Come and join Francesco Private Cook for this amazing cooking holiday in Italy! Francesco Private Cook has been classified recently as a 5-star facility, hospitality and cuisine. There will be cooking lessons for local dishes with dinners or lunches. You will visit famous places full of food and wine products to know and taste. You will also be traveling to places, streets, and unique views. To relax, there will be moments of thermal relaxation.
During the holiday, you will stay at Villa Vetrichina. Villa Vetrichina is a beautiful country villa inserted in the circuits of intercontinental rent aimed at medium-high customers. The flower-lined alley with aromatic herbs leads directly to the parking area of the property. At the entrance level, there is a staircase leading to the upper floor, a guest bathroom, a spacious dining room with a fireplace and a big table for 12 persons, a fully-equipped kitchen with dishwasher, fridge, oven, microwave toaster, espresso machine, and American coffee machine.
From this big room, there is a way to a small sitting room with a TV-SAT, VHS reader for children, sofa, and armchairs. From the sitting room, it is possible to access the Papere room.
There are no single rooms, and the accommodations are luxury for a minimum of 2 people.
It is a spacious double bedroom in lily colors with mattresses and memory pillows, a king size bed (180 x 210), linens in natural linen and Italian cotton, and a bathroom with extra large shower.
With two steps down, there is one more bedroom with a king size bed (180 x 210), mattresses and memory pillows, bathroom with a travertine shower.
Next to this room, there is Monelli room. It is a bedroom for children with two single beds with orthopedic mattresses (80 x 190). There is a shared bathroom with the Gilly room.
Exiting the sitting room on an independent access, there is Suite del Mercatante composed of a hallway and two double bedrooms.
The spacious bedroom with a double bed with ancient oak bench with two black stone washbasins. In the room, you will be provided with king size beds of 180 x 210 mattresses and memory pillows, and a bathroom with blue chrome shower.
This is a bedroom with a double queen bed (180 x 210), mattresses and memory pillows, and a bathroom with a big shower and a ceiling window. Coming back to the entrance hall, it is possible to go upstairs by a comfortable staircase of 14 steps. On the upper floor, there is a spacious GranCamino living room with big and comfortable sofas, TV-SAT, DVD, and a splendid terrace with table, perfect for the enjoying sunset, and a view of the swimming pool and of the San Casciano towers. The living room gives access to two double bedrooms.
La Dama Bianca is a bedroom with soft elegant colors completed with king size bed (180 x 210), mattresses, and memory pillows. The unique bathroom is provided with a Devon and Devon
bath and a small shower.
This is a double bedroom with king size bed (180 x 210), mattresses, and memory pillows, and the bathroom in black travertine with extra-large shower. All of the materials are local and artisans, the flooring is in ancient oak, bathrooms are in Rapolano travertine, and original terracotta beams and floors. The house was built in the end of 1700 and the then additional volumes were added to the main building. So, the villa has a good arrangement of space and each room has enough privacy. The walls are old and very thick that protects the house from hot in summer.
A large garden of 10,000 square meters surrounds the villa from all the sides. It offers a lot of corners to relax. A big pergola with table for 14 persons suitable for outdoor dinners, located between the villa and the pool. There are paths for walking and jogging. The swimming pool is immersed in greenery and is completely fenced. It has a charming covered zone with a roof, as well as beds and chairs. There is also a small fridge near the pool.
The pool has five steps and the depth from 1.30 meters to 2 meters and is illuminated in the evening. It can be heated for the additional cost. All the rooms of the villa are provided with air conditioner. It can be turned on in the selected rooms. There is counter indicating the energy consumption. The heating of the pool is also at extra cost. There are Wi-Fi in all of the rooms and two safes in the villa.
Francesco Private Cook organizes cooking lessons, informal, fun, but in the sign of the most authentic culinary traditions. They use quality raw materials of the territory. The manor house opens and turns into a workshop where a loaf of water and flour becomes tagliatelle, ravioli, fettuccine and the scent of condiment sauces are a promise.
Francesco Private Cook can make excursions in the heart of Tuscany in Val d'Orcia in very natural scenic places in areas where no one will send you. With regard to cooking courses, you can go hiking in local markets where Francesco Private Cook will let you know the genuine products and fresh season products all to organize your cooking class.
Born in Rome, capital rich in sour colors and delicate perfumes, Francesco's great passion for cooking led him to search for new horizons in the culinary field. In Siena, he has specialized over the years in the Tuscan and Umbrian regional cuisine, collaborating in various restaurants and taverns. He got training in abroad working for a year in Austria and Switzerland. Back in Italy, he perfects himself by joining the F.I.C. In collaboration with an agriturismo in Umbria, he teaches the emerging chefs of Russia the traditional Tuscan dishes and promotes typical Sienese products.
This retreat will take place in Tuscany, Italy. The villa is located a few minutes (1.5 kilometers) from the small town of San Casciano dei Bagni, a charming old hamlet with various shops, bars, restaurants, pharmacy, etc. It is accessible by a white road in a good condition, through the wood, immersed in a complete privacy. La Vetrichina is surrounded by the woodland, century-old oaks and yet it is provided by every modern comfort, as a result of recent restoration.
Within a radius of 80 kilometers, there are famous and unique places of beauty in Tuscany such as Montepulciano with its cellars and vineyards, Pienze with its architecture and pecorino, Montalcino heart of the Brunello, Siena and its history, Orvieto, and the Val d'Orcia which is unique in its kind.
The villa is in the middle of Rome and Florence.
During this vacation, you will be served various typical Tuscan local products, such as Chianina meat, vegetables from the garden or local market, local wines, soups and homemade pasta, pizza and homemade bread, hors-d'oeuvres of local producers, and cheeses from the surrounding area, game, and local poultry. The food is predominantly from the Val di Chiana area, where the famous Chianina cows are raised in the heart of Tuscany in the province of Siena. Francesco Private Cook also combines the local typical food with the delicacies from the Umbria and Lazio region.
Francesco Private Cook has complimentary coupon or income for the spa near with hot water at 37/40 degrees.
Please book your flight to arrive at Rome Fiumicino Airport (FCO) or Florence Airport (FLR).
If you come by train, the stop is Chiusi-Chianciano Terme. There, someone from Francesco Private Cook will be waiting for you to take you with their vehicle inside the structure.
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