Ciao Laura Culinary Vacations offers a comprehensive list of cooking lessons throughout Italy, including wine tours and cooking lessons in Florence and Chianti in Tuscany 

Other cooking lesson oportunities include: Elisa Berghi  and Let's Cook with Jacopo and Anna -  website for both. You can find the Trip Advisor reviews for Jacopo and Anna here.

"Cook Eat Italian" based in Florence, give authentic Italian cookery lessons both in Florence and in the Tuscan countryside with their 'Kitchen Farmhouse day'. They offer half day and full day cooking classes. Contact details:


  • Cook Eat Italian Tel +39 055 906 4092  or  +39 342 0365649 (English and Italian spoken)


For those who don't want to sign up for a week of cooking, or even a full day, then here are a couple of excellent options:



Both of these run excellent hands-on 1/2 day and 1-day classes and charge reasonable prices. 


Mama Gabriella in Bagna di Lucca- cooking classes in here home 'real' italian kitchen! She was fabulous!!! Accomodating both a gluten allergy and a shellfish allergy.