La Cocina

La Cocina

Amor operates a program called La Cocina which groups can partner with to provide their meals and/or sleeping tents. This program provides an authentic Mexican meal experience at an affordable rate, as well as provides employment by hiring local community members to cook and serve.

What La Cocina Provides:

  • Ice water & Gatorade for camp and your build site.
  • Also at camp is coffee and hot water (for hot chocolate and tea).
  • A dining tent with tables and chairs for meal times.
  • Plates, cups, utensils, and napkins.
  • A complete cultural experience.
  • A safe environment to practice and learn Spanish.
  • Pre-scheduled opportunities to learn recipes or how to make fresh tortillas.


Sample Menu

  • Breakfast: flour tortillas, scrambled eggs, pancakes, chilaquiles (breakfast nachos), beans, fresh fruit, pico de gallo, instant oatmeal packets
  • Lunch: bread, ham, cheese, peanut butter, jelly, chips, fruit, granola bars
  • Dinner: corn tortillas, chicken, beans, seasoned vegetables, salad bar, rice, pico de gallo
  • Dessert: arroz con leche, ice cream, Mexican sweet bread, tres leches cake

Frequently Asked Questions

How many people can you accommodate?

La Cocina can accommodate up to 500 people.

What locations offer La Cocina?

La Cocina is offered at all of our Mexico camps.

Is the food safe to eat?

The La Cocina staff is ServSafe trained. All food is prepared with the same care and safety standards you would find at your favorite restaurant.

Do you accommodate food allergies?

La Cocina will do their best to accommodate any food allergy and work with your group when extreme cases are involved. Please make sure to let your Amor Trip Coordinator know prior to your trip.

Do you provide options for different dietary needs?

Yes! We will make sure you have healthy and nutritious vegan, vegetarian or gluten-free options. Please make sure to let your Amor Trip Coordinator know prior to your trip.

Questions about La Cocina?

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