La Tortilla Cooking School Guatemala

In our delicious workshops you will learn how to become a real Guatemalan cook!

To prove that you are a real Guatemalan cook you will receive the official School certificate.

La Tortilla Cooking School Guatemala

Are you looking to experience Guatemala in an authentic and personal way? Experience the taste and flavors of Guatemala cooking at La Tortilla Cooking School. Guatemala is well known by its delicious and unique flavors. The Guatemalan food is a great mixture of unique and traditional colonial Spanish and local Mayan cooking.
At La Tortilla Cooking School you will learn interesting facts about Guatemala and its multifaceted food culture, cook up authentic Guatemalan dishes, make friends with our local culinary instructors who will charm you with their personal stories and expert local knowledge, enjoy your own creations with newfound friends. You will learn more than just how to cook, you will learn about Guatemalan culture!
Experience the taste and flavors of Guatemala
Cooking food offers students a wonderfull oportunity to learn about local Guatemalan culture. you will have the chance to get to know how to prepare the local cuisine but also the experience of cooking in our beautiful and cozy kitchen learning the history, culture and preparation of Guatemalan cuisine and then enjoy the meal you have prepared. This class will help you understand how our Mayan culture and Spanish colonial influence blended together in a perfect harmony through food, each recipe is demonstrated and explained so that you will have a complete understanding of the ingredients and process of mixing, blending, and cooking so you can come away with all the skills you need to prepare them in your own kitchen.

Cooking Classes


$50 p.p. – The Full class (6 dishes)

This means 2-3 hours of cooking where you learn to make 1 main dish, 3 side dishes, dessert and atol. All the food is 100% Guatemalan cuisine. Unlimited wine provided.

$45 p.p. – The Basic class (5 dishes)

This means 2-3 hours of cooking where you learn to make 1 main dish, 3 side dishes and a dessert. All the food is 100% Guatemalan cuisine. Unlimited wine provided.

$30 p.p. – Short class (2 Dishes)

For the cooks on a budget or with a lack of time; 1,5 hours of cooking where you learn to make 2 different Guatemalan dishes. All the food is 100% Guatemalan cuisine. 2 free glasses of wine included.

How To Book A Class?

We have classes every day at 10:30AM and 4:30PM. Check availability with our staff. (We appreciate it if you could reserve your class a day before.)

La Tortilla Market Tour


Market Tour $15 p.p.

Experience the market of Antigua in a way that you could never do by yourself! Let our guide open your eyes to the unique market culture of Guatemala. See, smell and learn about the traditional ingredients used in the Guatemalan cuisine. During the tour we will visit a Tortilleria. Here you will take part in an ancient tradition by making your own tortilla.
Join La Tortilla Cooking School for a day or more of culinary indulgence. Whether you want to learn about local ingredients and visit the local market, taste local recipes native to Guatemala, learn about local Guatemalan sweets, or experience the history of old Mayan recipes, La Tortilla Cooking School will introduce you to Guatemala Cooking Class culinary culture.

La Tortilla Certificates


You will receive our official certificate and the skills you need to prepare the recipes.

To prove to your family and friends that you are a real Guatemalan cook you will receive the official La Tortilla Cooking School certificate. After the cooking class we will send you a digital version of the recipes and you will come away with all the skills you need to prepare them in your own kitchen.