Daniel Rosati’s 
               La Villa Cucina
Culinary Travel Programs & Cooking School Vacations

Daniel Rosati's 
La Villa Cucina 

Preview 2020

The Tuscan Riviera and 
Liguria’s Cinque Terre

June 6 ~ 14, 2020

The Splendors of Sicily 2020

October 4 ~ 13, 2020

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The Splendors of Sicily 2020


Newly Designed Program for October 2019...
Includes highlights of my popular Autumn in Italy program with visits to Tuscany's charming hill towns and cities of Cortona, Montepulciano & Siena!

Autumn in Umbria and Tuscany

October 5 ~ 12, 2019

Umbria, often referred to as “The green heart of Italy”, an unspoiled region dotted with medieval hill towns. Classes and lodging are held at the beautiful 
Villa di Monte Solare, a restored agricultural complex dating back to the seventeenth century. The estate is located amidst scenic olive groves and Vineyards, its sloping hills spread over 60 hectares of land. Two swimming pools, tennis courts and a full service spa are available to enjoy during your stay. 
Located near Panicale in the region of Umbria, Villa di Monte Solare is conveniently located minutes away from Perugia, Assisi and many other important historic, artistic and cultural towns of the region may be viewed from its grounds.

Highlights Include…

~ Luxurious Accommodations at the Beautiful Villa di Monte Solare.
~ Regional Italian Culinary Lessons & Tastings with Daniel.
~ Lunch with the Winemakers at Tenuta Pardi.
~ An Authentic Truffle Hunt and Truffle Cooking Class.
~ Ceramic Painting Demonstration in Historic Deruta.
~ Delicious Dining Experiences at Daniel's Personally Selected Restaurants.
~ Special Guided Day Trips to Siena & Assisi.
~ Mineral Bath & Spa Services Available at La Muse Spa, onsite at Villa di Monte Solare.
~ Private Chauffeured Transportation.

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Autumn in Umbria and Tuscany

Sardinia ~ Italy’s Island Paradise
"I am pleased to announce a NEW program celebrating my 21st season!"

I hope you will join me for this delicious culinary week…

With Regrets...This Program is Fully Booked!

Sardinia - Italy’s Island Paradise

June 16 ~ 24, 2019

20th Anniversary Programs

The Best of Tuscany and Umbria
"I am pleased to announce an additional NEW program celebrating my 20th anniversary season!"

I hope you will join me for this delicious culinary week…

The Best of Tuscany & Umbria 2018

October 6 ~ 14, 2018

The Splendors of Sicily
With Regrets, Registration is Closed for this Program!
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The Splendors of Sicily 2018
~2017 ~
La Primavera

Tuscan Treasures:
Registration is Closed for this Program!
June 10 ~ June 17, 2017
As Spring arrives, the air fills with the sweet scent of Acacia... the hills of Tuscany Become a sea of yellow as the Saggina bursts into bloom. Outdoor markets overflow with the abundance of the season… herbs; artichokes, wild fennel and asparagus inspire the Epicurean, beckoning us to the kitchen. This week we will enjoy a day trip to historic island of Elba, full participation cooking classes, plus visits and tastings to several of Tuscany’s most exclusive wine producers.

A Savory Sojourn... Apulia & Amalfi
Registration is Closed for this Program!

October 3 ~ October 11, 2017
A Savory Sojourn ~ Apulia & Amalfi

~2016 ~
Autumn in Umbria:
October 8 ~ 15, 2016
Registration Closed for this Program...

Umbria, often referred to as “the green heart of Italy”, is an unspoiled region dotted with medieval hill towns and villages. Perugia, the main city, well known for its elegant shops and museums... Nearby Assisi, a center of religious arts and culture. Orvieto, Torgiano and Montefalco produce the regions famous wines. Deruta, hand made ceramics capital of the world! Spoleto, Trevi and Todi, picturesque hill towns with breathe taking views, each surrounded by olive groves producing some of the most exquisite olive oil Italy has to offer… and Spoleto, well known for its annual performing arts festival and delicious truffles!
Now at the beautiful Villa di Monte Solare with full Spa treatments available on-site at “La Muse”!

On Request Programs for Groups of 8 or More…
The Splendors of Sicily:

Sicily, a feast for the senses awaits us on this magical island…dividing our days between Palermo, Catania and Taormina we will explore this regions culinary and cultural delights. From its glistening seascapes, ancient temples and volcanoes…to delicious foods from open-air markets, freshly caught seafood, mountain cheeses and incredible wines…plus the finest gelato and cannoli!
Il Palio, Tuscany & Umbria:

This Season, I offer a very special Buon Ferragosto Summer program highlighting Tuscany & Umbria. Not only is August the perfect less crowded time to be in Italy, it is the best time to enjoy a very unique event Il Palio horse race in Siena ...I hope you’ll join me for some incredible cooking classes, food, wine, culture & fun!

California Dreamin’:

Join me for a memorable Mini-Holiday of relaxation, culinary travel and culture!!
For pricing, terms and other important details visit our Itinerary page.