Tastes of Venezuela

Tastes of Venezuela: Arepa Making Class 

Date: Saturday, 16th Oct.
Time: 14:30-17:00pm
Cost: 350 RMB, 300 RMB for members 


Learn to make delicious DIY arepas. This pre-Columbian dish is becoming more popular all around the world. Beijing restaurants only started serving arepas a few years ago, and their main ingredient has just become available in supermarkets and online. Come join us to discover more about this delicious, healthy, gluten-free dish originally from the regions that are now the South American nations of Venezuela, Colombia and Panama.



  •      Arepa Bread
  •      Perico (Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes and Bacon)
  •      Reina Pepiada  (Chicken with Avocado)
  •      Dominó (Black beans with Ricotta cheese)




About Chef Romer Valera

Romer Valera is a Venezuelan architect passionate about food. He has been based in Beijing since 2012. At the age of 16, Romer became interested in cooking when he moved in with his first mentor in the kitchen, his grandma. 5 years later when he was 21, he moved to Italy to continue his studies in architecture, where he also discovered a new world of flavours and ingredients. Romer’s dishes are strongly influenced by these two cultures that are close to his heart, combining tropical and exotic flavours with Italian products.



In 2019 Romer founded Be Our Guest, home feeling culinary experiences. A new concept in the Beijing community, hosting events and food-related activities.  Please feel free to visit his WeChat channel for more information.



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