Cooking Vacation

THE COOKING VACATION AT FONTEGIRASOLE, Paciano, Umbria.

ARE YOU DREAMING OF LEARNING TO COOK AUTHENTIC ITALIAN?  DO YOU WANT TO SLOW DOWN AND SPEND A WEEK ENJOYING DELICIOUS ITALIAN FOOD AND WINES? AND LEARNING ABOUT THE ART OF COOKING AND TASTING WINE AND OLIVES OIL?

STAY AT FONTE GIRASOLE  FARM FOR OUR DELICIOUS COOKING WEEK AND LEARN THE SECRETS OF PROFESSIONAL CHEF

What we love  at Fontegirasole (partner of il Fontanaro Organic Olive estate) we want to serve you fresh, natural and sustainable ingredients brought to you from local farms and imported from regions around Umbria and Tuscany. With every plate, you will feel approach to quality ingredients with integrity.  Our didactic is all on organic, all-natural humanely raised, sustainable and pesticide free.

 

We are Organic Certified.

  • Seven nights accommodation in one of the Fontanaro’s homes.

(Fontanaro, Fontegirasole, Villa Fonte Cicerum or Tartagli)

  • Intimate group size; Il Fontanaro allows a maximum of 12 people, usually they are 2 to 6.
  • Eco infinity Swimming pool, and also maxi Jacuzzi (this one is located at the main farm of il Fontanaro).
  • Professional chef and sommelier for your classes.
  • Personal assistant from the moment you arrive to when you leave
  • 3 cooking classes with 3 lunches matched with wines and 2 dinner. During the cooking class we’ll offer a free wine bar (you can drink as much as you like!).
  • Car rental facilities to visit Tuscany and Umbria
  • Self catering breakfast and snack provided by us, moreover you can pick up for free organic products from our kitchen garden! (At your new home, you’ll have a  grocery bag with milk, eggs, butter, cereals, buiscuits, honey and more).
  • Ground transfers to/from Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino or Firenze, Perugia or Pisa Airport (FCO) are not included in the rate, but we’ll help you to find the best driver.
  • You can also arrive here via train. Our train station is Chiusi Chianciano, only 12 km from us. We’ll come to pick you up there.

What to know

  • Airfare to/from FCO in Rome,  personal expenses, are not included in the rate.
  • We highly suggest you to rent the car you can ask us for special rates (40 euro per day included GPS)
  • Leave some space in your suitcase to take back a couple of bottles of organic olive oil and wines from il Fontanaro
  • Bring a small digital camera to take with you on the classes.
  • Bring with you your swim suites.

GENERAL ITINERARY 

SATURDAY – ARRIVAL

Enjoy your new home away from home, the eco infinity swimming pool and gardens, explore the medieveal Village of Paciano and closed village of Panicale.

SUNDAY

DAY TOUR AROUND TUSCANY organized by your personal assistant.   Would you like to visit the best hot springs of Italy or would you like to shops  at the Prada outlet? You just need to send us your dreams list and we will do our best for you. 1st dinner at home included.

MONDAY – COOKING CLASS n.1

Home made pasta pici and  carbonara , slow cooking techniques with natural herbes and italian dessert. Enjoy local restaurants with 10% discount. Don’t miss the first sunset with a good bottle  of wine offered by il Fontanaro.

THUESDAY – DAY TOUR AROUND UMBRIA

Visit of Assisi and Perugia, Deruta, Spello, Gubbio or Todi.  Also this day is organized by your personal assistant.

Or you can enjoy  a horse riding around our hills and enjoy a day of massages and more.

2nd dinner included.

WENDSDAY – COOKING CLASS n.2 with  Master chef

You will go from the garden to the kitchen with our master chef and the freshest ingredients will allow you to indulge the taste, smell and sight in the realization of the dishes, while the master Chef  will illustrate the origins and history of what you are preparing.
Of course the grand finale will be savor your creation, sipping wine more suitable after another in the magical atmosphere of the farm ” The Fontanaro . ”
All lessons are based on full Menus. All leftovers will be for you!

THURSDAY – WINE  TOUR in Tuscany organized by your personal assistant.

Do you like more red or white wines? You can choose from some of the best wold wide wineries like Avignonsi or Casanova de Neri. Lets organize a special exclusive wine tour only for you!

FRIDAY – COOKING CLASS n. 3 with  our Master chef Walter

All about the grand finale, get ready to cook the best dinner surprising your friends with special hand made colors and pasta composition   as well per the pizza and bread making!

SATURDAY

..is time for departure..

More info – email: countryslowliving@gmail.com +39 338 74 08884

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