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Chef Paolo Monti's Cucina Italiana Cooking School

Via Per Sant'Alessio n. 3684, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 329970
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Buon Appetito....!!

Decided on the Soups and Vegetables course with this chef. Who knew these could be so interesting... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Tuscan Cooking Course

Booking the course was easy and we had quick response from Paolo and the team. 5 of us undertook... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 and recipes in English. Classes also in Deutsch, Francais, Espanol. Classes: Main Ingredients and Sauces, Fish and seafood, Fresh Pasta and pasta sauce, pizza, focaccia and bread. Tuscan Cooking, Chef Paolo's favorite dishes. Fun classes, delicious dishes, easy to make recipes!
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Via Per Sant'Alessio n. 3684, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 329970
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Decided on the Soups and Vegetables course with this chef. Who knew these could be so interesting and delicious?! A 4 hour hands on session with a small class of 5 people, just right. Chef Monti very down to earth and straightforward no nonsense....good sense...More

Thank Celtic-Wanderer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booking the course was easy and we had quick response from Paolo and the team. 5 of us undertook the Tuscan specialties class and had a great time. We made the local ragu, our own pasta (fettucine and ravioli), roast pork, some starters and biscotti....More

Thank tony c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hubby and I did the basic sauces class as part of our Lucca trip. It was amazing! Quick 10-15 min taxi ride from within Lucca walls. Chef Monti is a fantastic teacher. Fun anecdotes and history of Italian cooking, lots of info about olive oil...More

Thank Christine K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just finished our cooking lesson here. Paolo was wonderful. The food was amazing and he was incredibly helpful and very funny. Would highly recommend! Thank you again!

Thank Megan F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a really enjoyable class, Chef Monto is very good at putting people at ease and showing them simple but effective ways to make delicious food. I thoroughly recommmend the classes.

1  Thank ChestnutQuirk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group visited Tuscany and stayed in a villa in Greve. We had booked this cooking class long before our trip. It was quite a drive from Greve to Lucca but turned out to be the highlight for me of our time in Tuscany. Chef...More

Thank _loriland370
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our party of 4 were so happy to have chosen this cooking class for one of our days in Tuscany. We were staying Greve in Chianti, so it was a bit of a drive, but so worth it. Chef Paolo is quite an amiable, and...More

Thank diamend1026
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an absolute must if you are in the Pisa area! Chef Paolo is fun, entertaining, informative, excellent with kids, and you get to make delicious food! Having spent the last two weeks all over Europe, this has been my most favorite experience yet....More

Thank kpez019
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My 16 year old daughter and I have just spent a highly enjoyable afternoon cooking at Chef Paolo Monti's Cucina Italiana Cooking School. We attended the 'Fresh pasta and pasta sauces class' and, despite a class size of only 4, managed to make 4 different...More

Thank King9fisher
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

This July I spent 3 days following Chef Paolo's cooking class and this was one of the better experiences of my life. I loved it; i stayed in one of the apartments above the school/restaurant and every morning we were received by the very friendly...More

Thank dorinegevel
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16 September 2017|
Response from Julie W | Reviewed this property |
Try going to his website so you can email him directly.
17 May 2017|
Response from columbus1234 | Property representative |
Dear client, on 24th at 10 am I have fresh pasta and pasta sauces class at 4 pm it is free so far on 25th at 10 advanced seafood class at 4 pm it is still free. I hope to welcome you! Chef Paolo Monti
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22 April 2017|
Response from columbus1234 | Property representative |
Dear Joanna, On 27th and 28th I have the fresh pasta and pasta sauces class at 10 am if you want to do another type of class like pizza, or risotto or tuscan class the 4 pm class on both days is available I hope to... More
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