Cooking Classes at EL ARRAYÁN Are Back !

Three days every week, Cooking Classes at EL ARRAYÁN Starting this October 10th, Mexican cooking classes are back #elarrayanpv

The entire team at El Arrayán is happy to share with you that starting this Monday October 10th we will resume our popular Traditional Mexican Cooking Classes. Co-owner Carmen Porras and our team are making a point of teaching a wider range of Mexican classical dishes. We will use more than 50 different recipes from diverse regions in Mexico for this season. In addition to the very authentic dishes taught before, by popular demand, different regional variations on moles, tamales, fresh salsas and desserts have been added. For this Fall/Winter 2016-2017 season the calendar has been published in:

If you like to eat Mexican food and would like to learn or if you are a beginner or even if you are an experienced cook, our team teaches for all levels. If you just want to take notes or you are eager to give our chef a hand, you are ready to learn the secrets from the pros, this class is definitely for you! You can learn proper cooking techniques, culture & history of ingredients as well as, Mexican culinary traditions. Learn in our all stainless steel professional kitchen and bring the flavors of authentic Mexican cuisine to your home, while you have a lot of fun at the same time.

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For both types of classes you will be learning and having for lunch:

Appetizer, main course, dessert & fresh salsa. All very traditional Mexican food recipes.

You may also have the chance to make tortillas with fresh corn masa if time allows.


Description of Cooking Classes:

Breakfast + Tour + Class + Lunch on Mondays

Meet at El Arrayán at 9.30 am. Go for traditional Mexican breakfast, visit to the market & tortilla factory. Come back to El Arrayán, receive printed recipes in English and embroidered apron. Receive hands on instruction in English. Have lunch of what we cooked. Includes one drink or one glass Mexican red or white wine. Transportation is included from: restaurant to breakfast to market & back to restaurant. We are usually finished around 2.30 pm.

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Meet at El Arrayán at 11.00 am. Receive printed recipes in English and embroidered apron. Receive hands on instruction in English. Have lunch of what we cooked. Includes one drink or one glass Mexican red or white wine. We are usually finished around 2.30 pm.


Our whole team invites you to be a part of this unique cultural, gastronomic experience where the aromas, flavors and colors of Mexico come together in one place … Restaurant El Arrayán.

For cooking class reservations and more information, including full menus, pricing, payment form & private groups, please send an e-mail to owner Carmen Porras at  or call El Arrayán Restaurant


About El Arrayán:

It is a Mexican restaurant with soul and an intimate setting. Established in Puerto Vallarta since 2003, offers a rich variety of authentic Mexican dining options, where only the best recipes are cooked with the freshest ingredients. This makes us a proud representative of Mexican cuisine, declared by UN’s UNESCO “Intangible Heritage of Humanity” in 2010.

Located on Allende # 344, El Centro, just 4 blocks from El Malecón.

Open from 5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Closed on Tuesdays. Reservations for dinner can be made at or call (322) 222 71 95.

We accept: Visa, MasterCard and American Express.


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