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Tuscookany

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The Epitome of Cooking Schools!

this was our 2nd time taking classes at Tuscookany and it was just as great as the first/ This time... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
HillTraveller
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Amazing Tuscookany Adventure!

Villa Bellorcia with its Tuscan charm and beauty, provides the most magnificent setting in which to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Tuscookany cooking schools in Italy Learn Tuscan cooking true Italian style and have fun doing it. This is your chance to enjoy hands-on Italian cooking classes in Italy while staying in a luxurious villa in the heart of Tuscany. Tuscookany was...more
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Loc. Il Podere 56, 52010 Chiaveretto, Italy
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

A group booked a week of cooking classes with Tuscookany at Casa Umbuto. We six joined five others in what we quickly discovered was an experience that exceeded all expectations. While we learned to make sooooo many dishes and learned many cooking techniques, we also...More

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Tus C, Owner at Tuscookany, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Thank you so much for this great review - we are so pleased you had such a good time. I know Paola and the rest of the Tuscookany Team will be as proud as we are!

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All reviews casa ombuto cooking school chef paola new friends cooking course pasta italian cooking day tour from start to finish an amazing experience great group relaxing week other guests top notch first class my wife and i the kitchen
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this was our 2nd time taking classes at Tuscookany and it was just as great as the first/ This time we were at Bellorica and it was just gorgeous. First class throughout. It was instructive and fun!

Thank HillTraveller
Tus C, Owner at Tuscookany, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank for your compliments and so great to read that you second visit was just as great as your first. We look forward to welcoming you back for a third time! Happy cooking!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Villa Bellorcia with its Tuscan charm and beauty, provides the most magnificent setting in which to enjoy cooking, learning, laughing, sipping and dining! Good friends who had experienced Tuscookany with Chef Laura Guisti a year or so ago, encouraged us to try the cooking school...More

Thank Marianne B
Tus C, Owner at Tuscookany, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are pleased to read that you four had such a wonderful time. I agree the views are breathtaking! It seems like you all had a lot of fun and I know the staff will be proud of this great review! Happy cooking and we...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Even though we arrived at Casa Ombuto on a cloudy day, the scenery was beautiful. We were greeted with friendly warmth from Claudia (even though we were early, she had our rooms ready) who insisted on bringing us a "snack" -- which was breads, cheeses,...More

Thank Gloria P
Tus C, Owner at Tuscookany, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Gloria, You made our day - what a lovely description of your week and your enjoyment is so well described! I know that both Claudia and Paola (haha energiser Bunny) and the rest of the Tuscookany are going to be thrilled to read this....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have ever dreamed of spending a week at a fabulous villa in Tuscany learning to cook Casa Ombuto is sure to meet and exceed all expectations. Paola the teacher is an Italian treasure. The facility and grounds are breathtaking, the food - everyone...More

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Tus C, Owner at Tuscookany, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this great review on the Italian cookery course at Casa Ombuto. We are pleased to read we met with your expectations. Sorry about the extra pounds but you have made new friends for life! Happy cooking and we look forward...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying at Casa Ombuto felt more like a trip home to stay with wonderful friends and family than a week among strangers. Everything from the venue to the personnel made you feel at home and catered to. Alex, the manager, instantly removed any anxiety I...More

Thank Beth J
Tus C, Owner at Tuscookany, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Beth, Wow what a great review, thank you so much for taking the time to write this. I know Alex, Paola and the rest of the Tuscookany team will blush with pride. I am particularly happy to read how comfortable you felt as a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the fourth time my wife and I attended this Italian cooking school. We have been twice to Casa Ombuto, once to Torre del Tartuffo and now to Bellorcia Bellorcia is a beautiful reconstructed villa in Val D’Orchia close to Montepulciano. It is set...More

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Tus C, Owner at Tuscookany, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Bruce, Thank you so much for this great review and you are one of the few previous guests to have visited all three our villas and been back 4 times! We are pleased to read you love Bellorcia as much as we do and...More

Reviewed 23 September 2018

Cooking in Tuscany has been on my and my husband’s bucket list for several years. It finally came to be. The week that we had at Bellorcia more than met our expectations. We had a great chef in Laura to instruct us and came home...More

Thank Theresa L
Tus C, Owner at Tuscookany, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Thank you kindly for this great review of your time at the Italian cookery course at Bellorcia. We are so pleased to read that we more than met with your expectations! Happy cooking!

Reviewed 16 September 2018

I have had two wonderful visits to cooking school in Italy with Tuscookany. My first trip last year was to Torre del Tartuffo and this year I came back to Casa Ombuto. I was travelling on my own and both times I had a fantastic...More

Thank Michele B
Tus C, Owner at Tuscookany, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Dear Michele, Thank you for writing this lovely review. The fact that you have been twice to two different villas and two different chefs and found them both a fantastic experience is wonderful. We have one more villa and one more chef for you to...More

Reviewed 8 September 2018

Our culinary vacation was all that our group of eight ladies hoped for and definitely more. We stayed at Casa Ombuto and from the very first night knew that we would have a fabulous experience! Our group had the Villa to ourselves and we were...More

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Tus C, Owner at Tuscookany, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

So pleased to read that you all enjoyed the experience so much and especially hearing this from someone who has been in the hospitality industry for 35 years. Thank you kindly for this great review and we look forward to welcoming you all back!

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

This was the best vacation! Learned lots of new cooking skills but was also relaxing, peaceful & fun. Franco is so patient and provided easy instructions and recipes which I feel that I can take home and replicate. Met wonderful people in our group, only...More

Thank Lori R
Tus C, Owner at Tuscookany, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Lori, Thank you for this lovely review and we are so pleased to read you enjoyed your time at Torre del Tartufo! We look forward to welcoming you back. Happy cooking!

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BertroseDenver
18 May 2018|
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Response from Tus C | Property representative |
We have singles attending all the courses in the year. Its generally a mix of couples, singles, and friends traveling together. Everyone is there to enjoy the experience of cooking and eating together and meeting new people... More
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Carilyn_1
26 September 2017|
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Response from rudysdad3 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Carilyn - Tuscookany at Torre del Tartufo? You WON'T be disappointed. Worth every penny! It's literally like you've checked into Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous (If you remember that show from long ago?) Absolutely... More
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