Standard Cooking Courses

Standard Hungarian Cooking Course with optional Market visit or optional Market visit with Breakfast

Note: The Great Market is closed on Sundays and Public Holidays.

You will pay a 10% deposit  now to book the program and the 90% remaining balance on the spot.

After reservation you’ll receive a confirmation with all the details from the cooking school within 1-2 days.



Hungarian Cooking Courses – Details

chicken paprikash in a red pan with a bowl of nokedli noodles
Chicken paprikash with nokedli
  • Hands-on courses in
  • a state-of-the-art cooking school in Budapest,
  • with friendly, English-speaking instructrors.

You’ll be making a 3-course meal of typical Hungarian dishes like, goulash, potato soup, fruit soup, chicken paprikash, pancakes, Somló-style sponge cake, strudels with various fillings. Or you can come up with your own menu!

Vegetarian menu is also possible, just let us know!


What’s Included?

Standard course:

several cooking stations in Chefparade
The school’s kitchen where the courses take place
  • cooking course in a modern well-fitted kitchen
  • ingredients for the cooking
  • chef’s help and introduction of ingredients
  • use of kitchenware, utensils and aprons
  • lunch (what you cooked)
  • recipes in English
  • refreshments.


the ground level of the market as seen from the first level gallery

Standard Course with Market Visit

Besides the Standard package it includes:



Standard Course with Market Visit & Breakfast

Besides the Standard package it includes:

  • a guided walking tour of the Central Market Hall (The Market is closed on Sundays and Public Holidays.)
  • a fine breakfast in the Market.

Detailed Schedule of the Course:

  • 8:30 (optional) real Hungarian breakfast at the Central Market Hall at Fővám tér
  • 9:00 (optional) guided tour of the Central Market Hall (meeting in front of the Market Hall on Fővám tér/Liberty bridge, Pest M4 metro, green line), introduction to Hungarian cuisine through the produce/products sold in the market.
  • 10.00-arrival at the cooking school, short introduction about the school, dishes and recipes
  • 10:30-12:30 cooking 3-4 dishes (soup, main dish, dessert) – tasting, eating and drinking
  • 13:00- eating YOUR LUNCH!

Additional information

Course starts

2017, 2018

No. People

1, 2, 3, 4

Market visit

no, yes, yes+Breakfast