Private Traditional Colombian Cooking Class with a Local in Medellín

Your local host Catalina offers a hands-on cooking experience in her small but functional kitchen. The cooking portion of the experience will last for about two hours, and you will learn to make an appetizer, a main dish and a dessert! A few traditional Colombian dishes that Catalina may teach you to make are patacones (fried and smashed plantains), bandeja paisa (traditional dish from Antioquia, contains ingredients like, beans, rice, meat, salsa and bacon) and coconut flan. 

Join in on this authentic culinary experience with a welcoming local, and get a taste of true Colombian culture and cuisine! Please note: Catalina can offer Vegetarian and Vegan meals upon request.

per adult from




3 hours


Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Private cooking class and meal with your host Catalina
    • Non-alcoholic beverages
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Gratuities
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • You will be welcomed by Catalina with fresh guandiolo (fruit juice sweetened with cane juice) at her balcony to enjoy the view of the mountains. Catalina lives on the 5th floor of a modern apartment in the city of Medellin, only a few metro stops from the city center. The neighborhood is a mix of old homes and newer apartment buildings. 

    Catalina’s family heritage is from three different areas of Colombia and includes coastal and Andean food. She mixes her graphic design background with her passion for food and creates an experience combined with the history of the people involved. She also loves to serve food you can experience by picking it up with your hands, so you can truly engage with what you are eating. 

    Please note: You need to climb five flight of stairs to reach Catalina's apartment.
  • Departure Point :
    Pontevedra, Envigado, Antioquia, Colombia
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Menu may vary depending on the season
    • If any travelers in your party have any allergies, dietary restrictions or cooking preferences please advise at time of booking
    • Vegetarian and vegan option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Private, personalized experience
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 3 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.


English - Guide

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Organised by Traveling Spoon, Inc

Activity ID: V-7626P233

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