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Cooking Class in Taormina With Chef Massimo

Via Taormina Mare SNC, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 347 268 6442
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Definitely worth your time and money!

My husband and I took Chef Massimo's cooking class while we were in Taormina for our honeymoon... read more

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Join Chef Massimo in Taormina as he leads you through a guided market tour in our Shop With The Chef Tour showcasing Sicily's colorful foods. After the market tour, everyone returns to the kitchen for your hands-on cooking class. Visit the fruit & vegetable vendor to find out what's in season and the fishmonger to choose the best fresh catch of the day in Taormina's historic fish market.
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“caponata” (45 reviews)
“local market” (21 reviews)
“macaroni” (16 reviews)
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Via Taormina Mare SNC, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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+39 347 268 6442
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"calamari"
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"market tour"
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"great teacher"
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"sicilian food"
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"learning how"
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"sea bass"
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"highly recommend this class"
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"lemon leaves"
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"from scratch"
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Reviewed today via mobile

My wife and I were fortunate enough to do a half day cooking class with Mimmo at has family’s restaurant in Taormina. We had a great day with Mimmo going to the local market, buy produce and then cooking at the most wonderful location in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I took Chef Massimo's cooking class while we were in Taormina for our honeymoon. Massimo was wonderful to work with from the very beginning! He is great on email and was extremely flexible with our schedule - he offers a class pretty...More

Thank Megan V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went to Taormina on our honeymoon and booked this class before we flew out. Massimo is a really nice guy, we had a great time going round the market and learning about picking the best fish, fruit and veg. Back at...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our cooking class with Chef Massimo was one of the most fun activities of our entire trip. We learned so much about ingredients and cooking techniques, and the food was absolutely amazing. I would have paid this price for the food alone, so I'd say...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I cannot say enough about this cooking class! I took the class with my husband and three of our friends. Our skillsets ranged from experienced home-cooks to people with no cooking experience. All of us were thoroughly delighted! The day started out at the market...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

It was great to meet the young chef Massimo - he is passionate about food, high quality ingredients and local produce. First, he took us around Taormina market, learning how to distinguish between wild and farmed fish, how to chose the most flavoursome produce, and...More

1  Thank Zuzka123
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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Loved the day spent shopping and cooking with Chef Massimo! What a wealth of information he is ! The market tour was informative and the ease with which he orchestrated the food preparation for our group of 12 was amazing. He is extremely organized and...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2018

We really enjoyed our whole day cooking class with Massimo. It was great to start the day at the meat and vegetable market located near the Messina Gate where we met at 9am. After an hour or so at the market looking at the wide...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

The tour started in the mercato centrale and, having selected the ingredients, Massimo lead us to his restaurant for a really interesting and participatory experience making our lunch. The emphasis is on good ingredients and simple preparation techniques that highlight the best characters of the...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended. The food we made as a group was delicious 😋 we travelled in from Catania in the morning - was well worth the early morning get up

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Jasmine V
3 November 2017|
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Response from Lynne W | Reviewed this property |
I don't know cost, but Chef Massimo is a kind and gentle soul and I am sure would be great with kids!
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Peter W
11 October 2016|
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Response from Mkhulujo | Reviewed this property |
Hi there He doesn't use his own restaurant; I think the one he uses is called Varo. Hope this helps.
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Olga C
13 September 2016|
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Response from Alison8641 | Reviewed this property |
I only revised this cooking class. I do not own it. Sorry.
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