Cooking Class - Homemade Italian Classics for Beginners

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Learn how to prepare iconic dishes inspired by fresh, Mediterranean ingredients.

In this hands-on cooking class, Chef Ricky will teach you how to make homemade pasta and fresh ricotta cheese to feature in a variety of beloved Italian dishes using high-quality ingredients and smart cooking techniques along the way.

Begin by showcasing shrimp in a traditional scampi with garlic, butter and herbs. Next, layer your handmade pasta and ricotta into a comforting lasagne al forno, then focus on knife skills and presentation while preparing a colorful vegetable ratatouille. Finish with a sweet take on your fresh ricotta as a creamy filling for classic cannoli.

Guests are welcome to bring wine and beer to enjoy during the class.

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Meal Courses 3
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Labels Beginner, Date Night, Holiday, Italian, Pasta Making, Pescatarian, Valentine's

Cozymeal guest reviews for this experience

Penni D.


08 Jan 2023

Chef Ricky was great! We thoroughly enjoyed the cooking class and the food was great. It was a wonderful experience! Thank you, Chef Ricky!



26 Dec 2022

I bought this for my parents' anniversary this year. They absolutely LOVED it. They would not stop talking about how much they enjoyed Chef Ricky's teaching, professionalism, and the relaxed/fun atmosphere he provided. If you are looking for a gift or a fun activity I highly recommend you stop searching and reserve a spot now!

Gus E.


06 Sep 2022

The Italian Basics class with Chef Ricky was great. He took his time showing us the basics, with detailed instructions to take these practices with us to our own Kitchen. We had a tons of fun and left with days worth of leftovers!

$ 105 Per person

all-inclusive: 2.5-hour class, 3-course meal and taxes.

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Chef Ricky
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Chef Ricky is a renowned chef instructor and research and development chef bringing nearly 40 years of experience to the table. He notes his greatest achievements to be developing and launching multiple successful Asian restaurants and business concepts as well as coaching an ACF team to two national championships. Chef Ricky specializes in Pacific Rim cooking and is passionate about enabling aspiring chefs to turn their ambitions into reality.

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