Since 2005 all the departments of the prestigious Dante Alighieri Siena – Italian Language, Culture, and Gastronomy school have been under the same roof in Via Tommaso Pendola, 37. Our friendly chefs have more than 20 years experience teaching amateurs, seasoned veterans and foodies alike.

The full-professionally equipped kitchen is set up in a way that all students participating in the course will be able to learn hands-on the secrets to creating authentic Italian dishes. At Art & Cooking you will never be just an observer, so roll up your sleeves it’s time to get your hands in the dough! After creating a 4 course meal you will then sit back, relax and enjoy your culinary masterpiece in the beautifully frescoed dining room or panoramic terrace overlooking the city of Siena and the Tuscan hills. 

Art & Cooking hands-on Italian cooking classes have a thematic flair which includes special seasonal recipes as well as traditional Italian, Tuscan and Mediterranean cooking. Encounter the culinary arts like never before by creating fresh vegetable and meat dishes, delectable pasta entrées, poultry dishes and delectable tarts and cakes. At Art & Cooking every meal is prepared with only the finest and freshest ingredients.