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The ultimate Pesto Xperience

The ultimate Pesto Xperience

Duration:1.5 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I'm Luca, an architect with the passion for cooking. Since i was a kid, I helped my grandmother when she prepared the daily meal for my family and the special recipes for the festivities. Later on I tried to catch all the secrets from my mother's kitchen and after different working experiences now I'm the owner of Maitè Bistrot where I offer to my guests the real traditional food of the region,…

What we’ll do

In this experience you'll learn how to make the genovese pesto sauce pounding all the ingredients in the marble mortar of my grandmother. She gave it to me together with the secrets of her special pesto recipe. So you're welcome to my Restaurant located in the town center of La Spezia and the experience will start with a glass of Prosecco wine that defenetely helps you to pound the fresh basil,…

What else you should know

please note that Pesto alla Genovese is not vegan and is not suitable for people with lactose and nuts intolerance.

What I’ll provide

Pesto and testaroli with a glass of Cinqueterre wine

What to bring

goodwill and glee!

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Where you'll be

The Restaurant is located in the town center of La Spezia, 5 mins walk from the train station and 15 mins walk from the cruise port, very close to the pedestrian road with shops; the place is coastal and cosy with a jazzy sound that helps you to relax and enjoy xperiences.


Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.


This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

please note that Pesto alla Genovese is not vegan and is not suitable for people with lactose and nuts intolerance.
The ultimate Pesto Xperience
398 reviews
From $44/person
398 reviews
From $44/person