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Giglio Cooking Day Course

Via del Ghirlandaio, 6b, 50121 Florence, Italy
055 614 5914
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Ranked #34 of 289 Activities in Florence
Type: Classes/Workshops
Owner description: Gigliocooking offers cooking courses of different lasting times. If you want to cook at both professional and amateur level, come to have an unique... more » Owner description: Gigliocooking offers cooking courses of different lasting times. If you want to cook at both professional and amateur level, come to have an unique experience of culture and fun. « less
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Austin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

After reading glowing Tripadvisor reviews (all of which are true, by the way!), my spouse, daughter (13), and I did a private night course with Marcella while we were in Florence last week. This was one of the highlights of our trip! First, it was really fun (several times, my daughter would say "this is really happening", which is a... More

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Orange, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

My adult daughters and I went to Giglio with Marcella a few weeks ago. We are all experienced cooks, but learned so much from Marcella. She is very knowledgeable and our 3 hours with her were well spent. Thank you Marcella! We hope to see a cookbook from you.

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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Wonderful class with our two teenage boys - ravioli (filled with spinach and ricotta which even our vegetable phobic son demolished!!), pizza, fried calamari and tiramisu! Excellent experience from start to finish - the boys loved being hands on and making the pasta and pizza dough from scratch as well as learning how to use a knife properly (particularly enjoyed... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Marcella was a wonderful host and teacher. She balanced technique and fun perfectly so that my children and my husband and I each learned from the experience. The class is a perfect way to learn traditional Italian recipes that you can prepare in your own home. So fun!!

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Kailua, Hawaii
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70 reviews 70 reviews
37 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I took my 7 year old daughter with me to a 3 hour cooking class with Marcella. She is such a wonderful person and cooking instructor. In advance, she had emailed us a list of hundreds of recipes to select from. We were overzealous and selected 3 different pastas, fried zucchini blossoms, and gelato! She had everything prepped and ready... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I went to Marcella's with my daughter for her birthday treat and we were thrilled with everything from start to finish. Marcella's welcome, her knowledge and expertise, and her enthusiasm for food and for us to have a wonderful experience made it all perfect. We had chosen our menu before we went, and made pasta with sea bass, gnocchi with... More

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Irwin, Pennsylvania
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Thank you Marcella for everything! Especially for going out of your way to teach me the things I wanted to know, it was a BIG LIST. The food was awesome! I will treasure our time together forever. You are a special lady! Susan M

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Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It has been nearly a year since I wrote my original review for our experience with Marcella, and I feel I need to add a little more to it. My wife and I took a lesson while vacationing in Florence last July, and loved the experience at the time. However, the real value of this experience is the fact that... More

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Winter Park, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Where do I begin about this incredible experience. From the moment we walked into the kitchen we were impressed. Marcella is a lovely person who aims to please. Ahead of time she gave us a large list of different recepies to choose from and was very helpful with suggestions. The whole experience was one of the best things our family... More

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Westport, Connecticut
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

At the last minute, we decided to sign up our family of five for a three-hour cooking class at Giglio. Not everyone was sure they'd like it, but it turned out to be a highlight of our trip! This is an intimate, authentic way to enjoy the culture and food in Italy. The kitchen space is great: just outside of... More

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