Recently renovated The St. Regis Venice, located on the Grand Canal, debuted a one-of-a-kind offering that brings guests on morning market rounds with Executive Chef Giuseppe Ricci before a chef-led cooking session and lunch in the kitchen.
“As they sample delicious produce at the islands and try their hand at tasting Italian classics, guests will be inspired to learn more about traditional foods and dishes of the region,” said Patrizia Hofer, general manager, The St. Regis Venice. “Chef Ricci is a highly creative culinary leader who imaginatively turns fresh local ingredients into classic Italian dishes that elevate the authentic flavours of Venice for our guests. His knowledge and mastery are second to none.”
Participants accompany Ricci to Vignole and Murano islands to seek out fresh seafood, vegetables and herbs that capture the essence of Italian cooking. The experience even allows guests to meet local fisherman and pick the catch of the day. Ricci, born and raised in Puglia, oversees menus as Gio’s Restaurant.
A Day with Chef Giuseppe Ricci, priced starting at 600 euros, includes a first stop at Vignole Island for vegetables and herbs; a second visit to Murano Island for seafood and local bites at a cicchetteria; time in the kitchen at the hotel for a cooking master class, including ingredients, equipment and recipe cards; lunch with Ricci at the Chef’s Table; and private boat transport.
Book by calling 39 041 2400001.
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