Venice cooking school

Exploring Venetian cuisine with our Venice cooking school

Venice cooking school is a culinary experience like no other! If you’re looking to learn how to prepare delicious dishes in Venice (Veneto, Italy) our school in Cannareggio is the one for you. You’ll get to cook Venetian meals that are authentic, delicious and easy-to-follow.

We are proud of the fact that we’re an authentic class, followed by the Venetian Chef Lorenzo, in love with the city and the Italian food and traditional recipes. At the beginning of the class we propose a walk to the Rialto Market to choose genuine and fresh ingredients, while enjoying the local vivid venetian atmosphere and the breathtaking views of the city.

Then, while learning how to create incredible Italian dishes, you will have the chance to know more about the history and culture of Venice. You’ll also be given kitchen tools and you’ll have as a base the fresh ingredients you bought at the food market so that you can cook your own food. Next up is hands-on cooking class where you’ll be taught how to cook traditional venetian dishes like fresh pasta, spaghetti, bigoli, meat sauce, vegetables, seafood, risotto, desserts like tiramisu.. to mention just a few plates.

We guarantee it’ll be worth it!

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Venice cooking school: learn to cook like a local

If you’re looking to learn how to cook like a local, our cooking school in Cannareggio is the place to start!

We propose cooking classes that focus on authentic recipes of Italian cuisine and Venetian cuisine, from making pasta to risotto. In class, you’ll learn the best techniques and how to incorporate seasonal ingredients into your meals. Our expert instructors will also share their secrets for successful cooking and wine pairing. You’ll leave class with skills that can easily be applied in your own kitchen. When it comes to preparing food like a local, there’s nothing better than learning from the experts!

Our Venice cooking School is designed for both beginners and experienced cooks and provide a fun, hands-on experience. All of our classes are taught by a professional and local chef, so you can be sure that you’re learning the best techniques and recipes possible.

This is a great way to learn about local food culture and experience delicious food from a different culture.

If you’re interested in participating to a class, don’t hesitate to check at our Venice cooking school! You’ll be able to learn how to cook local cuisine while having fun and learning valuable skills. You can participate in small groups of a maximum of 10 persons, or ask for a private cooking course. You can choose whatever you prefer.

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What to expect

Are you a foodie and want to learn more about Italian cuisine? Well, Venice is one of the best places to start learning!

Surrounded by the beautiful venetian lagoon and in a special location like Cannareggio, takes place one of the best Venice cooking school. Traditional home culinary experience and family recipes preparation using local fresh ingredients bougth during a Rialto market tour are the basis of our Venice cooking School.

You will definitively learn with simple steps and tricks to create Italian dishes at home. With the recipes provided you can do it whenever you want with friends and family. You will learn to make pasta fresca and create great Italian dishes such as spaghetti, risotto, tiramisu, fresh seasonal sauce, fresh fish, with a professional chef-instructor for a truly unforgettable experience in Venice.

The atmosphere is relaxing and youthful, seasoned with good music and local Italian wine, like our sparkling prosecco!

How long is the cooking course?

The class will last 3.5-hour. Starting from the rialto market tour till the end of the lesson. It takes place in an airy loft and involves the preparation of 3 Italian dishes. When your creations are ready, you can taste the fruit of your work while enjoying our local wine and homemade limoncello!

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Cook in Venice, Italy

Cook in Venice is a popular pastime for travellers. Exploring local markets, culinary classes, and pasta making classes help travellers experience the local cuisine. At an experienced class, you can learn the art of creating plates with fresh pasta, fresh fish and other genuine ingredients. You can also learn to pair Italian wines with food and explore various cooking techniques, such as grilling and smoking. From pasta to pizza, cooking in Venice is exciting and fun!

You don’t have to go it alone when it comes to cooking in Venice. You can sign up for our school to learn how to cook in Venice any time you want. Just check our website to live a unique experience

Take it from us – cook in Venice is a great experience that you cannot miss out on!


Cook in Venice: Let’s cook typical meals!

There is so much to see and do in Venice that it’s best to have a few days to really explore the city and its lovely canals. Whether you are looking for an activity to do with the family or exploring for yourself, there is something for everyone. One of the best ways to experience the city is by preparing local food. If you are in need of some hands-on cooking experience, consider booking a course with a local Venetian chef.

This is exactly what we organize for foodie tourists, in love with Italian dishes and venetian history and culture.

Cook in Venice and preparing local dishes typically made from ingredients found in the region, such as local seafood or pasta is the perfect activity that fits your curiosity and desire to learn!

Our Venice cooking school organizes half-day courses. They are taking in English to make it easier for you to understand:

  • starting from a local market food where to buy genuine ingredients
  • going to a traditional bàcaro for tasting the famous venetian cicchetti
  • continuing with the practical lesson of Italian cooking in our venetian home kitchen for your home cook
  • ending with you enjoying your creations together with a fresh and sparkling wine or soft drink

How do I choose a good Venice cooking school?

Some key factors to consider when choosing a Venice cooking school would include finding a school with experienced chefs that can teach you how to make Italian dishes the traditional way. It’s also beneficial to take a private culinary class with a local professional chef so that you can get individualized instruction and learn from an expert.

Furthermore, it’s important to research the reputation of the school before enrolling. This will help you to make an informed decision about which school is best for your needs. Additionally, it’s always helpful to read customer reviews and insights about the school before making your decision.

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What do I have to bring to bring with me?

At a Venice cooking school like ours in Cannareggio, we only suggest clothing that is comfortable for you. During the class you will be given all the kitchen tools needed to create your delicious plates. Then, we always suggest to bring an appetite and enthusiasm to learn, as the more engaged you are in the class, the more fun it will be!

Is Venice a good city for a foodie to visit?

If you learn about the history of Venice, you will see that the city is a culinary delight, and cooking is a recipe for tasty success. If you’re thinking of cooking venetian cuisine at home, it’s better to start by learning the authentic recipes from locals. Our Venice cooking school is designed to help you learn venetian cuisine and cooking skills. Want to experience Venice cooking class with us? Book today! Here below our contacts:



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