While Venice is home to countless acclaimed restaurants, nothing beats a fresh, homecooked meal. Your exploration of Italian cooking begins at the historic Rialto market, where you can browse stalls brimming with colorful local produce and pick up seasonal ingredients for the day’s meal.
With groceries in hand, accompany your professional chef guide to a well-equipped kitchen inside a palazzo. Get hands-on instruction in preparing an authentic Venetian menu including a starter, main dish and dessert. Taste regional wines with the guidance of a sommelier, and learn how to pair food and wine like a pro to bring out the best flavors in each.
When the cooking’s done, sit down to enjoy your homemade lunch along with generous wine pairings for a truly memorable meal. It's a great way to gain a new appreciation for Italian cooking and learn tricks and recipes to impress your friends back home.