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The Gritti Epicurean School

Campo Santa Maria del Giglio, 2467, 30124 Venice, Italy
+39 041 794611
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Best part of our stay!

We had an amazing cooking class with Chef Franco. The cooking school room is large and beautifully... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
kjl888
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Phoenix
Highlight of trip

This was an extraordinary experience. Don’t be frightened by the cost. Worth it Franco is a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Susan J
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An exceptional Venetian experience to discover recipes and seasonal products from the Venetian lagoon and savour the culinary creations of Executive Chef Daniele Turco. This indigenous culinary journey features demonstration classes, visits to the markets, themed courses and sustainable ingredients. Visit the website for detailed course information and culinary packages.
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Campo Santa Maria del Giglio, 2467, 30124 Venice, Italy
San Marco
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+39 041 794611
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an amazing cooking class with Chef Franco. The cooking school room is large and beautifully decorated, a idyllic space for a cooking class in Venice. We made three delicious dishes that were each unique and very Venetian, and Chef Franco allowed us to...More

2  Thank kjl888
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was an extraordinary experience. Don’t be frightened by the cost. Worth it Franco is a superstar. What a terrific way to see Venice behind the scenes and prepare and create a delicious 4 course meal with a gifted chef

2  Thank Susan J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This day was by far one of my favorites on my trip to Italy. We started at the Rialto Market where Chef Franco Sanna shopped for the finest vegetables and fish and made up the menu on the spot based on what looked good. Then...More

3  Thank love2travel900
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

My wife and I did the day cooking class. We went to the fish and vegetable market with 4 other people and Franco. Along the way we stopped for coffee and pastry. Once at the markets Franco selected The produce and fish that we would...More

4  Thank Rob T
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were visiting Italy on our babymoon and decided to do Franco’s private three hour cooking class. It was definitely the highlight of our trip! Franco taught us how to prepare food, cook and even how to eat pasta the correct way!...More

4  Thank ifr85
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

This was the highlight of our trip. Venice is an incredibly beautiful city with so many things to visit while you are there. However, this is an experience not to be missed. Beginning with a walking trip to the market, Chef Franco chose fresh and...More

5  Thank Deborah D
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Franco was a wonderful guide and teacher. We spent the morning in the market picking out fresh ingredients and watching Franco's inspiration process for the menu. He then took us to a lovely local bar or "bacero" as he later taught us. Here we had...More

8  Thank Marissa B
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

My husband, an old friend and I signed up for the Gritti School Cooking class. I knew the guys weren’t too enthused. At the end of the day, they changed their tune. So, we were told the night before the Gritti chef I read so...More

8  Thank Beaverhousen
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

My mother and I had a "private" cooking class with Chef Franco Sanna. We were really impressed by the overall experience and had a great time. The location is perfect ... the kitchen is beautifully equipped. We cooked a really impressive meal together including a...More

8  Thank Acquaculture
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I decided to try cooking school during this first visit to Venice. We met chef Franco and another lovely couple (Rick and Lucille) at the Kitchen and proceeded to have a wonderful experience. Chef Franco is very engaging and uses a different...More

6  Thank OHMTravels
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of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza
San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica,
clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops,
orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand
pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring
campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower,
plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and
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