Five Cool Culinary Experiences at Hotels … from an Hour to a Day

If you have about an hour... 
Nevisians give their hot sauce an island twist by sweetening it with a little pawpaw (papaya). Local condiment pro Llewellyn Clarke joins Four Seasons Resort Nevis’ executive chef Samuel Faggetti to teach amateur cooks how to make the 246-room resort’s Paw Paw Pepper Sauce during a lesson in the Neve restaurant. You’ll leave with your own souvenir bottle. Virtuoso travelers receive breakfast daily and a $100 spa or golf credit.
Picking peppers in at Four Seasons Resort Nevis.
If you have 2-3 hours... 
New this year at Mexico’s 67-room Rosewood San Miguel de Allende: Los Pirules, a colorful outdoor space with two kitchens, communal seating, a garden, and a fire pit. Guests can sign up for private chef-led courses that begin with a trip to the local market and end with a celebratory feast, complete with a tequila toast. Virtuoso travelers receive breakfast daily and a $100 spa credit.
Los Pirules.
If you have half a day... 
Spanish marine biologist Anna Bozzano is the only person authorized by the Port of Barcelona to lead visitors through the Barceloneta fish market. That’s good news for those staying at the 275-room Majestic Hotel & Spa, who can join Bozzano to witness the market’s frenzied auction, then taste the day’s catches over dinner at the hotel. Virtuoso travelers receive breakfast daily and a $100 dining credit.
If you have 5-6 hours... 
With sustainability in mind, Thailand’s Six Senses Samui converts its organic waste into nutrient-rich soil that helps fertilize the 66-room resort’s new Farm on the Hill. Guests can volunteer to feed goats, collect eggs, and gather fresh produce. Afterward, settle in for a Thai barbecue, served under the farm’s sala. Virtuoso travelers receive breakfast daily and a complimentary 50-minute massage for two.
If you have all day...
Celebrity chef James Martin – he hosted the BBC’s Saturday Kitchen series – returned to Chewton Glen in Hampshire, England, this year to oversee The Kitchen, the 70-room hotel’s new cooking school. Sign up for an afternoon course in gluten-free baking or cheesemaking, or get serious about your culinary chops during a full-day, hands-on program. Virtuoso travelers receive breakfast daily and a $100 hotel credit.
The Kitchen at Chewton Glen. 

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