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Cooking Course of Italian Cuisine in Tuscany, Italy

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Key Information:
Class Size: 1 - 5 people
Destination: Italy  
Category: Cooking schools
Specialty: Italian  
Season: January - December
Courses Per Year: unlimited
Course Level: All levels
Min Price: 1335 Euro (EUR) per person
Max Price: 2050 Euro (EUR) per person

The cooking course at the Villa invites you to explore the Italian cuisine under the guidance of a professional and creative chef, while enjoying a relaxing holiday in the Tuscan hills just outside Florence. The cooking lessons can be taught in English and Italian. The cooking course at the Villa is especially suitable for those who want to combine the study of Italian cuisine with a relaxing holiday. The Villa is located on one of the hills outside Florence, which has a beautiful view of the city.

The Villa is located in the heart of Tuscany, on one of the hills overlooking Florence, giving you a magnificent view of the city. Situated in an oasis of green a 20-minute ride (bus) from downtown Florence and the old historical centre, this is a perfect place to live some very special moments taking a rest from the daily routine, and learning the Italian cuisine.

The Villa's atmosphere created by the antique furniture and beautiful frescoes which have been completely restored to their original colours, will wrap you in the beauty of its warm walls. All interiors are decorated with a soft elegance and an extreme care for details. This cooking course gives you a good insight in the Italian and Tuscan cuisine as well as a great opportunity to combine a relaxing holiday in a nice resort area with a park, a panoramic terrace and a swimming pool, and visits to the beautiful city of Florence.

Come to the Villa in any season; in summer when a soft wind refreshes the air on the hill, when the sun lazily caresses the tips of the pine trees and the crickets celebrate the warm season with their anthem. Come and learn to make refreshing salads, great range of starters and delicious desserts. Come in autumn/winter when the fog rises mysteriously in the early morning from the valley and comes up the hill, revealing Florence with the Dome's cupola in the distance. These are good days to prepare some of the warm Tuscan soups that keep your heart and stomach cozy and warm.

Come in spring when all nature wakes up and rejoices, when its fragrance emanates from the flowers and flourishing trees in the gardens. Prepare and eat on the terrace, first courses of pasta (lasagne, carbonara, trenette al pesto) and the huge variety of vegetables and legumes, not to mention our local meat (the Florentine steak). The course program varies with the season and always covers the whole menu from “antipasti” (starters) to “dolci” (desserts).

If you are vegetarian, you will find a great variety of choices and you will be taught only vegetarian dishes. Our Italian cooking courses can be followed by anyone. No particular requirements nor enrollment in our Italian courses are requested to attend this programm.

Course Outlines:
- Each session lasts 3 hours
- All students will receive a certificate of participation
- The course will be taught in English and Italian
- The course is organized for small groups of maximum 4 participants
- The course can be attended from a minimum of one week to a maximum of 4 weeks

We encourage participants to tell us in advance which Italian dishes they would like to learn and prepare, so that we can satisfy some of their personal expectations and tastes.

Faculty Information:
Founded on 1985 and officially recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education, we serve the leading companies of the world that are sending here their personnel.

According to our quality policy, we organize our courses of Italian cooking in the most renown restaurants of Florence where the teachers are the main chefs of each restaurant.

Other Activities:
A weekly guided tour is offered for free to all participants. Possibility of excursions during the week end to the most famous cities of Italy.

Facility Information:
Courses are held in the professional kitchens of the restaurants and dishes are prepared under the skillful guidance of most expert chefs. Opportunity to watch the ordinary activity of the kitchen after or before the lesson.

Prices per week in euro (including lodging with breakfast).

Course and lodging for 1 person (single room classic):
- Low season - Euro 1335
- Middle season - Euro 1510
- High season - Euro 1690

Course for 1 person and lodging for 2 persons (double room classic):
- Low season - 1470 Euro
- Middle season - 1660 Euro
- High season - Euros 1830

Course and lodging for 2 persons (double room classic):
- Low season - 1670 Euro.
- Middle season - 1850 Euro.
- High season - Euros 2050

About This Supplier
Location: Italy
Joined InfoHub: Nov 2005

The most reputable school for foreigners which exclusively holds personalized, full immersion courses of Italian language, Cooking, Art history, Drawing and Painting, for professionals and students. Founded on 1985 and officially recognized by the Italian Ministry for Education, the school serves the leading...

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