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Toscana Saporita Cooking School

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Address: Via Pietra a Padule # 5102 Massaciuccoli, Massarosa 55045- Lucca | Massaciuccoli, 55045 Stiava, Italy
Phone Number: 39 335 8129442
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Description: Toscana Saporita was founded in 1994 by Anne Bianchi and Sandra Rosy...
Toscana Saporita was founded in 1994 by Anne Bianchi and Sandra Rosy Lotti. The school occupies the ground floor of a 16th century villa and welcomes students from all over the world. Our students encompass every level from culinary beginners to accomplished chefs who come to study the unique nature of Tuscan Cuisine.
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The staff and school was amazing. I learned so much and had the most enjoyable experience every. I can't stop telling everyone I meet what an incredible experience it was. I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Peabody, Massachusetts
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Peabody, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The staff and school was amazing. I learned so much and had the most enjoyable experience every. I can't stop telling everyone I meet what an incredible experience it was. I cannot thank Sandra Lotti and her staff for a most memorable week. I cannot wait to return!

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Boston,Ma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

i can't say enough about Sandra Lotti and her staff.I just completed my second round at Toscana Saporita and it was perfect. I have new skills,fresh ideas and new friendships. I recommend it for anyone who has any interest in food and food prep.Don't know if I have what it takes for the advanced class,but am considering it !

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Verona, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Omg. This week is and will continue to be wonderful. The food is suberb. Being a teacher I know a good teacher and I have found many here. The instruction is perfect. We also met many new friends. Hats Off to Sandra and staff.

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Anchorage, Alaska, Usa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

i have been to toscana saporita several times- always in the fall in the past-this time i went in may-the spring is beautiful! and there are different seasonal ingredients aside from that i want to comment on another great advantage of this place- i recently was looking at some other cooking classes in europe-none of them included lodging and were... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

recently signed up for a two day refresher course at toscana sapoita that i attended for a week 4 years ago, i was surprised that chef sandra and chef chris remembered me and welcomed me with lots of hugs. i was glad to see they were still in fine form and kept everyone entertained. sandra and chris could be stand... More 

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california
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

In September I got to spend a week at Toscana Saporita. In my lifetime i have been fortunate enough to travel all over the world, stay in the best hotels, dine in the best restaurants, meet many interesting people and experience some of the nicest things life has to offer. The new "top of my list" is now my time... More 

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Bedminster, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

That's exactly what our amazing class did as we experienced the joy of cooking at Toscana Saporita under the direction of the ever charming and talented Sandra Rosy Lotti, her son Alessio, Chef Chris, Scarleth, Ted, and Octavia - all truly dedicated professionals. This was my second time visiting Toscana and the experience was just as engaging and fun (if... More 

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Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

As an Italian-American, and international "dolce vita" healthy, gourmet lifestyle expert who studied in Italy and has spent many summers traveling throughout Italy, I give Sandra Lotti and Toscana Saporita the highest possible endorsement! Being someone who grew up loving to cook both Italian-American and authentic Italian, I had a blast at Toscana Saporita! Sandra, Chris, and everyone there are... More 

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Nantucket, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Sandra Lotti is a force of nature! Her boundless energy, enthusiasm, playful joking, incredible cooking and organizational skills, sense of humor, generosity and propensity to burst into song will make your trip to this unbelievable cooking school unforgettable. Chris Covelli is an exceptional chef and wonderful teacher, full of charm and enthusiasm. The interaction between Sandra and Chris and Scarlet... More 

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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

If you love to travel (and who on TripAdvisor doesn't love to travel?) and if you love to eat great food AND if you would enjoy increasing your skills at preparing great food - book a week at Toscana Saporita. From the moment we arrived, Sandra, Chris, Scarleth and Mary surrounded us with their charm, their hospitality, their great food... More 

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