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Learn the art of pasta making with a variety of hands-on classes. Discover the secrets to crafting authentic Italian pasta dishes and impress your friends and family with your new culinary skills.

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Tagliatelle al Pesto with an Italian Master Chef

CocuSocial Cooking Classes @ 815 6th Ave, New York, NY

Embark on a culinary journey through the flavors of Italy with an Italian master Chef. Learn authentic techniques and traditions of regional Italian cuisine, from making pesto alla Genovese with a mortar and pestle to crafting fresh egg tagliatelle pasta from scratch. No experience is required, just a passion for good food and a desire to learn.

(1753) Beginner 21 and older

Italian Date Night (For Two People)

CocuSocial Cooking Classes @ 815 6th Ave, New York, NY

Fall in love with Italian cuisine all over again at this interactive cooking class for couples. Discover how to make a mouthwatering appetizer and main meal together, while also learning useful kitchen tips and knife skills. With a romantic atmosphere and all the ingredients provided, it's the perfect date night activity.

(1753) All levels 21 and older
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Handmade Gnocchi

CocuSocial Cooking Classes @ 338 W 36th St, New York, NY

Learn the art of making homemade pillow-soft dumplings like Nonna in this fun and interactive cooking class. Discover the secrets behind crafting a classic potato dough from scratch and pair your gnocchi with a delicious Pomodoro sauce. No experience is required, just bring your love for good food and a desire to learn!

(1753) All levels 21 and older

Handmade Pasta Cooking For Two People (BYOB)

Taste Buds Kitchen @ 109 W 27th St, New York, NY

Join us at Taste Buds Kitchen for an unforgettable culinary experience where you'll learn new techniques and enjoy a delicious multi-course menu, all while having a great time with your date or friends. Bring your favorite beverage (BYOB) and get ready to create and savor fresh handmade pasta and mouthwatering dishes. No prior cooking experience needed!

(2200) All levels 18 and older
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Fresh Handmade Pasta

CocuSocial Cooking Classes @ 338 W 36th St, New York, NY

Indulge in the art of pasta making as you learn to create the perfect dough and transform it into beautiful noodles like Fettuccine and Pappardelle. Finish off the experience by sitting down to enjoy a delicious plate of pasta and pair it with a glass of wine. No experience is required, just a love for pasta!

(1753) All levels 21 and older

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Classic Handmade Pasta With Vodka Sauce

CocuSocial Cooking Classes @ 937 E Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

Learn the art of creating authentic Italian pasta from scratch in this hands-on cooking class. Master the art of making pappardelle pasta and the creamy classic Vodka Sauce, all while enjoying a fun and interactive culinary experience. No experience is needed, just bring your passion for food!

(1753) All levels 21 and older

Scratch Made Pasta with Carbonara

CocuSocial Cooking Classes @ 835 N Broadway, Los Angeles, CA

Discover the art of creating your own fresh pasta and learn the secrets to making a classic carbonara sauce from scratch in this hands-on cooking class. Join us as we guide you through the process of making perfect pasta noodles and indulge in the satisfaction of tasting your handmade creations. No experience is required!

(1753) Beginner 21 and older

Classic Handmade Pasta (OC)

CocuSocial Cooking Classes @ 1601 S Anaheim Blvd, Anaheim

Discover the art of crafting classic handmade pasta in this engaging cooking class! Learn the traditional techniques of making fresh fettuccine pasta from scratch, paired perfectly with a delicious sundried tomato cream sauce. Whether you're a seasoned chef or a novice in the kitchen, join us for a fun and flavorful experience that will elevate your pasta-making skills!

(1753) All levels 21 and older

Artisan Ravioli Making

CocuSocial Cooking Classes @ 937 E Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

Learn the art of creating delicious and unique stuffed ravioli in this hands-on cooking class. Discover the joy of mixing your own dough and crafting mouthwatering fillings, all while enjoying a fun and casual atmosphere. Impress your next dinner guests with your homemade artisan ravioli!

