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Address: Via Lazzaro Mocenigo 10 | Lido, 30126 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: +39 041 526 7226
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Description: Marika's warm, functional kitchen equipped with the most modern...
Marika's warm, functional kitchen equipped with the most modern technology, you will have the pleasure of preparing both typical venitian dishes and more, using the fresh herbs grown in the garden of the beautiful old venitian villa: villa inespartecipate actively in the preparation of ravioli, tagliatelle, risotti, local specialty of fish and meat, vegetables and dessert.each class last for 4 hours and finished with tasting of the menu prepared. Maximum 10. Folder with recipes is given to each partecipant
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Highlight of our trip to Italy!

The best meal we ate while in Italy was in Marika's kitchen. We have already made the same dishes several times since being home.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Como, Italy
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Como, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The best meal we ate while in Italy was in Marika's kitchen. We have already made the same dishes several times since being home.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This was by far one of my favorite parts of my trip to Venice! The villa is amazing and the class was so much fun! Only had 2 other people in our class so it was very personal and we left so full! Would definitely recommend to anyone visiting Venice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

What can I possibly say to express how valuable the Acquolina cooking class was to our trip! We are a family of five, with 3 girls aged 14, 14, and 11. I am a dietitian and my girls and I love to cook together. We learned an immense amount from Marika. I just asked my girls what was their favorite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Marika is such a fun and inspiring chef. She taught us like we were being instructed by our own nonna! Gorgeous. The full day cooking class showed off the versatility of the produce and it was great fun working in a small group to build a wonderful lunch (especially after the bacara visits while at Rialto mercato!) The whole day... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The whole experience was great. Marika is passionate, informative and understanding. She makes things fun and exciting and you happen to learn a ton along the way. We definitely want to make a return trip to soak up some more of her incredible knowledge and cooking skills.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My husband and I had an interesting cook session with chef Marika in Lido, Venice. The kitchen is large and beautiful and Marika orientation and tips are useful and clear. We have cooked an amazing Spezzatino di Vitello from Venezian Menu, that we recommend. At home, we have already cooked the Spezzatino and the Tiramisu. The results: gorgeous and well... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

To celebrate our 'special' birthdays, my daughter and I were treated to the wonderful experience of a seafood cooking class with chef Marika in the purpose-built kitchen of the beautiful Lido-located Acquolina Cooking School. Marika was very informative and friendly, guiding five of us through the preparation and cooking a delicious luncheon menu. Her professional tips on each step of... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

My partner, 12 year old son and I were lucky to get a place in one of Marika's amazing cooking classes. Truly it was our highlight of Venice. Marika managed to buy gorgeous seafood at a tricky time of year (between Christmas and New Year) and lead seven of us into creating a feast. Marika's instructions were clear and insightful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Sensational cooking school, great kitchen, Chef Marika was amazing. Would highly recommend this experience to anyone that comes o Venice. Best meal we had here!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

My son and I participated in a class in December and had a truly amazing experience. Marika and her team provide a unique and special opportunity for her students, a high calibre chef offering her wisdom and warmth. During the class we learnt about food preparation, ingredient choice, paring nutrition, cooking technique, cultural food facts, you name it and prepared... More 

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