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Acquolina Cooking School

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Address: Via Lazzaro Mocenigo 10 | Lido, 30126 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: +39 041 526 7226

Marika's warm, functional kitchen equipped with the most modern technology,...

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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My wife and I had an amazing few hours with Marika. It was truly incredible. She has a lovely home which is also a bed and breakfast, which is located on The Lido. We made several... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Richard S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had an amazing few hours with Marika. It was truly incredible. She has a lovely home which is also a bed and breakfast, which is located on The Lido. We made several pastas, all fresh/from scratch, including gnocchi. All sauces were freshly made as well, like homemade pesto. Highly recommend.

Thank Richard S
Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are a family that enjoys the experience of food - cooking and trying new things wherever we travel...this was a last minute add to our agenda thanks to the staff at Aqualino. We had come in late for the day we requested and the staff promptly came back with an option for a Venetian experience the following day. Marika... More 

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Coral Gables, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I cannot say enough about the amazing experience at Acquolina. Arriving at the Lido try boat and walking through the beautiful town we were wondering what to expect. The location was beautiful and the chef had gone to find fresh ingredients that are only available in the summer. We had 3 kids with us and were hoping the others in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Amazing experience!!!! Started at the farmers market. When I saw a seafood section - the menu was made immediately. The cooking school is in amazing location. Marika will make u feel u know how to cook:)) make sure u do not have a breakfast before, we stopped for a wine and amazing small bite things after the market! ❤️❤️❤️

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Wow! This is a cooking class and cultural experience that should not be missed. The location was easy to find without any difficulty. Marika was simply the BEST! Warm, welcoming and extremely patient with all age groups.There were 3 younger children in our group of 10. I was amazed at how Marka managed to include everyone in the preparations for... More 

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Rome, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

The Acquolina Cooking School is one of the greatest experiences that I have ever had. My wife and I were in Venice for our 20th wedding anniversary and found the cooking class via online research. The entire experience was outstanding and one of the very best travel excursions we have ever had. It started with a trip to the Rialto... More 

2 Thank SGIROX
Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

My husband booked a cooking class for our family knowing my son would never eat the exotic fish one finds in Venice. Marika was so encouraging, involving all three kids in the making of several different pastas and the finished product was delicious! And we were all surprised to find that the fifteen year old boy was an expert in... More 

1 Thank Melinda G
San Juan Capistrano, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

If I had to describe Marika's cooking class in one word.....SUPERB! There were only 6 people total in the class which made it easy for Marika to teach and guide each one of us during this amazing cooking experience. She was very detailed and paid close attention to each of us during the whole class. One of the participants had... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

After alot of research l booked this place for the last day of our trip. What a fantastic day. Ive always wanted to make pasta and now l can. The class was only 4 so we got a great amount of hands on practice. Marika is very easy to understand and helps out to ensure you understand each step. I... More 

Thank natmelb
Somerville, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I are traveling through Italy on our honeymoon. It also happened to be my husband's birthday during our trip. I booked a cooking class two weeks in advance as his present only to have the school cancel on me the morning of the class. I emailed the school twice before the class to confirm but never received... More 

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Marika C, Proprietario at Acquolina Cooking School, responded to this review

Dear Eph2,   We cannot have cancelled what we never confirmed.  No classes were scheduled for that date and your was a “request only”. Clients send a REQUEST and our classes are confirmed manually by email. This is how it works: The client requests availability for a class, and the automatic reply states:  "This is a request ONLY. Your class... More 

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