Italian Pasta & Gelato Making in Central Florence: Cook, Wine & Dine with a Local Tuscan Chef

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4 hrs

Max 14

Why take this tour?

Treat yourself (and your taste buds) to a true Italian culinary experience as you learn how to perfect some of the country’s most iconic fares. Your pasta and gelato-making class takes place in the real central Florentine home of an authentic Italian chef who will guide you through luxurious tastings before you create delectable dishes from scratch. Finally, you’ll enjoy the fruits of your labor with an elegant dinner party - complete with wine pairings.

Highlights

  • Created with Sketch.Enjoy an unforgettable Italian culinary experience in a real chef’s home in central Florence
  • Created with Sketch.Learn how to produce fresh Italian pasta from scratch before trying your hand at making gelato in the place where it all began
  • Created with Sketch.Sample some of Tuscany’s most celebrated produce including olive oil and a sumptuous pasta sauce made with seasonal ingredients, including fresh Italian truffles
  • Created with Sketch.Enjoy a dinner party experience complete with excellent local Italian wine pairings

Take an evening to enjoy an unforgettable foodie experience

Escape the crowds as you take time out from sightseeing for an authentic Italian experience you’ll never forget.

Our pasta and gelato-making class takes place in the central Florence home of a real Italian chef, who welcomes you into their kitchen to enjoy a complete overview of Tuscan culinary culture.

Meeting your guide in the bustling Piazza Santo Spirito, you’ll be whisked away on foot through the romantic winding streets of Florence before arriving at the home of your chef and mentor for the evening. Inside, a special olive oil tasting awaits. As you partake in some tasty Tuscan treats you’ll learn about Italy’s culinary history ...

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Escape the crowds as you take time out from sightseeing for an authentic Italian experience you’ll never forget.

Our pasta and gelato-making class takes place in the central Florence home of a real Italian chef, who welcomes you into their kitchen to enjoy a complete overview of Tuscan culinary culture.

Meeting your guide in the bustling Piazza Santo Spirito, you’ll be whisked away on foot through the romantic winding streets of Florence before arriving at the home of your chef and mentor for the evening. Inside, a special olive oil tasting awaits. As you partake in some tasty Tuscan treats you’ll learn about Italy’s culinary history and discover some of the best foodie secrets of the Tuscan countryside.

The real fun begins when you start making fresh pasta and gelato from scratch. Awaken your senses as you get to grips with fresh Italian produce, creating two sumptuous sauces to pair with your dish - and, if the season allows for it, you’ll even prepare one pasta sauce using none other than fresh Italian truffles (when in season).

Finally, enjoy the fruits of your labor - complete with specially-selected wine pairings - with a relaxed dinner party with your new foodie friends.

Note: If you have dietary restrictions or food allergies, please contact our customer service team after booking.

  • Sites Visited
  • Home in central Florence
  • Tour Includes
  • All ingredients for your meal (which you eat after)
  • Wine pairings
  • Appetizers
  • Two different types of pasta
  • Dessert and digestif
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This was a highlight for us! The set up and execution of this experience was perfect. We were entertained, learned a lot and really enjoyed our time! (Ps- it was great o meet you as well Gaia!)