Michelin Star Don Alfonso 1890™

Don Alfonso Sorrento Cooking Classes~1 Day

This property is closed for renovations in 2023. We will see you in 2024!

Choose from 1 to 5, Wednesday-Sunday

Tie on your apron with the Iaccarino family who welcomes you to Don Alfonso 1890, the award-winning Michelin Star Restaurant for hands-on cooking classes for food lovers of all levels. The property is located in the quaint town of Sant’Agata sui Due Golfi nestled between the Bays of Naples and Salerno. Whether you are staying in Sorrento, Positano, Amalfi, Ravello, or other towns along the Amalfi Coast, you may spend a morning (or more!) in Sant’Agata to immerse yourself in Mediterranean cooking. The Executive Chef, with his 40 person staff, prepare Mediterranean cuisine in their professional kitchen which is dedicated exclusively for cooking class guest.  Don Alfonso Positano

Each One Day Class focuses on a different subject including fish, meat, seasonal vegetables, fresh pasta and desserts, so choose your favorites and pick from one or more daily classes.  Don Alfonso Amalfi Coast, Don Alfonso Sorento is a one-of-a-kind experience!

The Wine Cellar

Step into Don Alfonso 1890’s Cellar and go back in time. The cellar, originally an ancient Roman tunnel stocks over 25,000 bottles of wines from all over the world, ranging from the Italian Greats, to prized French to exotic world makers. The cellar also has a cheese aging room that is 25 meters underground; keeping their prized artisan cheeses at just the right temperature.

1 Day Cooking Classes
Choose from 1 to 5, Wednesday to Sunday


Seasonal Vegetables: demonstration of 2/3 recipes using the fresh seasonal ingredients from the garden. Learn about eating what’s in season for the best taste and nutrients. Tasting lunch follows on the foods prepared in class.
Morning classes start at 10am & afternoon classes start at 3pm.


Seafood: the most important species of the Mediterranean Sea and them main features.
Clean, thread and cooking methods (traditional cooking “Acqua Pazza”, modern cold cooking). Preparation and tasting of 2/3 recipes at the end of the lesson.
Morning classes start at 10am & afternoon classes start at 3pm.


Fresh Pasta: learn to make fresh pasta with eggs and flour, fresh pasta with water and semolina. Focus on the pasta-making process: kneading and laying. Pasta making is an art in Italy and learn about the many different kinds that vary by region, season and more.
Preparation and tasting of 2/3 recipes.
Morning classes start at 10am & afternoon classes start at 3pm.


Meats: the most interesting varieties and the main cuts. Learn about cooking methods, preparation and tasting of 2/3 recipes.
Morning classes start at 10am & afternoon classes start at 3pm.


Dolci: the great Neapolitan art of pastry making. All over Italy desserts reign, and the area around Naples boasts a rich tradition such as the incredible sfogliatella, torta caprese, delizia a limone from the Amalfi Coast, not to mention the many desserts tied to holidays and saint days (Zeppole di San Giuseppe, for one). At the end of the lesson, tasting follows of the desserts made in class.
Morning classes start at 10am & afternoon classes start at 3pm.

Program Prices

325 in Euros per guest, based on 2 guests.

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2024 Dates: This program is available March to November. Cooking classes are held Wednesday to Sunday each week. Rates are subject to change based on currency exchange. Call for updated rates. Airfare 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.
Cooking class are 3 1/2 hours, morning classes start at 10am & afternoon classes start at 3pm.

*Please note: One-day cooking classes do not include transportation, accommodations, or any other excursions.
If you would like to add on transfers to and from your hotel or cruise ship port ~ please let us know your group size and we will be happy to reserve transfers for you. (Extra cost).