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Outstanding Tuscan Cooking Experience

Chef Ryan, supported by his wife Debra, showed my wife and I an outstanding time this evening... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Highlight of our Tuscan Trip

Chef Ryan took us through a 4 course Tuscan meal that was amazing. It was fun to learn about local... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Denver, Colorado
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I welcome you to a half day, hands on cooking class where we will create a beautiful Italian meal in the hart of Tuscany! In my house or yours. Our delicious menu will consist of 4 courses, with plenty of red wine. The menu is subject to change with...more
C.S. 710 Pergo, 52044, Cortona, Italy
+39 388 100 3342
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Chef Ryan, supported by his wife Debra, showed my wife and I an outstanding time this evening exploring the culinary elements of Tuscan cooking. The ingredients were fresh, largely out of their own garden...the dishes we cooked were completely authentic...and even as an experienced cook...we...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Chef Ryan took us through a 4 course Tuscan meal that was amazing. It was fun to learn about local cuisine and we even learned how to make our own pasta and de-bone a duck. We loved drinking the homemade Limencello and then eating the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cooking experience is unbelievable! Chef Ryan and his wife Deb are a delight. I could have sat and talked to them all day. We learned to make a great Tuscan meal from scratch while enjoying their wonderful company, along with two other couples. We...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 7 and had no idea what a treat we were in for. A few of us consider ourselves good and accomplished cooks and some were less “connected” to cooking. Chef Ryan had us all engaged and doing and laughing and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As part of our villa package we were lucky enough to have our first night dinner prepared for us by Chef Ryan Hanley! It was a wonderful Tuscan style meal for some very weary travelers from the US! It was a great introduction to Tuscany!...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

167/5000 That's something everyone should try Visiting Ryan and his family was a super good experience as we will remember for many years. Ryan, we will definitely be back and learn more.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Ryan and Deborah with our son Harry and had the most wonderful time. We learnt lots about Tuscan cooking and life whilst being very well entertained. This experience is a real “must do” experience. We felt very welcome, the 5 hours flew by,...More

Thank oxdent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary and wanted our trip to incorporate learning about Italian cuisine as we are "foodies" Little did we realize that this team was "The Dynamic Duo"! Ryan's expertise in the culinary arts and Deborah's in the...More

Thank Rhonda L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chef Ryan cooked a meal for us as part of our vacation package. He came to our Villa outside of Cortona. It was a wonderful evening of great conversation and Awesome Food! Ryan being originally from California in the USA, I enjoyed hearing what he...More

Thank Barb W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I recently had the extreme pleasure of taking a cooking class with Ryan and his wife Deborah. Along with 2 other couples in the class, we spent about 4 hours of preparing the delightful meal (and consuming delightful wine). While his cooking...More

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19 August 2015|
Response from Ryan H | Property representative |
they will not allow me to post my email in the forum but it is on my website! There is a link on my TA page.
17 August 2015|
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Response from Ryan H | Property representative |
Of course!
17 August 2015|
Response from Ryan H | Property representative |
The best day for me would be the 24th! Can you email me directly? This is an open forum!