Online Cooking Class: The Florentine Steak Experience

An online cooking class with a professional Italian chef. Bring a piece of Tuscany to your home with our online Florentine Steak Experience.

Taste the Florentine Steak at Home!

With our online cooking class, now you can enjoy our best-selling Florentine Steak Experience from home!

With our new online experiences, during this period where travel is not possible, we aim to bring Italy to you…and this online cooking class is no exception!

Pour yourself a glass of wine as our professional chef Enrico brings you on a journey to the Tuscan hills, where the Florentine Steak journey begins. You’ll learn about what makes this steak so iconic to Florence and the history behind its name.

There’s no need for any fancy equipment, a barbecue or grill-pan will work just fine. Don’t’ worry, it’s not complicated, the Florentine Steak – and its accompaniments – are surprisingly simple, and with a few expert tips, you’ll have a delicious meal ready!

Highlights of this online cooking class:

  • Enjoy a taste of Tuscany in your own home
  • Experience a fun, exclusive masterclass with a professional Italian chef
  • Learn how to make and eat classic Italian food and the famous Bistecca Fiorentina
  • Q&A with an expert

Tiered Pricing

We have to support our wonderful experts and local partners here in Italy during this difficult period. Our 30€ ticket price is to cover our costs to run these experiences. Please consider buying a family access if you are a group of people. However, we understand it is a difficult period for everybody and also have an easy access cheaper ticket for those who really need. If you cannot afford to pay at the moment feel free to fill out the form below, introduce yourself and we’ll invite you without charge.

 Like all small businesses in Italy we have been hugely affected by the ongoing crisis, and are very grateful for any donations supporting our local community using the button below. Or you can contribute to our crowdfunding campaign here!



Can I visit Italy at the moment?

Keep checking with your government’s official travel advice and your airline, as information and regulations change quickly. Regardless of whether you can physically travel to Italy or not these Live Experiences will transport you there from wherever you are in the world!

What are our Online Live Experiences?

These new experiences are live and interactive guided tours or masterclasses with one of our amazing experts.

Each Online Experience will have a unique link to an exclusive online webinar with our world-class experts, where not only will they take you around the world and back in time through their video, but you can ask questions via chat and even interact directly!

It’s not just a lecture, it’s an interactive experience with a live Q&A satisfying all your questions. You get to be in the same ‘room’ as our experts!

What time of day do online experiences take place?

Please see the Date & Times tab for details. You can use this handy timezone converter link to verify what the start time is in your city/region.


What do I need to bring to an online experience?

All you need is a strong internet connection on your phone, tablet or computer. We recommend getting comfortable with a good coffee of nice glass of wine depending on your preference.

What age group is best suited for this online virtual experience?

This experience is appropriate for all ages. Please be aware, historical art, particularly in the renaissance, often features nudity, as in Michelangelo’s famous David sculpture!.

Can my family join this virtual live experience?

Yes of course! There will only be one login per booking on a device, so make sure you can all clearly see the screen.

Do I need to download a software program or install anything?

The experiences are via Zoom, usually this does not require installation but it can depend on your device.  We will send you everything you need with instructions and the link to access the experience when you book.

Do I need a Webcam or and a Microphone? Will other people be able to see me or and hear me?

You do not need these. You have the option to turn on your video and microphone to ask questions or you may use the chat function. You are welcome to interact during the experience; our expert will guide you.  In the question and answer part of the experience you can ask questions via audio or chat. For some experiences with a small group you may also interact with video if you like. We will always ask permission beforehand.

Can I cancel the Virtual Experience?

Virtual Experiences are non-refundable, but are transferable with sufficient advance notice to another time/day. Please see our terms and conditions.

How many spots should I book?

Please consider purchasing an extra guest spot on the experience. It will greatly help our local businesses. We very much appreciate your support.

Minimum Participants:

To run this virtual live experience we require a minimum of 2 people

Date & Times

Mondays, 6:00 pm Central European Time (CET)

US East Coast EST (Eastern Standard) Time : 12:00 pm

US West Coast PDT (Pacific Daylight Time) : 9:00am

London BST (British Summer Time): 5:00pm

Rome CET (Central European Time) : 6:00pm

Australia, Brisbane : 03:00am

Other time zones can be organised on request as private experiences. Use this handy time converter to check the time at your location.



Like all small businesses in Italy we have been hugely affected by the crisis, and are very grateful for any donations supporting our local community using the button below. Or you can contribute to our crowdfunding campaign here!

4 reviews for Online Cooking Class: The Florentine Steak Experience

  1. Aimee, Sophie, Bella and David

    We loved Enrico’s class. The history of the steak was fun to learn and we appreciated seeing what the cows look like- so big! Enrico taught us what to do cooking it inside or outside. All the presenters were easy to understand and we loved being part of the Artviva online familia! We loved using Artviva when we were in Firenze several years ago. So excited to try making the bistecca for lunch now! Bon Appetito! Aimee, Sophie, Bella and David

  2. Nancine

    Enrico is wonderful- what a feeling to be connected with so many others from all over the Globe… We all have our love of food, wine & culture in common. Thank you!

  3. Susan

    After a few expected technical issues were resolved, the online cooking class was a great success and such a fun way to support ArtViva! Grazie Mille to our professional chef who brought joy to the kitchen. Mangia!

  4. Richard

    Great job Chef! Really enjoyed the class!

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