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Italian Mamma Liguria! Cooking In Her Private Home Kitchen™

Traditional Cooking Class, Fresh Pasta Making & Market Tour With Chef Chetta ~ 1 Day

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Discover Genova with Chef Chetta cooking in her private home kitchen!  You can choose from a delicious market tour with tastings followed by a hands-on cooking class or a traditional cooking class followed by a delicious meal featuring the foods prepared in the cooking class.  Learn about Ligurian cuisine and spices while cooking and sipping Vermentino and Dolceacqua wine – the local wine of the region.  There is no better way to cook and learn than with a local, and this Italian Mamma knows how to make you feel right at home!

Pasta & Pesto Cooking Class

You will learn to roll out fresh troffie, little hand-rolled fresh pasta twists served with creamy pesto using farm-to-table basil, flour, eggs and Parmigiano Reggiano. Learn how to mix, knead and roll out perfect pansoti, Italian Riviera ravioli and gnocchi prepared with delicious cheese, vegetables and herb fillings with sauces such as burro e salvia, butter and sage, walnut sauce and Ligurian pesto made with basil! And for dessert, you will learn how to make Biancomangiare, Italian cream pudding, amaretti and cubeli biscotti to name a few.

Program Includes:

  • Hands-on cooking class including the preparation of local traditional pasta with sauces and dessert.
  • Lunch follows and everyone enjoys the food that was prepared during class with local wine included.
Program Price:

$255 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.

* 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 provide a price and reserve the transfer(s) for you.  If you have a non-cooker who would like dine, but not cook, please let us know and we will also send you pricing.

Check Availability

2021 Dates: Cooking classes available throughout the year. Cooking Classes are available every day except Sunday. Please inquire. 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.

 

Traditional Cooking Class  

Get ready to participate in hands-on cooking preparing a full-course Ligurian lunch. You will begin with antipasto, fresh pasta and sauce, a main course and dessert. Learn about the local cuisine while slicing, dicing, cooking and baking in Chef Chetta’s private home kitchen.  The cooking class is 4 to 5 hours. Lunch follows and includes the food that was prepared in class with wine included.

 

Program Includes:

  • Hands-on cooking class including the preparation of a full-course traditional lunch featuring antipasto, fresh pasta and sauce, main course and dessert.
  • Lunch follows and everyone enjoys the food that was prepared during class with local wine included.
Program Price:

$295 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.

* 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 provide a price and reserve the transfer(s) for you.  If you have a non-cooker who would like dine, but not cook, please let us know and we will also send you pricing.

Check Availability

2021 Dates: Cooking classes available throughout the year. Cooking Classes are available every day except Sunday. Please inquire. 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.

Market Tour & Farm-to-Table Cooking Class   

Meet Chef Chetta in the marketplace in Genova for a full immersion into the food, wine, spices and history. Start your tour with a caffè and taste some local sweet treats while planning your seasonal menu. Next, shop like a local with Chef Chetta, selecting the best in-season vegetables, artisan breads, and the freshest local meat or fish. Return to her kitchen with your fresh ingredients for a hands-on cooking class, which may include traditional dishes such as farinata, a chickpea tart, handmade pasta such as corzetti, a main course such as tomaxelle, meat roll, and for dessert, a Genoa cake called pandolce, filled with sweet raisins and pine nuts. Lunch follows on the foods prepared in class with wine included.

Program Includes:

  • Market tour with the Chef, selection fresh, seasonal ingredients for your cooking class.
  • Hands-on cooking class including the preparation of a full-course traditional meal.
  • Lunch follows and everyone enjoys the food that was prepared during class with local wine included.
Program Price:

$325 per person, based 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.

* 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 provide a price and reserve the transfer(s) for you.  If you have a non-cooker who would like dine, but not cook, please let us know and we will also send you pricing.

Check Availability

2021 Dates: Cooking classes available throughout the year. Cooking Classes are available every day except Sunday. Please inquire. 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.