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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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Family evening cooking with Chef Paolo Monti

We stayed in a house near Lucca and I found him on the internet. How fortunate I was because the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
frenchsnails
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Jacksonville, Florida
Wonderful cooking class in Lucca

My family and I took a wonderful cooking class from Chef Monti while visiting Tuscany. This was a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Garfield L
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University Place, Washington
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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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“cooking class” (108 reviews)
“sauces class” (28 reviews)
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Via Per Sant'Alessio n. 3684, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed in a house near Lucca and I found him on the internet. How fortunate I was because the whole family enjoyed chopping and prepping for our 5 course dinner. We made Carpaccio and Steak tartare. We made 4 different kinds of veal scaloppini....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My family and I took a wonderful cooking class from Chef Monti while visiting Tuscany. This was a wonderful experience for the entire family. Our kids were equally involved in the class as my husband and me. We signed up for the sauce class thinking...More

Thank Garfield L
Reviewed 6 days ago

We are not exactly foodies but have an interest in making our own Italian dishes. We signed up for chef Paolo's 14 sauce class. I was worried about making 14 sauces in 4 hours; like trying to get a drink from a fire-hose..... Worry not!!!...More

Thank DANMCFARLAND
columbus1234, Proprietario at Chef Paolo Monti's Cucina Italiana Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

thank you very much! It was a pleasure cooking with you! Buon Appetito Chef Paolo Monti

Reviewed 1 week ago

Chef Paolo Monti provided the best cooking course I've ever taken, at home or abroad! It was informative, delicious and fun! I have taken other cooking courses in Italy and this was heads-and-shoulders above any other. If you are looking for an authentic experience with...More

Thank rfunmomsd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had such a fun day with Paolo and made over 10 tasty dishes. Paolo was very entertaining and there were 7 of us in the class. Make sure to have a small breakfast as you will eat lots!!

Thank Jemima B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on the recommendation of friends, we made the trip from Florence to Lucca to attend Chef Monti's cooking school. We elected to do the Sauces and Pasta class. It was fabulous. Chef Monti made the class fun while imparting cooking skills that we'll definitely...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved every minute of it, except too much food to eat! My daughter and I went in the off season, beginning of Dec. and loved being free from crowds. My first impression of this experience was great because we got lost and were almost an...More

Thank ramsdennow10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have now had 5 members of our family come through Chef Paolo's class! He is incredibly talented, a great teacher and will keep you laughing throughout the entire class. I would recommend anyone and everyone to take a cooking class through him!

Thank Jiori
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took the pizza/foccacia/bread class with a couple from another country so it was just the 3 of us. It was a wonderful experience, Chef was patient when we made mistakes. He is extremely knowledgeable! The atmosphere was light and fun and we were given...More

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We attended the Tuscan Class and loved it! It was the crowing jewel in our 2 week tour of Italy. To be able to make and enjoy the delicious food, in an Italian kitchen, with a knowledge and friendly Chef Paolo was so fun! Highly...More

Thank Emily R
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MoeenW
16 May 2017|
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Response from columbus1234 | Property representative |
Dear client, on 24th at 10 am I have fresh pasta and pasta sauces class at 4 pm it is free so far on 25th at 10 advanced seafood class at 4 pm it is still free. I hope to welcome you! Chef Paolo Monti
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joannasotir
21 April 2017|
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Dear Joanna, On 27th and 28th I have the fresh pasta and pasta sauces class at 10 am if you want to do another type of class like pizza, or risotto or tuscan class the 4 pm class on both days is available I hope to... More
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claireski732017
16 April 2017|
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Response from columbus1234 | Property representative |
Dear client, you can see the photos on tuscansunapartments com it is one floor up, no lift. she can also stay in the hotel attached, for euro 30 extra per night I hope to welcome you Buon Appetito Chef Paolo Monti
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