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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.


2018 Cooking School Schedule:

APRIL

Villa Montecastello Cooking School with Chef, Farmer, Olive Oil Maker and Wine Expert, Jens Schmidt – April 14-20

Chef Joey Campanaro’s Italian Farm to Table Cooking School (The Little Owl NYC, Market Table NYC, The Clam NYC)  – April 21-28

MAY

Chef Craig Richards (St Cecilia & The Optimist, Atlanta) Italian Cooking School – May 5-12

A Sicilian Culinary Adventure with The Cheeky Chef, Linda Sarris – May 5-12

JUNE

A Tuscan Culinary Adventure with MasterChef Season 7 winner, Shaun O’Neale – June 16-23

Farm to Table Cooking School with James Beard Award Winning Chef, Naomi Pomeroy (Beast & Expatriate, Portland OR) – June 23-30

JULY

Grove and Vine in Italy with Sommelier Dan Amatuzzi and Oleologist Nicolas Coleman from Eataly NYC  – July 14-21 *NYT Recommended*

AUGUST

A Luxury Mind and Body Retreat with Liz Josefsberg, Celebrity Fitness and Weight loss Expert – August 4-August 11

SEPTEMBER

Villa Montecastello Cooking School with Chef, Farmer, Olive Oil Maker and Wine Expert, Jens Schmidt – September 1-8

Yoga One Tuscany Retreat with Michaela Codding and Deacon CarpenterSeptember 8-16

OCTOBER

Wednesdays. In Tuscany.  Cooking School with Chef and Culinary Artist, Jenny Dorsey, Founder of Wednesdays. Experimental Dinner PartiesOctober 13-20

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