Cooking Class: Sweet and Savory Tuscan Cuisine

Chef Laura will teach you how to prepare a four-course Tuscan-inspired meal using fresh herbs, crunchy nuts and traditional ingredients. In this in-person cooking class, you'll begin with roasted tomato and olive crostini and a farro salad with pecorino Romano, pistachios, basil and mint. Your main course is grilled steak with aromatic rosemary and garlic. Round out this savory meal with a zesty Meyer lemon tart with a pine nut crust. 


Roasted Tomato and Olive Crostini 

With tomatoes, balsamic vinegar, basil and thyme 

Farro Salad With Pecorino Romano 

With apple cider, lemon juice, pistachios, basil, mint and arugula 

Grilled Steak With Rosemary and Garlic 

With balsamic, black pepper and lemon 

Meyer Lemon Tart With Pine Nut Crust 

With flour, sugar, butter, vanilla, eggs and sea salt

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 8
  • Event Duration 2 hours
  • Activity Level
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  • LabelsCouples, Group, Date Night, Italian, Singles, Valentine's
  • 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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02 Dec 2022

Amazing experience. Lara is awesome

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11 Mar 2023

Chef Laura is very talented and her home and kitchen are perfect for teaching classes. We made a sugar cookie dough, royal icing and a chocolate ganache. Dulce de Le he was provide for decorating. Laura gave us good tips in how to roll out the dough and she taught us different techniques in decorating cookies. Everything was delicious!

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19 Dec 2022

Laura was so friendly and knowledgeable. It was a perfect way to kick of the holiday season. Her home is exquisite and she had all the tools of the trade. Very well organized and spotless

$ 115 Per person

all-inclusive: 2-hour class, meal and taxes.

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Chef Laura worked as a caterer and chef instructor after graduating with honors from the International Culinary Center. She hosts fun, exciting cooking classes that share her vast culinary knowledge and a host of varied cooking techniques. She’s an expert at maximizing flavor using seasonal ingredients to create truly beautiful dishes and invites her students to come prepared to elevate their cooking game.

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