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Learn the art of perfect pasta and master the Italian classics at Sydney's top Italian cooking school.

Hands-on Classes: $100 per person 
Demonstrations & Master Classes: $65 per person

The cost of $100 or $65 per person includes antipasto on arrival; all food and a goodie bag with Barilla products and the chef’s recipes to take home. 

Welcome to Casa Barilla, the authentic Italian Cooking School in Sydney, where local and international food experts share their knowledge of Italian food in a fun and interactive atmosphere. This year we have a diverse program of hands on classes, demonstrations and Master Classes; taking you on a culinary journey through Italy's gastronomic regions and revealing the golden rules to authentic Italian cuisine. 

Each hands-on class is intimate, with only 16 people, and interactive: you learn, you cook and you eat! At demonstrations and Chef Master Classes, participants watch from their table; tasting the delicious results of the Chefs efforts throughout the class. 

Team Building classes are also available as customised hands-on experience for corporate teams. Groups of up to 24 can be catered for. Please contact us to tailor a class for your team.



Phone: 02 8585 3900

E-mail: [email protected]

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Are you bored of the same old Lasagne? In our next hands-on cooking class, you will learns tips and tricks, and get to cook and eat two delicious courses.

  • Zucchini flowers with ricotta and tomato ragu
  • Mushroom, truffle and prosciutto Lasagne

When: 11am, Saturday 10th August



ITALIAN STARS & STRIPES - Hands-on class with Chef Carlo Staropoli.

Join us for a fun and creative hands-on cooking class. Chef Carlo will share his love of Italy and cooking through two dishes, the stars and the stripes...

  • Trio of spaghetti all'Italiana

A combination of three different way to eat spaghetti. Spaghetti with Pesto Genovese, Spaghetti with ricotta and white pepper, Spaghetti with Basilico sauce.

[This makes up the Italian flag, or stripes].

  • Pan di Stelle with mascarpone and chocolate

Layers of Pan di Stelle, mascarpone mousse and chocolate create a modern style tiramisu.

[This makes up the stars, the iconic dusted stars of the Pan di Stelle are not only delicious, but also nice to look at].

When: 6pm, Tuesday 13th August


FRESH vs DRY PASTA... Hands-on class with Sammy Jakubiak (MKR Winner 2011)

Join us for a fun hands-on class with Sammy Jakubiak. It's time to get your hands dirty! Sammy will show you how to make fresh pasta, and then a delicious dish using our Egg pasta, the closest thing to fresh pasta. The menu includes:

  • Orecchiette with cime di rapa 
  • Pappardelle wtih lemon 

When: 6pm, Thursday 29th August 



ADRIATICO || Masterclass with Paola Bacchia, Italy On My Mind.

Italy through the regions – visit the Adriatic coast of Italy with author, cooking class and food tour host, Paola Bacchia of Italy On My Mind. Paola will take you through three dishes from her recent ‘Adriatico’ cook book:

  • Entrée: Mixed dinner party crostini 
  • Main: Rigatoni with radicchio and pork sausage ragu
  • Dessert: Presnitz with Mulino Bianco (a cake from Trieste)

When: 6pm, Thursday 5th September


SPRING INTO PESTO | Hands-on class

Maybe you love Pesto, maybe you're new to Pesto, either way this is a class you won't want to miss. We're embracing spring and delicious recipes using the ever versatile and tasty Pesto:

  • Entree: will include Sundried Tomato Pesto [TBC]
  • Main: will include Pesto Genovese [TBC]

When: 11am Saturday 14th September and

   6pm, Thursday 19th September



Gift vouchers available.



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Casa Barilla
4 Annandale Street, Annandale
Sydney NSW 2038
Barilla Global Headquarters
Barilla G. & R. Fratelli
Via Mantova 166 
43122 Parma

Class Schedule

1st August


10th August

Hands-on class

13th August 

Hands-on class


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