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Torre del Tartufo Cooking Vacations Tuscany

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Tuscookany - Cooking Vacations in Tuscany at Torre Del Tartufo which is a grand villa in Tuscany offering one-week Italian cooking vacations. Guests stay in this luxurious villa spending their morning at leisure, enjoying the facilities or going sightseeing and start cooking up a feast in the afternoon learning to make delicious Italian dishes and later dine on their creations complimented with fine Italian wines. We offer an all-inclusive luxurious one-week Italian cooking classes given in English. Have fun and learn to cook at our Tuscookany Torre Del Tartufo cooking school in Tuscany. It is an all-inclusive cooking vacation including a culinary excursion, a comprehensive recipe book, exclusive apron and the finest Italian wines.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Airport Transportation
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
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This is a review of a week of cooking lessons + accommodations for the week + all meals + all wines, liquors, and liqueurs. The price for all of these amenities was very reasonable. The week's cooking lessons, the Torre del Tartufo location, and the Tuscookany staff are all
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Response from Tus C, Owner at Torre del Tartufo Cooking Vacations Tuscany
Responded 22 Nov 2018
Dear Sue, Thank you so much for this lovely review. We are truly happy to read that you enjoyed yourself so much and thank you for taking the time to share this. I love your title "you are now in heaven" and wish you many heavenly meals and look forward to welcoming you back to Tuscookany!
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My husband and I had never been on a cooking vacation, and we absolutely loved it! Chef Franco and Paula were great and so pleasant as well as our host Lena, our go to for anything we needed! The food was excellent, the views from our tower room at Torre del Tartufo were
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Response from Tus C, Owner at Torre del Tartufo Cooking Vacations Tuscany
Responded 19 Oct 2018
We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your cooking vacation at Tuscookany! Thank you for taking the time to write this review and we look forward to welcoming you back in Tuscany some time in the future!
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Tamara and I just kept repeating ourselves day after day "we've never had a more pleasant week of vacation!" Franco and Paula are such a pleasure to be around. The cooking padawans were absolutely amazing to cook and dine with. The views from the rooms and dining areas are just
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Response from Tus C, Owner at Torre del Tartufo Cooking Vacations Tuscany
Responded 21 Sep 2018
To give you your best week ever is our goal - so mission accomplished and that pleases us greatly! Thank you for taking the time to write the review and it was a pleasure having you both. Happy cooking and hopefully we see you back soon!
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This was one of the most enjoyable vacations we have ever had. Torre del Tartufo is located at the top of a hill overlooking a beautiful valley. It is a truly idealic setting. Our class was only 7 so we all got really personal instruction from Franco, our chef and instructor.
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It's been a couple months since I returned from this trip and my heart aches to return and cook, hike, rejuvenate and spend time with Alex, Lena, Franco and Paola. Franco is an amazing chef and teacher adjusting to the wide range of cooking experience in the class. He was
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Response from Tus C, Owner at Torre del Tartufo Cooking Vacations Tuscany
Responded 7 Sep 2018
Dear Debra, We are so pleased to read that you had such a wonderful time. We have never been called a cooking retreat before and I love it! I know its hard work in the kitchen but we try to ensure that you can relax and be pampered for the rest of the time so it’s a great description. We look forward to welcoming you back to our Cooking retreat!
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Dear Babs, Yes we accommodate singles and can organize a transfer from Florence to Torre del Tartufo. Kind Regards, The Tuscookany Team
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There are definitely classes at that time. If you go on the web site, Tuscookany. com , you will be able to see which weeks are booked out and which are still available.
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April is early spring in Tuscany and while the days can be lovely the evenings can be cool. So bring layers to be safe. We have central underfloor heating and cozy fireplaces if the weather turns. We look forward to welcoming you to Tuscany!
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Dear Angelina, Thank you for your interest in our Tuscookany courses. Most participants are amateur cook lovers who enjoy cooking together and enjoying what they have made in good company with great wine. The level of expertise is not that important we have had different levels from no experience to chefs, its more about the total experience of cooking together and having fun doing it. We do have singles attending all the courses in the year. Its generally a mix of couples, singles, and friends traveling together. Age is between 25 and 65 generally. Those guests who choose the three day course are more pressurised for time and cannot spare a week, we cover the key basics (pasta and pizza) and you prepare two four course dinners. For the full week its more elaborate as its four lessons instead of two. Both Casa Ombuto and Torre del Tartufo offer three day courses and the locations are equally great. We look forward to welcoming you in Tuscany!
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"Every room is spectacular and there are different formats; some have multiple bedrooms for families and some have fireplaces."
"Book early so you can get the room that best fits your family."
"All the rooms are spectacular - I think the two best rooms are the one over the arch and Basil looking out over the pool / Tuscany!"
"Rooms are arranged in suites, so they will assign you based on your group size."
"Rooms overlooking the pool face the Arezzo valley, but the landscaping is so charming and picturesque that every room has a marvelous view!"
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