Cooking Class - Authentic Italian Staples

Enjoy creating this four-course menu laden with the most renowned Italian dishes with Chef Francesco.

Authenticity is the name of the game in this class led by a born and bred Italian chef. In this hands-on class, Chef Francesco will teach you how to make the most famous Italian appetizers and dishes so you will be able to easily replicate the recipes for your next dinner party or family gathering at your own home.

As you work your way through the menu, learning about Italian ingredients and techniques, you will also discover how to add your own flair to these traditional dishes without sacrificing authenticity.

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

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 12
  • Meal Courses 4
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Labels Couples, Group, Italian, Mediterranean, Singles, Valentine's

Reviews guests left for this experience



10 Feb 2019

The atmosphere was cozy; however, the experience was not worth the expense. I traveled a great distance with my guests to participate in what we thought would be a real cooking class. We did not cook at all, we just wore aprons for no reason. We just listened and watched the chef cook. The food that was cooked was minimal, more like sample bites than actual meals, the pesto gnocchi tasted like grass shavings. I talked to other guests who were eager to leave to buy a real meal. I would not recommend this to anyone who wants to experience a cooking class because it is far from a cooking class. If they want to talk to strangers and eat bites of food perhaps but make sure you get a real meal afterward.



15 Oct 2018

A great experience! So much fun and the most amazing hosts!



24 Aug 2018

Chef Francesco was ill and he asked his sous chef Silvia to substitute him. She was very welcoming and sweet. We had a wonderful time cooking and chatting about food and Italy. She obviously loves what she does. She made every effort to make our experience memorable and even went beyond the set menu and shared her Italian sweets with us.

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Growing up in Italy, Chef Francesco’s life has always revolved around cooking. He’s been playing in the kitchen since he can remember, inventing new dishes and learning from his grandparents. He was able to gain a knowledge of seasonal, fresh food as well as fashion his strong belief that food is the ultimate human connector. His imaginative, interactive cooking classes are designed to craft memorable food experiences evoking unforgettable emotions and creating strong memories.

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