Dates and Prices


The one day cooking class is a 5 hours class and the meal is included. We prepare a 4-course menu: a ANTIPASTO starter, a PRIMO PIATTO first course – fresh pasta is includd (you will learn how to prepare the dough for pasta), a SECONDO main course and CONTORNO side dish and a DESSERT. The morning cooking class starts at 11:30 am and ends at approximately 4:30 pm with a lunch.

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Conditions related to the week-long cooking course

below are all the conditions of sale, including the Cancellation Policy and Travel Insurance:

30% of total course fees to be paid upon booking confirmation. The balance to be paid no later than 30 days prior to arrival


There is no refund for school hours, meals or nights’ stay missed by students


The itineraries could be subject to changes for reasons beyond our control (weather, for example); during the visits to the local producers, demonstration of the production of Manna, wine and olive of oil only in the correct period of the year. The menu proposed may be changed according to ingredients availability


Antonio Sireci is the tutor for the Italian Cookery Courses at Villa Palamara. In the event of illness or any other reason he will be replaced by another chef

Cancellation policy and change policy

If you cancel 60 days prior to the arrival date we will send you back half of your deposit. If you cancel less than 60 days prior to the arrival date, you will unfortunately forfeit your deposit. If you do not cancel but only want to change your date and notify us of this change 60 days prior to the arrival date we can change this for you without any charge assuming we have availability

Travel Insurance

We advise you to take adequate travel insurance which includes cover for medical expenses, personal accident and repatriation in the event of illness or accident, loss or damage to/of personal possessions or money, cancellation charges and third party liability cover, which includes insurance against all sums that are legally liable to be paid as damages in cases of accidental loss or damage to material property during the course of your holiday.  Your acceptance of these terms and conditions will be treated as confirmation that every member of your party has such insurance.  We reserve the right to ask for further evidence that you have purchased comprehensive insurance cover

Please read your policy details carefully and take them with you on holiday.  It is your responsibility to ensure that the insurance cover you purchase is adequate for your particular needs

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