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  4. Campo de' Fiori

Rome Pasta-Making Class: Cook & Dine with a Local Chef

Product ID: 53725
Enjoy a glass of Prosecco with snacks before learning how to make fresh pasta with a professional Italian chef. Sit down with your small group after the class to enjoy the fruits of your labor, on a balcony overlooking Rome’s historic center.
About this activity
Duration: 3.5 hours
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Instructor
English
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 3 days in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn how to make pasta from scratch with a professional Italian chef
  • Enjoy a traditional Italian aperitivo with your small group before the class
  • Savor your homemade dishes in a beautiful loft in Rome’s historic center
Full description
There’s nothing quite like a home-cooked Italian meal, especially when it has been prepared with the help of a professional chef and when you get to enjoy it on the terrace of a beautiful Roman apartment.

This is an experience that’s typically reserved for the real Romans, but now you can experience it too on this 3.5-hour activity.

You’ll meet the chef at a stunning loft apartment in central Rome, and you’ll be greeted with Prosecco and snacks, the perfect aperitivo to get the class started. Enjoy the views from the terrace (weather permitting) as you get to know the other participants.

The itinerary for the lunchtime class is slightly different. You will meet your chef at the meeting point and visit a traditional local market to shop for the ingredients for your meal.

Soon it will be time to learn how to make pasta from scratch. If you want to make authentic Italian food at home, this is the number 1 skill to learn. The chef will guide you and the members of your small group through the hands-on process. Feel free to ask about anything related to food or Rome! This is your chance to learn how to cook and eat like a local.

Finally, it will be time to eat. Enjoy your home-cooked pasta, along with some fine Italian wine, out on the terrace. By the end, you won't be leaving with just a pleasant memory, but also with the know-how for making an authentic Italian dish to impress friends and family back home!
Includes
  • All ingredients for your meal
  • Expert Italian chef
  • Meal from what you have prepared, along with Prosecco, wine, seasonal starters and dessert
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up/drop off
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

The front side of the statue of Giordano Bruno, located in the center of Campo dei Fiori. Campo dei Fiori is a main, centrally located square, a few blocks south-west from the intersection of Corso del Rinascimento and Corso Vittorio Emanuele.

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Important information
Know before you go
Please note:
• Be sure to notify the tour provider before booking this Rome pasta-making class if you have any food allergies, dietary restrictions, or other special requirements
• Also, please note that if the weather does not permit eating on the terrace, you’ll enjoy the aperitivo and meal indoors
• This class will be a small group with a maximum of 14 participants
• Unfortunately, due to the layout of the building, wheelchairs cannot be accommodated on this tour.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 164 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.8 / 5
  • Safety
    4.9 / 5
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My 16-year-old daughter attended the class. At the end she expressed some annoyance with the fact that she was the only teenager in the group. There are only two options to attend (under 14 or 15 and above). She did not really find her place among the group and felt quite left out during the talk around the table. Alcohol consumption is also not appropriate at this age. I suggest better matching of content and party or individuation of instruction when needed.

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January 26, 2020

Our chefs, Rafaella and Fernanda, were extremely charming, skillful and encouraging. They made us all feel welcome and peppered the class with helpful and amusing facts about Italian culture, cooking and restaurants. There were nine of us in total - a family of five, a mother and daughter and me, my husband and our friend. They patiently showed us how to make pasta, ravioli and Amatriciana sauce. They accommodated the dietary needs of everyone in the class, and they made it easy for us not only to create our own dinner, but to laugh, get to know each other and to sit down to a great meal together. By the end, we were happy, full and had made new friends.

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January 1, 2020

It was our last day of our vacation and we wanted to do something special but not overwhelming. We had never done a cooking class before but I thought my wife of 34 years would love it. Needless to say it was a HUGE hit... We meet in a market, there where 11 of us, toured the market. What an experience. Then off to the house to learn to cook. I was concerned when I read the description the class not knowing where we would go to cook. But the location was lovely... Our instructors or chefs were very personalable, informative and overall great people. We really got a taste for the people and we loved it. I can not say enough good things about this class. Would do it again and again. Our pasta that we cooked was AMAZING!!! Loved it... Highly recommend!!!

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October 27, 2019

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Product ID: 53725