Cooking Class: Peruvian Tapas Tasting

Chef Gustavo is ready to share his love and knowledge of Peruvian culture and cuisine with you. Using traditional techniques, you'll learn to create classic Peruvian tapas using authentic ingredients such as fresh fish, octopus, potatoes and other hearty vegetables. Selections include a light and citrusy ceviche de pescado, pulpo al olivo with Kalamata olive aioli, a cheesy papa a la huancaína and a savory lomo saltado with flank steak, tomato and garlic. 


Ceviche de Pescado 

Marinated fish of the day, garlic, red onion sauce and habanero pepper

Pulpo al Olivo 

Grilled octopus served with Kalamata olive aioli

Papa a la Huancaína 

Purple boiled potato with huancahía sauce

Lomo Saltado 

Stir-fried flank steak pieces, onion, fries, tomato, garlic and pisco

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
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  • LabelsDate Night, Fun, New American, Valentine's, Latin
  • 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.

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07 Apr 2024

The experience with the chef was amazing. Very friendly knowledgeable, professional and overall great! We could not ask for better experience. Really felt like we traveled to Peru.

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19 Feb 2024

Chef Gustavo was INCREDIBLE. I highly recommend taking a class with him. He was so personable, friendly and truly made you feel like family! I learned so much about Peruvian cuisine and I’m so glad that I got a chance to take his class!

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10 Dec 2023

An amazing experience. Felt like cooking with family rather than a large class. Will definitely book again!

$ 125 Per person

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

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Event location: Washington, D.C.

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Meet your chef

Chef Gustavo
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As owner and executive chef of the lively and eclectic Rumba Cafe in Washington, D.C.'s Adams Morgan district for 20 years, Chef Gustavo has a deep love and appreciation for Latin American cuisine. He brings international inspiration from his travels through Latin America, France, Spain and the Caribbean. Chef Gustavo studied at the prestigious L'Academie de Cuisine and is available to teach cooking classes in both English and Spanish.

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