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Cooking Program

The Mente Argentina Cooking program combines various teaching techniques, both within and outside of the traditional classroom, guaranteeing a holistic and unforgettable experience. Cooking Courses have been designed for both beginners and professionals who wish to expand their knowledge of our cuisine and explore their interests in Argentine cooking techniques and flavors.

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QUICK INFO
PROGRAM START DATE
Every Monday
PROGRAM DURATION
2 - 4 - 6 - 8 Weeks
RECOMMENDED SPANISH LEVEL
No Spanish Required
PROGRAM FEE
From USD 1390.00 (See Brochure)
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COOKING PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS!

  • Learning to prepare more than 15 different individual dishes
  • Learning the intricate and rich history of argentine cooking
  • Cooking and tasting some of the best classic argentine dishes as well as other international plates
  • Individual classes (as well as the group sessions) tailored to your personal needs
  • The guidance of well-known and experienced Argentine chefs as your professors

COOKING PROGRAM IN BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

The Argentine cuisine differs from the rest of Latin America cuisine mainly because of its European origins. With Italian and Spanish cuisine as its guides, and the addition of native traditions, Argentine cuisine stands out mainly because of its barbecue, roast beef, empanadas, and world famous dulce de leche.

 

The goal of the cooking program is to teach students typical South American & Argentinean dishes with modern preparation, presentation techniques, and sophisticated flavor combinations.

 

Cooking Courses have been designed for both beginners and professionals who wish to expand their knowledge of our cuisine and explore their interests in Argentine cooking techniques and flavors. In this program you will learn how to prepare South American dishes with attention to all of the details that make this cuisine unique. You will learn everything from the classics to lighter dishes, red meat, cakes and desserts. 

 

The Mente Argentina Cooking program combines various teaching techniques, both within and outside of the traditional classroom, guaranteeing a holistic and unforgettable experience.

 

Mente Argentina Cooking Program in Buenos Aires includes

 

International Cuisine Group Lessons
Group cooking lessons taught at one of the most recognized cooking schools in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

 

Private Argentinean Cooking Lessons
You will be experiencing a real Argentinean cooking environment, learning some typical dishes from Argentina, for an incredible and different experience that cannot be taught at a conventional school.  These private lessons are taught with a well known Argentinean chef, where you will learn how to prepare typical Argentinean meat dishes in gourmet style.

 

Mente Argentina Cooking Program Options

 

  • The Regular Cooking Program lasts 4 or 8 weeks and classes are given 3 times a week.
  • The Intensive Cooking Program lasts 2 weeks and classes are given 3 or 4 times a week

You can be one of them through Mente Argentina!

WHAT´S INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM FEE?

v  Cooking Program Full Tuition Fees.

v  All Cooking Course Materials.

v  Certificate of Cooking Program granted by Mente Argentina

v  Exclusive Accommodation in the the best areas of Buenos Aires: Palermo, Belgrano, Barrio Norte or Recoleta (all utilities and expenses included)

v  Full access to Mente Argentina Tours & Activities

v  Private Airport Pick up

v  Private Airport Drop off

v  Welcome Orientation

v  Mente Argentina Welcome Kit (calling card, insider's city guide, maps, and more)

v  Health Club Membership: Free Gym membership included

v  Free Local Cellular Phone

v  Mente Argentina ISIC Global Discount Card

v  Tango Lessons

v  Conversation Exchange Partner

v  Mente Argentina On-site assistance & Support Services 24/7

 

To see the program fees please download the program brochure.

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LEARN MORE ABOUT THE BENEFITS OF BEING A MENTE ARGENTINA PARTICIPANT. 

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE TOURS & ACTIVITIES INCLUDED IN ALL MENTE ARGENTINA PROGRAMS

HOST INSTITUTION IN BUENOS AIRES

Cooking School in Buenos Aires

Mente Argentina’s Cooking School has been offering courses in Latin-American regional cuisine for more than 15 years. The professors have diverse and extensive experience teaching not only traditional but also gourmet cuisine. Students will have the opportunity to learn a range of exciting, new cuisine concepts.

 

Our private argentine cooking lessons are given by an Argentine cook with more than 30 years of experience cooking classic dishes from various regions in Argentina. These classes are held in her kitchen, and because of the personal and intimate style of the class, the recipes can be adjusted to the desires of each participant. The class environment fosters an 100% Argentinean culture, drinking the traditional mate, learning the rich history and the secrets of argentine cooking.

 

All the classes will provide you with the freshest and highest quality ingredients as well as all the necessary tools and resources for the course. At the end of each class you will be able to taste the dishes, sometimes with a wine pairing.

Please dont hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about this program!

COOKING PROGRAM START DATES 2014/2015

The Mente Argentina Cooking program starts every week and has a flexible schedule that can be adapted to participants' availability. This will allow you free time to travel, meet people, venture outside of the city and experience a new culture! 

 

PROGRAM START DATES 2014

 

2014 Start Dates

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September

September 1

September 8

September 15

September 22

September 29

October

October 6

October 13

October 20

October 27

 

November

November 3

November 10

November 17

November 24

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December

December 1

December 8

December 15

December 22

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PROGRAM START DATES 2015

 

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January

January 5

January 12

January 19

January 26

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February

February 2

February 9

February 16

February 23

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March

March 2

March 9

March 16

March 23

March 30

April

April 6

April 13

April 20

April 27

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May

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July 6

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August

August 3

August 10

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August 24

August 31

September

September 7

September 14

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September 28

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October

October 5

October 12

October 21

October 26

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ANOTHER PROGRAM?



Would you like to combine your Cooking Program with Spanish Lessons or with another Mente Argentina Program?

We offer big discounts for those participants who would like to take 2 or more Mente Argentina Programs simultaneously or back to back. If this sounds like something you would like to do, please contact us so we can quote your full program.

READY TO APPLY?

Ready to Apply? Submit the online Application Form.

As soon as we receive your online registartion form, you will be assigned a Program Advisor who will get back to you to help you finalize your enrollment.


STUDENT OFFICE

ACCOMODATION



We believe that accommodations are one of the most important elements of our programs and are a key factor in ensuring that you enjoy your time in Buenos Aires. There, we work hard to maintain our exclusive network of shared & private apartments, homestays & university residences.