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3 hours

Amalfi Coast Tours: Food and Wine Tours

Cooking Class at Buca di Bacco


Experience the Essence of Italian Cooking in Positano

Participating in a Cooking Class at Buca di Bacco presents a unique opportunity to dive into the heart of Italian culinary tradition, set against the picturesque backdrop of Positano on the Amalfi Coast. With Your Own Italy, this experience is tailored to immerse you in the rich flavors, techniques, and joyful spirit of Italian cooking. Buca di Bacco, renowned for its exceptional cuisine and warm hospitality, serves as the perfect setting for this culinary adventure, where every recipe shared and dish created is a celebration of local ingredients and timeless Mediterranean flavors.

Gourmet Learning in an Iconic Setting
Your cooking class takes place in the kitchen of Buca di Bacco, a beloved restaurant that has welcomed guests to its tables for generations. Under the guidance of expert chefs, you’ll learn how to prepare traditional Italian dishes that embody the essence of Positano and the broader Campania region. From handcrafted pasta and succulent seafood to locally sourced vegetables and decadent desserts, the menu reflects the bounty of the area’s land and sea.

Hands-On Culinary Creation
This interactive experience invites you to roll up your sleeves and engage all your senses. Whether you’re kneading dough, simmering sauces, or assembling fresh ingredients, the chefs provide step-by-step instructions, ensuring that cooks of all skill levels can participate fully. The joy of cooking is matched by the pleasure of learning, as each technique and recipe offers insights into the history and culture of Italian cuisine.

A Feast with a View
The culmination of your cooking class is a communal meal, where you’ll savor the dishes you’ve prepared together, complemented by a selection of local wines. Dining with your fellow cooks against the stunning backdrop of Positano’s cliffs and the sparkling Tyrrhenian Sea makes for an unforgettable experience, blending gastronomic excellence with breathtaking beauty.

Your Own Italy: Crafting Authentic Italian Experiences
With Your Own Italy, your cooking class at Buca di Bacco is more than a lesson; it’s an invitation to immerse yourself in the culinary soul of Italy. We specialize in creating personalized experiences that connect you deeply with the culture, traditions, and landscapes of this beautiful country.

Embark on Your Culinary Journey in Positano
Are you ready to explore the art of Italian cooking in one of the most enchanting settings on the Amalfi Coast? Contact Your Own Italy to book your cooking class at Buca di Bacco. Discover the joy of Italian cuisine, learn from master chefs, and create memories that will enrich your palate and your spirit for years to come.

What's Included

  • Expert, licensed English-speaking guide
  • Private tour

Tips Your Cooking Class at Buca di Bacco

Dress Comfortably: Opt for comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes suitable for a kitchen setting.
Dietary Preferences: Notify Your Own Italy of any dietary restrictions or allergies in advance, so the menu can be tailored to your needs.
Bring Your Appetite: Beyond the culinary skills you’ll acquire, be prepared to enjoy a generous meal of the dishes you’ve created.
Capture the Memories: While savoring the flavors is paramount, don’t forget to capture photos of your creations and the picturesque setting of your cooking class.


Is there a dress code I should know about?
There is a dress code for churches and basilicas. Shoulders and knees must be covered; shorts, miniskirts, and sleeveless shirts are not permitted. It is also recommended that you not take large bags or backpacks on tours that include churches as you may not be permitted to enter and storage accommodations are not usually available.
What if there is bad weather?
Our tours operate rain or shine!
Is tipping customary in Italy?
Tipping is indeed customary in Italy ! It is considered a kind gesture and proper etiquette to leave “a little something extra” depending on the level of service you receive. For a private guide it is suggested to leave 15 – 25 euros for a typical 3-hour tour.
What happens after I’ve requested a booking through your website?
Your Own Italy will send a confirmation email within 24 hours of your booking. You will then be invited to make your payment using a link that will be provided.
Can wheelchair users go on this walking tour?
Not all walking tours are fully accessible for wheelchair users or those with walking disabilities. However, if anyone in your group requires special accommodation, please let us know when completing the booking and we will work out suitable alternative routes.
Can tours be modified?
Yes, we will do our best to adjust any tour to accommodate special requests.
How far in advance should I book my walking tour?
Tours should be booked 48 hours in advance. While we cannot guarantee availability if booking occurs in less than 48 hours, we will do our best to accommodate your request.
What are Your Own Italy’s payment terms?
Full payment is due when the tour confirmation email is sent, within 24 hours of your booking. You will be provided with a link to our payment page. We accept Visa, MasterCard, and American Express.
What is your cancellation policy?
Tours must be canceled by email 24 hours prior to the start of the tour. If cancellation is made in less than this time, Your Own Italy cannot guarantee a full refund.
How do I amend a reservation?
Any changes to existing reservations must be requested by email. All efforts will be made to accommodate changes, but they cannot be guaranteed.
What should I do if I have a larger group than the size suggested on the website?
Your Own Italy is delighted to accommodate large groups. Please specify the number in your party when booking, and every effort will be made to organize a tour within the time limits provided.

Meeting Point

Please specify when booking whether you would prefer to meet your private guide at your accommodations or at a designated point near the highlights of the tour.

Duration Of Tour

Walking Tours last approximately 3 hours unless otherwise specified.
Tour times are average – some groups prefer a more leisurely pace with fewer sites, with your private guide, this is your option.