My name is Yves Nicolier Sandrock and I started offering social cooking experiences in 2010.
I was born in Zürich, Switzerland in 1976. In 1982, my family moved to Barcelona. I studied journalism and had a short work experience in the PR field before switching to online marketing consultancy. After 10 years, I left online marketing consultancy to focus on my passion since I was a boy: cooking.
I consider myself a “social cooker”, sharing my passion by bringing people together around the stove and making sure that people learn by doing and experimenting the techniques and secrets of the traditional Spanish and Catalan cuisine. I now offer a variety of cooking experiences including Market to Fork and Grandma's Cooking.
This cooking class based on tradition is a unique experience. Rather than learning how to make a standard paella, you will be able to learn about the traditional Spanish and Catalan cuisine and tak...
We will start the Market to Fork cooking experience at one of over 30 food markets that are located in the city of Barcelona. Let´s imagine the famous La Boquería Market.
By choosing this fish or an...
Grandma’s Cooking Barcelona
In this cooking experience a real Spanish grandma will teach traditional Spanish cuisine and share her culinary secrets with the assistants.
Every day we will have a diffe...
Thank you for a fabulous evening
Veronica was a superb host. Grandma Adela was inviting and knowledgeable. Family style cooking in a home. Would 100% recommend and would go again. Thank you for an authentic Catalan cooking experience!
Awesome class and evening with Yves. This class did not have the grandmother cooking experience, but was terrific. He's super accommodating to tastes and preferences and we had an incredible experience.