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Fantastic class, a highlight of our trip!

My wife and I had a wonderful class this past summer with Katia. We made several kinds of pasta... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Boston, Massachusetts
Another thing off my bucket list!

Been to Italy too many times to mention. But lets face it. Taking a cooking class is on... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Stefano C
New York City, New York
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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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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I had a wonderful class this past summer with Katia. We made several kinds of pasta, including ways to make different shapes by hand or knife rather than with a machine, which we hadn't seen before. We also got to make bruschetta,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Been to Italy too many times to mention. But lets face it. Taking a cooking class is on everyone's bucket list. I finally did it. It was really cool. I am not a great cook, but I know my way around the kitchen. But it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stefano C
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I were visiting the region and wanted to take a cooking class. Luckily I found Fulvios class! We all had a great time and really enjoyed the food we made. Fulvio was a very fun and informative teacher. Highly recommend to anyone...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fulvio was an absolute blast to spend the afternoon with. My husband and I started with a stroll around that property that was beautiful. You get those amazing rolling hills you hope to see in this region outside as well as from the kitchen you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JessieM4981
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Schuss1
Reviewed 31 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Fulvio M, Owner at Tuscan Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

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

Reviewed 14 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Fulvio M, Owner at Tuscan Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

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

Reviewed 10 October 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Martha S
Reviewed 9 October 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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20 February 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!