If you want the true Jordanian experience stop searching, this is the best spot in town. You cook your own food and have the pleasure to enjoy the flavoursome meals at the end. The cooking session usually lasts for two hours and you prepare the food with a local chef and other staff members who will not only show you the secrets of their cuisine but will also introduce you to their culture and history and will give you a chance to witness the outstanding hospitality of Jordanians. The courses are run in the evenings and if you are planning to stay in Petra for a while you can also join a 5 day-long cooking course.
All their ingredients are fresh and they are proud to state that there are no freezers nor fridges in their kitchen. They cook the food they buy on the same day and they ensure there is 0 food waste. If there are leftovers these are provided to local families in-need. They also count with numerous vegetarian options. Moreover, their produce is 100% local: They pick and produce their own oil, grow their herbs and even their furniture is purchased from local shops and cooperatives.
Petra Kitchen is the ideal place to meet people, learn how to cook Jordanian dishes or chill on the terrace and drink some delicious local wine.