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The one and only cooking class to book in Ravello!

Mammas Lemon Grove - click to enlarge

Mamma Agata has been the chef for many famous Hollywood actors including the following celebrities - Humphrey Bogart, Anita Eckberg, Richard Burton, Liz Taylor, Fred Astaire, Charles Cubbon, Van Efflin, Federico Fellini, Jacqueline Kennedy, Marcello Mastroianni and PIERCE BROSNAN!

Mamma preparing for class

AMAZING Cooking Lesson with Mamma Agata:

Your wonderful day begins at 10:00 am

  • Upon arrival you will be welcomed with a piece of Mamma's world famous lemon cake (made with fresh lemons grown in her garden!)
  • After your welcome and itinerary overview, you will enjoy a three hour demonstration cooking lesson
  • During the cooking class, you will be encouraged to taste the decadent sauces, olive oils, fruits and vegetables that are richly produced and freshly picked from the garden
  • Enjoy breathtaking garden views overlooking the sea and pick your own seasonal vegetables, lemons or if you prefer, sit and enjoy the tranquility and beauty of the breathtaking view of the Amalfi Costiera and Ravello.
  • Upon conclusion of your cooking class, you'll enjoy the fruits of your labor with an exquisite lunch served on the terrace overlooking the sea

Sample Cooking Lesson and Lunch Menu

  • Fresh mozzarella and parmigiana cheese, basil and tomato sauce
  • Zucchini flowers stuffed with cheese
  • Eggplant rolls with rocket and parmigiana cheese
  • Eggplant parmigiana
  • Lemon Chicken
  • Spaghetti of the farmer

Classes available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday only (NO weekends and NO Wednesdays) and sell out quickly

Please inquire at for availability and booking


350 euro

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Terms of Payment and Cancellation Policy:

A non-refundable deposit of 50 EURO per person is due to confirm your placement for each participant. The remaining balance of 300 euro per person is due in CASH only on the day of the lesson (EURO only form of payment accepted).

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.

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.


In addition to the non-refundable deposit, we also require a credit card on file to reserve each participants individual placement in the class.

Your credit card will not be charged unless we receive cancellation by the client within 60 days or less of the date of the confirmed lesson and in this case, we reserve the right to charge the remaining balance due to your credit card in the event of a no show or cancellation by the client for any reason within this time-frame. By booking this course, the client agrees to these conditions.



Ciao Laura's owner, Laura Faust served as Editor of Mamma Agata's first cookbook Simple and Genuine.

Simple and Genuine won the prestigious Gourmand Award "Best in the World"!

Simple and Genuine is on sale now. Please send us an email at for more information on purchasing a copy of this fabulous book!

Mamma Agata's Book Simple and Genuine


Transportation and Custom Itineraries on the Amalfi Coast:

Private, round-trip transportation can be arranged with a professional car service - price quoted based on location of your accommodations please inquire at

Add this one day class to your itinerary or let us plan your entire trip from start to finish.

Email: for custom itineraries

Please contact for more information.


"Thanks for recommending your lesson with Mamma, it was the highlight of our trip to the Amalfi Coast"

- Avi from Israel

"Your service is outstanding and we will certainly recommend you to all of our friends. This was one of the best vacations we have ever taken - thanks for all you did for us."

- Friends from Minneapolis, MN

"Mamma Agata was so sweet and funny! we loved the conversation with her and Chiara!"

- Shelly & Dean in Florida

"A cooking class with Mamma Agata and Chiara is wonderful - they really make you feel like part of the family and it was a great addition to our Italian experience! Grazie Mille!"

- K Lording, Netherlands

"Mamma Agata & Chiara were a delight and the days were very relaxing. They welcomed us into their home and culture with open arms and a smile."

- P. Kaspar, CT

We had a fabulous time!!!

- S. Stevens, Nashville, TN

"This was an amazing experience. We were welcomed into a very warm and comfortable environment and I felt like I was part of the family. The food, tips, lesson, conversation, and laughter made this one of the best days ever."

- Anonymous

Today was the most amazing day ever!!! The highlight of our trip and the best food we've had in Italy. I'm hoping Mamma Agata will adopt me so I could cook with her everyday. THANK YOU!!! I have given your contact info to several people we've met on the trip!

- H Brunet, Seattle, WA


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