Cooking Class: Dynamic Mexican Flavors

This fun, hands-on cooking class explores the zesty and vibrant flavors of Mexican cuisine. Chef Jar will teach you how to craft a well-rounded and deeply flavored Mexican meal. You’ll make tortillas and salsa from scratch and authentic pork al pastor. You’ll begin the class by preparing an avocado salsa verde, followed by a shrimp ceviche with crunchy plantain chips. For the main course, you’ll prepare the pastor using traditional cooking techniques. To finish the meal, you’ll create a mouthwatering churros dessert bar.


Avocado Salsa Verde 

With tomatillos, onions, garlic and lime

Shrimp Ceviche With Plantain Chips 

With pickled bell peppers, red onions, cilantro and lemon zest

Pork al Pastor With Homemade Tortillas 

With guajillo chilis, ancho chilis, Roma tomatoes and pineapple

Red Mexican Rice and Black Beans 

With tomatoes, lime and garlic

Churros Dessert Bar 

With chocolate ganache, strawberry syrup and toasted marshmallows

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsGroup, Beginner, Fun, Mexican, 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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23 Mar 2023

Food was amazing, company was wonderful. Chef is very knowledgeable and personable. Would book again for sure!!!

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30 May 2023

Chef Jar has an amazing personality and a serious passion for what he does! He was such a great individual to provide our experience for the evening. My wife and I are very happy to have been his students and we look forward to seeking him out for other opportunities in the future! I would love to see him become a big name in the industry. Highly recommend Chef Jar.

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06 Mar 2023

What a great experience. Chef Jar made the entire night fun. Will be definitely doing another class with Chef Jar.

$ 65 Per person

all-inclusive: 2.5-hour class, meal and taxes.

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Event location: Omaha

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Chef Jar
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Chef Jar is a passionate chef, a virtuoso of many diverse cuisines and the champion of several culinary competitions. After earning his culinary degree, Chef Jar traveled the world as a Hibachi and Teppanyaki Chef to bring his impressive dishes (and a little thrill) to hungry guests far and wide. He has studied nearly all types of culinary styles and techniques, but loves to explore Japanese, French, Indian and Latin cuisines.

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