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Traditional classic cooking class – Lake Maggiore

From 100€ / person

Experience the true essence of Italian cuisine in our Traditional Classic Cooking Class at lake Maggiore!

Led by a local chef in a beautiful natural setting, you’ll learn how to create mouth-watering dishes that are steeped in tradition and flavor.

Pasta, Lasagne, Gnocchi, Ravioli, Risotto, Pesto, Parmigiana, Caponata, Ossobuco alla milanese, Involtini, Cannoli, Tiramisù, Panna cotta, Zabaione, and more, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the rich culinary heritage of Italy.

Using only the freshest and most organic ingredients, you’ll learn the techniques and secrets to creating authentic, traditional dishes.

Immerse yourself in the authentic flavors of Italy as you cook alongside a professional chef in an idyllic outdoor location.

Perfect for food enthusiasts and those looking to expand their cooking skills, this one-of-a-kind class is an experience not to be missed.

Book your spot now for the Traditional Classic Cooking Class at lake Maggiore now and discover the secrets of traditional Italian cooking in the great outdoors!


Sesto Calende, a small town in the Ticino Natural Park in the lake Maggiore area, easily reachable from

  • Milan – 45 minutes by train or by car
  • Stresa – 20 minutes by train, 35 minutes by car
  • Como – 45 minutes by car
  • Milan Malpensa Airport – 30 minutes by car

We will have lunch in the wood, literally, enjoying food and complimentary beer or wine.

In case of adverse weather conditions, lunch will be held in the living room of my home which has large windows overlooking the woods.

Lasagna bolognese on the plate


  • hands-on cooking class
  • three courses meal
  • quality wine or beer
  • bottled water
  • lunch in the wood
  • taxes
Pasta with sardines (Sicilian recipe)


Customers will receive a full refund with 24 hours notice of cancellation. The total amount will be charged if the booking is canceled less than 24 hours before the event.

Frequently asked questions

What is the duration of Marco’s Kitchen cooking class?

Usually, 3 hours are spent in the kitchen preparing the 3-course meal which is then shared. Therefore, the total duration is usually about 4-5 hours.

In my group there are people who are not interested in cooking, can they only participate in the lunch (or dinner) prepared by me?

Yes, of course, contact us for more information.

Need more info?

Don’t you find availability for the desired date?

Do you have some special requirements?

Don’t hesitate to contact us, we will answer your questions!

ossobuco milanese
Sicilian cannoli