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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

Culinary Yucatan

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.

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Cooking On The Riviera Maya

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.

4 or 7 nights — Available year-round on request for a minimum of two people.

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Hola Mexico

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.

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Hola Coastal Mexico - NEW

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.

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To learn more about our selection of Mexico, Central & South America Cooking Tours and cookery holidays in other regions, please choose one of the locations listed below. We also encourage you to browse through all the culinary tours we offer.