Meet one of our famous and charismatic Chefs and learn how to cook a nice Tuscan meal in the heart of Florence!
Our classes are offered in our fascinating cooking school, which boasts a typical Tuscan setting with wonderful marble kitchen islands to cook on.
First step: little walk to the Central Market, grocery shopping! You will go shopping with the chefs at the central market picking up the ingredients for your lunch. You will meet the butchers, the bakers, and the farmers selling vegetables from their gardens. You will learn how to distinguish the highest quality ingredients and taste local foods & wines!
After this fun experience you will reach our home-like professional location and you will start putting your hands on the ingredients to create your own meal, driven by the expert guidance of our Chefs.
Your menu may slightly vary depending on the season and the fresh ingredients available, but will usually be made of bruschetta, different kinds of fresh home-made pasta from scratch (i.e. tagliatelle and ravioli), sauces for the pasta, and a dessert.
And then you will obviously eat the meal you prepared yourself, accompanied with two glasses of a selection of Chianti wines
As you will eat your own food, you’d better be an attentive student while the Chef is teaching! And finally get your Graduation Certificate!
Please note that when the Central Market is closed (on Sundays and bank holidays) a special introduction and extra tastings at the cooking class location will substitute instead.
Availability: EVERY DAY
Time: 10.00 am (the whole experience lasts about 5.5 hours)
Meeting point: FLORENCETOWN Office - Via de' Lamberti, 1 - Florence SEE MAP
Inclusions: Central Market Tour with Food and Local Products tasting (or extra tastings at the cooking school when the Central Market is closed) + Cooking Class with famous local Chefs + Use of apron and cooking utensils + All ingredients for your lunch + Lunch with Wine Tasting (2 glasses of wine) + Graduation Certificate
Price: 85 Euros per person
STUDENTS: 10% DISC. / CHILDREN 6-12: 50% DISC. / CHILDREN 0-5: FREE
Price is quoted in Euro currency and includes all the above. Does not include personal expenses and tips.
NOTES: Please inform us of any food intolerance or allergy in advance.
Please let us know in advance any special need or impaired mobility of the clients and we will do our best to accomodate them.
The tour ends at our cooking location, in Via Panicale 43R, next to San Lorenzo Central Market
Visit our dedicated web site: www.florencecookingclasses.com
LOOKING FOR a SMALLER CLASS and a more EXCLUSIVE EXPERIENCE?
This Cooking Class is much appreciated for the informal and friendly atmosphere that the group and the chefs create. Most of the people on the class end up with new friends from all over the world at the end of this great experience.
But if you are looking for smaller group cooking classes and a more intimate setting you might want to join our:
VIP Small Group Cooking Class and Central Market Tour.