of Florence is a cultural association with the aim of teaching the Tuscan traditions of Food & Wine through our classes, and operates also as a brand of Florencetown Tour Operator.
Giovanni, our executive chef, and his assistants, will open for you the doors of Italian and Tuscan traditions through the flavors of food and wine. We offer one day experiences, fun cooking classes for lunch and dinner. Check out our tour proposals and choose the program that fits your needs. Combine the different tours to get a wider perspective on Italian cooking (and save 10% booking 2 or more tours!).
At the end of the cooking classes you will receive a
Certificate of Proficiency
, according to your results!
WANNA BE ITALIANO Florence Cooking Class & Central Market Tour
Original Florence Cooking Class (includes the Central Market tour!) hosted by our magic chef Giovanni, called “John”, and his assistants, the
WANNA BE ITALIANO
is a must for the tourist in Florence. Giovanni will take you by the hand and lead you to the grocery Central Market of Florence, while picking up the freshest ingredients for your lunch and learning the techniques of shopping at the beautiful, colorful and caothic central market of Florence. Then to the school, in our fascinating and intimate location just a few steps from the market, to discover how to prepare bruschettas, home-made pasta (you will prepare it by yourself!) and another course. 5 hours of pure fun. A very entertaining experience. An in-depth sight on Italian food culture in a friendly and relaxed atmoshpere.
PIZZA & GELATO MAKING! Our evening Cooking Class
Go learn to make Pizza and Gelato just like the Italians do! Join our late afternoon cooking class! Our chef will be happy to introduce you to the history and secrets of these two Italian glorious creations! Also, the perfect activity for families that wish to have children learn about Italian culture, an easy and fun experience that will last forever in their memory.
The special plus of our morning cooking class! Along with our expert chef, Giovanni, visit the Central Market of San Lorenzo, a magical place hidden from the tourist paths. Meld among locals picking up their specialty foods. Meet the butchers, the bakers, and the farmers selling vegetables from their gardens. You will learn how to distinguish the highest quality ingredients and how to bargain! And you will also have some little tastings of typical products. The perfect way to start your cooking lesson: a colorful and entertaining tour!
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Operations Office: - Via de’ Lamberti, 1 50123 Firenze, Italia