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Lunch or dinner and cooking demo at a local home in Savona

Lunch or dinner and cooking demo at a local home in Savona

By Cesarine - Genoa
Immerse yourself in a private dining experience at a local's home, enjoy an exclusive cooking demo and taste authentic recipes treasured in family cookbooks passed down by real Italian Mammas. Feel the warmth of Italian hospitality as you connect with local people. Enjoy a 4-course menu including starter, pasta, main course with side dish, dessert with drinks included (water, selection of red and white wines from regional cellars and coffee). This experience is held by Cesarine: Italy’s oldest network of 1000+ home cooks all over the country in more than 500 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.

Ages 0-99
Duration: 2h 30m
Start time: Check availability
Mobile ticket
Live guide: English, Italian

  • Cooking demo (the host will finish a dish in front of you)
  • 4-course menu (lunch or dinner) with wine, beverages and coffee

  • 17100 Savona, Province of Savona, Italy
    This experience will be held in a local's home. For privacy reasons, you will receive the full address of your Cesarina host after you have booked. We will contact you by e-mail after you've booked to match you up with your ideal host based on what you are looking for.
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    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 68460P650

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    How much is Lunch or dinner and cooking demo at a local home in Savona?
    Lunch or dinner and cooking demo at a local home in Savona price starts from $93.63. Discover and book Lunch or dinner and cooking demo at a local home in Savona on Tripadvisor
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    • Cesarine - Genoa
      Joined in May 2017
    • Y9079CKmichaelw
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Fantastic Italian Culinary Experience
      Should you find yourself in Genoa, please enjoy an amazine culinary experience with hosts, Tiziana and Roberto. My son, daughter and I shared the evening learning to make tiramisu, ravioli pasta and sailor's biscuit. Tiziana and Roberto were warm and welcoming, and made us feel at home in theirs. Not only did we enjoy the food we prepared, but were also treated to delicious wine, coffee, and focaccia bread, as well as Tiziana's signature pesto sauce, which will certainly have a great run at the Pesto World Championships this year (she has our vote!). Even with a very slight language barrier, the conversation flowed and new friendships were formed (food is a universal language, after all). We cannot recommend this experience enough to those who enjoy delicious food, great company, and fine Italian culture. Thank you Tiziana and Roberto!
      Written March 1, 2024
    • elliecT8240YG
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      Never book this!!!
      We signed up for the class and were very excited to take a class on cooking in Italy. We choose it because we could learn in English as we did not speak very much Italian. When we arrived, the two people who greeted us used an app to translate since they didn’t speak any English. We explained it was difficult to learn a cooking method if we couldn’t communicate and needed an app which would be difficult to use while cooking with our hands. We explained that it was booked because it would be in a language we understood and wished to just cancel. The woman became irate and rude. The man understood and agreed to the refund. We left and asked for a refund through the app but was told by the company that they would not refund us even though the person we booked it with agreed to the refund. This was a terrible way to end our trip in Italy and is the worst mistake we made on our honeymoon. Awful way to run a business that should be about having a great time enjoying great food!!
      Written January 28, 2024
    • seathew0rld
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      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Just book it!
      This was the very best experience! Daniela was a generous, gracious host, and she was eager to share her techniques and favorite ingredients for her recipes. My husband and I strongly recommend this experience! Thank you for offering it and thank you to Daniela for the delicious food! We only wish our stomachs were able to fit more!
      Written December 28, 2023
    • Mackenzie R
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      Gnocchi and tiramisu with a side of racism
      Don’t go on tour if you’re a POC….we got to the hosts house and she told us she thinks there are too many black people in the city… The market is lovely but the host barely speaks English so we were in silence most of the tour. It was cool to make gnocchi and tiramisu in an authentic kitchen. We went back to her house and she is a great chef, but I could not get over how uncomfortable I felt once she made her views on black people in Italy extremely clear. I told her that I strongly disagree and she doubled down on her stance. We left her home shortly after. This opinion is extremely offensive and harmful and this should be taken into consideration when booking.
