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Cook like a Chef!

The owners have a passion for Southern Italian food, and love to share their expertise. My wife and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Calgary-Bill L
Calgary, Canada
Fantastic cookery class & food

The chef and his wife was very welcoming and chef was a great teacher. Learnt so much and have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vanessa H
Rainham, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Would you like to cook just like an Italian chef? Are dreaming of cooking the fantastic dishes typical of the Mediteranian cuisine you sampled on your holiday? Thanks to the Old Taverna Sorrentina Cooking School these wonderful dishes won't hold any...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Via Fuoro 23 | Dopo il terzo incrocio dalla Piazza Tasso nel cento storico, 80067, Sorrento, Italy
+39 333 610 1103
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 2 June 2011

We'd thoroughly enjoyed dinner at the Old Taverna Sorrentina, and gelato was next on our list, right next door. We noticed Chef instructing a couple - we could tell they who they were wearing the matching chef hats and aprons. We watched as Chef and...More

7  Thank rickheatherley
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 4 October 2015

My family of six adults (4 in their 20s, and my husband and I in our 50's) attended the Dishes of the Campania region. We learned to make Bruschetta Sorrentina, Gnocchi with a simple tomato sauce, Eggplant Parmesan, Chicken escalope Sorrento-style (tomato mozzarella in white...More

11  Thank Kerrinhp
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The owners have a passion for Southern Italian food, and love to share their expertise. My wife and I make our own pasta and have for years. However, we picked up many new techniques, and the Chef simplified the entire process. We made bruschetta, one...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The chef and his wife was very welcoming and chef was a great teacher. Learnt so much and have ordered a new pasta machine today. Really value for money, and you get to eat the food and the end. Meet some lovely people whilst cooking.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We scheduled this due to high winds canceling our boat trips and if I had known how wonderful it was going to be I would have booked it when I was still stateside. We made bruschetta, fresh pasta - tagliatelle in lemon sauce, ravioli in...More

Thank callen510
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This class has inspired me to incorporate private cooking classes into more of my travel experiences. Hands down, one of my favorite things about Italy was this class. This set the bar for what to expect from Italian cuisine! The class was fun, but really...More

Thank Raegs_316
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had so much fun doing this cooking class. We learnt such amazing, authentic recipes from the Sorrento region and we cannot stop cooking them at home now. The napoletana sauce and gnocchi are recipes you will use for life, we have had guests over...More

Thank Amaracristina99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group of four travelers took this class with a few others in September. Chef William and his wife were charming. We learned quite a lot, went home with some new cooking knowledge and ate the most amazing dinner when the class was complete! All...More

Thank Shelly T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came across Chef William word of mouth. Our last day of our trip and visit to Sorrento and this class combined learning, culture, humor and entertainment. A genuine experience and great way to highlight the trip. Highly recommended and we hope to host you...More

Thank danmartinr2018
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I were in Sorrento in late September and were looking for a cooking class for making Pizza. In Internet we found old Sorrentina cooking school and booked a class. Together with an Irish couple we had a fantastic evening. Learned techniques, do’s...More

Thank black092014
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Nine of us took this class together. The chef and his wife were great, explained everything as they went along. We were able to participate in the cooking. They were incredibly accommodating to one of our group who is gluten free. The food was yummy,...More

Thank KathiW347
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

This cooking class was beyond our expectations. The chef and his wife were fantastic. Funny, entertaining and oh so talented. It was definitely the highlight of our trip to Sorrento. Conveniently located in the center of town. We even dined at their adjacent restaurant the...More

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Aleesha S
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Response from foalks02 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you do, Chief William will wait for you outside.
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Response from sun610 | Reviewed this property |
I did four days course last December, I just call the number the chef called William, he will arrange for you, the email was managed by his cousin, the response wasn't good, and there was kind of lack communication between... More