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1 Star Chef

Friends and Families Private Lunch/Dinner in Tuscany

This is the perfect choice for families and small groups to enjoy a casual, home cooked Tuscan meal. Let the chef do the work for you and prepare the traditional dishes that local families eat every day. Rustic, delicious, authentic food that chef Davide has loved his whole life.

There are plenty of meat, fresh seafood, vegetarian and real traditional local dishes to choose from (gluten free pasta also available). You will get a full 4-course meal of your choice that includes a starter, main, side and dessert. Service and cleaning are included. And wine pairing of two local wonderful wines selected by the chef are offered as add on.

Enjoy your stay in Tuscany to the fullest and get that extra day of relaxation at your villa or apartment enjoying your friends and treating yourself with a private chef cooking a great meal for you at affordable prices.

You can also book multiple nights or mix and match different offers such as Pizza Party, Antipasti Platters, Streetfood Panini and Dinner Ready. Each one brings a slightly different experience to your stay. 

 Item Basic Price for 4 people Extra person
4 Course Meal 
4 dishes of your choice from the menu items below
490 EUR 70 EUR
Add Wine 100 EUR 15 EUR

 

YOU WILL BE CHOOSING 4 DISHES FROM THE MENUS BELOW. Once you have booked Chef Davide will contact you to go over the options and help you determine exactly the right menu for you. 

Number of People
Regular price €490.00 EUR
Regular price Sale price €490.00 EUR
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Tax included.

BOOK NOW TO RESERVE YOUR DATES

We offer a full refund within 24 hours of booking.

After that time, please see our Cancellation Policy (below).

Chef Davide will contact after you book to go through your menu, logistics and timing.

If your location is outside Volterra, Lajatico or San Gimignano area you’ll receive a separate invoice of €90 for travel expenses, due at the time of confirmation.

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Cancellation Policy

Please contact support@1starchef.com if you wish to cancel your booking.

We offer a full refund within 24 hours of booking.

After 24 hours have passed, we retain a percentage of the entire booking amount as a cancellation fee, depending on how much time remains before your event

 From To Amount of original booking retained as cancellation fee 
Reservation Day 50 days until date of booked service 30%
49 days until date of booked service 30 days until date of booked service 50%
29 days until date of booked service 15 days until date of booked service 70%
14 days until date of booked service 0 days until date of booked service 100%

Chef Requirements and Advice

  1. The Chef need access to the kitchen at least an hour before the start of the event

  2. The kitchen must be clean and free of any personal belonging

  3. The event will start at the schedule time even if not all the guests are present

  4. We will not provide silverware, plates and glassware, make sure to have the necessary on stock

  5. We will use any utensils and pantry available in the kitchen if necessary

  6. Make sure oven and stove are properly working

  7. The dining or working table must be set up by you prior the chef arrival

  8. If kids are present please make sure to monitor them closely and kept off the kitchen and service area

  9.  At the end our team will leave the kitchen clean but not the dining table if guests are still sitting

  10.  Estimate time of event may vary based on the type of menu

  11.  We are not responsible for missing or stolen articles

  12.  Dogs must be kept on leash and off the kitchen and service area at all times

  13.  If any of these requirements are not in place we reserve the right to leave the premises at any time without providing any service and/or any refund

  14.  Please advise the chef of any allergy and/or dietary requirement prior to preparation starting

Travel Policy

A 90 EUR travel flat fee will apply to any area outside Volterra, San Gimignano and Lajatico.

Travel charges will be applied once the booking is confirmed. 

Menu Choices

ANTIPASTI/Starters

Vegetarian

ROTOLINI DI ZUCCHINE - Grilled zucchini rolls filled with stracchino cheese and chives

BRUSCHETTE MISTE - Mixed bruschetta, tomato & basil, beans and sage, olio and rosemary.

