Hakima’s Moroccan Cooking School

About Us


Hakima’s Moroccan Cooking School is a non-profit organization founded in 2007 by Carolyn Watts of Port Townsend, Washington.

Hakima’s Moroccan Cooking School provides you with the unique experience of preparing authentic Moroccan food in the kitchens of the keepers of their families’ recipes. Your create your own journey, preparing  (if you choose) authentic Moroccan cuisine with the original keepers of Moroccan recipes, staying in a wonderful riad in the heart of Marrakech, and enjoying Marrakech and the valleys, mountains, cities, souks and sands of Morocco on trips you choose for an unforgettable Moroccan holiday. 

Before arrival, we will discuss your interests and plan a trip to your liking.  The following are some recommendations and possibilities.

You will enjoy a wonderful Moroccan vacation and in the process help fund job-skill training, functional literacy and employment for Moroccan women.

Please see other pages for:

Marrakech and Day Trips

Marrakech Cooking Lessons

Mountain and Sahara Tour (with Cooking Lessons)

Generally, the Cooking School only operates in the Spring (March-April) and Fall (September-October).  Other dates may be arranged.

For inquiries, questions, and booking please contact:

Carolyn Watts

333 Lawrence St.

Port Townsend, Washington 98368