"I love cooking because I think food and cooking are the best way to discover and share the culture, history and love of the place or person you are visiting." - Chef Francis, Flavors of San Juan Pro Chef
CHEF FOR A DAY™ COOKING CLASS *endorsed by Rums of Puerto Rico & the Puerto Rico Tourism Company
Become a Puerto Rican chef for a day with the most interactive, hands-on class in San Juan. You might not have grown up with a Puerto Rican mother stewing rice and beans or flattening plantains to make tostones in the kitchen for dinner, but that doesn't mean you can't make your mofongo and eat it, too! With this class you will learn first-hand from a local professional chef how to make our staple dishes such as mofongo, mojitos and more! Ask for an add on "rum tasting course" and taste aged Puerto Rican rums while learning their differences and various characteristics. Leave the island with cooking and rum skills!
Duration: 2-3 hours Tour Time/Prices: Classes booked upon request.
Contact us today! email@example.com General Class: $115
Cut and prepare your Sofrito (base of all our local food)
Prep and mash your Plantain mofongo topped with chicken & criollo sauce
Pair with a fresh salad and vine ripened tomatoes with home-made dressing
Top it off with Tembleque (local custard style dessert)
Recipes and spices to take home
Boutique, intimate experience with real hands on fun
* Tour times and frequency vary by season. Please call or see our "Buy Tickets" page for availability.
*NEW* PREMIUM RUM TASTING
Puerto Rico's reputation for outstanding rum has reached across the globe, but in our premium rum tasting class you will experience them first-hand. Sit back and relax as our experienced guide takes you through four top shelf aged rums from the best oak barrels this island has to offer. Learn all about the unique rum brands in Puerto Rico, their distillation process and this island's rich rum history all while nibbling on local appetizers that represent the unique blend of African, Latin and Caribbean cuisine. Book soon, as space is limited on this boutique experience.
Duration: 1 hour Location: Old San Juan (exact location disclosed upon booking) Tour Time: M,W,F 3pm-4pm Price: $35Book Now
45 min-1 hour tasting session learning about Puerto Rican rum distillation, history and more!
Four aged Puerto Rican rum tastings (*must be 18 or older to drink in PR)
Local Puerto Rican appetizers
Tips to servers and bartenders
VIP savings guide to OSJ
COOKING CLASS TERMS
Must be 18 or older to drink alcohol in Puerto Rico. Non-alcoholic substitutes available.
Children: We allow children in the private class. Kids 10 and under may participate in the class FREE of charge. However, food/drinks (aside from water) in the class are NOT provided to children 10 and under. If they child is under 10 yeas and wishes to participate in the class they must pay the full ticket price. Children 11 and older must pay full ticket price and are given adult portions and non alcoholic beverage options.
Allergies/Vegetarian/Non alcoholic: Flavors can accommodate people with various dietary restrictions but we must know at least 1 day BEFORE the class date so we can alert the chef to those needs. If we are NOT alerted at least 1 day in advance of the class we cannot promise those needs will be met.
Being On time: Our classes, private and general, start promptly at the hour agreed upon. If a group is more than 10 minutes late the group risks having the class cancelled and forfeiting a refund. PLAN ACCORDINGLY AND ARRIVE EARLY.
Cancellation Policy: Once purchased, tickets cannot be refunded or rescheduled because your space is being held in the class. Our classes often sell out. No partial credits or rescheduling is allowed for partial attendance, no shows, or late arrivals. In the extremely rare event that the class has to be canceled (tropical storm, hurricane), you will be able to reschedule to another time, receive credit for a future event, or receive a full refund.