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Wonderful, relaxing, & educational experience

Interesting, informative, and fun class! This was a hands-on participatory event, with just the... read more

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My wife and a friend went to join Fulvio on October 22. They had such a wonderful time that we... read more

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We teach you how to cook Tuscan-style, to discover a country and its traditions throught the taste and the smell of its cooking
Via Sant'Andrea 1, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 941599
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 22, 2013

Cooking School? Sounds like a boring time to me.... Well get your fun clothes on and spend time with Katia. Men and women alike will just love the time spent in this REAL Country in. We made 3 kinds of pasta from scratch, 3 sauces,...More

7  Thank allenw78
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed April 26, 2011

The cooking class was close to our farm house in Sam Gimignano. This class is good for extreme beginners. I expected a bit more of italian cooking. 40% of the time,we were choopping vegetables and mixing the bread and topping the brusheta with Salad. For...More

5  Thank rajeshkw
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting, informative, and fun class! This was a hands-on participatory event, with just the right amount of direction and assistance provided to enhance the overall experience. We found Katia to be pleasant, engaging, and patient... and, although I'm sure she has conducted hundreds of these...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and a friend went to join Fulvio on October 22. They had such a wonderful time that we brought my daughter and her partner back a week later. We enjoyed a different menu and Fulvio has so much to share about cooking that...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband, 2 friends and I took the advanced cooking class with Katia in October. From the moment we arrived we were enchanted with the beauty of the land and the amazing aroma of the herb plants on the patio. Katia was fun, energetic and...More

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Fulvio M, Owner at Tuscan Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much. It was a pleasure for me introduced you in our tradition Katia

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our afternoon with Fulvio. He has a very warm way of teaching the simple and delicious Tuscan way of cooking. He is knowledgeable and made the experience very fun! We would totally recommend this class

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Fulvio M, Owner at Tuscan Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the beautifull words. It is a pleasure for me introduce in our traditional dishes. Ciao Fulvio

Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

I had always wanted to take a cooking class in Tuscany, and our class with Katia exceeded my expectations! Katia explained everything so clearly - not only how to make everything, but how fresh ingredients and the history of the food create a beautiful meal....More

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Reviewed October 9, 2018

Echoing Amy P's recent review, can't say enough great things about Katia and her cooking class. The setting at Il Vacario is, indeed, extraordinarily beautiful, and we lucked out with some particularly spectacular late-day light. Also, agree that the recipes were simple and easy, and...More

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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our Tuscan Cooking Class with Katia! It was fun, interactive, and delicious! Her warm personality, fantastic recipes, and great culinary tips made for an unforgettable family event. (My husband an I took our 18-year-old son and 21-year-old daughter.) The cooking class exceeded...More

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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Our evening with Katia was most unforgettable! We not only learned alot about Tuscan cooking and made fabulous dishes with her, we made a friend for life! Her warmth, wit and passion for sharing her love of Tuscan cooking with others was a blessing to...More

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Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

I truly cannot say enough wonderful things about this cooking class. First of all, the setting could not be any more perfect and picturesque. It is exactly what you have pictured in your mind for the Tuscan countryside. Once you have taken in the beauty...More

Thank Amy P
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I spontaneously decided to look for a cooking class on our route in Tuscany and came upon Katia's course. We had such a great and informative time, with some great company! Katia has an amazing energy, she is very interesting and has...More

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February 19, 2018|
Response from taz50 | Reviewed this property |
You'll have to contact them directly for availability. I wouldn't know. As far as cost we paid 130 euros each for the advanced class with truffle hunting - well worth it!