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GUEST CHEF SERIES

GUEST CHEF SERIES

Each year we invite top US chefs and culinary personalities to come teach a class for our Tuscan Cooking School Series, to rediscover their passion for food and wine and to connect one on one with the people who are inspired by their knowldege, making all of the resources we produce at the villa available for our classes. These are truly unique week long adventures, with hands on classes taught by tops chefs and culinary experts, insider access into local purveyors and farmers lives, guided wine tours and tastings, and trips to local cultural sites.

Click here to view our calendar of upcoming courses.

2017 Summer & Fall Schedule:

May

A Tuscan Wine Adventure with Expert John Livingston – May 1-6

Villa Montecastello Cooking School with Chef, Farmer, Olive Oil Maker and Wine Expert, Jens Schmidt – May 20-25

June

Chef Craig Richards (St Cecilia & The Optimist, Atlanta) Italian Cooking School – June 3-10

Villa Montecastello Cooking School with Chef, Farmer, Olive Oil Maker and Wine Expert, Jens Schmidt – June 10-15

Farm to Table Cooking School with James Beard Award Winning Chef, Naomi Pomeroy (Beast & Expatriate, Portland OR) – June 10-17

July

Grove and Vine in Italy with Sommelier Dan Amatuzzi and Oleologist Nicolas Coleman from Eataly NYC  – July 15-22 *NYT Recommended*

A Luxury Mind and Body Retreat with Liz Josefsberg, Celebrity Fitness and Weight loss Expert – July 29-August 5

August

Palio di Siena Exclusive Experience – August 12-19

Villa Montecastello Cooking School with Chef, Farmer, Olive Oil Maker and Wine Expert, Jens Schmidt – August 21-26

October

Chef Joey Campanaro’s Italian Farm to Table Cooking School (The Little Owl NYC, Market Table NYC, The Clam NYC) – October 7-14

A Sicilian Culinary Adventure with The Cheeky Chef, Linda Sarris – October 22-29

For more information or to inquire about availability for our classes, click here.