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Giglio Cooking Day Course

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Our morning with Chef Marcella was a highlight of our trip

We had a private half day lesson with Chef Marcella and the experience was one of the highlights of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DJohnson_12
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Washington DC
Private cooking lesson (3 hours)

My son, grandchildren (11, 13, 15) and I traveled to Italy for the first time end of September. We... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2018
Barbara M
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Scituate, Massachusetts
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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 2 weeks ago

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 Giglio Cooking Day Course, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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 Giglio Cooking 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 Giglio Cooking 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 Giglio Cooking 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 Giglio Cooking 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

Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Hi, we were two couples who were celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary . We had the most amazing visit , we cooked a four course meal with Marcella and then had matched wines with Sandra our sommelier . It was such fun, so relaxed ,...More

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

Sorry for my late dear Denise. Thank you a lot for your kind and "useful" review. UK is not far: I really hope to meet you all again either here or there! With my most sincere wishes for your long marriages and warmest regards, Marcella

Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Thank you Chef Marcella and sommelier Sandra. 4 courses, 5 wines. Learnt how to make pasta, spinach and ricotta pancakes, amazing pasta, beautiful steak and olive oil cake with wine caramel sauce. Going for a snooze now!More

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

I think you are Mike and Katie! Sorry for my late. Thank you for coming to GiglioCooking and thank you for the nice and honest conversation that we all held. Thank you for the nice review as well. Wishing to see you in the future,...More

Reviewed September 9, 2018

Marcella, the owner of the Giglio Cooking School was top notch! My husband and I along with 2 other couples had such a fun day cooking and learning about the food of Italy. We started the day shopping in the market where we learned about...More

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

Fran! thank you! i had never got a "top notch" before! GREAT!!! I will use it in the future to advertise myself! grazie mille! you have been ...fabolous fun! i hope to see you again!. best wishes to you all. Marcella

Reviewed August 23, 2018

I'm sure anyone would enjoy a one day class here but 5 days is at least 10 times better. Marcella is a wonderful cook and had a restaurant of her own for 12 years on the island Giglio (thus the name) where she is from....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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gigliocooking, Owner at Giglio Cooking Day Course, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

Dear Bill Mason, I feel in embarace for the long delay in answering. Thank you for a long list of things: thank you for listening to your friend chef thank you for coming to GiglioCooking thank you for cooking with me for a week thank...More

Reviewed August 7, 2018

We got to shop for our food in the Mercato Centrale and then cook! We made ravioli, pasta with meat sauce, fried zucchini flowers, and tiramisu. Very fun and informative.

Date of experience: July 2018
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gigliocooking, Owner at Giglio Cooking Day Course, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Grazie mIlle! thank you for yur review! we hope to see you again! best wishes to you. Marcella

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