Private tour

Private Cooking Class in Florence and Market tour

Master the art of Tuscan cooking in the heart of Florence


  • Private Cooking Class in Florence 
  • Dedicated attention of a charming local Chef
  • Wine and local products tasting 
  • Aprons, equipment, kitchenware and all ingredients included


Everyday at 9.00AM (Nov to Feb: MON to SAT)


5 hours






Enchanting, romantic and captivating Florence is also full of delicious aromas! Taste the finest and experience the unique privilege of a private cooking class in Florence.What can ever be better than a private cooking experience and food market tour in Florence led by a charming highly skilled local chef in the company of your friends and/or family? Discover fascinating Florentine culinary traditions and explore the local food scene. After all Florence is full of friendly locals who love sharing … join the party and take a bite of the best!

Meet your chef and set off to explore the local gastronomic heritage and learn about the area’s signature products. As a special treat your private experience includes an enlightening food market tour to Florence’s stunning central food market, "Mercato Centrale"! Located in the heart of town it’s a lively vital grocery market filled with local color, and flavor too. Take a look at the vendors’ stalls, enjoy a browse and choose the finest ingredients to make your meal with. Once the grocery shopping is done your private cooking class in Florence is about to commence: take a brief stroll to our cooking facility - a professional state-of-the-art kitchen - and treat yourself to a luscious bite tasting a few local specialties before you get your aprons on.

Finally grab your spoons, pots and pans! Follow your chef’s words and moves, measure out your ingredients. Enjoy the exclusivity of a private chef teaching you and your dear ones to make picture-perfect and mouth-watering traditional fare: tantalizing bruschetta, home-kneaded pasta, lovely pasta sauces and dessert. 

Mix, sautèe and stir and as soon all is ready enjoy your special meal with Chianti wine and relish the best Tuscan meal ever: the one you made yourself at your private cooking class in Florence

Crown your day receiving a Cooking Class Attendance Certificate and complete Recipe Booklet to show your friends and family at home.



*Menu of our Florence Cooking class varies slightly according to the season but will generally include bruschetta, hand-made pasta, pasta sauce and a dessert.

*Vegetarians and/or those suffering from intolerance and/or allergies are more than welcome: vegetarian and  other alternative recipes are available and included (advance notice is appreciated).

Meal includes the menu as prepared and 2 glasses of Chianti wine per person.



  • Visit of the Central Market of Florence with our chefs (not on Sundays and bank holidays)
  • Private chef and kitchen in our Cooking School in the heart of Florence
  • All ingredients for cooking
  • Food and local products tasting
  • Use of apron and cooking utensils
  • Lunch with wine
  • Graduation certificate 
  • Digital booklet with recipes
  • Suitable for vegetarians and customizable for your needs

Meeting Point

FLORENCETOWN COOKING SCHOOL, Via Panicale, 43/r, 50123 Firenze, close to Florence Central Market SEE ON MAP



Please inform us of any food intolerance or allergy in advance.

This tour includes a short walking part. 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 inform us of any food intolerance or allergy in advance. 

Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Please note that Italy's law doesn't permit selling alcoholic beverage to teens under 18 y.o. so clients under this age will be served non-alcoholic beverages.

Rain Policy

This tour runs rain or shine.

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