Social Cooking & Dine with locals in Palermo
Learn to make a delicious 4-course meal and dine with a small group
Searching for an authentic culinary experience while you’re in Palermo? Skip the restaurants and join this Sicilian cooking class in the chef’s very own home. Learn from your home chef as they guide you through each step of cooking a 4-course, traditional Sicilian meal. After cooking up a storm, you and your small group of travelers will sit down for dinner for an evening of delicious food, local wine, and wonderful company. Get ready to experience Italian hospitality at its finest!
- Cooking with friends
- All tools and ingredients provided
- Traditional meal at a local home
- Detailed cooking instructions provided
- Hands-on experience
- Dine in with your small group
- Finish off the night with wine, coffee, and dessert
- Socialize and make new friends
Begin your immersive culinary experience in your chef’s home, where you’ll meet the rest of their family, as well as your intimate group of 14 people max. Feel right at home as your friendly chef walks you through the prep for your 4-course, Sicilian meal. Follow the instructions to make each decadent dish and enjoy the hands-on, one-on-one attention that your small group size provides. Once your delicious meal is complete, savor every bite as you wine and dine with your chef’s family and fellow travelers. In classic Italian style, wine, coffee, and limoncello will be provided at dinner. Before saying goodnight to your dining companions, you will be given the exact recipes used thoughtout the evening, so you can recreate this wonderful meal with your friends and family back home!
Palermo Home Cooking Class and Family Dinner Description
Your 4-hour class includes:
English-speaking home chef
Step-by-step cooking instructions
All necessary tools and ingredients
4-course, homemade Sicilian meal
Dinner with chef’s family in their home
Wine, coffee, limoncello
Small group of 14 people max
Meet Your Home Chef and Their Family
There’s no better way to learn about Sicilian culture and cuisine than by spending time with the locals, which is exactly what you can expect from this class! Head straight to your friendly chef’s home, where you’ll meet the rest of their family and your small group of fellow travelers. Follow your home chef to their kitchen, where they’ll walk you through the menu for the evening, and guide you through the prep for each dish.
Cook a Delicious Sicilian Dinner
Once your ingredients and stations have been prepped, it’s time to tie your apron and get to work! Follow your chef’s step-by-step instructions to create a traditional, 4-course Sicilian meal, and don’t hesitate to ask any questions. Thanks to your intimate group size, you’ll have plenty of hands-on, one-on-one attention from the chef. The menu changes frequently, but it always focuses on mouthwatering, Sicilian classics. Sicilian pistachios are a particular delicacy that you can expect to enjoy in your meal, whether as an appetizer, pasta seasoning, or mouthwatering sweet treat!
Enjoy a Sicilian Family Dinner
Once your culinary masterpiece is ready, it’s time to grab a seat at the table and experience a classic, Sicilian family dinner! Savor your delectable 4-course meal in this relaxed, welcoming atmosphere. Get to know your chef’s family and your fellow travelers, as you work your way through each flavorful dish. Of course, your traditional dinner will be accompanied by Italian wine, coffee, and limoncello!
Before leaving, your chef will provide you with the best souvenir of all—recipes for each delicious dish you made. Now you’re ready to impress your friends and family back home!
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Frequently Asked Questions
What to bring?
Is this tour run by The Tour Guy?
No, this tour is operated by one of our trusted and vetted partners in Palermo.
What happens if it rains?
We run our cooking class rain or shine.
Is dinner included in the price of the tour?
Yes, the 4-course meal you cook will be enjoyed for dinner!
What if I have food allergies, intolerances, or other dietary requirements?
Please contact us in advance so we can do our best to accommodate your needs. We will work with our tour partners to provide you with an alternative when possible.
Does this tour include hotel pickup?
No hotel pickup is included on this tour. You’ll meet your guide at their home to begin the cooking class.
Where does this tour end?
This class ends at the chef’s home.