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Valencia Paella Cooking Class with Mercado Central Visit

Highlights
  • Learn to cook the famous Spanish dish Paella from an experienced chef
  • Tour includes all equipment and ingredients necessary, and all food and drinks to accompany the paella
  • Tour the bustling Central Market to collect your ingredient, and get an authentic European market experience
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Valencia Paella Cooking Class with Mercado Central Visit
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Valencia Paella Cooking Class with Mercado Central Visit
From US$63.29
Overview
Get a taste of authentic Spanish culture during this 4.5-hour Paella cooking class in Valencia, the birthplace of the famous rice dish. Shop for ingredients at the Central Market alongside your guide and group, and then head to the kitchen to learn how to turn simple ingredients into a delicious meal with deep cultural roots. This tour includes all instruction, ingredients, food, and drinks during the class.
What to Expect
Meet your bilingual guide at 10am at the Valencia School of Rice and Paella, and walk together to Central Market for a guided tour. Spend approximately one hour exploring this bustling market and collecting the necessary ingredients for your recipe. A hub of Valencia agriculture, the best quality ingredients for paella can be found here. Around 11am, return to the kitchen and learn the process of cooking a real Valencia Paella (the original Paella), which you will then cook for yourself.

Relax and have fun as you cook with your group and learn from an expert chef about the makings of an authentic Paella. During the cooking process, indulge in a tasting of Valencia white wine served with a traditional appetizer. Once finished cooking the paella, sit down and enjoy the fruits of your labor. Complement your meal with a taste of Valencia red wine. The paella will be served accompanied by several starters and a traditional and delicious dessert.

Upon completion of the experience, you will receive a diploma certifying your new cooking skills. Experience ends at the cooking school at approximately 2:30pm.
Reviews (72)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Highly recommended - great experience!

An excellent morning spent at the mercado and learning about paella. The team/chefs were highly engaging and great teachers. The walk to the mercado was a lot of fun. Also great value for money, not only do you make paella but tapas and wine are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank joy604
EscuelaPaellas, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Escuela de Arroces y Paella Valenciana, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind words, we hope that you have the opportunity to put into practice all that you have learnt and cook delightful paellas for your family and folks. Remember that the recipe is always available in our website. It would...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Yum!

I loved how chef Carolina and Maria thought us how to make paella without any measurements, and always with safety in mind. I’m now less intimidated to make it at home. We had a fun time making the food, it was delicious to eat, we...More

Thank EmmCee
EscuelaPaellas, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Escuela de Arroces y Paella Valenciana, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind words, we hope that you have the opportunity to put into practice all that you have learnt and cook delightful paellas for your family and folks. Remember that the recipe is always available in our website. It would...More

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Great experience

We spent some nice hours with the ladies of the cookery course. They were very dedicated and it was fun to cook with them. Our Paella was great and a perfect for lunch including some starters from the Escuela with excellent wine. Thanks for that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Manfred K
EscuelaPaellas, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Escuela de Arroces y Paella Valenciana, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thank you very much for your kind words, we hope that you have the opportunity to put into practice all that you have learnt and cook delightful paellas for your family and folks. Remember that the recipe is always available in our website. It would...More

Reviewed 2 November 2018
Not to miss

If you are a cook or have any interest in cooking this is not to be missed!! We were a group of about 12 but it did not really slow down the class. My husband who has no interest in cooking was one of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mokar1987
EscuelaPaellas, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Escuela de Arroces y Paella Valenciana, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thank you very much for your kind words, we hope that you have the opportunity to put into practice all that you have learnt and cook delightful paellas for your family and folks. Remember that the recipe is always available in our website. It would...More

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Fabulous afternoon, and a great activity for Valencia

I loved this class (despite being the problem vego who booked a chicken paella and then refused to put the chicken in it) - the staff coped - just gave me extra veggies...all was good. Well paced and planned - so that there was no...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Millstarr
EscuelaPaellas, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Escuela de Arroces y Paella Valenciana, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Thank you very much for your kind words, we hope that you have the opportunity to put into practice all that you have learnt and cook delightful paellas for your family and folks. Remember that the recipe is always available in our website. It would...More

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Darnah M
13 August 2018|
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Response from nlrnice | Reviewed this property |
If you email them in advance they can cater to your dietry requirements! They also check if anyone had any allergies before they commence the activity.
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Armin a
13 August 2018|
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Response from happy439 | Reviewed this property |
Yes absolutely. There were children at our day and as the Spanish adore children they were made to feel special and were given extra attention. Your daughter will have a ball!
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chris45ny
1 July 2018|
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Response from JoeyJ381 | Reviewed this property |
Next to your resort, there is a metro/tram station. Take the metro to the city center and from there it is just an easy walk to the school! It’s in the middle of the historic city centre. Have fun😁👍🏻
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