Cooking Class - Tour of Classic Italy

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Join Chef Maria and learn how to cook up a simple, yet impressive Italian meal.

No matter the occasion, you can never, ever go wrong preparing and serving Italian food. During this hands-on cooking class, Chef Maria will show you just how easy it is to prepare a gourmet Italian meal that will impress guests time and time again.

You'll focus your energy on crafting a rich and multi-dimensional caramelized-pear chicken risotto main entrée sided by perfectly sautéed asparagus with Parmesan. You'll also learn the secrets to assembling a classic Italian salad as well as how to make a crowd-pleasing traditional Italian dessert, panna cotta.

Guests are welcome to provide wine and beer to enjoy during the class.

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 10
  • Meal Courses 3
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Labels Couples, Date Night, Gourmet, Group, Holiday, Italian, Mother's Day

Reviews guests left for this experience



04 Mar 2023

I purchased this experience for my stepdad and mom! They had the best evening with Chef Maria! Raved about the food, how down to earth she is and how comfortable she made the whole experience! They learned a lot of fun cooking tips and had an all around wonderful evening! Thank you Chef Maria!



04 Feb 2023

We love Chef Maria! We had a fabulous experience and highly recommend Chef Maria!



15 Jul 2022

Chef Maria was great! Our meal was fantastic and she was so lovely to walk us through the process. We would definitely hire her again!!

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Combining her Bolivian heritage with the lessons learned from training in Spain, Chef Maria brings international flair to her cooking style. She has worked in roles across the industry from instructor to business owner and executive chef. From teaching sushi classes to running her own catering business, Chef Maria loves to share her culinary knowledge and experience with a specialty in healthy cooking.

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Chef Maria will travel to guests within Tampa for this experience.

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