Venice: Rialto Market Tour, Cooking Class, and Lunch

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Discover the vibrant Rialto Market and enjoy a hands-on cooking class in the heart of Venice. Enjoy a lunch of your delicious creations paired with some excellent wine.

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  • Enjoy a tour of the Rialto Market and hands-on cooking class with a local chef
  • Explore the bustling market and learn to select the best local produce
  • Prepare a delicious meal of tiramisu, pasta sauce, and fresh hand-made pasta
  • Practice your cooking skills and discover the key techniques behind Italian food
  • Savor the fruits of your labor as you enjoy your lunch with some excellent wine


Learn about the culinary delights of Venice with a guided tour of the Rialto Market and a hands-on cooking class with the guidance of your knowledgeable chef. Shop for the freshest ingredients and have the opportunity to shop for fresh ingredients for your cooking class. Meet your chef guide and first explore the bustling Rialto Market, known for its abundance of local produce, seafood, and spices. As you wander through the market, soak in the lively atmosphere and get a glimpse into the daily life of Venetian locals. Once at the chef's home, roll up your sleeves and dive into the art of Italian cooking you’ll be guided through the preparation of authentic Italian dishes from scratch. Start by preparing the tiramisu and learn how to combine the mascarpone and cookies. Learn the secrets to making an authentic and rich tomato sauce. Depending on the season and the availability of produce you will prepare the second course of fish, parmigiana, or risotto. Discover the techniques on how to make authentic hand-made pasta, a staple of Italian cuisine. Knead, roll, and shape the dough, and smell the tantalizing aromas of authentic Italian flavors fill the air as you put your dish together. End your class by enjoying the fruits of your hard work, served with plenty of wine in a convivial atmosphere with music, and chat with your fellow participants.


Market tour Hands-on cooking class All equipment Chef instructor Lunch Local wine

Important Information

  • The afternoon option does not include a visit to the market. This option includes a meeting point closer to the chef's house On Sundays and Italian holidays, the entire market is closed. There will be a longer cooking class on these days The 6:00 PM class does not include the market tour as it is closed

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