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Yummy Cooking Class In Venice

4.9 / 5

37 reviews

Activity provider: VENICE TOURS S.R.L.

Yummy Cooking Class In Venice

Activity provider: VENICE TOURS S.R.L.
Likely to sell out
Likely to sell out

From US$ 83.61 per person

Your chef, Carolyn, will share her passion for Italian food with you. She only prepares meals with high quality, locally-sourced ingredients. The class will take place in her lovely house in the heart of Venice.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 4 hours
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English, Italian
Small group
Limited to 4 participants


  • Learn how to cook from a professional chef
  • Enjoy delicious Venetian food
  • Eat the food you prepare after the class
Full description
The professional chef is Carolyn, an American married to a Venetian, who has lived in Italy for over 20 years, and has won numerous awards for her Venetian cooking. She will welcome you with a glass of prosecco to sip with "cicheti" (Venetian finger food). During the class, you will learn how to to make traditional Venetian dishes. You will learn how to create hand-made fresh pasta, following the traditional Italian style of pasta-making, filled with seasonal vegetables, meat, or both. You will also learn to make lovely, delicate Italian cookies, and a decadent Venetian creamy dessert. Your lesson ends enjoyably at the table (in the warm months it will be on the panoramic terrace, weather permitting). You will sit and taste your delicious creations, chatting over a nice glass of regional wine with Carolyn and any other lesson participants.
  • Cooking items
  • Meal
  • Drinks (water and wine)
  • Ingredients
  • Expert chef
  • Pickup at hotel
  • Extra alcohol or food
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

The square of Campo Santa Margherita, in the center of historic Venice. When you arrive in Campo Santa Margherita, you will see a brown building in the middle of the square, next to which there is a monument with a red flag pole (rarely with a flag). Carolyn will meet you there, with a “Cooking Class” sign to take you up to her kitchen.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking

Know before you go

  • In case of food intolerance, please communicate in advance and the chef will check if the lesson is still suitable for you
  •  The lesson is not totally accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities
  •  Be at the meeting point 15 minutes before
  •  From April to October the meal will be served outside on the terrace that overlooks the square (only if the weather is good)
  •  The tour is not private - it is shared with other guests not belonging to the same party
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 37 reviews

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Such a unique experience in Venice! We were looking for a less ‘touristy’ activity and we couldn’t have been happier with Carolyn’s class. She is full of great stories and cooking tips, and makes sure you go home with the knowledge (and recipes) to make these dishes on your own. The best part? Being able to enjoy the pasta on her beautiful terrace!

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April 24, 2022

It was the best experience of our entire stay in Venice! We like to cook and eat Italian and were curious to learn more about the culinary diversity. It was really just great - Carolyn is a terrific cook, warm hostess and very good teacher. We used great products, some of which we grew ourselves, and ended our course with a delicious meal above Venice's rooftops. Simply recommended!!!

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July 13, 2021

Take the class. Stop thinking about it and do it. Awesome History, great food, laughter, learning how to prepare pasta through the hisrory of Mt. Vesuvius. Hands on. Time well spent with a local. How often do you travel and spend time in the home of a local resident? Wbat about cooking in their kitchen? Exactly.

August 3, 2019

Product ID: 194456