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Cooking Schools, Courses, and Classes in Italy

Cooking classes are a great way to spend part of your vacation, whether you are a great cook or just passionate about good food. Learn to cook like the Italians while in Italy with these cooking courses, ranging from one-day classes to longer courses that include lodging, meals, and tours.
  1. Southern Italy Cooking Classes (9)
  2. Tuscany Cooking Classes (18)

Learn to Cook in Italy
Italy has many opportunities for cooking classes and food related tours, from half day to one week or longer. Here's how to plan your Italian cooking vacation.

Casa Gregorio Bed and Breakfast and Cooking School
Casa Gregorio offers a 6-day cooking school program, with classes taught by a chef from Rome, in their bed and breakfast set in a medieval hilltop village between Rome and Naples.

Cooking Classes and Food Tours from Select Italy
Select Italy arranges cooking classes and food tours in several regions of Italy.

Become a Roman Chef for a Day
Prepare (and eat) a 4-course Roman meal using seasonal organic ingredients in this 4-hour, hands-on cooking class offered through Select Italy.

Anne's Italy Cooking Classes in Umbria
Anne's Italy is based in Assisi and offers Umbrian cooking classes.

Cartolina Tours - Italian Cooking Classes
Cartolina Tours is a boutique travel planning company designing custom itineraries and small group tours throughout Italy. They can arrange cooking classes and wine tastings in Amalfi Coast, Rome, Florence, Venice, and Tuscany, as well as airfare, hotels, train tickets, museum tickets, private tours - you name it.

Chocolate School in Perugia, Umbria
Perugia, in central Italy's Umbria region, is home to the famous Perugina chocolates. You can learn to make chocolate in their classes. There's also a chocolate museum.

CIBO - Cook In Bologna
CIBO, Cook in Bologna (whose name also means food in Italian) is a cooking school for for foodies and tourists with classes ranging from half-day to week-long programs in Bologna, a city famous for its great cuisine.

Convivio Rome - Italian Cooking Holidays
Convivio Rome offers Italian cooking holidays and classes in the hilltop village of Toffia in the region of Sabina near Rome. Classes are full day or half day and longer courses are 3 -5 nights, including local tours and tastings. The program is run by an Australian woman and her Roman husband.

Cook in Italy
Cook in Italy is a traditional Italian cuisine cooking school with two venues - one in Tuscany (Isola d'Elba) and the other one in Torino. They offer full week, half week, and stand alone classes.

Cooking with Guiliano Hazan
Guilian Hazan, some of cookbook author Marcella Hazan, offers classes at a villa near Verona.

Cooking Vacations Italian Cooking Classes
Cooking Vacations offers cooking classes and culinary tours in several parts of Italy including Tuscany, Amalfi Coast, Bologna, Venice, and Umbria. They also have special programs for kids and families, women only, couples, corporations, and seasonal cooking.

Culture Discovery Italian Cooking Vacations
Culture Discovery offers Italian cooking vacations in Tuscany, Umbria, and northern Lazio (north of Rome).

Flavor of Italy Cooking Classes and Culinary Vacations
Flavor of Italy offers cooking classes at their Rome B&B, cooking vacations in other parts of Italy, and eno-gastronomical outings.

Fontana del Papa Italian Cooking School and Lodging
Fontana del Papa is more than just an Italian cooking school. You will become part of an Italian family while learning to create and eating great Italian meals in a beautiful setting in northern Lazio.

Gourmet on Tour Culinary Adventures
Gourmet on Tour is a premier travel specialist with culinary programs, from one day to one week, that include hands-on cooking classes on the Amalfi Coast and in the Tuscany, Umbria, and Veneto regions. Guests have an opportunity to learn about local cuisine and culture while visiting and eating in some of Italy's most picturesque destinations.

International Kitchen - Cooking Vacations to Italy
International Kitchen offers cooking school vacations in several regions of Italy. Some of the cooking vacations are very luxurious.

Italian Chef Consulting Cooking Classes
One day cooking classes near Sorrento or week long cooking programs with excursions on the Amalfi Coast and beyond.

La Tavola Marche Cooking Classes
La Tavola Marche Agriturismo and Cooking School is a 300 year old stone farmhouse inn, set on 500 acres of organic farmland, rolling hills and truffle rich woods specializing in hands-on, farm to fork cooking classes in central Italy's Marche region.

Let's Cook in Umbria
Cooking classes for 1-day, 4 days, or a full week on a country farm near Perugia.

Mama Isa's Cooking Classes in Venice Area
Mama Isa offers small group hands-on cooking classes with emphasis on fresh ingredients, traditional Italian technique and nice presentation or food. Classes are held in the center of Padova, a beautiful city near Venice.

Mama Margaret and Friends Cooking Tours
Mama Margaret and Friends offers cooking tours to Piedmont and Bologna in northern Italy, Tuscany, Sicily, and the Amalfi Coast.

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