(1753) Beginner 21 and older

Homemade Pastas and Sauces

Chef Eric's Culinary Classroom @ 2366 Pelham Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Learn the art of crafting perfect pasta and pairing it with a variety of delicious sauces, meats, and vegetables at Chef Eric's Culinary Classroom. From red wine sausage ragu tagliatelle to homemade ricotta cheese, discover how to create light and flavorful pasta dishes that will leave you craving for more. Don't forget to wear comfortable shoes for this hands-on experience!

(105) Beginner 15 and older

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Hands-On Pasta Boot Camp

The Chopping Block Lincoln Square @ 4747 N Lincoln, Chicago, IL

Discover the secrets of regional Italian pasta at The Chopping Block Lincoln Square's immersive cooking experience. Learn to create various types of homemade pasta dough, from whole wheat to roasted beet, and master the art of shaping rustic pasta by hand. Elevate your pasta game with divine homemade sauces in this hands-on culinary adventure.

(262) All levels 18 and older

Pasta 101

Tutore @ 2755 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL

Join us in this class and embark on a journey to master the art of creating fresh pasta from scratch. From rolling dough to shaping tortellini, learn essential techniques to craft delectable dishes like Tagliatelle di Caccio Pepe and Spinach Ricotta Ravioli with Cherry Tomato Ragu. Elevate your culinary skills and savor the flavors of authentic Italian cuisine.

All levels 18 and older

Pasta Workshop

The Chopping Block Lincoln Square @ 4747 N Lincoln, Chicago, IL

What's your favorite pasta?  After working with our Chefs in this hands-on class, you'll be able make your own fresh pasta dough, creating noodles of all shapes and sizes as well as seasonal sauces suited to each pasta!  Menu: Crab-Stuffed Ravioli with Herb Cream Sauce, Toasted Breadcrumbs and Crispy Pancetta Fettuccine Primavera with Arugula Pesto Skills covered in class: Making fresh pasta dough Using a pasta roller Assembling...

(262) All levels 18 and older
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Hands-On Pasta Workshop

The Chopping Block Lincoln Square @ 4747 N Lincoln, Chicago, IL

Learn to make fresh pasta of all shapes and sizes at The Chopping Block Lincoln Square. Join our hands-on workshop and discover the secrets behind making delicious seasonal sauces suited to each pasta. Get ready to enhance your culinary skills and indulge in a menu featuring ricotta and spinach tortellini and spinach pappardelle with shrimp.

(262) All levels 18 and older
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Pasta Workshop: Winter Menu

The Chopping Block Lincoln Square @ 4747 N Lincoln, Chicago, IL

What's your favorite pasta? After working with our Chefs, you'll be able make your own fresh pasta dough, creating noodles of all shapes and sizes as well as seasonal sauces suited to each pasta!  Menu: Ricotta and Spinach-Filled Manicotti with Roasted-Garlic Tomato Sauce Spinach Pappardelle with Italian Sausage, Sautéed Mushrooms and Red Chilli Flakes Fettucine Alfredo with Fresh Herbs Skills Covered in Class Include:  Making...

(262) All levels 18 and older
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Handmade Pasta alla Vodka

Teaching Table @ Virtual Classroom

Discover the secrets of crafting Handmade Pasta alla Vodka from scratch in this virtual cooking workshop. Chef Laura will guide you through creating the perfect pasta dough and bubbling vodka sauce, all from quality ingredients. Whether you're a pasta novice or experienced cook, join us to elevate your Italian cooking skills and impress your loved ones with this classic dish.

(42) All levels 6 and older

Virtual Pasta Making

Eve Bergazyn

Join our chef to make pasta from scratch! You Will: Make and knead a classic egg pasta dough Hand shape pasta Create a classic marinara sauce & fresh basil pesto Eat delicious homemade pasta Materials Needed to Participate Fully Ingredients: All-purpose flour Semolina flour (or all purpose flour) Salt 1 bay leaf 1 14-oz. can San Marzano tomatoes Pine nuts (or pistachios, almonds, sunflower seeds, or pumpkin seeds) Olive oil...

