Make tacos al pastor with a chef

Mexico City, MexicoPart of the Airbnb Cooking collection

Cooking experience hosted by Chef Raja & Antonio

5 hours, Hosted in English and Spanish
Committed to safety
This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Up to 5 people
Mexican cuisine
Host can accommodate dietary restrictions.
Includes drinks and equipment

What you'll do

During this experience, you will learn to cook the famous "tacos al pastor" with my dad, a professional instructor and culinary artist, who will share his tips and recipes with you. After we meet, we'll take a trip to the local market to buy ingredients and learn more about Mexican spices and food. Then we'll return to my family home, where you will learn how to marinate the meat for the tacos. You will prepare red salsa, green salsa, and guacamole, and make your own tortillas on the traditional Mexican "comal"—a smooth, flat griddle. At the end, we'll put everything together to make the tacos, sit and enjoy what you have prepared, and learn a little more about Mexican gastronomy.
Other things to note
We will give you the recipe at the end of the class. You can take the class in English, Spanish, or French. We can also offer a chicken and a vegetarian version.
During this experience, you will learn to cook the famous "tacos al pastor" with my dad, a professional instructor and culinary artist, who will share his tips and recipes with you. After we meet, we'll take a trip to the local market to buy ingredients and learn more about Mexican spices and food. Then we'll return to my family home, where you will learn how to marinate the meat for the tacos. You will prepare red salsa, green salsa, and guacamo…

What's included

  • Drinks
    We'll provide traditional Horchata—a delicious rice-based beverage—and a dr...
  • Equipment
    We will provide everything you need.

Meet your host, Chef Raja & Antonio

Host on Airbnb since 2015
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I love to travel, meet new people, and try new things and foods. My dad is a professional instructor with 20 years of experience teaching the culinary arts. We will help you with everything you need in order to make this experience the best for you.
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Tue, 3 Aug
£49 per person
09:00 - 14:00
Join 2 other guests
£49 per person
Wed, 4 Aug
£49 per person
09:00 - 14:00
£49 per person
Thu, 5 Aug
£49 per person
09:00 - 14:00
£49 per person
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Where you'll be

We will meet at my house and make a trip to the local market to get the ingredients we'll need. Then we'll be in the chef´s private kitchen with a warm, homey atmosphere. For the tasting, we will go to the garden to enjoy food and conversation.

Rated 4.99 out of 5 from 840 reviews.

Bronson
July 2021
WOW! :) What an amazing culinary experience with two of my new favorite people, Chef Raja and his wife! They are the most friendly and good-natured people imaginable. I can't express how much I recommend this experience for anyone looking to learn both basic and advanced cooking techniques paired with delicious Mexican dishes they can recreate at home. All of the reviews are true - don't leave Mexico City without learning how to make Tacos Pastor!
WOW! :) What an amazing culinary experience with two of my new favorite people, Chef Raja and his wife! They are the most friendly and good-natured people imaginable. I can't expre…
Shannon
July 2021
We absolutely loved this experience! Chef Raja is so passionate, friendly, patient, and an amazing teacher. He takes time to explain the history of al pastor, the different types of ingredients, proper cooking techniques, etc. It's very obvious that this experience has been well thought-out and is very organized. The tacos were AMAZING and we are already looking forward to making al pastor at home. Definitely recommend this experience!
We absolutely loved this experience! Chef Raja is so passionate, friendly, patient, and an amazing teacher. He takes time to explain the history of al pastor, the different types o…
T
July 2021
10/10 recommend. Raja is passionate, friendly, hospitable and entertaining. Great personality for hosting and running a cooking class. Would definitely do this again if Raja offers different cooking themes
Leslie
July 2021
Truly a magical day! Chef Raja & his wife are as kind, thoughtful, and welcoming as all the reviews say. You truly do feel like part of the family. The experience of going to the market and learning about then preparing the food is something I won't soon forget. I couldn't recommend this enough!!
Truly a magical day! Chef Raja & his wife are as kind, thoughtful, and welcoming as all the reviews say. You truly do feel like part of the family. The experience of going to the m…
Vylace
July 2021
We absolutely recommend this experience!!! Chef Raja is the homie. An amazing chef, very personable and experienced. He and his wife were fun and very patient as we learned how to make a delicious meal. We were instructed on fundamental cooking techniques such as cutting and food storage, learned about the history of al pastor, as well as the function and different characteristics of the ingredients in the recipe. Their home is beautiful, clean, and inviting. It was very rewarding to finish a meal and then be able to enjoy it with them. Plus, the drinks were amazing! We could've easily sat with them longer just chit-chatting, if we weren't on the move. Again, definitely recommend!
We absolutely recommend this experience!!! Chef Raja is the homie. An amazing chef, very personable and experienced. He and his wife were fun and very patient as we learned how t…
Alex
July 2021
Taking a class with Che Raja is a MUST when visiting Cdmx! Him and his wife are amazing hosts and go out of their way to make your experience one of a kind and as enjoyable as possible. You will have the best tacos al pastor in your life with him! If you are thinking of a doing a cooking class while in Mexico look no further you will not regret it!! It was a cultural, educational and delicious experience!! Will take another class with them next time in town for sure! Can’t say enough to say that this was unique and amazing!
Taking a class with Che Raja is a MUST when visiting Cdmx! Him and his wife are amazing hosts and go out of their way to make your experience one of a kind and as enjoyable as poss…

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    09:00 - 14:00
    Join 2 other guests
    £49 per person
  • Wed, 4 Aug
    09:00 - 14:00
    £49 per person
  • Thu, 5 Aug
    09:00 - 14:00
    £49 per person
  • Fri, 6 Aug
    09:00 - 14:00
    £49 per person
  • Sat, 7 Aug
    09:00 - 14:00
    Join 2 other guests
    £49 per person
  • Sun, 8 Aug
    09:00 - 14:00
    £49 per person
  • Mon, 9 Aug
    09:00 - 14:00
    £49 per person
  • Tue, 10 Aug
    09:00 - 14:00
    £49 per person

Dietary preferences

If requested, the host can accommodate the dietary needs listed. You must let the host know before the experience if you’d like your needs to be accommodated.
Vegetarian

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 10 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.