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Chef Paolo Monti's Cucina Italiana Cooking School

Via Per Sant'Alessio n. 3684, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 329970
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Best cooking class!!

We chose Chef Paulo’s favorite dishes. He said they were his favorite because they were easy to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kathy Jo C
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AWESOME EXPERIENCE!!

We've just returned from a “7-day Under the Tuscany Sun” Cooking School on May 27 to June 2nd with... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
779sue
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Italian Cooking School in Lucca, Tuscany, day classes as well as 7 day all inclusive programs with tours and field trips. Hotel rooms available in our apartments. Intensive cooking classes, 8 to 14 recipes per class, hands on cooking, include lunch and recipes in English. Classes also in Deutsch, Francais, Espanol. Classes: Main Ingredients and Sauces, Fish and seafood, Fresh Pasta and pasta sauce, pizza, focaccia and bread. Tuscan Cooking, Chef Paolo's favorite dishes. Fun classes, delicious dishes, easy to make recipes!
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Via Per Sant'Alessio n. 3684, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We chose Chef Paulo’s favorite dishes. He said they were his favorite because they were easy to make and tasted good. He was right!! Amazing!!!!

Thank Kathy Jo C
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We've just returned from a “7-day Under the Tuscany Sun” Cooking School on May 27 to June 2nd with Chef Paolo Monti. What an awesome experience!! We were a group of 9 who attended and EVERYONE thoroughly enjoyed the classes and the hotel accommodations offered...More

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chefpaolo07, Proprietario at Chef Paolo Monti's Cucina Italiana Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Susan, Thank you very much for your comments! It was great spending time with and sharing the secrets (and jokes) of italian Cuisine. all the best Chef Paolo

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My sweetheart and I signed up for the two cooking class, one market visit cooking school option. We stayed at Chef Paolo's place for another couple of evenings, to have the time to more fully explore the surrounding countryside. Chef Paolo cooks almost intuitively (borne,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my third cooking school lesson with Chef Paolo. I highly recommend! I went 5 years ago with my 75 year old mom, my 20-ish year old daughter & niece and my sister. We loved every minute. When I got home I found myself...More

Thank Cathy L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My 20 year old friend and I had a great experience with Chef Paolo in Lucca. We cooked 14 pasta sauces and made 4 types of pasta in only a few hours. Well worth the trip that we took from Florence. My friend and I...More

Thank Jack J
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fabulous time learnt a lot Chef paolo is very patient and knowledgeable and full of jokes Myself and my husband thought it was a great experience and would love to do it again if we’re lucky enough to return to lucca Highly recommend

Thank Gail B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend doing a cookery class or two with Chef Paolo - it will not disappoint - the instruction is top class, Chef Paolo is a lovely man to spend time with and learn from, and the food is second to none - you...More

Thank AML40
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I along with another family including an older teenage daughter were visiting Lucca and since we all enjoy cooking we decided to take Chef Paolo Monti's 1/2 day cooking class. It was a highlight of our trip to Italy. The instruction on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I did the pasta & sauces class - if was fantastic, we were in a small group of about 7 people and we all received hands on instruction, made at least a dozen sauces and a half dozen pasta - and yes,...More

Thank Paul Z
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with a group of friends and had a fantastic time, chef Paolo is funny and very knowledgeable. My only criticism would be that the class was over crowded, there were around 20 of us and it meant a lot of time was spent watching...More

Thank Kate C
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Ivy C
30 May 2018|
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Response from chefpaolo07 | Property representative |
Thank you fopr your inquiry, all my classes are in english unless another language is requested Buon Appetito! Chef Paolo Monti
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Yousif H
24 February 2018|
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Response from chefpaolo07 | Property representative |
The cost for the Under the Tuscan Sun cooking program is Euro 1590 per person in double room (single suppl. € 210) It is available all year starting every sunday, I hope to welcome you! chef Paolo Monti
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Megan K
2 January 2018|
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Response from columbus1234 | Property representative |
Ciao Megan, thank you for your inquiry , if you look among the many comments there are some about the 7 day class also on facebook under the tuscan sun I am refurbishing the apartments and photos should be ready soon... More
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