Emilia Romagna LUXURY
Traditionally known as the “Learned”, the “Fat” and the “Red”, Bologna is a medieval jewel that enchants everyone with the charm of its illustrious past. This splendid city is renowned as the home of Europe’s oldest university, the heir to a sublime culinary tradition, an ancient village famous for the warm colours of its buildings, churches, and squares. A city of towers, and home to the world’s longest arcades, appointed as one of the World Heritage Sites.
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Fishing With Cousin Pepè At The Foot Of Etna
Meet Saro your guide, then trek on the ancient lava rock path “Le Chiazzette” that brought fishermen from the centre of Acireale to the port of Santa Maria La Scala. Arrival at the port, meet with Pepè. Board and sail. During the trip, Pepè will tell you all about his life, his profession and secrets of squid fishing. At sunset, squid fishing. Dinner on the boat and return to port. Quote, reference 4479.
Gourmet Aperitif Peck Milan
Enter a high-class Milanese delicatessen and taste the best Italian Prosecco paired with local delicacies. Visit the famous Peck Enoteca close to Milan’s Duomo and enjoy an aperitif of Italian prosciutto, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and Prosecco wine. Sample complimentary wine and cheese, along with some of Peck's famous pâté. Sip a Prosecco di Valdobbiadene, sourced from among the bottles of rare magnums that enrich the emporium’s whites, reds, rosés, Italian and French sparkling wines.
Moonlit Dinner in the Val Di Sole
An experience that you definitely can't miss during your vacation in the Val di Sole! Catch a ride on a snowmobile, strap on your snowshoes, grab your ski mountaineering equipment or simply walk up to the mountain hut surrounded by the silence of the mountains at sunset. Then visit the mountain huts and chalets in Val di Sole! A range of places are available for your magical dinner.
Dinner In The Vineyards
An experience to be shared with a group of friends: different experiences and passions, stories and curiosities to tell a table of new friends.A late-summer dinner before the start of the harvest, immersed in the unique charm of the Langhe area (Piedmont). You will be able to immerse yourself in the flavour and scent of the hills enjoying a a sensory and culinary experience: a dinner in the vineyard accompanied by the wines of the vineyard's cellar.
Candle-lit Dinner In Matera
Dining in a unique space, a church carved out of rock. With dozens of lit candles, an open fire and classical music; this once sacred space becomes an enchanting dining room where you can discover new flavours and enjoy the best local cuisine created by our selected chef. Truly romantic.
Do You Need to Impress?
We know all the hip places, where to go and what to do and it is only because we know about them through our own experiences, our client's experiences or from our suppliers...so if you are after that special place do let us know. We have been around for more than 20 years and during all this time not only have we travelled back and forth but we also have our clients who do part of the work for us.
Dining at the Chef‘s Table
Go back to the origin of Taste! Eat in the very heart of the kitchen. You will be given a kitchen tour and be served a bespoke menu using the finest Venetian market products. You will be given the chance to help plate up and assist and call service.....all 5 star!
An Intimate Dining Affair
A dining private affair in Florence. Some unique options.
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You need a spot for al fresco dining, you are after that roof terrace with the view, that spot on the beach, that special place..Let Us know and we will look after you.
Fancy an Italian Party?
We can cater for all parties, celebrations and of course Italian weddings. Whatever event you wish to plan just ask, give us an idea of your budget and let us do it all for you. For ideas and possibilities...
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Need A Cook?
We have a range of villas and apartments to offer but you may not want to spend time cooking as after all this is your holiday. Do not worry as we can arrange for local cooks or chefs to come along and prepare meals. From breakfast right through to dinner and if you feel you need to eat in between.. just let us know.
Master The Art of Risotto
Get ready to learn the art of cooking Milanese Risotto! Cook with Roberto and he will be your personal chef and Italian food insider...."I look forward to teaching you every step of the typical recipe and will reveal all the tricks of the trade to cook a perfect chef style Risotto, as you would eat in the best Italian restaurants".
Can I Have Some More...MEAT!
Get a true taste of Naples with an authentic, meat-based dinner at a renowned local restaurant with panoramic city views. With the assistance of a local guide, avoid tourist traps and ensure a memorable and delicious meal. Take in some of the city’s historical highlights and stop to take photos on the way to dinner during a brief sightseeing tour. 3-course meal included. Complimentary hotel pickup and drop-off is included for a convenient and fun night out on the town. VT.
Street Food Frenzy...
Discover a range of street food tours....there are just so many to offer.
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Culinary Cooking In The Woods
Who doesn't love food and nature? During this private cooking experience with Marco, only 1-hour from Milan, you get the chance to prepare delicious Italian dishes from a unique location: the woods of the Ticino Natural Park! Marco is a passionate Personal Chef and can't wait to share his favourite recipes with you!
Leave the bustling city vibes of Naples and treat yourself to a private boat experience with an exclusive authentic lunch and bubbly prosecco! Along the way, you can enjoy magnificent sights: from Roman ruins to impressive Mount Vesuvius. Marvel at the Posillipo coast and much more!
Dining on board is available throughout Italy.
