Duration: 5 hours (approx.)
Location: Florence, Italy
Meet Chef Giovanni and learn how to cook a four-course Tuscan banquet in a private home in the heart of Florence! Numbers are limited to a maximum of 12 people on this small group Italian cooking class, ensuring you’ll receive personalized attention from your knowledgeable food expert.
Whether you’re a cooking enthusiast or a novice, this full-day cooking class promises to be fun and entertaining. You’ll source produce from a local market, a unique opportunity to meet Italian locals and best of all, you can wow friends and family with your Tuscan recipes when you return home.
First, you’ll take a trip to the Florence Central Market, shopping with Chef Giovanni to pick up the ingredients for your lunch. Meeting the butchers, the bakers, and the farmers selling vegetables from their gardens, you will learn how to distinguish the highest quality ingredients and how to barter to get the best price. You’ll also taste local food and wines.
Then it’s time to start your cooking lesson in a private kitchen in Florence. During this true hands-on experience, you will learn how to prepare bruschetta, fresh home-made pasta, and a main course, accompanied with a selection of Chianti wines.
And at the end of your lesson your reward will be the delicious lunch you have prepared, under the watchful eye of Chef Giovanni.