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Smile And Food

Open Now: 10:30 - 14:30, 17:00 - 20:30
Open today: 10:30 - 14:30, 17:00 - 20:30

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“sicilian food”(8 reviews)
Sicilian cooking classes. Street food tour. Wine Tasting around Sicily. Personal Chef service in Sicily. Special meals: gluten free, lactose-free, vegetarian and vegan. First step of the cooking class the food tour around the street market in...more
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Hours Today: 10:30 - 14:30, 17:00 - 20:30
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Via Rodi 13, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 348 113 6891
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We spent 17 days in Rome and on a cruise ship for 13 days and this was the highlight of the trip. She is an amazing woman. We had cmunnications and confusion on where our cruise ship docked and the day before she realized we...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2017
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All reviews from scratch cooking lesson sicilian food pasta cooking class white wine market visit tasting board family cooking drinking wine beautiful apartment local cheese fresh produce sicilian culture an amazing experience caponata highlight of our trip
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the incredible opportunity to spend my 50th bday in Italy and one of the best days was with Alessia on her market tour and in her class learning how to make pasta and meatballs and sauce (all from scratch) with my buddy Riley....More

Thank Warren P
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Our experience with Alessia was terrific. We were on a tour with Globus and this was one of our excursions. It was great. From the boat ride around the island to the food at their restaurant all went smoothly. There was a great variety of...More

Thank cerc56
Reviewed 29 September 2018

We decided to book a cooking experience with Alessia for one of the days of our three day visit to Siracusa, and what a great decision this turned out to be. Alessia is a bundle of energy and information both about food and of the...More

Thank 2016mgreen
Reviewed 5 September 2018

My family of 4 had a cooking lesson with Alessia to make pizza. Not only did we make pizza but we made bread, volta volta, and a dessert ravioli...all from the same dough! We started at the market with an amazing breakfast of meats, cheese,...More

Thank TCento
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We came to Sicily with a strong desire to experience italian food and cooking. What's better than going to the source? Alessia invited us to her home kitchen and spent 4 hrs teaching us how to cook various dishes from traditional pasta sauce to original...More

Thank Filip H
Reviewed 28 July 2018

We (a family of 4) had a wonderful time with Alessia! (on last 07/17/2018) As previously arranged we met near the Ortigia Market. We started visiting a typical and beautiful restaurant (Fratelli Burgo) and enjoying entratas and antipastos. Afterwards, Alessia took us through the main...More

Thank Paulo C
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Sometimes the best of plans don’t work out, but Alessia of Smile and Food came to the rescue. After planning from at home and corresponding with Alessia, we finally arrived at the port of Siracusa where her delightful husband, Damiano, picked us up for a...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2018

Just when I thought Italy couldn't get any better, this cooking class took it to a whole new level! I travelled by bus from Catania on my way to Noto and met Alessia at her house. We began the class with a lovely walk to...More

Thank Jen S
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Our inter-generational group of five spent a fabulous day with Alessia in Ortigia, the historic quarter of Siracusa – and meeting her was one of the highlights of our two-week self-guided tour of Sicily. Alessia is a dynamo: she is a tireless and passionate advocate...More

Thank Lesley C
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Alessia met the four of us at our hotel and escorted us to the open air market, where she introduced us to vendors of all kinds of seafood, cheese, wine, produce, people she'd known all her life. They served us generous samples and we learned...More

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6 July 2018|
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Response from AlessiaSmileandfood | Property representative |
Hi! Sorry I didn't see your question...please give me your email address or contact me by phone or email. Alessia
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Yara R
8 May 2018|
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Response from Diane B | Reviewed this property |
To find out about her price for a family of 3 and if she has an opening, go to Alessia's webpage at smileandfood. You can ask Alessia your question on the page in Web Instant Messenger and get her response very quickly. Good... More
27 January 2017|
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Response from AlessiaSmileandfood | Property representative |
Hi Susan! Thanks for your require. The cost all inclusive for the class with the street market tour is of 90€. The school is close the market about 3-4 minutes of walking. If you would like a class I’ll be very happy to pick... More
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22 February 2016|
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Response from AlessiaSmileandfood | Property representative |
Hello! The class will be cost with the you at street market, with a tasty of Sicilian food and wines, with the lesson and the lunch all inclusive of 90€ for person. For the date there aren't problems. When you would like to... More
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