Tuscan Cooking Course with Florence Central Market Visit

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Tuscan Cooking Course with Florence Central Market Visit

From $88.98 per person

Take an exciting cooking course and prepare a delicious and authentic Tuscan meal. Visit Florence's historic food market with your guide and chef, have a cooking lesson at a top-notch culinary school, and enjoy a delicious lunch afterwards.

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Duration 5 hours
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  • Learn how to cook an authentic Tuscan meal at a top-class culinary school
  • Visit the historic food market and shop for the freshest and most delicious ingredients
  • Enjoy the 4-course meal you have prepared during the lesson
  • Test your culinary skills and learn from an expert chef
Full description
Learn how to cook a delicious and authentic Tuscan meal with fresh seasonal ingredients, under the guidance of an experienced chef. Begin by visiting Florence's historic food market. With the help of your guide and chef, pick the freshest and most delicious local ingredients to use during the cooking lessons. You will have the chance to prepare a four-course meal (starter, first course, second course and dessert) in a top-class culinary school. The course will be followed by a lunch with the dishes you have prepared together, paired with an excellent Tuscan wine as well as a fun and friendly atmosphere.
  • Multilingual speaking guide
  • Cooking lesson
  • Recipes
  • Lunch with drinks
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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    Meeting point

    9:40 AM: Piazza San Lorenzo (San Lorenzo Square), at the statue located in the center of the square. An assistant will be waiting for you wearing blue clothing.

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    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes

    Know before you go

    • Small group activity (one professional chef for each 16 participants)
    • This tour is not suitable for children under the age of 8
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    4.6 / 5

    based on 10 reviews

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    Clear recommendation, with smear

    We were alone in the course, so the cook and 2 guests. Unfortunately, this reduces the social component of a group cooking course. However, it would also have made it possible to respond to the individual guests' level of knowledge. Unfortunately that didn't happen. We unfortunately had no influence on what is cooked. But otherwise the course was great. Clear recommendation.

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    September 16, 2019

    Fantastic experience, my husband and I loved it.

    Great experience and enjoyed market visit and also the hands on cooking and of course the eating of the delicious food. The only thing I would suggest is that the group was too large. There were 20 people in our group but I think a maximum of 16 would be perfect. This posed a problem at the markets as we couldn't always hear our guide and then in the kitchen there were four benches with four workspaces on each and we had to squeeze another person on.

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    October 28, 2011

    Excellent experience with Francesco to discover the central market of Florence and some Italian recipes, with the addition of making fresh pasta !!! A treat ... To do absolutely

    August 10, 2019

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