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MaMa is a mother, the central figure that from the dawn of time has passed down generation to generation the culinary culture of her country or region. A mother feeds and nourishes her children, teaching them the intrinsic value in the act of...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Viale Francesco Petrarca 12, 50122, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time with Chef Michele, Chef Danny and Chef Laura. The class was smallish but big enough to include interesting people at about 15 participants. The tour of the markets was fun and the content was really interesting. The class itself was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank blondetraveler508
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time learning how to cook amazing pasta and sauces. Chef was fantastic and I am not sure if it was more fun cooking or more fun eating the delicious food!! The experience was superb. I highly recommend this class, and we...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dyaryura
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my family for pizza making over xmas holidays. Whole thing was great. Fun and delicious. I recommend them without hesitation.

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We attended about a month and just recreated the dishes last night- wonderful instruction and experience!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kjwilkesies
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommend making this part of any trip to Florence. Michele Berlendis and Danny were AWESOME. Knowledgeable, friendly, and such a memorable and fun experience. If It could be given six stars that would be our rating. Thank you very much, more than worth the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jmcneil004
vanessaheld, Public Relations Manager at MaMa Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your wonderful feedback on your course here at MaMa Florence James and Molly! We're delighted that your experience at our new school was such a positive one, and that all the kids enjoyed it, too! Thank you for recommending Mama Florence, and we...More

Reviewed 12 December 2018

Both Chef Michel and Danny were fantastic. It was really hands on and we had a great deal of fun. I went back 3 timesMore

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Date of experience: June 2018
Thank prizled
vanessaheld, Public Relations Manager at MaMa Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear "prizled", Thank you so much for your much-appreciated review on our Mama Florence cooking school! It is always such a pleasure to see our customers come back repeatedly: it means that our work is well done. Thank you fior coming back, we hope that...More

Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

A truly magical experience! An excellent night with an exceptional chef and instructor Michele. We learned to make an authentic four course Tuscan cuisine and perfectly paired wines. We even received printed recipes of our meal. I learned so much that I will try at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JRH780
vanessaheld, Public Relations Manager at MaMa Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2018

Hi JRH780, Thank you for your review, and thank you for looking forward to joining us again at Mama Florence cooking school! It is great to hear that our lovely clients not only are cooking what they learn at Mama Florence in their own home,...More

Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

We love to cook, but what could be better than cooking in Italy with a highly trained chef? From the first minute, Chef Michele welcomed us warmly and we knew it was going to be a fun evening. Donning aprons, we caramelized 5 day old...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kathymD4970KY
vanessaheld, Public Relations Manager at MaMa Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2018

Thank you dear Kathy for your wonderful words, "Entering as strangers and leaving as friends" perfectly sums up the atmosphere Mama Florence prides itself for. Whilst learning great tricks of traditional italian cuisine, the chefs make everyone feel at home and at ease, no matter...More

Reviewed 23 November 2018

Chef Michelle and his assistant, Daniel, greeted us at 6:30 in the comfortably modern Mama Florence storefront near Porto Romano in the Altrarno area of Florence. (Tourist secret, the buses in Florence are great, and Google Maps is the way to use them.) We took...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank UsaMatt
vanessaheld, Public Relations Manager at MaMa Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2018

Dear Matt, Thank you so so much for your great review for Mama Florence! And thank you for the detailed explenation and tricks on how to get to class: Mama Florence is a short walk from the central train station and is also very easy...More

Reviewed 21 November 2018

Truly enjoyed my 1st cooking experience with Mama Florence. I actually found out about this place from a tag on Instagram, and decided to find out more via their website. It was my first time visiting Florence, let alone Italy, and I couldn't pass the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank colleenc08
vanessaheld, Public Relations Manager at MaMa Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2018

Hello Coleen! Thank you for your great feedback on our cooking classes at Mama Florence! We love providing a special italian experience in our course, especially for first-timers in Florence! It is such a luxury to go back home and be able to repeat the...More

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GarthH_HK
18 October 2018|
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Response from Rich T | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are still open. They are very good but a bit hard to get a response from. Try calling them direct.
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Parisgirl2014
17 January 2018|
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Response from vanessaheld | Property representative |
Thanks for your post above. We'd love to welcome you to an amazing cooking experience with Le Baccanti - classes can be arranged in either Italian or English, with a variety of menu options. If you can let us know your... More
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lovestoholiday
25 April 2017|
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Response from vanessaheld | Property representative |
Buongiorno Lovestoholiday, thank you for your request. Our JOINABLE CLASSES run from a minimum of 3 guests to a maximum of 18. Most of our classes have 5 to 12 guests in them. The kitchen is lovely and very ample. Each... More
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