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A large residential-style kitchen with prep stations and ingredients on the counters
Cooking Classes
Learn the finer points of preparing Italian and Mexican cuisine with chef-led cooking classes at our Culinary Center.

Please be advised that The Culinary Center will be closed from Monday August 29 until Sunday September 18, 2016 (Will reopen on Monday, September 19)
 

HOURS OF OPERATION

Interactive Cooking Classes

Cocina Mexicana
Wednesday – 1 p.m.

Cocina Italiana
Monday – 1 p.m. or 6 p.m.

Junior Mexico
Friday & Saturday – 1 p.m.


SUGGESTED ATTIRE

Resort Casual

The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun proudly boasts the first Culinary Center within the brand, which features an exceptional Chef’s counter overlooking the Caribbean Sea. In this residential-style kitchen you can enjoy formal cooking in a casual environment.

In every session, delicious locally-sourced cuisine is featured with a creative twist. Our chef prepares each dish á la minute while sharing a wealth of knowledge about the cuisine. Every experience is paired with craft cocktails and wine. 

Experience an array of different experiences from hands on Italian and Mexican Cooking Classes to a taste of our local Yucatan cuisine or delve into the vast gastronomic selections of the different regions of Mexico with our Chef Table experience.

The Culinary Center is recommended for guests ages 16 or older; with the exception of children’s classes. Reservations are required.

Reservations are required 24-hours prior. For additional information and reservation please dial extension 45 or contact rc.cunrz.restaurants@ritzcarlton.com.

Cucina Italiana 
Grab an apron and jump right into an Italian inspired cooking class in which you will learn to cook some of Italy’s favorite dishes and then sit down for a meal in which you will enjoy your food creations.

Monday
1 p.m. or 6 p.m.
$99**

Request

Cocina Mexicana

This hands on cooking class involves some of Mexico’s favorite dishes; a truly fun way to spend the afternoon learning how to make everything from margaritas to dessert!

Wednesday
1 p.m.
$99**

Request

Junior Mexico Cooking Class

Designed for the younger chefs (ages 7-16) this Mexican Cooking Class focuses on hands-on preparation of some kid food favorites ranging from cheese quesadillas, guacamole, and salsa.

Friday & Saturday
1 p.m.
$45**

Request

*All prices listed in United States Dollars (USD) 
*Additional 16% Tax and 15% Gratuity will be added to each check 
*Please note that prices are subject to change without previous notice.
 

Magic Yucatan Flavors
The Ritz-Carlton, Cancún is situated in what was once the heart of the Mayan Empire. Discover the cuisine as it has evolved in the Yucatan Peninsula. This semi-interactive chef experience will allow you to learn to make some of the region’s favorite dishes and then sit down to enjoy a meal with wine pairings.

Tuesday & Thursday
1 p.m. or 6 p.m.
$100**

Request

*All prices listed in United States Dollars (USD) 
*Additional 16% Tax and 15% Gratuity will be added to each check 
*Please note that prices are subject to change without previous notice.
 

Mexican Flavors 
Mexico is a nation rich in history with varied climates, cuisine and culture which change as you explore the country. Enjoy a front row seat in this exclusive prix fixe dining experience in which our chef will prepare a meal focusing on a state or city of Mexico. Each month the menu and beverage pairings will change.

Wednesday, Friday & Saturday
6 p.m.
$125**

*All prices listed in United States Dollars (USD) 
*Additional 16% Tax and 15% Gratuity will be added to each check 
*Please note that prices are subject to change without previous notice.
 

Real Cancun Cooking 
Journey with our Chef and team into the heart of the Cancun markets, shopping for the produce to prepare your meal. Along the way, stop by a classic Mexican street taqueria and enjoy a small bite to eat. The experience comes with commemorative Culinary Center gifts and a special recipe package. The menu is completely customized around your preferences.

By Reservation Only – Based on Availability
$500** (minimum of two guests)

Request

*All prices listed in United States Dollars (USD) 
*Additional 16% Tax and 15% Gratuity will be added to each check 
*Please note that prices are subject to change without previous notice.