Fine Arts, Art History and Italian language courses in Florence

Cooking classes

The secrets of Italian and Tuscan cuisine

The Art of Cooking

Combine your Italian Language or Art classes with cooking lessons. Learn how to make some of your favorite dishes such as Lasagne and Tiramisù. Find out how to make real homemade Italian gelato and traditional pizza – a time-honored Neapolitan art – guided by our expert chef. At the end of the lesson, you will dine on your own creations, having earned a true appreciation of both Italian favorites.

Menus include: traditional Tuscan dishes, Pasta sauces, Handmade Pasta, Gnocchi, Lasagne, Soups, Risotto, Parmigiana, Desserts, Biscotti, and more… Detailed class menus are availbale on demand.

Please note: classes are held both in Italian or English.

Discover the secrets behind Italian and Tuscan cuisine in a hands-on class where you are the cook.


Cooking Classes: 4 Italian dishes + wine

CK, 1 lesson, 4 hours €60
CK2, 2 lessons, 8 hours (1week) €120
CK4, 4 lessons, 16 hours (2 weeks) €240
CK8, 8 lessons, 32 hours (4 weeks) €480

Maximum number of students per class: 12.

4 Italian dishes will be prepared during each lesson: 1 first dish + 1 second dish + 1 side dish + 1 dessert.
Wine will be served during the meal.

Course price includes

– Apron and recipes brochure.
– Dinner.


Classes will be held either in English or in Italian in a fully equipped professional restaurant-like kitchen (5 minutes’ walk from our school) every Tuesday and Thursday either at 5.30pm, so that your cooking lessons will not conflict either with your Italian or Art lessons.

An apron and recipes will be provided at the beginning of each class.

Expiring date for enrollment: reaching the maximum number of enrollments.

Please note

Cooking classes cannot be taken separately, but they must be combined with at least another course of Accademia del Giglio.

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