Sapori Italiani Cooking classes in Italy

Hands-on cooking classes

Learn about the mediterranean diet

Prepare Italian food from scratch
Nutrition professionals take you into the Italian kitchen
Just because it’s good for you, doesn’t mean it’s not delicious!
All our locations feature exquisite and healthy Mediterranean diet and exciting Italian wines!
Cooking is more fun in Italy!


Sapori Italiani is a 6-night/7-day program of Italian Food&Wine in a spectacular setting. This unique cooking program in the heart of Tuscany will immerse you on a journey through one of the most delicious, fun-loving and healthiest eating lifestyles, the Mediterranean diet. You will experience first-hand the Italian food culture, tasting and cooking the freshest local ingredients. Your sauce pans will sizzle, you’ll eat family style and you’ll enjoy and learn about the heart-healthy olive oils and Italian wines. You will depart knowing how to translate aspects of this lifestyle of eating to your daily routine back home.
Courses are taught by highly qualified Registered Dieticians: Regina Ragone and Elizabeth Fassberg. They make food fun and meaningful!



May May 20 – 26
August August 5 – 11
September September 2 – 8
October October 7 – 13



  • Tuition
  • Accommodation
  • Visit to a local wine producer
  • 3 lunches and 4 dinners
  • 2 Wine tastings

Does not include airfare and ground transportation.
Non-participating companions are welcome! Contact us for details and fees.

2550.00 Euros (double occupancy)
2800.00 Euros (single occupancy)


Hiking – Walk among the vineyards – Nature Discovery – Swimming
Italian lessons
Lessons on Italian wine with a trained sommelier
Wellness Center

Payment Information and Cancellation Policy

Bank wire, bank check and Pay Pal accepted. Bank checks and bank wires should be made out to “Suzanne Branciforte”.
Along with payment, please indicate the name of the student who will be attending the course.

Bank Information
Bank wires must be sent in Euros. Please specify ‘OUR’, ‘Free of bank charges to the recipient’.
Bank wire information

  • Bank: Monte dei Paschi di Siena
  • Agency: Via Cavour 18 – 16031 Bogliasco (Genoa, Italy )
  • IBAN: Will be furnished upon request for payment
  • Recipient: Suzanne Branciforte

Cancellation and Refund Policy
A non-refundable down payment of 10% of total fees should be paid to reserve place in course. Payment in full may be made at any time, no later than six weeks prior to start of course. For cancellations made up to three weeks prior to start of a course, a refund of 50% of total fee paid.
For cancellations made less than three weeks prior to start of course, we will refund 30% of total fee paid.
Any course started must be fully paid and is non-refundable.

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