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Yummy Cooking Class In Venice

4.9 / 5

43 reviews

Activity provider: VENICE TOURS S.R.L.

Yummy Cooking Class In Venice

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

From US$ 80.48 per person

Likely to sell out

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

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

Experience

Highlights
  • 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.
Includes
  • 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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Date

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 43 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.4/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    5/5

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Absolutely amazing, one of the best unique experiences to do in Venice! Circumstances meant we ended up having a private lesson which made the cooking even more memorable. The food was absolutely incredible and we were taught so much! And the terrace is absolutely gorgeous. Could not recommend it higher to anyone who’s visiting Venice. Carolyn even gave us a copy of the recipes along with recommendations for where to visit for the rest of the trip. Also incredible value for money! If you’re considering booking, make sure you go ahead and book it because Carolyn is an amazing and it’s all in all a fantastic experience!

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July 9, 2022

Chef is a smoker. Smoking when we met her then several smoke breaks during which kept the odor present. Off putting to me. I'm sure with the menu time is of the essence, but felt pretty rigid and not very friendly. Lots of rules and not very engaging or overly personable. Food was great. Maybe she could cut back on the menu in order to create a more relaxed and friendly atmosphere?

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June 29, 2022

We really enjoyed the cooking class, we learned a lot and it was a lot of fun. It is something special to be personally taken into your own home by a professional chef. It is really highly recommended. Eating on the roof terrace in glorious sunshine was beautiful. This cooking class was the highlight of our holiday thank you Carolyn.

May 12, 2022

Product ID: 194456