Cooking Class: Culinary Tips and Ibero-American Tapas

Join Chef Gustavo on an authentic Ibero-American culinary tour. You'll use fresh ingredients and traditional techniques to create four Latin-American-inspired tapas dishes. Menu selections include New York steak with a cheesy huancaína sauce, spinach fritters and sautéed shrimp with olive oil, lemon and garlic. You'll also prepare pescado con mojo de cilantro with steamed fish, sweet potato purée, shallots and olive oil sauce. 



New York steak with a spicy pepper cheese sauce 

Torrejas de Espinaca 

Spinach patties 

Camarones al Ajillo Picantitos 

Sautéed shrimp with olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, white wine and chile de árbol 

Pescado con Mojo de Cilantro 

 Steamed fish of the day with sweet potato purée, shallots and olive oil sauce

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsDate Night, Couples, Group, Gourmet, 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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17 Oct 2021

Excellent cooking class. In addition to great new cooking ideas and a delicious menu, I was very impressed by the focus on community and importance of sharing a meal. Thanks Chef Gustavo

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16 May 2023

Chef Gustavo was so welcoming and explained everything so well! The whole group had such a fun time enjoying the delicious food

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17 Jul 2022

So fun and extremely informative!! Would highly recommend!!

$ 115 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
Chef Gustavo Verified chef

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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