11 Top Italian Cooking Schools

By Sophie Goldstein,  Newser User
Posted Aug 25, 2007 8:46 AM CDT
Mama's meatballs are a signature dish at Rocco's.   (KRT Photos)

(Newser) – Savor that Italian vacation by taking a short course at one these cooking schools, highly recommended by Food & Wine magazine:

  1. Cucina con Vista, Florence
  2. Castello Banfi–Il Borgo, Montalcino
  3. Italian Food Artisans, Montepulciano

  1. Villa San Michele School of Cookery, Fiesole
  2. Academia Barilla, Parma
  3. Villa Giona, Verona
  4. Alla Madonna del Piatto, Assisi
  5. Masseria Torre Coccaro, Brindisi
  6. Diane Seed’s Roman Kitchen, Rome
  7. Mamma Agata Cooking School, Ravello
  8. Casa Vecchie, Vallelunga