Master Cooking Sorrento™

Advanced Cooking Classes Sorrento~6 Day

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Tie on your apron for our Sorrento Advanced Cooking experience with an award-winning executive Chef in the heart of Sorrento, Italy. Learn how to prepare traditional cuisine using farm-to-table ingredients. Under the guidance of Chef Guiseppe transforming ingredients into edible works of art. From summer vegetables  – zucchini, mint, eggplant, and thyme – to seafood, you will be learning, enjoying and discovering the food and wine of Sorrento.

Advanced Sorrento Cooking Class – Michelin-Star Chef

Each cooking class starts with a coffee or cappuccino and an introduction with the chef who’ll explain the day’s cooking class.   His approach is simple: high-quality products are prepared in the moment. Experience an open kitchen that is brimming with fresh green herbs – basil, sage, rosemary, and lemon leaves, as well as seasonal vegetables – pale green baby artichokes, tiny eggplant, wild asparagus, and tomatoes of all shapes and sizes.  Learn how to prepare parmigiana di melanzane, deep fried zucchini flowers with ricotta and Parmigianno; mezze paccheri pasta e calamari pasta with baby calamari and wild rocket pesto, handmade pasta with local shell fish, gnocchi alla Sorrentina, risotto con Mozzarella, gamberini alla menta e limone, risotto, rice, mozzarella cheese, mint and lemon.  Desserts are delicious and include lemon scented delizie al limone, torta Caperese or panna cotta.  Following each cooking class, everyone enjoys the food that was prepared in the class with wine included.

When you are not in the villas in Sorrento for a cooking class, tour the Amalfi Coast, Positano, and Ravello, stroll through Piazza Tasso, and enjoy a creamy gelato or do a little shopping.  You can also opt to add on Italian language classes, please just ask!

~Sample Recipes~

Parmigiana di Melanzane
Gnocchi alla Sorrentina
Risotto with buffalo mozzarella and lemon with tartare of shrimp
Beef fillet with walnuts from Sorrento and Annurca apples
Sea bass cooked at low temperature on a caponata of twice-baked bread and seasonal vegetables
Fish soup made with rockfish and shellfish served with toasted country bread with garlic.
Neapolitan Babà
Delizia a limone, caprese cake or tiramisù

Sorrento Market Visit & Food Lover’s Tour With Tastings

Join our English-speaking guide for Food Lover’s tour of Sorrento through the cobblestone streets while learning and tasting along the way.  Visit the royal gardens and pass by Italian villas, artisan food shops, and churches while discovering their historic stories.  Our one-of-a-kding Food Lover’s Tour begins with an introduction to Sorrento and continues to the artisan pastry shop, bread maker, limoncello producer, fruit seller, fishmonger, butcher, cheese and wine – buon appetito!!!



The Sorrento Peninsula is part of a land that has been enchanting travelers, explorers, emperors, and artists for centuries. The Amalfi Coast, la Costiera Amalfitana, is a beautiful 50-kilometer stretch of mountainous coastline situated on the Sorrento peninsula between Sorrento and Salerno, just south of Naples, in the region of Campania. It has been a world-class destination for centuries with its dazzling white cliffs and stunning coastline. Sorrento, the city of song, limoncello, and Tarantella, is a bustling town with Piazza Tasso, named after the famous Sorrentino writer, ancient churches, Mediterranean gardens, trattorias, and even a museum.  Discover Sorrento and all of its splendor with history, culture, and excellent food!

Sorrento Accommodations

3-Star Sea View

Check into your deluxe sea view property located right in the heart of Sorrento and settle back into beautiful Mediterranean accommodations with a balcony overlooking the Bay of Naples, Vesuvius, and old Port Sorrento. The rooms are tastefully and traditionally decorated with beautiful tile floors and private baths, TV, and air conditioning. A breakfast buffet is served each morning and there is free wifi. Sunbathe by the beautiful swimming pool with a sea view, or enjoy an aperetivo in the solarium or garden. The property is centrally located and in just a quick walk or taxi you’ll be at Marina Grande, making it a convenient home base for your Sorrento stay.


Add On An Italian Class!

While cooking and touring through sunny Sorrento, you may want to learn a little bit of the language.  You can also add on Italian classes and learn while visiting with our certified native Italian instructors. You will learn the conversation with written assignments.  Please ask and we will send the details.

