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Chef in a Day - Cooking classes in Rome

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    Meet your guide, a professional chef, at Piazza Farnese in central Rome and discuss the day’s menu before setting off to the Campo de' Fiori market to shop for fresh ingredients.

    Enjoy a glimpse of typical Italian life as you explore the bustling marketplace and browse the colorful stalls. Listen as your guide explains the seasonal produce, herbs, and spices on sale and help select the meat, vegetables, and cheeses that you use in your cooking class.

    Next, head to your cooking space for the day, an open-plan apartment in the heart of Rome’s Trastevere district, and set to work. Your cooking class is 100% hands-on and you learn to make fresh pasta from scratch, plus chopping the vegetables, blending the sauces and presenting the dishes.

    Create three equally delicious pastas—a stuffed pasta, a long pasta, and a short-medium pasta—accompanied by 3 different sauces. That’s not all: prepare a second course of meat, a vegetable side dish, and an indulgent dessert. Along the way, master traditional techniques and pick up expert tips to help you recreate your favorite dishes back home.

    Finally, sit down in the dining area to enjoy your home-cooked feast, accompanied by a selection of Italian wines. Your tour ends after lunch and you are given the recipes to take home with you.
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    My husband and I attended this course; both of us know how to cook, but we both learned a lot from Chef Alessandri. The food was fantastic, and the science behind the cooking/ingredients were incredibly well explained. Chef Alessandri was very knowledgeable, helpful, and entertaining;...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank marvins422019
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Whether you’re a lover of food or not! This cooking class is one of the best experiences you’ll have. Federico made the day so much fun and knowledgeable! Everyone in our group raved on about how it was our best experience travelling throughout Europe! I’m...More

    Thank onyacase79
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    A course that was easy enough to learn, but complete. A full intense day which began buying at the historical market of Rome which the chef explained the secret of buying well. Then the preparing section with many recipes and finally we tasted everything we...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Runnerina1988
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I have been passionate about cuisine since many years, at home I take care of preparing food for lunches and dinners. My wife could not have chosen a better present.

    Thank karo0706
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    A very complete course easy to understand, a very knowledgeable Chef and a unique location in Rome! We will be back soon

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank KaRu001
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    October 14, 2018|
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    Response from macamc | Reviewed this property |
    It was included when we took the class in June
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    September 19, 2018|
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    Response from yanivwaldman | Reviewed this property |
    Yes You pay for the ingredients, the cooking and the meals you eat later !
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