(447) All levels 14 and older
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Virtual Cook Along: Pasta Shapes Workshop

The Chopping Block Lincoln Square

Learn how to make a variety of pasta shapes from scratch in this virtual class. Join our chef for a 2-hour intensively interactive virtual class from the comfort of your own home as we walk you through the technique on how to prepare homemade pasta dough from scratch in real time. We’ll then use the pasta dough to prepare several shaped pastas and one filled pasta. By the end of class, you’ll have a variety of pastas you can use right away...

(262) All levels 18 and older
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Handmade Pasta

Teaching Table @ Virtual Cooking Class, New York, NY

Have you always wanted to learn how to make your own pasta? Are you shocked at the price of fresh gourmet pastas? Want to elevate pasta night by 400%? Need a therapeutic (and productive) activity to entertain everyone this summer? Join us for an all ages virtual cooking class to make your own pasta at home, by hand! No special tools, equipment or ingredients needed (see below). You won’t need to heat up your oven for this class! In this all ages...

(42) All levels 6 and older
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Handmade Winter Ravioli & Tortellini

Teaching Table @ Virtual Cooking Class, New York, NY

In this all ages virtual cooking workshop, you will make scrumptious ravioli from scratch. Together, we’ll make fresh ravioli dough by hand. Then, we’ll roast pumpkin and prepare seasonal ravioli filling like caramelized onion, apple and aged gouda.  You’ll learn how to roll out the dough like a pro, then fill and shape impeccable ravioli. In this class, you’ll practice the tips and techniques of a restaurant pasta maker but feel like...

(42) All levels 18 and older
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Classic Handmade Pasta

CocuSocial Cooking Classes @ 723 Main St, Houston, TX

Discover the art of creating your own fresh pasta at CocuSocial Cooking Classes. Join us for an interactive and informative session where you'll learn to make perfect pasta dough and craft beautiful Tagliatelle noodles. Indulge in the deliciousness of classic Carbonara and Sun-Dried Tomato Alfredo sauces, all while having a fun and instructive experience.

(1753) Beginner 21 and older

Fresh Handmade Pasta

CocuSocial Cooking Classes @ 723 Main St, Houston, TX

Learn the art of creating fresh handmade pasta from scratch in this fun and instructive cooking class. Discover how to make the perfect dough, roll it, cut it, and top it off with a delicious roasted garlic bechamel. No experience is required, and all equipment and ingredients are provided.

(1753) Beginner 21 and older
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Handmade Gnocchi

CocuSocial Cooking Classes @ 723 Main St, Houston, TX

Indulge in the art of creating delicate, handmade dumplings, as you learn to make the perfect dough and a classic Pesto sauce. From beginners to cooking enthusiasts, this interactive class is designed to be both fun and instructive, with all equipment and ingredients provided. Join us for a delicious and educational culinary experience!

(1753) All levels 21 and older
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Pasta Making Classes Coming Up in Washington, D.C.

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Rome's Famous Fettuccine Alfredo

CocuSocial Cooking Classes @ 2000 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC

Escape to Rome for an evening to learn the art to creating the famous Fettuccine Alfredo!  Legend has it that after the birth of his first child in 1908, Alfredo di Lelio cooked up a batch of fettuccine noodles, crumbly Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, and plenty of butter to tempt his wife, as she was suffering from loss of appetite. The resulting dish was so delicious that di Lelio’s family put it on the menu at Alfredo alla Scrofa, the restaurant...

(1753) All levels 21 and older
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Pasta Making Classes Coming Up in Atlanta

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Fresh Pasta 101

CocuSocial Cooking Classes @ 89 Centennial Olympic Park Dr NW, Atlanta, GA

Learn the art of creating delicious fresh pasta from scratch at CocuSocial Cooking Classes. Master the technique of making the perfect pasta dough and indulge in a mouthwatering Cajun twist pasta sauce. No experience is required, just come prepared to have a fun and instructive culinary experience.

(1753) Beginner 21 and older

Handmade Farfalle Pasta

CocuSocial Cooking Classes @ 89 Centennial Olympic Park Dr NW, Atlanta, GA

Join a culinary journey where you'll learn to create perfect pasta dough and impress your friends and family with your newfound skills. Elevate your cooking repertoire with this hands-on experience.

