Hi! I'm Simonella.

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wilmaCesarina from 2018
My speciality: 'Casarecci alla nana'
I speak: Spanish, Italian, English

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I offer vegetarian alternatives

Chianti, land of great wines and a noteworthy gastronomic tradition. Here, in the town of Gaiole, an authentic artistic and historical jewel that boasts a delicious cuisine, as well, we meet Simonella.


Our Cesarina’s cooking respects family traditions, but with innovation and imagination. Her passion was born from her previous job where she worked as a restaurateur, and from her family, from whom she learned simplicity and authenticity in her cooking, which is closely linked to the territory and the seasons. The ingredients she uses are always fresh, they go perfectly with a good glass of Chianti and their flavors are enhanced by love and imagination.

My specialities

- 'Pane amore e fantasia' (variegated croutons), caprese from Chianti

- 'Casarecci alla nana'

- 'Pollo in cantina'

- Grilled vegetables

- White chocolate mousse and strawberries

- Tuscan black crostini, flan from Crete Senesi, carpaccio with chiantigiane herbs

- Risotto with porcini mushrooms

- Beef fillet with truffle and Chianti (wine)

- Chianti puree

- Siena cream

Clean and safe

Our hosts are updated on the latest hygiene and social distancing protocols

At your service

Our team of Culinary Guides are there every step of the way to provide assistance

Safe purchases & Cancellation policy

Guaranteed payments and free cancellation up to 24h before the start

Reviews from our guests

Find out what people thought of their experience with Simonella

Simonella and her family were so gracious and welcoming! We had the best time learning how to make gnudi, pici all'aglione and tiramisu from them! The meal was absolutely delicious and we cannot wait to try to make it for friends when we're back home!

Megan & Adam

June 2022