Italian weekend cooking with Aldo Zilli

Join celebrity chef Aldo Zilli in his seaside town of Pescara, on the Adriatica coastline of Italy. You'll spend the weekend trying the local foods, sampling the culture and learning his cooking secrets in the kitchen. You'll be staying at the beautiful Villa Maria Hotel perched high on the hilltops with magnificent sea views, where you'll spend the weekend.


The first evening will comprise dinner with your host, Aldo, as he conveys his most memorable stories of cooking over the years. The following day he will take you on a guided tour of the local markets, where he buys his fish and vegetables, and you can get your ingredients, before heading back to the hotel, donning your chef whites for a master class in cooking, you'll prepare delightful selection of local traditional meals for you and guest, and enjoy over a long lunch. The afternoon you can relax in the award winning spa before the evening where you'll head into Pescara to sample true Italian culture and cooking in historic town where Aldo will host you at one of the traditional restaurants. The next day you'll then head up into the Italian hills to visit the vineyards for lunch and to sample some of his favourite wines, to round off your trip.


Accommodation is for 2 nights and is based on 2 sharing. The weekend event is held as part of a group. Flights are not included. various dates available For more information and to book, please contact