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Private cooking class at a Cesarina's home with tasting in Messina

Messina, Italy

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  • 3 hours (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English
  • Good for avoiding crowds


Learn the secrets of Sicilian cuisine—and cook with a Messina local in their own home—when you sign up for this immersive, private cooking class. Pick between morning and afternoon class times to best suit your schedule. You’ll be cooking alongside a Cesarina; a local ambassador of Italian cuisine that has been carefully vetted and is part of a national network. Enjoy an authentic experience, prepare several gourmet dishes, and sit down to enjoy your meal (with local wine on the side).
  • Learn how to cook refined Sicilian dishes in the company of a local chef
  • Discover the secrets of Sicilian cuisine from a vetted Cesarina member
  • A private class offers a relaxed and intimate experience
  • Enjoy your multi-course meal at the end of class, plus local wine

Sample Menu


Seasonal starter


Fresh Pasta

Sample pasta dishes: Pasta with sardines or "Pasta ‘ncaciata" - baked pasta or Pasta with cauliflower 'alla messinese'


Sicilian dessert

Sample dessert dish: Cannoli siciliani or Cassata or N’zuddi biscuits or Tiramisu or similar typical desserts

What's Included

  • Local taxes
  • Private Cooking Class
  • Tasting of the 3 recipes
  • Beverages (water, wines and coffee)
  • Official 'Cesarine' apron

    Meeting And Pickup

    Meeting point

    • Messina
      Messina, Messina, Province of Messina, Sicily

      This experience will be held in a local's home. For privacy reasons, you will receive the full address of your Cesarina host after you have booked. We will contact you after you've booked to match you up with your ideal Cesarina based on what you are looking for.

    End point

    This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    What To Expect

    Additional Info

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Please note that our Cesarine are ready and thrilled to host you in their homes! All Cesarine are always very careful and attentive of the important sanitary rules needed, even more now! The homes provide all the essential sanitary equipment for the guests (paper towels for washing hands, hand sanitizing gel and so on). Remember to always maintain 1 meter distance from each other and if not, wear masks and gloves
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Operated by Cesarine

    Cancellation Policy

    You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

    • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
    • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
    • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
    • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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    Great Dsy
    Dawnie_P, Jun 2022
    A great way to immerse yourself in Italian life style. The whole family joined in to make this a perfect afternoon, and by the end of the day we were in love with them. My only criticism would be that the the house is difficult to find. They need to find a better way to meet uo.
    Best experience ever!
    lorieheidtb, Nov 2019
    Maria could not have been kinder! She welcomed us into her home and the cooking experience was top notch! We loved meeting her family and the food was yummy!


    Product code: 68460P186