Learn how to make pizza and gelato in this fun family friendly cooking class. Discover the secrets to making pizza and gelato and learn how to recreate these most loved Italian foods in your own home. Most importantly, have fun for the whole family, and get involved in the action.

Not only will you learn the history behind these iconic Italian foods, but you’ll learn how to make them. Our professional pizza chef (pizzaiolo) will teach you the tricks to creating a tender yeast dough, and how to stretch it out thin, as well as how to make a light and tasty tomato sauce.

Our chef will show you how to make the pizza dough, stretch it out thin, sauce it and bake it, and then you’ll do it yourself. You’ll be amazed what you can do!

After pizza it’s time for dessert, and that means gelato, Italy’s favorite dessert. Discover what makes gelato unique, and how the basic raw ingredients ad up to making some of the world’s best ice cream. Learn how to select the basic ingredients to make gelato at home, and taste some of the most popular flavors, learning what to look for. You’ll learn about the use of natural colors and how heating and freezing techniques effect the final result. In short, you will learn how to make real Italian ice-cream.

The pizza and gelato cooking class is fun for families. Learn about Italian culture and food with hands-on experience, and stomach-filling lessons. It’s an easy, educational and fun, an experience that creates lasting memories that you can bring home!


START TIME  3:00 PM or 6:00 PM  Piazza della Repubblica, Tours & News Stand (under the portico), corner with Via Pellicceria, next to the Apple Store
END TIME 6:00 PM or 9:00 PM

Use of apron and equipment

English speaking professional chef

Dinner with wine and soft drinks


Please inform us of any food allergies or special dietary needs in advance.

Additional information

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