A week in our Italian cookery school in the Marche region will allow
you to immerse yourself in the culture and lifestyle of Italy,
and learn to cook real Italian dishes in a relaxed and friendly environment.
You will learn the passion of the Italian kitchen and, importantly, have
a lot of fun and enjoyment doing it. You will also enjoy the company and
friendship of other like-minded people during your time at our culinary
school in Italy.
Rated by Good Food channel as one of the "Top 10 Cookery Schools
in Italy", our cookery courses in Italy continue to be the mostcomprehensive
hands on cooking experience available anywhere. Good Food channel
describes our Italian culinary school as "the inspiring
7 day cookery course" Our cookery courses in Italy offers a unique
opportunity to experience at first hand authentic regional cooking techniques
and recipes that have been developed and handed down over generations.
Our culinary school in Italy is located at the splendid Caravanserraglio,
a recently restored large Marche villa set in a beautiful and tranquil
location in the hills of the Sibillini National Park some 60km north of
Ascoli Piceno, Italy. A truly wonderful setting for any Italian culinary
Our cooking classes in Italy are taught by Ennio Barbieri and his collaborators, a
Italian born chef who ran his own successful restuarant for more
Ennio's cookery classes offer a comprehensive hands on course designed
to teach you to make splendid 4 course Italian dinners covering all the
basic Italian cooking techniques, from pasta to pastries and everything
in between. The cookery classes are given in the "Cantina" of Caravanserraglio.
All of the ingredients you will use are bought each morning from local
markets and so you will be working with fruit and vegetables in season.
Throughout our cooking classes in Italy you will learn about the ingredients
and the traditions around the dishes as well as food presentation and
wine choice. For all courses you will receive a cookbook including recipes
of all the dishes made during your stay, an exclusive apron and a certificate
on completion of the course. The chefs have chosen dishes that can easily
be made at home and using ingredients that you generally can also find
in most specialty or general stores.
Our cooking classes in Italy run usually from Saturday to Saturday and include
7 elaborate hands-on cooking sessions with enough time to relax and enjoy
the surroundings. 5 half-day excursions will be organized to visit vineyards
for wine tasting, as well as to a local producer of olive oil, local cheese
and time for shopping. It is also possible to bring along a non-participating
partner who can spend the days sightseeing, playing golf or enjoying the
swimming pool and then rejoin the party for the evening meals.
We now also offer a Mediterranean Cookery Course designed to teach you
how to cook light dishes with an emphasis on great taste and low calories.
All the lessons in our Marche, Italy cookery schools are
taught in a friendly and informal environment by one of the most
well respected chefs in the region who delivers a comprehensive
hands on course that will teach you to make wonderful Italian dinners
using the finest local ingredients.
Our cookery classes allow you to immerse yourself in the culture
and lifestyle of Italy and learn to cook authentic Italian dishes
in an informal and friendly environment. You will learn the passion of
the Italian kitchen and, importantly, have a lot of fun and enjoyment
In this MasterClass, you´re not just learning recipes, you´re learning how to take your cooking to the next level.
You don't need to be a Masterchef to join the class. During the day a professional chef will show you how to cook the programmed meal. You can participate by helping the chef, cooking under his guidance, or choose just to watch and take notes. It's up to you. Once everything is ready you'll sit at the table to taste all the dishes together with the chef.
Ennio with Celebrity Gary Rhodes in a Italian Cooking Course
Holiday Cooking Courses in Italy
You can join a Italian holiday cooking course as well!
Wine Tastings and Cooking Holidays in Italy
Everyday a cooking Italian course, excursions to local markets to buy the ingredients, picking aromatic herbs and vegetables from
the kitchen garden, wine tasting and lectures. Italian cuisine is inseparable from the Wines and the vineyards the markets and the medieval villages, the landscape and the climate and Marche is the perfect place to experience the real authentic Italy.
Everything included, no extra cost, accommodation and courses, one week hands-on italian cooking course, with wine tastings, excursions in Marche,Umbria, relaxing at the pool under the italian sun.