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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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Fantastic!

We spent a great day with Giuseppina and Luca at the cooking studio in Certaldo Alto! They were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Girlkid1970
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White Rock, Canada
Amazing day in Certaldo

My husband and I joined the truffle hunting+lunch experience tour before we started our trip in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
wong52001
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Hong Kong, China
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Giuseppina and her sons, run with passion a cooking school in Certaldo, between Florence and Siena, A beautiful medieval village. With more than ten years of experience in teaching, Giuseppina loves to lead students in the secrets of traditional Tuscan cuisine. And her family, which shares the same passion for the joys of life and food, offers to participate in activities such as truffle hunting and wine tasting.
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Via del Castello 34, 50052, Certaldo, Italy
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+39 348 003 4869
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a great day with Giuseppina and Luca at the cooking studio in Certaldo Alto! They were knowledgeable, entertaining and very accommodating for our private family group of seven (including a two year old). The cooking studio was perfectly set-up for a group of...More

Thank Girlkid1970
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I joined the truffle hunting+lunch experience tour before we started our trip in Italy. Simone had been answering my emails quickly every time I got questions in mind.He was able to give me answers, which was really helpful. Thank God it was...More

Thank wong52001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stunning food with high quality ingredients and such a warm and wonderful family! My boyfriend actually asked Giuseppina to adopt him as he loved her cooking and her family so much. It was a perfect day and we thoroughly enjoyed every moment from the truffle...More

Thank C140
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hard to top a day when you mix learning how to cook with great wine, laughter and a beautiful scenery. This was a highlight of my trip!

Thank Dawna D
Reviewed 19 June 2017

My wife and I booked the Truffle Hunting tour with lunch and it has easily been the highlight of our vacation. Luigi and his son Luca took us through the woods with their truffle hunting dog. Not only did we get an expert level course...More

Thank reajerr
Certaldus, Direttore at La Cucina di Giuseppina - Italian Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Grazie!! I'm happy you enjoyed the time you spent with us.

Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Have just finished the class with my husband and 2 friends, from the moment you meet Giuseppina in lower Certaldo you feel like family! Decide the menu, shop the ingredients and then head back via the cable car to her studio. Here magic happens -...More

Thank Donna J
Certaldus, Direttore at La Cucina di Giuseppina - Italian Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Grazie Donna, we love what we do and you can feel it!

Reviewed 22 May 2017 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 16 May 2017

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 13 May 2017

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

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Certaldus, Direttore at La Cucina di Giuseppina - Italian Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2017

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

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Chumba60
1 March 2016|
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Response from Nancy H | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. I would call Giuseppina or email.
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Junelle23
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!
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