Cooking Class Schedule

In Italy, nothing says love and family like sharing a delicious meal.
Come share one with us!



April and May will bring guest chefs to our kitchen!

Chef Mike Simpson will return to share some of his favorite creations.  Remember that his visit with creations from the Caribbean was a big hit!  We’ll keep you posted on his specialties for this trip!

We love our friends Izzy and Remedios!  Together, they will take us on a trip south of the border! REAL TACOS!!!  Salsa with authentic flavors, tamales and guarache…the Mexican version of Pizza…there’s a teeny tiny bit of Italian in all of us…Ole!

Look for dates and info to follow.

Private Cooking Classes

Choose from one of the following options for a private cooking class. Group size must be at least 8 and no more than 10. Unfortunately, we can not accept a group less than 8. We want you to enjoy our kitchen and dining table, and guests will not be comfortable with a group greater than 10.

  • Oh My the Pastabilities – Our most popular hands on pasta making class. You’ll perfect egg fettucine, gnocchi and crepe manicotti. Each pasta will be accompanied by a delicious sauce. Our original Creamy San Marzano and Mascarpone Sauce, Toasted Almond Pesto and Roasted Red Pepper Bechamel can be the crowning glory to any of these delicious dishes. You’ll use the recipes to wow your friends and family for weeknight dinners and special occasions!
  • Ya Gotta Love Lemons – Our favorite and most popular class. Lemon Fettuccine in a velvety Lemon Crème Sauce, Chicken Piccata, Greens Sauteed in Olive Oil, Garlic and Fresh Lemon and our FAMOUS Luscious Lemon Love Cake… A perfectly light and delightful menu for a fall day that will feel like summer in Sorrento…O Sole Mio!
  • Dinner in Tuscany – If you’ve been there, you’ll love this class. If you plan on visiting, it’s a great introduction! From Antipasti to Dessert we’ll prepare a traditional meal with recipes from Zia Francesca’s Tuscan kitchen. A beautiful Red Pepper Tart, a cannellini bean bruschetta and wonderful green pesto—will start off our banquet. Let’s do a superb wild mushroom lasagna as the “primo”the “secondo” is one of Maria’s favorites from a Tuscan kitchen visit—Chicken under a Brick—Yes a Brick!! Swiss chard with raisins and orange peel burst with the flavors of spring and finally a dessert of Winter Pears in Red Wine for the grand finale! Don’t miss this yummy tribute to one of Italy’s most popular regions!

Only your paid registration will guarantee your space in a class. NO EXCEPTIONS! No email reservations. Only phone registration with a credit card is accepted. Price is $70 per person + tax! Please understand that payment is not refundable and not transferable/exchangeable for another date – – NO EXCEPTIONS. If we cancel a class due to weather, we will issue a full refund. Refunds will not be issued once your space is reserved. Call early as classes fill quickly.


Classes begin at 11:00 AM and will last approximately two hours.

Please call the shop to register or with any questions. 412*682*3370