Cooking In The Roman Jewish Ghetto™

One-Day Strictly STRICTLY Kosher, GLATT, Cooking Class Rome


Chef Umberto welcomes you to his state-of-the-art kitchen for your strictly Kosher cooking classes with a vegetarian option too. Step into the kitchen, tie on your apron and learn the rich history of the Roman Ghetto while cooking up old world favorites.

Chef Umberto is not only a Chef he is an expert on Roman Jewish culture and cooking. He also uses only high-end products and produce sourced from local Roman farmers and Kosher artisans – officially inspected. The kitchen is your classroom and menus focus on traditional Roman Jewish specialties. Each cooking class includes the preparation of an antipasto, first course – pasta or risotto, second course – fish, meat, or vegetarian, and dessert.

All of the meat products are from the official Kosher butcher, and all cheeses are made under strict Kosher guidelines by Roman cheesemakers. The countryside around Rome provides a plentiful selection of vegetables and greens from asparagus and zucchini to artichokes, chicory and fennel as the year progresses. Along with Umberto in his Kosher kitchen you will enjoy fun and informative cooking classes, creating delicious, healthful dishes and menus that change with the seasons.

After each cooking class, everyone dines on the food that was prepared in the cooking class. Menus can be tailored to accommodate food allergies and dietary needs.

Program Includes:

  • Hands-on cooking class preparing a four-course menu: appetizer; first course – pasta, risotto or soup; second course – meat, fish or vegetarian; and dessert. Menus are Strictly Kosher and follow all of the traditional codes. Wine and beverages are not included; each guest can select Kosher wine, non-alcoholic drinks.
Program Prices

$340 per person, based on minimum of 2 people. Strictly Kosher Products. Includes all taxes and Italian VAT.

Single Cookers: If you are a single guest and would like to join us, please call us for the best group price. We are happy to welcome you into an already scheduled group.

Cooking Classes start at 9:30am and last 2 ½ hours.

* 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

2019 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 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.