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Florence: Fresh Pasta & Gelato Making Class in a Chef’s Home

Product ID: 260652
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Escape the crowds and indulge in an authentic Italian culinary experience as you learn how to perfect some of the country’s most popular foods in this fresh pasta and gelato making class.
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Duration: 4 hours
Starting time 5:00 PM
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Wheelchair accessible

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  • Enjoy an exceptional Italian culinary experience in a real chef’s kitchen in central Florence
  • Learn how to produce fresh Italian pasta from scratch and make your own gelato in the place where it all began
  • Indulge in some of Tuscany’s most iconic foods including olive oil and a luxurious pasta sauce made with fresh Italian truffles
  • Experience an intimate Italian style dinner party with local wine pairings
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Begin your Italian culinary adventure at the atmospheric Piazza Santo Spirito where you’ll be met by your guide. Following a short and informative 10-minute stroll you’ll be warmly welcomed into the home of your chef and mentor for the evening, who will begin the occasion with an obligatory Italian olive oil tasting.

Chow down on sumptuous Tuscan appetizers as you learn about Italy’s culinary history and discover some of the best foodie secrets of the Tuscan countryside.
Then it’s time to get on to the task at hand. Florence is the home of gelato, and you’ll learn how it’s made its mark as one of the most mouthwatering desserts in the world before attempting your own version. Encouraged along by your inspiring chef, discover how to create your own perfect pasta from scratch - a skill which will no doubt impress friends and family when you wow them with your new talent at home. Of course, you need some delicious pasta sauces to make your meal complete, and in this special class, you’ll prepare one of your delectable dishes using none other than fresh Italian truffles.

Following your successful spell in the kitchen, enjoy the fruits of your labor with a sumptuous meal complete with local wine pairings among your new foodie friends.
  • All ingredients for your meal (which you get to eat after)
  • Wine pairings
  • Two different types of pasta
  • Dessert and digestif
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

By the statue of Cosimo Ridolfi in Piazza Santo Spirito, located on the side of the square furthest away from the church "Basilica di Santo Spirito". So if you are standing with your back towards the facade of the church, cross the entire square and you will see the statue.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
Know before you go
• This tour is wheelchair accessible but with some difficulty. The apartment is located on the ground floor. However, the bathroom is located on the first floor.
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Product ID: 260652