Available year-round by request.
Enjoy a variety of cooking, eating and traveling in these all-inclusive three-day/four-night packages. Each Workshop includes a culinary overview of Yucatán and market tour, cooking instruction, day-trips to exotic Yucatán destinations – Maya archaeological sites, pueblos and haciendas – all with food in mind! Our culinary workshops are an ideal way for you to leisurely get to know Mérida and the surrounding area while immersing yourself in Yucatán’s rich history and culinary heritage. Luxury upgrade for accommodations available.
DAY 0: ARRIVAL DAY
Arrive Mérida International Airport; transfer airport/hotel
DAY 1: Continental breakfast at hotel. Transfer hotel/Los Dos
Chef Mario Canul will greet you at Los Dos, and invite you into his kitchen where he will present an overview of Yucatán’s unique ingredients and culinary heritage. Follow him on a tour of Mérida’s colorful central market, then join Los Dos for lunch at a restaurant featuring the finest regional cuisine. We will help you navigate the menu as you sample several Yucatecan specialties. Evening dinner at local restaurant.
DAY 2: Continental breakfast at hotel. Transfer hotel/Los Dos Back
in the Los Dos kitchen, you will spend the day with Chef Mario – cooking and eating! Work with local and indigenous ingredients and learn about ancient Maya culinary practices. Together you’ll create a full meal, from snacks and a first course, through soup, main dish and dessert.
DAY 3: Continental breakfast at hotel. Pick up hotel lobby
Today is a romantic and exotic excursion into the heart of Maya Yucatán. First, an English-speaking guide will drive you to Uxmal – considered the most beautiful of the Maya archaeological zones. In the tiny pueblo of Santa Elena, you will visit a Maya family living as the Mayas have lived for the past century. For lunch you will stop at the spectacular 5-star Hacienda Temozón, one of the Luxury Collection owned by Starwood. At night enjoy dinner at a restaurant featuring the best in regional “fusion” cuisine.
DAY 4: DEPARTURE DAY
Check out; transfer hotel/Mérida International Airport
Four nights’ accommodation based on double occupancy; continental breakfast and lunch each day of your stay; dinner two evenings of your stay; wine/beer service during the main meal at Los Dos; one alcoholic beverage at all other meals; workbook including all recipes we prepare in class; complimentary Los Dos apron; all transfers, excursions and entry fees; all taxes and tips except as noted. The Luxury Upgrade is for accommodations at one of a select group of Mérida’s most exclusive hotels.
Air fare between departure point and Mexico (Mérida, Yucatán); service tips at hotel; service tips at evening meals. Service tips for Los Dos staff on cooking days are not included and are at the discretion of the visitor; pesos or US dollars are welcome.
Rates based on two-person minimum, double occupancy. Single supplements available. Prices are subject to change in January of each year when new tariffs are posted by third party service providers. Specific itinerary details are subject to change according to third party service providers. All terms subject to standard POLICIES which will be forwarded at the time of your booking. All prices in U.S. dollars. All classes at Los Dos must be reserved at least 72 hours in advance. All bookings must be completed via e-mail; unfortunately, we cannot accommodate phone bookings or drop-ins.