Chef Ana´s Award-Winning Culinary Vacations

Award-Winning Year Round Tepoztlan Itinerary

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Luxury Culinary Adventure in Puerto Escondido

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Tepoztlan: Immerse yourself in a small village brimming with tradition.

Learn the time-honored secrets of Mexican cuisine from a world-renown expert.

Dive into a rich and wonderful culture as a native.

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The Whole Hog Weeks

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All-Inclusive Oaxacan Culinary Adventure

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Healthy Yoga Week

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Award-winning, traditional Mexican cooking classes & culinary vacation with Chef Ana Garcia at our year-round, award-winning, Tepoztlan and special weeks in Puebla & Puerto Escondido

“This tiny cooking school is a vogueclippeddream for any traveler.”

~ VOGUE Magazine

“Top 10 Mouth-Watering img_feature-logo-fodorCulinary Tour Around the World” 

~ Fodor’s Travel

Chef Ana is your personal guide on a wonderful immersion into the delicacies of Mexican cooking, food, and culture with culinary vacation packages in our specially-designed, boutique hotel in the beautiful mountain village of Tepoztlán, Morelos, Mexico.  And now with new limited-engagement packages in Puerto Escondido and Puebla.  Celebrating over 17 years of sharing the joy of traditional Mexican cuisine.

What’s New:

CHEF ANA’S FAVORITE SPECIAL WEEK: HUIPIL AND COFFEE FESTIVAL: 3 destinations and 1 wonderful cultural event.  The Huipil Festival is a true cultural experience – see the famed “voladores” or flyers as they float above the church square in Cuetzalan, witness the coronation of the Huipil Queen, try some of the best locally-produced cheese, shop for the famous Talavera pottery in Puebla, cook Puebla delicacies such as Mole Poblano in Tepoztlan.  Learn more and move fast!

Chef Ana Healthy Yoga WeekHEALTHY YOGA WEEK:  Life is stressful?  World turned upside down? It is time to get out of Dodge!  Join Chef Ana for a week of yoga, meditation and healthy eating based on traditional techniques.  Learn how to make healthy dishes with traditional ingredients, realign, refocus, relax and repeat.  Read more!


BEACH WEEKS IN PUERTO ESCONDIDO – Coastal and Central Oaxacan Cuisine (February-March 2020) Enjoy cool ocean breezes and cook Oaxacan delicacies alongside Chef Ana in a beautiful 4-story mansion with jaw-dropping views.  Learn how to select the freshest fish right off the fisherman´s boat and make mouthwatering dishes.  Click for more. 


WHOLE HOG WEEKS: Farm-to-table, Mexican style. Learn how to do all of the famous and not-so-famous but fabulous cuts of pork in a wide variety of traditional Mexican dishes.  Make chorizo and pork rinds, alongside exotic and traditional favorites like guasmole, Tepoztlan green mole, cochinita, carnitas, pozole.  Learn from Tepoztlan’s master butcher! Click for more!


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Chef Ana Garcia,  a native of Cuernavaca, learned the art of Mexican cuisine from traditional family methods passed down from generation to generation...

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