Let Us Bring Italy to You

 Cooking with Culture is your one-stop source for everything Italian in Alabama! We offer classes in Italian cooking & culture, cocktails and language as well as wine dinners, private cooking parties, murder mystery dinners and more.

 Through all of our authentic culinary and cultural experiences, we bring to Birmingham, AL the diversity of Italian cuisine along with the country’s rich history and culture. Driven by our passion, this labor of love is dedicated to the most beautiful country in the world. 

About Us

 Our passion lies in educating people to eat and live according to the most wholesome and authentic Italian traditions. We mix  Italian cooking, culture, history, lifestyle and language to gift you moments filled with food, fun, laughter, knowledge and happy memories!

Upcoming Events
Mexican Cocktails Class
Wed, Aug 19
Moss Rock Tacos & Tequila
Aug 19, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Moss Rock Tacos & Tequila, 616 Preserve Pkwy, Hoover, AL 35226, USA
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Homemade Pasta Class
Sat, Aug 22
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato
Aug 22, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato, 610 Preserve Pkwy Suite 100, Hoover, AL 35226, USA
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Tiramisu Class
Tue, Aug 25
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato
Aug 25, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato, 610 Preserve Pkwy Suite 100, Hoover, AL 35226, USA
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Porcini Mushroom Risotto Class
Thu, Aug 27
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato
Aug 27, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato, 610 Preserve Pkwy Suite 100, Hoover, AL 35226
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Neapolitan Pizza Class
Sat, Aug 29
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato
Aug 29, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato, 610 Preserve Pkwy Suite 100, Hoover, AL 35226, USA
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Ossobuco Wine Dinner
Thu, Sep 10
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato
Sep 10, 6:30 PM
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato, 610 Preserve Pkwy Suite 100, Hoover, AL 35226, USA
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Carbonara Sauce Class
Thu, Sep 17
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato
Sep 17, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato, 610 Preserve Pkwy Suite 100, Hoover, AL 35226
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Stuffed Tortelli Class
Sat, Sep 19
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato
Sep 19, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato, 610 Preserve Pkwy Suite 100, Hoover, AL 35226, USA
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Bolognese Sauce Class
Thu, Sep 24
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato
Sep 24, 6:30 PM – 6:35 PM
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato, 610 Preserve Pkwy Suite 100, Hoover, AL 35226
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Focaccia Dolce (Sweet Focaccia) Class
Sat, Sep 26
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato
Sep 26, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato, 610 Preserve Pkwy Suite 100, Hoover, AL 35226, USA
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Verdure Fritte Miste Class (Italian Fried Vegetables)
Thu, Oct 01
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato
Oct 01, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato, 610 Preserve Pkwy Suite 100, Hoover, AL 35226
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Lady's Kisses (Baci di dama) Italian Biscotti: Italian Hazelnut Cookies Class
Sat, Oct 03
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato
Oct 03, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato, 610 Preserve Pkwy Suite 100, Hoover, AL 35226, USA
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Italian Cocktails Class
Thu, Oct 08
Moss Rock Tacos & Tequila
Oct 08, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Moss Rock Tacos & Tequila, 616 Preserve Pkwy, Hoover, AL 35226, USA
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Seafood & Wine Dinner (Cena di Pesce)
Thu, Oct 22
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato
Oct 22, 6:30 PM
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato, 610 Preserve Pkwy Suite 100, Hoover, AL 35226, USA
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Italian Sausage Stuffed Bread
Sat, Oct 24
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato
Oct 24, 10:00 AM
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato, 610 Preserve Pkwy Suite 100, Hoover, AL 35226, USA
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Naughty Halloween Party: Penne Puttanesca Class
Thu, Oct 29
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato
Oct 29, 6:30 PM
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato, 610 Preserve Pkwy Suite 100, Hoover, AL 35226
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Cooking Classes @ Vecchia E-Gift Card(s)
Time is TBD
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato
Time is TBD
Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato, 610 Preserve Parkway, Suite 100 Hoover, AL 35226
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Get in touch with us!

 If there’s anything you’d like to know about our services, please get in touch.

+1-205-623-6004

Birmingham, AL, USA