The cookery school founded in 1974 as the "Accademy of High Medieval
Conventual Cuisine" and "Nonna Orsola" in honor of the hostess, organizes
daily cooking classes for individuals or groups.
The initial intention was to teach the true Italian cuisine to the many tourists
who visited Ravello as gastronomy is one of the fundamental customs of the people.
The great travellers of the past, Goethe, Wagner, Reid, Lawrence, besides discovering
the beauty of our villages, learned about customs of our people and our culinary
This continues to the present day: to travel and visit new countries also means
to know the tastes and flavours. On the Amalfi Coast thanks to the mild climate
and traditions of a people with over fifteen hundred years of history, there were
favourable conditions to develop a pleasant culinary evolution.
Moreover, thanks to the value of the structure, organization and professionalism
that "Nonna Orsola" can boast, the idea has proved over time of great
interest both nationally and internationally. In fact the school has become a destination
for students from all over the world. Many of the weekly courses are attended by
professionals, lawyers, doctors, engineers and even chefs. They are particularly
popular with Americans, who have come to discover the secrets of Neapolitan cooking.
The school offers different levels of courses for all students who wish not only
to learn the thousand secrets of cooking, but also spend 3 hours in a pleasant and
stimulating atmosphere. In addition to the Italian and Mediterranean cuisine his
experience and availability in teaching our courses, we can also organize cooking
classes customized to the wishes of "pupils".