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Taormina: Private Cooking Class with a Sicilian Chef

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Taormina: Private Cooking Class with a Sicilian Chef

What you'll do

Immerse yourself in the art of cooking a traditional Sicilian supper at a charming local restaurant nestled in the heart of Taormina. Step into a world of culinary delights as you join a captivating cookery class led by a skilled and passionate Sicilian chef. Embark on a gastronomic journey as you learn the ancient secrets, master the authentic techniques, and create mouth-watering dishes brimming with the rich flavours of Sicily. Savour each delectable bite and embrace the warmth and hospitality that characterise this unparalleled culinary experience.

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  • Charming Villa Setting: Enjoy the serene ambiance of a charming villa in Taormina, offering stunning views of the Sicilian coastline

  • Warm Hospitality: Experience a warm welcome from a friendly local family dedicated to ensuring your stay is memorable and comfortable

  • Culinary Journey: Embark on a culinary adventure highlighting the rich flavours and traditions of Sicily, guided by the expertise of your hosts

  • 4-Course Lunch or Dinner: Delight in a lavish 4-course lunch or dinner, meticulously prepared with fresh local ingredients, and served with generous portions of hospitality

  • Sicilian Gastronomic Delights: Each dish will tantalise your taste buds with the authentic flavours of Sicilian cuisine, creating lasting memories of your dining experience

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    Start Time: 11 AM to 2 PM or 6 PM to 9 PM
  • 2
    Duration: Approximately 3 hours
  • 3
    Group Size: 2 to 10 Guests
  • 4
    Meeting Point: Porta Messina Arch, Corso Umberto, 98039 Taormina
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    11 am or 6 pm - Traditional Sicilian Starters: 
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    Begin your journey with a selection of traditional Sicilian starters, known as "antipasti", offering a tantalising introduction to Sicilian flavours
  • 7
    11:30 am or 6:30 pm - First Course: 
  • 8
    Indulge in Sicilian pasta perfection with your choice of "Pasta alla Norma", "Pasta Palermitana", or pasta adorned with mussels and clams, showcasing the diverse flavours of Sicilian cuisine
  • 9
    12:30 pm or 7:30 pm - Catch of the Day: 
  • 10
    Enjoy the pièce de résistance with the catch of the day, featuring options like tuna, swordfish, baked sardines, Merlani, Baccala, or other seasonal delicacies, ensuring a fresh and flavorful main course
  • 11
    1 pm or 8  pm - Traditional Sicilian Dolce: 
  • 12
    Conclude your gastronomic journey with a sumptuous traditional Sicilian dessert, choosing from the famed cannoli, captivating cassata siciliana, or refreshing granita, each offering a delightful end to your meal
  • 13
    1:30 pm or 8:30 pm - Sicilian Wine Selection: 
  • 14
    Take your seat at the table and savour the fruits of your culinary craftsmanship paired with a sublime selection of Sicily's finest red and white wines, enhancing your dining experience
  • 15
    2 pm or 9 pm - Conclusion of the class

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What's Included

  • Private Cooking Class from 2 Persons: Enjoy a personalised cooking experience tailored to your group, ensuring a hands-on and intimate culinary adventure

  • Local English Speaking Tour Leader: Benefit from the guidance of a knowledgeable tour leader fluent in English, providing insights into Sicilian culture and traditions throughout the experience

  • Cooking Class by Sicilian Chef: Learn the art of Sicilian cuisine from a skilled Sicilian chef, who will share authentic recipes and techniques for crafting delicious dishes

  • 4-Course Dinner with Wines: Indulge in a sumptuous 4-course dinner featuring traditional Sicilian dishes, thoughtfully paired with a selection of local wines to enhance your dining experience

  • Evening in the Real Sicilian Family: Immerse yourself in the warm hospitality of a genuine Sicilian family, offering an authentic glimpse into Sicilian life, culture, and traditions as you dine together

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What's not included

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

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Meeting Points

  • The meeting point is Porta Messina Arch, Corso Umberto, 98039 Taormina

  • Kindly ensure reach the meeting point 10-15 minutes prior to your start time

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Important Information

  • The class runs rain or shine

  • Under 18? You can't consume alcohol, but delightful non-alcoholic options are available

  • Special dietary requirements or allergies? Let us know when booking

  • The tour will commence promptly at 11 am or 6 pm. All participants must arrive on time, as we are unable to accommodate late arrivals. Please be aware that refunds will not be possible in such instances


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