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Cooking Vacations Italy

Via Guglielmo Marconi 177, 84017, Positano, Italy
+39 339 604 2933
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A Perfect Food Lovers Vacation In Italy

My Husband and I recently did a two day custom Cooking Vacation in Liguria thru Cooking Vacations... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
tishkb
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Park City , Utah
via mobile
Cooking Vacations does it all and they do it well!

Cooking vacations was everything we expected! They delivered on all of their promises and we had... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
MCandito
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Oakdale, New York
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National Geographic hails Cooking Vacations, the leaders in culinary tours, hands-on cooking classes, food market visits & cultural adventures in Italy. At Cooking Vacations we bring you the best hands-on cooking classes & cultural tours in Italy’s 20 Regions. You will learn to cook traditional Italian recipes with excellent Chefs, local expert cooks, Nonnas, pastry artisans and bread & pizza makers. Our Italian culinary holidays are original, authentic, and include market visits, vineyard tours & cultural landmarks. We are Italian and share our love for cooking in our culinary vacations with you. Through Tuscany’s vineyards to truffle hunting in Bologna, making pesto in Cinque Terre to pizza-making in Sorrento, peeling lemons for limoncello making in Positano to rolling cannoli in the shadow of Mount Etna, Sicily, we welcome you to our Italy. We welcome you to our Kitchen in sunny Italy.
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“the kitchen” (26 reviews)
“pasta” (31 reviews)
“side trips” (8 reviews)
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Via Guglielmo Marconi 177, 84017, Positano, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My Husband and I recently did a two day custom Cooking Vacation in Liguria thru Cooking Vacations Italy, this trip exceeded our expectations! We have taken serveral vacations to Italy but this was our first that incorporated cooking classes and we are now hooked! Lauren...More

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joescooking, Owner at Cooking Vacations Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Grazie Mille!!! Thank you very much for joining us at Cooking Vacations. We are so very happy that you enjoyed your cooking week with us. And, very, very happy that you trusted us to create a tailor made tour that worked within your dates and...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Cooking vacations was everything we expected! They delivered on all of their promises and we had the trip of a lifetime! We will be forever grateful to Lauren and her crew, all of which bend over backward to ensure your happiness. They have all the...More

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joescooking, Owner at Cooking Vacations Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Grazie Mille to the both of you! You were such a pleasure to host, cook with, dine, sip and swirl too! Thanks for trusting Cooking Vacations, we loved meeting you and sharing our traditions and recipes with you. See you next year, so we can...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

From when our driver Rino met us at the airport, until we checked in to the villa, to our welcome dinner, cooking classes and tours, Cooking Vacations staff was on time, perfect and tended to our every need (and food requirements). Our chef was a...More

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joescooking, Owner at Cooking Vacations Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Grazie mille. We truly enjoyed welcoming you to Positano and spending time in the kitchen. We are very happy that you enjoyed your culinary adventure and tours and appreciated how we plan so you can enjoy everything to the fullest at the right times (avoiding...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the hands on half day cooking class and meal that followed. The communication prior to the class was helpful and informative so we knew what to expect from the beginning. The Chef was fun to work with as was the staff. It was...More

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joescooking, Owner at Cooking Vacations Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Grazie Mille for cooking with us at Cooking Vacations. We truly enjoyed having you in the kitchen. It was our pleasure to welcome you and teach you the local cooking styles in Positano. If you have questions on the recipes as you start to recreate...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just returned from a cooking tour with Cooking Vacations and it was simply the best. They created a bespoke tour including Umbria and Positano and it was well-planned, included a great balance between cooking, food and wine tours along with market and winery tours.The...More

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joescooking, Owner at Cooking Vacations Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We truly enjoyed welcoming you to Italy and are so happy you enjoyed your trip. We had such great fun in the kitchen, and on the tours too. Thank you for selectiong Cooking Vacations we look forward to welcoming you next year! Grazie Mille from...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I take quite a few cooking classes while traveling. This one at restaraunt Mele got good reviews. I cannot give it a good review. It was not really a cooking class . It was more observing the cooks in an active restaraunt kitchen. The chef...More

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joescooking, Manager at Cooking Vacations Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are very sorry you did not like your class, but you should have told us on site instead of staying through the entire cooking class and dining to the end. We do ask everyone if they have questions and if everything is ok. We...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

We spent 4 days in Umbria & asked them to customize a cooking vacation for us. It could not have been more perfect! Our driver was amazing & the package they put together was fantastic. The cooking classes were great. Our chef was so sweet...More

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joescooking, Owner at Cooking Vacations Italy, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Grazie Mille!!! Thank you for cooking with us and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your tailor made cooking tour. We are happy that you liked the cooking, tours, driver and itinerary. Glad it was the best vacation ever!!! Call with recipe questions anytime. Thank...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I just got back from a trip to Perugia, Italy with Cooking Vacations. We booked the trip not too far in advance but they were able to put the perfect program together for us. We were able to see and do everything...More

1  Thank DottyPriola
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joescooking, Owner at Cooking Vacations Italy, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

We are thrilled that you enjoyed your tailor made trip to Umbria. We knew that this property and chef, for two single women who wanted to learn new cooking styles and be pampered would be the perfect match. We are so happy you enjoyed the...More

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Reviewed February 15, 2018

We have used Cooking Vacations for trips to Italy seven times in all different ways, and every time is a wonderful experience! We started with a girls trip to Positano, and have now gone back six other times. Lauren and her staff are wonderful, and...More

1  Thank vbh1030
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joescooking, Owner at Cooking Vacations Italy, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2018

Grazie Mille. Thank you for joining us and returning many times. It has always been a pleasure. We enjoyed your company and getting to know your entire family. We thank you and look forward to welcoming you again. Thank you from all of us at...More

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Reviewed January 4, 2018

My granddaughter and I had a wonderful week in Rome doing Cooking with Kids! We spent the morning with Chef Eugenio then touring Rome in the afternoon. The Best of Both Worlds! My 11 year old granddaughter is now cooking for her family, collecting recipes...More

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joescooking, Owner at Cooking Vacations Italy, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2018

Grazie Mille!!! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your cooking and touring in Rome in our kids cooking program. And, we are so glad you were inspired and enjoyed it as much as your granddaughter. We are happy the tours were a hit and that...More

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Pretima P
May 6, 2018|
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Response from joescooking | Property representative |
Hello, we offer small group hands-on cooking classes and private ones too.
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Nidhi G
December 10, 2017|
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Response from joescooking | Property representative |
Thank you for writing. We do have avails, How many in your group and what days. Email directly for further information call me at 1.800.916.1152
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pzdance14
June 28, 2017|
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Response from joescooking | Property representative |
Dear PZDANCE14, Good day from sunny Italy at Cooking Vacations. We do have availability and for all 1 Day Cooking Classes in Positano, write us or visit our site. And if you would like transfers to and from, we have our... More
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