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Culinary Tour in Florence – Cook Like An Italian

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Key Highlights

  • Don your chef’s cap and become an Italian chef for a day
  • Whip up a quintessential Tuscan meal under the guidance of an experienced chef
  • Visit the Central Market with your chef and pick up local produce and ingredients
  • Enjoy the sumptuous meal prepared by you along with carefully picked wine
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    01 Mar - 31 Oct: Daily
    01 Nov - 28 Feb: Daily Except Sunday

    Duration

    5.5 hours

    Start time

    9:00am

    Meeting Point

    Make your way to the Via de’ Lamberti, 1 - Florence (corner with via Calzaiuoli).
    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

    Ending Point

    The tour ends in San Lorenzo district, next to the Central Market

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Get the chance to learn how to cook a nice Tuscan meal in Florence with an expert chef!

    Chef Giovanni offers a special way to enjoy cooking and learning the nuances of authentic Tuscan cuisine.

    Local products are used such as seasonal ingredients, extra virgin olive oil and fresh herbs, all of which are available in the local market. If you wish, you may start your experience while shopping along with the Chef, picking up the products you will use later on. Be involved in the preparation of the recipes. The full menu includes antipasto, pasta, main dish and side dish, and of course, a dessert.

    Afterwards sit down at the table to enjoy the fruits of your labor. Wines will be appropriately chosen to accompany the meal.

    So what are you waiting for? Don your chef’s cap and be an Italian chef for the day!

    Itinerary

    Make your way to the Via de’ Lamberti, 1 (corner with via Calzaiuoli) First Floor 50123 Firenze, for this Culinary Tour in Florence.

    An English speaking will accompany you on this tour.

    You will accompany your chef, Chef Giovanni to the Central Market to pick up fresh local produce and ingredients.

    Reach our home-like professional location, a fascinating typical Tuscan setting just a few steps from the Central Market, and start the lesson. Your expert chef and his assistant will tell you all about the secrets that go into making a fabulous Tuscan meal. You can enjoy hands-on involvement in the actual preparation of the meal and finally get your Graduation Certificate!

    Afterwards, sit down to enjoy everything that you have cooked. The full menu includes antipasto, pasta, main dish and side dish, and of course, a dessert. Wines will be appropriately chosen to accompany the meal.

    The tour ends in San Lorenzo district, next to the Central Market.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • English speaking guide
    • All ingredients and tools required for cooking
    • Lunch with wines
    • Visit of the Central market of Florence with our Chef
    • Food and local products tasting at Central Market
    • Graduation Certificate

    Exclusions

    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

    Additional info

    The menu changes depending on the season. Fresh ingredients are picked up in the morning at the central market. Meal includes tasting of Tuscan starters, tasting of pasta and a main course, plus desert with gelato. Water and wine tasting to accompany the full meal is included.Vegetarian meal available as well as HAPPY MEAL for children. Please specify your preferences at the time of booking.The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have
  • Reviews
    • Isango and get it

      Wonderful experience...

      N LANCASTER
    • Very enjoyable experience.

      The chefs were very entertaining and we enjoyed making tiramisu and ravioli. It was a large group, but had the right amount of "hands on" experience. Other reviewers complained...

      MAXYE S HERY
    • Amazing, you need to take this class

      The chefs are amazing! They are funny, very knowledgable and speak great english. We have already recommended this class to 2 others who signed up....

      Michael J Minoff
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