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Toscana Saporita Cooking School

Via Pietra a Padule 5102, 55054 Massaciuccoli, Italy
+39 335 812 9442
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Chef Sandra taught us to be fearless with fresh foods Tuscan-style!

On an old estate in the foothills of Tuscany, between Cinque Terre, Pisa and Florence, you will... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
lindangriffin
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Never have had this much fun cooking!

My husband and I loved our week of cooking and touring. We learned so much in a fun environment... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Cathleen63
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Keene, New Hampshire
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Toscana Saporita was founded in 1994 by Anne Bianchi and Sandra Rosy Lotti. The school occupies the ground floor of a 16th century villa and welcomes students from all over the world. Our students encompass every level from culinary beginners to accomplished chefs who come to study the unique nature of Tuscan Cuisine.
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Via Pietra a Padule 5102, 55054 Massaciuccoli, Italy
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

On an old estate in the foothills of Tuscany, between Cinque Terre, Pisa and Florence, you will delight in the Saporita Toscana Cooking School's chef, Sandra Lotti. A small group of like-minded souls from over the world enjoy learning the basics from a master who...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

My husband and I loved our week of cooking and touring. We learned so much in a fun environment. The food was amazing and healthy. Lessons including the basics and the history of the dishes. We loved our tour guide Tony and his ability to...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

I just got home from a life-changing week at Toscana Saporita and am already planning my next trip back! For those who love to cook (and eat), this is a wonderful way to deepen your cooking prowess in general and, most importantly, learn a ton...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

I just completed the Toscana Saporita Cooking School last week, and this was one of the most special experiences I have ever participated in. There is no doubt this is something I will remember forever, and I can't wait to get home and put my...More

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luigimarco, Proprietario at Toscana Saporita Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2017
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grazie Jenna! we indeed have an amazing week!

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

My husband and I 'won' this experience at an auction for the Prevent Cancer Foundation, an organization sponsored by Toscana Saporita and the owner, Sandra Lotti. Because of this we did not research other cooking schools in Tuscany. After our week at the school last...More

1  Thank ElmaandDov
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

My daughter and I signed up for cooking school through International Kitchen, but 1 month before we were to leave we were notified that the owner had overbooked the school and we would have to go elsewhere. Toscana Saporita had a class that same week...More

1  Thank Kathleen D
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

She was an amazing person, and I had a lot of fun even though I'm a child (13). My mom and I went together on this trip. The best part was the food and the little tourism trips along the way. Also in the end...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2017

What a wonderful experience to inhale the sights, sounds and smells of Tuscany at Toscana Saporita Cooking School!! Sandra is not only a fantastic chef and teacher, but she is entertaining as well. Her son and his wife teach as well, and were great! We...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

What a experience! Exceeded my expectations, and I will return. Sandra is the best host and chef, and this school is very nicely operated. Exceptional food,service,and accommodations. Chef Sandra is a encyclopedia of knowledge, and is happy to share her insight and experience. As a...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2017

The location of the school is great. Bring your walking shoes to explore. Love the rustic rooms. Adds so much to the flavor of the authentic foods. Tony was awesome. Fun and friendly.Great help and guide. Sandra and the whole staff are fun and super...More

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