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Culinary professionals and connoisseurs of good food alike travel from all over the word come to come to Siena and learn the art of cooking from this fabulous Tuscan chef!

Cooking with students

Your fabulous chef has perfected her knowledge of the Culinary Arts at schools of Haute Cuisine both in Italy and abroad. She collaborates with several popular cooking magazines, as well as appears on local and national television programs and she was also selected by the Region of Tuscany to represent Tuscan cuisine at a national level.


The cooking lessons are hands-on and approximately four hours long, including the meal.

Each cooking lesson is followed by a hearty meal where you will dine on your wonderful creations prepared during your cooking lesson.You can opt to take one or more lessons, and the lessons can be private or small groups.

Group lessons are generally held from Monday to Saturday at either 10 am or 4 or 5 pm and include the preparation of a full Italian menu - from appetizer to dessert.

All lessons conclude with a lunch or dinner of all that was prepared, accompanied by excellent local wine

The school is located in Siena: a small, marvelous, medieval city where any point in the city is easily and quickly reachable on foot.


100 euro per person with a minimum of 4 per class (please inquire for availabilty of a group lesson)

Private classes are also available on request, based on availabilty of the chef. Pricing varies, depending on the number of persons in your group and whether the class is private or a group lesson.

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Terms of Payment and Cancellation Policy:

A non-refundable 20 euro per person deposit is due to confirm your lesson. The remaining 80 euro per person is due in cash on the day of the lesson (euro only please).

We also require a credit card number to reserve your placement. The credit card will not be charged for the remaining balance due unless we receive cancellation or no show within 30 days or less of the class date for any reason. In this case, we reserve the right to charge your credit card for the balance due in the event of a no show or cancellation within the time frame noted above.

Please note that no credit will be given for anyone who decides not to cook after the initial deposit is received, and the client will still be responsible for paying for the person if you do not show for class or decide that you no longer wish to participate. If the class is canceled by the school, your deposit will be returned in full less wiring fees, if applicable.

The price does not include transportation, room and board or any other excursions. If the class is canceled by the host, funds will be returned in full (in euro only, regardless of difference in currency exchange rate at time of cancellation)

Unfortunately, no exceptions will be made to this policy and we highly advise you to purchase travel insurance in the event of emergency, illness, change in your itinerary, accident or act of God, which we are not responsible for covering.

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