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Awesome Cooking Class

We had the most amazing class taught by Sharon. She was entertaining, talented and knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2016
Atlanta, Georgia
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AMAZING cooking cllass with Sharon!

What an experience! One of our favorite activities on our two week honeymoon through Italy... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2016
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7 Nov 2016
“Awesome Cooking Class”
10 Aug 2016
“AMAZING cooking cllass with Sharon!”
Now you can enjoy preparing original recipes from the world famous "Garga". With over 30 years of experience Chef Sharon Oddson will supervise the cooking lessons where you will learn how to recreate our "Garga" culinary traditions in your home...more
Via San Zanobi 33/r, 50129, Florence, Italy
San Lorenzo
+39 055 475286
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Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We had the most amazing class taught by Sharon. She was entertaining, talented and knowledgeable about both her cooking instruction and Florence. She was able to keep 2 - 18 year old boys interested and happy as well as my husband and me. When the...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2016

What an experience! One of our favorite activities on our two week honeymoon through Italy! Sharon was absolutely amazing! We met Sharon at the restaurant at 9AM. Together, we walked to Mercato Centrale, where we purchased all fresh ingredients for our meal. Back at the...More

1  Thank Jessica Leigh L
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Unbelievable Italian experience with Sharon today! Everyone should do the in Florence. Not to be missed!!! The shopping for our food, the wine, and the host, this is one thing you will never forget when visiting Florence.

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Reviewed 30 May 2016

I'm one of Seven cousins from California who spent the day with Sharon Oddson. We thouroughly enjoyed the day which began with a trip to the mercato. The cooking class was fun, hands on, and informative. The four course meal was scrumptious. The relaxed dining...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2016

My husband and I had a cooking class with Sharon and it was the best part of our vacation. She is so welcoming and friendly, and made us feel like we were in her home and visiting with a dear friend. We learned so much...More

1  Thank Danielle B
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

I know you're going to Florence to look at art and enjoy the heart of the Renaissance, and you're going to do that, but the real cultural inheritance is in the food. What a treat to spend the morning in Sharon's kitchen! She is originally...More

1  Thank Susan T
Reviewed 1 September 2015

I had the most wonderful day learning from genius chef and all-round extraordinary woman Sharon Oddson of La Cucina Del Garga. We met at her restaurant at 9:00 a.m. and began promptly. We shopped for the freshest ingredients from the local San Lorenzo Markets (otherwise...More

1  Thank Sinead B
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Cooking with Sharon extends beyond recipes and techniques, both of which she is a master. Her extensive knowledge of all things Italian: culture, traditions, history and geography, enriches your cooking experience. My friends and I have cooked with Sharon many times and in different venues....More

2  Thank Susan V
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Our morning of shopping and cooking and lunch with Sharon was the highlight of our trip to Florence!!! Sharon was incredibly fun to work with, and given her knowledge of Florence, local foods, and cooking, we learned a ton! My husband and I lucked out...More

1  Thank jenniferlwc
Reviewed 12 April 2015

What a great day! We started out by visiting the San Lorenzo food market....would love to have one of these in my neighborhood in Chicago. We shopped, we tasted and then headed back to the restaurant where we made bruschetta, homemade pasta with fresh vegetables,...More

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market of San Lorenzo and in the Central Market, a
vast multi-floored building. Visitors are bound to
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