If you are looking for an incredible and memorable escape, then Tenerife is the place for you. Enjoy a four-day cooking course and vacation in this charming, idyllic destination in the Canary Islands. On this special retreat, you can immerse yourself in Spanish cuisine and beautiful cuisine--as well as the incredible local culture and history--while honing your own cooking skills and broadening your culinary knowledge. You’ll learn a lot about the ingredients, techniques, and recipes that define the local cuisine, which is known for its bright and vibrant flavors.
Your adventure truly begins when you’re met at the airport in Tenerife upon arrival and taken to your hotel. Here, you’ll enjoy stunning views of the ocean and harbor, as well as easy access to the beach. The culinary experience begins at a culinary school, where you’ll take part in a series of lessons in classic Spanish cuisine and learn from expert chefs. You’ll also explore the vibrant local markets, discovering ingredients to use in your own recipes. You’ll have the chance to shop like a local and discover the best products each market has to offer.
On other days, you can explore the city of Tenerife—enjoying the colorful streets and plazas, as well as all the other sights and attractions this wonderful destination has to offer. You can take a boat tour of the harbor and learn more about the local history. You can also enjoy swimming, sunbathing, or other water sports in the near-constant sunshine.
In the evenings, relax with a sunset dinner at one of the many charming restaurants, or sip a glass of wine on the terrace and enjoy the balmy, Mediterranean climate. After dinner, you can take in a lively flamenco performance, dance to the local music, or simply sit back and take in the vibrant culture of this captivating city.
At the end of the retreat, your culinary skills will have improved wonderfully. You’ll have expanded your knowledge of Spanish cuisine, learned from expert chefs, and experimented with different dishes and flavors. You will even have your own cookbook to take home and prepare your favorite recipes!
This unforgettable retreat lets you meet locals, experience the unique gastronomy of Tenerife, and learn a lot about the culture, history, and gastronomy of the Canaries. Enjoy a four-day cooking class and vacation in a truly beautiful and unique part of Spain, and you’ll be sure to come away with incredible memories that you can share for years to come.