Cooking Class: Indulge in Making Classic Mexican Eats

Let the enchanting cuisine of Mexico spirit you away in this cooking class from Chef Denis. Under his expert guidance, you'll create a veritable fiesta for the senses, filled with authentic flavor and fabulous texture. 

The party begins as you prepare street corn soup made fiery with chilis and jalapeños. Next, chop up tomatillos and onions to make a zesty fresh salsa. Create hearty stuffed poblanos with your choice of meat or beans, served with a side of tangy lime rice made from scratch. And for dessert, indulge in a lesson in deep fried cheesecake that will make your heart sing!


Mexican Street Corn Soup

With green and red chilies, jalapeños, cilantro and chicken broth

Red and Green Salsa

With tomatillos, onions, chile de árbol peppers and cumin

Classic Guacamole

With avocados, onions, tomatoes, cilantro and lime

Stuffed Poblano Peppers in Ancho-Guajillo Sauce

With ham or chicken, beans, hominy, queso fresco and pickled red onions

Cilantro Lime Rice

Xango Deep Fried Cheesecake

With flour tortillas, cinnamon, mango and Mexican hot chocolate sauce

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 8
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
  • LabelsCouples, Date Night, Fun, Mexican, Latin

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24 Aug 2022

Denis was knowledgeable with his instructions. We learned a lot in this class! He brought items from his own garden.

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15 Jan 2022

Chef Denis taught us SO much, and we genuinely had a fantastic time getting to know him AND learning more about how to make pizza like a serious chef!

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04 Feb 2022

Chef Denis was fantastic! He is a true culinary professional with a wealth of knowledge. He is an excellent teacher and kept us engaged the entire time. He shared so many helpful tips and techniques and we learned so much. I highly recommend Chef Denis to anyone in the NYC area that’s looking for an amazing culinary experience!

$ 95 Per person

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

This class does not have any dates.

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Chef Denis
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Chef Denis is a seasoned chef with 43 years of experience working in the culinary world. His past roles include banquet chef, executive sous chef, private chef and even being the owner of a catering business, where he hosted both private events and intimate dinners. For the last 28 years, he's spent his time working as a culinary teacher, sharing his passion and knowledge with his students and aspiring chefs to create outstanding, memorable events.

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