Cooking Class: A Taste for Tapas

Celebrate the sweet and savory flavors of Spanish small bites in this interactive cooking class from Chef John. He'll demonstrate classic methods for assembling your own spread to enjoy with friends and family. You'll learn the traditions behind the dishes as you explore the basis of Spanish cuisine. Create authentic gazpacho, prepare an egg dish flavored with chorizo and make your own meatballs in a hearty homemade sauce. You'll also cook fresh prawns Old World-style and concoct crema Catalana, a beloved regional take on custard for dessert. 


Tomato Garlic Gazpacho

With cucumber and peppers

Chorizo and Potato Tortilla

With onions and eggs

Albondigas con Salsa

With minced pork, garlic, tomatoes and parsley

Gambas a la Plancha

With prawns, saffron, olive oil and garlic

Crema Catalana

With cream, vanilla, eggs and nutmeg

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 12
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
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  • LabelsCouples, Group, Date Night, Spanish, Mediterranean, Mother's Day, Valentine's
  • This is a BYOB venue and alcoholic beverages are not available for sale. You are welcome to bring beer and wine to enjoy during class.

Outside Reviews for Chef John

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Anu S.

02 May 2022

Had a fun time at the tapas class - been trying to make Spanish tortilla for awhile now and got to learn little tricks and hear Chef John's suggestions. Was a delicious meal as well with mushrooms, prawns, meatballs and more :)

CAD $ 135 Per person

all-inclusive: 3-hour class, meal and taxes.

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Event location: Vancouver

Chef’s Place


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Chef John
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Chef John has traveled to 32 countries in his search for culinary perfection, and is a knowledgable caterer with more than nine years in the business in the UK and Ireland. A runner up in the 1999 Toque d'Or culinary competition in London, Chef John has been featured in The Sun newspaper and Restaurant Australia magazine, and he once cooked for Prince Charles at the opening of a new museum! There is no limit to what you can learn from someone as experienced and celebrated as Chef John.

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