Private Tours, Wine and Gastronomy led by Chef Darren McGrady, former chef to Her Majesty the Queen and Princess Diana

October 11th to October 18th, 2019

 

 

Join the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach, in partnership with Getaway2Give, for a one-of-a-kind trip full of private tours, wine and gastronomy, and special meals prepared by Chef Darren McGrady, former chef to Her Majesty the Queen and Princess Diana. This exclusive experience of a lifetime in the heart of Tuscany will be held October 11th, 2019 to October 18th, 2019.

 

Highlights include two days mingling with Chef Darren McGrady and your Cultural Center friends with a lunchtime cooking demonstration, a “Royal Dinner” of the favorites of Queen Elizabeth, Princess Diana and William and Harry as well as a Tuscan-inspired dinner. Cultural Center travelers will also receive one full day’s excursion to a historical Tuscan castle on the Tuscan coast with frescoes and paintings by Fra’ Fillip Lippi and other masters.

Additional excursions and special events include wine tastings, olive oil tastings, cooking classes, fishing on the estate’s private lake, hiking, horseback riding, truffle hunting, winery tours, Ferrari driving tours, and dinner at Osteria Francescana, rated #1 restaurant in the world by “The World’s Best Restaurants”.

A view of the 18 bedroom private estate in the heart of Tuscany

Located just 15 minutes from Florence, “Il Podere Grande di Colle Ramole” was once the family estate of the Ghirlandaio family, headed by Domenicao – a painter whose apprenticing workshops are said to have included Michelangelo. Today, the past survives in five spectacular estate buildings in stunning, tranquil Tuscan surroundings. Guests will enjoy their 7-night stay at this 18-bedroom estate including a tasting room, sauna, Turkish bath, a gym, spa, lounge, custom pool and restaurant. Daily breakfast is included.

This incredible private vacation experience with guests of the Cultural Center of Ponte Vedra Beach will take place from October 11, 2019 to October 18, 2019. The cost for the trip is $7,999 per couple and includes one luxury bedroom with king bedroom suite with private bath, breakfast daily, one lunch and two dinners with Chef Darren McGrady, one full day excursion to an historical Tuscan castle, and an autographed copy of Chef McGrady’s book.

Royal favorites prepared by Chef Darren McGrady

$3,500 deposit required in January, 2019. To book please contact Jennifer Jordan, Community Connections Director of the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra beach at

904-280-0614 Ext. 1202 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

About the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach

The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach was founded in 1994 and will be celebrating its 25th year anniversary next October. The Cultural Center’s mission is to bring the arts into the life of the community through Arts Education, Exhibitions, and Outreach, and by honoring a Donor-Driven Philosophy. The Cultural Center believes that access to the arts is vital to a vibrant community.

The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach is a 501c3 non-profit organization with tax ID #59-3238148. The Cultural Center is located at 50 Executive Way in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082. For more information about the Cultural Center visit ccpvb.org.

About Getaway2Give 

Getaway2Give is helping charities raise money through exceptional travel experiences. Getaway2Give has partnered with the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach to provide this one-of-a-kind Tuscany experience. For more information on Getaway2Give visit gataway2give.net.

Location

50 Executive Way
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida 32082

Phone: (904) 280-0614

Gallery Hours

Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
(After Hour Appointments Available)

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Cultural Center At Ponte Vedra Beach
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Phone: (904) 280-0614

Gallery Hours
Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
(After Hour Appointments Available)

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