Studio Italiano often organises cultural or gastronomic events for students to gain further insights into the Italian way of life. The workshops below are two examples of upcoming events. If you would like further information about these please contact us on (03) 9699 7487 or by email.


Spend an afternoon with Franca Butera Crea as your host to discovering the Italian regions of Puglia, Calabria e Sicilia.
Saturday the 15th of June - 2.00pm to 4.00pm. $80.00 per person.

During the afternoon you will be given an insight into these historically rich and geographically unique southern regions of: Puglia, Calabria e Sicilia. Learn about the unique towns, beaches, monuments and the architectural and culinary influences left behind from bygone eras. Learn where the Trulli are situated, about the ancient Greek statues ‘Bronzi di Riace’ and about the Normans and Arab influence through these regions.

The session will run for 2 hours and will include 6 sampling dishes from the south of Italy, and 2 glasses of wine. This workshop is ideal for anyone planning to visit any of these regions for the first time, or for those who want to learn more about Italy's Southern regions and cuisine.

Arancini al Telefono

hands on cooking class
Presented by Connie Butera and Franca Butera Crea.

Welcome cocktail, learn how to make Arancini with Ragu and Mozzarella di Bufala, lunch with a glass of red wine.

11.30 - 2.00pm. Call us for dates. Click here for more details

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  • Location: Albert Park, Victoria, Australia

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