VIP Cooking Class with Chef Alessandro Manfredini

Friday, February 7, 2020

Reception at 5:30 p.m.
Cooking class at 6:00 p.m.

Penn State Health and Human Development Food Lab
07 Henderson Bldg.
University Park, PA 16802

Cook authentic Tuscan dishes alongside our special guest chef!

Participants will work in teams to prepare authentic Tuscan dishes with Chef Manfredini in the Penn State Food Lab.

  • Spelt Salad (Insalata di farro)
  • Ricotta Cheese and Spinach Ravioli served with Butter and Sage Sauce (Ravioli ricotta e spinaci al burro e salvia)
  • Chicken Cacciatore with Garfagnana Polenta (Pollo alla cacciatora con polenta)
  • Barga Cookies (Befanini di Barga)

Each team will prepare the four dishes at their station and then dine together in a family-style setting, complete with wine provided by WPSU (please do NOT BYOB). Chef Manfredini will visit each table to chat with our participants as they dine.

About Chef Alessandro Manfredini

Chef Alessandro is the lead chef at the Renaissance Tuscany il Ciocco Resort and Spa in Tuscany, Italy. He also leads individual and group cooking classes for guests from around the world, helping them to source local ingredients to create traditional Tuscan dishes.


Tickets are $150 per person, which includes all ingredients, the meal the guests create, and wine service provided by WPSU. BYOB is NOT allowed. All proceeds benefit WPSU-TV.

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Cooking with Alessandro Manfrandini

Please complete the following form so we may process your reservation. Alternatively, you can make your reservations by phone by calling Tamra Fatemi at 814-863-6635. Please note, tickets are nonrefundable, but are transferrable.

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