Cocina Mexicana: Learn to Cook Authentic Mexican Cuisine!


The Culinary Center of Kansas City
7920 Santa Fe Drive, Overland Park,

Adult Hands On Global Cuisine

Cocina Mexicana: Learn to Cook Authentic Mexican Cuisine!
Hands On | Tastings | Margaritas
Sat 5/20/23 6:30-9:00 $95
Chef Susy Lara

Class Description:

The Mexican cocina is the heart of any Mexican home, and this is exactly where expert instructor, Susy Lara, learned to prepare the foods of her culture, while working alongside her, you know you’re getting the “real deal.” Tonight, Susy will teach culinary techniques and family secrets as you learn to prepare some of her favorite Mexican cuisine. You’ll be greeted with a cool south-of-the-border authentic Margarita to get things started.  Then, the cooking lesson begins as Susy walks you through the steps to make homemade Tortilla Chips and Spicy Salsa. Next, you’ll move on to handmade Chicken Enchiladas (corn tortilla rolled around a filling) covered with a beautiful chili pepper sauce, Chicken Flautas (aka rolled tacos), Mexican Rice, and Refried Beans. And, for something sweet, how about a creamy Mexican Caramel Flan!  Prepare to get your hands in on the action….and, prepare to eat lots of fabulous Mexican food!


  • For all class registrations made after March 20, your class registration is non-cancellable and non-refundable.  Should you be unable to attend, we suggest that you consider sending someone in your place.  If possible, please let us know of any substitutions so that we can update our records.  For all class registrations made prior to March 20, 2023, your registration is non-cancellable and non-refundable if your request to cancel is made within 72 hours of the start time for that class.
  • If (a) you’d like to sit with another registered guest, or (b) have any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please let us know in the Comments section of your registration after reading our full description of policies and information about classes.
  • Your registration tells us that you have read through the class description including the age requirements for that particular class.
  • For Adult Classes: you must be at least 18 years old as of the class date.
  • Unless otherwise noted in the class description, all Adult classes include one glass of beer or wine. Additional alcoholic beverages are available for purchase. 
  • Our Kitchen Shop Experience™ will be open for browsing prior to class, during any breaks, and after class.  
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