Fun way to experience Italy! The chefs were fun, but serious about their work. Food tasted great.
Our family (all adults) had so much fun in this cooking class! We would do another one on a heartbeat. We made ravioli, fettuccine, and pappardelle plus the non-standard sauces and the recipes. Do not hesitate: book this cooking class and get excited!
Loved the cooking course. Rather hectic, much like I imagine cooking in a restaurant would be. We had a great group of fellow trainees who got into the spirit of the course. Kneading the pasta dough and then running it through the pasta machines and looking on while the sauces were prepared. At the end we sat down at a long table and enjoyed the fruits of our labour - with wine. Would really recommend this course. We were given recipes for the pasta and sauces which I can't wait to try out now that we are back home.
Very good. Excellent tuition and attentive teachers. Delicious food. A great experience. Fun and relaxing.
Michelle United States of ...
You meet at the Trinita Piazza by the statue and then walk to the cooking school which takes about 15 minutes. The class was a promised, we learned to make pasta and made three pasta-based dishes. They have everything laid out for us so we could concentrate on techniques and cooking. It was very interactive and fun. Once you have everything made, you go downstairs to a very quaint wine cellar and a very large table. The chefs finish the cooking and bring your group your pasta dishes one at a time. The wine and water are included. Our dishes were linguine with tomato/basil, potato stuffed ravioli and pasta with a mushroom sauce. All vegetarian. They seemed to be able to accommodate special dietary restrictions as well. The lunch was more than we could eat and delicious. The chef served an amazing panna cotta for dessert that was crazy good. When the class is over, you just leave. They dont walk you back to the Trinita, so pay attention to where you are going during your walk over.
This was a wonderful experience, if not a little crowded. We had a full 24 people. The main teacher, Alex, was full of pep, humorous, and knowledgable. The 3 pastas we cooked were delicious and definitely the freshest we had on our 10-day trip. I would definitely do this again if/when I go back to Florence. One change would be to do some small ricotta ravioli instead of the large potato but they were delicious!!
Asmi United States of ...
While on our honeymoon, my husband and I decided we had to take some sort of cooking class, we were debating between pizza/gelato or this pasta class. We were so happy we picked this! The chefs were pretty awesome and entertaining. We learned how to make 2 difference kinds of pasta dough, plus 3 pasta dishes, and panna cotta. After cooking, we were all taking to a cellar, and got to feast on all of the dishes we had made. It was such an awesome experience! We were given all of the recipes, and can't wait to try to make them at home. :
Amazing cooking class for our rainy day!! Learned a ton in a fabulous atmosphere with great people. The wine cellar for the meal was the icing on the cake!
Wonderful experience! The chefs were charming and informative, I learned some new techniques. The food was so delicious and it was nice to meet new people with similar interests. I would definitely refer a friend and do it again.
Learned to cook 3 different pastas and sauces and panna cotta for a dessert! What we really enjoyed was sampling the food we just made with fellow students over some wines in the cellar downstairs. Highly recommend if you are looking to do something other than usual sightseeing.
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