Private Cooking Class in Barcelona

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4 hours
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Are you looking for a unique private cooking class in Barcelona, allowing you to truly experience the Catalan and Spanish gastronomy? Let us set up a unique cooking class for you in a beautiful modern, professional kitchen in the center of Barcelona. We have different spaces available, and no matter where we’ll take you, we’ll always be your chef and offer you a 100% tailor-made cooking class you won’t find in any regular cooking school.

We’ll make sure you learn about the local food traditions, enjoy and take away precious memories from this truly unique cooking experience. You can customize your menu between our menu options, choosing a combination of 2 tapas dishes for starters, 1 main dish and a dessert to be cooked. Using healthy, traditional family recipes and local, seasonal and organic ingredients, you’ll discover the real Barcelona cuisine, as well as a range of cooking tips.

The cooking time will be of approximately 2,5 hours, and then another hour will be dedicated for lunch or dinner. Just like a Barcelona family, we’ll sit at the table and eat the dishes together while exchanging stories and laughter. Handpicked, local organic wines of the finest quality will be offered as food pairing to celebrate your creations.

Remember that classes are always private, creating an intimate setting and allowing for a lot of attention from your friendly local chef. The classes are therefore adapted to both beginner and more advanced cooks, as well as professional chefs interested in discovering Catalan and Spanish cuisine.

MEETING POINT Exact address and directions released upon booking.
DURATION 4h approx
GROUP SIZE This is a private experience for you
LANGUAGES English, French, Catalan and Spanish
INCLUDED:
Fully hand’s on cooking class with Guillermo, founder & owner of Barcelona Slow Travel, and accomplished chef
Cooking studio booked for your group only for the whole duration of the experience
Farm to table organic ingredients
Traditional meal to be prepared and enjoyed during the experience
Mineral water and handpicked local, organic wines
Recipes on PDF
Unique insights into the Catalan & Spanish customs and traditions
EXTRAS A market tour is available on request (available Tuesday to Friday)
SUITABLE FOR Families, group of friends and couples willing to experience a boutique cooking class while in Barcelona
ANY ALLERGIES/FOOD RESTRICTIONS? Pescetarian, vegetarian, lactose-free, gluten-free and vegan menus can be designed on request.

All sorts of allergies can be accommodated, as long as it is specified at least 72 hours before the start of the experience.

Request your private cooking class now!

We are a small, boutique tour company and have very limited availabilities! Contact us now to book your private cooking class in Barcelona.

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Sustainable

transport

Local food logo I Barcelona Slow Travel

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to table

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products

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The meeting point can be reached by walking or public transport. No additional transport is needed for the experience.

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Most of the food is local, seasonal and sourced straight from small local producers. All the recipes are tradional Catalan and Spanish recipes. The wines offered are local and sourced straight from small local producers.

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Most of the ingredients are organically produced.

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Efforts are taken to reduce the amount of waste produced during the experience (plastic bags are avoided when purchasing ingredients, packages are reused, etc…). All the plastic, glass and paper waste produced is recycled, and compost is separated from trash. Non-recycled waste for this activity is close to 0.

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1)Exclusive use of natural cleaning products (the whole place is chemical-free). 2)Furniture that has been built from recycled materials and restored old furniture. 3)Water used for cooking and drinking is filtered by reverse osmosis (rather than coming from bottled water).

Tour Reviews

5 based on 6 reviews
16 November, 2018

Highlight of our trip!

If you ask any of my children what the best part of our vacation to Spain was they would say “cooking with Guillermo”. This authentic experience is not to be missed. Guillermo was not only a great chef/cooking instructor but he was beyond patient/helpful with our kids. I would say he may have even missed his calling as a teacher. Guillermo went above and beyond to cater to my daughters walnut allergy. We all had a fantastic time and plan to do this again if we are back in Barcelona.

Eileen
30 July, 2018

Wonderful evening cooking!
We loved our cooking class with Nuria! We were two couples with virtually no cooking skills, but Nuria gave us all easy tasks to prepare a healthy dinner. We sat at her dining room table and enjoyed our dinner together discussing life in Barcelona. We really enjoyed that the class was in her home as opposed to a restaurant or more commercial location. Later, her husband and daughter joined us. Her husband is from New York originally and it was so interesting to hear his perspective on life in Barcelona. Nuria is an excellent chef, but the evening was so much more than just learning to cook.

27 July, 2018

Another great experience with Barcelona Slow Travel!
This time, my sister and I did the cooking class offered through Barcelona Slow Travel. Our teacher did a great job of creating and helping us execute a delicious meal of Spanish favorites. She put her own spin on traditional recipes to address health concerns. We had a great conversation about all sorts of topics as we enjoyed the fruits of our labor — and a bottle of wine. I would recommend the cooking class for adults and for families with teens. It was also interesting to see a “typical” Barcelona apartment. Cristina with BST, as always, was fantastic to work with. She helped me with some special requests and had great recommendations on things to do, restaurants, etc. They have really expanded their offerings, but if you don’t see exactly what you want, contact Cristina and see what ideas she has. I can’t recommend Barcelona Slow Travel enough!

Kimberley
25 July, 2018

Fantastic experience with Nuria!
The experience was very authentic and we enjoyed it thoroughly. Nuria is an excellent teacher and clearly very experienced in the kitchen. Her home is beautiful and provides a fantastic setting to take part in the cooking experience. We learnt new skills and new recipes that we will definitely be trying again at home. The food was delicious and we enjoyed learning about Catalan life and culture from Nuria. We even had a good political discussion over our lunch!
Thank you for a fantastic experience!

2 July, 2018

The highlight of our Barcelona Trip!
My husband and I spent a wonderful morning in Nuria’s family kitchen preparing a Catalan Chicken Paella and a gluten free apple desert. Nuria was a very patient teacher who explained that her guests come with all levels of cooking expertise and hoped that everyone would leave with some valuable cooking tips. We cooked with high quality food and enjoyed the results with her husband and daughter in her spotless home. Such gracious hosts!

Juan y Laura
26 March, 2018

Experiencia única!
Somos de Puerto Rico y estábamos visitando a Barcelona por primera vez. Queríamos tener una experiencia diferente donde pudiéramos conocer sobre la cultura catalana y que mejor que a través de la cocina. Nuria nos recibió en su hermoso hogar y disfrutamos una tarde muy bonita. No tan sólo aprendimos recetas catalanas y su confección, también aprendimos sobre la cultura y tradiciones catalanas. Los platos riquísimos y con ingredientes orgánicos y frescos. Para los que lleven un estilo de alimentación saludable es muy recomendable. Mis esposo y yo nos sentimos cómo en casa, por todas las atenciones recibidas. Nuria fue muy amable y hasta nos ayudó con otras actividades que querríamos hacer en Barcelona y teníamos dudas de donde realizarlas. En fin fue una experiencia única y diferente. Quedamos muy satisfechos, deseando regresar a Barcelona y nos encantaría volver a compartir experiencias como estas.

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