Happy Hour Italian Style Florence
Get a taste of the aperitivo, Italy’s popular happy hour tradition, on a 2.5-hour tour in Florence. Begin the evening at a gelato shop with a palate-pleasing taste of mojito sorbet before heading to two wine bars to partake in happy hour Florentine-style. Sample a delicious spread of Tuscan cheeses and salami while sipping some regional vino. Numbers are limited to 12 people to ensure an intimate experience. VT.
Festivals & Events
Fancy visiting Italy when there are events and festivals and where the whole city, town or village comes out to party and eat. It is party time all year round in Italy....!
Home Dinner With Chef Taormina
With this dining experience, you’ll be able to sidestep the tourist scene for an evening meal in the home of a Sicilian chef couple. Sit on a terrace near the sea for a traditional 4-course dinner accompanied by local wines. While you eat, enjoy the company of locals, who are more than happy to share stories about Sicily and the region. 4-course dinner. VT.
Milan Does Street Food
Savour the delectable street foods of Milan on this 3-hour food tour. Explore the Navigli and Porta Ticinese areas as you learn about popular Milanese dishes and the history behind them. Sample delicious cheeses, fried cutlets, creamy gelato, and of course, some tasty pizza. Follow your guide as he points out important landmarks in between nibbles. Tours are kept small to ensure a more personalised experience for all involved. VT.
Live the tradition of the mushroom at this restaurant with a menu designed with just mushrooms in mind! Quote reference 4432a.
Discovering New Foods
Italy is not only about pizza and pasta, each region has something completely different to offer. Immerse yourself in the flavours which surround you.
The World of The Gelato
Discover the world of the Gelato and look out for the different flavours and there are so many of them. We also guide you to the "produzione propria" and "artigianale" gelateria, where the gelato is prepared by hand using only natural ingredients and of course recipes kept from "Our Great Great Grandfather". Or if you fancy getting your hands into some ice cream making, let us know as there are a range of classes available throughout the country.
Picnic In Piemonte
Visit the winery, enjoy a spot of wine tasting and ‘Picnic’ in the vineyard with some Carne cruda, insalata russa, vitello tonnato, plates of cheese/salumi – dessert, 1 bottle of wine per 4 persons, bread and water. In case of bad weather conditions, this activity can take place in the cellar.
From the Simple.....
You are in Italy just for a few days and just want somewhere easy and laid back where you can eat and enjoy your time.....
From Michelin Star to.....
...The Gourmet. You are after that something special, unique or different. Italy has a range of great restaurants which cater to your every need and more!
You have some needs and requirements, you need gluten free or vegetarian options perhaps? Let us know and we will ensure that everyone knows and will look after you throughout.
Galleon Dinner Cruise In Venice
Starting from Venice, we will sail towards Murano, famous for the masterpieces of the glassmaker, Mazzorbo. Then on to Burano with the characteristic coloured houses and Torcello, to head again towards Venice and toast in front of the breathtaking square of San Marco. During the cruise you will savour the delicate taste of the dishes carefully prepared by our chef on board and enjoy your candle-lit evening with your beloved! Also available for weddings and private parties.
From your Italian Breakfast and of course not forgetting the Espresso. Do you need a breakfast hamper delivered to your villa, champagne breakfast, strawberries and chocolate...?
Calling All Chocoholics....
Enjoy our unique tour in Umbria with the culmination being the EuroChocolate Festival, where you will indulge in two whole days of chocolate. What else could you possibly ask for.
Enjoy an Italian dinner in Rome
Enjoy an Italian dinner in Rome with opera artists. Join Fabrizio (an opera set designer) and his partner for a delicious Italian dinner prepared with regional products. Both opera artists, they will introduce you to Italian cuisine and the fascination it holds. Come hungry and curious! Enjoy a 5-course dinner in their home.
Wine Tasting With Dinner Venice
Have a superb dinner with wine tasting in one of the best restaurants in Venice, just a few minutes walk from St Mark's Square. Here you can enjoy a 4-course dinner accompanied by 4 wonderful wines. This restaurant is noted as one of the Top 10 best restaurants in Venice. In the summer months dine in the elegant surroundings of a Venetian courtyard, or in the winter the unique interior of an old sailing vessel.
...A Birthday Treat
...An anniversary dinner, a romantic dinner for 2, a family get-together......?
At the Dinner Table
Enjoy a 5-course dinner with paired wines. Dine in a cosy Roman house close to Appia Antica and enjoy a 5-course home dinner prepared with love and skill. Taste Roman dishes prepared with seasonal local ingredients, all prepared for you by one of the best "formaggieri" (cheese experts) in Rome! His cheese stand has been reviewed by major food guides. He is considered to be among the 10 best in the city.
Dinner In The Chianti Vineyard
A starlit dinner right inside the vineyards will give you the chance to immerse yourself in the ancient farmer’s tradition and live an experience of the senses, soaking up the colours, the flavours and the smells of the countryside. Other than enjoying a delicious typical dinner of local products and dishes, you will be surrounded by the splendid and charming landscape made up of rows of vines, which so quaintly characterise the Chianti region.