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Florence Cooking Class: Learn How to Make Gelato and Pizza provided by FlorenceTown

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Florence Cooking Class: Learn How to Make Gelato and Pizza

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 22/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Most trips to Italy involve plenty of pizza and cones of gelato but on this tour, you won’t just get to sample both specialties: learn how to make them (and will walk away with new skills). Class sizes are small, so you receive personal instruction from a trained Italian chef. Make pizza dough from scratch, learn gelato-making tips, and enjoy tastings of both at the end of your class.
  • Receive personal instruction from a professional Italian chef
  • Enjoy pizza and gelato at the end of class, with wine or soft drinks
  • Take home a recipe booklet to try out your newfound skills
  • Learn about the history of pizza-making across Italy
What to Expect
Your Italian culinary immersion begins in the afternoon or evening in central Florence, depending on the session you select. The class begins with an introduction to pizza in Italy, from its long history to its different regional varieties. Once you’ve learned all about Italy’s favorite dish, don your apron and hat and get cooking. Class sizes are kept small, so you receive personal attention from the chef. Learn how to make your own pizza dough from scratch, knead the dough, prepare traditional tomato sauce, and select your own toppings. As the dough rises, you also learn how to make gelato—Italy’s answer to ice cream, famous for its rich, ultra-creamy consistency. End your class with a meal: Eat the pizza you made from scratch and enjoy gelato for dessert, plus glasses of wine or soft drinks. A recipe booklet is also included so you can try out your new skills upon returning home.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Via Pellicceria, 3, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Pizza and Gelato lesson with famous local Chefs
  • Use of apron and cooking utensils
  • All ingredients for pizza and gelato making
  • Dinner with Wine Tastings (soft drinks for children)
  • Graduation Certificate
  • Booklet with recipes
  • Free subscription to our Food & Wine Club (25-Euro value), to access special discounts online on wine and typical products
  • Gelato making show cooking
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The tour runs rain or shine.
  • No-shows will not be refunded.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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David wrote a review Mar 2020
2 contributions
My fiancee and I had a lot of fun at this class. The instructors were friendly, helpful, and informative, and the pizza we made was delicious.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Jess wrote a review Feb 2020
2 contributions
Honestly one of the best things we’ve ever done! It was so much fun and the pizza and gelato was out of this world! We will now be pizza and gelato snobs ha! Caterina was an incredible chef, so knowledgeable and made the whole experience exciting fun and just amazing! If you are
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Date of experience: February 2020
Abby O wrote a review Jan 2020
4 contributions
Our experience with this workshop was top notch! The meet up point was easy to find, and the walk there was great. The quality of ingredients we were given was fantastic. We found this to be a great opportunity to meet other people in the same situation as us and connect with
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Date of experience: January 2020
activetwin wrote a review Jan 2020
Katy, Texas USA15 contributions9 helpful votes
So much fun learning how to make pizza and gelato. You get to put your own flavor on the pizza too. Great if you are by yourself, or with a small group.
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Date of experience: October 2019
Stephanie W wrote a review Jan 2020
4 contributions2 helpful votes
By strange start, I'll say that the meeting point for this tour was, by the account of our first guide (chef who met us) 10 minutes away. However, after an 18 minute walk (one of my daughters timed it) through the dark and crowded city with 25 people following her, we finally
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Date of experience: December 2019
About the operator

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Great Introductory Tour
Easy bike ride, very knowledgeable guide, and a well planned tour that explains a lot of the city's history. I wou
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Outstanding Tour guide Rubina!
An amazing custom designed wine tour to the Chianti Region by Rubina (Florencetown company - Tuscany) An outstandi
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Great tour with Lisa
It was a very pleasant experience to learn the history, architecture and politics of Florence from the knowledgeab
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Great tour
Great route. Marzia was friendly and enthusiastic. Just the right amount of history and interesting stories
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Online Cooking Class.
We love FlorenceTown tours! So professional and knowledgeable. We love every tour they offer. It Italy we did the
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Scary heights but worth it for the views from the top.Only attempt it if you are capable of walking up a lot of ste
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Visit the top of the Duomo while you can!
The view from the top of the Duomo is unforgettable, as are the 470 or so steps to get there! However, it is not fo
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City escape
A beautiful town to stroll around in for a couple of days with nice history and museums very good food and restaura
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Helen S
Walking tour with Eleanora
Our guide was so enthusiastic. She was hugely knowledgeable about the history and art of Florence. She went out of
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Marco is awesome
The whole experience was amazing. Marco and Gregory where great and everything was amazing you need to do this clas
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Wonderful Tour
It was an informative and interesting tour. Our guide was wonderful! I wish I could remember her name as she was on
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Cooking Class with Marco
Wonderful day .. toured market and tasted many different brands cheeses .. Marco very knowledgeable . Great way to
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Sharon M
Lovely cooking class
I opted for this cooking class as a solo activity while in Florence and I am so glad I did. Apart from learning mor
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An Awesome Tour!
I love the history of Florence and the Medici was a huge part of it. No one else signed up for the tour so I had my
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Learnt a lot
We have been to Florence several times and have taken part to various experiences and tours over the years. I have
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