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Tuscookany

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Tuscookany

We had a wonderful week at Torre Del Tartufo with Chef Franco and his assistant Paola. The villa... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2018
512lynnn
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Varadero, Cuba
The Epitome of Cooking Schools!

this was our 2nd time taking classes at Tuscookany and it was just as great as the first/ This time... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2018
HillTraveller
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Tuscookany cooking schools in Italy Learn Tuscan cooking true Italian style and have fun doing it. This is your chance to enjoy hands-on Italian cooking classes in Italy while staying in a luxurious villa in the heart of Tuscany. Tuscookany was...more
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Loc. Il Podere 56, 52010 Chiaveretto, Italy
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Reviewed December 2, 2018

We had a wonderful week at Torre Del Tartufo with Chef Franco and his assistant Paola. The villa was beautiful.....rustic but warm and inviting. Always a fire going in the communal sitting room. Set in the Tuscan hills with sweeping views from all windows. Bedrooms...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Tus C, Owner at Tuscookany, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2018

Dear Lynn, Thank you so much for this lovely review and we are so pleased to read that you enjoyed yourself so much. You describe everything so well and I am sure this is valuable reading for someone considering joining us - Thank you!

Reviewed November 2, 2018

this was our 2nd time taking classes at Tuscookany and it was just as great as the first/ This time we were at Bellorica and it was just gorgeous. First class throughout. It was instructive and fun!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Tus C, Owner at Tuscookany, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2018

Thank for your compliments and so great to read that you second visit was just as great as your first. We look forward to welcoming you back for a third time! Happy cooking!

Reviewed October 26, 2018

Villa Bellorcia with its Tuscan charm and beauty, provides the most magnificent setting in which to enjoy cooking, learning, laughing, sipping and dining! Good friends who had experienced Tuscookany with Chef Laura Guisti a year or so ago, encouraged us to try the cooking school...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Tus C, Owner at Tuscookany, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

We are pleased to read that you four had such a wonderful time. I agree the views are breathtaking! It seems like you all had a lot of fun and I know the staff will be proud of this great review! Happy cooking and we...More

Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Even though we arrived at Casa Ombuto on a cloudy day, the scenery was beautiful. We were greeted with friendly warmth from Claudia (even though we were early, she had our rooms ready) who insisted on bringing us a "snack" -- which was breads, cheeses,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Tus C, Owner at Tuscookany, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

Hello Gloria, You made our day - what a lovely description of your week and your enjoyment is so well described! I know that both Claudia and Paola (haha energiser Bunny) and the rest of the Tuscookany are going to be thrilled to read this....More

Reviewed October 16, 2018

If you have ever dreamed of spending a week at a fabulous villa in Tuscany learning to cook Casa Ombuto is sure to meet and exceed all expectations. Paola the teacher is an Italian treasure. The facility and grounds are breathtaking, the food - everyone...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Tus C, Owner at Tuscookany, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

Thank you so much for this great review on the Italian cookery course at Casa Ombuto. We are pleased to read we met with your expectations. Sorry about the extra pounds but you have made new friends for life! Happy cooking and we look forward...More

Reviewed October 16, 2018

Staying at Casa Ombuto felt more like a trip home to stay with wonderful friends and family than a week among strangers. Everything from the venue to the personnel made you feel at home and catered to. Alex, the manager, instantly removed any anxiety I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Tus C, Owner at Tuscookany, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

Dear Beth, Wow what a great review, thank you so much for taking the time to write this. I know Alex, Paola and the rest of the Tuscookany team will blush with pride. I am particularly happy to read how comfortable you felt as a...More

Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

This was the fourth time my wife and I attended this Italian cooking school. We have been twice to Casa Ombuto, once to Torre del Tartuffo and now to Bellorcia Bellorcia is a beautiful reconstructed villa in Val D’Orchia close to Montepulciano. It is set...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Tus C, Owner at Tuscookany, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

Dear Bruce, Thank you so much for this great review and you are one of the few previous guests to have visited all three our villas and been back 4 times! We are pleased to read you love Bellorcia as much as we do and...More

Reviewed September 23, 2018

Cooking in Tuscany has been on my and my husband’s bucket list for several years. It finally came to be. The week that we had at Bellorcia more than met our expectations. We had a great chef in Laura to instruct us and came home...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Tus C, Owner at Tuscookany, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Thank you kindly for this great review of your time at the Italian cookery course at Bellorcia. We are so pleased to read that we more than met with your expectations! Happy cooking!

Reviewed September 16, 2018

I have had two wonderful visits to cooking school in Italy with Tuscookany. My first trip last year was to Torre del Tartuffo and this year I came back to Casa Ombuto. I was travelling on my own and both times I had a fantastic...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Tus C, Owner at Tuscookany, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Dear Michele, Thank you for writing this lovely review. The fact that you have been twice to two different villas and two different chefs and found them both a fantastic experience is wonderful. We have one more villa and one more chef for you to...More

Reviewed September 8, 2018

Our culinary vacation was all that our group of eight ladies hoped for and definitely more. We stayed at Casa Ombuto and from the very first night knew that we would have a fabulous experience! Our group had the Villa to ourselves and we were...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Tus C, Owner at Tuscookany, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2018

So pleased to read that you all enjoyed the experience so much and especially hearing this from someone who has been in the hospitality industry for 35 years. Thank you kindly for this great review and we look forward to welcoming you all back!

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BertroseDenver
May 18, 2018|
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Response from Tus C | Property representative |
We have singles attending all the courses in the year. Its generally a mix of couples, singles, and friends traveling together. Everyone is there to enjoy the experience of cooking and eating together and meeting new people... More
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Carilyn_1
September 25, 2017|
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Response from rudysdad3 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Carilyn - Tuscookany at Torre del Tartufo? You WON'T be disappointed. Worth every penny! It's literally like you've checked into Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous (If you remember that show from long ago?) Absolutely... More
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