Private Pasta-Making Class at a local's home with lunch or dinner in Venice

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From $157.10

10 reviews   (4.40)

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 3 hours

Departs: Venice, Venice

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Immerse yourself in a private pasta-making class at the Cesarina's home, learn the secrets of the region's most famous pasta dishes and taste the fruit of your labour accompanied by a glass of local wine.

You'll have a fully equipped workstation with utensils and ingredients and your local host will reveal the tricks of the trade of 3 authentic regional pasta recipe, handed down by generations of mammas and nonnas. After the class, sit down at the table with your Italian family and taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of local wines.

This experience is held by Cesarine, Italy’s oldest network of home cooks and wine experts. Cesarine are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences. Every host is reviewed for authentic culinary traditions.

What's Included

Learn and taste 3 pasta recipes

Private Pasta-making Class

Water, local wines and Espresso

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 8
  • ADULT: Age: 9 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.


Gulia is Great!!
Karen_D, 12-06-2022
Gulia was so fun and gave us a great pasta making experience! I loved learning about how to prepare meals in Venice and she was so creative and knowledgeable. She was so welcoming while we were in her house!
Highly recommended
Beata, 11-04-2022
It was a fantastic time with Anna.
We love at be at a real Italian home and making pasta.

We have learnt a lot of and got some tips.

Thank you
Highlight of our a trip!
Korinagalvez, 26-10-2019
I ended up booking this class last minute; it was simple to
book and the experience was absolutely worth it! It’s a must do activity when visiting Italy. Renan was our chef and he was fantastic!
Giulia's Cucina, the highlight of our trip
Michael_G, 08-10-2019
Four delightful hours in Giulia's kitchen and we are now pasta enthusiasts! We found her chic and bright apartment with easy to follow guidelines and got down to introductions and basic instructions pretty quickly. First we mixed up a batch of pasta dough by hand and then watched as Giulia skillfully kneaded the dough as she talked about childhood memories of pasta making with her nonna. Her hands moved the pasta dough with practised skill we could only admire. Then the dough rested while Giulia talked us through the types of pasta we were going to cut and the sauces to accompany them. We loved the idea of using simple ingredients to the fullest - even the water in which spinach cooked became the base for our first sauce. The real fun happened when we started to roll out the pasta with her electric pasta machine. It was easy and fun and kept both of us busy. Giulia demonstrated how to fill the pasta with a ricotta and spinach mix and then fold into the tortelloni shape. A quick plunge into boiling water and it seemed in just minutes we were eating plates of luscious pasta, glistening with a buttery, light spinach essence. Of course, glasses of prosecco accompanied the first course. At that point we had to warn Giulia that our appetites couldn't deal with two more courses! So we agreed on tasting portions and began cutting more pasta, this time sending sheets of pasta through the machine into thin linguini. We made piles of pasta while Giulia talked us through a typical Venetian anchovy and shallot based sauce. A quick, partial cook in boiling water and then the pasta went into the bubbling sauce to finish cooking. She topped it with toasted pine nuts and freshly grated lemon zest. Giulia demonstrated a simple restaurant style plating which we will use at home. This pasta was our absolute favorite, especially when it was accompanied by more prosecco. And then we continued on making a final dish from the edges and scraps of pasta. Maltagliati in basil pesto, with a crunchy parmesan tuile, was delicious. The pasta eating was better than restaurant quality, but there was so much more to the experience. Giulia created an environment of Italian hospitality and sharing. She demonstrated skill and practise. She topped things off with flourishes of genius - the parmesan tuile. And she was just so charming and approachable, the time flew. This pasta making class is the first thing we talk about when people ask. "How was the trip?"
Lovely hostess, Fun but not something to repeat
Katya_R, 22-03-2022
The host was lovely. The pasta making was entertaining. My child was a bit picky and only ate one of the three pastas. Despite writing that he doesn’t eat meat on my online booking, the sauce had meat in it. The hostess was very sweet, offering to cook something else. In the end, it was enjoyable but I wouldn’t repeat the experience.

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