Porto Cooking Classes in 2024 [with a rising star chef]

Join our Porto cooking classes and learn how to prepare seafood cataplana

Put your chef's hat on, open a bottle of wine and learn how to master one classic of Portuguese gastronomy. A 3-hour immersive cooking class experience led by a rising star chef in town in her fine-dining restaurant in Porto.

Gather your friends and family for this fun and intimate cooking class and learn together something new. All skill levels and ages are welcome, making it perfect for beginners, home chefs, families or couples.

Want to know what “cataplana” is? Perhaps cooking tips we learned from Grandma? How about some foodie travel tips along the way? This is your chance to ask!

Porto Cooking Classes ticket price

We offer a tiered pricing structure for our Porto Cooking Classes to accommodate various group sizes:

  • Two passionate souls: 350€

  • A trio of culinary adventurers: 480€

  • A fabulous foursome: 600€

  • A high-spirited five: 625€

  • A party of six or more: 125€ per person

We like to keep things intimate and cozy, so we've set a limit of 8 participants per class.

9 Reasons Why People Love this Cooking Class in Porto

  • 3 hours of hands-on cooking class led by a rising star, English-speaking, professional chef

  • This experience takes place in a fine-dining restaurant right in the heart of Porto

  • Small group experience

  • Great insight into the unique and diverse gastronomy of Porto

  • A step-by-step guide on how to make a delicious 3-course meal (get personalized tips, share stories and laughs as your chef cooks with you)

  • The chef will be available throughout the class to answer questions and help you if needed

  • Menus change seasonally so you can enjoy the freshest and most premium ingredients Portugal has to offer

  • Enjoy the fruits of your labor with an amazing meal at the end of the cooking class that includes: two appetizers and one main course (a Portuguese cuisine classic), paired with a local wine or a non-alcoholic drink, and followed by a delicious dessert

  • Your ticket also includes a charitable donation to a local NGO that helps the homeless people in Porto

Good To Know

  • These cooking classes are private

  • Cooking classes can be scheduled weekly, from Wednesday to Saturday, upon request. However, our main sessions are held on Saturdays from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, providing a delightful weekend experience for everyone

  • This experience will run with a minimum of 2 participants and a maximum of 8 participants

  • All tastings are included in the price

  • At this point, we can’t accommodate any food restrictions in this cooking class

  • Restrooms are available during the experience

  • Babies and toddlers are welcome to join in and not take part in the tastings, but their attendance must be communicated for logistics and insurance purposes

  • Cooking classes are provided in English (and Portuguese upon request). Feel free to ask us about this and more at [email protected]

  • Advanced purchase of tickets is required: we don't accept walk-ins

  • This cooking class should be requested within a period of, at least, 3 days in advance (if you want to attend the cooking class on Saturday, we’ll accept reservations until Wednesday)

  • Once we review your booking, you'll receive a Kitchen Prep e-mail with the next steps

  • Pickup not included

Peace of mind policy

Let's imagine that you are unable to make the tour. Can you have a refund? The answer is yes.

  • Cancellation requests submitted until 72h before the tour start will be fully refunded (minus the processing fees);

  • Cancellation requests submitted between 72h and 24h before the tour start will be refunded in 80% of the total purchase value (minus the processing fees);

  • Cancellation requests submitted 24h or less before the tour start are not eligible for any refund.

Refunds can only be processed back to the original credit or debit card used in the purchase. Processing fees: 1.5% + 0.25€ for European Union cards and 3.25% + 0.25€ for non-European Union cards.

As part of our "Peace Of Mind Policy", the first two cases listed above are eligible to be converted into Gift Cards. These are issued with the same purchase value, free of processing fees penalty, and two-year validity. They can be used and topped up for any Taste Porto product. They can be redeemed by the customer or regifted.

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Experienced Tour guide

We see our guides as culinary ambassadors of the city and you as our guest.

Socially responsible

A portion of the ticket price is donated to a local NGO that helps the homeless people in Porto.

Reviews

Interesting, educative, delicious and fun! As a bonus I was given top recommendations on where to go and what to do on the rest of the trip. If you’re into food and visit Porto don’t miss this.
Christian, Finland
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