In fact, what if you could literally experience a proper culinary holiday in Italy? That means relishing a part of Italian culture or, better, tasting the most important part of it: traditional food and ancient cuisine.xperience a cooking vacation in Italy at the Good Tastes of Tuscany culinary school.
So, experience a cooking vacation in Italy at the Accademia Italiana di Cucina Pandolfini. You will learn the Italian cuisine and style while staying in the Renaissance Villa Pandolfini and living the “bella vita”.
Having a specialty travel like this one means to savor Italy as a land of authentic way of life and traditional food, so… why not enjoy it? You will uncover the secrets of Italian cuisine: experience them during the cooking classes held in the historic kitchen of our Renaissance Estate. Not only, you can also enjoy artistic and cultural trips around Italy, to start from Florence and Tuscan countryside.
If you are thinking of a vacation in Italy, you just have to start feeling it: hills arising and designing landscapes, vineyards going up and down the countryside, your glass of wine and the flavor of an Italian dish you have just cooked with your friends, old town and medieval cities where you can smell history, a Renaissance Villa. But, above all, Italian people with their hospitality and their culinary heritage full of secrets eager to be shared.
This is your cooking vacation in Italy. Let this dream arise in the traditional way, the way of the Accademia Italiana di Cucina Pandolfini.
Sample Program of our Weekly Culinary Tour – Activities, Cooking Classes, Medieval Towns
The price of 2300 € per participant* is inclusive of accommodation in one of our villas; meals as specified and a welcome basket with breakfast items, cold cuts, cheeses, breads, yoghurt and so on; historic tour, visit to central market in Florence with a guide; lunch, wine tasting and pizza dinner; local area tour with breakfast and lunch in Artimino; a four days intensive cooking class and instructions from the chefs, all food ingredients, five courses lunch on the four vacation cooking days, the final farewell dinner; a “Good Tastes of Tuscany” apron, your Tuscan Recipe Book and all taxes**.
*This price is based on double occupancy. Any single supplements will be charged an extra € 300 per week.
**There is a 4% booking fee.
Non cooking Participants: The price of € 1,900 per participant based on double occupancy (single room supplement of €300 if requested) is inclusive of accommodation, welcome and farewell class dinners, welcome basket, visit to central market in Florence with lunch and transfers, ‘Southern Tuscany Day Tour’ including breakfast, lunch, wine tasting and pizza dinner, local market trip, transfers and lunch in Artimino,five course meals after the classes & all taxes except the 4%. Not included: any additional meals, optional day tours, transfers, car rental, any tips, groceries purchased for your private accommodations, rental of cell phones, any additional cleaning or maid service, purchase of estate wine and olive oil.
The following can be provided at an additional cost: