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f you are self-confident and curious about the world, you will enjoy the Academy of Cooking & Other Pleasures in Paraty, Brazil. Our cooking school functions broadly in all the areas described in this web site; Dinner Demonstrations, 3 and 5 Day Culinary Tours, Weddings, Conferences, and Professional Culinary Training. (Please click on any of the yellow titles above to go to the corresponding subject).

hen you are planning a vacation know that our cooking demonstrations with dinner (instead of a restaurant) and our culinary tours are both new, fun ways to see deeper into Brazil and touch the essence of Brazilian culture. We are a truly rewarding alternative to the Europe that you already know so much about.

hen you’d like to perfect your cooking skills at a professional level enroll in one of the professional culinary training classes at our cooking school. These involve traditional gourmet gastronomy as well as classes in Brazilian cuisine. One result is that you will convince yourself that you can make delicious and elegant dishes with the simplest of ingredients.

o orient you, the Academy of Cooking & Other Pleasures began operating in Paraty in 2003. Our mission is to produce programs and services that combine the several joys of Paraty, Brazil and cooking, and to ensure that the result is fun for all those involved.

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