Do you love good food and think your holiday isn’t a real vacation without tasting the local delicacies?
Do you think that the word DIET doesn’t go very well with the word VACATION? Well, then this post is for you!
Hotelsclick.com has selected the best hotels in the world where you can participate in cooking classes to learn how to cook the most delicious traditional recipes like a professional chef.
1. HOTEL BUCA DI BACCO **** – Positano – Salerno
Obviously, on this list taking part in a cooking class held in Italy is a must, maybe just in Naples, where cooking is a serious matter and the recipes are handed down from generation to generation
If you want to appreciate the authentic Neapolitan cuisine in the magical atmosphere of the Amalfi coast, the hotel Buca di Bacco is the right choice for you! Here it is on Hotelsclick!
2. HOTEL SARNIC **** – Istanbul, Turkey
At the Sarnic hotel, you will learn how to cook your favourite Turkish and Ottoman dishes using local ingredients and spices, under the guide of a chef.
This 4-hours course, organized in the kitchens of the hotel, aims to teach costumers how to prepare a full Turkish menu consisting of 5 dishes.
Guests can then enjoy their meal in the hotel’s roof terrace, from where you can enjoy a unique view of the Blue Mosque and the Marmara Sea.
After the course, you can relax in your room and share photos of your tasty creations on your social networks: the rooms of the Sarnic Hotel are equipped with free Wi-Fi internet access, as well as air conditioning and satellite TV. Book now your room and enjoy this amazing dining experience!
3. HYATT REGENCY KYOTO ***** – Kyoto, Japan
At the Hotel Hyatt Regency Kyoto, good food is a guarantee and guests can choose between different types of kitchens in order to meet everybody’s taste. The skilled chefs of the hotel restaurants are available to customers to share their secrets of culinary art!
From 2008, the Hyatt Regency Kyoto has held cooking classes, also suitable for beginners, where you will learn to recognize the quality of the ingredients and to recreate the dishes of the Japanese tradition surrounded by a friendly atmosphere. Discover the best offers of the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Kyoto and enjoy your cooking lesson!
4. HOTEL NAM HAI ***** – Hoi An, Vietnam
The Nam Hai Hotel is surrounded by a wonderful landscape and offers views over the South China Sea and the nearby Cham Islands. The hotel is especially suitable for couples on honeymoon, but is
also famous for its cooking classes, thanks to which, in only half a day, you’ll learn how to choose the best ingredients directly from the resort’s garden and to cook an exotic full menu composed of delicious spring rolls, Vietnamese noodles and banana flower salad. Once at home, newlyweds can repeat these recipes maybe for a romantic anniversary dinner. Take a look at the online deals of the Nam Hai Hotel and prepare your suitcases.. Bon voyage!
5. HOTEL PELOPS ** – Olympia, Greece
If I tell you Greek cuisine what comes to your mind? Olives, olive oil, ouzo, feta cheese, yoghurt etc. All these delicious ingredients are used to prepare savoury Greek dishes… Don’t you know the recipes? Don’t worry, the Hotel Pelops organizes cooking classes lasting 5 days for a unique experience to discover Greek culture and its traditional recipes. Located just 800 metres from the archaeological site of Olympia, in a quiet area, the hotel offers modern rooms with all comforts with a wonderful view of the surrounding valley.
Among the many guests who participated in cooking lessons here, there’re the President and the Greek Prime Minister, as well as the organizers of the Olympic Games of Athens 2004.
The result of your cooking lesson will be savoured at lunch, accompanied by a good glass of Greek wine. Why resist the temptation? Book your stay and your cooking lesson!
6. RIAD KAISS **** – Marrakech, Morocco
Morocco, a land of intense flavours and aromas that come to life in exquisite culinary creations at the Riad Kaiss, one of the most elegant riad hotel in the country, located just a few steps from the enchanting site of Djema el Fna, UNESCO World Heritage. The hotel, designed by the famous Christian Ferre, for its uniqueness and elegance has appeared several times in magazines and books. Thanks to the cooking classes held by the chef of the structure or by one of the three dadas (the traditional Moroccan female cooks), guests of the Riad Kaiss can learn the techniques used to prepare local dishes. These wannabes chefs can familiarize with the ingredients and spices used in the Moroccan tradition by buying them directly in the colourful and lively souks of Marrakech.
In addition to cooking classes, you can use the various services that the hotel offers, such as relaxing yourself in the hammam and in the enchanting wellness centre. View the photos of this beautiful Hotel in Morocco to see it in all its elegance.
7. HOTEL CAVALLO POINT LODGE **** – San Francisco, USA
For all food lovers, a stop in San Francisco is a must!
At the Hotel Cavallo Point Lodge you will find one of the best cooking courses in the area. The Slow Food values are at the base of the culinary lessons held in the spacious kitchen of the restaurant.
The hotel is the perfect accommodation for a dream holiday: besides relaxing in the wellness center, you can enjoy attending cooking classes, free yoga classes, excursions on kayak to nearby beaches and at Fort Baker.
And what about the rooms? All tastefully furnished and equipped with comforts to make their guests’ stay pleasant. What are you waiting for? Prepare your luggage and book your holiday cooking!