(1753) All levels 21 and older

Pasta Making Classes Coming Up in Denver

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Virtual Hands-on Pasta Workshop

The Good Food Project @ **Virtual Classroom

Learn how to make authentic, fresh handmade pasta in different shapes and sizes in this hands-on pasta workshop. We’ll discuss ingredients, flours, fillings and sauces, and you’ll learn to “match” pasta shapes with the right sauce. Then you’ll knead, roll and cut your own pasta, and we’ll experiment with colored and shape filled pastas, like ravioli, tortellini and agnolotti. You’ll leave with an assortment of pastas...

(57) All levels 16 and older
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Reviews for Pasta Making Classes

Pasta Making Classes are rated 4.6 stars based on 4,865 verified reviews from actual purchasers.

  • Tagliatelle al Pesto with an Italian Master Chef

    Reviewed by Kyrie Jude G. on 4/5/2024
    My husband and I enjoyed it very much. Will def recommend!
  • Handmade Pasta Cooking For Two People (BYOB)

    Reviewed by Jake K. on 3/28/2024
    Wonderful!! So much fun
  • Fresh Handmade Pasta

    Reviewed by Kati B. on 3/16/2024
    This class was so fun!! This is the second class I've taken with Chef Sandro. Chef Sandro is extremely personable, is always walking around giving tips and advice, and he plays some great music while we prepare and cook our dishes. My friend and I are doing a 3rd class with him in June. Check out these classes, you will NOT be disappointed. The sauce we made for our pasta dish was OUT of THIS WORLD!!!
  • Handmade Pasta Cooking For Two People (BYOB)

    Reviewed by Jean Paulo S. on 12/24/2023
    Great helpful staff, enjoyable experience and friendly group!
  • Tagliatelle al Pesto with an Italian Master Chef

    Reviewed by Jasmine H. on 8/17/2023
    Amazing experience!!!! I would definitely come back , the chef was great and showed us how to do everything easily
  • Virtual Pasta Making

    Reviewed by Liz A. on 4/12/2021
    I have never made homemake pasta before and Eve has given me the tools to make pasta and experiment. If she offered an advanced class I would take it i.e how to make flavored pasta. Or maybe I will just retake this class, so I can ask educated questions. Love Eva. Love coursehourse. So glad I discovered it.
  • Virtual Pasta Making

    Reviewed by SusanKMc M. on 3/8/2021
    I’ve taken several classes with Eve and she never fails to impress! She makes the process so easy and it amazes me how easy it is to follow along! And, the results are always worth the effort. So much more delicious when made from scratch! Makes me feel like a pro!
  • Virtual Pasta Making

    Reviewed by Eileen R. on 2/15/2021
    It was a great class! Eva is a great instructor - very personable and easy to interact with. She made sure we were progressing along with her and gave us some kitchen tricks to make preparation easier! I would definitely recommend taking the Virtual Pasta Making Class! Additionally, the meal turned out delicious!
  • Virtual Pasta Making

    Reviewed by Odile F. on 2/13/2021
    Wonderful fun class! We learned to make 4 kinds of pasta and 2 sauces. Excellent teacher!
  • Virtual Hands-on Pasta Workshop

    Anonymous review on 1/31/2021
    Very informative and pleasant class! Patient and knowledgeable instructor had us making fresh pasta by the end of the class. Highly recommended.

Discover the Best Pasta Making Classes Near Me

Pasta making creates fresh pasta from scratch using simple ingredients such as flour, eggs, and sometimes water. It involves combining these ingredients to form a dough, which is then rolled out and formed into various pasta shapes. The dough is typically kneaded to develop gluten and achieve the desired texture. After shaping the pasta, it’s often cooked in boiling water until it reaches the tenderness level you’d like. The art of making pasta allows endless creativity in selecting shapes, flavors, and sauces to create delicious and unique dishes.

