Your best Hungarian food experience in Budapest

Chefparade Cooking School is a contemporary cosmopolitan cooking studio where you can master the basics of Hungarian cooking in a fun and interactive atmosphere.

Our hands-on courses give you the opportunity to cook and ask questions side-by-side with our chefs. Learn about the basic ingredients and spices like paprika along with the best cooking practices so that you’ll be able to treat your family and friends with a fantastic Hungarian dinner in your homecountry.

The courses run in the late morning hours finishing with a lunch.

If you wish, you can visit the famous Great Market Hall where you can get information about the Market’s history, your chef shows you the basic Hungarian ingredients, fruits/vegetables and spices and also buy them for the course.

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    Learn to make the famous goulash soup
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    Try and taste fantastic desserts like pancakes the Hungarian way
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    Learn how to roll apple strudel
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    All instructions are very easy to understand and follow
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    This is a hands-on school, everybody works on his/her own station
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    All ingredients are nicely prepared
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    Get to know typical Hungarian spices like paprika powder or caraway
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    If you like your dishes to have a kick, it’s your place
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    If you are a group and/or want to cook large portions, you are also welcome

0830 (optional)

Have a hearty breakfast at the Market with your local guide.

0900 (optional)

Meeting at the Fővám tér – opposite to the Market Hall - short tour at the Great Market. Through the product we explore the culinaria of Hungary.


Arrival at the Chefparade Cooking School (from the Market tour by cab).


Cooking 3 Hungarian dishes in pairs (soup, main dish, dessert), talking about the Hungarian gastronomy with your local instructor.


Having your own lunch (with your guests invited if you wish)

Rates, inquire and Book

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Standard Package*

210 EUR or 230 USD / 2 persons;
105 EUR or 115 USD / 1 person

Premium Extension**

+70 EUR or +75 USD / 1 addition

Market Visit/Shopping

40 EUR or 45 USD;

Guest Lunch or CHILD

40 EUR or 45 USD / 1 person

Group of 2-12 people on weekdays: 550 eur/group - private cooking.

More than 12 people, or on weekends, contact us directly:


cooking ingredients, recipes that you can take with you after the course, chef's help, kitchenware and utensils, use of aprons, refreshment (soft drinks) and of course lunch (what you cooked)

one bottle of fine Hungarian wine + a Chefparade Hungarian Classics cookbook + one Chefparade apron and a taxi picking you up at your hotel, then taking to the Market Place / Chefparade cooking school


Q: Is the course hands-on?

A: Yes. Our courses are ‘completely hands-on’. Students get to prepare all the dishes themselves. We have many cooking stations and ovens.

Q: What is the length of the course?

A: One course is completed in 3-3,5 hrs, depending on your skills and the dishes you make.

Q: Can we choose the dishes we like?

A: Yes, you can select from here or ask for your own dishes you've always wanted learn.

Q: Is there a course for vegetarians? Or for people with food allergy?

A: Yes, of course. Our recipes are very versatile; they can be carefully adapted to accommodate vegetarians, or to deal with lactose or gluten intolerance.

Q: Do we have to bring anything to the course?

A: Not at all. Just put on your comfortable gears. An enjoyable “hands-on” cooking experience awaits you at Chefparade.

Q: Are courses held every day?

A: Yes, we hold courses every day but it’s necessary to make appointment via e-mail/phone.

More questions (pdf)


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Please always check your confirmation email or call your contact person about the location of your event before it starts.

  • 3
  • Locations in
    Budapest and Etyek

  • 15
  • Years of experience
    in business

Chefparade - Páva Street

H-1094 Budapest, Páva Street. 13, district IX. (in the passage)

Chefparade - Bécsi Road

H-1023 Budapest, Bécsi Road 27, district II.

Chefparade - Etyek

H-2091 Etyek, Öreghegy, Báthori dűlő