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GiglioCooking Day Course

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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Month-long Italian cooking survey course

Seven years ago we took the week-long course and loved it. Now that we're retired we have the time... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Louis A
So much fun!

Highly recommend! We were a group of 20 and we had teams making homemade pasta, the sauce... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
LuanneW63
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Gigliocooking offers cooking courses of different lasting times. If you want to cook at both professional and amateur level, come to have an unique experience of culture and fun.
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Via del Ghirlandaio 6b, 50121, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seven years ago we took the week-long course and loved it. Now that we're retired we have the time to take the longer course. We were a little concerned at first that it would become tedious. We couldn't have been more wrong. We could have...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Louis A
gigliocooking, Owner at GiglioCooking Day Course, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Grazie Mille Louis & Bob. Thank you for coming the first time... and trusting although you were thinking it would have been tedious. Thank you for appreciating what we did. Thank you for "confessing me" that the first time has been, contrarily from prediciton, ispiring....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend! We were a group of 20 and we had teams making homemade pasta, the sauce, tiramisu and more! Great fun and our food was delicious! Chefs Antonella and Giovanni were wonderful hosts and made it fun for all! A great Italian experience!More

Date of experience: March 2019
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gigliocooking, Owner at GiglioCooking Day Course, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. And thank you for having hit the mark! what GiglioCooking tries to offer is actually the Italian Experience, as you pointed. The lessons, which are always technical ( as this is what we are: technician of the food), but not...More

Reviewed February 26, 2019

We had a wonderful evening with Chef Marcella, learning how to make some of our favorite dishes and learning all about her background and life stories. We couldn't recommend her / Giglio Cooking enough and plan to go back to round two. :)More

Date of experience: February 2019
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gigliocooking, Owner at GiglioCooking Day Course, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Pioneer: i apologize for two reasons: my late and the fact that I cannot connect your username with a client.... I am very sorry, as I cannot visualize you. Anyways thank you: Thank you because the reviews are my only advertising. Thank you because in...More

Reviewed January 24, 2019

Giglio is the best place for an authentic Italian cooking and eating experience in Florence. Whether you are a couple of a group (or individual!) Marcella pays attention to all the details so that you will have fun, learn a ton, and eat well! She...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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gigliocooking, Owner at GiglioCooking Day Course, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jan, thank you a lot. Thank you also to specifify that GiglioCooking can offer lesson to one person as well as to a group. Thank you to specificy all what you can get; you wrote: YOU WILL HAVE FUN, LEARN A TON, AND EAT...More

Reviewed January 20, 2019

First, let me say that cooking with Chef Marcella was absolutely one of the best parts of our 3 week trip. So….going into this I did what every American does…I wanted to cook pasta and make Tiramisu with a chef in Italy. Little did I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Beatdapp
gigliocooking, Owner at GiglioCooking Day Course, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

My God! what a review!| THANK YOU!!! You left me speechless. Above all: sorry for my late. I find only now the time to respond..... Your review is also... funny, pleasant to read, not boaring at all, although long. The reader definetely wants to get...More

Reviewed November 29, 2018

We had a private half day lesson with Chef Marcella and the experience was one of the highlights of our trip, She doesn't believe us, but we'd just eaten in a Michelin one star restaurant a few days earlier and her food we felt was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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gigliocooking, Owner at GiglioCooking Day Course, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2018

Than you Deanna! thanks a lot -grazie mille - to you and to your lovely daughter. Staying with you has been ... relaxing: i felt calm, confident and free. Thank you for your "including" aptitude. i might show up in USA in anuary. Possibly our...More

Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

My son, grandchildren (11, 13, 15) and I traveled to Italy for the first time end of September. We visited Venice, Florence, Sorrento and Rome. We had a fabulous time and we all agree that one of the highlights of our adventure was spending an...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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gigliocooking, Owner at GiglioCooking Day Course, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Thank you Barbara! grazie mille! we really appreciate your review and we are thankful for that. We really hope to see you and your lovely family again in our kitchen. You are a great Nonna!

Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic experience, really enjoyed learning to cook pasta. We made a four course meal which we ate with a bottle of wine. I would recommend this to everyone. The atmosphere is great and the chefs are lovely and friendly. I now make pasta at home...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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gigliocooking, Owner at GiglioCooking Day Course, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

Thank you Lisa for this "fantastic" review: short kind and informative. Just right what readers want. I really hope to see you again in the future. With my Best Wish for your life and warm regards. Marcella

Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

My morning lesson with Marcella was absolutely fantastic! She is extremely knowledgeable in all areas of cooking. Marcella was very personable and made you feel very welcome. We had a terrific time talking about all aspects of cooking and I learned a lot of great...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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gigliocooking, Owner at GiglioCooking Day Course, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

J & J!!!! GRAZIE!!!!! Thank you so much for these nice words. My best wishes to you! marcella

Reviewed September 10, 2018

Marcella is a delight - patient, kind and an outstanding chef. We learned so much not only about cooking the wonderful 4 course Tuscan meal but also we improved our 'knife skills' and clever techniques to improve our cooking skills in general. We had lots...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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gigliocooking, Owner at GiglioCooking Day Course, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

Thank you for the STARS! This review is really "bright". I wish you a life filled up with stars! Grazie mille. With my warmest regards, Marcella

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