Lake Maggiore cooking class

Lake Maggiore -

Take part in a unique cooking class with a personal chef and have lunch in the woods surrounding Lake Maggiore. Prepare Italian dishes with the help of Marco Perocco, a personal chef who will be happy to share his best recipes with you!The cooking class will take place at Marco's home, located in the Ticino Natural Park. You will enjoy the beautiful natural environment and you will have lunch in the wood, tasting food and complimentary beer or wine. You will also have the chance to walk in the woods surrounding the chef's property and try to spot the animals that live in it, like foxes, hares, dormice, wild boars, buzzards, cuckoos and woodpeckers. This is not a fixed menu experience: the chef will match your requests with the other participants' needs. In this way, you will define which dishes you will prepare (some examples could be: pasta, lasagne, gnocchi, ravioli, risotto, parmigiana, caponata, ossobuco, involtini, cannoli, tiramisù, pannacotta, zabaione).You will then enjoy a three-course lunch, chosen among different menu options' matching the interests of participants. Before the cooking class, you will agree on the menu with the chef, who will suggest different menu options such as meat, fish, vegan or Italian regional cuisine (Lombardy, Naples, Rome, Sicily, Genoa...). You will use organic ingredients, coming mainly from local farms.

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  • The chef speaks Italian, English and French. If guests speak different languages, English will be used
  • In case of adverse weather conditions lunch will be held inside
  • Please wear comfortable shoes
  • An optional pick-up option is available from Sesto Calende Railway Station, 15 minutes before the beginning of the class. In case of pick-up option, directly contact the local operator. You can find his contact information in the voucher after booking
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