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If you are in the Cortona area, you MUST go visit Simonetta for a cooking class. We had the most... read more

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cory M
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Nashville, Tennessee
Cooking with Simonetta

Definitely a highlight of my Italian trip!Casa Bellavista’s proprietor, Simonetta, kindly invited... read more

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Reviewed August 20, 2018
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Simonetta’s classes take you on a tour of Tuscan and Italian cuisine, and you will leave with recipes to re-create these distinctive flavours at home. From ravioli and fresh pasta to duck with wild fennel, she guides you through the stages – and...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Case Sparse Creti 40 | c/o Casa Bellavista B&B, 52044, Cortona, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in the Cortona area, you MUST go visit Simonetta for a cooking class. We had the most wonderful time and it was truly the highlight of our Italy trip. She worked with us on customizing the menu and we have been cooking...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

Definitely a highlight of my Italian trip!Casa Bellavista’s proprietor, Simonetta, kindly invited me to tag along on market day. That in itself was a treat. We returned to her inn with a week’s supply of provisions which we cleaned and stored. After a midday break,...More

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Date of experience: June 2018
Thank StanleyBoulee
Simonetta D, Proprietario at Casa Bellavista Cooking Classes, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Dear StanleyBoulee, it was a pleasure for me to go at the market with you, and share my kitchen Hoping to see you soon, my best regards Simonetta

Reviewed June 16, 2018

It has been almost a year since my husband and I stayed at Casa Bellavista and had our outstanding cooking class with Simonetta. We are still talking about it...at least once or twice a week. We have such memories or our stay, the great hospitality...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank MaddieH7
Simonetta D, Proprietario at Casa Bellavista Cooking Classes, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2018

Dear Maddie, I'm so happy to read that you learn many secrets during the cooking class. I'm waiting to see the pictures of your dishes My best regards Simonetta

Reviewed June 14, 2018

Six of us had an eating class or should we say cooking class with Simonetta. She has a wonderful personality and a great sense of humor. We made several different kinds of pizza, foccacia, pasta, ragu, chicken with pecorino and spinach and a flourless chocolate...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mzimmerlund
Simonetta D, Proprietario at Casa Bellavista Cooking Classes, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Dear Mzimmerlund, I'm still smilling when I think about the cooking class that we had all together Ciao a presto Simonetta

Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Casa Bellavista while exploring Tuscany and booked cooking class with Simonette based on recommendations I’ve got from a friend. We didn’t expect to find someone who will be able to accommodate all our dietary needs (Gluten Free, Vegetarian...) and almost gave up...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Mor R
Simonetta D, Proprietario at Casa Bellavista Cooking Classes, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Dear Mor I learn so much from you and your friends about the different types of food......with no gluten.... My regards Simonetta

Reviewed November 10, 2017

Cooking with Simonetta at Casa Bellavista was a delicious and memorable experience! She is so organized and not only do you make everything you eat, but you actually learn while having fun! I felt like I was on a cooking show in her warm and...More

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Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 13, 2017

Simonetta was a great host- her home is beautiful and my husband and I had a great time! The dinner we made was exceptional!

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Date of experience: September 2017
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Simonetta D, Proprietario at Casa Bellavista Cooking Classes, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2017

Dear Carlie, Grazie Mille for your review, I'm very happy that you enjoyed my cooking class I hope to see your ravioli!! See you soon Simonetta

Reviewed September 25, 2017

The cooking class exceeded my xpectations. It was relaxing yet we stayed on track with learning new recipes and techniques. The ingredients were farm fresh and so flavorful that the kitchen was quickly transformed into a bouquet of aromas. Simonette's interaction was fun and lively....More

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Date of experience: October 2016
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Simonetta D, Proprietario at Casa Bellavista Cooking Classes, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Dear Ecerverny Thank you very much for your review, and I'm waiting to see some pictures of your dishes Best regards Simonetta

Reviewed September 21, 2017

if you are into authentic Italian cooking this class is for you! We brought our 12/15 year old kids and they LOVED it! Simonetta is fabulous. Have already recommended to firends.

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Date of experience: August 2017
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Simonetta D, Proprietario at Casa Bellavista Cooking Classes, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Dear Mary2, many thanks I big hug to all your fantastic family Ciao Simonetta

Reviewed September 12, 2017

Casa Bellavista was an amazing property in a heavenly location! Take me back, I don't want to go home! The kitchen was fantastic and the Chef put us to work, what a great hands on experience! Simonetta was an amazing Chef, great personality, lots of...More

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Date of experience: September 2017
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Simonetta D, Proprietario at Casa Bellavista Cooking Classes, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Dear Rick and Laura, I hope you will try my recipes, Many thanks for your fantastic review Simonetta

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