Why You Should Learn Pasta Making

Learning pasta making can offer you several benefits. Firstly, it gives you complete control over the ingredients used in the pasta. Making pasta from scratch allows you to choose high-quality, fresh ingredients and experiment with alternative flours or flavors to suit your dietary preferences or restrictions. This control extends to customizing pasta shapes and sizes, resulting in creative and personalized dishes.

Secondly, pasta making can be a therapeutic and enjoyable activity. Kneading the dough, rolling it out, and cutting it into various shapes can be a meditative and satisfying experience. It lets you disconnect from daily stressors and engage in a tactile and creative practice.

Lastly, homemade pasta often surpasses the taste and texture of store-bought options. Freshly-made pasta has a delicate, tender texture and a rich, authentic flavor that enhances any dish it accompanies. It can elevate a simple meal to a gourmet experience, impressing family and friends with your culinary skills.

In a nutshell, learning pasta making is a rewarding and fulfilling culinary skill allowing you to create delicious, personalized pasta dishes while enjoying the process.

5 Ways to Learn Pasta Making

In-person cooking classes: Look for local cooking schools, community centers, or culinary workshops that offer hands-on pasta making classes. These classes provide an opportunity to learn directly from experienced chefs or instructors who can guide you through the process, answer your questions, and give real-time feedback. Participating in a class can enhance your understanding of pasta making techniques and provide a more interactive learning experience.

Online tutorials and cooking websites: Explore reputable cooking websites and online platforms offering step-by-step tutorials, videos, and pasta making recipes. Websites like YouTube, cooking blogs, and culinary schools often give detailed instructions, tips, and techniques to help you master the art of pasta making from the comfort of your kitchen.

Cookbooks and recipe books: Invest in reputable cookbooks dedicated to pasta making. Many cookbooks offer comprehensive guides on making various types of pasta, including traditional and innovative recipes. They often provide detailed instructions, ingredient lists, and helpful tips to ensure your success in creating homemade pasta dishes.

Apprenticeship or mentorship: Seek out experienced individuals who are skilled in pasta making and ask if they would be open to mentoring or allowing you to assist them in their pasta making endeavors. This hands-on approach can offer valuable insights, practical knowledge, and the opportunity to learn directly from someone with expertise in the craft.

Practice and experimentation: Learning pasta making also involves practice and experimentation. Set aside time to practice making pasta regularly, trying out different dough recipes, shapes, and cooking techniques. By experimenting with ingredients and methods, you can refine your skills, develop your unique style, and discover what works best for you.

Remember, learning pasta making is a journey that requires patience, practice, and a willingness to explore and learn from different sources.

In-Person Pasta Making Classes

Several types of venues offer in-person classes in pasta making, providing hands-on experiences and direct interaction with instructors. These can include cooking schools, culinary academies, community centers, recreational cooking classes, or even specialized workshops dedicated to pasta making. Many of these places have professional kitchens outfitted with the necessary tools and equipment, creating an immersive learning environment. Some may offer specific courses or workshops focused solely on pasta making, while others incorporate it into a broader culinary curriculum. In-person training allows you to engage in a collaborative and social setting, learning from experienced chefs and fellow enthusiasts while benefiting from immediate feedback and guidance.

Established in 2002, Home Cooking New York offers immersive and interactive cooking classes at their downtown Manhattan school. Catering to a diverse range of students, from novices to aspiring home cooks looking to broaden their culinary knowledge, HCNY covers a wide array of topics. Their classes encompass fundamental cooking techniques like Culinary Boot Camp, Six Basic Cooking Techniques, How to Cook Fish, How to Cook Vegetables, and Pork Lovers Workshop, as well as cuisine-focused favorites such as Indian, Thai, Korean, French Bistro, Middle Eastern, and Northern Italian. 

With a maximum class size of 10 students, each two-and-a-half hour session at HCNY provides you with a recipe packet and centers around preparing a comprehensive menu. The culmination of the class involves a shared sit-down meal and camaraderie among fellow students.

