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Rafael S.

Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico

I'm a formally trained chef living in Puerto Vallarta Mexico.

I feel very lucky to live in this beautiful city full of Food, Culture and amazing people from allover the world. Showing visitors our beaches, our city and talking about food is my passion. To me the perfect tour is one where  guests feel free to ask any questions and interact with locals creating memorable experiences; after all, I'm here to provide information, make sure everyone is well taken care of and happy but the real magic happens when guests are in direct contact with paradise and they smell, feel and taste local living.

A Recent Review of this guide

This tour & Rafael were recommended by a family member, but far exceeded everything wonderful we were expecting. Rafael was so much fun, and we absolutely LOVED all the food/beverages. Above all, the culinary and culture knowledge he shared with us was so interesting and fun. He made us feel so comfortable to even ask those sometimes awkward questions that people will hesitate to ask. Rafael, you made my birthday even better than I could have wished for. Thank you so much for everything!
Leigh Johnson

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Professional Chef- Graduated from San Diego CC Culinary Arts 2010.
Certified Teacher by The Mexican Secretary Of Education 2013.
Level C2 English proficiency Cambridge University.

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Street Food And Craft Beer Walking Tour

Discover amazing food guided by a formally trained Mexican chef.

128 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

3 hours

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Explore Puerto Vallarta With A Chef

The most Delicious Way to Discover Vallarta's Hidden Treasures!

290 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

5 hours

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Sweet Vallarta Tour

A walking tour by a chef with a sweet tooth.

85 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

3 hours

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Puerto Vallarta Sightseeing & Food Tour,...


See the best of Vallarta from The Eyes Of A Local Chef

528 USD per tour

(max 3 people)

7 hours

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