Capital Tradition: Salsas, Quesadillas & History


This 2.5-hour Mexican Salsa Mastery Class is included in the Mexico City Insider Travel Pass.

Contact Insider Travel for dates and times not listed below or if you want to book for a bigger group.


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Unlock the secrets of authentic Mexican salsas with our Ultimate Mexican Salsa Mastery Class in Mexico City. Journey from bustling markets to hands-on cooking, tasting quesadillas, and savoring every drop of agua de Jamaica. Leave not just with memories, but with a jar of fresh salsa and treasured recipes. Dive into tradition, taste, and transformation.

ℹ️ Quick info

  • 💸 Private tour: Discounted rate available for groups. Please inquire
  • ⚡ Booking Window: 5-7 days
  • ⏰ Duration: 2.5 hours
  • 📅 Availability: Once a day
  • 🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Participants: This is a small group tour where you will join other travelers (10 people)

👨🏽‍🍳 Mexican Salsa Mastery Class: what you’ll do

  • Go to the chef’s kitchen and studio in Tacuba neighborhood
  • Head to the majestic but non-popular Tacuba Market to shop ingredients
  • Get to know Tacuba Market
  • Start the salsa-making class
  • Learn about traditional Mexican salsas
  • Make unlimited quesadillas to try your Mexican salsas!
  • Have a hands-on experience with top of the line kitchen amenities
  • Ask questions from your expert local chef
  • All diets accepted (upon request; just let us know!)

Mexican Salsa Mastery Class: availability and hours

This Mexican Salsa Mastery Class runs thrice daily from Friday to Monday. Timeslots below:

  • 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM 
  • 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM
  • 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM

This is a small group tour where you will join other travelers (10 per group).

Customized and private tours are free to choose any time and date they prefer (up to 15 people).

✅ What’s included?

  • Expert Mexican chef (rated 10.10 with 5 star reviews)
  • Professional kitchen set-up and amenities
  • Ingredients for the salsa making class
  • Hands-on lessons from experts
  • Food: quesadillas and salsas
  • Drinks: unlimited agua fresca
  • Travel Concierge for the duration of your trip in Mexico City (up to 7 days)

❎ What’s NOT included?

  • Transportation to the venue [open on Google maps]
  • Tips for the chefs (not obliged but encouraged)
  • Meals and activities not mentioned above

❌ Cancellation policy

  • 100% refund 7 days before the tour
  • 100% refund for Mexico Insider Club Members (up to 8 hours)
  • 50% refund up to 2 days before the tour
  • Non-refundable less than 48 hours before the tour


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