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Toscana Saporita Cooking School

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Address: Via Pietra a Padule 5102, 55045 Massaciuccoli, 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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A wonderful experience. A perfect vacation.

This is an experience we will remember and share forever. Sandra and her team will teach you how to cook and enjoy everything that Italy has to offer. You will feel at home and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
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Akron, Ohio
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Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This is an experience we will remember and share forever. Sandra and her team will teach you how to cook and enjoy everything that Italy has to offer. You will feel at home and like part of the family. My wife and I made this trip with our 12-year-old daughter and my wife's parents. Each of us had a wonderful... More 

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Newport Coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

I am a trained Chef in Southern California who teaches the occasional Home Chef classes. My friend visited Toscana Saporita Cooking School last year (with 16 friends) and had glowing reviews. So I convinced my non-cooking husband and friends to join us in Tuscany. I have taken many cooking classes but nothing like this experience! Chef Sandra Rosy Lotti is... More 

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Salamander Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Life can change in the blink of an eye, and for me, my life will never be the same again. Toscana Saporita is so much more than a cooking school, you will learn so much more than how to make amazing food. You will learn how to feed your soul and develop a hunger for a better quality of life.... More 

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Ocean shores NSW
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Sandra and her chefs are the best in the Tuscan food business. They not only run a top shelf restaurant just for you and your friends for a week but you get to immerse yourself into the whole process and they teach you, hands on technique, skills, history, preparation, presentation and explain the Tuscan way. It is like you become... More 

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Lincoln Park, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I first went to Toscana Saporita two years ago,and it was an experience of a life time. I talked about it so much that my friend Isabel wanted to go, and so I went back with her for a second visit this past May. I thought it would be hard to top my first experience, but this visit did! The... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Just spent the week of a lifetime at this incredible Tuscan cooking school. Sandra Lotti, Chef and owner, along with her amazing staff, brought a new awarenes to creating regional Italian dishes from farm to table. Her knowledge and creativity of preparing numerous Italian favorites nwas inspiring.

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Haymarket, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I just returned from a wonderful experience at the La Saporita Cooking School. It is so much more than learning about Tuscan food, although the instruction was absolutely excellent! I have spent a week at another cooking school, and it couldn't hold a candle to this one. 5 star food, built in entertainment (Sandra, you could have a second career... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

It was the most wonderful experience of my live! Perfect meals, high professional teaching, amazing people, beautiful place and a lot of fun!!! I recommend for all kind of people who search for a different experience with food and your history! Sandra Lotti is a special experience, so funny, joyful and full of life!!!

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

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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