Culinary Events


Our Executive Chef Giancarla Bodoni is pleased to offer Tuscan cooking lessons by reservation only. Lessons give you an excellent overview of how to prepare classic Tuscan dishes like pici pasta, boar ragu and many other specialties. Villa guests may reserve cooking lessons in the privacy of their own kitchen, Wednesday and Friday, from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Hotel guests may reserve cooking lessons Tuesday and Thursday, from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM.​ ​A complimentary ​​lunch​ including​ wine​ will follow the cooking class. Reservations are limited and taken on a first come basis.​ A genuine Monteverdi apron as worn by our chefs to take home as a remembrance of your stay with us​ will be given to you at the end of the culinary experience. You can contact our personal concierge service to make your reservation.