Taking a hands-on cooking class in Rome is a fantastic way to take in the city’s rich culinary traditions. The ‘Cook With Us in Rome‘ experience offers travelers a unique opportunity to learn from local chefs, create classic Italian dishes, and gain a deeper appreciation for the flavors and techniques that define the country’s acclaimed cuisine. With a menu covering a starter, main course, and dessert, participants can expect to hone their pasta-making skills, work with seasonal produce, and even tackle the preparation of a decadent tiramisu. Whether you’re a seasoned home cook or a curious beginner, this interactive class promises an unforgettable taste of la dolce vita.

Key Points

Cook With Us in Rome: A Hands-On Cooking Experience - Key Points

  • Offers a hands-on cooking class where participants create starter, main, and dessert Italian dishes under the guidance of experienced local chefs.
  • Includes a full lunch or dinner, selection of alcoholic beverages, and a personalized and intimate experience for a maximum of 10 travelers.
  • Located near public transportation, with a wheelchair and stroller accessible meeting point at VyNIQUE Farnese in central Rome.
  • Provides a refund for cancellations 24 hours in advance, subject to a minimum number of travelers required.
  • Instructors have extensive experience in pasta making, vegetarian cooking, and desserts, offering an authentic hands-on cooking experience.

Cooking Experience Overview

Cook With Us in Rome: A Hands-On Cooking Experience - Cooking Experience Overview

The cooking experience boasts an impressive 187 reviews and takes place in the heart of Rome, Italy, where participants engage in a hands-on cooking class that culminates in the creation of starter, main, and dessert dishes.

This immersive culinary adventure provides guests with the opportunity to learn from experienced local chefs as they prepare a variety of classic Italian dishes. From tempura-fried zucchini blossoms to homemade pasta and the beloved tiramisu, the carefully curated menu offers a delectable taste of Rome’s rich gastronomic heritage.

With a maximum of 10 travelers per class, the experience ensures personalized attention and a intimate, interactive atmosphere ideal for both seasoned home cooks and budding culinary enthusiasts.

What’s Included

Cook With Us in Rome: A Hands-On Cooking Experience - Whats Included

This cooking experience includes a full lunch or dinner, featuring a selection of alcoholic beverages to complement the meal.

Participants will meet and be picked up at the VyNIQUE Farnese location, ensuring a seamless start to their culinary adventure.

The class is limited to a maximum of 10 travelers, providing a personalized and hands-on experience.

Whether you’re exploring the vegan water-based pasta or indulging in fresh handmade egg pasta, the menu offers a delectable selection of starter, main, and dessert dishes.

The experience is wheelchair and stroller accessible, and conveniently located near public transportation, making it easily accessible for all.

With a flexible cancellation policy, you can book with confidence, knowing you’ll have the chance to learn about the flavors of Rome.

Class Details

Cook With Us in Rome: A Hands-On Cooking Experience - Class Details

Maximum of 10 travelers can participate in this hands-on cooking class, ensuring a personalized and intimate experience. The class is wheelchair and stroller accessible, and conveniently located near public transportation. Participants receive confirmation within 48 hours, subject to availability.

The class is designed to be engaging and interactive, allowing participants to get hands-on with the preparation of the dishes. The small group size ensures ample attention from the experienced instructors, who guide students through the entire cooking process.

Whether you’re a seasoned home cook or a complete novice, this class caters to all skill levels, providing a fun and educational culinary adventure in the heart of Rome.

Sample Menu

Cook With Us in Rome: A Hands-On Cooking Experience - Sample Menu

Typically, the sample menu for this cooking experience features a starter of zucchini blossoms in tempura and Roman herbed artichoke, followed by a main course of water-based pasta (vegan) and fresh handmade egg pasta.

The zucchini blossoms are lightly fried in a delicate tempura batter, while the artichoke is prepared with a medley of fresh Roman herbs.

For the pasta courses, travelers will learn to prepare both a vegan water-based option as well as traditional handmade egg pasta.

The meal concludes with the classic Italian dessert of tiramisu. Finally, the rich and creamy tiramisu provides a decadent end to the culinary journey.

