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Sabina Fiorentini

So Cook! | 8 years

Bio

Ciao! I’m Sabina, a Certified Personal Chef, Chef instructor and Caterer from Rome. I am also a Certified English/Italian Translator. In 2011 I obtained a diploma as Personal Chef at Gambero Rosso. I was the co-founder member of the Italian Food Bloggers’ Association - AIFB and in the past I ran a successful food blog, cook ‘n’ book. I have worked for a popular food magazine, taken part in tv food programmes, published recipes in various food magazines and recipe books. I am also a certificated teacher of Italian language for foreigners. I have worked for some of the greatest Italian Chefs, working with them in catering events and English cooking classes.

What was your inspiration to get into cooking, food and teaching how to cook?

In 2014 I founded 'so cook'! My cooking school in Rome, with the intent to create a multifunctional space linked to food, cooking and everything that revolves around it. In addition to the original idea of ​​a cookery school, so cook!, has become a concert space, a cafeteria, and the location for photo shoots, populated by established professionals who have animated and continue to animate the project with passion and enthusiasm.

What excites you the most about your work?

I love bringing my background and experience to the classroom, creating for you an enjoyable way to fine-tune your culinary skills and a great way to spend time together in a warm and relaxed atmosphere.

How do you select the menu for you classes?

I can’t do without tradition in my cuisine, transforming it with a creative and innovative eye. Traditional, genuine family recipes are the base of my class menus. My greatest joy is to share my knowledge of our traditional cuisine while, at the same time, doing the best I can to satisfy the class needs and curiosity about Italian food.

What do you love the most about cooking?

Cooking for me is an extraordinary experience and it means taking my students by the hand to a joyful piace where they can feel free and happy to learn in a creative way.