Private tour

Private Pasta and Gelato making lesson in Florence

For those looking to learn the art of making these classic Italian specialties, there is no better place to take a cooking class than in Florence!


  • Live an unusual experience in Florence joining this private cooking class
  • Follow the instructions of a professional chef
  • Try the best florentine  fine wine 
  • Learn how to cook the most iconic pasta-based dishes
  • Get a recipes booklet to recrecreate the Italian dishes at home






From 1st April to 31st October




You may have already had the chance to eat typical Italian specialties, but have you ever tried cooking them? In this private cooking class in Florence you’ll learn how to prepare a pasta-based first course and how to make the authentic artisanal gelato all at once!

There are no other things in the world that Italians appreciate more than eating a hand made pasta dish together with the family, and in this private cooking class you’ll have the opportunity to prepare together with your beloved two pasta specialties. You could discover how to make fresh gnocchi, made with potatoes and flour, or tagliatelle made up with eggs and flour dough, or the world-famous spaghetti. Throughout the class, you'll be guided by a professional chef who will share their expertise and passion for Italian cooking.

After having learned the secrets behind the preparation of pasta you’ll turn your attention to gelato. Our professional and engaging chef In this part of the class will show you how to make this traditional Italian dessert from fresh ingredients, including milk, sugar, and fruit. You'll learn how to create a range of flavors, depending on the seasonal ingredients, and how to freeze and heat the ice cream mix to get a perfect result.

What's the point of cooking without tasting what has been made?Cooking is not the only fun part of this private cooking class, because you’re going to taste your creations together with two glasses of red wine, or non-alcoholic drinks for children. This experience will be repeatable thanks to the digital booklet you will receive at the end of the class, so that you’ll be able to surprise your friends when you’ll be back home! 


  • Professional local Chefs
  • Hands-on PASTA making from scratch cooking class
  • Gelato making demonstration
  • All ingredients for pasta and gelato making
  • Use of apron and cooking utensils
  • An amazing meal with Wine (soft drinks for children)
  • Graduation Certificate
  • Digital booklet with recipes
  • Suitable for vegetarians! (please inform us in advance)

Meeting Point

Via Panicale, 43/r, 50123 Firenze, close to Florence Central Market.


Please inform us of any food intolerance or allergy in advance. THIS TOUR IS NOT SUITABLE FOR CELIAC.
Please let us know in advance any special need or impaired mobility of the clients and we will do our best to accomodate them.
Please note that when the Central Market is closed (on Sundays and bank holidays) a special introduction and extra tastings at the cooking class location will substitute instead.

Rain Policy

This tour runs rain or shine.

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