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Bella Napoli™

Neapolitan Cooking Class & Market Tour ~ 1 Day

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Tie on your apron with Chef Tina in Naples for authentic Naples Cooking Class & Market Tour! 

Naples Cooking Class

Hands-On Cooking Classes with Chefs Tina & Gio ~ 1 Day

Tie on your apron in our cooking class Naples! Join s and Gio for hands-on cooking class in the heart of Bella Napoli, Naples! Learn how to roll out pasta, sauté seasonal sauces and bake – creating a full course Neapolitan lunch.  Our 1-Day Cooking Class is a unique experience that will immerse you into a Neapolitan experience while making great food and enjoying local wine.

Our one day cooking class in Naples includes the preparation of an antipasto, first course – such as pasta, gnocchi or risotto, a second course – meat, fish or vegetarian,  and a dessert. Work alongside your chefs and prepare focaccia with cherry tomatoes grown on the slopes of Vesuvius, or a velvetly pumpkin soup with Gorgonzola croutons – and that is just for starters! Prepare parmigiana di melanzane, eggplant parmesan, fresh pasta with olives, capers, oregano and breadcrumbs, or a delicious gattò di patate, Neapolitan potato terrine. For your main course, learn the Chefs’ secret for zucchini meatballs on Parmigiano fondue or melanzane a barchette, hearty stuffed eggplants from a recipe that was her nonna’s, grandmother’s. End on a sweet note with a traditional babà Napoletano, rum-soaked cake, or a torta caprese, chocolate cake.  Immerse with our local chef for a market shopping and cooking class with lunch!

Tina and Gio’s one day in Naples, Italy takes you to the heart Neapolitan cuisine where sun, sea and the volcanic soil from Vesuvius play a vital part in fresh and tasty produce; and where ingredients effortlessly combine from land and sea. They learned from their Nonnas and Mammas and now share these family recipes with you. After our Naples cooking class, lunch or dinner follows and everyone enjoys the foods that were prepared in class with a glass of local wine and water included.  This culinary experience in Naples is a unique experience where you spend the day in the kitchen while learning local cuisine.

Our Naples cooking classes are held in the morning at 10.30 and are limited to small groups. Fresh seasonal ingredients, attention to food allergies (vegetarian and gluten menus available upon request) and Tina and Gio’s hand in the kitchen make this cooking class one that you will remember! All recipes can be recreated at in your home kitchen.  This culinary experience in Mount Vesuvius Naples – is  delicious and fun!

Program Includes:

  • 1 hands-on cooking class preparing a full Neapolitan fare – antipasto, first course, second course and dessert with a toast of wine included.
  • Lunch follows and everyone enjoys the food that was prepared in the cooking class.
  • Cooking Vacations apron and recipe booklet included.

Check Availability

Program Prices

$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 reserve transfers for you. Transfers are an extra cost.

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Naples Cooking Class & Market Tour –

Shop With The Chef & Cooking Class ~ 1 Day

Join Tina and Gio in our Naples Cooking Class as they start the day early with a visit to the outdoor market.  Together, you will select and buy the foods that will be used in the cooking class. Learn how to select and what to look for in choosing local produce, while shopping for the daily catch, farm fresh eggs, fruits and vegetables, cheese and exotic Neapolitan spices.

Following the market tour, everyone heads to the kitchen for our Naples cooking class making an antipasto, first course: pasta, gnocchi or risotto, second course; meat, fish or vegetarian and dessert. Our chefs share their technique while teaching you to prepare delicious Focaccia with cherry tomatoes grown on the slopes of Vesuvius, or a velvet pumpkin soup with Gorgonzola croutons- and that is just for starters! Prepare parmigiana di melanzane, eggplant Parmigiano, fresh pasta with olives, capers, oregano and breadcrumb, or a delicious gattò di patate, Neapolitan potato terrine. For your main course, learn the Chefs’ secret for zucchini meatballs on Parmigiano fondue or melanzane a barchette, hearty stuffed eggplants from a recipe that was their nonna’s, grandmother’s. Dessert includes any one of the famous Neapolitan desserts, including chocolate orange cake. Tina loves chocolate cake with orange!

Our chefs learned from their Nonna and Mamma and now share these family recipes with you. After the cooking class, lunch or dinner follows and everyone enjoys the foods that were prepared in class with a glass of local wine and water included.

Our Naples cooking class is  held in the morning at 9.45am and are limited to small groups. Fresh seasonal ingredients, attention to food allergies (vegetarian and gluten menus available upon request) and Tina and Gio’s hand in the kitchen make this cooking class one that you will remember! All recipes can be recreated at in your home kitchen.

Program Includes:

  • Naples Market Tour including historical food notes and discussion.
  • 1 hands-on Naples cooking class preparing a full Neapolitan fare – antipasto, first course, second course and dessert with a toast of wine included.
  • Lunch follows and everyone enjoys the food that was prepared in the cooking class.
  • Cooking Vacations apron and recipe booklet, included.

Check Availability

Program Price:

$435 per person, based on 2 people.

*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. Transfers are an extra cost.

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2022 Dates:This program is available throughout the year. Cooking Classes are available every day. 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.