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Chef Paolo Monti's Cucina Italiana Cooking School

Open Now: 10:00 - 22:00
Open today: 10:00 - 22:00
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Main Sauces and Ingredients

Fantastic and Delicious. We were a last minute booking for this class as we were looking for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DominicM1398
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Brisbane, Australia
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Chef Paolo was great

Learned lots of cooking skills, dishes, substitutions of ingredients for different dishes. His... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
D C
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Snohomish, 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...more
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Via Per Sant'Alessio n. 3684, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were so excited about taking the cooking class from Paolo because of the excellent reviews he received. He was having a bad day; therefore, he ruined ours. First of all, he was 40 minutes late starting the class. Although the host of the restaurant...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic and Delicious. We were a last minute booking for this class as we were looking for something to do during an extended trip in Pisa. Chef Monti and his team were fast in confirming our booking. We attended the main sauces and ingredients class...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Paolo M, Proprietario at Chef Paolo Monti's Cucina Italiana Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
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it was a pleasure! come back soon Buon Appetito! Chef Paolo Monti

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Learned lots of cooking skills, dishes, substitutions of ingredients for different dishes. His corny jokes keeps you smiling. Plan to take my daughter for his class.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Paolo M, Proprietario at Chef Paolo Monti's Cucina Italiana Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much, I hope to welcome you again!! Bon Appetito!!

Reviewed 27 November 2018

Chef Paolo's "Favorites" cooking class was our absolute favorite thing we did in Italy. He was delightful and the food we learned to cook was AMAZING! We have already made some of the dishes back home. Don't miss this while you are in town!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

We spent almost 3 weeks traveling in Italy. Cooking with Chef Monti was a highlight of the trip. He is charming and funny and even experienced cooks will learn a few tricks. Inexperienced cooks will learn how to let the ingredients speak for themselves with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank eftqna
Reviewed 25 November 2018

We had a wonderful experience with Chef Monti in his four hour Pasta and Sauces class. The class was just our four-person travelling group so we had lots of personal attention from Chef Monti. He has a great sense of humour and is a really...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Grant W
Reviewed 23 November 2018

My wife and I spent a week in Lucca. In general it was a wonderful. Clearly, one of the highlights was chef Paolo's class. The experience itself was fabulous and since we've returned, we have successfully replicated some of the dishes we had prepared in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 November 2018

Our Tuscan cooking class ended up being just us and our two good friends. The small class size allowed us to really get into creating the delicious recipes that Chef Paolo provided. He has a wonderful sense of humor and was very patient showing us...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

My husband and I signed up for the 4 hour Tuscan cooking class which was amazing, and now wish we would have been able to do more. Chef Monti was not only personable and entertaining but also a great teacher. We really learned a lot...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

We joined Chef Paolo for his favorites class and it was a wonderful experience. There were ten of us for the evening and we started out by prepping all the ingredients together then preparing and eating each course. We learned to make so many dishes...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Skirun03
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Response from Roger3146 | Reviewed this property |
Our group took the 7-day Tuscan cooking class program, and it was fabulous. It consisted roughly of 4 days of cooking classes and 2 days of touring to see prosciutto ham and parmigiano cheese making facilities, and Chianti... More
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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
23 February 2018|
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Response from Paolo M | 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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