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“"Amazing Cooking Experience, Amazing Family, Amazing Villa" - Villa Ida”

Villa Ida Cooking Lessons
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

Dear Charlie, Zia, & Family,
We can't thank you enough for the experience of a life time. The pizza your son made was the best I've ever had and I live in New York! You all made us feel like we were part of your family. Will never forget dancing with Charlie. My son and I attempted to make the same food from the menu recipe you gave us when we returned to America, but it just wasn't the same. Hope to come back one day, and I will definitely be suggesting Villa Ida to anyone coming to Sorrento.
Best Wishes,
Malinda Kachejian

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Together with two of our teenager grandchildren we enjoyed a day of cooking lessons and warm hospitality of a wonderful family. The grounds are beautiful as was the pleasant introduction under the lemon trees with drinks and cookies. The interactive cooking class was just enough participation with Roberta and Angela. Then came a nice interlude with Charlie and his wine cellar with tasting.
Followed with the fruits of our preparation for lunch. Delicious and plentiful. Great hosts and experience a beautiful Sorrento family. Grazie Mille.

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Our experience at Villa Ida was so much fun, truly a memorable experience. Initially, I questioned booking this class because it was rather pricey, but I am so so so glad that we did it and it is worth every penny! Our day started off in the beautiful garden near the pool with refreshments and meeting other patrons. We then proceeded inside to cook, some of the things we made included fresh gnocchi, meat-sauce, lemon tiramisu, fried peppers, and fried zucchini flowers with cheese. Afterwards, we met Charlie who showed us his wine cellar, and offered a tasting of all of his wine. We learned about his family and their business, these people are truly wonderful and genuine.
Dinner was served in the beautiful garden near the pool, it was truly magical. The meal was one of the best I ever had in Italy, the wine kept pouring, the food kept coming and the family was super nice and engaged with us through out the meal.
I HIGHLY recommend this class because it is an experience for the books which you will never forget. Thank you everyone at Villa Ida once again for a beautiful afternoon!

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

It will be hard to find a more authentic Italian cooking experience than experience at Villa Ida. Words cannot express how grateful we were to this warm and hospitable family welcoming us on their villa grounds and teaching us how to make authentic Italian dishes. Delicious things, dreamy surrounding and best company made this a totally memorable

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

We went for our honeymoon, and it was perhaps my favorite thing we did the entire time. The people are great. Worth every penny.

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VillaIdaSorrento, Direttore at Villa Ida Cooking Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

thank you so much for your beautiful words...we wait for you next time
kind regards villa ida family

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