About & Contact

Chef Paulette on the Amalfi Coast in Ravello

Cooking Classes with Paulette Licitra

Please join me for some Italian & Mediterranean fun in the kitchen in Nashville TN!

We’ll explore all the delicious regions of Italy and sometimes cook up cuisines from other cultures along the Mediterranean with hands-on cooking.

Fall 2019 schedule has sold out. Winter 2020 schedule will be out in November and emailed to my announcement list. If you’d like to be added to the list please send me an email. Gift Certificates are available.

If I get a cancellation I will post on my Chef Paulette Facebook page.

Events are $70 each per person and take place in Bellevue.

Please contact me with any questions, to reserve, or be added to my email announcement list: ChefPauletteMedia(at)gmail(dot)com

Thank you!


Paulette Licitra cooks, sings, and paints. She completed her professional culinary studies at the Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) in NYC and cooked in Mario Batali’s restaurant Lupa. Paulette has traveled extensively in Italy for culinary research, and studied with home cooks in Lazio, Liguria, Emilia-Romagna, Lombardia, Campania, and the Veneto. She brings small groups to Italy every year to tour, cook, and explore Italian culture. She teaches Italian cooking classes in Nashville and cooks frequently on Channel 4 WSMV’s Today in Nashville.

Paulette is Chef Ambassador for the Beko brand of home appliances.

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Paulette performs music in the band Duette with Duane Spencer.

For paintings by Paulette, check the Artwork tab on this website.

188 thoughts on “About & Contact

  1. Please let me know when you are starting your Fall 2015 classes. Myself and my friend are very interested!

  2. Hi Paulette—I contacted u a few months back about a cooking class for my Daughters birthday the 25th of this month–do u still have openings?? Sure hope so Thanks a million Pat Heine

  3. I am still on for the summer class for my daughter’s 51st surprise birthday present—she’s going to love it!!!!!!!!

  4. Please let me givw my 50 year old daughter one of your cooking classes for her birthday which will be july, 25th, 2015—her son is 50% italian and 50 irish, shes loves cooking. thank u pat

  5. Hi! I’d love the information on your 2015 classes, please 🙂 I can’t locate them on the site, but would love to sign up. Thanks!

  6. Interested in a schedule of classes and their costs. Thinking about this as a Christmas gift for my parents who love to cook and just spent 2 weeks in Italy. Thank you!

  7. Hi! I’m hoping to get a gift certificate for one of your classes and a schedule of classes to give to my sister & brother in law for Christmas. They will love this! =)

  8. I’m wanting to give a gift card for a couple for a cooking class for two (that lasts approximately 2 hours). Can you tell me the cost, and also, is this location close to Franklin, TN?

  9. Would like to get my wife and I in some of your classes? Can I purchase certificates, if so where? Where can I find the schedule? Can you put me on the email list? I tried the email above but got a bounce back 🙂 ( I am sure I did something wrong).

    I know I am full of questions 🙂

  10. I’m interested in attending one of your winter classes. Please add me to your email list.
    Love your TV segments on Channel 4. Tonight I cooked your Shrimp Scampi in the oven recipe. Yum. Thanks!!


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  12. My ten year old daughter and I just returned from Rome and want to learn to make some of our favorite dishes…we would love to see a schedule.

    • Thanks for your note, Maria. Ah…Roma! My fav! My fall schedule of classes will bout mid-August. I’ll add your name to my mailing list.
      Thanks again & Buon Appetito!

  13. Hey there, I watched your segment on Channel 4 the other day where you demo’d 2 types of dishes in the little pastry cups. One was sweet (cannoli) and one was savory (cheese and meat) , If I remember correctly. I have searched your site and More at midday recipes and cannot find it… I know it was simple, but maybe it is listed or attached to another recipe group… can you help me? thanks so much.

    • Hi Sheila,
      Thanks so much for your note. Sometimes the station is a little late getting recipes posted. I just wrote to find out when it will be up. If not by end of day I’ll post the recipe here. Thanks again. All best,

    • Hi! Thanks for your message. I will have a new class schedule for the summer in the next week or so. I’ll post it and also send an email. I’ll add your name to my list…thanks!

  14. I am interested in purchasing a class gift certificate got my husband. Please let me know if this is an option.

  15. Paulette, one day I am going to have the time to attend your classes. I dream of your lovely homemade pastas, handmade and perfectly sauced. Or going with you to Italy to wander around in your world of pasta places.

  16. So sorry but how do I see what classes you have available and where to sign up for them? The address “gmail.com” thing is confusing to me. 😦

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