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Spanish Cooking Master Class

Badge of ExcellenceMadrid, Spain
  • 3 hours (Approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English
  • Good for avoiding crowds


Immerse yourself in Madrid’s rich culinary culture with a 3-hour cooking class and tour of a traditional market. Browse stalls bursting with exotic produce at the Mercardo de Torrijos, then venture within its esteemed cookery school to learn the secrets of Spanish specialties. Under the guidance of an expert chef, prepare signature dishes like flavorsome paella and Spanish omelet while sampling refined red and white wines. An intimate atmosphere is guaranteed on this small-group tour, with numbers limited to 10 people.
  • 3-hour Spanish cooking class in Madrid
  • Explore trendy Torrijos Market before your class starts
  • Cook classic dishes like paella, Spanish omelette, and gazpacho, while learning about the national cuisine
  • Eat your creations at the end of your cooking session, while enjoying glasses of wine
  • Take a recipe card so you can re-create your dishes back home
  • Small-group class with a maximum of 10 people ensures a more personalized experience

What's Included

  • Local instructor
  • Use of apron and cooking utensils
  • All ingredients
  • Lunch
  • Recipe card
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure & Return

Departure Point

  • Calle del General Díaz Porlier, 8, 28001 Madrid, Spain
    Torrijos Market in Madrid- Escuela de cocina General Díaz Porlier, 8, Madrid The school is within the market. On the second floor (take the mechanical walking lane) straight ahead on the left corner (in front of the elevators) you will find the Cooking School. Metro: Goya, exit General Díaz Porlier

Departure Time

  • 12:00 PM

Return Details

  • Returns to original departure point

What To Expect

Greet your gastronomical guide at Torrijos Market in central Madrid and browse the colorful array of stalls for appetizing ingredients. Then, stroll into the cookery school within the market with your small group to begin your cooking class.

Gain insight into Spain’s rich culinary heritage from your knowledgeable instructor, learning about the locally-sourced ingredients that are featured in recipes handed down from generations. Prepare ingredients for signature dishes like paella, a flavorsome rice dish made with seafood and meat, gazpacho, a refreshing cold soup made from ripe tomatoes, and tortilla de patatas, the Spanish omelet.

After completing your dishes, settle down to enjoy the fruits of your labor alongside your group and guide. Sip complimentary red or white wines as you tantalize your taste buds with the explosive flavors of Spanish cuisine. Collect your recipes cards before leaving to impress with friends and family with your newfound knowledge of Spanish cuisine.

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 13 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 14 years
  • Operated by a bilingual guide in English and Spanish
  • Minimum number of participants for class to take place is 2. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Operated by Gourmet Madrid

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

Q:What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Spanish Cooking Master Class?

A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
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Q:What is the policy on sanitization during Spanish Cooking Master Class?

A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
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Q:What is the social distancing policy during Spanish Cooking Master Class?

A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Q:What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Spanish Cooking Master Class?

A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Traveler Tips

I totally recommend this class to anyone who wants to experience Spanish cuisine.
Quite of lot of tips during cooking is always the plus point.
You will be able to take Spain home with you and cook for your friends and family.
87 reviews
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Amazing Cooking class
Deborah_A, Mar 2020
Fernando was a fabulous teacher; informative, engaging he led us through the steps of making a fish salad, spanish omelette, chicken paella, and a fruit dessert. The food was delicious, as was the sangria that accompanied our lunch.
Highly Recommend
John_R, Feb 2020
Really wonderful time with Fernando - learned a lot and made/ate some great food. Enjoyed particularly the paella and potato/onion/egg torte.
Very good.worth doing
Jyotshna_b, Dec 2019
Very good training from the Soychef training school. Quite of lot of tips during cooking is always the plus point. Feedback for the aviator: please provide us the school name once we book. it is very difficult to find the place. Contact phone number was also not from the training school. For the Aviator: Rating is 1
Take this class.
Kathryn_G, Oct 2019
Fernando is fantastic. I have been home for 3 days and have used many tips he suggested during the class. Worth the time and the reasonable cost. You will be able to take Spain home with you and cook for your friends and family.
Fantastic teacher
Jennifer_M, Sep 2019
Fernando was very knowledgeable and was able to guide us to create beautiful dishes. He was patient and funny when teaching us. The food we prepared was delicious. They sent us the recipes for the food we prepared and I plan on making some of those dishes at home.
Authentic Spanish Food
Kerry_G, Jul 2019
Fantastic lesson. Lovely food market. And lesson in authentic spanish cooking taught with passion and hunour.
Fun and amazing cooking class!
Julio_G, Jun 2019
This cooking was a lot of fun and taught you how to make one of the main dishes of Spain, paella. I’m glad that I took this class on my second trip to Spain.
Christina_M, May 2019
I gave this cooking class 4 stars because it wasn't long enough. This cooking class was a gift from my husband and it was the best! I had such fun preparing paella, tapas, and tortillas that I wanted the class never to end. The cooking tips given to us from this master chef are invaluable. I wanted to learn and cook more. I totally recommend this class to anyone who wants to experience Spanish cuisine.
Thoroughly enjoyed
Mike B, May 2019
We had no trouble finding the location. Fernando was was very personable, knowledgeable and good sense of humour. Th class was small enough that all 12 people were able to participate. Food was great. Can's wait to try out the recipes at home.
Chef Fernando was Great!
Dream06301736379, Nov 2018
My wife and I took the cooking class this week taught by Chef Fernando. We had a wonderful time learning got to make Spanish omelet, chicken paella and apples flambe. In just a few hours, Chef Fernando taught us a lot of basics plus a many of his personal techniques for making these superb dishes. Chef Fernando was warm and friendly. We would recommend this class to anyone.


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