Food for your soul and wellbeing

“Cooking with chef Pedro & Koko”



JULY 23-26, 2020

The Experience


Many believe that plant-based eating is bland and boring, we´re here to prove them wrong.

Join us is a 3 night-4 day experience to learn from 2 of the best vegan chef´s in Costa Rica.

They will both be teaching you how to mix flavors, use the best ingredients to create a delicious menu and spice things up, but more than that. they will teach you about the magic od conscious cooking and the healing that it bring to your body, mind and soul. Rejuvenation at its core!





  • The health and environmental advantages of plant-based diet
  • introduction to meal planning
  • Visit our local organic farmer´s market to source the ingredients that will be used in the cooking classes with Chef Pedro and Sous Chef koko.
  • Plant-based substitutes to create delicious and tasty meals
  • instroduction on how to read to food labels

The Venue


We are proud to host Food For Your Soul at The Imiloa Institute welcomes and invites us to ourselves in the heart of nature. Use this immersion as a tool along the path to gowth.

Your Teachers



Pedro graduated from the Instiuto Nacional de Aprendizaje de Costa Rica in 2010, Since then, the has apprenticed with various master chefs in the fields of raw, vegan, gluten free and Ayurveda cusines. His dream is to continue to learn in Institutions such as El Jardin de Estudios Tropicales, and then share this wisdom of using endemic plants, through the food he serves and the classes he teaches, Pedro´s nutritious meals are created with the intention to heal and go beyond satisfying your hunger; his creations nourish your body and soul, engulfing you with the essence of taste and culture.

Chef Pedro, applies his extensive studies to create healthy, nutritious and delicious meals based on the principles of Ayurveda. He is a Internationally recognized leader in Costa Rica, as the ownier of La Botanica educating with inspiring workshops In raw vegan cuisine, organizing community events and cooking for the students and starts as the head chef at the Imiloa Institute.

Sous Chef MAYRON


Mayron Quesada Peraza Starting his cooking career by volunteering on the Envision Festival where the Chef Pedro was in change of the production kitchen, at that time he was an anthhropology and edcation student and saw in the kitchen something that combined culture, art, science and wellness.

He started professional cooking studies at the national Chef Asssociation (ANCH) where he learned vanguard techniques and he start growing interest in vegan, gluten-free cooking due to people´s need of eating clean healthy foods with a variety of options in between meals, his experience on this field is traced back to working and being in change of kitchens with a healthy and organic orientation.


What´s Included in Your Ticket:

What´s not incluided:

  • 4 Days, 3 Nights at 22 acres of beautiful Imiloa

  • Luxury Accommodations from 200 years Old Homes, Jungle bungalows to River Geodesic Domes

  • 5 Plant-based cooking classes with Chef Pedro and Sous Chef koko

  • Local Excursion to the farmer´s Market

  • Private Waterfall

  • Airline Tickets from country of origin

  • Transportation from SJO to Imiloa Institute

  • Laundry Service

  • Local Transportation

Each room is equipped with 850 thread count bedding for maximum comfort, high-speed internet, and clean drinking water derived from our artesian well.

Disconnect for five days in barefoot luxury, and discover the changes that will ripple into your life and business for years to come.

Your Options






  • Ladging in the serene “Geodesic River Domes”
  • Triple occupancy to incuide you and two other attendess
  • 3 night, 4 days at the lush Imiloa Institute


  • Ladging in the exquisite “jungle Bungalows” 
  • Double occupancy to incluide you and one other attnedee
  • 3 night, 4 days at the lush Imilao Institute.


  • Ladging in your own private, 200 years-Old “Bali Home” with access to a view of the mountain nad ocean.
  • Single occipancy to ensure privacy
  • 3 night, 4 days at the lush Imiloa Institute


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