Culinary Ateliers

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Culinary experts & Wine connoisseurs

Our ateliers of cuisine and wine tasting are held by different culinary experts and wine connoisseurs throughout Italy and we regret not to list them all. Each atelier’s program will be detailed at the time of your request. Our experts teach food lovers the art of gastronomy and wine tasting, infused with values such as creativity and conviviality.

Italian flavours Ateliers

Looking for a private hands-on cooking class while you’re in Italy? A class offering vegetarian dishes that celebrate seasonal organic and local fruits & vegetables, inspired by the exuberant and rustic cuisine of Italy? Then enrol for one of our Culinary Ateliers experience.

We organize Culinary Ateliers all around Italy, in amazing location, typical  restaurats and romantic venues.

Five cooking classes Ateliers to get the most

Hands-on atelier based on natural and fresh products for a contemporary usage of the main ingredients forming the basis of the Mediterranean Diet, which has recently been awarded UNESCO status, being included on the Intangible Heritage list, and which has for centuries been a symbol of the Italian cultural identity.  The course is organised on two levels: a basic level for those who have little or no culinary experience, or who have never ventured into the Italian cuisine, and an advanced level for those who already have some familiarity with the preparation of Mediterranean gastronomy.

Hands-on atelier for an introduction to a variety of ingredients and flavourings to show how to make vegetarian meals that are interesting, nutritious and of course delicious! Develop your confidence with the essentials, such as making sauces, creating fabulous salads, adapt recipes to suit your own taste and meet other aspiring veggie cooks and enjoy socialising as you eat what the group have coke.
Our Vegetarian Cooking classes are organized all over Italy. We invite you to savour the delectable  flavours of our local recipes. Italian cuisine features a wonderful abundance of vegetable based dishes, so our lessons can easily cater to vegetarian participants.

Hands-on to discover the delicious Italian recipes featuring dishes that cater to your vegan dietary requirements. Vegans, in addition to being vegetarian, do not use other animal products and by-products such as eggs, dairy products, honey, leather, fur, silk, wool, cosmetics, and soaps derived from animal products.  You will learn the many aspects of vegan nutrition and cooking  with whole foods cooking, including grains, vegetables, beans, and vegan proteins,  alternatives to cow milk and other dairy products, tofu all different ways, and vegan baking.

Pasta is one of the most popular foods in the world! It is tasty, easy to cook and can be used in a wide variety of dishes. The hands-on fresh pasta cooking classes aren’t just about making pasta; they’re about making great pasta that can be replicated time and again at home, gain the confidence and skills to create the same amazing pizzas or pasta by hand with no machine You’ll learn everything you need to know about ribbon pasta (tagliatelle, linguine, pappardelle, spaghetti…) and the essentials of filled pasta such as ravioli, tortellini, tortolloni and more. Learn to make pizza, the secrets and the recipes of real Italian pizza or pasta.

Pizzeria in Naples

During these Desserts hands-on ateliers you will learn how to prepare classic Italian desserts using fresh and  seasonal produce. The Chef will guide you through the recipes and give you some great tips in making these desserts. The quality of the Italian cuisine, especially of the sweets, breads and desserts is truly unique and is difficult to parallel among cuisines of other cultures. Freshness and quality of ingredients, along with centuries of refining and perfecting the recipes of artist bakers and pastry chefs are difficult to parallel. From rustic breads to festival sweets, Italian life is all about local specialties that define tradition like cookies, biscuits and ice-creams.

Culinary Ateliers Experience

Our culinary ateliers are all hands-on and not just boring theoretical classes! Everyone gets involved in the making of the meals so everyone can learn and have fun. Of course, one of our professional chefs will lead the class in order to give you tricks and advices about recipes.

You can choose the theme that suits you. The classes are for everyone, from complete beginners to the more established cooks among us, without forgetting the budding little chefs! Our cooking classes are delivered by professional Chefs who have worked in world-class culinary establishments, and have a wealth of experience to share.

Cooking is a great natural team building activity, an original and interactive way to entertain and build relationships and lots of fun for many  occasion. All abilities in the kitchen are extremely welcome and we will make sure from the outset that everyone has an amazing time with us.

We offer cooking and pastry ateliers, as well as cocktail lessons, to beginners, connoisseurs and enthusiasts and the opportunity to learn to cook Italian using carefully chosen fresh and branded products to keep spreading the famed delightfulness of Italian food all over the world.

Why choose Italy for your cooking vacations?

Food is the heart and the soul of Italian culture and is a true passion for the Italian people. What better way to discover and celebrate the real Italy than an authentic and inspiring cooking vacation led by locals who have learned the age-old traditions passed down from generation to generation.

Do you want to incorporate a few days of genuine cooking into your own vacation in Italy? Then Italy Creative  is the right choice for you.

Why choose Italy Creative?

Our credo and promise to you: a top quality, authentic, intimate cooking experience, with lots of fun and friendship and memories. Furthermore:

  • we specialize  in emotional  culinary travel
  • we have both set departures and dates on request for as few as 2 people
  • we have 24/7 contact numbers for any problems before and during travel
  • we have the knowledge to assist you with any travel and services


Our events are not limited to small group sizes, but we can integrate  it to the number of your participants, we can divided the group in 2 or 3 parts. The maximum number in our classes is never more than 8 to 12, depending on the size of the kitchen, unless booked by a private group.


We offer a number of different itineraries to suit participants of all cooking levels. You can choose the length from half day, single day experience, multiple days or weekly programs before booking your cooking class. Each course is different, contact us for more information we shall provide you with an unforgettable experience.

If you’re interested in extending the experience, you can add:

Looking for something fun, challenging, and creative that’s a great way to improve working relationships?Then why not try one of our Five Cooking Classe Ateliers for a team building event that is a great way of getting people to work together. Cooking is a great natural team building activity, an original and interactive way to entertain and build relationships with clients and lots of fun for any party or celebratory occasion. All abilities in the kitchen are extremely welcome and we will make sure from the outset that everyone has an amazing time.
The teams will face challenges such as who will be first to finish cooking their meal, who will be the cleanest in the kitchen, who will create the finest presentation and crucially, who will make the tastiest meal.
Our tutor can discuss with you how to customise your team building day to suit your requirements.

If you are organizing a dinner or cocktail party  and wish to cook and serve you up a savory meal then we can provide you a personal chef to assist and guide your party event to meet your needs. Our interactive cooking class and private cooking parties are designed to be fun, entertaining, educational and delicious.

The food has a tremendous ability to heal our bodies which is why cooking and yoga are a winning combination for the wellbeing. If you’re struggling somewhat with your diet and you’re feeling stress, anxiety, physical tension, or mental restlessness, you probably know that diet and your mental and emotional wellbeing are all connected. Practicing  yoga, physical postures or just breath work,  to create a more healthy mind body connection combined with holistic nutrition is a way of life.  You  can incorporate practical Yoga philosophy and mindfulness activities to make your experience much more than about eating. Yoga time will be interactive, a tailored experience to fit your life.

Enrol now for our Culinary Ateliers experience!