Cooking Class: Mastering Classic Italian Desserts

Satisfy your sweet tooth in the best way with this Italian-themed dessert cooking class. Chef ShaSha will guide you through all of the necessary techniques and recipes for making these classic Italian desserts.

Transport to a sunny sidewalk in Florence as you churn out an indulgent rich and creamy chocolate gelato alongside crunchy biscotti cookies. Then, learn to master the art of cannoli-making, filling perfectly crisp and golden shells with a decadent sweet ricotta filling featuring your choice of classic chocolate chips or tart citronella fruit. Wrap up this class by learning to bake an elegant chocolate pear cake like an expert Italian pastry chef. 



With chocolate, cream and milk


With Italian flour, eggs, and almonds or pistachios

Ricotta Cannoli

With a plain or chocolate shell, and chocolate chips or citronella fruit

Chocolate Pear Cake

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 8
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
  • LabelsBeginner, Date Night, Italian, Baking, Pastry

Guest reviews for Chef ShaSha

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Kaley K.

04 Nov 2021

Chef ShaSha is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to different cooking techniques. She is a teacher by nature. You can tell that her passion is pairing different foods together.

$ 135 Per person

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

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Chef ShaSha
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Chef ShaSha has cultivated her culinary expertise in a way that celebrates cultures from around the world. Throughout her career, she's developed and expanded her cooking skills in over 33 countries. In addition to her global cooking background, she's also a savvy businesswoman, having founded three companies focused on event planning, Italian fare and coffee, as well as presenting her expertise on the Travel Channel. As a professional culinary instructor, Chef ShaSha draws from her years of experience working in hotels, restaurants and catering, as well as her Master's degree in education to provide an enriching learning environment for her students. She loves the opportunity to share her knowledge with aspiring chefs and strives to do so in creative and engaging ways. 

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