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The dining experience offered at the restaurant is not the only one that you can have in the spectacular setting of the medieval castle: our chefs will guide you on a fascinating journey to discover the great classics of Tuscan cuisine and cooking techniques. Experts and beginners that love good food can learn how to prepare traditional dishes and discuss them so they become capable of making the dishes made at the restaurants of the Tenuta.

Rosso Toscano Cooking School offers cuisine fans a unique opportunity to become acquainted with the tastes and smells of the lands of Tuscany.

The Rosso Toscano Cooking School cooking courses, which are customized for its customers, are designed to involve its participants who, from the start, will be able to prepare the recipes, learning about the ingredients of Italian Cuisine and its cooking techniques. Every chef needs a big kitchen, where the taste for conviviality and the pleasure of hospitality can reign.

Every class takes approximately 3 hours, and is followed by a lunch during which the dishes can be tasted. The classes take place in Castelfalfi’s castle in our Rosso Toscano Cooking School on the first floor. We kindly ask you to book at least 3 days in advance. Cancellation is possible until 24 hours before the start of the class otherwise the price will be fully charged.

The tradition starts with the ingredients, carefully chosen together with Francesco Ferretti

Born in the Marche region and a Tuscan by adoption, the Executive Chef Francesco Ferretti will accompany the participants during their discovery of the secrets of his kitchen.

Gluten free sweets

A course specifically for those who suffer from allergies, to learn how to prepare a healthy dessert that is also tasty and appealing.

Short supply chain and tradition

A gastronomic journey that leads you from purchasing local and organic produce to preparing the traditional Tuscan dishes.

Fresh pasta

A course entirely on making homemade pasta, to learn how to make many different kinds and shapes of pasta with your own hands.

Bread, pizza and focaccia

A course designed to learn different techniques to prepare various types of bread and pizza.

Shortcrust pastry and Italian baked tarts

A course on making baked desserts, including Italian baked tarts and biscuits, to delight your palate.

Cooking for couples: "love&food"

If you love cooking with your beloved one, this is the perfect cooking class for you. Our chef will teach you how to prepare dishes for a romantic candlelight dinner.

Vegan cuisine

A class to learn how to prepare healthy and tasty dishes without animal derivatives.

The Tuscan tradition

A course designed for you to take home all tastes and Tuscan flavours, from tomato soup to pinolata.

A cooking course with Michele Rinaldi

After an important experience in the kitchen of a restaurant that has been awarded with many stars, the young chef from Bergamo began his great adventure in Castelfalfi, at the helm of the restaurant “La Rocca di Castelfalfi”.

A new chef in the kitchen

The cooking class was designed for those who want to improve their kitchen skills.

Family cooking

Cooking classes for the whole family.

Italy's great classics

A course to learn about the secrets of the most famous Italian recipes and their preparation.

My pastry

A sweet experience with Italian desserts.

New techniques in the kitchen

A course to try new methods of processing of raw materials.

Only vegetables

A course dedicated to vegetarian recipes.

Private lessons

Lessons based on the customer’s requirements.

Cooking together

Course for up to 6 people, to learn all culinary secrets while cooking with family and friends.

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