HUNGRY FOR MORE RETREAT

Marrakech, Morocco

Immerse yourself in the magic of Morocco in our all-inclusive 6 days cooking retreat.

Understand the myriad of inspiration from across the world, which makes Moroccan cuisine a pleasure for the senses. Steeped in Berber culture, Jewish history and a fusion of Mediterranean influences, this retreat offers a creative approach to traditional recipes.

Experience the markets, taste the flavours and create authentic dishes with a modern flare. With the experienced guidance and fresh energy of Chef Driss Mellal, learn cooking techniques, new and old, in the beautiful surroundings of Marrakech.

Our HUNGRY FOR MORE retreat is designed to provide you with not only the skills to take home and recreate an array of delicious, contemporary and traditional dishes; but also to truly experience the real Marrakech. Centred around unforgettable food and bringing people together, we make meals and we make memories.

The Programme

Price: 895€/person

DAY 1:
Transfers from the Airport to your authentic, beautiful Riad in the heart of Marrakech.
The official HUNGRY FOR MORE welcome dinner by Chef Driss
Retire to your private traditional moroccan rooms for a restful night before your cooking masterclass begins!

DAY 2:
Wake up well rested, and join the group for breakfast in the Riad
You’ll spend the morning with our local guide, exploring the labyrinthine of the Medina to spice up your pantry in preparation for your first cooking class. Learn about local ingredients, and delicious treasures that can be found in the depths of the souks!
For lunch you’ll experience first-hand the true flavours of the medina, with our guide introducing you to his personal favourite spots to try tasters of the best dishes Marrakech has to offer!
Following lunch, you’ll have a little free time to explore or to rest before cooking begins!
The time has arrived! This afternoon brings your very first cooking session with Chef Driss sharing his secrets and skills to help your first steps in to culinary magic!
With evening comes the chance to enjoy your culinary creations, as a group we’ll sit down to dinner, experiencing the first taste of your cooking skills!

DAY 3:
Wake up well rested, and join the group for breakfast in the Riad.
The morning starts with your second cooking session with Chef Driss, using the ingredients gathered from the Medina yesterday, you will together prepare some amazing sharing plates for lunch!
Eat and enjoy!
This afternoon is free for you, we can offer advice on the best sites to visit, hammam, palaces, etc.
This evening is yours to embrace Marrakech after dark! We will recommend a few of our favourite restaurants, with traditional entertainment and wonderful food.

DAY 4:
Wake up well rested, and join the group for breakfast in the Riad.
This morning brings the Market Challenge! Chef Driss will brief you on the specific ingredients needed for todays cooking session! Go, have fun haggling, exploring and seeking out all the spices, organic vegetables and fresh meat, perfect for today’s lunch experience!
Arrive back to the Riad and enjoy a fresh lunch prepared for you, tasting some local cuisine.
This afternoon is free for you, we can offer advice on the best sites to visit, hammam, palaces, etc.
– This afternoon’s cooking session with Chef Driss will teach you more unique recipes and skills, you’ll be excited to take home and recreate!
– With evening comes the chance to enjoy your culinary creations, as a group we’ll sit down to dinner and devour your tasty delights.

DAY 5:
Wake up well rested, and join the group for breakfast in the Riad
Today we’ll have a special guest Set Designer, working alongside Chef Driss, helping you understand the art of the dinner setting, table dressing and decor to perfectly compliment your dishes.
Enjoy a fresh lunch prepared for you, tasting some local cuisine.
Now with your new found set design skills, the final afternoon brings the ultimate cooking session! Chef Driss will walk you through preparing some incredible meals, perfect for your last night in Marrakech!
This evening’s dinner will be a feast of the whole group’s various dishes, along with some special entertainment to celebrate your accomplishment in the world of cooking!

DAY 6:
The last breakfast, Driss will thank everyone for coming with a unique gift to commemorate your incredible HUNGRY FOR MORE experience. We will arrange transfers for your departure to the airport.

Flights are not included.

CONTACT US AND PERSONALIZE YOUR EVENT

Tél: +212 (0) 698 62 82 07
E-mail: mellal.dris@gmail.com