Cooking Class: Italian Restaurant Recreations

Chef Landi recreates selection of popular restaurant dishes in this hands-on cooking class.


Even when you have a favorite restaurant, nothing beats home cooking for freshness and flavor. In this hands-on class with Chef Landi, you’ll learn to create several well-loved dishes from popular American-style Italian restaurants in the comfort of your own kitchen.


Start with a salad featuring roasted beets, oranges and goat cheese dressed with a tangy raspberry dressing. Next, create a savory ravioli alla vodka enrobed in red sauce and seasoned with garlic and onions. Finish up with a decadent chocolate lava cake exploding with gooey fudge-sauce goodness.


Roasted Beets and Orange Salad 

With goat cheese and raspberry dressing

Ravioli alla Vodka 

 With garlic, onions, butter, vodka, red sauce, heavy cream and Parmesan

Chocolate Lava Cake 

With butter, chocolate chips, eggs, sugar and flour

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Event Duration 2 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsPasta Making, Gourmet, Italian, Mediterranean, Group, Valentine's, Mother's Day
  • 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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10 Jan 2024

Wonderful experience with Chef Landi! He is very kind and welcoming, loves what he does and it shows! Highly recommend, we are ready to book our next class with him again! Thanks again Chef. :)

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09 Jan 2024

Chef Landi was amazing. He is an incredible chef and all the food was amazing. He is also an incredible host and has many amazing stories to tell.

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04 Jul 2023

Chef Landi was incredible! He is so kind and welcoming. Not only does he teach you how to make amazing food, but he makes you feel very comfortable to try new things and it tastes so good. 100% would recommend him and his cooking classes to others

$ 85 Per person

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

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Event location: Philadelphia

Chef’s Place


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Meet your chef

Chef Landi
Chef Landi Verified chef

Chef Landi began his culinary career many decades ago as a restaurant server in Italy. His passion for food led to a career with rapid growth as he quickly became confident in the kitchen, learning classical Italian culinary training. Upon relocating to the U.S. in 2001, Chef Landi channeled his culinary passions and valuable skills into a profession of culinary instruction. A highly-respected chef and instructor, Chef Landi is certainly someone to learn from.

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