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We spent 3 weeks in Italy and this was definitely one of the highlights. Between the gorgeous... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Scottsdale, Arizona
Really great atmosphere! My daughters were fascinated by the class and chef:-)

Very well organized event and at the same time extremely relaxing. Closeness to the nature... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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In a world where frenzy is the rule, we are convinced that great importance must be put on regaining possession of the fleeting moments to restore your energy. What better way to do that than by creating something with your own hands?! We want to...more
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| Unamed road, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 345 300 0867
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent 3 weeks in Italy and this was definitely one of the highlights. Between the gorgeous setting, charming atmosphere, free-flowing wine, meeting people from other countries (half of our group was from Russia), Chef Mauro's fantastic sense of humor (and be sure to ask...More

Thank TessaMiller
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very well organized event and at the same time extremely relaxing. Closeness to the nature, domestic animals, great views on Toscana fields and San Giminiano added a lot to the atmosphere. Mauro is an absolutely charming guy, who not only provides the cooking experience, but...More

Thank Andrey F
Reviewed 5 days ago

I must tell you about a wonderful evening my husband and I had at the Montese cooking school. Mauro is the epitome of graciousness,the best host and cook and teacher. When we arrived he told us he had only two rules,first RELAX and second never...More

Thank 600marciat
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Montese cooking experience was amazing! It was so personal and relaxing. Chef Mauro made it a comfortable environment and taught you many insights into Italian cooking. I didn’t want to leave. It was an amazing cooking experience with a small group.

Thank chicanamoore
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This course was absolutely wonderful. Mauro was a warm and welcoming host. We enjoyed the experience the menu was wonderful there was lots of wine and no shortage of food. Would recommend and would certainly return should we come back to Italy. Five star experience...More

Thank aneamonitakis
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We travelled to Tuscany as a group of 8 friends and decided to take the cooking class with Mauro. It was an outstanding experience, It was an absolute highlight of the trip for all of us. Mauro and his sister Marta made us feel at...More

Thank Mitch D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Halfway into our tour of UK, Italy, France and Portugal, the Montese Cooking School is easily in our top 3 experiences so far. Mauro (and his dogs and ‘attack hen’) delivered the perfect mix of humour and information to show us how to create some...More

Thank SimonE2674
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No stuffy kitchens. No cookery books and instructions. Just relaxed, open air cooking at its best with great company, views to die for and the wonderful Mauro, the relaxed, charming and witty host. We made bread, pastas, sauces and tiramisu, drank wine and then sat...More

Thank DebbieMWales
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I recently took Mauro's pasta making class and it was fantastic!! We had so much fun learning to make pasta, bread, sauce and tiramisu while in the most beautiful Tuscan setting. Mauro was incredibly friendly and encouraging and his pet chicken and...More

Thank iheartwine2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Magical evening with breathtaking views. Mauro is a wonderful host and teacher. We shared wine, wonderful food and stories. Everyone left full, happy and knowing they too can create food capable of bringing everyone together. Most highly recommended!!

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July 4, 2018|
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Response from Montese_cooking | Property representative |
Hi!!! It depends by the class that you choose. If you can send us an email, we are more than glad to write you back all of the informations about our classes. Thank you, and thank you kenny :)!
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January 15, 2018|
Response from Montese_cooking | Property representative |
Will be a pleasure to having you 😀. Can you send us an email trough our website? Thank you very much and we hope to see you soon. Best regards. Mauro
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January 15, 2018|
Response from Montese_cooking | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for contacting us. Can you send us an email through our website? We will send you all the informations about our classes. Just let us know the dates of your vacation. Thank you very much.Best Regards.
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