Private COOKING SCHOOL

in "Under the Tuscan Sun" novel village

by TENIMENTI LUIGI d'ALESSANDRO

The philosophy of the leader Chef of this lessons: “To design new dishes, I always get inspiration from the memories of my family home cuisine, the study of traditions and the generosity of earth. I try to bring on the table both tradition and innovation thanks to the techniques I developed in my years of experience in the restaurants I worked for.

SUPERSTARS OF THE EXPERIENCE

  • The secrets of modern Tuscan chefs in Cortona, Frances Mayes “Under the Tuscan Sun” novel village
  • The philosophy of the leader Chef of this lessons
  • A private visit for wine enthusiasts

OVERVIEW

  • Absolutely exclusive, private and unique experience.
  • Location: TUSCANY – Cortona (Arezzo)
  • Learn the secrets to prepare classic Tuscan dishes
  • Taste the three-course menu made with your own hands
  • Bring on the table both tradition and innovation
  • Spread the passion
  • Private visit for wine enthusiasts (in usually closed areas of the winery…)
  • Frances Mayes was right when she choiced this place for her Bramasole Villa…
  • Optional Journey: Travel in luxury car or van. English speaking and wine-food expert chauffeur. Scenic drive through Tuscany.

ONLINE BOOKING SUSPENDED
DUE TO COVID-19

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Learn the secrets of modern Tuscan chefs in Cortona, Frances Mayes “Under the Tuscan Sun” novel village
  • Your private expert guide will support the Chef in the lesson (in English).
  • In a single day you’ll learn the secrets to prepare classic Tuscan dishes in a modern and elegant version, you’ll taste the three-course menu made with your own hands, with the right combination of our top wines.
  • The philosophy of the leader Chef of this lessons: “To design new dishes, I always get inspiration from the memories of my family home cuisine, the study of traditions and the generosity of earth. I try to bring on the table both tradition and innovation thanks to the techniques I developed in my years of experience in the restaurants I worked for. I like to spread the passion for my work to people through the creation of simple but tasty and original dishes.”
  • Then a private visit for wine enthusiasts who want to explore the winery’s most suggestive and unusual spaces with our expert guide (in English).
  • Give yourself the pleasure of tasting delicious dishes and drink a glass of our best wines surrounded by beauty.
  • The warm and welcoming environment and the young and informal service attract good food lovers and all those who wish to spend their time in an enchanting place… Frances Mayes was right when she choiced this place for her Bramasole Villa…

OPTIONAL JOURNEY:

  • Private one-day luxury roundtrip in comfortable air-conditioned passenger van or car, with a professional and long experienced driver. Your chauffer speaks English and he’s an expert of Wine and Food. Pick-up and drop-off service in Departure location
PRICES & TIMING:
  • Experience Only Prices
    ADULT (age >18):  145 € per person – MINOR (age 12-17):  65 € per person
  • Optional Journey Prices (fixed up to 8 passengers)
    From BOLOGNA (12 hrs): 995 € – from CIVITAVECCHIA Cruise Port (8 hrs): 800 € – from FLORENCE (12 hrs): 815 € – from LA SPEZIA Cruise Port (8 hrs): 950 € – from LIVORNO Cruise Port (8 hrs): 845 € – from ROME (12 hrs): 1.020 €

 

  • Please note that if you buy the FULL package, WITH the Optional Journey, this is always a FULL DAY experience of a total of 8 (eight) hours (tipically when your departure point is a PORT where you arrive on a cruise and this is a “shore excursion”), but if your departure point is a CITY the tour will be of a total of 10 (ten) or 12 (twelve) hours, so you’ll be able to enjoy everything more relaxed and have the time to visit, if you like, some marvellous other places nearby.
  • If you buy the EXPERIENCE only, WITHOUT the Journey, this will include minimum of 3 (three) hours “on site”, up to 4 (four) or more.
  • IMPORTANT: this ON SITE experience lasts about 4-6 (four-six) hours and STARTS at 10.00 a.m.– NO LATE ADMITTING (our Optional Journeys are organized accordingly and start between 08.00 a.m. and 09.00 a.m., eventually ask for details).
  • Number of People: min 2 (two), max 8 (eight) – please note that this is an absolutely PRIVATE tour, so you’ll never be mixed with other people.
  • If you don’t find your desidered departure place in the above list, don’t worry and please click HERE to browse by “DEPARTURES” main menù and find another extraordinary experience available from your starting point.
LEGAL NOTES:
  • Not included – All the goods you’d like to buy at the company shop or in any other place during the experience – Everything not detailed above.
  • Legal note on alchool: 0<17 years old people are NOT allowed to drink ALCOHOL. So they’re absolutely welcome in joining this tour, enjoy the experience, the visit and the meals, but CAN NOT drink any kind of ALCOHOL (wine, spirits, etc.) (that’s the reason why the big difference in price)
  • We strongly suggest to add the Optional Journey – If you are going at the location of the experience with your car, you are “forced” to provide that one of the adults in your group (who will drive on the way back) DO NOT DRINK alcohol – If you drive with even a single glass of wine in the belly you risk hefty fines. For your SAFETY our professional drivers obviously DO NOT DRINK at all.
  • PAYMENTS, CANCELLATIONS and REFUNDS POLICY: reservations close 14 days before event – 30% deposit upon booking, total balance within 14 days – NO refunds if canceled by the guest, FULL  refund if canceled by the company.
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