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Vegan Cooking Class – Lake Maggiore

From 100€ / person

Join our vegan Italian cooking class at lake Maggiore, held in a beautiful natural setting, led by a local chef who knows all the secrets of traditional vegan dishes from Italy.

Experience the beauty of nature and the authentic flavors of Italy without any animal products!

Learn how to prepare classic Italian recipes such as

  • caponata, a Sicilian dish based on eggplant and tomatoes
  • ribollita, a Tuscan soup based on cabbage, potatoes, and beans
  • risotto with mushrooms or any vegetable in season
  • pasta with broccoli
  • biancomangiare, a Sicilian dessert based on almonds

Discover the delicious and healthy options that Italy has to offer for those following a plant-based diet.

All ingredients used in the class are seasonal, organic and locally sourced to ensure the best taste and quality.

Don’t miss this opportunity to expand your culinary skills, enjoy the taste of Italy without compromising your values and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature.

Book your vegan cooking class at lake Maggiore now!”


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.

Caponata (Sicilian vegan dish)


  • hands-on cooking class
  • three courses meal
  • quality wine or beer
  • bottled water
  • lunch in the wood
  • taxes
Asparagus and turmeric risotto


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!

Pumpkin and Jerusalem artichoke soup

And if you’re not already Vegan, but you want to start, have a look at how to go Vegan for a week.