      Written October 16, 2023
    • keltonbalka
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      Highlight of our cruise!
      Tiziana and Roberto welcomed us into their home and we’re some of the kindest people we have ever met. Tiziana taught us to make traditional ravioli using the pasta machine that her mother taught her on when she was young. The food was incredible and so was the conversation. The conversation got so good we both whipped out Google Translate so we could thoroughly explain to each other. Josie and I had never done this before but it was very easy and entertaining. We are on a 10 day Mediterranean cruise and this adventure was the best highlight so far! Thank you Tiziana and Roberto!
      Written October 5, 2023
    • margaretbA9168TL
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      A great day in Genoa!
      A very good experience. Andrea and Barbara were excellent hosts. We truly enjoyed making and eating tarimisu and ravioli. Our lunch included additional food prepared by Andrea. There were only 2 of us in the group, which made for a very personal experience and gave us time to get to know Andrea and his mother. Thank you!!!
      Written September 30, 2023
    • Z4800CDeileenk
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      Great cooking experience.
      Tizana and Roberto were warm and welcoming from the first moment we net them. Learning and cooking alongside Tizana was enlightening, fun and an experience my husband and I will remember. A wonderful experience that we highly recommend!!
      Written September 15, 2023
    • Global15583368065
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      A Delicious Once in a Lifetime Experience!
      This experience with some thing that me and my wife will remember forever. We came here on our honeymoon and Roberto and Tiziana were such amazing hosts. We were first spoiled with homemade focaccia bread and delicious Italian wine upon arriving. We were welcomed into their home, as if we were family, and we truly felt the love from the very moment they opened the door. We made Tiramisu, ravioli, and pesto, lasagna. The recipe and instructions were very easy to follow. The food, was incredible. Me and my wife can never really look at Italian food the same after this experience. They used such a simple ingredients yet, they were cooked with so much love that they tasted, absolutely perfect. Tiziano was patient and kind with us while showing us the techniques to properly make the food. Roberto documented the whole thing with his phone and our phone to get multiple angles and video to go along with the photos. They also sent us every video and picture that they took on their devices as well. We had great documentation of our wonderful time we had with them. While the food was cooking, we sat down with Roberto and ate the first course of the meal, and he explained the history of Genoa to us. It was very interesting to learn about the area we were in. We found out more history about them and their beautiful home. As our time with them closed, Roberto gave us the gift of his knowledge and expertise of Genoa and Portofino for our future travels. He told us where to go in Genoa to get the best experience and to not waste money on the bus tours or taxi services. He showed us how to see the city within a reasonable walking distance. We ended up seeing so much more of Genoa than I think we would have if we were just sitting on a bus being driven around town. His recommendations for Portofino restaurants were absolutely incredible. We ended up going to a wonderful Italian restaurant, as well as a gelato shop in Portofino upon his recommendation. These places were truly a sight to behold. We had a wonderful time with them and look forward to keeping in touch with them. Hopefully we will be visiting them again in the future. This experience is truly worth its price and much more. Me and my wife highly recommend visiting these wonderful people.
      Written September 7, 2023
    • zoepT5430EU
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      Amazing experience
      We had a wonderful day with Tiziana and Roberto in Genoa. They were such warm and welcoming hosts, and they really took the time to teach us about Italian cuisine. We started the day at the market, where Tiziana and Roberto showed us the freshest ingredients that would be used in our dishes. Then, we headed back to their home, where we cooked zucchini flowers, gnocchi with pesto, tagliatelle with tomato, and tiramisu. Tiziana and Roberto were knowledgeable and took time to explain each step of the cooking process, and they were always happy to answer our questions. We had a lot of fun in the kitchen, and we learned a lot about Italian cooking. The food we cooked was delicious! The zucchini flowers were light and flavorful, the gnocchi with pesto was incredible, and the tagliatelle with tomato was simple but perfect. The tiramisu was the perfect end to the meal. I would highly recommend this cooking lesson to anyone who is interested in learning about Italian cuisine. Tiziana and Roberto are a great team, and they will make you feel welcome and comfortable in their home.