Itinerary ~ 5 Nights & 6 Days

Day One: Welcome, Arrival & Check In

  • Upon your arrival, you are welcomed with a Prosecco. Check in, relax, and unwind.
  • Enjoy our Welcome Dinner featuring a full course Chef’s Tasting menu with antipasto, pasta with sauce, main course, and dessert with wine pairing included.

Day Two: Cooking Class 1 & Sorrento Food Lover’s Tour

  • Breakfast is served.
  • Following breakfast, meet our English-speaking guide for a Food Lovers’ tour of beautiful Sorrento with tastings along the way.   Discover Neapolitan desserts, artisan cheese, and delicacies along the way.
  • Following the tour, tie on your apron for Cooking Class 1: tie on your apron for your hands-on cooking class preparing a full course menu.  Following the cooking class, everyone enjoyed the food that was prepared in the class with wine included.
  • Later in the evening, enjoy dinner on your own with suggestions provided.

Day Three: Excursion to Pompeii

  • Breakfast is served.
  • Following breakfast, meet your driver for an excursion to Pompeii.  Visit the ancient archeological ruins of Pompeii, a city that was covered by the eruptions of Vesuvio in 79AD. Discover the ancient theatres, restaurants, and taverns, villas with mosaics and frescoes that were once the homes of the wealthy.  You may want to add on our English-speaking guide, please ask for pricing based on your group size.
  • Following your Pompeii tour, relax by the pool, stroll to Piazza Tasso or simply enjoy a wine at the Tasso Café and soak in the Italian atmosphere..
  • Later in the evening, enjoy dinner on your own with suggestions provided.

Day Four:  Cooking Class 2

  • Breakfast is served.
  • Following breakfast, tie on your apron for your hands-on cooking class 2 preparing a full course menu.  Following the cooking class, everyone enjoys the food that was prepared in the class with wine included.
  • Following, enjoy the morning to walk through the cobblestone footpaths of Sorrento, head to the beach, or explore any one of the museums.
  • Later in the evening, enjoy dinner on your own with suggestions provided.

Day Five: Amalfi Coast Excursion

  • Breakfast is served.
  • Following breakfast, meet your driver for a full-day excursion to the Amalfi Coast visiting Positano and Ravello.  Visit the Amalfi Coast, and see the sites –  lemon groves and pastel-colored towns of Positano and Ravello.
  • Take time out for lunch on your own with suggestions provided.
  • Later in the evening, enjoy dinner on your own with suggestions provided.

Day Six: Departure

  • Breakfast is served.
  • Departure transfer to Naples Airport or Train Station. Arrivederci!

Note: This sample itinerary schedule may vary due to inclement weather, saints days; festivals. All activities, in the event of rescheduling, are always included during the week.

Program Includes:

  • 6 days, 5 nights based on 2 guests in a 3-Star deluxe property with sea view. Click to View!
  • Daily breakfast and maid service included.
  • Welcome Dinner with a Chef’s Tasting Menu featuring a full course menu including an antipasto, fresh pasta with sauce, main course and dessert with a wine pairing included.
  • Two hands-on cooking classes preparing a full course menu.  Following the cooking class, everyone enjoys the food that was prepared in the class with wine included.
  • Sorrento Food Lover’s Tour with our English-speaking guide, tastings included.
  • Wine tasting session with our expert sommelier, accompanied by light bites.
  • Pompeii excursion with driver. (Private tour guide available on request.  Museum tickets need to be purchased in advance online).
  • Full-day excursion along the Amalfi Coast to Positano, Amalfi and Ravello with a driver.
  • Round trip group transfers from Naples Airport or Naples Train station to Sorrento.
  • Cooking Vacations Welcome Bag with chef’s apron, Prosecco, and recipe booklet.
  • A copy of Lauren’s cookbook, It’s A Dream Place – Stories of Food, Love and the Amalfi Coast.

Program Price

$3,795 per person, based on 2 guests in Deluxe 3-Star hotel with a private ensuite bath and sea view.

Please call for pricing if you prefer a 5-Star hotel.

For Single Guests: If you are traveling on your own, please call us for the best group price. We are happy to welcome you into an already scheduled group.

*An Italian visitor tax may apply in some cities and must be paid directly on-site at check out.

Check Availability

2024 Dates: This program is available throughout the year. Check-in and start your program on any day of the week. Rates are subject to change based on currency exchange. Call for updated rates. Airfare is not included. Group transfers for any cooking tour or tours that include transfers, are for the group and are not private. Transfers before, after or to another destination outside of your cooking tour are not included in the program price. If you would like to add on a private transfer or transfers, let us know and we will send you pricing.