Cooking class Matera: discover the secrets of traditional cuisine

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80.00 per person

1 hours





Get ready to immerse yourself in an unforgettable culinary experience in the charming city of Matera! If you're passionate about food and eager to learn traditional Materan dishes directly from local chefs, a cooking class in Matera is just what you need. Discover the culinary secrets of local chefs and delight your palate with authentic delicacies.

An unforgettable culinary experience in Matera is something every food lover should try at least once in their lifetime. This captivating city in southern Italy offers much more than breathtaking views and ancient caves. Its culinary traditions are a true treasure to discover. Thanks to a cooking class in Matera, you can learn the secrets of traditional Materan dishes directly from local chefs. From preparing the famous Materan focaccia to creating delicious first courses like orecchiette with turnip greens, you'll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the gastronomic culture of this wonderful city. Preparing for an unforgettable culinary experience in Matera means savoring authenticity and passion for Italian food.

The traditional Materan dishes to learn in a cooking class are a true delight for the senses. In this charming city in the Basilicata region, you can immerse yourself in the local culinary culture by participating in an unforgettable culinary experience. During the cooking class in Matera, you'll have the opportunity to learn the secrets of preparing traditional dishes such as baked pasta, bruschetta with fresh tomatoes and local olive oil, and Matera bread, famous for its crispy crust and unique flavor. Local chefs will share their knowledge and techniques passed down through generations, allowing you to take home authentic Italian flavors. There's no better way to discover the true essence of Materan cuisine than by participating in a cooking class in the picturesque Matera.

The secrets of local chefs revealed in Matera's kitchen. If you want to discover Matera's best-kept culinary secrets, there's no better place to do so than in the kitchen of a true local chef. With a wide range of traditional dishes and unique cooking techniques, Materan chefs are ready to share their knowledge and skills with you. During a cooking class in Matera, you can learn the secrets of preparing local specialties such as Materan focaccia, homemade pasta, and many other delicious dishes. From dough techniques to the use of local aromatic herbs, local chefs will guide you step by step through Matera's culinary art. Not only will you have the opportunity to taste the final results, but you'll also take home the skills to replicate these delicious recipes in your own home. An unforgettable culinary experience awaits you in Matera during a cooking class. The traditional Materan dishes learned will allow you to taste the true essence of this wonderful city. The secrets revealed by local chefs in Matera's kitchen will leave you fascinated and eager to discover more. What are you waiting for? Let yourself be captivated by Matera's culinary charm and discover new flavors to take home with you.


  • Comfortable shoes:  Matera is a city with often uneven flooring, so it is advisable to wear comfortable shoes.
  • Camera or smartphone:  To capture special moments during the tasting and exploration of Mate

Available languages

Italian, English


  • An unforgettable culinary experience in Matera
  • The traditional dishes of Matera to learn in cooking class
  • The secrets of local chefs revealed in the kitchen of Matera


  • Visit to a pasta workshop:  A practical experience at a local craft workshop where traditional pasta is produced. Here the participants could attend the preparation of fresh pasta by expert Pastaie and learn the secrets of the production of pasta lucana.
  • Lunch:  Sit at the table in a warm and friendly atmosphere to enjoy the fruit of your craft. Share stories and laughs with the other participants as you savor every bite of this unique experience, knowing that your pasta has been prepared with love and passion, just like local tradition.
  • Explanations about the local gastronomic culture:  During the tour and the meal, the expert pasta artisan will give you more detailed information about the gastronomic culture of the region, telling stories and traditions related to local cuisine and the production of fresh pasta.
  • Discount Coupon: Enjoy local products or a drink while admiring the beautiful sunset in a picturesque bar in Piazza Duomo. Collect your 10% discount coupon at our agency.

Not included

  • Transportation to/from the place of departure:  Transportation to and from the meeting place may not be included in the price of the tour and participants should arrange it themselves.
  • Extra meals and drinks:  Although the tour may include a truffle tasting, any additional meals and drinks outside of this may not be included and may be at the expense of participants.
  • Personal purchases: Any purchases of personal items during the tour may not be included and may be at the expense of participants.
  • Transfer non inclusi

Meeting point

Matera – Masseria Fontana Di Vite, 75100 Matera, MT, Italia

Directions on departure

The meeting point for the Pasta tour is located at Unnamed Road 75100, Mt - Masseria Fontana di Vite, in the central area of the city. It is advisable to reach it on foot, as the road is not accessible to private transport. The nearest stop is Matera Central Station Piazza Matteotti , 18 minutes by car. .
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Discover the Tradition:

Immerse yourself in the culinary secrets of local chefs to savor the authenticity of Matera's cuisine.

Iconic Dishes:

From focaccia to Matera bread and homemade pasta, learn the preparation of traditional dishes that embody the local culture.

Expert Chefs:

Hone your skills with the assistance of expert local chefs, ready to reveal techniques passed down through generations.

Taste and Passion:

Beyond flavor, take home a passion for Italian cuisine, enriching your culinary experience in Matera.

Useful information

• Cancellation or postponement due to adverse weather conditions:
- In the event of adverse weather conditions, such as heavy rain or storms, we reserve the right to cancel or postpone the excursion to ensure the safety and comfort of all participants.
Safety is our top priority.

• Cancellation Policy:
- Cancellation requests should be sent by email to
- A full refund is only possible if the cancellation request is received at least 3 days before the scheduled departure date of the tour. Otherwise, the full cost of the tour will be charged.

• Cancellation within 3 days of departure:
- If the cancellation is made within 3 days of the tour departure date, 100% of the tour fee will be charged as cancellation fee. This policy is applied to guarantee the reservation of services and to cover any costs already incurred.

Dear customer, before the Pasta tasting tour, please kindly inform our staff about any food intolerances and/or allergies. It is important for us to ensure a safe and enjoyable dining experience for all participants. Communicating any dietary restrictions will allow us to adapt the menu and provide alternatives to suit your needs. Your health and well-being are our priority. Thank you for your cooperation."


Per ulteriori informazioni o domande aggiuntive, non esitare a contattare il numero di telefono indicato di seguito. Il nostro team sarà lieto di fornirti tutte le informazioni di cui hai bisogno per garantire un'esperienza memorabile durante il tour di Matera.

Numero di contatto: +39 0835334543 / +39 3284364400

Saremo disponibili per assisterti con qualsiasi richiesta o chiarimento necessario, garantendo che il tuo tour sia organizzato in modo impeccabile e senza problemi.

*L'itinerario indicato nel programma potrebbe essere soggetto a modifiche per ragioni operative o circostanze impreviste (specialmente le condizioni meteorologiche). Tuttavia, il numero e la qualità delle visite e delle escursioni saranno mantenuti. Eventuali cambiamenti non daranno diritto a rimborsi.

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+39 0835 334 543

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