Fresh Pasta Workshop at Home Cooking New York is a pasta making class for all levels of cooking experience. You’ll learn how to make three kinds of fresh pasta from scratch. First, you’ll grasp the skills of Pasta Dough 101. After that, the menu for the class includes: ricotta gnocchi with sage brown butter, classic lasagna, tagliatelle with lemon-parmigiano sauce, and Italian shaved vegetable salad. You’ll get a complete recipe packet and enjoy a full sit-down meal at the end of class with your classmates. HCNY’s classes are BYOB; you’re welcome to bring a bottle to share.

Pasta Techniques: Mastering Fresh + Dried Pasta Dishes at Home Cooking New York is also suitable for cooks of any experience level. This class will help you better understand the differences between fresh and dried pasta. You’ll discover how to up your game when making even the simplest pasta dinner at home. In this class, you’ll make fresh pasta dough from scratch, cook, and taste a variety of dried pastas, so you can see the difference in quality. You’ll also make a series of sauces that will help you in pairing a sauce with the right pasta, based on size, shape, and texture. The menu for this class includes: penne puttanesca with chickpeas, spaghetti al limone (with lemon and Parmigiano), fresh pappardelle with wild mushroom ragout, and fresh ricotta gnocchi with sage browned butter.

Taste Buds Kitchen, located in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood, is a culinary entertainment destination for cooks of all ages, including kids, families, and adults. Recognized as the "Best Kids Cooking Class" by New York Magazine, they offer a range of fresh and innovative cooking experiences in their Kids Kitchen during the day and transform into a BYOB Adult Kitchen in the evening. Their culinary events encompass an ever-expanding selection of classes, parties, camps, and special occasions that feature hands-on, interactive recipes—both savory and sweet. With a focus on making food from scratch, they like to create excitement in the kitchen.

Handmade Pasta (BYOB) at Taste Buds Kitchen is a class for all pasta lovers, regardless of experience. Even if you’ve never made fresh pasta by hand, you’ll learn all the tips and tricks to turn you into a pasta aficionado. Your instructor will share a super delicious and easy pasta recipe, plus tons of simple techniques to make all those pasta shapes you love to eat. You’ll be taught to knead, roll and shape pasta. You’ll also find out how to make a yummy homemade sauce and perfectly filled raviolis. Bring your favorite wine.

Chef Eric's Culinary Classroom is a premier cooking school, providing aspiring professionals and current chefs with unparalleled hands-on experience and technical education under the guidance of a seasoned chef. Established in 2003 in West Los Angeles, the school grants students access to a well-designed kitchen with top-of-the-line culinary equipment. Offering a comprehensive range of professional programs and recreational classes, Chef Eric's Culinary Classroom caters to the diverse needs and ambitions of students.

Homemade Pastas and Sauces at Chef Eric’s Culinary Classroom is a beginner-level class where you’ll discover how to make perfect pastas every time and accompany them with robust sauces, savory meats, and fresh vegetables. The instructor will discuss and demonstrate various pastas, as you learn how to craft your own light and delicious varieties. After this class, you may never buy dried pasta again. It’s worth noting that you’ll be on your feet while working in the kitchen. Wear comfortable shoes.

Italian Cuisine at Chef Eric’s Culinary Classroom is another class appropriate for beginning pasta makers. You’ll be reminded that food from the Mediterranean has long been enjoyed in Southern California. In this class, you’ll make your own pasta dishes with a “culinary classroom twist.” The menu includes: torta salata, (mixed vegetable torta baked in pastry), fresh pasta all’Amatriciana, (spicy tomato sauce with pancetta and crushed red chile), homemade fettuccine with carbonara sauce, and chicken cacciatore braised with Roma tomatoes, onions, garlic, and white wine.

The Chopping Block Lincoln Square is Chicago’s premiere recreational cooking school and gourmet retail store. They offer demonstrations, in-person cooking classes, and online classes, as well as wine tastings, private cooking parties, and corporate team-building events. Classes at their Lincoln Square location cover everything from culinary basics to intensive boot camps as well as seasonal events, date nights, healthy cooking classes, and kids’ programming.

