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Cooking with a local Chef in Syracuse

Syracuse, ItalyPart of the Airbnb Cooking collection

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Cooking experience hosted by Tony

5 hours
Sicilian
Up to 8 people
Hosted in English, Italian

What you'll do

The Ortigia's island is not only an oasis of culture and art. To make your visit a unique and unforgettable experience, I have organized an unforgettable Cooking Class for you. The kitchen doors of my restaurant will open to welcome you and where I will prepare, with your help, some of the typical dishes of the Sicilian tradition.
However, the Cooking Class will start even earlier with a visit to the Ancient Market of the island where you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself among the thousands of smells and the various colors of the stalls and among the cries of the merchants that compete for the customers. An engaging experience that will leave an indelible memory of the flavors of a land that never fails to surprise.
Other things to note
This experience is suitable for everyone: just report any intolerances or preferences at the time of booking. Fun is guaranteed!
The Ortigia's island is not only an oasis of culture and art. To make your visit a unique and unforgettable experience, I have organized an unforgettable Cooking Class for you. The kitchen doors of my restaurant will open to welcome you and where I will prepare, with your help, some of the typical dishes of the Sicilian tradition.
However, the Cooking Class will start even earlier with a visit to the Ancient Market of the island where you wi…

Tony's commitment to safety

This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines—including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practicing good hygiene, and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.
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What's included

  • Food
    The characteristic menu included in the cost (any changes to the menu are c...
  • Drinks
    Water and a glass of wine
  • Tickets
    The Sicilian Chef Certificate
  • Transportation
    Transfer from the Market to the kitchen with Ape Calessino
  • Equipment
    Apron and kitchen tools
From $125
/ person
Wed, Jan 20
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
$125 per person
$125 per person
Thu, Jan 21
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
$125 per person
$125 per person
Fri, Jan 22
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
$125 per person
$125 per person

Meet your host, Tony

Host on Airbnb since 2019
  • 3 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I have been working in the restaurants for many years. So I managed several restaurants between Syracuse and Catania, as owner and kitchen manager. Now I decided to share my experience with the visitors of this beautiful land of mine. I received two certificates as Chef of sustainable cuisine and at zero kilometers.
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Where you'll be

We will go to the discovery of the Ancient Market of Ortigia, with its thousand colors and its characteristic smells.
We will cross the island of Ortigia on board an Ape Calessino.
You will discover the secrets of traditional Sicilian cuisine in my kitchen (in my restaurant or in my apartment)

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 3 reviews.

Mikiew
October 2019
The magic of Ortigia was the backdrop of shopping for ingredients and tasting of local cheese and wine (which were very good) with Ettore, who felt like an older brother taking us by the hand and telling the inside information on which fish is fresh and why. Ettore cooks with the comfort of an very experienced cook which enables him to explain a lot with patience. Oh and the food..the food was just rich of delicate delicious flavors. Grazie!
The magic of Ortigia was the backdrop of shopping for ingredients and tasting of local cheese and wine (which were very good) with Ettore, who felt like an older brother taking us…
Yann
October 2019
Great experience. I recommend it.
Mike
June 2019
Great experience. I learned a ton

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Dietary preferences

If requested, the host can accommodate the dietary needs listed. You must let the host know before the experience if you’d like an accommodation.
Gluten-free
Dairy-free
Tree nut allergy
Pescatarian
Egg-free
Peanut allergy
Vegetarian
Fish allergy
Shellfish allergy

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

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.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests of all ages can attend.

Alcohol

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