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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
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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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Don't miss the Pasta Extravaganza!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Vero Beach, Florida
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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 

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Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 

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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 

Surf City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

I have always wanted to take cooking lessons in Italy. I am no master chef, just a simple home cook. Since my sister and I love Venice, we elected to look there for this adventure. Boy, am I glad that we did! We stayed at the Villa Ines in Lido where the Acquolina Cooking School is located.We stayed for 5... More 

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Bakersfield, California, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

I found on tripadvisor. I hit the email button on tripadvisor. I email back and forth and was told to arrive at 12:50 for my class. I was sent a questionnaire but only have my cell so couldn't answer it. So I was able to answer briefly on a email and they filled it out for me. I don't eat... More 

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

Dear Mr. Little, This is Marika, the Chef replying to your review. When you requested your Cooking Class for Saturday you picked to attend the Cooking Class only skipping the shopping at the Rialto Market. When you showed up we were coming back from the Rialto Market Tour and as I explained our taxi arrived late to pick us up... More 

Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

We (my husband, myself and 2 teen girls) participated in the full day cooking class with Marika - so very glad we did! Marika took us around Rialto Markets showing us the various options for fish and produce and how to select the best of each. She asked our group of 9 about food preferences, allergies, goals for the day... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

This was an undeniably fabulous experience for my family of 4 (with 13 and 15 year olds). Despite a 4+ hour pasta extravaganza class, we all had a great time working up quite a substantial appetite while preparing our meal. The chef/owner, Marika Contaldo Seguso, and her staff were absolutely terrific. Marika was engaging (my kids had no desire to... More 

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