Cooking Class: Dreamy Italian Dinner in Your Kitchen

Take your tastebuds to Italy in this chef-led cooking class where you'll create Italian classics using fresh ingredients. In this exciting course with Chef Mert, you'll learn valuable culinary skills including how to make incredible fresh pasta and other Italian favorites.

First, create a heavenly trio of garlic-herb crostinis with toppings including bacon and caramelized onions, ricotta and roasted tomatoes with basil, and artichoke with spinach and feta. Next, roll up your sleeves and create your own fresh pappardelle pasta to be served in a creamy carbonara sauce. End the night on a sweet note with decadent homemade tiramisu that you'll love to recreate at home. 


Trio of Garlic-Herb Crostini


Bacon, caramelized onions and rosemary

Ricotta, roasted tomatoes and basil

Artichoke, spinach and feta

Homemade Pappardelle Pasta Alla Carbonara

With pancetta and Parmesan

Homemade Tiramisu

With ladyfingers, mascarpone and cocoa

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsGroup, Pasta Making, Beginner, Date Night, Italian, Valentine's, 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.

Reviews Guests Left For This Experience

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23 Apr 2024

Chef Mert provided a memorable experience for my Girlfriend and I. He personalized the experience and was very clear with his instructions as he guided us through the process. Will 100% recommend to friends, family, and work colleagues for team builders.

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12 Mar 2024

Chef Mert was absolutely the best! His ingredients were fresh and very unique. The experience was fun and highly educational. He‘s knowledgeable about his craft. Above all, he was absolutely professional and took his time to make the cooking experience such an interactive one. We highly recommend Chef Mert!!!

Outside Reviews for Chef Mert

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Bridget Berger

28 May 2022

Chef Mert is fantastic! He provided us with a wonderful culinary experience that exceeded our expectations. I highly recommend his classes and booking him as your next private chef!

$ 149 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 Mert
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Chef Mert hails from a family of exceptional cooks who take pride in their Balkan and Mediterranean culinary cultures. He applied his natural talents while working at Michelin-starred Spago Beverly Hills. His experience preparing meals for A-list celebrities and food critics helped expand his enterprise as a private chef. In Chef Mert’s view, cuisine is an artform where passion and soul are as important as flavor and texture.

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