From Stalls to Stovetop: A Mexican Chef’s Culinary Canvas


This 6-hour downtown Mexico City cooking 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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In this downtown Mexico City cooking class, you will learn traditional Mexican dishes with a native chef! Venture through local markets for authentic ingredients, then craft iconic recipes under expert guidance of a local.

ℹ️ Quick info

  • 💸 Private tour: Discounted rate available for groups. Please inquire
  • ⚡ Booking Window: 5-7 days
  • ⏰ Duration: 6 hours
  • 📅 Availability: Once daily
  • 🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Participants: This is a small group tour where you will join other travelers (10 people)

🍳 Downtown Mexico City cooking class: what you’ll do

  • Go to the chef’s kitchen studio in downtown Mexico City
  • First, you will shop for ingredients at a local market
  • In the market, you will meet the chef’s market friends
  • Walk to Chinatown for a short tour
  • Go to the chef’s studio in downtown Mexico City to start the cooking class
  • Learn to make handmade corn tortilla
  • Learn about wild edible herbs
  • Learn about Mexican vegetables
  • Cook Oaxacan tlayudas
  • Learn to make Mexican salsas in a molcajete
  • Use traditional Mexican cookware
  • Learn about ancestral Mexican dishes

⏰ Downtown Mexico City cooking class availability and hours

This mural tour in Mexico City is available all week except Sundays:

Mondays4-10 PM
Tuesdays12-6 PM
Wednesdays9 AM - 3 PM
Thursdays9 AM - 3 PM
Fridays12-6 PM
Saturdays8:30 AM - 3 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.

✅ What’s included?

  • Professionally trained chef 
  • All ingredients for the cooking class
  • Market tour
  • Food: eat what you cook
  • Drinks
  • Digital recipe sent after the cooking class
  • Vegan/vegetarian available upon request
  • Travel Concierge for the duration of your trip in Mexico City (up to 7 days)

❎ What’s NOT included?

  • Transportation to the meeting point [open on Google maps]
  • Tips for the chefs and crew
  • Meals and activities not mentioned above

❌ Cancellation policy

  • 100% refund 7 days before the tour
  • 50% refund 3 days before the tour


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