Two true giants of Italian hospitality will soon join forces to create an unprecedented culinary journey that elevates The good life to new heights.
On July 6, 2022, Massimo Bottura – the world-renowned chef behind Osteria Francescana, Modena’s three-star Michelin restaurant that is one of the most coveted reserves on the planet – will bring his singular vision to the Saporium’s cuisine, the rarefied fine-diner at the historic seaside resort of Borgo Santo Pietro in the Tuscan hamlet of Palazzetto, about 60 miles south of Florence.
Bottura will design a seven-course tasting menu exclusively for the occasion, incorporating some of Osteria Francescana’s signature dishes, for up to 20 guests. The €1,250 (about $1,315) per person cost includes wines from Borgo’s 1,200-bottle cellar, a carefully curated collection of prestigious vintages from Italy and beyond.
This unprecedented and ultra-exclusive event will marry Borgo’s ground-to-plate philosophy, “beyond organic”, with Bottura’s wildly creative reimagining of Italian cuisine. It will rely on a dazzling abundance of unrivaled provisions to cast its epicurean charm: the 300-acre artful grounds encompass a or for (culinary garden) loaded with fruits, vegetables, herbs and edible flowers, as well as an artisan cheese factory and a top notch team of pickers, bakers and even a fermentation specialist.
While you don’t have to be a Borgo Santo Pietro guest to reserve a seat at Bottura’s table, you’ll want to be – and thankfully a few of its 20 exquisite rooms remain available for the evening. Combining nature and luxury arguably better than any other hotel in Europe, if not the world, and impeccably designed around a 13eA century-old villa, the enchanting and painful estate is home to rolling vineyards, riverside pastures and 13 acres of beautifully manicured gardens, among countless other charms.
Guests can cook homemade pasta at the state-of-the-art cooking school, tour the lab where Borgo co-founder Jeanette Thottrup developed Seed to Skin, the resort’s all-natural luxury skincare line, or borrow the winding roads of Tuscany for an exhilarating Vespa excursion. , to name just a few of the activities on offer.
To book dinner on July 6 or for more information, contact Borgo Santo Pietro Saporium at [email protected], or call +39 0577 75 12 22.