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Gastronomic hotel in Tenerife

The island of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is a popular holiday destination for millions of people, that visit the island in search of sun and beach, and end up discovering an island with many different possibilities including cultural, sports, nature and gastronomic proposals. The Canary Islands enjoy a wonderful climate all year round and is one the favourite destinations during the autumn and winter, but maybe the vast majority of people are not aware of all the possibilities the island has to offer.

Restaurant Los Menceyes

Restaurant Los Menceyes

The hotel chain Iberostar Hotels & Resorts is determined to promote the culinary offer of those destinations in which it has a presence, and Santa Cruz de Tenerife is no exception. The companies hotel on the island, the Iberostar Grand Mencey hotel has 3 restaurants and 3 bars, as well as its renown Mencey Cookery Classroom. The Grand Mencey is a perfect example of a gastronomic hotel in Tenerife.

The chef Juan Carlos Clemente is responsible for the gastronomic offer of the hotel, as well as organising numerous cooking courses, show cooking, team-building, private dinners and cooking cycles such as the present “Women with a Star”. This cooking cycle congregates, once a month a spanish women chef that has a restaurant with Michelin star, and offers a real Master Class with a presentation of their most famous signature dishes, and of course, have the possibility to enjoy a degustation menu from a fine dinning restaurant.

Fine dinning restaurant in Tenerife

Fine dinning restaurant in Tenerife

The Los Menceyes restaurant offers an authentic gourmet cuisine, based on the traditional gastronomy of the Canary Islands and the most delicious products of the islands, such as the majorero cheese, gofio, fish and seafood from the Atlantic, bananas, wine, etc.

The base for all good cuisine are the raw materials, but without the creativity and the will to offer clients the best possible dish, the objective of all gourmet restaurants is far from possible. At the restaurants of the Grand Mencey and its Cookery Classroom you feel the desire to transmit to the guest a unique and unforgettable experience.


Cooking classes at the Cookery Classroom of the Mencey

In Spain we enjoy a wide and varied gastronomic offer and the reputation and quality of our chefs and restaurants is continually praised internationally and year after year chef and restaurants receive many international awards.

The interest in good food has reached unimaginable levels in recent years and the number of people interested in learning to cook and take courses has increased exponentially over the years. This has led many chefs and restaurants to organise cooking courses where you can show the public both the local products used as well as the cooking techniques used in the preparation of dishes and menus.

Cookery Classroom El Mencey

This is the case of the Mencey Cookery Classroom, a unique space that is part of the stunning Iberostar Grand Hotel Mencey in Tenerife. This hotel takes special care of its restoration services and without any doubt, can be considered a true gastronomic hotel. The Grand Hotel Mencey has several restaurants in Tenerife: Los Laureles, Los Menceyes and Casino.

The cooking courses at the Cookery Classroom of El Mencey are held by the Executive Chef of the Iberostar Grand Hotel Mencey, Chef Juan Carlos Clemente. A reference in the Canary Islands who advocates for traditional Canarian cuisine and its local products. Certainly, the commitment to the environment is a fundamental aspect of the philosophy of the Cookery Classroom of the Iberostar Grand Hotel Mencey.

Restaurant El Mencey

Through these courses you can discover all the secrets of gourmet cuisine with the guide of the well known Chef Juan Carlos Clemente.

During the month of June, the Mencey Cookery Classroom, organises the following cooking courses in Tenerife:

· June 4: Gazpacho and their garnishes

· June 12: Vegetable and fruit preserves

· June 21: Oily fish and versatility

· June 27: Express Cooking III

· June 29: Cupcake decoration for children

The courses are open to the general public, but places are limited so advance booking is recommended to avoid unpleasant surprises.