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Cooking Class in Taormina With Chef Massimo

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A great experience

We were 3 women in the group, went with chef Massimo to the market, where he explained about the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Haifa, Israel
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Great experience - Chef is very knowledgable.

Really enjoyed our day with the group and Chef Massimo. We cooked up some great food. Caponata... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Columbia, SC
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Join Chef Massimo in Taormina as he leads you through a guided market tour in our Shop With The Chef Tour showcasing Sicily's colorful foods. After the market tour, everyone returns to the kitchen for your hands-on cooking class. Visit the fruit...more
Via Taormina Mare SNC, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 347 268 6442
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were 3 women in the group, went with chef Massimo to the market, where he explained about the food, he has so much knoladge that it was facenating, and also very nice man. We preper the food and Then we ate with nice wine...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our day with the group and Chef Massimo. We cooked up some great food. Caponata, meat ball in lemon leaves, macaroni, etc. all very good and all the participants were great.

Thank DianeG1967
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant/hotel is tucked away down the hill from main mall. When you get up stairs it has a fantastic view its currently having work done but that didnt bother us Massimo greeted us all with a massive smile! and we felt like family! ....More

Thank Joanne D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I signed up by email with the chef. Such a nice break from sightseeing and the bonus was learning to make caponata. Both of us are above average cooks, yet we were able to learn many new techniques. Market tour was a...More

Thank sequimteeth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic! My husband and I got in touch with Chef Massimo before we arrived in Taormina so we knew we had something to look forward to during our stay. We learned so much from the begining of the experience to the end. Chef Massimo...More

Thank Meera P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't have much to add to the other reviews here except to echo their rave reviews. Massimo's passion was infectious. He is a great teacher as well as a great chef. I went with my two adult daughters and it was a memorable and...More

Thank Vacation588627
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Massimo met us at the Porta Messina Arch at nine o clock and brought us to the market to explain how to recognise fresh fish, good cuts of meat and how to tell local fruit and vegetables from imported ones. He asked all the people...More

Thank weltraveled30
Reviewed 25 September 2018

We decided to do something different on our holiday and this was an excellent choice! Chef Massimo met us in the town and took us to the local market where be explained how to decide what was fresh and what was not so fresh and...More

Thank Cementlaw
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Massimo is a wonderful teacher who is incredibly passionate about having fun with food. We were a group of 12 but he involved all of us from start to finish - nobody was left out. We started with a tour of the local market where...More

Thank triathlonsean
Reviewed 15 September 2018

As a seasoned traveler and experienced chef I enjoyed taking many cooking classes around the world. One of the highlights of my recent trip to Sicily was taking classes with Chef Massimo. Very educational trip to the market, numerous tips while cooking and gorgeous setting...More

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Kashia C
6 August 2018|
Response from massimo t | Property representative |
hello Kashia many thanks to contact me. the cost its €90 p.person.. if you send to me an e-mail I can sed to you the other details thanks Massimo
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Jasmine V
3 November 2017|
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Response from Lynne W | Reviewed this property |
I don't know cost, but Chef Massimo is a kind and gentle soul and I am sure would be great with kids!
Peter W
11 October 2016|
Response from Mkhulujo | Reviewed this property |
Hi there He doesn't use his own restaurant; I think the one he uses is called Varo. Hope this helps.