About Us


Academy of Cooking & Other Pleasures

Paraty, Brazil




Private Chef Training

Lonely Planet

Rough Guide

Moon Guide

Guide Vert

International guide books highlight us:

tripadvisor rates us               highly:

and guests rate us highly in their guestbook comments:

"What a blessing to be here and share in this experience. Thank you."

"Momento unico."

"Uma experiencia fantastica de culinaria e amizade."

"Thank you so much for being such great hosts, company and making us feel so at home." 1 Apr 2016

"Experience we will cherish always!"

"Excellente soirée et je me suis regalé."

"Thank you so much for a magical night."

"Thank you for a fabulous evening of wonderful conversation, stimulating instruction and one of the best meals we have ever had in all our travels." 15 Apr 2010

"Wow! This has been one the best evnings in travels in South Am."

"Que privilégio participar dessa noite magica."

"We absolutely loved every second."

"I think this will be one of my favorite memories from our trip to Brazil."

"Muito obrigado pela delicioso jantar e pela excelente aula de historia. Saio daqui ainda

mais brasileiro."

"Made us experience the warmth, the tastes and the hospitality of Brasil".

"The perfect way to spend our first night in Brazil!"

"La chaleur de votre foyer et de votre accueill nous a vraiment rèchauauffé le coeur!."

"Adoramos todo!"


"Increibles anfitriones! Gracias por todo."

"More than feeding my body, and driving my taste buds into ecstatic delight, you have nourished my soul."

and every now and then a guest honors us with drawings like this one:

"Ich kann nur einem empfehlen zu kommen Dank euch beiden kann ich gut kochen!

Vielen Dank für einen lustigen und einzigartigen abend!"