PANZANELLA FIORENTINA - Florentine bread salad with basil, tomato, cucumber and onion

POMODORI RIPIENI ALLA PANZANELLA - Fresh tomatoes filled with Panzanella Fiorentina

ROTOLINI DI MELANZANE - Grilled eggplant rolls filled with pesto, gorgonzola and walnuts

INSALATA DI FARRO - Farro barley salad with tomatoes, arugula, basil, cucumber, celery

INSALATA DI VERDURE GRIGLIATE - Arugula and grilled vegetable salad

PERE E PECORINO - Spinach salad with pears, Pecorino, almonds and honey dressing

FUNGHI E PARMIGIANO - Mushroom salad with Parmigiano, arugula and balsamic

BURRATA E PESTO DI RUCOLA -Mozzarella burrata with arugula pesto and garlic crostini

 

Meat

CROSTINI TOSCANI - Traditional chicken liver pate’ crostini

CROSTINI DI CAVOLO E SALSICCIA - Tuscan kale and sausage crostini

ROTOLINI DI PROSCIUTTO - Prosciutto rolls filled with certosa, arugula and salsa verde

INSALATA SALAME E FICHI - Green salad with salametto, figs and pecorino

INSALATA DI PROSCIUTTO E NOCI - Green salad with prosciutto, walnut and goat cheese

 

Seafood

GUAZZETTO DI COZZE E VONGOLE - Steamed clams and mussels with white wine broth

GAMBERI AL MIELE E PEPERONCINO - Sauteed spicy prawns with honey-peperoncino glaze

TONNO CIPOLLA E POMODORI - Tomato salad with cured tuna, basil, onion and olive oil

POLPO E PATATE - Octopus and potato salad with parsley and garlic

INSALATA DI MARE - Green salad with shrimps, mussels, clams and lemon dressing

Main Course Options

VEGETARIAN

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PAPPA AL POMODORO

Tuscan  bread and basil thick soup

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PEPERONATA

Braised bell pepper, potatoes, basil stew

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PASTA E FAGIOLI

Cannellini bean and pasta thick soup

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PASTA E CECI

Garbanzo bean and pasta thick soup

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ZUPPA DI FARRO

Farro barley, beans, vegetable thick soup

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MELANZANE ALLA PARMIGIANA

Eggplant Parmigiana

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PICI CACIO E PEPE

Artisan Pici Senesi with traditional Pecorino cheese sauce

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PICI ALL’ AGLIONE

Artisan Pici Senesi pasta with traditional tomato & garlic sauce

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PACCHERI CARCIOFI E PORRI

Artisan Paccheri pasta with artichokes-leek ragu’

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SPAGHETTI AGLIO OLIO E PEPERONCINO

Spaghetti olive oil, garlic and peperoncino

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SPAGHETTI POMODORO MOZZARELLA E BASILICO

Spaghetti tomato, basil, mozzarella

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SPAGHETTI AL PESTO DI RUCOLA E NOCI

Spaghetti arugula & walnut pesto

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PENNE PEPERONI E MASCARPONE

Penne with bell pepper-basil sauce and mascarpone

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RISOTTO CARCIOFI PECORINO E ZAFFERANO

Risotto artichokes, Pecorino, saffron

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RISOTTO RADICCHIO E GORGONZOLA

Risotto with radicchio and gorgonzola cheese

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STUFATO DI CARCIOFI E BACCELLI

Artichokes, fava beans, potatoes stew

 

MEAT

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TORTELLINI IN BRODO

Meat tortellini with broth

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TORTELLINI PANNA PROSCIUTTO E PISELLI

Meat tortellini with ham, peas and cream

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RAVIOLI AL SUGO

Spinach and ricotta ravioli, Tuscan meat ragu

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PACCHERI AL SUGO TOSCANO Paccheri

with Tuscan meat ragu

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PACCHERI AL SUGO E BESCIAMELLA Paccheri

with meat ragu and bechamel

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PACCHERI FEGATINI PISELLI E MARSALA

Paccheri with chicken liver, peas and Marsala

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PENNE ALLA BOSCAIOLA

Penne with pancetta and mushroom ragu

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PENNE AL POLLO E PESTO ROSSO

Penne with chicken and creamy sun dried tomato pesto

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RISOTTO SALSICCIA E FUNGHI

Risotto with sausage and mushroom

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STUFATO DI POLLO E PATATE

Chicken and potatoes stew

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STUFATO DI MANZO E PEPERONI

Beef and bell pepper stew

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PETTO DI POLLO AL LIMONE

Chicken breast with lemon-butter sauce

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PETTO DI POLLO ALLA PIZZAIOLA

