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Highlight of our 2 weeks in Italy!

My wife and I actually took 2 different cooking classes with Chicca. They were both outstanding... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2018
phils057
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Scottsdale, Arizona
The BEST cooking class in Tuscany!

I have taken several cooking classes over the years and this is an absolute favorite one! It is my... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2018
rsageser
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Colorado
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Reviewed September 20, 2018

My wife and I actually took 2 different cooking classes with Chicca. They were both outstanding. She is not only an amazing cook but a wonderful person who made us feel welcome in her home. We stayed in one of the apartments at her Villa...More

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Chicca M, Proprietario at Cooking in Tuscany - Chicca Maione, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2018

Thank you! We has such a great time with you guys and hope to see you again!

Reviewed September 5, 2018

I have taken several cooking classes over the years and this is an absolute favorite one! It is my second time doing a class with Chicca and I just loved it! Learning to make homemade pasta from scratch and then the stuffing for the ravioli!...More

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Chicca M, Proprietario at Cooking in Tuscany - Chicca Maione, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018

Thank you so much fo coming back an share another nice moments together! Hope you guys come back again!

Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Chicca welcomes you into her beautiful home & lovely kitchen with a warm smile and much love! We made so many wonderful authentic dishes and learned new techniques and even new cooking appliances! I am a culinary educator and have been in the industry for...More

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Chicca M, Proprietario at Cooking in Tuscany - Chicca Maione, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

It was an honor for me to cook with a great chef and her friends. We had so much fun and we will always cherish the time spent together until next time!

Reviewed August 19, 2018

Great Experience, delicious food, beautiful house and a lovely host! We had an amazing time at Chicca's!

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Chicca M, Proprietario at Cooking in Tuscany - Chicca Maione, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank you guys for such a fun class. It was great to meet you all and hope to see you again. Chicca

Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I took a cooking class with Chicca at her home in the Bolgheri region of Tuscany. We cooked a three course meal with two different types of handmade pasta. There were seven of us total cooking in the kitchen of her farm...More

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Chicca M, Proprietario at Cooking in Tuscany - Chicca Maione, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Grazie mille! It was very fun to cook with you both, I hope to see you again :) Chicca

Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Chicca’s class is the ideal experience for anyone interested in delicious, authentic Italian cooking. Singles, couples, and families will feel right at home in Chicca’s beautifully restored farmhouse with an interesting and enchanting history, much like Chicca herself!

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Chicca M, Proprietario at Cooking in Tuscany - Chicca Maione, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

Grazie mille for your nice words!

Reviewed July 30, 2018

We were very fortunate to join Chicca in her beautiful home and cook the best meal ever. She was very accomodating to us in regards to our last-minute booking as I literally stumbled upon her website by an accident. And it turned out that her...More

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Chicca M, Proprietario at Cooking in Tuscany - Chicca Maione, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Thank you ! My best reward is that your kids are making pasta from scratch! I am passing down my recipes :) Hope to cook together again! Chicca

Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

One of my great joys in life is to learn about a culture by learning to cook their food and hearing their family stories. Chicca is a wonderful host. She invites you into her beautifully restored spacious tuscan villa and teaches you her grandma's recipes....More

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Chicca M, Proprietario at Cooking in Tuscany - Chicca Maione, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2018

Thank you for being such an enthusiastic student! We had a lot of fun with you all and I hope you can come back one day!

Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I was fortunate to be a part of few cooking classes. Every time we were preparing different menu, delicious traditional Italian dishes. Chicca is using only local , organic products. She is not only fun , pleasant and talented chef but she also has a...More

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Chicca M, Proprietario at Cooking in Tuscany - Chicca Maione, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Thank you for this nice words! I hope to see you again too and cook together again!

Reviewed July 4, 2018

My wife and I had a memorable experience spending seven fantastic hours with Chicca cooking, dining and in Italian fashion, celebrating life. Bottom-line first, if you are even remotely thinking of taking a cooking class in Bogheri, this is the one. Chicca is very knowledgeable...More

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Chicca M, Proprietario at Cooking in Tuscany - Chicca Maione, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2018

Thank you Russ & Judy for participating to our class! It's always great to share what we love with people like you both, passionate about food and wine. We hope to see again at our table!

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