Hands-On Pasta Workshop at The Chopping Block Lincoln Square is a pasta making class for all experience levels. After studying with their chefs in this hands-on class, you'll be able to make your own fresh pasta dough, crafting all shapes and sizes of noodles. You’ll also cook seasonal sauces that are suited to each pasta. The menu includes: crab-stuffed ravioli with herb cream sauce, toasted breadcrumbs and crispy pancetta, and fettuccine primavera with arugula pesto.

Hands-On Gluten-Free Italian Feast at The Chopping Block is a class for all levels that shows you how to enjoy an Italian feast without the wheat. Utilizing an array of alternative flours and clever techniques, you’ll prepare a flavorful gluten-free meal in this hands-on cooking class. The menu you’ll be executing includes potato gnocchi with bacon, lemon and peas, a flatbread with artichokes, arugula and goat cheese, and a tiramisu with homemade sponge cake and coffee-rum syrup.

Virtual Pasta Making Classes 

Online pasta making classes offer convenience and flexibility, as they can be accessed from anywhere via the internet. They give you a more comprehensive range of options, allowing you to choose from various instructors and class formats. Online classes also allow you to work in the comfort of your kitchen and at your own pace, eliminating the need to commute to a physical location. However, a potential drawback is that you typically must supply your materials and equipment, such as ingredients, utensils, or pasta-making tools. This means you must ensure you have the necessary items to participate in the class fully. 

On the other hand, in-person pasta-making classes provide a hands-on experience with immediate feedback and interaction with instructors and classmates. They often provide the necessary materials and equipment. But they may require attending at a specific location and adhering to a fixed schedule.

The League of Kitchens is a unique culinary program in NYC where immigrants share their culinary expertise through intimate cooking workshops hosted in their homes. Each workshop serves as a means to promote meaningful connections, social engagement, cultural exchange, culinary exploration, and unforgettable food experiences. Through their immersive classes, they deepen cross-cultural connections and help enhance understanding between communities. Additionally, the program provides access to traditional cooking techniques and wisdom while creating employment and training opportunities for immigrants.

Argentinian Cooking Online w/ Mirta, hosted by The League of Kitchens, is an online pasta making class for beginners and experts alike. During the class, you'll learn the skills to make pillowy gnocchi, a bright pesto sauce using fresh ingredients, and a savory salad with oregano, tomatoes, onions, and avocados. Guided by Mirta through a virtual setting, you'll have plenty of chances to engage in discussions, ask questions, and swap stories. The experience ends in an online dinner party, where you and your fellow classmates will come together to relish the results of your group efforts, despite being physically apart.

Teaching Table aims to inspire people to cook nourishing meals that not only satisfy the body but also enhance familial bonds and communities. Taking inspiration from Chef Laura's own family background, Teaching Table nurtures curiosity, embraces challenges, and cultivates a deep admiration for the culinary craft. The organization supports the sustainability of both the local environment and community by emphasizing the local sourcing of ingredients. By putting an emphasis on health-conscious options without sacrificing flavor, Teaching Table strives to create transformative and engaging experiences for every student.

When you take classes taught by Teaching Table, you'll gain invaluable skills to turn seasonal, locally sourced ingredients into nourishing and delicious creations that everyone will love. You’ll be encouraged to ask questions, think outside the box, and leave the class with a collection of new recipes and culinary expertise that will enrich your cooking journey.

Shrimp Scampi from Scratch, led by Teaching Table, will teach you how to make one of the first dishes Chef Laura’s dad taught her to cook. Featuring a lavish blend of butter, garlic, parsley, and scallions, this version of shrimp scampi uses freshly crafted linguine pasta. In less than 90 minutes, with a select few high-quality ingredients, you'll create a mouthwatering shrimp scampi dish using your homemade pasta.

The creation of The Good Food Project came out of their firm belief that the best way people can improve their health, financial stability, and overall well-being, for themselves and their families, is by acquiring cooking skills. In our fast-paced culture, the allure of convenience often takes precedence over cooking at home, leaving us with little time to come together, enjoy a homemade meal, and have meaningful conversations.

At The Good Food Project, their mission and class offerings try to preserve the time-honored tradition of sharing meals, encouraging people to take it slow and savor the benefits of cooking nutritious meals from scratch.

