Join our food tour and pierogi cooking classes to fully immerse yourself in the Polish Highlander cuisine. If you are interested in food and culture this tour is perfect for you. Have fun while our chef guides you through the steps of cooking a Polish home-made meal in a friendly local atmosphere.
The Food Tour includes
- Transport from your accommodation in Zakopane and back.
- Welcome drinks and warm or cold beverages throughout the classes.
- Cooking appliances and ingredients.
- Polish snacks.
- Making traditional moskol and pierogi and of course the best part - eating them!
- Card with all the recipies for you to impress your friends when cooking them a Polish meal.
- Duration: 3 hours.
The Highlander culture in Zakopane and the surrounding areas are deeply routed in the traditional foods and hospitality of the local goral (highlander) people. On this tour you will get a very intimate experience of visiting a local chef's house, learning about the food traditions through a fun presentation, sampling Polish vodka and snacks but mainly and most importantly learning how to cook your own highlander meals, inlcuding moskol and pierogi.
About our chef
Piotrek is our culinary chef and enthusiast of cooking. He grew up in a family with cooking traditions. His mother taught him principles of Polish and highlander's cuisine as they were regularly preparing meals for the entire family. His secondary school was "Hotelarz", known for its perfection in preparing young people to enter gastronomy and tourism professions. After graduation, Piotrek worked as a baker, confectioner and chef. In recent years he opened his own company where he offers cooking classes to kids. On the food tour he will share some of his favorite Polish and highlander's recipes with you!
Price for food tour
Price: 290zl per person
Other useful info
- The minium number of participants for this tour is 4 people, please enquire for dates and we will notify you if there will be enough participants.
- If you are only 2 or 3 people, please enquire for private tour prices.
- Transport throughout the whole trip provided.
- Local English-speaking guide.
Reviews from our clients
We had a fab time in Zakopane. BazaTatry really looked after us all week, giving us excellent ski lessons and taking us on half days out to the mountains and various ski resorts. We would highly recommend booking with them and look forward to returning soon!
The house is excellent! We really enjoyed our stay. We also enjoyed the rafting trip and it was nice to be picked up and pass the queues for the rafting. The guide spoke only Polish but made an effort to explain things to us. Happy to have booked with BazaTatry!
Hi Retha, Thank you very much for an excellent stay in Zakopane. We had the best stay and only wish we could have stayed longer. We had a fantastic time learning to Ski with Peter. He was very helpful getting us organised with ski gear and patient teaching us to ski.
The view is amazing and the facilities are great to unwind at the end of an action packed active day, which Retha is also happy to organise for us. We would recommend a hike in the area, fat biking and a snowboard lesson organised through Retha. Next time we are in Zakopane we would definitely stay here again!
Thanks a lot for your kindness. It was really a pleasure to stay with you that day. For sure Zacopane have more things to be discovered, in our next visit we will contact you again. See you... 👍😃
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