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Open today: 10:30 - 14:30, 17:15 - 22:30
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It's me, Chef Vary, for 15 years my family company runs with passion and professionalism of Italian cuisine and food tours. We specialize in traditional and gluten free food, of which we have the ministerial authorization for security. We are...more
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Via Romana 28 | Corner Via Santa Maria, 50125, Florence, Italy
+39 055 747 8999
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I did the small group cooking class. We made three different pasta dishes all from scratch. All three were incredible! Chef Vary had created delicious and unique recipes for us to learn to make and provided us the recipes to try again...More

Thank Lily B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the start Chef Vary and Eduardo were so warm and welcoming. The whole evening was a delight and felt like we were really involved with the whole process. Chef tailored the recipes to suit everyone’s allergies or likes/dislikes and we collectively made a fantastic...More

Thank EddInsley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this cooking class last minute (the night before) and we were not sure if we would get on it but luckily we did. Fantastic! Cannot recommend this experience enough and will be reviewing it everywhere I can. There were 9 of us in...More

Thank missymarsh28293
Reviewed 9 July 2018

My two daughters and I had a great time with Chef Vary! She was a delightful host and taught us that making home made pasta isn't something to be afraid of. This was a definite high light of our trip and was the very best...More

1  Thank KBirdAtlanta
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

We booked on Viator the day before hoping she would have a spot for us for the lunch option. It does specify that you have to wait for the host to accept before you make the request/purchase. She accepted our reaquest within a few hours...More

Thank mpbayer13
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Checked availability online - it showed available, booked and money blocked on my card. Booked other tours around availability of this trip. Thought everything sorted but next day received email asking me to change time which I then couldn’t. Then next day booking canceled. What...More

variFirenze, Proprietario at Chef Vary, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Dear Madam, although I have tried in vain to contact you through Tripadvisor messages, she has never answered me so I am forced to respond to this review without knowing who I am talking to, if you really contacted my company or you have done...More

Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

My mom, wife, and I did this together and class also had a wonderful family of 4 also on holiday as well as a funny mom/daughter duo. We all became fast friends in Varys kitchen. Vary is an absolute delight. Passionate about food and made...More

Thank jasonmcb
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Thank you, Vary and Edu! Pasta making with you was fun, easy, entertaining and we learned quite a few new tricks and recipes. We loved the kitchen and the small group (10). The class was hands-on and each one was involved in every step of...More

1  Thank Paola F
Reviewed 20 May 2018

We had a wonderful time learning to make gluten-free pasta with Chef Vary. She was enthusiastic and helpful, and she clearly knows her gluten-free cuisine! My husband has celiac disease, and Vary was very careful to make sure that we knew how she cleaned her...More

Thank Cary H
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Best cooking class I’ve done! Such and intimate fun experience. Expect to be welcomed into Chef Varys home with her husband Ed. She’s knowledgeable, passionate, warm with a great sense of humor. I went with my mom this past Mother’s Day and it was the...More

Thank Leslie P
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Wendy M
6 February 2017|
Response from variFirenze | Property representative |
Sorry for my delay i traveling in USA and may be I have some problem with the app of TripAdvisor. Can you send to me the email in my web chef vary you have any informations thanks
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27 March 2015|
Response from variFirenze | Property representative |
Ciao Melinda thanks for your questions Absolutely yes! I provide to organize everything ... send to me an Email wit all your request! I wait VARY
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