Ultimate Argentinean Culinary Experience

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WHY YOU SHOULD GO

Ultimate Argentinean Culinary Experience

Highlights

Discover the best of Argentinian cuisine and culture Learn how to make a traditional empanada and take part into a creative empanada-making competition Enjoy the best cuisine in the city and local Argentine customs

Inclusions

  • Knowledgeable guide English
  • A 3-course dinner

Exclusions

  • Transportation to/from hotels

Please Note

Vegetarian, pescatarian, and celiac options are available on request, please let us know if you need one of these options.

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Feb 16 2016
The food and wine were terrific and the staff was super friendly and helpful. I loved the empanada making contest and the steaks were out of the world!
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Whether you're a cooking enthusiast or a novice, this small-group culinary dining experience in Buenos Aires promises to be fun and entertaining, giving you a unique glimpse into the country’s culture.

Your expert guide will enlighten you with local knowledge, such as the best cuisine in the city and local Argentine customs. It is recommended that you participate in this dining experience at the beginning of your trip.

After suiting up with an apron and a chef's hat, you'll be taught how to make a traditional empanada.Then, use your imagination and take part in a creative empanada-making competition with fantastic prizes! You’ll also enjoy grilled provoleta (a variant of provolone cheese), sliced chorizo sausage, homemade chimichurri (savory sauce for grilled meat), warm bread, and salsa criolla (sliced onions with herbs).

Learn how to order a juicy bife de lomo, some of Argentina’s best steak, in Spanish. Indulge in your cooked-to-order steak accompanied by velvety mashed potatoes and oven-roasted vegetables.

For desert, you'll make your own alfajores, a sweet treat that combines a biscuit with dulce de leche (caramel), melted chocolate fondue, and coconut shavings – a combination sure to delight your senses! During your meal, enjoy all-you-can-drink Malbec wine.

You'll also learn about the history and etiquette of mate drinking, one of Argentina's national pastimes, as you prepare this tea drink from scratch with your group and taste the subtle flavors of your creation.

You’ll leave this dining experience feeling like a true Argentine food expert!

Menu:
Starter: empanadas with gourmet fillings, slicef chorizo sausage, grilled provoleta cheese, and chimichurri.
Main course: fillet steak served with mashed potatoes, oven-roasted vegetables, and chimichurri (vegetarian, pescatarian, and celiac options are available on request)
Dessert: alfajores with sweet vanilla biscuits, dulce de leche, melted chocolate, and coconut shavings
  • Unlimited wine and water served throughout the entire dinner