Cooking Class in the Centre of Rome with Market Tour

5 h
Food, Wine & nightlife
difficulty Very easy
Wheelchair Not Accessible
Best reviews

Extremely highly recommended.

Mike T

Cooking Class in the Centre of Rome with Market Tour

Come and learn how to cook typical Italian dishes! Italian cuisine is one of the most famous in the world and you can learn to cook it from our professional Chef, with our cooking class in Rome. Join a Roman house near Circus Maximus, meet new people and learn the secrets of the Italian cuisine!

Visit the Market of Rione Testaccio, one of the most characteristic in Rome.
Look for fresh local products and learn about Italian food culture.
Learn how to make delicious Italian dishes with the expert guidance of our Chef.
Join a professional kitchen and have an authentic cooking eXPerience in Rome.
Get to know new people, cook real Italian dishes, and taste what you have prepared.

Come and join us for the most enchanting cooking class in Rome: you can finally learn how to prepare those delicious dishes you always loved in Italian restaurants.

A wonderful food and wine activity in the centre of Rome

This unique food eXPerience in Rome starts with a visit to the Market of Rione Testaccio, one of the most characteristic food markets in the Capital, where ancient flavors, smells and the typical Italian culinary traditions are mixed with the modern architectural structure. Here you can choose all the fresh products you want to cook with our professional chef.

Learn how to cook like Italians to togheter with a professional chef

Once you will have filled your cart, you will finally enter the professional and well-equipped kitchen of our cooking school, just in front of the Circus Maximus, a real peaceful green oasis in the heart of Imperial Rome! Let yourself be guided by the Chef’s suggestions and her expert hands as you start to make the dishes you have previously decided together.

Enjoy a true homemade lunch made by yourelf

At the end of the cooking class, you can sit at the table with the other guests and taste what you have prepared: comment on the dishes, chat, have fun and get to know new people! We have designed this amazing tour both as a way to learn to cook the real Italian way, but also as a reason to get to know new people and discover your love for the exquisite cuisine. A one of a kind cooking class in Rome that can fill your appetite, your curiosity, but also your heart!

More cooking lessons in Rome!

If you reallywant to learn how to cook delicious Italian recipes, take a look also at our other cooking lessons in the centre of Rome:

  • Testaccio Market
  • Transfer to the Cooking School in the Circus Maximus
  • Market Tour at Testaccio
  • Cooking Class with the Chef
  • Lunch
  • Beverages
  • Tips (optional)
  • Any additional purchase at the Testaccio Market
Meeting point: 

The meeting point is close to the Testaccio Market, near Piazza Orazio Giustiniano.
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.


We suggest you wear casual clothes and to take your camera with you to capture the dishes you will be preparing with our Chef.
Please tell us if you are allergic or intolerant to any product, or if you prefer vegetarian or vegan menus.
The cancellation policy for this eXPerience provides the possibility to cancel your reservation in the following ways:

  • up to 11 days from the eXPerience date: 100% refund
  • from 10 days to 4 days from the eXPerience date: Refund of 50% from the total
  • from 3 days prior the eXPerience: No refund
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability. Once your booking is confirmed we will email you a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.

Reviews of Cooking Class in the Centre of Rome with...

Reviewed by Walter G from Canada

Cooking should always be this interesting and fun!

We were fortunate to be able to spend the better part of a day with Daniela and her assistant Arianna learning about and preparing Italian cuisine. What a fantastic experience. It began (as noted in other reviews) at a market cafe where we discussed and agreed on a menu. Then it was off to the market to pick up the necessary ingredients. What an experience! We began to realize that this "cooking school" was more than just food prep. It was also about learning the traditions, regional differences and ingredients of Italian cooking. Once the market was behind us, we drove with Daniela to her beautiful home where we immediately began preparing (and leaning about) what was to become our meal. What impressed us the most was the simplicity of Daniela's approach to preparing the creations. She made it easy to imagine preparing the recipes back home. Daniela is a great teacher, a wonderful host and someone we hope to meet again on our next trip to Rome.
Reviewed by Gwyn S from Australia

Relaxed and enjoyable experience

Daniela and her assistant met us at Testaccio food market where we enjoyed shopping for the meat, cheeses, fruit and vegetables for the lunch. We then went to her home nearby where we sat at the kitchen bench and helped prepare the food - chopping and dicing vegetables and learning how to prepare zucchini flowers for stuffing and cooking including taking out the stamen. Daniela's explanations of what she was cooking and her methods were excellent. I am an experienced cook but learnt a lot from the demonstrations. We were given the recipes at the start so we were able to make our own notes for future reference.
Reviewed by 128TeddyO from Canada

Holiday Highlight!

Our day with Daniela and her assistant Olivia was one of the high points in our trip to Rome. From shopping for fresh ingredients at the Testaccio Market to cooking and eating wonderful food, we thoroughly enjoyed the experience, and the company. Truly memorable, and something we would recommend highly to anyone who is looking for a vacation experience a little out of the ordinary. Something we will definitely repeat if we return to Rome.
Reviewed by AngelaWood99 from Australia

What a lovely way to spend a day!

I have returned from Rome a few days ago and one of the highlights of my trip was having a cooking lesson. My husband and I arranged to meet Daniela and Olivia at the Testaccio Market and discussed our food preferences over capuccino before heading into the market to purchase the fresh produce. Heading back to Daniela's beautiful home we watched and helped prepare the meal, and then enjoyed our lunch with some very nice wine. It was a really lovely day - nice to get out of the crush of tourists in the city. What I really liked is that the lesson was private so we got a lot of personal attention! Thank you so much to Daniela and Olivia.