Experiencing the food we love

Through a regions’ local food and cuisine, you can discover many of its traditions, and understand its true character, culture and history.
In an informal and inspiring setting under the guidance of renowned chefs, these cookery courses will immerse you in regions
known for their outstanding beauty, culture and serious dedication to producing the finest food. 

From a leisurely weekend cooking break in Provence, to a gastro-cultural stroll through the elegant neighbourhoods of Rome, or Florence
morning market with tastings of top-quality wine, cheese, meats and sweets from local purveyors, to a full week long cooking course. 
Explore some of the world’s finest cuisine with hands-on cooking classes by locally renowned or Michelin starred chefs.

Provence cooking school

Short class options

Cook like a local –  a custom designed class with local seasonal ingredients, sourced from the local village market, fields or vege garden. This is a full-day (8 hours) experience Eur 350pp, min 2 people
Truffles – A special afternoon class & dinner. Discover secret truffle recipes and flavourful dishes to incorporate in an evening menu.
Table d’hote – Join our table for a delightful communal dining experience, set in the warmth and hospitality of our chef’s home. 

Provence Private chef at your (holiday) home…..created especially for you.
An outstanding chef with Provencal and Italian cuisine,  everything cooked from scratch, to cater your unique requirements with the best local and seasonal produce. The service is family-style, on big plates, so everyone can serve themselves.  Wine can also be selected and matched for your meal.

Tuscany - Cuisine, cellars and Chianti

3 day/2 night tour - regular departures

A landscape of cultural richness, art, long-standing heritage and gorgeous views, which only adds to this captivating experience when you sample the luscious food and sublime wines of this outstanding region.
Guided visit with tastings for Florence farmers’ market, small-group cooking class led by a charismatic chef, wine-pairing lunch at a boutique winery…just some of the tour highlights.

From €850 per person, twin share

Veneto Cookery course

7 days - May and September 2024

Hands-on cookery courses using the rich and diverse seasonal produce for which this region is renowned…. ricotta tortelloni with burnt walnut pesto and roast guinea fowl with salsa peverada just two of the dishes. 
The itinerary is carefully designed to create the right balance between cooking, eating, trips, tours and tastings, while also leaving room for relaxation and exploring this beautiful region, including Venice.

From €5400 per person, twin share

Puglia Cookery course

7 days - May and September 2024

Surrounded by centuries-old olive groves, a beautifully restored traditional masseria is the perfect setting for this outstanding culinary experience.
Mozzarella making,  cheese tasting of locally produced ricotta forte, caciotta and scamorza, meander Baroque jewel of Lecce before lunch of exquisite regional specialities…just to name a few of the delights in store during your week in the heel of Italy.

From €5400 per person, twin share

Truffles, Barolo and Barbaresco

Regular departures - May to October 2024

This  6 night Piedmont culinary discovery will introduce you to delicious truffle infused cuisine, paired with the finest Italian wines, set in a backdrop of rolling plains, mountainous green hills and the Italian Alps. 
Wine appreciation with a master sommelier; experience the thrill of a truffle hunt; visit an aged cheese producer; shop at a local market and partake in a cooking class; and delight in the cuisine of a Michelin star restaurant.

AUD6000 per person, twin share