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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
+39 055 614 5914
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful evening cooking with Marcella. She is warm and engaging, Her mentoring and guidance allows you to make perfect pasta and pork roast just to name a few! I would come again and again!

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

First of all, Marcella, the owner and teacher is such a lovely person. She was so warm and inviting!! She taught us how to make shrimps with love sauce, gnocchi with ricotta, peas, and truffle, and veal ossobuco. I have not tested the recipes yet...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 1, 2019

Marcella needs to be cannonized! She is that special. What a wonderful person and skilled!@!$%%% The beginning I think she was feeling me out as I have cooked in a restaurant long time ago. So i do know a little Marcella blew me away. After...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mike c
Reviewed April 25, 2019 via mobile

This is our first time in Florence. I love cooking, cook “Italian” food at home regularly. Marcella explained the correct cooking techniques: temperature control, knife skills, how to clean shellfish, fillet fish... we live in California where grows lots of artichokes, but I’ve never cleaned...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 26, 2019

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, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2019

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 March 18, 2019 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
Thank LuanneW63
gigliocooking, Owner at Gigliocooking, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2019

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, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2019

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, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2019

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
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gigliocooking, Owner at Gigliocooking, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2019

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, 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

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