Cooking Class: Iconic Spain and Portugal Cuisine

Discover the exciting flavors of Iberia in this cooking class with Chef Gustavo. You'll explore the countries of Spain and Portugal across three authentic courses using high-quality ingredients distinctive of the region. First, you'll prepare gambas al ajillo diablo with garlic, parsley, lemon juice, white wine and hot dry peppers. Next, you'll make a traditional paella Valenciana using pork, chicken, green beans, rice, alubia beans, paprika and saffron. Finally, you'll end class with light crêpes choosing between dulce de leche or Nutella filling. 


Gambas al Ajillo Diablo 

With garlic, parsley, lemon juice, white wine, olive oil and hot dry peppers

Paella Valenciana 

With pork, chicken, green beans, rice, alubia beans, paprika and saffron


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Dulce de leche 


  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsCouples, Group, Gourmet, Spanish, 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.

Classpop! guest reviews for other experiences with Chef Gustavo

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17 Jul 2022

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

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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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18 May 2022

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

$ 110 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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