In five days, including eight demo cooking classes, you will learn the
fundamentals of cuisine that will allow you to explore and create delicious easy
recipes with all the flavors of Chile – from basic techniques, salads, pasta and rice, fish and seafood, poultry, meats to Chilean recipes for exceptional meals.
In each session we prepare at least 3 dishes with the finest local produce in season, plus dessert, in an approximately 3-hour class. Also includes two specially
selected wines to accompany and taste with each course.
This program also includes a two vineyard tours, where you will learn the
process of vinification in Colchagua Valley and tasting of the most famous wines
this Valley produces. Also visit to local markets, as well as Viña Viu Manent
vineyards that surround the studio through an unforgettable horse ride.
Max: 10 pax, min: 2 pax
Cooking class times:
10:00am- 13:00 pm / 5:00pm-8:00 pm
12:00 and 3:00 pm
- 1 Portfolio with full sets of recipes
- Wine tasting of 16 different wines from Colchagua; 2 wines per class
- 2 winery tours: Viu Manent and other Colchagua Winery
- Transportations between the studio, wineries and local markets
- 1 horse ride at san carlos de cunaco estate
- 1 farmers market visit
- 1 apron
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About Pilar Rodriguez
Pilar attended the prestigious school of Culinary Arts Le Cordon Bleu in Paris. After completing her studies, she worked with the prominent French chef Christian Le Squer at the restaurant Ledoyen, which is awarded three Michelin stars.
However, her professional career began years earlier in the fashion industry, where she served as Marketing Director for Latin America and the Caribbean for Tommy Hilfiger USA for nearly 10 years. Throughout her life and career, Pilar has lived and traveled around the world, including stints in the United States, Panama and France. These international experiences have given her a deep knowledge of other countries and a genuine empathy for other cultures, which is clearly reflected in her philosophy of life and culinary style. All this, added to her perseverance and passion for anything she undertakes, have combined to make this professional one of the respected chefs of the local and regional Chilean circuit.
Cooking is clearly a life’s calling and has also inspired in Pilar a desire to contribute to the cultural development of her country and region through her work. Her cuisine is committed to including ingredients Chile produces and reflects a philosophy of thoroughness, flexibility and balance, while striving to achieve a harmony of flavors, textures and colors. All this, she does while respecting the origins of each ingredient.
Though what certainly distinguishes Pilar’s career is her great passion for wine, which together with the Chilean terroir are her two inspirations. From her charming beautiful studio in the Colchagua Valley – Food and Wine Studio; she works closely with the Wine and Food Industry, whose mission is to sell and promote the table of Chile to important international markets.