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Chef Paolo Monti's Cucina Italiana Cooking School

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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You will learn that simple is so tasty!

My husband and I took a class and we did carpaccio, beef tartare, 4 different risottos, dessert and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Montreal, Canada
via mobile
Pasta and sauces

This class was absolutely amazing. It was very organized and it was evident that Chef Paolo is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tirrenia, Italy
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Italian Cooking School in Lucca, Tuscany, day classes as well as 7 day all inclusive programs with tours and field trips. Hotel rooms available in our apartments. Intensive cooking classes, 8 to 14 recipes per class, hands on cooking, include lunch...more
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Via Per Sant'Alessio n. 3684, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 329970
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I took a class and we did carpaccio, beef tartare, 4 different risottos, dessert and another appetizer as well. We were so full! The food was amazing, Chef Paolo knows how to make some amazing food and best of all we got...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This class was absolutely amazing. It was very organized and it was evident that Chef Paolo is a pro. He is an amazing chef and teacher. I will be back for more classes soon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I love going to cooking class all around the world and this one was one of the greatest. We took the vegetarian class because I am vegetarian. We made so many amazing delicious dishes and we got a stand up show from...More

Thank רוני ר
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group of 7 (ages 16 through 59) had a wonderful time cooking with Chef Paolo and his assistant MaryAnna last week. We made 7 types of pasta with a variety of different sauces all incredibly delicious. The cooking part took around 3 or so...More

Thank GraniteStateTraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I recently returned from the 7 day cooking school that we attended for our 20 year anniversary. It was such a wonderful trip and experience. We were grouped with 8 women from various parts of the US and we had so much...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We have been to Tuscany and Lucca 5 times and this was our 4th return visit to Chef Paolo Monti's cooking class. That sounds say it all. Everytime were came here, the experience was wonderful. Chef Paolo is very easygoing and funny. This time around,...More

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Prior to the 10a cooking class, we traveled with Chef Paolo Monte to METRO to purchase the day’s food for the restaurant and the class. Chef was very informative as we walked through the store. Cooking class included 3 appetizers, 4 sauces, 2 second plates...More

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chefpaolo07, Proprietario at Chef Paolo Monti's Cucina Italiana Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2018

Thank you very much, much appreciated! you were a lot of fun!! Buon Appetito! Chef Paolo

Reviewed 6 July 2018

I'm not sure how to begin here, so I'll just start. I signed for up for this class months in advance. Chef Monte accepted my deposit and I received my welcome email with a conformation. We traveled to Italy and while touring realized that we...More

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chefpaolo07, Proprietario at Chef Paolo Monti's Cucina Italiana Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Dear Gary F., I wrote to you soon after you reserved the class, informing you that the class you wanted in the morning was not available, and could fit you in at 4 pm, I did not receive any reply, I wrote to you again...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018

My wife and I were part of the group of 9 friends who had the "Awesome Experience!" described in the recent review by 779sue. We agree wholeheartedly with her, that the cooking classes and the food that we enjoyed were outstanding! Chef Paolo was wonderful...More

Thank Roger3146
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Chef Monti is a real pro His recipes deftly used seafood, meat and pasta for us including accommodation for some food allergies We did some basic procedures, learned some things, enjoyed the banter and watched and did lots of eating Google the hotel which houses...More

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Ivy C
30 May 2018|
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Response from chefpaolo07 | Property representative |
Thank you fopr your inquiry, all my classes are in english unless another language is requested Buon Appetito! Chef Paolo Monti
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Yousif H
24 February 2018|
Response from chefpaolo07 | Property representative |
The cost for the Under the Tuscan Sun cooking program is Euro 1590 per person in double room (single suppl. € 210) It is available all year starting every sunday, I hope to welcome you! chef Paolo Monti
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Megan K
2 January 2018|
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Response from columbus1234 | Property representative |
Ciao Megan, thank you for your inquiry , if you look among the many comments there are some about the 7 day class also on facebook under the tuscan sun I am refurbishing the apartments and photos should be ready soon... More
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