Flamenco Masterclass: Show and Tapas Dinner
El Cortijo is the perfect location for corporate events and private celebrations. At only 15 minutes from the heart of Madrid, its typical Andalusian ambiance transports its guests to a romantic Spain where the sun always shines and where gypsies dance in colourful dresses to the rythms of the flamenco guitar. El Cortijo: a historical icon in the flamenco world where some of the best-known artists have performed.”
The event starts with a fun workshop designed to give participants an insight into this magnificent art. We will learn about the history of flamenco, try clapping some flamenco rhythms and learn a simple choreography. The workshop is designed to be fun, informative, interactive and above all an ice-breaker. The workshop can be held in English (native speaker) or Spanish This is a fun way to gain an insight into the flamenco world.
Following the master class, a traditional tapas dinner would be served. Large platters of typical Spanish food are brought to the table where the clients help themselves to small quantity of each. In this way, they are able to try a variety of Spanish food. Our flambéed paella is a sight and taste experience not to be missed! The tapas menu includes dessert and is rounded off with coffee and typical Spanish liquers.
During the meal, diners watch a top-class flamenco show. The show lasts for about an hour, divided into two parts. The group comprises a guitarist, singer and two dancers. The ambience and nature of the restaurant allows the clients to become completely absorbed in Spanish flamenco culture and is truly an unforgettable experience. The night is full of surprises and one never knows when an unsuspecting guest may be asked up on stage to participate in the show!
Dinner Selection of the most traditional tapas to be shared by all:
Paella – Seafood and chicken paella
Fritura de pescado - Selection of lightly bread-crumbed fried fish and seafood
Patatas Bravas - Chipped potatoes in a spicy tomato sauce
Croquetas caseras – Home-made ham and cheese croquets
Tortilla Española - Traditional Spanish omelet
Ibericos - Selection of the finest Iberian ham and cheese
Aceitunas – Green olives in vinaigrette dressing
Pimientos de padrón – Small green peppers lightly fried and salted
Ensalada - Fresh green salad
Chorizo a la sidra – Mildly spicy sausage cooked in cider
Lacon a la Gallega - Galician style pork shoulder in paprika
Tortitas de camarones – Light and crispy shrimp pancakes
Pan recien hecho - Freshly baked bread
Fruta selecta y tarta de queso - Fresh seasonal fruit and cheese cake platter
Red wine (Ribera del Duero – Fuentespina)
White wine (Rueda – verdejo Montespina)
Coffee and Liqueurs