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La Cucina di Giuseppina - Italian Cooking School

Via del Castello 34, 50052, Certaldo, Italy
+39 348 003 4869
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DELIZIOSO Cooking Class!!!

Giuseppina is a sensational gem! We were met by her gracious hospitality and the day only... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile
A truly Tuscan experience!

An unforgettable day of truffle hunting, eating and wine tasting. From the moment we set out to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christopher S
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Via del Castello 34, 50052, Certaldo, Italy
+39 348 003 4869
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Giuseppina is a sensational gem! We were met by her gracious hospitality and the day only continued to get better. The class format was cook, drink, eat, repeat through the four traditional Italian food courses. We all learned old world and contemporary methods...laughed, shared and...More

Thank snipe2005
Reviewed 1 week ago

An unforgettable day of truffle hunting, eating and wine tasting. From the moment we set out to find truffles until our last sip of wine, the hospitality of Luca, Giuseppina and Luigi was unparalleled. The food and wine were also exquisite!

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot say enough about what an amazing experience we had truffle hunting and attending the cooking class. It was the highlight of our 3 week honeymoon. The genuine hospitality of this family is an absolute treasure!!!

Thank Jacqueline B
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Giuseppina and Luca, Thank you for an amazing day! From our time planning the menu for the day and gathering all the ingredients at the Market we thoroughly enjoyed our time with you. Giuseppina and Luca were incredible hosts and happy to tend to our...More

Thank Matt S
Certaldus, Direttore at La Cucina di Giuseppina - Italian Cooking School, responded to this review

GRAZIE!!! happy to hear you enjoyed the day with us, thank you for coming and see you next time!

Reviewed 10 November 2016

One of the most enjoyable experiences we've experienced during our one month trip in Italy. Giuseppina and Lca were kind, fun and professional. the studio is located in a beautiful place at Certaldo, with great views! it is also design with excellent taste! Highly recommended!

Thank Anat S
Certaldus, Direttore at La Cucina di Giuseppina - Italian Cooking School, responded to this review
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grazie!! until next time!

Reviewed 10 November 2016

Thank you both for a wonderful and fun filled lesson on Tuscan cooking. The international mix of the 8 participants added to a great day. Upon arriving home, we've already applied some of your instruction and enjoyed every bit. For those who wish to take...More

Thank Arthur P
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Grazie giuseppina and Luca for a fun afternoon and evening visiting a beautiful vineyard and cooking a delicious dinner. Both were so friendly and welcoming to us. We all had a great time. Ciao!

Thank millertime1973
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Made reservations for 8 for a cooking class in Tuscany and couldn't have been more pleased with the day Giuseppina and Luca handling of our group. From planning our menu to visiting the local markets to our tour of the "medieval village" of Certaldo to...More

Thank jts430
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Giuseppina & Luca are incredible hosts & teachers. They are completely at ease with everyone and gave all of us many opportunities to jump in and create our meal. Giuseppina really knows her stuff! She is well respected in Certaldo. We went to the butcher,...More

1  Thank janetgottsacker
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Giuseppina manages to make you feel that you can cook like a real Italian. Everything is incredibly well organized without it feeing structured. She talks through the choice of menu and the ingredients with passion and knowledge and helps you understand what the essence of...More

Thank burykatie
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We will be at a villa first week of May with friends near Iano - how long of a drive would be to get to the school? What would be the cost for a full day - May 3rd or 4th? There would be 4 of us. Thank you! Maureen
1 March 2016|
Response from Nancy H | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. I would call Giuseppina or email.
How far is it from the main central Florence train station and what's the best way to get there?
15 July 2015|
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Response from Phil S | Reviewed this property |
You can also take the train from Florence to Certaldo. It's only 40 minutes and you can then enjoy the wine that accompanies your food!