      Written August 18, 2023
    • Resort646665
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      A true Genovese experience! My daughter and I were thrilled!
      Our host Tomasso and Nico were accommodating and thoughtful. I’m looking forward to trying the new recipes! The extra bonus was meeting Nonna!
      Written July 30, 2023
    • JessicaBenevento
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      Amazing Cooking Experience!
      Cooking and eating with Tiziana and her husband Roberto was like being reunited with Italian family members! They are so friendly and Tiziana is a wonderful cook. We enjoyed learning how to make pasta and the rose cake with her. The food was delicious and the company very enjoyable. Nice way to spend an afternoon in Genoa!
      Written July 26, 2023
    • kathleend564
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      Amazing traditional cooking experience
      We had a wonderful time with Tiziana and husband at their beautiful home in Genoa. They made the day so much fun from the second we stepped into their house. While we had some "broken" Italian, we were able to communicate with them via Google Translate and work on our Italian. The food we cooked was so amazing and very traditional which was so much fun! This intimate cooking class was so much better than any larger group cooking class we have ever done. We were able to share stories and learn about each other as well as they helped us plan our next stop of our trip!
      Written July 19, 2023
    • pbs169
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      Terrific Cooking Lesson with Tiziana and Roberto in Carpeneto
      Our day with Tiziana and Roberto was utter perfection from start to finish! It began with a wonderfully informative mini-tour of beautiful, historic Carpeneto and continued through our interesting and entertaining cooking lesson in their charming and welcoming home with the most stunning views. Tiziana and Roberto were so kind and solicitous of us all with regard to our comfort and well-being on a very hot day. And the food — the food! Tiziana is a master chef and talented (and patient!) teacher, and Roberto kept us all laughing and engaged with facts and stories about the area. It was a day we’ll never forget and one we hope to repeat soon!! Our enormous thanks to them both!
      Written July 17, 2023
    • ryansG8082ZL
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      A must-do experience
      If you find yourself in the beautiful city of Genoa, there's one unforgettable experience that simply cannot be missed: dining with the delightful Cesarina duo, Tiziana and Roberto. My family and I had the absolute pleasure of partaking in their culinary adventure, and I must say, it was nothing short of exceptional. From the moment we stepped into their charming home, we were enveloped in warmth and hospitality. Tiziana and Roberto greeted us with genuine smiles and open arms, instantly making us feel like an old friend visiting their cozy abode. Their friendly demeanor and genuine kindness created an atmosphere that was both inviting and comforting. Now, let's talk about the food – oh, the food! It was an explosion of flavors and an ode to the authentic tastes of Genoa. Each dish served was a masterpiece carefully crafted with love and passion. From the delectable antipasti to the mouthwatering main courses, we couldn't help but savor every single bite. As we indulged in the delightful courses, Tiziana and Roberto shared stories and insights into the rich culinary heritage of Genoa. They graciously explained the origin of each dish, making the entire experience not just a feast for the taste buds but also a journey into the heart of Ligurian cuisine. What made the evening even more special was the personal touch that Tiziana and Roberto added to the whole experience. Their genuine interest in their guests and their willingness to share their own stories and experiences created an atmosphere that was full of laughter, joy, and unforgettable memories. If you are visiting the area, I cannot stress enough how much of a must-do experience this is. It goes beyond just a meal – it's an immersion into the heart and soul of Genoa. Tiziana and Roberto's warmth and kindness will leave a lasting impression, and their culinary delights will have you craving for more.
      Written July 17, 2023
    • Anniemac2
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      BEST experience!!
      There are not enough words to explain how grateful we are for Andrea & his family!! Thank you for opening your home, your kitchen & your hearts to us for a day while in Genova. We didn’t want to leave!! We loved learning how to make focaccia bread & eating it!! The BEST pesto I’ve ever eaten in my life!! Thank you again from the bottom of our hearts!!
      Written June 27, 2023
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