Our founder, Ontario Sarracini, was born in Porto San Giorgio in Le Marche, on Italy’s east coast. Discover what is considered to be Italy’s most up and coming gastronomic region. A destination with beautiful landscapes home to phenomenal restaurants and high quality artisanal produce such as Verdicchio wine.
Arrive in Ancona: you will head immediately to your hotel in the Village of Monterado, a castle in the hillside.
Lunch: you will head to the town of Senigallia where you will be having a tremendous meal in a 2 Michelin star restaurant famous all over Italy for its classical fish based dishes.
Afternoon: you will head south towards the Jesi area and visit a premium producer and get a taste of Verdicchio, a fantastic white wine that is increasingly gaining consideration in the world of fine wines.
Dinner: you will head back to Senigallia to have dinner in the other 2 Michelin star restaurant. A completely different experience where the chef will take you through a culinary journey all over the world.
Morning: you will visit the stunning ancient village of Mondavio and have a tour of its beautiful castle.
Lunch: you will have lunch in a small family run trattoria to get an authentic taste of local rustic cuisine.
Afternoon: you will visit a gorgeous private estate and will sample their great wines and olive oils. You will then head to your hotel where you will be spending the next three nights. A charming property run by a Michelin star chef.
Dinner: you will immediately sample his cuisine, a very classical approach using the finest local ingredients.
Morning: the chef will be waiting for you in his kitchen to give you a first introduction to the local culinary traditions. You will then head to his farm and learn about local species.
Lunch: you will eat together with the chef the dishes you have cooked together. Afternoon: a unique experience, you will go truffle hunting! A team of Tartufai will take you to the woods to find this precious jewel! You will then head back to the lab and have a tasting of all their delicious truffle based products.
Dinner: you will head back to the hotel where chef will surprise you with a “themed” menu.
Morning: depending on your interests, several activities can be arranged. You can either play in one of the neighbouring golf courses, go hunting or visit a stunning natural reserve.
Lunch: you will head to a local trattoria where you will have the chance to have truffle inspired menu. Not to be missed!
Afternoon: after lunch you will be visiting some of the region’s finest artisans. Either an unbelievable fresh pasta maker, a tailor specialized in high quality personalized golf shoes or an armament manufacturer famous all over the world.
Dinner: you will be having dinner in a charming local trattoria known for its meat and pasta dishes.
Morning: you will head towards Bologna airport for your flight back.
Lunch: on your way, you will stop by for lunch in what is considered one of Italy’s most up and coming chef. A great opportunity to taste the cuisine of a great chef in the making!