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Good Tastes of Tuscany - Day Classes

Via Livornese 334, 50055, Lastra a Signa, Italy
+39 335 689 8344
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Cooking Classes in Tuscany - Wine Tastings in Tuscany - Excursions & Tours in Tuscany and beyond - Villa Rentals & Accommodations - Gastronomic Excursions - Hands-on Single-day Tuscan Cooking Classes - 7-Day Gastronomical Adventures - Tuscan Weddings & Events - Market Tours - Cheese & Olive Oil Tastings - Truffle Hunting. Good Tastes of Tuscany is a Cooking school in Italy near Florence that offers hands-on Cooking Classes in Tuscany. Enjoy a rewarding day or 2 or a week in the unique spacious kitchen of the Renaissance masterpiece in Villa Pandolfini with hands on cooking lessons with one of our qualified Italian chefs who will teach you all the tricks and techniques of the Authentic Tuscan cuisine... We offer a shuttle from Florence center. Your accommodations will be on a wine and olive estate close to Florence in the amazingly beautiful Villa Pandolfini.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Via Livornese 334, 50055, Lastra a Signa, Italy
+39 335 689 8344
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Week long "Intensive cooking course at L'Accademia di Villa Pandolfini". Ok, let's just start with some of the basics: the website does need to be updated because some of the activities described do not exist. There is no horseback riding, antique shopping or anything besides...More

Thank hippo930
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoy cooking quite a bit at home and on our trip to Italy we wanted to dive into authentic Tuscan cooking and techniques. We made 5 courses from scratch, including making our own pasta! Our chef was fantastic, he shared lots of jokes and...More

Thank Kat_y_Migs
Reviewed 12 June 2017

What a wonderful day! The class was a birthday gift to my husband! Chef Jeffrey who led the class was tops. We both learned a lot. The food was delicious! Can't wait to apply all I have learned!

Thank Helen A
Reviewed 8 May 2017

My mother and I wanted to take an authentic Italian cooking class while we were visiting Florence and Good Tastes of Tuscany was the perfect choice! A driver picked us up in Florence to bring us to the beautiful villa about 25 minutes away. We...More

Thank christinabraschi
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We took the 1/2 day class (5 hours by the time we finished eating) and had a wonderful experience. Maurizio and Jeffrey were very friendly, helpful, and we learned a lot from them while learning to make 5 different courses. The others in our class...More

Thank plumeria54
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We spent a week cooking almost 30 different dishes. The chef's are patient and very knowledgeable. Meghan and her family along with the entire staff are a delight to get to know. I am sure there are host of cooking school scattered throughout Italy but...More

Thank Penelope M
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We just finished the week long culinary vacation program. I can highly recommend Good Tastes of Tuscany cooking school. The accommodations were lovely, the instruction was quality, and the owners and their family were a joy to get to know. The food was amazing and...More

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 5 December 2016

I attended the month-long certificate masters class and it was absolutely amazing. We got to work with amazing chefs, learn tricks of modern kitchens (no stirring the risotto constantly!) and eat amazing food! The villa was absolutely gorgeous and our hosts were gracious and attentive....More

2  Thank Elaine C
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Be prepared to get messy and have a great time. This day class was so much fun, Maurizio our chef/teacher was a blast and what a cook!!! The class is as much hands on as you desire and if you decide to do hands on...More

1  Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

I'm a recent graduate of culinary school and worked as a sous chef in a gourmet restaurant in NC and decided to take the month long master course to further my education. This was absolutely the best experience of my life and everything in the...More

3  Thank Jeffrey B
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24 September 2016|
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Response from EJChristian | Reviewed this property |
You can also take the train for E2.60 from SMN to LaS. It takes about 25minutes. Easy to buy tickets from the red machines in both stations. It the local train to Pisa. Turn left then left again when you get out in Lastra a... More
18 January 2015|
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Response from mifan011 | Reviewed this property |
The cost for us per adult for the 1/2 day class was 78 euros. I am sure if you contacted them that they could try and accommodate you.