Escape the crowds and indulge in an authentic Italian culinary experience as you learn how to perfect some of the country’s most popular foods
Your Italian culinary adventure begins at the atmospheric Piazza Santo Spirito where you’ll be met by your guide. Following a short - and informative! - 10-minute stroll you’ll be warmly welcomed into the home of your chef and mentor for the evening, who will begin the occasion with an obligatory Italian olive oil tasting.
Chow down on sumptuous Tuscan appetizers as you learn about Italy’s culinary history and discover some of the best foodie secrets of the Tuscan countryside.
Then it’s time to get on to the task at hand. Florence is the home of gelato, and you’ll learn how it’s made its mark as one of the most mouthwatering desserts in the world before attempting your own version. Encouraged along by the inspiring chefs you’ll discover how to create your own perfect pasta from scratch - a skill which will no doubt impress friends and family when you wow them with your new talent at home! Of course you need some delicious pasta sauces to make your meal complete, and in this special class you’ll prepare one of your delectable dishes using none other than fresh Italian truffles*.
Following your successful spell in the kitchen, it’s time to enjoy the fruits of your labor with a sumptuous meal complete with local wine pairings among your new foodie friends.