Michelin Chef Cooking Class & Foraging Experience Tuscany

Experience the essence of Tuscany with a unique cooking class, foraging adventure, and market tour, all led by a Michelin-starred chef. Discover how to gather fresh ingredients right from the land around your Tuscan villa and turn them into culinary masterpieces.

Enjoy a cooking class and foraging for wild foods experience with a Michelin Chef at your villa in Tuscany. 

Your adventure begins with foraging around your Tuscan villa, learning to identify and collect fresh, wild ingredients.

In the chef’s kitchen, or the kitchen at your villa, unlock the secrets of Italian cuisine, crafting dishes from your gathered ingredients, ranging from classic pastas to Tuscan delicacies.

Conclude your day by indulging in the dishes you’ve prepared, in a warm, communal atmosphere. This one-of-a-kind experience offers an in-depth exploration of Tuscan food culture, perfect for culinary aficionados and nature lovers alike.

Quality Food in Florence and Italy

Italy’s reputation for exquisite cuisine is synonymous with the pursuit of high-quality ingredients. From the sun-kissed tomatoes of the south to the rich olive oils of the north, every corner of Italy boasts a bounty of flavors that reflect the country’s diverse landscapes and rich culinary traditions.

It’s a land where artisanal producers lovingly craft Parmigiano Reggiano, Prosciutto di Parma, and other renowned delicacies, ensuring that each bite is a testament to centuries of gastronomic excellence. In Italy, food isn’t just sustenance—it’s a passion, a way of life, and a celebration of the finest ingredients nature has to offer.

FAQS About Your Michelin Chef Cooking Class and Foraging Experience in Tuscany


Q: Do I need any prior cooking or foraging experience to join?

A: Absolutely not! Our Michelin Chef Cooking and Foraging Experience in Tuscany is designed to welcome participants of all skill levels. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced cook, you’ll find the experience enriching and enjoyable. Our expert chef will guide you through every step of the foraging and cooking process.


Q: What if I have dietary restrictions or food allergies?

A: We strive to accommodate dietary restrictions and allergies as best we can. Please inform us at the time of booking about any specific needs, and our chef will tailor the cooking class to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for you.


Q: How physically demanding is the foraging part of the experience?

A: The foraging activity is designed to be a gentle walk around the vicinity of your Tuscan villa, suitable for most fitness levels. It’s more about enjoying the natural beauty of Tuscany and learning about local edible plants rather than a rigorous hike.


Q: What should I wear or bring to the class and foraging experience?

A: Comfortable clothing and sturdy shoes are recommended, especially for the foraging activity. Depending on the season, you may also want to bring sunscreen or a hat. Everything else you need for the cooking class, including aprons and cooking utensils, will be provided.


Q: Can children participate in the cooking and foraging experience?

A: Yes, children are welcome to join the Michelin Chef Cooking and Foraging Experience. It’s a wonderful opportunity for them to learn about food and cooking in a fun, hands-on way. Please let us know the ages of any children attending so we can make appropriate preparations.


Q: Is transportation provided to and from the experience?

A: Transportation to and from the central meeting point in Tuscany is not included. However, we will provide detailed directions and assistance in finding the location. If you need help arranging transportation, please contact us in advance.


Q: What happens if the weather is bad on the day of our scheduled experience?

A: Should inclement weather make foraging unsafe or impractical, the experience will focus more on the cooking class aspect. Our indoor facilities are well-equipped, and you’ll still enjoy a full and enriching culinary adventure with our Michelin-starred chef.


Q: How large are the groups?

A: To ensure a personalized and intimate experience, we keep our groups small. This allows for one-on-one interaction with the chef and a more enjoyable learning environment for everyone.


Q: How far in advance do I need to book?

A: Due to the popularity of this unique experience and to maintain a high quality, spots are limited. We recommend booking at least one week in advance to secure your preferred date.


Q: What is the cancellation policy?

A: For a full refund, please cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time. For more detailed information on cancellations, please refer to ArtViva’s Terms & Conditions.


These FAQs are designed to address common questions and concerns, making the booking process as smooth and reassuring as possible for potential guests. By clarifying these aspects, we aim to enhance SEO and encourage more visitors to book this unforgettable culinary adventure in Tuscany.

Meeting Point

Meeting point will be confirmed after booking


Length Duration:

Approximately 5-6 hours (including foraging)

What’s Included:

Guided foraging around your Tuscan villa

Hands-on cooking class with a Michelin Chef

All cooking ingredients and equipment

Apron and cooking utensils for the class

Meal of prepared dishes

Recipe booklet to take home

Exclusive small group experience for personalized guidance

What’s Not Included:

Transport to and from the villa

Personal expenses

Tips and gratuities


Limited availability each day to ensure a bespoke experience

Close Off Dates:

Not available on all major holidays and Sundays


10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (approx.)

Days of Week:

Monday to Saturday

Sites Visited:

The grounds around your Tuscan villa for foraging


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