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Hands-on Cooking Lesson in Rome

A cooking lesson in Rome is a great way to experience the city in a unique and delicious way!

As you may know, Italy is divided into 20 regions, with each region having its own specific diet slowly evolving over the course of many centuries.

As with every culture, food plays a large part of the Italian culture. Learning how to prepare Roman cuisine will simply enhance your overall experience in Rome and provide a better understanding of the reasons why Roman cuisine stands apart from other cuisines throughout Italy.

Learning to cook Roman cuisine

Here is where it starts! Come have your first experience in a Roman kitchen and learn every secret that goes into each delicious bite!

This cooking lesson is situated in a Roman restaurant in the heart of Rome's famous Trastevere area. The menu you'll prepare is 4-courses and includes an appetizer, first course (fresh pasta or gnocchi with different sauces), second course (either meat or vegetarian) and a dessert.

All recipes are made from scratch, from appetizer to dessert and are all based on regional Roman cuisine. If you have any special requests for a specific Italian dish that you would like to prepare, please let us know in advance as the chef would be happy to satisfy your request.

Making sauce

Classes are approximately five hours from start to finish and begin at 10 am Monday through Saturday. They include a full meal based on the fruits of your labor following the cooking lesson.

These cooking classes are extremely popular and in great demand and we recommend early booking to avoid disappointment.

Rome Cooking Lesson

About the chef

For over a decade this chef has used his talent and passion for cooking in his family's restaurant. Now he is using his love of cooking to teach to others great regional dishes from his home town: Rome, Italy.

At a young age, he worked making pizzas and from there he began his interest in cooking and baking. Today he brings people into his kitchen to offer up a great new experience to travelers, tourists, students, friends, and families. After you're cooking class, you will not just have learned how to make a few Italian dishes but you will also have made a new friend too!

Includes the following:

  • All ingredients to prepare a four course meal
  • Hands-on cooking lesson
  • Lunch following your cooking lesson
  • Recipes
  • FUN English speaking cooking instructor/chef

Not included:

Transportation to/from the restaurant. Also, please note that wine is not included in the price of this lesson, nor any other beverage (soda/beer, etc.) but it may be purchased separately as a wine pairing or al la carte on the day of the lesson.

For an additional 20 € per person, you may add a wine pairing that includes 4 glasses of wine that are the chef's personal recommendations.


Group lesson is 85 € per person (without wine pairing option)

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Payment is due in full to reserve this class. The class may be canceled by the client up to 15 days in advance of the booking with a 50% penalty. If the class is canceled by the client within 14 days of the lesson, all monies paid will be forfeited and no refunds will be provided for any reason.

If the class is canceled by the chef for unforeseen reasons at the time of booking, all deposits will be returned in full. Please note that the price does not include transportation.

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. Under no circumstances shall we be held responsible for any additional refunds of purchases made by the students for travel related expenses, or otherwise.

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