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Le Contesse - Cooking Classes in Tuscany

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Amazing cooking experience

Our extended family of 10 joined Dorit at her incredible villa on the slopes of Mt Cetona for a... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
etvoye
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YOU MUST EXPERIENCE!

Dorit and her delightful team. made up of a Walter, a local chef, and Emmanuelle, his delightful... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
steverum038
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Annapolis, Maryland
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Le Contesse offers a variety of cooking classes and prides itself on hosting extravagant feasts. The classes take place in a 16th century Tuscan farmhouse. Class participants are introduced to traditional and modern Italian cooking techniques...more
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Strada Provinciale della Montagna 3 Cetona, 53040 Cetona, Italy
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+39 0578 238634
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Our extended family of 10 joined Dorit at her incredible villa on the slopes of Mt Cetona for a magical day. We have taken other cooking classes and this experience was outstanding. We toured Dorits gardens, had refreshments on one of her beautiful outdoor spaces...More

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Dorit S, Owner at Le Contesse - Cooking Classes in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Dear Betsy, Thank you for taking your time to write the review. We were all very happy to read your warm words. I appreciate your positive feedback about our Le Contesse and very pleased to hear that our staff made your visit pleasant. We do...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017

Dorit and her delightful team. made up of a Walter, a local chef, and Emmanuelle, his delightful assistant, were there to greet us the moment we got out of our car. The experience begins when you drive up to this glorious farmhouse, with enhancements that...More

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Dorit S, Owner at Le Contesse - Cooking Classes in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Dear Steve and Carol, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for your kind words. I have passed your appreciation to my team and they were delighted to hear that you had such a good time at Le Contesse. Knowing that...More

Reviewed 6 June 2017

Dorit is a most gracious hostess and took such good care of us from her welcoming cappuccino, local cheeses and homemade fig jam to the freshly made bread and decadent zucchini blossoms and sage leaves she lightly battered and fried up for our enjoyment midway...More

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Dorit S, Owner at Le Contesse - Cooking Classes in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Dear Lisa, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Le Contesse. I am happy that you had such a wonderful time with us. The team here is thrilled to hear such good feedback. We love knowing that guests appreciate our place....More

Reviewed 5 June 2017

From the moment we pulled up to this hilltop estate we knew we were in for something special. Dorit and her team greeted us at the driveway and walked our group up to the most enchanting 12th century farmhouse, originally owned by two sisters from...More

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Dorit S, Owner at Le Contesse - Cooking Classes in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Dear Jamie, Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I'm really touched by your warm words and so glad to know that your time with us was enjoyable and memorable. It was a great pleasure to host all of you here at...More

Reviewed 1 December 2016

This was our first trip to Italy - we spent most of our time in Tuscany. We found and booked Le Contesse (Italian for Countess - ask when you're there about the story behind the name) on the web, for a lunch / cooking class....More

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Dorit S, Owner at Le Contesse - Cooking Classes in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2016

Dear Brian and Malcolm, Thank you so much for your kind review and the lovely photos. We are always very happy to share our passion for cooking with enthusiastic and great cooks like you and Malcolm. It was an absolute pleasure hosting you and getting...More

Reviewed 30 October 2016

Le Contesse was the absolute highlight of our family's trip to Italy. My siblings, spouses and I traveled to Italy to celebrate our mother's life and we decided to do a cooking class at Le Contesse but we had no idea how wonderful of an...More

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Dorit S, Owner at Le Contesse - Cooking Classes in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2016

Dear Diane! Thank you so much for your kind words. It was our great privilege to be part of your special family trip. We know how important this trip was for your family, coming to Italy to celebrate your mother's life. We are all so...More

Reviewed 25 July 2016

My husband and I visited Le Contesse during our Honeymoon and it was our favorite afternoon of our trip. Dorit embraced us as if we were family! We spent the entire day cooking in the most picturesque and relaxed Tuscan environment. Le Conesse is truly...More

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Dorit S, Owner at Le Contesse - Cooking Classes in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2016

Dear Katie, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review and sharing your feedback. It's been a real pleasure to meet you and your husband. We had such a great time hosting a wonderful couple like you. I am honored and...More

Reviewed 4 May 2016

The owners hospitality , the professional knowledgeable cooking experience and the beauty and tranquility of the place, made our visit unforgettable . we shall definitely return in the summer to enjoy the amazing swimming pool and bike in the area .More

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Dorit S, Owner at Le Contesse - Cooking Classes in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2016

Dear David, Thank you so much! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Le Contesse. It is always nice to hear that our guests appreciate Le Contesse's hospitality and cooking. It was our pleasure to meet you and your lovely family. We...More

Reviewed 3 May 2016

We arrived to a magical place! It was very clear right from the start that "Le Contesse" stand high in a league of its own. From the outside: The impressive garden, the house, the location - and from the inside: Wow! the unique colors and...More

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Dorit S, Owner at Le Contesse - Cooking Classes in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2016

Dear Ronit, It was our pleasure to host you. We are very happy that you had such a great time and a lovely experience at Le Contesse. Thank you for your warm words. We hope to see you and your sister again. Warmest Regards from...More

Reviewed 22 February 2016

We spent a wonderful week at Le Contessa A combination of visiting fine food and wine producers and getting to see how these products are made. This was followed by well prepared and presented cooking lessons with lots of student participation. The cherry on top...More

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Dorit S, Owner at Le Contesse - Cooking Classes in Tuscany, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2016

Thank you Debbie and Steve for your kind words. It was our pleasure to host you. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to seeing you again this summer. Warmest Regards, Dorit

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