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Dinner with Fidel Castro's Chef
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Dinner with Fidel Castro's Chef

  • English and Spanish
  • 3 hours

Treat your tastebuds with the best traditional Cuban recipes and delve into Cuba's recent history as you enjoy a delicious dinner with Fidel Castro's chef.

Dinner with Fidel Castro's Chef

At 7 pm, Chef Alex will open the doors of the San Mariano B&B to give you a warm welcome before your dinner with Fidel Castro's Chef.

After settling into the lounge, Chef Alex, alongside Carlos Bermudez, known as "El Chama," will tell you what it was like to cook for Fidel Castro for over fifteen years. While they prepare dinner, you'll get the chance to take a look at Chef Alex's exclusive photo album, where you'll be able to see unpublished photographs of the former Cuban president. 

After discovering the country's recent history from a fascinating point of view, it'll be time to enjoy some of the best dishes of Cuba's incredible gastronomy


Check out the different menus for the evening, all accompanied by tea or coffee and drinks (beer, soft drinks, juice or water).

Menu 1

Starter: Mise en bouche, aubergine lasagna (aubergine slices filled with bechamel sauce, vegetables or ham, topped with cheese and baked) or pumpkin soup.
Main course: Lobster Cayo Piedra (cooked in the oven with butter, pepper and onion).
Dessert: Pudín diplomático (fruit sponge cake).

Menu 2

Starter: Mise en bouche, vegetable pie with tartar sauce (pie made with egg and vegetables, wrapped in chard leaves and baked) or corn soup. 
Main course: Chicken ballotin (chicken stuffed with ham, cheese or baked vegetables).
Dessert: Pineapple or guava tres leches cake.

Menu 3

Starter: Mise en bouche, Nica shrimp (shrimp marinated in lemon, onion, peppers, olive oil and typical spices) or taro soup.
Main course: Lamb charlota garnished with mashed potatoes (roasted lamb with
Dessert: Ice cream cake.


Adults Children between 1 and 12 Children under 1
US$ 72
US$ 25


  • Adults

    US$ 72
  • Children between 1 and 12

    US$ 25
  • Children under 1


More Information


3 hours.


This is a bilingual (English/Spanish) guided tour.


Traditional dinner with Fidel Castro's chef.

Soft drinks, water and beer.


When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

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No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 72
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 3 days before

Meeting point

San Mariano B&B


Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.
When the minimum number of participants (2) is not reached, we will contact you to offer you other alternatives.

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