Cooking Class: Crafting Authentic Italian Pasta

Discover an authentic Italian recipe in this hands-on cooking class. Chef Alex will guide you through advanced culinary techniques to create classic Italian dishes.

Begin by crafting a hearty ribollita soup brimming with warm tomatoes, kale and potatoes and topped with crispy Tuscan bread. For the main event, roll, shape and prepare fresh squash-stuffed cappelletti pasta from scratch. Then, cover your handmade cuisine with a savory sauce filled with warm spices, hazelnuts and creamy ricotta. End your class by crafting a silky panna cotta with warm spices and fresh, seasonal fruit.


Ribollita Soup

Tuscan bread soup with tomatoes, kale and potatoes

Handmade Squash Cappelletti Pasta

With brown butter, sage, ricotta and hazelnuts

Classic Panna Cotta

With seasonal fruit, cinnamon and allspice

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Activity Level
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  • LabelsCouples, Pasta Making, Vegetarian, Date Night, Italian

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02 Mar 2023

Chef Alex was phenomenal! He made the entire experience fun, informative, and interactive! He is a super friendly, talented and easygoing guy. We learned a ton and had an amazing and unique date night. Highly recommend!

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Bridget B.

13 Jun 2022

We loved our class with Chef Alex! He is such a good teacher and kept us engaged the entire time while we learned new cooking techniques. I highly recommend all of his classes for anyone in the Chicago area looking for a fun culinary experience!

$ 99 Per person

all-inclusive: 2.5-hour class, meal and taxes.

This class does not have any dates.

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After graduating from a classic French culinary school in the Midwest, Chef Alex worked in prestigious Michelin starred kitchens focusing on French, Italian and Mediterranean cuisines. Passionate about all things culinary, with a special fondness for handmade Italian pasta, Chef Alex loves to share his wealth of knowledge and devotion to the art of cooking with his guests for an unforgettable experience in the kitchen.

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