Instructor: Michael Ceraldi
Thursday, April 27  & Friday, April 28
6pm - 9pm
2 sessions

Introducing the basics of the Italian Cucina. Students will learn the foundation of the Italian kitchen. The first class will focus on fresh pasta and making ravioli and other shapes along with basic tomato sauce. The second course participants will learn to make gnocchi and a spinach ricotta gnocchi known as malfatti. Our final class will focus on risotto and the risotto mozzarella filled croquettes called arancini. During each lesson the dishes regions and histories will be discussed along with possible wine pairings and variations. Students will leave the series with a confident knowledge of basic Italian scratch cooking.

Chef Ceraldi has over 20 years experience in the industry, working with some of the most influential chefs in Italian cuisine in New York and in Italy. He’s had many recipes published in magazines and cookbooks, and has appeared multiple times on The Food Network.  Ceraldi landed in Provincetown in 2010 to be the executive chef of Dalla Cucina ("Best Italian” 2011 Yankee Magazine.)  He opened "CERALDI at Tiny’s", a Provincetown pop up. Michael and his wife Jesse opened a permanent location at 15 Kendrick on the Wellfleet harbor.