Chicken scaloppine, tomato, mozzarella and capers

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INVOLTINI DI POLLO

Chicken rolls filled with prosciutto, mozzarella, sage-butter sauce

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BISTECCA PROSCIUTTO E FONTINA

Pork chop with prosciutto, fontina, wine sauce

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ARISTA DI MAIALE RIPIENA AL SALAMETTO

Roasted pork loin filled with salametto

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BRACIOLINE IN UMIDO

Breaded pork scaloppine with tomato-garlic sauce

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STRACCETTI ALL’OLIO

Sauteed beef strips with garlic, rosemary, olive oil

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BRACIOLINE RIPIENE

Beef rolls filled with prosciutto and cheese, tomato sauce

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SALSICCE E PEPERONI

Roasted sausage with bell peppers and potatoes

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SALSICCE E FAGIOLI

Tuscan sausage and beans, garlic, tomato and sage

 

SEAFOOD

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PENNE COZZE SALSICCIA E PEPERONCINO

Penne with mussels, sausage & peperoncino

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PENNE GAMBERI E SALSA ROSA

Penne with prawns and creamy pink sauce

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PENNE COZZE E VONGOLE AL POMODORO

Penne with mussels, clams and tomato

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SPAGHETTI ALLO SCOGLIO

Spaghetti with fresh shellfish light tomato-wine sauce

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SPAGHETTI ALLE VONGOLE

Spaghetti with fresh clams white wine sauce

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RISOTTO AI FRUTTI DI MARE

Risotto with fresh shellfish

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GAMBERI AL PROSCIUTTO

Pan roasted prawns wrapped with prosciutto, beans spread

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BACCALA’ ALLA LIVORNESE

Cured cod Livornese, tomato, olives ,capers

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SEPPIE IN UMIDO

fresh squid cuttlefish braised with tomato-red wine sauce

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COZZE AL MARSALA

Fresh mussels with creamy sage-Marsala sauce

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SALMONE POMODORO OLIVE E CAPPERI

Roasted salmon, lemon, capers, olives

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SALMONE AL PROSCIUTTO E OLIVE

Prosciutto wrapped salmon filet, oregano, olives

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PANINO DI LIVORNO

Sandwich baguette, prosciutto, salsa verde, onion-tomato marinated

SIDES AND DESSERT

SIDES 

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FAGIOLINI IN UMIDO - Tuscan green beans braised with tomato sauce

PISELLINI SALTATI - Sauteed peas with garlic and parsley

CECI All’ ASIAGO E ROSMARINO - Sauteed garbanzo with rosemary  and Asiago cheese

RAPINI AGLIO E OLIO - Sauteed rabes with garlic and olive oil

SPINACI ALL’ AGRO - Sauteed spinach with lemon, garlic and olive oil

CARCIOFI AL LIMONE - Steamed artichoke with lemon and olive oil

FAGIOLI ALL’ UCCELLETTO - Cannellini beans with sage, garlic and light tomato sauce

PATATE RIFATTE - Twice cooked potatoes with tomato sauce

PATATE FRITTE - Fried potatoes with rosemary

SALVIA FRITTA - Fried sage leaves

FUNGHI TRIFOLATI - Mushroom Trifolati

VERDURE ALLA GRIGLIA - Grilled seasonal vegetables with olive oil and balsamic glaze

 

DESSERT

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PESCHE ALLA VERNACCIA - Fresh peaches with Vernaccia wine, lemon on vanilla gelato

ZABAGLIONE CON LE FRAGOLE - Cold egg cream Zabaglione with strawberries

CANTUCCI E VIN SANTO - Tuscan almond cookies Cantuccini & Vin Santo dessert wine

TORTA DI MELE CON GELATO - Apple tart with gelato

TORTA DELLA NONNA - Pine nuts custard cake

TIRAMISU - Traditional coffee mascarpone Tiramisu’

CREMA DI MASCARPONE - Cream of Mascarpone with berries

 

 

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