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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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I actually made HANDMADE pasta from scratch!!

My two girlfriends and I took this class as part of the Road Scholar program Winter in Taormina... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2017
sherry339
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Spring, Texas
Highly educational and fun way to learn Sicilian cuisine

Chef Massimo is a great teacher, and calm and funny instructor. We took his class and thoroughly... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
Andy0422
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Chicago, Illinois
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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” (43 reviews)
“local market” (21 reviews)
“macaroni” (12 reviews)
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Via Taormina Mare SNC, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

My two girlfriends and I took this class as part of the Road Scholar program Winter in Taormina. The class was a blast. Lots of laughing and messy hands and true down to earth cooking. I absolutely fell in love with the caponata! Can't wait...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Chef Massimo is a great teacher, and calm and funny instructor. We took his class and thoroughly enjoyed the entire experience. We’ve since made his maccheroni and caponata back in Chicago and it took us back to Sicily. The time we spent in the Taormina...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

My husband and I took Chef Massimo's wonderful cooking class on our first day in Taormina and it really set the tone for the rest rest of our trip! Not only did we learn all about Sicilian produce by taking the market tour, we also...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

My husband and I found this class online and booked with Chef Massimo. Everything was exactly what we hoped for. We started with an informative trip to the local market where Chef picked out the seafood and meat and vegetables for our class. He answered...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I took our 11yo son to this class/feast. Massimo was very engaging and included everybody in the class activities including our son who had a great time. The class included a very informative section at the local market which covered meat ,...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

One of the best trip experiences while in Sicily. Massimo gave us first hand knowledge of the local market in Taormina, explaining his favourite ingredients for the dishes we were to prepare and cook later in the morning. No question was too much for him...More

1  Thank Kitty A
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Myself and two 20 something gals, both with professional cooking experience including one culinary degree, spent the day with Chef Massimo. We were pleasantly surprised at how much we enjoyed the class. Chef Massimo is very friendly and entertaining, but he also freely shares his...More

1  Thank Lynne W
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

An amazing experience with an amazing chef. First of all we have learned some really useful tips on choosing fresh consumables like fish and veggies. Then we learned how to cook some amazing dishes. The 5 hour lesson was really exciting as Chef Massimo was...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

+* since TripAdvisor only allows for 5, I added my own. Absolutely worth the time and money. Chef Massimo, from start to finish guided us through the market, food preparation and cooking; ending it all by serving us the food we made. You can certainly...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We had the pleasure of cooking with Chef Massimo today. He learned us a lot about fish, vegetables and Italian cooking. With great company we made several lovely (buonissima) dishes, afterwards a great lunch with typical Siciliana wines. Massimo is a great chef, teacher and...More

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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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