Tuscan Menus

Bring our chefs home with you and offer your family and friends a fantastic evening with traditional Tuscan dishes and the best Tuscan wines. We’ll organize it all for you and bring the ingredients and wines, all you have to do is provide the kitchen.Choose from one of our suggested menus below or if you have your own ideas please feel free to contact us to discuss them, we'd be delighted to hear from you.

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Suggested Tuscan Menus


  • Pappa al pomodoro or Panzanella (depending on the season)
  • Tagliata di pollo all’aceto balsamico (chicken with balsamic vinegar)
  • Seasonal vegetable side dish
  • Panna cotta with sauce
  • Red wine Chianti Selvapiana, Rufina


  • Hand made pasta: preparation of different kinds of pasta, cut by hand and machine (spaghetti, taglierini, fettuccine, tagliatelle, etc.)
  • Three typical Tuscan sauces: carrettiera, mushroom* and pesto
  • Red wine Chianti collifiorentini Lanciola Impruneta


  • Mezzelune con ricotta e spinaci (typical pasta with a spinach and ricotta filling)
  • Pollo alla cacciatora ( hunter's style chicken)
  • Cantuccini di Prato (traditional Tuscan biscuits with almonds or chocolate)
  • Red wine Sangiovese Lagone Livorno


  • Pesciolino finto
  • Risotto nero alla fiorentina(Florentine “black” risotto made with cuttlefish ink)
  • Calamari in zimino (Squid with Swiss chard)
  • Lemon cake
  • White wine Vernaccia di San Gimignano Casale Falchini


  • Cavolo con le fette
  • Gnocchi al ragù (gnocchi with meat sauce)
  • Arista (roasted Florentine pork loin)
  • Red wine Morellino Le Pupille Scansano


  • Bruschetta with fresh tomatoes
  • Gnocchi con ragu di verdure (gnocchi with seasonal vegetable sauce)
  • Involtini di verdure (Vegetable rolls)
  • Pineapple Tiramisù
  • Red wine Barco Reale Ambra Carmignano

* Subject to seasonal availability

During your dinner we serve good quality Tuscan wines, (which are included in the price). If you would like some special wines, please, check our special wine list, with relative prices.

The price includes:

one of our chefs for up to 12 people and a chef plus waiter for larger numbers, at your premises so long as not more than 10 km from our premises in Florence or Lucca, all the ingredients for the dinner, wines for adults and fruit juices for children, preparation of the meal and clearing up afterwards, washing of kitchen utensils. A supplement is required for locations more than 10 Km from Florence or Lucca.

The apparel and style of our chef and waiting staff will be informal. For elegant dinners, we can also provide everything needed: tables, chairs, linen tablecloths, silver cutlery, crystal glassware etc. Prices and menus to be agreed. Please get in touch for more details


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