It’s possible to create your own personalized program combining cooking classes with escursions (Portofino, Cinque Terre (Five Lands), Portovenere, Genoa etc).
We are specialized in small, 2 to 10 person classes working together with our Cooks to create a truly “personal” and behind-the scenes-experience.
Our it’s a full experience, a combination of food, wine, entertainment, laughter, exploration, the best of all .
Enjoy a full day, hands-on cooking lesson with our chefs for an introduction to authentic Ligurian recipes. Discover step-by-step how to make a satisfying, full Italian meal from appetizers to dessert, including the art of making pasta fresca. Learn to create such pastas as ravioli, trofie, gnocchi in this, hands-on pasta-making adventure. After you prepare your pasta, our chefs will use it to prepare tantalizing sauces such as fresh basil pesto, and other sauces.
Recipes vary according to the season, utilizing only the freshest ingredients available and providing you with a deeply individual Ligurian experience.
The best part is the conclusion: taste the success of your creations.
Example of one day at Villa Elvira’s
10:00 Pick up at your Hotel and travel to Villa Elvira to meet the staff.
10:30 Begin instruction, highlighting the history of Italian cooking and presenting the day’s menu. Be prepared to roll up your sleeves for a full day of hands-on experimentation in an authentic Italian kitchen.
13:30 Enjoy the fruits of your labor! Eat the epic feast that you just created complemented by some fine wines.
15:00 Return to your hotel and optionally begin our tour in the fabulous neighborhood :
A) Cinque Terre
B) Portofino and Santa Margherita
C) Sestri Levante
With you you’ll take a handful of exclusive recipes and memories to share with your family and friends.
Villa Elvira Cooking School is a cooking-school culinary program offering small group to Italy in Italian Riviera.
It’s the REAL THING, a combination of food, wine, entertainment, laughter, exploration, shopping, the best of all worlds. Our trips make good times even better. Come single, bring a friend and come prepared to make new ones!
Loredana, Owner of Villa Elvira, is a Professional Event Coordinator with fifteen years’ experience leading regional and international tours.
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Our trips make good times even better. Come single, bring a friend and come prepared to make new ones!