Learn to recreate the flavours of Tuscan cuisine in your own kitchen

Anticipate the ultimate foodie vacations at Belmond Villa San Michele. Our Executive Chef Attilio Di Fabrizio teaches “hands-on” lessons, which means you will be preparing, tasting and cooking alongside him. Small classes ensure that each student enjoys individual attention. In just a short time, our culinary school in Italy has established a worldwide reputation for excellence. Advance reservations are essential.

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Morning with the Chef
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Morning with the Chef

Join our chef, Attilio Di Fabrizio, and immerse yourself in Tuscan culinary traditions, with a focus on pastas, risottos and soups. Available every Monday, Thursday and Saturday from 10:00am to 12:30pm. €210 per person, or €190 per person (exc. VAT) for groups of 6-10.

Seasons to Taste: April – May
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Seasons to Taste: April – May

Learn to cook with the best ingredients. Join us in April or May as we cover seasonal and vegetarian cuisine. Priced at €210 per person (exc. VAT), available daily from 10:00am to 12:30pm. Requires 6 to 10 guests.

Seasons to Taste: June – July
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Seasons to Taste: June – July

Learn to cook with the best ingredients. Join us in June or July and learn how to make the most of the sea with our Tuscan fish course. Priced at €300 per person (exc. VAT), available daily from 10:00am to 12:30pm. Requires 6 to 10 guests.

Seasons to Taste: September
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Seasons to Taste: September

Learn to cook with the best ingredients. Join us in September and receive insider tips on working with autumn mushrooms. Priced at €250 per person (exc. VAT), available daily from 10:00am to 12:30pm. Requires 6 to 10 guests.

Seasons to Taste: October
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Seasons to Taste: October

Learn to cook with the best ingredients. Join us in October and discover the secrets to working with truffles. Priced at €300 per person (exc. VAT), available daily from 10:00am to 12:30pm. Requires 6 to 10 guests.

Young Chef’s Academy
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Young Chef’s Academy

Children ages 6-14, can enjoy a fun two-and-a-half hour lesson on Italian food. Available upon request in June, July and August for a minimum of four children. Priced at €150 per child, VAT not included

All courses include

Course tuition

Cookery school apron

Lunch at La Loggia

Food and wine pairing introduction by the sommelier