Ravioli and Filled Pasta Workshop, led by The Good Food Project, is a fun online pasta making class, in which you'll discover how to make authentic fresh pasta right in your own kitchen. You’ll be shown how to mix, knead, roll, and cut your own linguine and fettuccine. Then you’ll dive into making filled pastas, such as ravioli, mezzaluna, and tortellini. Meanwhile, you’ll see demonstrations of the authentic methods, ingredients, flours, fillings, and sauces that are essential to pasta dishes.

Private Group Pasta Making Classes

CourseHorse offers live online group classes that can be delivered to your business or organization. If you’d like to schedule a group pasta making class, it can be an engaging and exciting team-building event.

CourseHorse can provide pasta making classes for private groups. Reach out via the contact form to discover the available options. By booking group events with CourseHorse, you can enjoy many benefits such as the flexibility to change the group size if needed. You’ll also receive a confirmation email within 24 hours. Additionally, there are never any fees associated with booking an event, and CourseHorse supports various virtual platforms to facilitate your group's online gathering.

Pasta making can be an excellent team-building event for several reasons. First, it fosters collaboration and communication among team members. Working together to create pasta dough, roll it out, and shape it into various forms requires coordination and cooperation. This shared activity encourages individuals to communicate, delegate tasks, and work harmoniously toward a common goal with a sense of unity and camaraderie.

Second, pasta making provides a fun and engaging experience that promotes creativity and problem-solving. Teams can experiment with different flavors, colors, and shapes, encouraging innovation and thinking outside the box. Collaboratively troubleshooting and adjusting the dough consistency, cooking times, or sauce pairings can spark creative problem-solving skills and encourage participants to work together to achieve the desired results.

Additionally, the shared experience of making and enjoying a meal together can create a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere that strengthens bonds within the team. It offers an opportunity for casual conversation, laughter, and the sharing of a delicious meal. Pasta making as a team-building event can enhance communication, foster creativity, and create lasting memories, ultimately leading to a more cohesive and motivated team.

What Will I Need to Learn Pasta Making?

To learn pasta making, you'll need several materials and ingredients. Here are the essentials:

  1. Flour: The main ingredient in pasta dough is flour. All-purpose or "00" flour, which is finely milled, is commonly used for pasta making. You may also use semolina or whole wheat flour, depending on the recipe or personal preference.
  2. Eggs: Eggs are another crucial component of pasta dough. They provide structure and richness to the pasta. Fresh, large eggs are typically used in pasta making.
  3. Water or liquid: While eggs are commonly used as the liquid component, some pasta recipes may require the addition of water or other liquids. This can vary depending on the specific recipe you're following.
  4. Salt: Salt is added to enhance the flavor of the pasta dough. It is usually incorporated into the dough mixture or added to the cooking water.
  5. Mixing bowl and utensils: You'll need a mixing bowl for combining the ingredients and a fork or a whisk to beat the eggs and blend the dough. A clean, flat surface like a countertop or a large cutting board will also be needed for kneading the dough.
  6. Rolling pin or pasta machine: A rolling pin is used to flatten the dough into thin sheets, while a pasta machine is a convenient tool to help you roll out the dough evenly and to the desired thickness.
  7. Cutting implements: Depending on the pasta shapes you want to create, you may need a sharp knife or a pasta cutter to slice the dough into strips, squares, or other desired shapes.

If you take a pasta making class, these materials and ingredients are usually provided for the class duration. However, if you plan to practice pasta making at home, it's essential to have these items readily available in your kitchen.

Is it Difficult to Learn Pasta Making?

All people of varying skill levels can approach pasta making, and it's generally considered a skill that can be learned with practice and patience. While specific techniques and attention to detail are involved, making pasta dough and crafting it into various shapes is relatively straightforward. With instructional resources such as online tutorials, cooking classes, and cookbooks, aspiring pasta makers have ample guidance to help them understand the process. As with any new skill, achieving desired results and developing a personal touch may take some time and practice. However, with dedication and a willingness to learn, pasta making can be an enjoyable and rewarding culinary pursuit.

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