Program Details

- 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 we
Location:
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Rolling Starts, Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:

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 for people from a beginner to advanced level.

- 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 Full Tuition Fees. - All Cooking Course Materials. - Certificate of Cooking Program granted by Mente Argentina - Exclusive Accommodation in the the best areas of Buenos Aires - Full access to Mente Argentina Tours & Activities - Private Airport Pick up - Private Airport Drop off - Welcome Orientation - Mente Argentina Welcome Kit (calling card, insider's city guide, maps, and more) - Health Club Membership: Free Gym membership included - Free Local Cellular Phone - Mente Argentina ISIC Global Discount Card - Tango Lessons - Conversation Exchange Partner - Mente Argentina On-site assistance & Support Services 24/7

Setting Description:
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. 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.
Cost:
2 Weeks: Student Residence (shared residence) USD 1.250 / Shared Apartment (single room) USD 1.390 / Homestay (single room) USD 1.490 / Single/private Apartment USD 1.790 / - 4 Weeks: Student Residence (shared residence) USD 1.590 / Shared Apartment (single room) USD 1.790 / Homestay (single room) USD 1.890 / Single/private Apartment USD 2.190 / - 8 Weeks: Student Residence (shared residence) USD 2.790 / Shared Apartment (single room) USD 3.190 / Homestay (single room) USD 3.390 / Single/

Program Reviews

Overall Rating

5.0

Based on 4 Reviews

  • BA is a beautiful place
    5.0
    07/31/17

    My name is Jerry and I was in Buenos Aires for five months in addition of two months studying Spanish. I came here with very little of the language and that was what I wanted, part of the challenge. Fortunately with Mente I had great help into getting

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Great teachers and great lessons
    5.0
    07/31/17

    Hello everyone, my name is Goose, I am from Holland and I did a cooking program with Mente which was great. Great teachers, great lessons, especially Mercedes, she was a great cook and teacher. She told me a lot of things in her house. I went to a Boca

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • I love my experience here
    5.0
    07/31/17

    Hi, I am Nick and I did the Mente Argentina Cooking Program and I had a great time. I learned everything about traditional argentine food, dulce de leche, alfajores, really fun and laid back. I love my experience; I’m going to miss Buenos Aires. Mente

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • The Spanish Program was great
    5.0
    07/31/17

    Hi, I am Brad from Denver, Colorado and I did the Intensive Spanish Program and the Cooking Program, at the Culinary School and also in one-on-one lessons with a chef. She was fantastic, she gave me all the classic recipes from Argentinian cuisine, from

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend