Berlino Schule

Cooking like an Italian chef, classes in Berlin held by the Gambero Rosso chefs, Alex Maiorano and Domenico Cecere

How to cook like real Italian chefs: that is what you are going to learn with our workshop. The course is divided into four meetings of two hours and a half each (dinner included) and it is run by two Italian Gambero Rosso chefs

The course, held by Alex Maiorano and Domenico Cecere (they both work as chefs for Roma Food), is going to start on 10th February 2020 and take place every Monday until 2nd March (total meetings: 4). At the end of each class, the participants will eat what they have been cooking. The „Cooking like an Italian chef“ workshop is going to take place at La Lupa (Spreewaldplatz 6 10999 Berlin-Kreuzberg), in one of the most modern and innovative areas of Berlin. The course has been organized by the brand True Italian (the network dedicated to real Italian diners in Berlin) and La Lupa restaurant. 

Cooking like an Italian chef

How to make pasta “fresca”. How to cut and cook properly vegetables. How to use rice as a starter or even as a dessert. These are just few of the things you will learn during the 4-appointment workshop. You will experiment, with different spice blends and ingredients, how to create new flavour combinations. You will also take only one ingredient and use it in different ways to prepare different dishes. That is a great chance to challange yourself in a very funny way. Meat and fish won’t be used, at all. So the course is aimed at vegetarians, too. 

Program of the course

You will learn only recipes you will be able to prepare also at home, supported by some tricks you couldn’t have imagined, before. At the end of each class, you will eat with the rest of the class.

10/02: Basics (how to make a soffritto, tomatoes and other vegetables preserves, how to avoid wasting food). Dinner with different types of pasta and sauces

17/02: How to make Lasagna and Cannelloni. Dinner with Lasagna & Cannelloni (pasta al forno)

24/02: How to „polpette“ and other second courses with vegetables and meat

02/03: Desserts. Dinner with pasta and a lot of desserts (baked cakes)

The teachers

Alex Maiorano started peeling potatoes as a child with his grandmother at her family restaurant in Italy. Since then, he has never stopped. At the age of 19, he got the his diploma at the Gambero Rosso cooking school. He has been working as a chef in Germany, England and Australia. He strongly believes that ingredients, love and patience are the three only things which make dishes unforgettable. He is the main chef of LA Lupa & Roma Food.

Domenico Cecere, originally from Solofra (Avellino), chef of La Lupa, boats many years of experience in the gastronomy business in Italy and Germany.

The location 

A cozy new True Italian (let’s say Roman) restaurant in the middle of Kreuzberg, run by Gianluca De Rosa.

Info and price 

190 € for the whole course, 4 dinners included. Materials and ingredients are also included.
If you are not sure to enroll, you can come to the first lesson for 40€ and then decide if to apply for the whole course or not.
The course has limited spots, only 15. You can reserve it by sending an email at:

It is possible to register for only some classes prior agreement with the administration.

Cooking like a Chef

Every Monday, 20:00-22:30 starting from 10th February 2020

Number of classes: 4

Price: 190 € (ingredients, tools and dinner included)


Maximum number of participants: 15

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