Cooking Class & Market Tour


Cuscun Calle Real No. 86 "A" Zona 1 , Jocotenango, Guatemala

Immerse yourself in the vibrant world of Guatemalan cuisine with our Cooking Class & Market Tour at Cuscun. Experience more than just cooking as you explore the local market, discovering the rich flavors, cultural traditions, and daily life of Guatemala. Join us for a unique culinary adventure that goes beyond the kitchen.

What's Included:
  • All of the tours include transport from where you stay.
  • Ingredients
  • Transportation from the market to Cuscun Cooking School
  • Market Guided Tour

What to Expect:

When participating in Cuscun’s Cooking and Market Tour, you can expect an immersive and enriching experience that combines the following elements:

Guided Market Tour: Begin your culinary journey with a visit to a local market accompanied by a knowledgeable guide. Explore the vibrant stalls and discover an array of fresh produce, spices, and ingredients used in traditional Guatemalan cuisine. Learn about the cultural significance of these ingredients and their role in local gastronomy.

Hands-on Cooking Class: Led by experienced chefs, the cooking class provides a unique opportunity to learn how to prepare authentic Guatemalan dishes. You’ll receive step-by-step instructions and guidance on traditional cooking techniques. Get involved in the preparation process, from chopping and mixing to seasoning and cooking, as you create delicious local recipes.

Traditional Recipes: Throughout the class, you’ll have the chance to learn and recreate traditional Guatemalan recipes. These recipes reflect the rich culinary heritage of the region and highlight the unique flavors and ingredients used in Guatemalan cooking. Take home a collection of recipes to recreate the dishes in your own kitchen.

Tastings: As you prepare the dishes, you’ll also get to enjoy tastings of the culinary creations. Savor the flavors and aromas of the traditional Guatemalan cuisine you have prepared, allowing you to experience the fruits of your culinary efforts firsthand.

Cultural Insights: Along the way, your guide and chefs will provide cultural insights into Guatemalan food, customs, and traditions. Gain a deeper understanding of the local culture and the significance of food in Guatemalan society. Learn about the historical influences and regional variations that shape the country’s diverse culinary landscape.

Interactive and Friendly Environment: The cooking and market tour at Cuscun is designed to be interactive and enjoyable. You’ll have the opportunity to ask questions, engage with the instructors, and connect with fellow participants in a friendly and welcoming environment.

Additional Information:

You can request in your experiences if you want a vegan, vegetarian, beef, chicken, or seafood or if you are allergic to some ingredient dish.

Cost per person:
$95.00 Private (1 person )
Age / Max Group:
All ages, max of 15 people
4 hours
Start Time(s):
Every day from 9 am & 2pm
Languages Spoken:
English, Spanish
Opening Hours:
Always Open
Days Closed: