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La Scuola di Eataly by Valcucine

La Scuola di Eataly by Valcucine

At La Scuola di Eataly by Valcucine, we believe that the more you know, the more you enjoy. We want you to discover our food, our chefs, and the producers who inspire us through our selection of cooking classes.

Beloved Chef Lidia Bastianich has handcrafted a variety of classes and events at our cooking school, each offering a unique culinary experience. Open to all ages, La Scuola is a place where you are encouraged to play with your food through free live demonstrations and ticketed hands-on classes. Learn to shape gnocchi, cook Italian regional dishes, pronounce “bruschetta” like a true Italian, and taste the difference between an extra virgin olive oil from Tuscany vs. Sicily. La Scuola di Eataly by Valcucine is Italy for food lovers, curated by people who are passionate about food and drink.

Eataly chose Valcucine to design our cooking school because we believe in the art of craftmanship, especially when it comes to food. Valcucine designs timeless kitchens that are made to last generations. La Scuola di Eataly by Valcucine reminds us that some of the most meaningful shared experiences take place in the kitchen.

Explore our full roster of classes and dinners here, or check out our categories below!



Roll up your sleeves for these hands-on cooking classes. Guided by our chef, you will prepare iconic regional Italian dishes, from pasta al pesto in northern Liguria to pizza alla napoletana in southern Campania. As you learn, you will enjoy the different dishes, paired with complementary wines. In other words: dinner and an interactive show!

Even better: on the day that you take any Cook Better, Live Better class, shop Eataly's market for 10% off your purchase. Take your new skills to the table!

Sign up for Cook Better, Live Better classes here.



Mingle with the best winemakers, brewmasters, and sommeliers in Italy and New England. Led by these experts, you will dive into the beverage world as you sip drinks, explore flavor profiles, and enjoy complementary food pairings, such as oysters, cheeses, and salumi. These classes will take your after-work drinks to the next level.

On the day of your Sip & Savor class, you can bring your new sipping knowledge home with 10% off your purchase the wine shop, plus the exclusive option to make reservations at any of our restaurants.

Sign up for Sip & Savor classes here.

scuola identita wine


Ever wish you had a signature dish or drink? Get ready to wow your friends and family with your new skills! In these classes, our chef will share the tips and tricks to traditional recipes, from fresh pasta to classic cocktails. As always at La Scuola, you will taste each product as you learn how to master it — for education's sake, of course!

Take your skills home with you: enjoy 10% off your purchase made in Eataly's market on the day of your Back to Basics class.

Sign up for Back to Basics classes here.

Piazza Eataly mozzarella


Step outside of the classroom as one of our senior staff members leads you on a guided tour of Eataly’s market. You will meet everyone from the butcher and the baker to the cheesemaker — with delicious tastes along the way!

10:30-11:30 a.m.

Sign up for a tour here!

Eataly Boston fish seafood pesce counter


We offer a range of private dining and event options in our restaurants and cooking school, so you can tailor your small, large, casual, formal, interactive, instructional, seated, or standing event accordingly.

Explore our private event offerings. 



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