Tour description provided by Viator

Combine your love of pizza and gelato (an Italian version of ice cream) with a unique cooking class in beautiful Florence. Learn how to make gelato and cook an authentic Italian pizza with a professional chef who will guide and teach you along the way. Discover and taste the many Italian gelato flavors that are made in Italy, and sample an array of Italian pizzas. Your new cooking skills will be the best souvenir you take home from your trip to Italy.Numbers are limited to 25 people on this small-group tour, ensuring you'll receive personalized attention from your knowledgeable guide.

Go learn to make Pizza and Gelato just like the Italians do! Join our late afternoon class! Our chefs will be happy to introduce you to the history of these italian glorious creations! Make pizza in oven with our professional pizza chef, called pizzaiolo. You will learn how to make tender, flexible yeast dough that stretches to almost paper-thinness, and even the trick for a flavorful yet light tomato sauce. Even if you bake pizza in your own oven, these techniques are universal and using them really makes a difference.With the pizzaiolo, you’ll make your very own pizza, you’ll stretch it, sauce it, bake it, slice it. It will be the best pizza you ever tasted, and you made it yourself! Come to make pizza in Florence! The chef will tell you why gelato remains Italy’s favorite dessert while giving an insight to the ‘gelato culture’ that continues to grow. You will get to know the basic raw ingredients, how to select the best products available according to specific principles and you will have a presentation and tasting of some of the flavors used in gelato making. You will learn about the development and application of natural colors, the heating and freezing techniques and how they have different effects on ingredients. It is always a great day to discover the recipe of the world most loved dessert!A booklet with recipes will let you cook for your friends once you get back home.This activity is strongly recommended for families that wish to have children learn about the Italian culture, an easy and fun experience that will last forever in their memory.This tour includes a short walking part (approx. 10 min). Please let us know in advance any special need or impaired mobility of the clients and we will do our best to accomodate them.