An authentic culinary experience with a famous Florentine Chef!
Meet one of our famous and charismatic chefs and learn how to cook a nice Tuscan meal in the heart of Florence!
The day begins with a trip to the Central Market to go shopping with the chef, picking up the freshest ingredients for your lunch. Meet the butchers, the bakers, and the farmers selling vegetables from their gardens and learn how to distinguish the highest quality ingredients and taste local and typical products!
Learn how to make authentic, Italian Pizza and Gelato – a fun cooking class for kids too!
Under the guidance of a professional pizza chef, called a Pizzaiolo, you will make your own pizza - stretch it, sauce it, bake it, slice it. The chef will teach you the key techniques in making a soft and flexible dough and the trick for a flavorful yet light tomato sauce so you can make this pizza at home!
An intimate, authentic culinary experience with a famous Florentine Chef! Great for beginners and experienced cooks alike!
The day begins with a trip to the Central Market in Florence to go shopping with the chefs, picking up the freshest ingredients for your class. Meet the butchers, the bakers, and the farmers selling vegetables from their gardens and learn how to distinguish the highest quality ingredients and taste local and typical products!
Under the guidance of your fun and friendly Italian host Fabio, Monica or Federico, who are passionate about Italian cooking, immerse yourself in Italian life to discover the gastronomic delights of Rome.
The day begins with a walking tour of the chef's favorite food shops leading to the famous Rome outdoor food market - Campo de' Fiori.
Your day begins with a trip out to Mazzano Romano. Located a short drive away from the bustling center of Rome is the medieval village of Mazzano, an oasis of calm and beauty and the setting for your cooking class. Steeped in natural beauty, Mazzano with its clean environment is a popular retreat for many Roman families looking to escape the hustle and bustle of Rome’s city center.
Along with Master Chef Carmen, you will learn to prepare an authentic Neapolitan meal, while following traditional recipes that have been passed down for generations. Each class is held in a comfortable homely environment and it is unique in its own way with different menus to prepare that can consist of pasta (gnocchi or ravioli), meat or fish and typical Italian dessert! All dishes will be prepared with the most genuine and fresh ingredients- After all, you are in Italy!
Your culinary experience starts with a short stroll through La Spezia and a visit to its beautiful market: see the fish sellers with the fresh fish and seafood and find the regional seasonal vegetables. With your guide/chef, buy your fresh ingredients for your lunch.
Your guiding chef is Ermanno, one of the best Levanto’s Chefs and he will introduce you to his beautiful restaurant and its lovely kitchen before starting the cooking lesson. The Italian cuisine is famous for involving a generous use of herbs in most of the recipes such as rosemary, thyme, sage, borage and fresh basil. Basil is not only used for the famous pesto sauce but also to add flavor to many other Italian and Ligurian dishes.
First stop on your journey is the historical fishing village, Portofino, the center of elite tourism, where you will have the pleasure of discovering the spectacular Brown Castle, San Giorgio Church, and luxury boutiques.
On this tour you will visit the two iconic villages in Cinque Terre: Manarola and Vernazza. Traveling down the coast, you will arrive at Manarola, one of the smallest towns in Cinque Terre. This quaint village is known for its fishing and wine making. It is surrounded by vineyard trails and gardens with beautiful views you will have the chance to admire. Continuing on your journey, you will arrive in Vernazza, the gem of Cinque Terre. Dating back to 1080, Vernazza is known for the beauty that surrounds this historical village.
Learn the secrets of Italian cuisine during this hands-on cooking class at a beautiful venue in Verona's historical center. With an experienced Italian chef by your side, prepare classic Italian dishes such as hand-made fresh pasta, bruschetta and Tiramisù — all from scratch using the freshest ingredients available — and then enjoy your home-cooked meal together while sipping fine Valpolicella wine. Take the recipe book with you to recreate this fabulous Italian meal at home for your friends!
Take a traditional Tuscan cooking class in Siena to learn the secrets of this delicious cuisine!
Learn the secrets of Italian Cuisine during this hands-on cooking class at a beautiful loft-style cooking school in Verona’s historical center. With an experienced Italian chef by your side, you will prepare your customized menu (provided in advance). You will then have the chance to enjoy your delicious home-cooked meal while sipping fine Valpolicella wine. What makes the food so amazing is the use of fresh, high quality ingredients and basic cooking techniques that enhance the natural flavors of the food.
Learn the secrets of Italian Cuisine during this hands-on cooking class at a beautiful loft-style cooking school in Verona’s historical center. With an experienced Italian chef by your side, you will learn the key techniques in making soft and flexible pizza dough, along with a tasty yet light tomato sauce. You will use the skills learned to create your own delicious pizza.
This morning you will meet your chef at a centrally located restaurant in Taormina. You will take a short walk to the outdoor market to purchase fresh fruit and vegetable and other ingredients you will need for your cooking lesson. Then you will return to the restaurant to learn how to prepare traditional Sicilian dishes. The lesson will conclude with a taste of your own creations accompanied by a glass of wine.
Meeting point will be at a central location. Details will be provided in final documents.
Enjoy a cooking course in a typical 18th century home and learn how to cook typical local recipes! Today you will meet your chef directly in Palermo city center and walk with her to the outdoor market through many stands with fresh fish, fruit, vegetables, spices and other local food. Under the guidance of your chef, you will select the freshest seasonal ingredients that you will use during the cooking class to make a delicious meal.
An intimate, authentic culinary experience with an English-speaking professional restaurant chef! Great for beginners and experienced cooks alike!
The day begins with a trip to the famous “Middle Market” (Mercato di Mezzo) in Bologna to go shopping with the chef, picking up the freshest ingredients for your class.
An intimate, authentic culinary experience with a chef or a Nonna!
You will be welcomed to their home and you will learn how to cook an authentic Bolognese meal: home-made pasta from scratch, Bolognese sauce for the pasta and a dessert.
The lesson will conclude with a taste of your own creations accompanied by a glass of wine.
Exact meeting point and time will be provided in final documents.