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Hands-on Pizza Making Cooking Lesson in Ravello on the Amalfi Coast!

Join your world famous hosts for an unbelievable day in the kitchen learning how to make an authentic Neapolitan Pizza! We call this class pizza pie in the sky, because you will literally be perched high on the cliffs overlooking the amazing Amalfi Coast – a land so dreamy that you will feel as you are floating in the clouds!

Mamma Agata's Family

This cooking class offers the entire family the opportunity to participate in a unique hands-on cooking lesson. Not only will you learn to make the pizza dough, but you will also learn the secrets of creating the most delicious authentic Neapolitan tomato saucesimple and delicious and fresh from the garden!

Students will also learn to prepare pizza toppings and create authentic Italian pizza dough from scratch, incorporating the scrumptious new tomato sauce recipe that you have just absorbed.

This class demonstrates the beauty of incorporating simple, fresh, organic ingredients in your everyday cooking. The most special part of this class is that you will learn the secrets of making the BEST PIZZA in the world – Pizza Margherita – from one of the most beloved chefs in the world – Mamma Agata of Ravello and her charming daughter Chiara – who is famous in her own right, for her warm and generous hospitality!

Last, but not least, Mamma has a special treat for you – Pizza Fritta – it’s really delicious and something that can be served as an appetizer or for your kids, who will just beg your for more....

The dough

Here a little teaser for you – Mamma loves to share her secrets with you, so here is a little one that we will share with you for now, but you’ll have to book this class through Ciao Laura to learn more of Mamma’s secrets!

Mario making pizza

Mamma’s Secret Tip: You do not need to have a wood burning oven to make a classic Pizza Margherita, as so many recipe books will tell you. You will learn how to use an electric or gas oven to recreate this delicious pizza for your friends and family many times over upon your return home from Italy – you’ll see, this secret is worth sharing with all of your friends, who will literally beg you for more!

Here is a sample of your itinerary:

10:00 am Arrival and welcome slice of delicious world famous lemon cake, made with lemons picked fresh from the garden and a hot cup of coffee

10:30 am – Your hands-on pizza lesson begins

12:30 pm – Half hour break and tour of beautiful gardens overlooking the ocean

1:00 pm – Lunch is served on the terrace (weather permitting) or in the dining room

2:00 pm – Departure for now, but trust me, you’ll long to return on your next visit to the Amalfi Coast and to Mamma’s kitchen!

This class is family friendly and is designed to accommodate chefs of all ages and experience levels. It’s all about fun, family and friends, so please join us won’t you?

Included in the the Lesson:

  • Accessories
  • Folder with recipe
  • Pen & Note pad
  • Personalized Apron

Pizza Pie in the Sky is Offered in November, March and April ONLY (based on availability on any particular day)

Monday through Friday


230 Euro per person

This is the same price as booking directly and you can pay the deposit via credit card if you book with us!

Please note that this price does not include transportation, room and board or any other excursions.

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Terms of Payment and Cancellation Policy:

A non-refundable deposit of 50 euro per person is due to confirm your lesson. The remaining balance of 125 euro per person is due in cash on the day of the lesson (euro only please).

The deposit is non-refundable unless the class is canceled by the school itself for unforeseen reasons at which time any monies paid will be returned in full, less credit card or wiring fees.

Please note that the price does not include transportation, room and board or any other excursions. Discounts are available for parties of 4 or more and children. Please inquire at

We highly advise you to purchase travel insurance in the event of emergency, illness, change in your itinerary, accident or act of God, which we are not responsible for covering.

Mamma's cooking classes are often booked months in advance, so please let us know as soon as possible to secure a spot in one of her very special classes.


DEC '09 - Laura Faust served as one of the assistant editors, working closely with the author, Chiara Lima, the daughter of the world famous Mamma Agata who compiled family stories and her mother's recipes to create Mamma Agata's first cook book Simple and Genuine which is now available for sale online! (click the photo below)

Mamma Agata's Book Simple and Genuine


Transportation and Excursions on the Amalfi Coast

Private, roundtrip transpiration can be arranged with our driver - group pricing is available - please inquire at

In addition to this one day class, arrangements can easily be made to incorporate a multi-day program including fabulous wine tasting and tour in Caserta, including a visit to the gorgeous Palace of Caserta, as well as to the famous Avellino wineries, daily excursions to Capri, Pompeii, Vietri sul Mare, Amalfi, Sorrento and other local areas of interest.

Please contact for more information.

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