Academia de Cozinha e Outros Prazeres
Igreja Santa Rita dos Pardos Libertos
Built in 1722, this was the church for freed mulattos (persons of mixed black and European parentage). It houses a tiny museum of...
Casa da Cultura
In a beautiful colonial mansion, Paraty’s Casa da Cultura has a permanent exhibition documenting local culture through photos and...
Igreja NS do Rosário e São Benedito dos Homens Pretos
Built in 1725 by and for slaves, and renovated in 1857, the church has gilded wooden altars dedicated to Our Lady of the Rosary, St...
Now entering its fifth decade, Paraty's internationally acclaimed Contadores de Estórias theater company presents puppetry, music and...
Chalkboard menus and low lighting contribute to the romantic ambience at this intimate, stone-walled eatery run by a French-Brazilian...
Dona Geralda 288 · interesting places nearby
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Tired of eating out? How about cooking your own gourmet dinner tonight, with the help of acclaimed local chef and cookbook author Yara Roberts? Mixing theater with haute cuisine, chef Yara stages cooking classes in Portuguese, English, French and Spanish. Guests learn about Brazilian regional cuisines, assist with the cooking (optional), then sit down to a leisurely dinner and an evening of lively conversation. Groups are often international – residents of over 60 countries have participated to date. The price includes cocktails, wine, desserts and recipes.
Hungry for more? Chef Yara also organizes multi-day programs that combine cooking classes with visits to local producers. See the website for details.