Courses 2024
one week-long Tuscan classes

Our courses

Enjoy your cooking vacation in Tuscany

The week of excellence 2024

Explore Tuscany and Emilia Romagna and their most famous treasures.

Devil's Bridge Week 2024

We are now introducing Garfagnana.

Sauces and Pasta Galore! 2024

This program is dedicated to those who, like me, adore pasta and sauces.

Our courses

Your satisfaction is our priority. Enjoy a memorable culinary week lead by passionate professional chefs who will share recipes, tecniques and secrets of the Italian and Tuscan cuisine. Seasonal produce,farm to table, sustainability, history, camaraderie, excellent wines and food are the components which will make your experience unforgettable.

Basic + Baking 2024

This is the most complete of our programs as it includes both baking and cooking.

Basic program 2024

Our best selling program.

Baking program 2024

Intense baking program to discover bakers’ best kept secrets.

...and so much more!

  • Selected high quality products
  • Collaborations with world famous partners
  • Professional teaching
  • All lessons are taught in English
  • Food related daily excursions

Advanced class 2024

Builds on Toscana Saporita’s 30 years of successful culinary instruction.

I found my love in Portofino

discover the charm of Portofino

More information about our classes

Non-Cooking Guests

We welcome friends and spouses who would like to come without taking part in the cooking program.


Participants stay in the grounds of this 17th century villa where Giacomo Puccini, the famous opera composer, used to spend long periods hunting and fishing. ONE DAY CLASSES AVAILABLE, please inquire with us.


Continuous assistance and presence of staff throughout the duration of the course.

Other activities

Bicycles are available to all guests at no extra charge. Horse riding lessons are available for an additional fee as well as fly fishing lessons with Moreno Borriero, an amazing instructor!

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