Join Chef Salvatore in our Cooking On Capri tour. Chef Salvatore leads in hands-on cooking in his Mediterranean kitchen creating healthy cuisine prepared with seasonal products and garden fresh produce. Tradition is key in the kitchen as you will prepare such favorites as zucchini flowers stuffed with ricotta, hand made ravioli, grilled fish and chocolate Caprese!
Chef Salvatore’s Mediterranean kitchen is host to your hands-on cooking class, located at his family property on beautiful Capri. He will lead you through Neapolitan traditions with menus that change with the seasons. Tie on your apron and roll out ravioli capresi, prepare pesce al limone, torta caprese, and limoncello in an authentic hands-on experience featuring the cuisine and splendor of Capri. Special menu requests like gluten free or vegetarian are available.
Chef Salvatore starts out each day with a visit to his garden where he picks fresh fruits and vegetables. Signor Paolo, the local fisherman, delivers his treasures from the sea each day to the kitchen, and Domenico, brother to the Chef, produces naturally raised meats on the family’s farm. Chef Salvatore prepares and bakes his own breads and desserts daily with delights such as the delizia lione, torta and limone Caprese.
Chef Salvatore offers traditional cooking classes with a touch of his own his own creativity. After starting his career on Capri with his father who was also a chef, he gained international experience working with award-winning Michelin-star chefs, then returned to Capri. His technique and approach to using farm-to-table ingredients are unsurpassed. The result is beautiful food and high end wine from the family’s cellar to make every cooking class a one-of-a-kind experience!
In each cooking class you will prepare an antipasto, fresh pasta with seasonal sauces or ravioli or risotto, a main course and dessert. Following the cooking class, everyone enjoys the foods that were prepared in class at the family table with wine included.
“I don’t measure, I use my eyes, except in dessert making where precision is important,” he tells in a Neapolitan dialect. At sunrise he is out in the garden picking fresh mint, rosemary and giant yellow zucchini flowers. His Mediterranean garden is flowering with spring peas to poppies, summer roses and lavender, zucchini and eggplant, black cherries, oranges and lemons. “What’s in our garden is on our table,” he explains.
The hands-on cooking class begins at 10am or 4pm.
*Please note: One-day cooking classes do not include transportation, accommodations, or any other excursions.
$285 per person based on 2 guests.
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.
Cooking Classes start in the morning at 10:30am or in the afternoon at 4:30pm.