional Argentine empanadas using different 'repulga' techniques. After, sit down to a dinner consisting of food from all four corners of the country, including bife de lomo, arguably Argentina's best steak. The food served varies, but might include famous culinary exports like chorizo and grilled provoleta cheese, and is paired expertly with four varietals of wine.

Finish by learning how to make your own mate, a traditional tea drink that has its own ritual, etiquette, and history, which you'll enjoy with alfajores, the typical Argentine dessert.

Mixology Option:
Enter the “aroma room” to test your olfactory senses, learning how to identify wine based on its smell with the guidance of a sommelier. Accompanied by gourmet appetizer pairings, you'll learn to create wine-based cocktails using red wine, white wine and rosé. Then, choose your favorite and mix yourself a large glass to take to dinner with you.

Customer Reviews

Anne O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Must do for anyone.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This turned out to be one of the best nights in Argentina. Pay the extra and do the mixology class. Well worth it. Would highly recommend.

Tracy T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

We went to this on our first night, which was great because they introduced us to the most common local food and drinks and then we knew what to order when we were out on our own. The food was excellent and the alcohol plentiful. The two guys were very dynamic, knowledgeable, and friendly. They did a great job explaining how each food connected to the culture and even taught us how to order our beef. It was also fun to meet people from other countries.

Mekeba G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016


Sharon D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

A great evening. A lot of fun and the perfect way to begin your stay in Buenos Aires. Definitely do the Mixology option at the beginning. Great fun

Bex Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Such a great night out, good way to meet other travellers and really good food too. A must do!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

What an incredible evening.
The staff were entertaining. They made the evening fun.
Great way to enjoy empanadas.
Highly recommend this event.

Bonnie D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

All four of us including 2 teenagers loved this experience. It was fun and the food was delicious! We also enjoyed meeting and talking to the other travelers at our table. The staff went out of their way to meet every need including finding us a cab home at the end. We even learned very useful information about traveling in Argentina. It was a fantastic experience and I would recommend it to anyone!

Donald W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Empanada making was fun and tasty, the steak was the best ever. The staff was a lot of fun and we really enjoyed visiting with the guests at our table

Barbara C USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

This was a wonderful experience. I love the way it was set up where we were able to sit with people from all over the world. I even met people that were on my cruise ship.
The chefs keep us entertained and explained the culture as well as the food.

The food was fantastic. We started with a great cheese appetizer with sauces in which we dipped bread. The steak was much better any I found in a restaurant while in Buenos Aires and I now have a favorite new food, empenadas. There was so much food that it was impossible to eat all of it. One person even took leftovers back to the ship.
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A most due if you like cooking, drinking wine and meeting new friends.

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