The Borgo Cooking School sits in the heart of the Tuscan countryside surrounded by organic farmland, vineyards, olive groves and vegetable gardens. A center for all types of Tuscan cuisine, the Borgo Cooking School offers an extensive list of courses, classes and cooking workshops for foodies of all levels. Set amidst the productive kitchen gardens of Borgo Santo Pietro, the cooking school provides the perfect backdrop for anyone looking to explore their love of Tuscan food.
From classic pizza and pasta making through to more advanced gourmet classes for professional chefs, Borgo Cooking School offers mouth-watering culinary journeys for cooks of all levels.
Learn traditional Tuscan cooking methods from Mamma Olga, a passionate cook who has 30 years of experience cooking in the most popular restaurants near Borgo and has also cooked for her Tuscan family for over three decades. In her cooking classes, Mamma Olga shares classic family recipes that have been handed down through generations of Tuscan cooks.
Sous Chef Andrea Ferrari teaches the basics of good home-cooked Tuscan food and more advanced gourmet master classes. Our master pizzaiolo teaches the art of making pizza to both adults and children, and explains how to use a traditional wood-fired bread oven.
Executive Chef Andrea Mattei explains “Our philosophy at the Borgo Cooking School is simple; we want to share a love of good food – Tuscan style. Enjoy the pleasure of nurturing, harvesting and eating locally grown Tuscan food in the most atmospheric and inspiring of settings. The Borgo Cooking School encapsulates all that is good about seasonal cooking. From a Tuscan garden to a Tuscan kitchen table – plain, simple, perfect.”