Cooking Classes
Cooking Classes
USO ROME COOKING CLASSES
All classes are in English. Prices include guide, food and drinks. 
Departure time and meeting point maybe different so please check with the staff.

Refund Policy:  In case of cancellation, 72 hour notice is required before any tour.  We will refund your credit card for the total amount minus a 3% credit card surcharge.  NO REFUNDS ARE AVAILABLE IF YOU CANCEL WITHIN 72 HOURS OF TOUR DEPARTURE.  We will gladly help you to rearrange tour dates to accommodate your changed travel plans.  NO REFUNDS ARE OFFERED FOR NO-SHOWS AND CANCELLATIONS MADE THE DAY OF THE TRIP. 

 

 

COOKING CLASS
INCLUDING: Class with the chef, food and drinks.
PRICE: €70 per person; 
DURATION: ~5 hours
START: Mon-Sat at 10:00 
NOTES: Not appropriate for gluten-free diets
Our USO center is offering an exciting opportunity to take a cooking class in the heart of Trastevere and experience the city of Rome in a different way. All recipes will be made from scratch starting with an appetizer, fresh pasta, a second course and dessert, from our regional Roman cuisine. You eat, you talk, you learn ...and do not forget to bring your camera! If you have any food restrictions or special requests for a specific Italian dish that you would like to prepare, please let us know in advance as we would be happy to satisfy your request. Transportation NOT included.

FRESH HOMEMADE PASTA: MARKET, COOKING CLASS AND LUNCH
INCLUDING: Shopping, class, guide, chef, food and drinks. Sit-down lunch
PRICE: €86 per person; €69 per child (4-12 yrs)
DURATION: ~5 hours
START: Sat at 09:00 
NOTES: Not appropriate for gluten-free diets
You are about to learn to make 2 very different kinds of fresh pastas dough: with and without eggs. As different as they may be in flavor, texture and purpose in cooking, they are both very simple to make and use less than 3 ingredients each. Before cooking, off to the market you go! Meet the local vendors, taste their seasonal products and simply enjoy the authenticity of the local food market with our guide. Now it’s time to cook with our local Chef. Make yourself at home in our exclusive private location with a unique view overlooking Rome. Learn about the different pastas you can make with each dough, what are the sauces that pair with the egg pasta and which best pair with the egg-less pasta. As you cook, our Chef will share the tips and tricks of each recipe. And by the way, you are making tiramisù for dessert. Lunch is finally ready, so please make yourself comfortable and savor the fruits of your hard work. Wine and moka pot coffee will join you for lunch. All the recipes are going home with you.

HOMEMADE GNOCCHI: MARKET, COOKING CLASS AND LUNCH
INCLUDING: Shopping, class, guide, chef, food and drinks. Sit-down lunch
PRICE: €86 per person; €69 per child (4-12 yrs)
DURATION: ~5 hours
START: Fri at 09:00 
NOTES: Not appropriate for gluten-free diets 
Learn how to make ricotta gnocchi, potato gnocchi and semolina gnocchi from scratch. Learn to prepare the sauces that go with them. Let’s start at the local food market with our guide to taste, smell and shop for the ingredients we need. Meet the vendors, learn about what is in season and grasp the aromas and flavor of the local ingredients. Our local Chef is ready to welcome you to one of the most unique cooking schools in Rome with a view you will never forget. Learn about the traditions related to gnocchi, how to prepare and cook each type of gnocchi and what sauce best pairs with each. Our Chef will share the tips and tricks of each recipe as you help prepare the 3 types of gnocchi. Every great meal deserves a great dessert so you are making tiramisù to have after lunch. Once the gnocchi and sauces are ready and the tiramisù is cooling in the fridge, make yourself comfortable in the dining room and savor the fruits of your hard work. Wine and moka pot coffee will join you for lunch. All the recipes are going home with you.

HOMEMADE PIZZA: MARKET, COOKING CLASS AND LUNCH
INCLUDING: Shopping, class, guide, chef, food and drinks. Sit-down lunch
PRICE: €86 per person; €69 per child (4-12 yrs)
DURATION: ~5 hours
START: Mon at 09:00
Pizza is definitely a family favorite and learning to make it from scratch is a special heritage to bring back home. You will first explore the local food market with our guideTaste the products that are in seasonmeet the local vendors, and simply enjoy the authenticity of the local marketMake yourself comfortable in our private cooking school with a view of Rome you will never forget. Our local Chef will share the tips and tricks of pizza making. It’s amazing how much you can make with just one recipe: pizza, calzone, pizzette, pizzottelle. You will also be making tiramisù for dessert. Once the aroma of baked pizza has filled the room and the tiramisù is cooling in the fridge, take a seat and savor the fruits of your hard work

ROMAN COOKING DINNER
INCLUDING: Class, guide, chef, food and drinks. Sit-down dinner (3 courses), wine.
PRICE: €123 per person; €98 per child (4-12 yrs)
DURATION: ~5 hours
START: 17:00 in Vatican area
Having a 3-course dinner on the rooftop of a private location in Rome is quite an experience. Cooking with a local chef and learning to make all the recipes on your menu, makes the experience truly unique. Welcome to our Roman Cooking Dinner. Make yourself comfortable and start by enjoying prosecco. You will be cooking the dinner menu with our chef from scratch: fresh homemade ravioli, potato gnocchi with a Roman sauce, and the Queen of all desserts, Tiramisù. Once all is ready, sit and enjoy the fruits of your hard work along with some great local wine. Have fun, drink, take pictures and enjoy this unique cooking experience in our breathtaking location.


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