From the rolling hills of Tuscany to the breathtakingly beautiful cliffs of the Amalfi Coast, Delectable Destinations offers authentic culinary and cultural tours that will remain unforgettable for years to come. The culinary experiences we offer will undoubtedly ignite the inner chef inside of you. Some of the Italian destinations and cooking classes we offer and the chefs we represent are so unique and so exceptional, that it provides us with unending pleasure to be able to offer and share these discoveries with clients from all over the world. When you are thinking of the things to do in Italy, cooking classes are a must.
Indulge in a once-in-a-lifetime culinary experience. Mamma Agata is as authentic as it comes. Mamma Agata and Gennaro will make you feel right at home and delight you with family recipes and the preparation of delicious southern Italian cuisine with simple homegrown ingrediants. Pick your vegetables from the family garden, learn how to make her famous lemon cake, and laugh and reminisce about Mamma Agata’s childhood growing up in Ravello, Italy. Marvel at the view and let Gennaro introduce you to the delicious wines from the family vineyard. Her daughter, Chiara, will lead the adventures of the day. She is the heart and soul of the Mamma Agata cooking school and you will not find a host more sincere, welcoming, and hospitable. Visit their website.
Amalfi Coast Destinations
Amalfi Coast Destination Private Tours and Transfers is an Amalfi-based Company pleased to provide for your touring and travel needs serving the Amalfi Coast, its surrounding areas and all over Italy. With experienced English speaking drivers, licensed guides and a fleet of Mercedes sedans and minivans, they are specialized in Private Shore Excursions of the Amalfi Coast, Tours, Transfers, tailor made itineraries, Guided Sightseeing Tours & Amalfi Coast Wine Tours for individual and small group of guests. “Come As Guests, Leave As Friends! Visit their website
Cortijo El Carligto
The Private Andalucian Hideaway… On a hilltop perch with views over the Mediterranean to the Moroccan coast, nestled at the intersection of three mountain ranges, Cortijo El Carligto sets a new standard for the private luxury villa rental, offering experiences to remember for life. With all the luxury and attention of a five star hotel, El Carligto offers a striking advantage: serene, exclusive privacy where every visit is bespoke. Visit their website
Villa la Quercia
Visit Tuscany just once, and you will surely fall in love with the people, the land, and most of all, the cuisine. If you are looking for things to do in Tuscany, look no further. Tuscan cooking offers some of the most rustic, genuine dishes you will find in Italy, offering food that is prepared using the freshest ingredients. Picture yourself in the kitchen of a beautiful renovated 17th century Tuscan villa overlooking olive groves, grape vines, and vegetable gardens. This is the setting of this world-famous Tuscan culinary school. The villa and beautiful gardens sit just a few miles from the center of Florence and offer visitors one of the most unique, authentic, cooking classes in Tuscany that will never be forgotten. Visit their website
Chef Rachel Reuben
Chef Rachel Reuben calls herself the Queen of Reinvention. She is the author and creator of the popular food blog, Food Fix Kitchen and founder of the New York Metro Area cooking school that inspires students to “eat well, cook well, live well.” She is a Food Network “Chopped Champion,” has appeared on Good Morning America numerous times, and is a food writer/contributor to abcnews.com, huffingtonpost.com and NJ Monthly magazine. Recently, Chef Rachel helped conceive, design and open a healthy-eating restaurant for Rutgers University and The New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health.
Chef Rachel has another passion and true calling: personal development and empowerment of others. From her early 20s on Rachel immersed herself in self-actualization study and thought. She has completed personal development and training programs with many leading teachers and coaches in the field. Her newest project is Recipe For Reinvention: The website and resource (due to be launched in August 2016) is designed to inspire and uplift others in and out of the kitchen. Rachel’s Recipe For Reinvention workshops, culinary travel retreats and life coaching can help you stir things up and live your most delicious life. Visit her website
Born and raised in the Tuscan countryside, in the same house where her father and grandmother were born, has made Guilia Scarpeleggia who she is today: A world-class, local, authentic Tuscan cook. Guilia offers intimate, traditional Tuscan cooking lessons in her family kitchen located in the heart of the countryside, one hour from Florence, half an hour from Siena, San Gimignano and Volterra. Her rustic kitchen is welcoming and beautifully decorated with traditional Tuscan flair and style. This hands-on Tuscan cooking lesson creates a complete menu, from appetizer to dessert, using only the freshest seasonal ingredients. Visit their website