Cooking Vacations to Mexico
Just as Mexico is more than famous resort towns, its rich and diverse cuisine is more than just tacos. Mexico has become a top culinary destination while remaining one of the world’s most popular travel spots: an ideal combination for a cooking vacation! Whether you are exploring the beaches of the country’s many fine coastal towns or the charming villages of the interior, your cooking holiday in Mexico will enchant and delight you. Visit ruins of ancient times, learn the traditional way of making regional dishes that have remained unchanged for centuries, eat at sophisticated restaurants and indulge in fantastic Mexican cocktails—what are you waiting for? It doesn’t hurt that Mexico boasts a wonderful year-round warm climate, plentiful fresh seafood, and amazing varieties of locally-grown produce.
Cooking Vacations in Mexico
Founder Chef David’s cookbook won a James Beard award for “Best Cookbook of the Year” in 2015 and his cooking school was featured on The Martha Stewart Show on August 8, 2008, in the December 2004 issue of Travel and Leisure magazine.
Find out why the Yucatan is the “rising star” on the culinary horizon! Spend a fantastic week-long cooking vacation at the cooking school founded by the late Chef David Sterling, preparing authentic meals, exploring this intriguing region, and learning the complex flavors of Yucatecan cuisine.
4 or 6 nights — Available year-round on request for a minimum of one person.
Go To A Mexican Expedition In The Yucatan...
We’ve combined two of our favorite things about Mexico in one trip: the amazing Riviera Maya and the wonderful authenticity of local hands-on cooking lessons exploring the marvels of regional Mexican cuisine.
2 or 4 nights — Available year-round on request for a minimum of two people.
Go To Cooking On The Riviera Maya...
Chef Ana has been featured in Bon Appetit, Newsweek, Condé Nast Traveler,“20 Trips to a Whole New You,” April 2008 and on the Food Network.
Stay tuned for Chef Ana’s new television series, “My Mexico,” to air on PBS.
Take an unforgettable cooking vacation journey into the culinary heart of Mexico with Chef Ana! Prepare traditional and nouvelle Mexican dishes, visit villages in the state of Morelos and experience real Mexican life in a small town environment during your culinary vacation, all while staying on an expansive organic garden tucked into the majestic Tepozteco mountains.
7 nights — Available on request year-round for a minimum of two people.
Go To Hola Mexico...
Discover the beauty of the Mexican coast, along the Pacific Ocean, during this exclusive cooking vacation with Chef Ana in Puerto Escondido. Hands-on cooking classes, visits to the local markets, and a sea excursion are wonderfully balanced with time on your own to relax, enjoy the waves, and more. Accommodations are at a gorgeous villa right on the beach.
7 nights – Available select dates for a minimum of 1 person; all other dates on request for a minimum of 4 people.
Go To Hola Coastal Mexico...
Journey into the culinary heart of Mexico with The International Kitchen founder Karen Herbst to experience both traditional and innovative Mexican dishes firsthand. During your stay in the charming town of Tepoztlan, you’ll visit small villages, experience the local culture, and learn how to make gourmet cuisine with the popular Chef Ana.
7 nights — Available January 19-26, 2018.
Go To Hola Mexico With Karen...
Here is what clients are saying about their experience with The International Kitchen...
"What an incredible cultural and culinary experience: the hosts were great: fun and friendly, accommodating, and customized the itinerary based on the group. Food was amazing, classes were engaging and informative..." Read more
"It’s taken me quite a while to write about our experience ... Not because it wasn’t everything I dreamed of and more, but because it so exceeded all of my expectations..." Read more
"A lovely remote setting with wonderful hosts and great food! A perfect blend of relaxation, cultural experiences, and hands-on cooking lesson. I would recommend highly..." Read more