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Old Taverna Sorrentina Cooking School

Via Fuoro 23, 80067, Sorrento, Italy
+39 333 610 1103
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Yuumy Authentic and Fun

I was very fortunate in that I was the only one at the class. So essentially had a private lesson... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stephanie G
via mobile
Fun and lighthearted cooking experience

We tried to book this before visiting Sorrento but never received a reply to our enquiries. However... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
North Yorks
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Via Fuoro 23, 80067, Sorrento, Italy
+39 333 610 1103
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was very fortunate in that I was the only one at the class. So essentially had a private lesson. Chef William is a great teacher and a very kind person (William is also a Teacher at a Chef college as his day job). I...More

Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried to book this before visiting Sorrento but never received a reply to our enquiries. However once in Sorrento we located the cooking school and Maria arranged for us to do the course the following day. We were a group of 10 and although...More

Thank RJHNorthYorks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I spent the evening with Chef William and his wife, Maria, preparing delicious classic Italian dishes. Chef William and Maria were very inviting, knowledgeable, and fun! I highly recommend taking a class with them if you are in Sorrento. Out of all...More

Thank JazD123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a chance of a lifetime experience - Chef Guglielmo Gargiulo and his lovely wife Maria were so delightful. Chef is very professional, has a wonderful sense of humor and an excellent teaching style. We spent 4 hours cooking and learning with laughter 8...More

Thank mah102
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Learnt loads about Italian cooking that I never knew before. The chef, William, is a great instructor and very funny. The food is so simple now we know how and tasted amazing. Even his dad, who made the wine and his mum popped along for...More

Thank Lloyd W
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The pizza making class with William and Maria was the highlight of our trip to Sorrento! Delicious food and great company. Amazing value.. I think my husband and I had 7 pizzas between us!

Thank Molly S
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My husband and I took the six-course Italian Menu cooking class and loved it! Chef William, the instructor, was very nice and entertaining. We learned many delicious recipes plus some cooking basics and knife skills. The class was a good mix of watching and hands-on...More

Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

I was with my boyfriend spent 4days in Sorrento and had four days cooking classes with William and his lovely assistant (his wife), it was a great and memorable experiences, we have learnt a lot about Italian cuisine from William who was very nice and...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2016

This cooking course was the best course I have ever taken in Italy and maybe ever. I first took the Italian menu course. I can honestly say that from the buschetta to the chicken with white wine an d tomato, the food was very delicious....More

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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Our last day in Sorrento me and my mom took a cooking class in old taverna sorrentina! By far the best expirience in Sorrento and the best food we have tasted in italy. Chef William and his wife Maria were so kind, we loved them!...More

Thank Sanocar
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi! I am planning on a trip to Sorrento in April mid. Am really interested in Italian cuisine and it was one among my dream to travel to Italy n learn cooking from locality. Would really like to take a cooking class. Would like to know the rates for 4 days and would be helpful if you can tell me how to enroll in these classes. Hoping to get a reply soon!
3 March 2017|
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Response from sun610 | Reviewed this property |
I did four days course last December, I just call the number the chef called William, he will arrange for you, the email was managed by his cousin, the response wasn't good, and there was kind of lack communication between... More
Hello, Would like to see the possibility of letting my daughter spend a day in the cooking school on June 23. Could you tell us how to arrange it? She speaks English only. So could the language be a problem? Thanks, -Ray
22 February 2017|
Response from sun610 | Reviewed this property |
Just call the number directly to arrange your trip, they speak English, I did the course in English
Kirsty L
I have tried twice to book this through the website and by direct email for next July as a Christmas present for my partner but I've had no replies, does the cooking school close for the winter season?
17 December 2016|
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Response from sun610 | Reviewed this property |
You may just call them directly via phone, the chef's cousin manage the email, I didn't get reply neither, but once you called chef William, he will arrange it for you and you can send an email to confirm with him, he will... More