Cooking Class with a chef and Florence Historic Bottegas Food Tour in small group

Small Group Cooking Class and tour of Historic Bottegas Food in Florence

6 h
Food, Wine & nightlife
difficulty Very easy
Wheelchair Not Accessible
Immediate confirmation

Guided tour of Florence's Bottegas and cooking class with an italian chef in the center of Florence

We offer you a VIP hands-on cooking class in Florence which will leave you advancingly more knowledgeable on authentic Tuscan cuisines. We will take you through the Florentine ancient long history of Bottegas, where you will taste some gourmet ingredients

Cooking Class with a chef and Florence Historic Bottegas Food Tour in small group highlights: 

  • A cooking class in Florence to learn the specialties of the Tuscan cuisine with a professional and qualified Italian Chef.
  • Discover the secrets in making Florentine’s Potato Gnocchi, hand-made Pesto sauce, eggplant Parmigiana and Cantuccini.
  • Visit the ancient and long history of Florence’s Bottegas, while learning how to taste and buy the freshest ingredients.
  • Take this opportunity to stroll through the busy streets of Oltrarno, visiting the lively vibrant Italian markets.
  • Last but not least, enjoy tasting your home-cooked meal at the end of the class!

In our most popular cooking class in Florence, this VIP Cooking Class will provide you with the experience, knowledge and love for the Italian cooking and taste. Our highly qualified, experienced Chef will lead you through from choosing the freshest ingredients to the secrets of preparing Tuscan gourmets. Depending on the seasons, the cooking menu may vary but everything will be made from scratch! You will be also taken to the streets of Oltrano, visiting the Bottegas of Florence.

Tuscan Gourmets in Florence

Florence is known for its delicious Tuscan culinary traditions. Most Florentine dishes are made from scratch using traditional cooking methods and tools. Florence is famous for its antipasti along with different varieties of wood oven cooked bread, Cantuccini, salami and finocchiona, schiacciata, ribollita and many others. "CANTUCCINI" is the most famous dessert biscuits of the Tuscan region and dipping them into "vinsanto" sweet wine, is a must experience!

VIP Cooking Master Class

Following our professional and experienced Chef, stroll through the old town discovering the fascinating authentic historic Bottegas where you will learn about and taste some gourmet typical Tuscan products, as well as buying some of the freshest ingredients you will need for the recipes in your cooking class. As our experienced and passionate Italian chef guides you through our hands-on cooking class, you will learn multiple Italian secrets and traditional cooking techniques. Our chef will take you through the old town into the ancient historic Bottegas to learn how to taste and choose the freshest ingredients to make a mouth – watering Potato, Gnocchi, or eggplant Parmigiana or creamy Pesto sauce. And of course, our class will not be complete without knowing the Cantuccini recipe, serve with one of the finest regional Tuscan wines.

Florentine Bottegas

Bottegas are known as a workshop or a studio, wherein the Italians have a knack for keeping their family honed secret recipes to themselves. Here, we will be given the opportunity to taste and try samples of different family recipes handed down from generations. Learn the many varieties of typical Tuscan gourmets. After the tour of the historic bottegas, you will reach our incredible and exclusive location for your hands-on cooking class, right in the heart of Florence. Wear your apron and start listening to the Chef: you will prepare with him a delicious lunch like a true Italian. An interesting Florence City GuideBook, that also includes the recipes you cooked, will be our present to give you fresh suggestions and make your stay in Florence and Tuscany even more memorable.

Other Food Tours in Florence

If cooking is your passion, take a look at our gourmet food and wine tour in Florence. Among the most requested we recommend our Pizza and Ice Cream Cooking lesson in Florence, to learn how to make pizza and ice cream under the guidance of an authentic chef! For an exclusive experience, do not miss the Private Tour to discover the flavors of Florence: from truffled sandwich to olive oil, passing through cold meats and typical cheeses until you arrive to Italian coffee and a delicious ice cream.

  • Florence
  • Cooking Class in a kitchen in Florence with a professional chef
  • Guided Food Tour of Florence historic food Bottegas
  • All ingredients for your lunch
  • Lunch with Wine tasting of Tuscan wines
  • Food and local products tasting
  • Graduation Certificate
  • Booklet with recipes
  • Tips (optional)
Meeting point: 

Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.


This tour has a maximum of 12 participants. Please communicate any food allergies or intollerance at the moment of booking.

Confirmation will be received at time of booking. You will receive a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.