Good Tastes of Tuscany, Offering Unique and One-of-a-Kind Gluten-Free Culinary Experiences

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The iconic Tuscan Estate offers a selection of cooking classes and culinary experiences for gluten-free foodies and professional chefs.


Good Tastes of Tuscany Cooking School, is offering unique opportunities for gluten-free foodies and culinary professionals alike to embark on a delicious and educational culinary adventure in Florence. Located 12 kilometers from the center of Florence, the estate is home to 150 hectares of stunning forests, vineyards, and olive groves. The estate is the ideal environment to discover the real Tuscan countryside, as it not only is beautiful, but contains deep history. The elegant castle at The Villa Pandolfini Estate has accommodated guests such as Napoleon Bonaparte and King Charles VII of France. Accommodation during your culinary vacation is either in The Villa Pandolfini or in one of the traditional farmhouses, to truly make visitors experience the life of living in a traditional Tuscan home.    

Enjoy preparing and eating the authentic delicacies of Italy without a concern for allergies, as these classes are specifically tailored for those with a strictly gluten-free diet. Learn how to make gluten-free pasta and other traditional dishes incorporating the flavors of the local cuisine.

“The individual dishes taught are a real cross-section of Italian cooking…Your cooking class exceeded all expectations. We look forward to showcasing many great trips and providing quality travel tips.”

Starting in September, Good Tastes of Tuscany will be launching courses for both professional chefs looking to increase their experience with gluten-free Italian cooking, and for foodies looking for an authentic, delectable, and educational experience. Interested chefs will be immersed in the course for two weeks, while one week courses are offered for others, along with several other options.

The chefs and educators at Good Tastes of Tuscany are trained specifically in Tuscan cuisine and lead students on a hands-on experience in which they will prepare, cook, serve, and eat. The chefs are specifically trained in cooking for Celiac Disease as well as other food intolerances.

With six different gluten-free cooking adventures to choose from, there is an experience to fit everyone’s ideal itinerary. Whether seeking a few hours, a full day-long immersion, or multiple-day experiences, each opportunity will leave gluten-free travelers fulfilled with a traditional Tuscan experience.

There is no shortage of options for those that want to delve deeper into their culinary adventures. Optional market tours are offered, which enables guests to visit local markets with the chefs. For the more intense culinary programs, individuals will learn to prepare over 30 courses, and have the opportunity to explore and experience culinary activities around the surrounding Tuscan Estate. See where traditional olive oil and wine are produced and enjoy tastings along the way.

Commenting on the unique experience, one chef stated: “I wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed participating in your Tuscan cooking experience. As a chef on board a corporate jet, I was looking forward to learning some new recipes I could cook on the plane. On the way home I indeed did cook the stuffed onions with pecorino cheese and the Tuscan chicken with pine nuts, red onion, raisins, white wine, and black olives.”

For more information on Good Tastes of Tuscany gluten-free culinary offerings, visit , or call at (+39) 3356898344

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