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Giglio Cooking Day Course

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Private cooking lesson (3 hours)

My son, grandchildren (11, 13, 15) and I traveled to Italy for the first time end of September. We... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Barbara M
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Scituate, Massachusetts
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Private cooking lessons

Fantastic experience, really enjoyed learning to cook pasta. We made a four course meal which we... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
lisa140263
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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Gigliocooking offers cooking courses of different lasting times. If you want to cook at both professional and amateur level, come to have an unique experience of culture and fun.
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Via del Ghirlandaio 6b, 50121, Florence, Italy
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 March 2013

Spoiler alert: This review may be biased. After attending cooking school, Marcella made my daughter the subject of her blog. http://gigliocooking.blogspot.it/2013/03/she-will-go-far.html After six days of touring the artifacts and art of Florence, Marcella’s cooking school was the interactive activity our family needed. Upon arrival at...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 18 September 2011

To be honest: I'm not quite sure why this is the #1 rated activity in Florence. We left with mixed feelings. The food was great, but the actual exprience itself wasn't all that fun (especially when I compare it to other cooking courses I've been...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My son, grandchildren (11, 13, 15) and I traveled to Italy for the first time end of September. We visited Venice, Florence, Sorrento and Rome. We had a fabulous time and we all agree that one of the highlights of our adventure was spending an...More

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gigliocooking, Owner at Giglio Cooking Day Course, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Barbara! grazie mille! we really appreciate your review and we are thankful for that. We really hope to see you and your lovely family again in our kitchen. You are a great Nonna!

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Fantastic experience, really enjoyed learning to cook pasta. We made a four course meal which we ate with a bottle of wine. I would recommend this to everyone. The atmosphere is great and the chefs are lovely and friendly. I now make pasta at home...More

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gigliocooking, Owner at Giglio Cooking Day Course, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Lisa for this "fantastic" review: short kind and informative. Just right what readers want. I really hope to see you again in the future. With my Best Wish for your life and warm regards. Marcella

Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

My morning lesson with Marcella was absolutely fantastic! She is extremely knowledgeable in all areas of cooking. Marcella was very personable and made you feel very welcome. We had a terrific time talking about all aspects of cooking and I learned a lot of great...More

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gigliocooking, Owner at Giglio Cooking Day Course, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

J & J!!!! GRAZIE!!!!! Thank you so much for these nice words. My best wishes to you! marcella

Reviewed 10 September 2018

Marcella is a delight - patient, kind and an outstanding chef. We learned so much not only about cooking the wonderful 4 course Tuscan meal but also we improved our 'knife skills' and clever techniques to improve our cooking skills in general. We had lots...More

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gigliocooking, Owner at Giglio Cooking Day Course, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the STARS! This review is really "bright". I wish you a life filled up with stars! Grazie mille. With my warmest regards, Marcella

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Hi, we were two couples who were celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary . We had the most amazing visit , we cooked a four course meal with Marcella and then had matched wines with Sandra our sommelier . It was such fun, so relaxed ,...More

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gigliocooking, Owner at Giglio Cooking Day Course, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Sorry for my late dear Denise. Thank you a lot for your kind and "useful" review. UK is not far: I really hope to meet you all again either here or there! With my most sincere wishes for your long marriages and warmest regards, Marcella

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Thank you Chef Marcella and sommelier Sandra. 4 courses, 5 wines. Learnt how to make pasta, spinach and ricotta pancakes, amazing pasta, beautiful steak and olive oil cake with wine caramel sauce. Going for a snooze now!More

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gigliocooking, Owner at Giglio Cooking Day Course, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I think you are Mike and Katie! Sorry for my late. Thank you for coming to GiglioCooking and thank you for the nice and honest conversation that we all held. Thank you for the nice review as well. Wishing to see you in the future,...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018

Marcella, the owner of the Giglio Cooking School was top notch! My husband and I along with 2 other couples had such a fun day cooking and learning about the food of Italy. We started the day shopping in the market where we learned about...More

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gigliocooking, Owner at Giglio Cooking Day Course, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Fran! thank you! i had never got a "top notch" before! GREAT!!! I will use it in the future to advertise myself! grazie mille! you have been ...fabolous fun! i hope to see you again!. best wishes to you all. Marcella

Reviewed 24 August 2018

I'm sure anyone would enjoy a one day class here but 5 days is at least 10 times better. Marcella is a wonderful cook and had a restaurant of her own for 12 years on the island Giglio (thus the name) where she is from....More

Thank William M
gigliocooking, Owner at Giglio Cooking Day Course, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Bill Mason, I feel in embarace for the long delay in answering. Thank you for a long list of things: thank you for listening to your friend chef thank you for coming to GiglioCooking thank you for cooking with me for a week thank...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018

We got to shop for our food in the Mercato Centrale and then cook! We made ravioli, pasta with meat sauce, fried zucchini flowers, and tiramisu. Very fun and informative.

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gigliocooking, Owner at Giglio Cooking Day Course, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Grazie mIlle! thank you for yur review! we hope to see you again! best wishes to you. Marcella

Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Marcella has a beautiful professional kitchen that is not only inspiring but fully stocked. She was great in our first class today calmly explaining each recipe as we tasted different local honey, helped her with everything. Lemon chicken, crepes with ricotta and spinach, finally ending...More

Thank KSoltis
gigliocooking, Owner at Giglio Cooking Day Course, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Dear K & B! how nice of you! thank you so much for being the "Testers". Grazie mille! Marcella

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