Cook Like a Local at These Fascinating Cooking Classes in Madrid

You’ve fallen in love with Spanish cuisine over the course of your trip—now learn to recreate your favorite foods at home!

Luckily, it’s easy to find cooking classes in Madrid that fit anyone’s taste, schedule and budget. Once you’re back home, you’ll be able to wow your guests as you whip up Spain’s most famous delicacies from scratch. Here are some great cooking classes in Madrid to get you started!

Cook like a local! These spectacular cooking classes in Madrid will show you the secrets of your favorite Spanish recipes so you can recreate them at home.

A Taste of Spain

Enjoy one of the most exclusive cooking classes in Madrid for a true VIP experience! A Taste of Spain‘s private cooking classes are led by an expert, English-speaking instructor from Madrid with more than 20 years of culinary experience. After visiting a local market to buy seasonal ingredients for your food, you’ll head to a private, professional kitchen and prepare an entire Spanish menu from scratch! Finally, you’ll sit down to lunch and enjoy the fruits of your labor accompanied by exquisite Spanish wine.

Location: Near Metro Ópera

DatesAvailable upon request year round

Our favorite cooking classes in Madrid pair wines with your food for a more delicious experience!
It isn’t a true Spanish meal without wine!

Gourmet Madrid Spanish Cooking Class

Learn to prepare traditional Spanish recipes with your expert chef instructor’s personal touch! At Gourmet Madrid, your small group will first visit an authentic market to pick up the ingredients. Then it’s time to cook! The cooking school’s unique location inside the market provides the perfect atmosphere for learning to cook like a local. You’ll cook four traditional dishes, which can range from popular paella and tortilla de patatas to lesser-known local delicacies. And of course, you’ll get to enjoy the food you’ve made afterwards!

AddressMercado de Torrijos (Calle del General Díaz Porlier, 8)

DatesMonday-Friday at 12:00

The best part of cooking classes in Madrid? Getting to enjoy the meal you prepared yourself!
The most rewarding part of the experience is sitting down to enjoy the delicious meal you prepared.

Cooking Point

Whether you’re a total cooking newbie or you already know your way around a kitchen, you’ll be able to see why Cooking Point offers some of the most unique cooking classes in Madrid. These fun, memorable classes are a great introduction to Spain’s rich, vibrant cuisine. Choose from a variety of experiences, such as a paella cooking class or a tapas cooking class. The hands-on, enjoyable classes led by a local expert will be a highlight of your time in Madrid.

AddressCalle de Moratín, 11 

DatesMonday-Saturday, times depend on class

Cooking classes in Madrid will teach you everything you need to know about how to make paella and other classics!
Learn how to make paella like a pro!

Soy Chef

Want to brush up on your Spanish? Soy Chef offers a wide variety of cooking classes in Madrid, both in English as well as in español! Each of the experiences will teach you about how the food and its ingredients have shaped Spanish culture. There are even classes for kids and corporate groups, making it perfect for families and teambuilding activities respectively!

AddressMercado de Torrijos (Calle del General Díaz Porlier, 8)

DatesVaried depending on class

Learn the basics of Spanish cooking—like how to cut the perfect slice of jamón—at cooking classes in Madrid!
Spanish cooking 101: how to cut the perfect slice of jamón!

A Punto/Cook Madrid

Perfect for budding chefs and bookworms alike, what makes A Punto (known as Cook Madrid in English) stand out is its unique location in a bookstore! After your class, be sure to spend some time browsing the incredible selection of cookbooks. They offer a variety of cooking classes in Madrid, but for the most complete experience, consider the tapas class. You’ll learn about and prepare 10 unique tapas from all over Spain and go on a culinary journey around the country without leaving Madrid!

AddressCalle Hortaleza, 64

DatesVaried depending on class

Learn even more about Spain’s incredible gastronomy when you join us on our Ultimate Spanish Cuisine Tour! This country has so much to offer visitors in the way of fascinating cuisine, and there’s no better place to experience it than Madrid. Come see (and taste!) why Spain’s foodie scene is one of the best in the world!

Life is too short to speak one language and stay in one place. In 2015, this philosophy took her from familiar Ohio to sunny southern Spain. Usually drinking tinto de verano, reading Lorca, or attempting to dance flamenco (not all at once). Follow her blog, Viatic Couture, for more.

2 Comment

  1. J Jacobsen says
    April 2, 2018 at 2:49 pm

    How much in advance should a class be booked?

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    1. Katie Stearns says
      April 9, 2018 at 12:47 pm

      It really depends on the experience, but it wouldn’t hurt to make a phone call before your trip to see how far in advance classes generally fill up!

      Reply

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