Culinary Workshop: Tamale Making

Culinary Workshop: Tamale Making

Regular price $55.00 $0.00

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Looking for a way to bring friends together? Join us in the kitchen and get hands-on as Luis shows us how to make traditional mexican tamales! Learn this unique method, utilized by the Aztecs, to prepare colorful and flavorful stuffed cornmeal masa, steamed in cornhusks.  Luis will help us prepare 3 different variations of tamales (two savory & one sweet). Bring your favorite beer or wine to enjoy while we make (and eat) tamales together!


  • Chicken in salsa verde (made with tomatillos, cilantro and jalapeño pepper)
  • Pork loin in salsa roja (made with dried pasilla pepper)
  • Drunken Mango for that sweet tooth
Luis Zuñiga, is an experienced cooking enthusiast who grew up in Central Mexico. Back home, starting at a young age, Luis developed his passion for cooking by participating in everyday food preparation, where his mother and aunt taught him every possible secret of Mexican gastronomy. Luis describes his style in the kitchen as Mexican Heritage Cooking. He has taught cooking classes at the Montclair Adult School and has cooked for numerous private parties.

Note: Please include any dietary restrictions in the notes during purchase.

    Age requirement: 21 and over (BYOB and wine)

    General rules: Creative Den reserves the right to cancel any class that does not meet 50% participation 48 hours prior to class time and you will be fully refunded. You may cancel up to 72 hours prior to class time for a full refund, or up to 48 hours prior for a credit to be used on a future class of equal or lesser value. Please think of it as buying a concert ticket. Our instructors are artists and their time is valuable. Transferring to a friend at any time is highly encouraged.