Peruvian Cooking Class and Market Tour

Cusco, PeruPart of the Airbnb Cooking collection

Cooking experience hosted by Jesus Alexander

4 hours, Hosted in English
Committed to safety
This host has committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Up to 10 people
Peruvian cuisine
Host can accommodate dietary restrictions.
Includes food and drinks

What you'll do

Our Cusco Culinary cooking experience starts at San Pedro Market (at door number 1), with a visit to this historical and traditional local market. We will try some of the most exotic fruits of Peru, the best chocolate, local cheeses, and traditional bread.

After that, we will walk to our cooking studio, a traditional house from 1922, that is part of the world heritage Cusco center. We start our cooking classes preparing the national drink of Peru , pashion fruit pisco sour. Then, we prepare three traditional peruvian exquisite dishes and a delicious dessert. Our class is full hands on and you will take part in all the preparation. After you we finish we will enjoy all the food and you will have a great peruvian meal.

Our dishes are easy to be converted into vegetarian , so if you are vegetarian or Vegan this is the perfect class for you.

After the class we will also send you the recepies, so then you can share your new talent, as a Peruvian chef, with your family and friends.
Other things to note
The cooking classes are in the morning and in the afternoon.
* In the morning from 9:00 to 13:00
* In the afternoon from 15:00 to 19:00

To know your food requirements is very important
Our Cusco Culinary cooking experience starts at San Pedro Market (at door number 1), with a visit to this historical and traditional local market. We will try some of the most exotic fruits of Peru, the best chocolate, local cheeses, and traditional bread.

After that, we will walk to our cooking studio, a traditional house from 1922, that is part of the world heritage Cusco center. We start our cooking classes preparing the natio…

What's included

  • Food
    Peruvian dishes
    We accomodate to the meal restrictions of our guests....
  • Drinks
    Chicha morada, agua, pisco sour (this drink includes alcohol, but we can pr...

Meet your host, Jesus Alexander

Host on Airbnb since 2018
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I am Jesus, a profesional chef, and I love to cook and meet new people. I studied in Peru and started working in gastronomy since 2006. SInce that time I have worked in many restaurants and in different cities of Peru. I am an specialist in Peruvian gastronomy and Japanese food.

I really enjoy teaching and sharing my experience about Peruvian cooking to people from all over the world. I would love you to be part of my cooking class and learn from it, so then you can make Peruvian food at home.
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Where you'll be

We visit the San Pedro Market, where we get a little taste of local life in Cusco. This is the oldest market in our city and travelers get delighted with this experience.

We prepare the dishes in our cooking studio that is in a colonial house in the center of Cusco. It is well decorated, clean and comfortable. We have heard good comments of it!

Rated 4.96 out of 5 from 268 reviews.

Ian
September 2021
The experience with Jesus was an amazing time for my fiancé and I. we appreciated the tour of the San Pedro market, and got to learn about the various local foods, and sample some ingredients. It was really neat that we got to buy all of the ingredients that we used for the class. Back in Jesus' studio, we got to chop, mix and stir many ingredients to create some delicious and cool Peruvian dishes. The small group size is great and let us get to know the other participants and Jesus as well. Everything we made was delicious and we actually spent more time than we scheduled with the group, which was not a problem since we had so much fun. I'd recommend this experience to anyone in Cusco for some history, some good food and great times.
Vivian
September 2021
Jesus was an incredible guide through San Pedro Market. We got to taste amazing chocolate, cheese and fruit and chat with friendly vendors. After the market, we walked to his cooking studio which was warm, spacious and clean. We had so much fun making pisco passionfruit cocktails, 3 types of ceviche and dessert. Thank you Jesus for teaching us how to make these Peruvian specialities. We can’t wait to make these for our friends and family back home!
Denise
March 2020
We had an amazing time at Jesus’ cooking class! He was very friendly and took time to answer any questions we had. The food was AMAZING, and with his help we were able to cook things we never thought we could! It was a great way to connect with and learn the Peruvian culture. This class was a highlight of our time in Cusco and should definitely be part of anyone’s trip!
Paige
March 2020
This cooking class with Jesus was a highlight of our Peru trip that we will never forget! I am so glad we booked with him, it truly was an experience of a lifetime. From walking through the local market and learning about all of the products, to buying the ingredients we would use during class, and then being able to hands on help cook the wonderful meals with the guidance of Jesus- it was a simply amazing morning. We also meet a wonderful couple from Canada that we were able to share the class with and are now connected with and hopefully will meet again one day! 10/10 would recommend and if we’re ever back in Cusco we will do this again!
Stephanie
March 2020
Had a wonderful time with Jesus in his beautiful kitchen. My boyfriend and I ended up having a private cooking class with him for our first day in Cusco. Walking around the market was great, as was the time in the kitchen learning about Peru and the cuisine. Jesus was a fun and knowledgeable teacher and especially for my boyfriend who is both a foodie and avid cook, it was an awesome afternoon.
Lael
February 2020
One of the best experiences I’ve ever encountered!! Jesus was well-informed, helpful and so fun! The food is spectacular and this is truly a one in a lifetime experience! An absolute must-do in Cusco!!

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Dietary preferences

If requested, the host can accommodate the dietary needs listed. You must let the host know before the experience if you’d like your needs to be accommodated.
Egg-free
Vegan
Vegetarian
Shellfish allergy
Pescatarian
Gluten-free
Dairy-free
Peanut allergy
Tree nut allergy
Soya-free
Fish allergy

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 9 and up can attend.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.