Cooking Class: Fusion Date Night

A unique regional cuisine is on the menu in this magical date night culinary experience.


Chef Gustavo shares his expertise in Ibero-American fusion cuisine in this hands-on course, perfect for a romantic evening in the kitchen! You’ll prepare shrimp with garlic, parsley and dried chile de árbol as you master the art of sautéing. Then, you’ll craft a green plantain cake and learn to fillet fresh fish like a professional to create fillets wrapped in banana leaves and guajillo paste. Your date night enchantment concludes on a sweet note with a decadent dessert of sweet crêpes 


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Sautéed Shrimp 

With garlic, parsley and dry chiles de árbol


Green Plantain Cake


Fish of the Day Fillets 

Wrapped with banana leaves and guajillo paste


Sweet Crêpes

With dulce de leche or Nutella

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
  • 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.
  • LabelsCouples, Fusion, Fun, New American, Holiday

Classpop! guest reviews for other experiences with Chef Gustavo

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Jarrett

16 Jun 2022

Chef Gustavo, was fantastic! So nice and easy to work with, he also taught us a few fantastic tips! (I wasn’t expecting to learn much as I’m an avid cooker, but I was wrong!). The meal was delicious I’m looking forward to making it at home! Best, Jarrett

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Kim

18 May 2022

What a fun and informative class. Chef Gustavo was great! Would definitely do more of these classes.

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Judy

18 May 2022

Chef Gustavo was so friendly and kind! He shared the history of paella with us and created a wonderful atmosphere.

$ 109 Per person

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


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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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