Cooking Class In Milan And Market Food Tour

starting from 119
  • Duration: around 5.5 h
  • Photos allowed
  • Local food tasting
  • Lunch with wine tasting

What to expect

  • Visit of the city Market
  • Local food tasting
  • Small group lesson with a local chef
  • Prepare with your hands your own lunch
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Chef for a day

Ready to put your aprons on? Flour, eggs and many other ingredients in our amazing cooking class, finally in dowtown Milano!

Known as the Italian fashion capital, Milan has so much more to offer, such as this fun cooking class where you can prepare your own lunch.

Following the instructions of an experienced local chef, you will be able to cook a delicious Italian meal!

First thing in the morning, you will meet our chef directly at the Milan Central Market, where you will have the opportunity to learn about the local traditional specialties.

Surrounded by colours and flavours of the market stalls full of fresh products, you will see how locals do their shopping. Stroll around and pass by the many vendors to choose from to buy the perfect ingredients to cook your lunch, then finally enter our cooking school.

You’re now ready to put on kitchen clothes! In between lovely breaks to taste some wine, you’ll learn from our chef how to treat all the ingredients skillfully and cook some of the tastiest and most traditional dishes, such as cheese fondue, ragout sauce, fresh handmade pasta and dessert. Finally, you’ll sit down, sip on a well deserved glass of wine and thoroughly enjoy not just any Italian meal, but perhaps one you never thought of: the meal you cooked yourself.

To make this experience yet more indelible in your memories, at the end of the day you will receive an Attendance Certificate, along with a booklet with all the recipes you will have learned from an Italian chef… we’re certain you will enjoy to recreate the same menu for your family and friends!


Market food tour and cooking class in Milan for Pasta & Risotto.


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In Milan, the art of dining is not just a matter of choosing between eating at home or going out. It is a reflection of one's personal style and preference. This vibrant city offers a culinary experience like no other, encompassing the diverse flavors from all over Italy and even beyond its borders. The kitchens here are buzzing with creativity and passion, attracting the finest chefs who have earned prestigious Michelin stars. However, there is something truly special about being able to create your own delectable dishes. And what better way to do so than by participating in the top cooking class that Milan has to offer? Immerse yourself in the secrets and techniques of the culinary world and unlock your inner chef! In downtown Milan, our beloved and popular signature cooking class, available since 2007, is finally here: you can now join! Led by an experienced charismatic chef, dive into the depths of flavor. Prepare typical Milanese fare and traditional Italian cuisine. Master the art of pasta-making in Milan with a unique cooking class at the Towns of Italy Cooking School – a charming contemporary premises! To begin with, embark on a captivating culinary journey in Milan by exploring the city's delightful bottegas, which are filled to the brim with fresh ingredients and regional delicacies. Accompanied by a skilled chef, you will have the opportunity to peruse these charming establishments, gaining knowledge about local specialties and traditional food heritage. Engaging with the vendors, you will also have the chance to sample some delectable treats within the bottegas before making your way to our state-of-the-art cooking school located in the vibrant center of town. Put on your aprons and listen attentively as your chef guides you through the art of creating splendid traditional dishes. Watch closely as the chef expertly demonstrates the process of making a delectable risotto. Then, with your own hands, meticulously craft fresh pasta by rolling it out. And don't forget the dessert! Measure out the ingredients precisely, finely mince, skillfully mix, and stir with grace. And of course, do not hesitate to taste along the way to ensure the perfect balance of flavors. Once everything is prepared to perfection, take a seat and savor this exquisite Italian feast accompanied by a fine glass of wine. It's an experience like no other – relishing in a meal that was crafted by your very own hands in the heart of Milan.

Everyone will love tasting what you learned to make at your cooking class in Milano! At the end of the experience, share the recipes you learned with your friends and family at home. You will receive a Cooking Class Attendance Certificate and a full Digital Recipe Booklet by email.

Generally including hand-made pasta, the menu varies slightly according to the season and also features pasta sauces, cheese fondue, and a dessert. Vegetarians are more than welcome: alternative recipes and other vegetarian options are available and included (advance notice is appreciated); those suffering from intolerance and/or allergies are also welcome.

Additional Details

  • Our Chef will accompany you to the Central Market of Milan for a visit
  • Tasting food and local products
  • In Milan, there's a delightful cooking class available.
  • Utensils for cooking and an apron were employed
  • Your lunch ingredients, all present and accounted for
  • (2 glasses of wine) Lunch with Wine
  • This certificate is awarded upon graduation.
  • With recipes, a digital booklet
  • We kindly request that you notify us in advance of any vegetarian dietary preferences, as we are pleased to offer suitable options for your enjoyment.
  • Visit of Milan’s grocery market with our chef
  • Local food tasting
  • Cooking class in Milan with our chef
  • Use of apron and cooking utensils
  • All ingredients for your lunch
  • Lunch with Wine Tasting (2 glasses of wine)
  • Graduation Certificate
  • Booklet with recipes

Cancellation Policy

At least 48 hours advance notice is required for clients seeking to cancel their activity. Doing so will lead to either a full refund or credit. The full price will be charged if you fail to attend your scheduled event.

Meeting Point

Via Giovanni Battista Sammartini corner, Piazza Quattro Novembre, 20125 Milano MI, Milan

Look for our chef at the info Point inside Mercato Centrale, on the ground floor.
Address: Via Giovanni Battista Sammartini 1 (corner piazza IV Novembre) next to Central Rail Station.

Clients are required to be at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.

To remember

We cannot wait to welcome you to the land of authentic products and unforgettable experiences.

Clients are kindly encouraged to arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes ahead of the scheduled departure time.

We kindly request that you factor this into your travel plans. Regrettably, we are unable to accommodate any delays, no matter how brief, and we regret to inform you that failing to attend the experience will not qualify for a refund, including partial refunds.

Children and teenagers under 18 years of age should always be accompanied by at least one adult. In the event that this requirement is not met, we retain the right to exclude the underage participant, and unfortunately, no refund will be provided.

Menu varies slightly according to the season but will generally include hand-made pasta, pasta sauces, cheese fondue and a dessert.

Please inform us of any food intolerance or allergy in advance.
Please let us know in advance any special need or impaired mobility of the clients and we will do our best to accomodate them.

*Vegetarians and/or those suffering from intolerance and/or allergies are more than welcome: vegetarian and other alternative recipes are available and included (advance notice is appreciated).

Please note that pets are not allowed on this tour.