Cooking Class in Quito

If you’re a foodie looking for an immersive and authentic cultural experience in the capital of Ecuador, then this cooking class in Quito is just what you need. This hands-on cooking experience takes you to the heart of the city’s historic center, where you’ll join a local chef on a trip to the local market. Here, you’ll select ingredients and learn about the history of traditional Ecuadorian cuisine as you prepare three classic dishes, including Locro QuiteƱo, Encocado, and chocolate soup.

General information

Price / 75 USD

You can pay online

Refund policy

24-hour refund policy

Starting time

The tour starts at 11:30 hrs


4 hours 15 minutes

Sample Menu


Ecuadorian potato soup


Fish & shrimp in coconut sauce


Chocolate soup

Included / not included

Professional chef

Visit to the market

Materials needed for the cooking class

Guided lunch with soft drinks or juice


Hotel pick up and drop off

Gratuities for the guide (optional)

Meeting point

The restaurant chef will be waiting for you at the Central Market door to start with a market visit. Then you will be transferred to the restaurant. The address of the market is: Mercado Central , Av Pichincha, Quito 170136, Ecuador.

What to bring

Winter jacket from June to October

Comfortable shoes

Bring yourself very hungry

Extra information

Why a cooking class in Quito is a great idea?

A cooking class in Quito is a fantastic idea for anyone looking to immerse themselves in the local culture and cuisine. Not only will you get to learn the traditional methods and techniques used in Ecuadorian cooking, but you’ll also get to meet new people. Once you’ve finished cooking, you’ll be able to sit down and enjoy the delicious dishes you’ve created, giving you a true taste of Ecuadorian cuisine. A cooking class in Quito is a unique and enriching experience that offers a unique way to explore the city’s culture and cuisine. Whether you’re a seasoned cook or a beginner, this cooking class is a great way to deepen your appreciation for Ecuadorian food and to create lasting memories of your trip.