Cooking Class: Rustic Classics From Southern Italy

Chef Francesca shares a selection of hearty dishes from her childhood in Sardinia.

The rustic menu in this hands-on cooking class with Chef Francesca represents the best of the region, and all recipes she loved while growing up in southern Italy. An authentic experience of flavor and tradition await you!

You’ll prepare a platter of cured meats and cheese chosen by the chef before choosing either an arugula salad with walnuts and figs or a fennel salad with Parmesan and pecans. For your entrée, you’ll select homemade tagliatelle carbonara or pistachio-crusted salmon, and desert is your choice of a classic tiramisu or a creamy panna cotta baked from scratch.


Cured Meat and Cheese Platter 

 Chef's selection of two meats and cheeses


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Arugula with walnuts, figs, radicchio and cheese 

Fennel with shaved parmesan and pecans


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Pistachio-crusted salmon with asparagus
Homemade tagliatelle carbonara


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Classic tiramisu 

Panna cotta

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsCouples, Pasta Making, Gourmet, Italian, Date Night, Mother's Day, Holiday
  • This is a BYOB venue and alcoholic beverages are not available for sale. You are welcome to bring beer and wine to enjoy during class.

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27 Aug 2022

Fantastic chef!

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13 Feb 2024

She was amazing! So much fun and learned so much. We enjoyed it greatly! Thank you Francesca!

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03 Dec 2023

Chef Francesca was amazing. We had a great time. She was so knowledgeable about Italian cooking. We learned and laughed so much. The pasta was delicious. We will definitely book another class with her!!!

$ 135 Per person

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

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Event location: Los Angeles

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Meet your chef

Chef Francesca
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Chef Francesca was born and raised in Sardinia, Italy, and discovered her passion for cuisine at an early age. Her greatest love is cooking traditional foods from her homeland using traditional techniques to create authentic homemade pastas, sauces and desserts.

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