“Make Me Italy’s” Food Valley Food Tour and Cooking

One Day Experiences


Province of Parma


7 Hours

Starting Time:

09:30 am


On request

Explore the Parma Hills and discover the ancient process of artisanal cured meats.
Take an immersive Cooking Class: prepare your own Lasagne and have a lunch in a historic country farmhouse.

  •  Experience a culinary journey among the hills of the most prized delicatessen in the world
  • Discover how the butcher artisans produce the famous DOP Parma Ham and all the other
    traditional cured meats
  • Learn to prepare typical fresh Italian pasta
  • Prepare ragù and cook Lasagne and more ancient recipes with the guidance of a traditional Make Me Italy expert cook
  • Personal assistant: after signing up, you will receive the phone number of a personal assistant available 24/7 to answer any questions and receive additional information in English, German, Italian, French and Spanish. The assistant will be collecting all the information to ensure maximum comfort during the experience: food allergies, personal requirements, disabilities, etc.
  • Itinerary instructions: participants will receive a file containing all the instructions to easily reach the meeting point in Collecchio using private or public transport.
  • Immersive experience at one of the most virtuous artisanal cured meat factories in the Food Valley, Giuberti Amerio, where you will see with your own eyes how Prosciutto di Parma DOP and all the other cured meats are made, guided by Miriam.
  • Tasting of cured meats in the delicatessen cellar.
  • Walk in the countryside to Locanda Il Casale, an ancient restored farm surrounded by nature.
  • Cooking Class at Locanda Il Casale where you will learn to prepare Lasagne and traditional meat recipes.
  • Lunch with wine pairing.
  • Material necessary for the cooking experience
  • Everything not mentioned in the inclusion

What you will visit:

  • One of the most virtuous artisanal cured meat factories in the Food Valley, Giuberti Amerio, where, under the guidance of Miriam, you will see with your own eyes how Prosciutto di Parma DOP and all the other cured meats are made.
  • A country house managed by a historic family, custodian of the local gastronomic tradition.

What you will learn and what you will eat:

  • Fresh and local: You’ll discover the importance of using fresh, locally sourced ingredients to create full of flavour dishes.
  • Hands-on experience: roll up your sleeves and get ready to knead dough and prepare perfect Lasagne. You’ll cook in the kitchen of a renowned restaurant, create a delicious meal from scratch guided by Sara, and then you’ll sit down and eat the wonderful fruit of your labour.

What you will drink:

  • Wine Pairing: You will also discover the art of pairing exquisite Italian wines with your creations, enhancing the overall dining experience.
  • Whom you are supporting: joining our experience, you will be supporting the work of independent short-chain food manufacturers from the Food Valley; you will be contributing to the dissemination of Make-Me-Italy values and to the protection of the authentic Italian food heritage and traditional crafts.
  • You as a maker: Your contribution to the protection of traditional growing methods, land regeneration and the life of its custodians, whom we call makers, is valuable. This is why you will be given an Advocacy Certificate by Make Me Italy.
  • Perfect for All Levels: Whether you’re a seasoned cook or a beginner, our classes are designed to cater to all skill levels. Come solo or with friends and family for an unforgettable bonding experience.
  • Expert Guidance: Sara, our Italian chef, will guide you through the secrets of authentic Parmesan cuisine, sharing her passion for cooking and her family’s cherished recipes. Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, Prosciutto, Egg pasta… the corner stones of our adventure.
  • Schedule: Spaces are limited, so secure your spot now for an unforgettable culinary adventure!

Sign up now! Reserve Your Spot. Buon Appetito!

Please Note:

Cancellation Policy:

– No fee up to 8 days before the starting day;
– From 7 days to 3 days before the tour starting date: 50% penalty;
– 48 hours notice: 70% penalty;
– 24 hours notice: 100% penalty.


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