Pinelo Family
about us

The Pinelo family is the third and fourth generation of Oaxacan cooks. The mother and son team have been teaching how to cook Oaxacan dishes for 10 years in their open air, Mexican tiled family kitchen. Using family recipes, mostly organic ingredients and traditional cooking methods, the Pinelo’s have preserved traditional Oaxacan food to share with their visitors. Read more

Socorro is a Oaxacan cook with a lifetime of experience in the kitchen. Learning primarily from her grandmother, she has been preparing traditional dishes for more than 30 years.
Gerardo is an amateur cook. He has studied gastronomy and received his diploma as a certified guide with emphasis in Oaxacan cooking.

This culinary experience will make spending a meal at La Cocina Oaxaqueña a memorable part of your vacation to Oaxaca City.