Traditional Home Cooking Experience in Venice

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Italy

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4.3 out of 5

Tour description provided by Viator

Live an authentic culinary experience in Venice. Enter the home of Lorenzo in Venice and enjoy an amazing hands-on cooking followed by a convivial lunch or dinner with her. Eat the meal you've made, complete with wine. The home is in the Polo quarter of Venice, a very central district. Walking around its backstreets and little alleys is a fascinating experience, off the beaten path.Learn the history of the market and the story of the food produce before going to a typical Venetian home for an hands-on cooking class.Prepare a starter, main dish ( home made pasta ) and a dessert to enjoy at the end of your class. Benefit from a glass of Prosecco while preparing delicious local recipes.End your class with a lovely lunch and enjoy the fruits of your hard work, served with plenty of wine of course!
Lorenzo adores cooking and hosting guests. She has refined a menu of Venetian and Pugliese specialties, using products and raw materials from the two areas, such as fish and vegetables from the Rialto market, and olive oil from Puglia. Get ready to learn some of the secrets of our cuisine and enjoy the meal with your friends and family. This is a typical meat menu you will prepare: • Appetizer: Mixed croutons, eggplant with mushrooms, home-jarred sott’olio vegetables • First course: Pasta and beans Venetian style • Second course: Venetian style liver (with onions), artichoke hearts and other seasonal vegetables • Dessert: Venetian pastries Alternatively you can opt for a fish based menu, such as: • Appetizer: Selected fish snacks: sardines in saor sauce, prawns, octopus (depending on the season). • First course: Risotto with prawns and vegetables. • Second course: Salmon and vegetable sticks with grilled and raw vegetables. • Dessert: Pinza (traditional Venetian cake) Don't miss the chance to enjoy this authentic culinary experience. Menu can be tailored according to your needs and desires. Vegetarian option available.

What’s included

  • Lunch or dinner ( 3 courses
  • Wine tasting ( 1/2 bottle per person
  • Hands on cooking class with the chef

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup
  • Hotel drop-off


  • Lunch included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Excellent value for money
  • Tour is wheelchair accessible