Culinary Vacations in South America: International Cooking Schools and Culinary Tours
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Cooking Vacations to South America

South America calls to mind a vast and diverse array of countries, each with its own culture, customs, and delectable cuisine. From the world-renowned ruins of Peru to the European-inspired cities of Argentina, from the ski resorts of Chile to the Amazon rainforest, from the Caribbean islands in the north to vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro, South America offers plenty to the culinary traveler. Whether you are enjoying the fresh-caught seafood of the costal regions, Argentina’s famous beef, or the abundant fruits and vegetables of the Amazon basin, your culinary vacation in South America will delight you! The International Kitchen is proud to expand into this diverse and fascinating continent with an amazing cooking vacation in Peru, and we look forward to adding more selections in other countries in the months to come.
Please see the gourmet cooking tours we currently offer in South America below, or peruse any of our amazing cooking vacations around the world.

Cooking Vacations in South America

Cuisine And Wine Of Mendoza

Argentinian cuisine is about much more than just steak, which you’ll discover on this special cooking vacation that features two hands-on cooking classes with different chefs, who are delighted to share their love of Mediterranean-influenced South American cooking with you. When not cooking food in a clay oven or a professional kitchen, tour Mendoza, explore beautiful mountain towns, and taste the best Argentinian wine.

5 nights – Available year round for a minimum of 2 people.

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Culinary Journey Into The Amazon - NEW

The lost civilization of the Chachapoya – warriors of the cloud – once called modern day’s north Peru home. Discover this tropical cloud forest with a journey from Lima up into the Amazon, staying in 3-star properties along the way. With a wonderful balance of cultural excursions to ancient ruins, and hands-on classes, this is a true immersion experience unlike any other.

6 nights – Available any dates on request mid-April through October for a minimum of 2 people.

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Taste Of Peru

Feel the magic of Peru through a cooking vacation and culinary adventure in the cities of Lima and Cusco. You will see and taste the culture and tradition that have made Peru one of the crown jewels of South American cuisine. With visits to many important historical sites, some of the top and most influential restaurants, and of course, one of the new seven wonders of the world—Machu Picchu— this magical culinary vacation in Peru will be sure to satisfy even the most well-traveled foodie!

6 nights — Available year round on request.

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Colors And Flavors Of Northern Peru - NEW

Dine your way through Northern Peru with this exclusive 5-night cooking vacation to the colonial town of Trujillo. Your guides through this beautiful part of the country will introduce you to the eclectic cuisine and cocktails through market visits and hands-on cooking classes with local families and chefs; to awe-inspiring pre-Incan archaeological sites; and cultural activities like ceramic making.

5 nights – Available any dates on request for a minimum of 2 people (excluding major holidays).

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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.