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Alessandra Federici's Cucina Cooking School

Via Casali 2-4, 52044, Cortona, Italy
+39 392 589 4734
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Authentic Tuscan Style

Alessandra gave us a full day of semi private cooking class for my adult daughter and I. We had a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
premiedoc
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Ontario, Canada
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Wonderful Authentic Italian Cooking Experience

We had a group of 6 (5 adults and one school-aged child) spend the day cooking with Alessandra and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eileen024
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Orlando, FL
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Cooking and experiencing an Italian home, chatting and making lifetime friends ofìver a plate of pasta. Laughing and discussing the worlds problems while indulging on a freshly made dessert, Italian life, Italian kitchen, hands on, heart on.
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  • Very good1%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“italian cooking” (33 reviews)
“pasta” (32 reviews)
“cooking school” (18 reviews)
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Via Casali 2-4, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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+39 392 589 4734
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Alessandra gave us a full day of semi private cooking class for my adult daughter and I. We had a taste of Italian/Tuscan living from meeting her at the Cortona Piazza where we had cappuccino and discussed our menu for the day. We then hit...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a group of 6 (5 adults and one school-aged child) spend the day cooking with Alessandra and it was an amazing experience. We met her in the morning in Cortona for coffee and to discuss what we wanted to get out of our...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cooking with Alessandra is a wonderful experience.Besides creating a fantastic four course meal she teaches you all about how, what, and why the Italians cook and eat the way they do. We have cooked with her twice and both times we learned new and interesting...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of our favorite experiences of our honeymoon in Italy. Alessandra made the whole day an incredibly unique experience and extremely fun. We made the most delicious meal (from aperitivo to desert) and shared interesting conversation throughout. We learned a lot of cook...More

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Alessandra F, Proprietario at Alessandra Federici's Cucina Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I will wait for you with great pleasure, next time you are around! Loved every second, thank you again for your nice words!

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Reviewed 4 July 2018

I had the extreme pleasure of taking two cooking classes with Alessandra while I was in Tuscany for the month of June. Both were exceptional experiences. Not only did I learn many new cooking tips and recipes, it was the highlight of the trip due...More

Thank Ann N
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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

The other reviews provide a great window into the process Alessandra follows. What is wonderful is the personal experience - the shopping and the return to her home for the meal prep and cuisine. This is different and unique from some other cooking school options....More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018

We were lucky enough to do a cooking class with Alessandra last week while in Cortona. It was simply wonderful. The cooking was marvelous (we have just bought our own pasta machine so we can replicate the dishes at home!) but the real highlight was...More

Thank Jessica C
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Alessandra F, Proprietario at Alessandra Federici's Cucina Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thank you so much for the fun times we had in the class and out! Love you all. You bet we'll see again soon!

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Reviewed 12 June 2018

What a fun time with Alessandra, thoroughly enjoying her exceptional expertise and marvelous outlook on life. Pls read the other reviews for an expansive description of the food, but to me it was just delightful how we talked, prepped, heated, imbibed, and had the best...More

Thank Bruce S
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Alessandra F, Proprietario at Alessandra Federici's Cucina Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Thank you Bruce! Thinking you brought a book with you as you feared you would be bored, and reading this, makes me very, very happy! It was a great day indeed!

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Alessandra opened her home and heart to us (my husband, myself and another couple) as she shared her knowledge and love of cooking. It was instructive and a hell of a lot fun! We laughed, we cried, we cooked, we drank, we ate, we talked,...More

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Alessandra F, Proprietario at Alessandra Federici's Cucina Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Thank you Erica! It was a great day indeed! I will love to see you again!

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

This was my second visit to Alessandra’s kitchen. The class had a relaxed and personalized feel from the moment we met for cappuccino and began discussing the menu. Alessandra treats her guests like family, a most enjoyable day.

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Alessandra F, Proprietario at Alessandra Federici's Cucina Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Thank you for your nice words, as I always say, it is easy to be nice with nice people. See you again next time!

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Response from Alicia K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. Just on our way home now. You can talk to Alessandra at her website Tuscany unfiltered or she had a TripAdvisor listing as well. Have fun!!
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