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Cooking class at Hotel Buca di Bacco

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Address: Via Rampa Teglia, 4 84017, Positano, Italy
Phone Number: 089.875699
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We visited Positano on our honeymoon and one of the best things we did during our trip was the cooking class at Buca di Bacco. Luigi and Giuseppe were so kind and made the whole... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
michelede21
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White Plains, New York
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White Plains, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Positano on our honeymoon and one of the best things we did during our trip was the cooking class at Buca di Bacco. Luigi and Giuseppe were so kind and made the whole experience easy and fun. We received a cookbook with all the recipes we made (and more), a utensil for making gnocchi and aprons. We got... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a cooking class for the afternoon. It was around 120 euros and worth every penny. There were 4 couples total. They start out by giving a little gift bag with an apron, some tools and a cook book and pour you a glass of prosecco. The staff was nice and entertaining. We cooked eggplant parmigiana, pesto gnocchi, pizza,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a cooking class with my mum late June. Great experience in a small class of 4. Very one on one, plenty of champagne and a great meal after. Learnt a few handy tips too! Staff were lovely

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 2 adults & 2 teenagers spent a wonderful afternoon learning to cook local specialties. Our menu included eggplant parmigiana, gnocchi, pesto & chocolate almond cake. Chef Giuseppe and Raffaele were very clear, helpful, funny and engaging. They shared lots of tips to try when home. The class included a gift pack of recipes, apron , a kitchen... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always wanted to take a cooking class in Italy and decided on Buca di Bacco. We signed up two days before the day we wanted. Cost 125 euros per person and beginning at 3:30pm. They start you with water and prosecco and a gift of apron, cook book and gnocchi board. We made pesto for gnocchi, a gorgeous tomato sauce... More 

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Milwaukee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Each class holds just 9 people and is held while the restaurant is closed. You are in a professional kitchen and will actually do the work while drinking Prosecco. You will learn lots and have fun at the same time. We made gnocchi in pesto sauce, eggplant parmigiana, individual pizzas and a chocolate cake. The chef and interpreter are fun... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We were a group from a dinner club that regularly cooks more contemporary food. We were expecting to cook more of a complete meal with a protein. Cooking so many starchy, old world dishes was very disappointing. The food was fair, not wonderful, and we did learn a few tidbits, but we all came out of it feeling it was... More 

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bucadibacco, Responsabile reception at Cooking class at Hotel Buca di Bacco, responded to this review

Dear Madame, we really apologize if you did not have a good cooking class experience. We could organize a lesson with some requested dishes withouth any problem, if asked before. We sometimes have requests of this kind and we have always tried to satisfy our clients needs. We appreciate your comment anyway and we will try to learn from our... More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

It took us a while to choose a class but we are very happy we went with this restaurant. The chefs and the waiter/translator were very nice and patient. Not once did it feel rushed or like they weren't happy to be leading the class. They took their time and explained everything and gave us aprons, hats, and a cook... More 

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Savage, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

The price may seem steep at first but it is totally worth it! Our chef Andrea was amazing! We learned so much and had a blast doing it. We made 4-5 different food items and also got some complementary beverages. The kitchen was a good size space but did get a little warm. Your bag they give you is kind... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Friendly and professional service. Luigi was an excellent host. We made pesto, gnocchi, pizza, marinara sauce, eggplant parmisan, almond cake, all from scratch. We drank prosecco during the cooking and had many bottles of red wine included with the fruits of our labour afterwards. We stayed until 6:30 or 7 chatting with other guests. We ended up taking some food... More 

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