Learn to cook the Italian way from the comfort of your home

What better way to celebrate a special occasion or getting back together with friends than having internationally renowned Chef Cristian Picco come to your home to deliver an exclusive, bespoke culinary masterclass.

From just £69pp, Chef Picco will teach you the culinary secrets and professional techniques as you create classic, authentic dishes in this unique and fun experience, exclusively tailored to your requirements. 


Check out the options below, or Chef Picco can design a masterclass around your requirements. In all Chef Picco's Cookery Experiences, you can opt to enjoy savouring a dish on the day, while saving others to serve to guests later. All ingredients included.

Spaghetti and Wine

tradizione italiana

Approx. 2.5 hours

Master the techniques to create two quintessential, classic Italian dishes.


Traditional Tortiglioni alla carbonara or Italian Porcini mushroom Risotto

Home made potato Gnocchi with traditional Ligurian pesto




l'amante del pesce

All day preparation & cooking

Famous for his award-winning fish restaurant in San Remo, Italy, learn how to cook professional fish dishes like Chef Cristian Picco.

Hand dived scallops wrapped in parma ham, with melon coulis and pistachios tuile


Ligurian bisque Sea food risotto or pasta 




Sea bream with leek and thyme 


Salt crusted seabass with pink grapefruit reduction



Pasta Ingredients

pasta fresca

Approx. 3.5 hours

Learn the secrets behind creating these three classic Italian favourites.


Homemade 30 egg yolk Tagliolini butter and sage 


Ravioli al plin, ricotta and spinach 


Raviolo San Domenico with runny egg yolk



Sliced Beef

pranzo all'aperto

Approx. 3 hours

Learn how to marinate and get the best from your BBQ. Available as a cookery school session or why not have Chef Picco impress your guests by staying on as chef at your BBQ garden party (price may vary). 


Grilled vegetables 

Sticky Soya honey ginger pork chops


Amazing Middle Eastern chicken with home made flat bread and pickled cauliflower parsley sauce


Balsamic and honey lamb chops


Panzanella salad 




the italian lover

All day (9.30 - 16.00)

For the true Italian food devotee - master the art behind creating a full Italian dinner and impress friends and family with your skills and exquisite flavours.


Rosemary focaccia sun-dried tomato


Sardenaira Liguria black olives tomato focaccia 

36 month aged parmesan risotto served in a parmesan basket


Tortelli ricotta and spinach and  30 egg yolk tagliatelle


Traditional beef ragout alla salsiccia




foie gras lover

Approx. 3 hours

Auguste Escoffier's authentic, luxurious Foie Gras recipe, recreated and shared with you by Chef Cristian Picco from his experience working in The Ritz in Paris. 


Traditional Terrine of Foie Gras


Homemade pain brioche


Kum Kuat reduction 


Pan fried foie gras with caramelised onions and figs chutney




All ingredients are sourced and provided by Chef Picco and you can opt to add on a paired wine experience.

While learning the secrets behind some of the world's most delectable dishes, the affable Chef Picco will guarantee you have the most memorable and fun day! 

Simply send us an email using the form below, or give our friendly team a call on 07885 262 341 if you want to discuss prices, menus and the format of your special day.


To enquire about your private cookery school experience with Chef Cristian Picco, simply send us an email...

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