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Extra Virgin Cooking Classes

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 3:00 AM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 3:00 AM
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A perfect day in Lucca!

This was truly a delight. The beginning of the class was spent visiting Giuseppe's favorite... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Colleen O
Amherst, Massachusetts
Evcc lucca

Visited Lucca today and took the Extra virgin cooking class. We were so impressed and amazed with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 3:00 AM
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was truly a delight. The beginning of the class was spent visiting Giuseppe's favorite produce, bread, and pastry vendors. We learned about the specialties of Lucca and the best spots to find them. From there an afternoon of cooking, Prosecco, white wine, red wine......More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Lucca today and took the Extra virgin cooking class. We were so impressed and amazed with the entire experience. Whan meeting Giuseppe he took us to local shops to select the delicious and fresh ingredients that we used in the class. Upon arrival to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I attended an EVCC class while on a week Long trip to Tuscany and it was the highlight of my trip. Giuseppe was warm and entertaining and so gracious welcoming us into his beautiful home. The class was so intimate it truly felt like spending...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank dvzmb
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

I dream come true. I convinced my husband to join me for this all day cooking class with Chef Guissepie. He got right into it. This is a very hands-on class in a gourmet kitchen and beautifully decorated home. Recipes were very manageable and very...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I took cooking class with the Chef Giuseppe and it was so much fun. The town of Lucca is beautiful (even in the rain). The Chef’s home is fabulous. We had wines, cheeses, olive oils. We were with a family of 6...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

Meeting at 9.30 am having been given detailed and very helpful instructions from Liz,Guiseppe took the 8 of us to 3 very interesting shops buying ingridients and then onto his Palazzo.our 1st view was of a beautifully decorated dining table to wet our appetites before...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

We would like to add to the chorus of excellent reviews for Chef Guiseppe. This was the last day of our holiday and it could not have ended on a higher note. There were eight of us, all nice people, and we got along well....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

From the walk around to do fresh grocery shopping to the preparation, cooking, drinking and some more drinking, we worked our way toward a culinary rarity and utter delight at every stage. Saltimbucco entre to Buccillato with fresh lemon cream sauce. Mouth watering.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Eddie L
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Fantastic day exploring the small specialty shops, prepping In Guiseppes kitchen, liberal sprinklings of prosecco, and wines and a gorgeous table for us to dine on after the days creations. We finished the day off with a Puccini concert. One of those days in life...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Sally B
Reviewed October 1, 2018

If you love good food and great company then this is the place for you! Chef Guseppi is friendly, explains everything in a clear and fun manner and shows you how to prepare simple but amazing food. You HAVE to take his class. Then after...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Naveen M
June 26, 2017|
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Response from Roma3161 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Naveen You need to contact them directly about this. Perhaps through their web page. I am not the chef of the cooking class. Just one of the participants. I am sure Giuseppe will do all he can to accommodate you. Cheers
Diane O
October 13, 2016|
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Response from islandblues888 | Property representative |
yes, trains to lucca run twice an hour from florence, and the meeting point is a short walk from the train station!
September 13, 2016|
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Response from Lennisa915 | Reviewed this property |
Maggie -- so sorry that I just saw your question and couldn't be of help. I hope you enjoyed Guiseppe's class and home. We had a wonderful time when we were there.