MEET OUR CHEFS AROUND THE WORLD
Cook with top chefs and culinary experts who cook alongside you as you learn the world's most iconic recipes. Get personalized tips, private coaching, learn authentic techniques, share stories and laughter, all with a chef who lives where the recipe originated. Where do you want to go? Italy, Hungary, Thailand, Spain, New Orleans?
Transport your kitchen for the day.™
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Specialities: Hungarian cuisine
Favourite Dishes: Chicken Paprika
Accolades: Owner of top rated Hungarian culinary experience, private chef to celebrities
About My Cooking Class: "In my cooking class, I'll teach you about popular Hungarian dishes, our most famous spices, Pálinka(!) and perhaps even a little about growing up in Communism"
Chef Location: San Miguel, Mexico
Specialities: Traditional Mexican Cuisine
Favourite Dishes: Enchiladas Mineros
Accolades: Has worked in Michelin star restaurants, Owner of Culinary Experience
About My Cooking Class: "Let's have some fun together. I love my country and I'm excited to bring you into my Mexican kitchen!"
Chef Location: San Sebastian, Spain
Specialities: Traditional Basque Cuisine
Favourite Dishes: I love our fish dishes most
Accolades: As featured in Newsweek, The Daily Beast, Ottawa Citizen
About My Cooking Class: "Come with me to my beautiful region in the north of Spain. My cooking classes are meant to transport you into my home where I will teach you about Spanish pintxos and our specialities. Please be my guest and lets cook together!"
Chef Location: New Orleans, Louisana
Specialities: Anything creole, baby!
Favourite Dishes: New Orleans BBQ Shrimp
Accolades: Private chef to the celebrities and professional athletes, featured on Food Network, regular TV chef in New Orleans, James Beard Scholar
About My Cooking Class: "Let's do this! You and I - we're going to make some awesome creole food together, and we're going to have fun doing it. Maybe I'll even tell you stories about cooking for Hollywood's A List celebrities."
Chef Location: Lima, Peru
Specialities: All things Peru, from the coast to the jungle!
Favourite Dishes: Ceviche
Accolades: Recognized chef and consultant, recently consulting for of the top 50 Restaurants in Latin America
About My Cooking Class: "Let's experience my country together! I'll teach you about our diverse argriculture, our incredible history, and all the while, we'll make some delicious Peruvian food together. Can't wait to meet you!"
Chef Location: Tuscany, Italy
Specialities: Simple Tuscan dishes, and pastry!
Favourite Dishes: A beautiful plate of pasta
Accolades: Featured in Conde Nast Traveller, The Daily Mail, Italian Magazine, and Pathfinders and more.
About My Cooking Class: "Let's make some beautiful food together. In my classes, we'll talk about the ingredients from my land. You'll learn simple tips to making a real Italian dinner at home, plus we may talk about some wine pairings as well."
Chef Location: San Sebastian, Basque Country, Spain
Specialities: Basque and Spanish traditional cooking
Favourite Dishes: Seafood dishes, stews and paellas
Accolades: Featured in IPA Magazine, Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking PBS, Destino Certo Canais Globo TV Brazil, Worked at an extensive collection of restaurants around the world
About My Cooking Class: "Let me show you the secrets and the treasures of Basque and Spanish cooking. My purpose is to awaken those edible memories from your childhood cooking together and of course…having lots of fun!"
Chef Location: Bodrum, Turkey
Specialities: Turkish and Mediterranean Cuisine
Favourite Dishes: All of them, but I especially love eggplant dishes
Accolades: Owner of Cooking Classes Bodrum, featured on CNBC World, Shane Delia's Spice Journey, and WDR Wundershön
About My Cooking Class: "I am so excited to bring my Turkish Cooking Classes into your home, and for you to join me in my kitchen. Isn't this amazing?! If you talk to anyone that's been to Turkey, they will first tell you how delicious the food was. Now, you can taste our delicious cuisine in the comfort of your home."
Chef Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Speciality: South African cuisine and fusion cuisines
Accolades: Featured in several local newspapers, private chef to royalty, celebrities, politicians, business executives and food lovers
About My Cooking Class: "Bring the complex flavors of Africa into your kitchen. Smell the spices while we practice African languages and maybe even an African dance together!"
Chef Location: Koh Tao, Thailand
Specialities: Thai and Thai Street Food
Favourite Dishes: Vegetarian Red Curry
Accolades: Former owner of Noodle Soup Street Stall, Owner of Thai Cooking With Joy
About My Cooking Class: "Welcome to my island of Koh Tao in Thailand! I can't wait to teach you about Thai cooking. I make it easy for you, so you can make it over and over again at home. I can't wait to cook with you!"
Chef Location: Mina Gerais, Brazil
Specialities: Brazilian Cuisine
Favourite Dishes: Brazilian "Quitanda" (Snacks)
Accolades: Owner of Trip Advisor Excellence awarded Restaurant, Culinary Teacher, Private Chef
About My Cooking Class: "In my cooking class, I'll teach you about some Brazilian dishes, a little of our history and our most famous ingredients. All following my main guideline: Keep it Simple"
Chef Location: Tokyo, Japan
Specialities: Japanese home cooking
Accolades: Top rated culinary experience on Trip Advisor Japan, featured in several magazines including Lonely Planet
About My Cooking Class: "I love teaching foriegners what real Japanese food is all about. Many are surprised to learn what we eat and the traditions of in our homes. Together we'll explore precision and building amazing flavors."
Location: Dominican Republic
Specialities: Dominican cuisine and BBQ
Favourite Dishes: La Bandera Dominicana
Accolades: Owner of top rated restaurant and culinary experience in the Dominican
About My Cooking Class: "Let's cook together. In my classes, I'll teach you about the rich history of the Dominican Republic and share with you my most loved dishes. You might be surprised! Let's enjoy some relaxed time cooking together."
Chef Location: Casablanca, Morocco
Specialities: Traditional Moroccan cuisine
Favourite Dishes: Couscous
Accolades: Finalist in MasterChef™ Morocco
About My Cooking Class: "Everyone should know and taste Morocco. Filled with spices, mystery and love, in my class you'll learn the art of spices and cooking with your heart. Let's go!"
Chef Location: Bari, Italy
Specialties: Pasta-making and Italian sweets!
Favourte Dishes: Panzerotti
Accolades: Chef at multiple Michelin Star restaurants
About My Cooking Classes: Cooking is a passport that lets you travel the world. It's an invisible string that brings everyone together. Welcome, come into my kitchen in Bari, Italy and I look forward to being part of yours. Let's make beautiful food together!"
Chef Location: Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Specialties: Modern Vietnamese Cooking
Accolades: Chef at one of the most critically aclaimed restaurants in Vietnam
About My Cooking Class: "Let's bring the fresh flavors of Vietnamese into your kitchen. I'll teach you about technique and our interesting ingredients, all while we have some fun."
Chef Location: Vermont, New England
Specialities: Vermont Farm to Table
Favourite Dishes: Vermont Goat Cheese Soufflé
Accolades: Featured in Esquire; Discovery Channel, Great Chefs of the East; Condé Nast Traveller; and in Food & Wine as owner of one of the Top 25 Restaurants in the US.
About My Cooking Class: "The only thing I enjoy more than discovering new foods and wines is sharing my enthusiasm and techniques with others. Together we can create an experience of culinary adventure, and get to know each other while having fun!"