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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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A fabulous experience

The tour started in the mercato centrale and, having selected the ingredients, Massimo lead us to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
C1195MWheatherh
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Yarraville
Really was wonderful

Highly recommended. The food we made as a group was delicious 😋 we travelled in from Catania in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Haich_London
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London
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“caponata”(40 reviews)
“local market”(21 reviews)
“fresh pasta”(10 reviews)
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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...more
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Via Taormina Mare SNC, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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+39 347 268 6442
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"fish dishes"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group of 6 had a wonderful day with Chef Massimo. Not everyone in our group was eager to take the class, but the hesitant participant proclaimed it to have been the highlight of our 14 day trip to Sicily -- and I agree! First...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fun and interesting day with chef Massimo! A good way to learn more about Sicilian food and dishes. Can really recommend this cooking class!

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Recently we were in Sicily with Road Scholar and took Chef Massimo's cooking class. It was a highlight of the trip. Chef Massimo is fun, entertaining and a fantastic chef. If you have the opportunity to take his class sign up immediately you will not...More

Thank Michael O
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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

2  Thank sherry339
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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

1  Thank Andy0422
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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

1  Thank 250LizR
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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

2  Thank ecwaugh
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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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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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