Cooking Class: Make an Iconic Italian Feast

In this Italian-themed cooking class, Chef David will teach you all of the skills you need to make an impressive meal. First, make a selection of Italian hors d'oeuvres to kick off your culinary adventure. Then, whip up a bright chicken scallopini with tangy lemon and capers. 

You’ll also make a creamy risotto, complete with iconic saffron and colorful tomatoes. A classic Caesar salad with from-scratch dressing makes a refreshing side. For dessert, you’ll learn to create perfect layers of tiramisu, an iconic Italian sweet treat with rich coffee and creamy mascarpone.


Italian Hors d'Oeuvres

With Parma ham, Parmesan and olives

Lemon Chicken Scallopini

With capers and tomato sauce

Risotto Milanese

With Arborio rice, saffron and tomato

Caesar Salad

With Romaine lettuce, Parmesan, anchovies and homemade dressing


With mascarpone, coffee and amaretto

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 14
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
  • LabelsGroup, Gourmet, Date Night, Fun, Italian

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Jennifer B.

09 Nov 2022

Chef David is a world renowned French Chef and his culinary creations are amazing! He is a great instructor and empowers his students with confidence to create gourmet delicacies.

$ 95 Per person

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

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Before Chef David was an executive chef and owner of a restaurant in Switzerland, he had made appearances on a Food Network cooking show, hosted a show of his own and owned several restaurants in Iowa. At the time, he was the only French chef in Iowa. Chef David knows his way around the kitchen and is passionate about sharing his love of indulgent flavors and new culinary techniques with new audiences.

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