Cancellation Policy

Cook With Us in Rome: A Hands-On Cooking Experience - Cancellation Policy

The cancellation policy for this cooking experience is straightforward. Travelers can receive a full refund if they cancel at least 24 hours before the class start time. However, no refund will be provided for cancellations made less than 24 hours in advance.

A minimum number of travelers is required for the experience to run. If this minimum isn’t met, the experience may be rescheduled or refunded.

Confirmation of the booking is subject to availability.

Travelers should be aware that the experience is wheelchair and stroller accessible.

The meeting and end point is the same location, VyNIQUE Farnese in Rome.

Meeting Information

Cook With Us in Rome: A Hands-On Cooking Experience - Meeting Information

Travelers meet at VyNIQUE Farnese, located at Via Dei Baullari, 106, 00186 Roma RM, Italy, which also serves as the end point for the cooking experience.

From there, the group will begin their hands-on cooking class in Rome.

The meeting point is easily accessible by public transportation, making it convenient for participants to arrive.

Once the class concludes, travelers return to the same location where they started, ensuring a seamless start and finish to their culinary adventure.

With a maximum of 10 travelers, the intimate setting allows for personalized instruction and a truly immersive cooking experience in the heart of the historic city.

Getting to the Class

Cook With Us in Rome: A Hands-On Cooking Experience - Getting to the Class

Getting to the class is made easy, as the meeting point at VyNIQUE Farnese is conveniently located and accessible by public transportation.

The cooking experience starts and ends at this centrally situated address on Via Dei Baullari, 106, in the heart of Rome.

Guests have several options for reaching the meeting point:

  1. Walking – The location is just a short walk from popular landmarks like Campo de’ Fiori and Piazza Navona.
  2. Metro – The Spagna station on the A line is only a 10-minute walk away.
  3. Bus – Several bus routes, including the 70 and 87, have stops near the meeting point.
  4. Taxi – For a direct and hassle-free arrival, a taxi is a quick option.

With its prime central location, getting to the cooking class couldn’t be simpler.

About the Instructors

Cook With Us in Rome: A Hands-On Cooking Experience - About the Instructors

The cooking class is led by experienced local chefs who provide an authentic hands-on experience, guiding participants through the preparation of traditional Roman dishes. These passionate culinary experts have honed their skills over years of working in Rome’s vibrant food scene, and they’re eager to share their knowledge and techniques with class attendees.

Instructor Specialty Experience
Maria Pasta Making 15+ years
Antonio Vegetarian Cooking 10+ years
Luca Desserts 8+ years

Whether you’re a seasoned home cook or a complete novice, the instructors will ensure you have a fun and informative time in the kitchen, leaving you with newfound skills and a deeper appreciation for Roman cuisine.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can We Modify the Menu to Accommodate Dietary Restrictions?

The cooking class can accommodate dietary restrictions. Guests can discuss any dietary needs or food allergies when booking, and the menu can be modified to provide suitable starter, main, and dessert dishes for those with special requirements.

Do We Get to Take Home the Dishes We Prepare?

Unfortunately, participants don’t get to take home the dishes they prepare during the cooking class. The focus is on the hands-on cooking experience and enjoying the meal together at the end of the class.

What Is the Minimum Age Requirement for the Class?

The minimum age requirement for the class is not explicitly stated. However, the experience is listed as wheelchair and stroller accessible, suggesting it may be suitable for families with children. It’s best to inquire directly about the age policy.

Is There a Dress Code or Special Attire Required?

The cooking class doesn’t have a strict dress code, but participants should wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes and clothing that they don’t mind getting a bit messy during the hands-on cooking activities.

Can We Arrive Early to Explore the Neighborhood Before the Class?

Guests can arrive early and explore the neighborhood around the meeting point before the cooking class begins. The area offers various shops, cafes, and sights to discover prior to the hands-on culinary experience.


The Cook With Us in Rome: A Hands-On Cooking Experience offers a unique opportunity to dive into the heart of Italian cuisine.

With a small class size, personalized attention, and a convivial atmosphere, participants can expect to learn from experienced local chefs, create classic dishes, and enjoy the vibrant culinary culture of Rome.

It’s an accessible and convenient choice for visitors looking to savor the flavors of Italy.

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