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Address: Via Dei Massagli 516 | S. Pietro a Vico, 55100, Lucca, Italy (Formerly Cooking courses, Cooking in Villas)
Phone Number: +39 340 328 5503
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Hands-on cooking courses: take a tour into the secrets and the aromas of...

Hands-on cooking courses: take a tour into the secrets and the aromas of the traditional Tuscan cuisine. Take part in The legend of the Dolce Vita: cooking, drinking and eating together!.Have a traditional Tuscan dinner, served at your villa. We cook home made local food, using the most fresh ingredientsWe serve a complete dinner, including wines We clean… after all, this is your vacation!

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Tze'ela and her team were fantastic. We planned a wedding in the US and had never been to Italy! She made the process so easy. She was great with communication, and on the day of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 October 2016
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Tze'ela and her team were fantastic. We planned a wedding in the US and had never been to Italy! She made the process so easy. She was great with communication, and on the day of the event, her team really do go above and beyond. Food was impeccable, and the service staff was extremely kind.

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Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

We have done several cooking classes over the years in Italy and I finally found my favorite one! Tze'ela and Mauro, the chefs, are such a delight from their warm welcome to instructing us on this hands-on cooking class. We arrived at this beautiful vineyard outside of Lucca where 12 personal cooking stations were waiting for us to use. We... More 

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

We took a cooking class at this school. It was awesome - Gianluca is a great teacher and we were able to cook an amazing meal in a beautiful setting. There were 6 of us cooking and every one was surprised by what we were able to produce in his kitchen.

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Piedmont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We did a class with Mauro and Tzele and it was such a highlight! We were 8 people, 4 of whom were kids ages 6,8,8,11. They loved it! We loved it! All were educated, entertained, and stuffed! It is clear Mauro and Tzele not only love cooking and sharing it with people, but they also love kids. This was a... More 

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Sanford, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Mauro And Tze'ela came ut to our home in a historic Tuscan hill town to give us a hands on cooking lesson for a five course meal for my Wife, Son, and Granddaughter and me. They brought all the material needed including tools and ingredients. It was a pleasure to have them in our home and in addition to the... More 

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Old Forge, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

We had the most perfectly wonderful experience with Mauro and Tze'ela. My husband and I and our two sons ages 9 and 17 spent half a day cooking and eating with this wonderful couple in their home. We cooked artichoke crostini, fresh pasta with bologonese sauce, roasted beef filet, roasted potatoes and biscotti. Everyone took part in preparing this feast,... More 

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Lancaster, PA and York. UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

I arranged for Mauro to prepare a birthday dinner for my husband's birthday at our rented villa outside Lucca for four of us. It is still a highlight of our many travel experiences. I made all the arrangements (in English) via e-mail with his wife before arriving in Italy. They were very accommodating in personalizing the menu. The only negative... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

Our cooking experience with Mauro & Tze’ela was the highlight of our visit to Tuscany! Their keen sense of humor, passion for what they do, commitment to making sure all are involved and having fun equaled the beautiful location and excellent food! We've used our cookbooks and aprons twice since returning so far and hope to return again some day... More 

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Belgrade, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

My husband wanted me to take this class and I asked that we do it together. It was a great couple experience! I have an extensive professional culinary background, I went in with an open mind. My husband likes to eat well and follows recipes very well, never seems intimidated. We took the class together and had a lot of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

We did this as a big family event during our stay in Lucca and it was brilliant!! Mauro and Tze'ela were fantastic! They involved everyone equally and we laughed a lot!! The food was brilliant and the time flew by! They served you & cleaned up after, which was such a treat. Would definitely recommend! It is pricey but I... More 

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