Cooking Class: Handmade Italian Classics

Join Chef Landi for an exploration of traditional Italian cuisine with a hint of modern flair in this hands-on cooking class. You will start the meal by steaming mussels in a white wine butter sauce for a classic Italian starter served with Italian crostini. For the main course, learn to craft handmade spinach and ricotta gnocchi with a roasted garlic and tomato basil sauce. To finish the meal, add a burst of freshness to a classic Italian dessert with a decadent strawberry tiramisu.


Steamed Mussels in White Wine Butter Sauce

With extra virgin olive oil, garlic and Italian crostini

Ricotta Spinach Gnocchi

With Parmesan cheese

Homemade Roasted Garlic Tomato Basil Sauce

With extra virgin olive oil and oregano

Strawberry Tiramisu

With sugar, lady fingers, heavy cream, mascarpone cheese and vanilla

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsGroup, Pasta Making, Vegetarian, Date Night, Italian, Holiday, 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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24 Feb 2024

Wonderful meal and conversations with Landi. We felt welcome and learned a lot. We will be booking another event with him.

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09 Nov 2023

Great involvement , but cleanliness issues , and waiting on recipes promised .

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09 Apr 2024

I bought this as a Christmas gift with my girlfriend. It was fantastic. Chef Landi was very knowledgeable and had so many great cooking stories. The food we made was incredible.

$ 95 Per person

all-inclusive: 2.5-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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