Kids in the Kitchen – Cucina Italiana

This 5-day camp is designed for kids ages 8 to 12.

MONDAY, June 27th to FRIDAY, July 1st

From 10:00 AM Tt 12:00 PM, Everyday

In this week-long camp, Chef Iole Aguero Limonciello will inspire your child to experience both the culture and cuisine from all over Italy.  From fresh pasta with various sauces to calzones, pizza and desserts, she will immerse your child in the different ingredients and flavor profiles found in Italian kitchens everywhere.  Our skilled culinary team will assist each day as your child practices knife skills and becomes familiar with everyday kitchen equipment.

Monday: Filled Pasta
Cheese Tortellini with alfredo sauce
Ravioli with brown butter sauce

Tuesday: Pizza & Calzone
Pizza with a variety of topping
Calzones stuffed with ricotta and mozzarella

Wednesday: Spaghetti & Meatballs
Spaghetti with beef & pork meatballs in marinara sauce with a simple salad

Thursday: Pasta Shapes Galore
Bow Tie with fresh tomato & basil
Fettuccine with pesto
Tagliolini, Pappardelle & Angel Hair coated with butter & cheese (Italian Mac ‘n Cheese)

Friday: Desserts
Crostata di Limone (Lemon Tart)
Polenta Plum Cake
No Bake Cheesecake


  • All classes are taught by a culinary professional with 2 adult assistants.
  • No prior cooking experience is required, just an interest to learn.
  • For safety reasons, please tie long hair back and wear closed-toed shoes.
  • We will follow current King County Guidelines regarding COVID.
  • Allergies or dietary restrictions may be accommodated – just let us know upon registration.

The Italian Kitchen – Pasta Workshop

Making your own pasta is quick and easy, and after this hands-on class with Chef Jen Tarantino Reyes, you’ll think nothing of mixing up a batch for a weeknight supper. Add essential recipes for sauces made with fresh herbs and seasonal produce and you’ll have a go-to recipe repertoire. You’ll start with just flour and eggs, creating your own pasta dough that you will turn into one stuffed pasta and one cut pasta to serve along with two unique sauces!

In this hands-on class, you will make:

  • Fresh Handmade Pasta Dough
  • Ravioli with Ricotta Herb Filling in Light Tomato Sauce
  • Tagliatelle Pasta with Wild Mushroom Sauce (a staff favorite; even if you don’t like mushrooms, it wows the crowd!)

The Italian Kitchen – Pasta Workshop

Making your own pasta is quick and easy, and after this hands-on class with Chef Jen Tarantino Reyes, you’ll think nothing of mixing up a batch for a weeknight supper. Add essential recipes for sauces made with fresh herbs and seasonal produce and you’ll have a go-to recipe repertoire. You’ll start with just flour and eggs, creating your own pasta dough that you will turn into one stuffed pasta and one cut pasta to serve along with two unique sauces!

In this hands-on class, you will make:

  • Fresh Handmade Pasta Dough
  • Ravioli with Ricotta Herb Filling in Light Tomato Sauce
  • Tagliatelle Pasta with Wild Mushroom Sauce (a staff favorite; even if you don’t like mushrooms, it wows the crowd!)

The Italian Kitchen – Pasta

Learning how to make homemade pasta at home can seem daunting. However, in this hands-on class with Chef and Sommelier Bonnie McPike, she will show you how to take flour and egg yolks and transform it to forkfuls of tender fresh pasta in the matter of minutes. With Chef Bonnie’s expert guidance, you will learn to shape each pasta, fill your Raviolis perfectly and how to create two delicious sauces. Menu:

Butternut Squash, Sage and Walnut Ravioli with Parmesan

Tagliatelle with Italian Sausage and Fennel Ragu

Your pasta will be served with Salad and Italian Wine selected by Chef and Sommelier Bonnie!

The Italian Kitchen – Pasta Workshop

Making your own pasta is quick and easy and after this hands-on class with Chef Jennifer Tarantino Reyes, you’ll think nothing of mixing up a batch for a weeknight supper. Add essential recipes for sauces made with fresh herbs and seasonal produce and you’ll have a go-to recipe repertoire. You’ll start with just flour and eggs, creating your own pasta dough that you will turn into one stuffed pasta and one cut pasta to serve along with two unique sauces!

In this hands-on class, you will make:

  • Fresh Handmade Pasta Dough
  • Ravioli with a Ricotta Herb Filling in a Light Tomato Sauce
  • Tagliatelle Pasta with Wild Mushroom Sauce (a staff favorite; even if you don’t like mushrooms, it wows the crowd!)

The Italian Kitchen – Pasta Workshop

Making your own pasta is quick and easy and after this hands-on class with Chef Jennifer Tarantino Reyes, you’ll think nothing of mixing up a batch for a weeknight supper. Add essential recipes for sauces made with fresh herbs and seasonal produce and you’ll have a go-to recipe repertoire. You’ll start with just flour and eggs, creating your own pasta dough that you will turn into one stuffed pasta and one cut pasta to serve along with two unique sauces!

In this hands-on class, you will make:

  • Fresh Handmade Pasta Dough
  • Ravioli with a Ricotta Herb Filling in a Light Tomato Sauce
  • Tagliatelle Pasta with Wild Mushroom Sauce (a staff favorite; even if you don’t like mushrooms, it wows the crowd!)

The Italian Kitchen – Pasta Workshop

Jennifer Tarantino Reyes you’ll think nothing of mixing up a batch for a weeknight supper..You’ll start with just flour and eggs, creating your own pasta dough that you will then cut and shape into different sizes to make Tagliatelle and Ravioli, add to that 2 different sauces that you’ll surely add to your repertoire.  In this class you will make it, eat it, make it, eat it….come hungry!

Menu:

Tagliatelle with a savory Wild Mushroom Sauce

Ricotta Herb Filled Ravioli with a Classic Marinara Sauce