Events Calendar of Taste & FuoridiTaste 2019 07-09 March 2020


Baking school / Fusion breads

Stazione Leopolda - Teatro dell'Opera

Viale Fratelli Rosselli, 5 - Firenze

Workshop curated by Nicola Giuntini (Panificio Giuntini, Quarrata)
with Piero Capecchi.

info & reservations:

free workshop, admission ticket to the fair with special rate €15. Reservations is required, limited seats - FULLY BOOKED


Activities: drawing, making dough, tasting, photographing


Via Santa Maria 38r, Firenze

Day’s activities: 10:00 Breakfast with Luna Colombini, 2 hours of coloring for children and parents | 12:30 making pasta with Rebecca Di Benedetto to get things started | 14:30 the Nordic way to make bread with Katrine Lokke, Copenhagen A / R | 16:00 appetizer with Francesca Procopio, 3 hours of Food Styling & Photography workshops. Design products for design fans supplied by Parentesi Quadra Food Division.

 info & reservations:

 price: €10 (bread & materials included) / €60 workshop


Hands in dough with Style Piccoli


Via del Fosso Macinante 4, Firenze

Even preparing a simple bread can be a way to stimulate children's imagination and creativity. In this workshop, 20 mini-chefs will put their hands in dough like real artists under the guidance of a master baker of La Buonerìa restaurant. At the end of the workshop there will be a tasty snack with bread and chocolate!

info & reservations:

 free event for children aged 4 years, reservation is required (limited seats) - FULLY BOOKED


New bakeries: Evolution and Revolution

Stazione Leopolda - Teatro dell'Opera - Area Ring

Viale Fratelli Rosselli 5, Firenze

Alessandro Longhin (Forno Collettivo Milano), Pasquale Polito (Forno Brisa Bologna) and Matteo Piffer (Panificio Moderno Trento) in conversation with Laura Lazzaroni, writer and author of “Altri Grani Altri Pani.”

from 12:00pm (lunchtime)

Frescobaldi finds a niche in Friuli: Friultrota

Ristorante Frescobaldi

Piazza della Signoria 31, Firenze

Menu with Friultrota products: antipasto of creamed cod, agretti and focaccia with rosemary and Laudemio Frescobaldi; first course of creamed spelt with Laudemio Frescobaldi and smoked trout cheeks with artichokes. Paired with Alìe Rosé from Tenuta Ammiraglia in Tuscany, water and coffee.

info & reservations:
+39.055.284724 - ​​

 price: €22


Lancio nuovo menù 2019

Diadema Wine Bar

Via Imprunetana per Tavarnuzze 19, Impruneta (FI)

Special menu paired with Diadema Damare wines (white and rosé). 

info & reservations:

price: €30


Souvenir of Tuscan childwood

Spazio Fumoir - Club Amici del Toscano - Stazione Leopolda

Viale Fratelli Rosselli 5, Firenze

Presentation and free tasting of bread-wine-chocolate (reimagining of the classic bread-wine-sugar) prepared by the chef of Golden View restaurant Paolo Secci.

admission to the fair with ticket (check fees and times here)


Baking school

Stazione Leopolda - Teatro dell'Opera

Viale Fratelli Rosselli, 5 - Firenze

Workshop cureted by Davide Longoni (Longoni Milano), Pasquale Polito (Forno Brisa Bologna) and Matteo Piffer (Panificio Moderno Trento).

 info & reservations:
+39 055 3693304

free workshop, admission ticket to the fair with special rate €15. Reservations is required, limited seats - FULLY BOOKED


Geography and the Lexicon of Bread

Stazione Leopolda - Teatro dell'Opera - Area Ring

Viale Fratelli Rosselli 5, Firenze

The exceptional master bakers of Panificio Giuntini Quarrata, Panificio Davide Longoni speak with Zeffiro Ciuffoletti, professor from Accademia dei Georgofili. Moderator Davide Paolini.

from 3:30pm

The wedding between the Chalet Mignon and the tradition

Chalet Fontana

Viale Galileo Galilei 7, Firenze

A selection of delicious tastes of the Mignon, handmade sandwich by the chef Luigi Bonadonna with the tradition flavours, like butter and anchovy, pine nuts and pecorino cheese, salmon and lime and the perfect wedding with the truffle by Savini Tartufi.

info & reservations:
+39.347.6279671 -

price: 13€ selection of tastings


Snacking Today

La Buona Novella presso Grand Hotel Minerva

Piazza Santa Maria Novella 16, Firenze

Sample specialties from the trendy pastry world, including tartlets, single portion sweets, éclair paired with interesting offerings from La Via del Té. A modern and contemporary form of snacking.

For info and reservations:

 price: €25



Cinema La Compagnia + Eataly Firenze

Via Cavour 50r + Via De Martelli 22r, Firenze

A delicious afternoon featuring the most precious tropical fruit: chocolate. At 15:45 at the Eataly Florence sensory workshop there is the "Discovering the magical world of chocolate." At 17:00 at Cinema La Compagnia there’s the screening of "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" (by Mel Stuart USA, 1971. 100').

price: €7 entrance to workshop + film (limited places for workshop) / €4 film entry. Event open to all, recommended for families with children age 8+.


Taste Ring_ Back to the Trattoria?

Stazione Leopolda - Teatro dell'Opera - Area Ring

Viale Fratelli Rosselli, 5 - Firenze

Davide Paolini in conversation with Marco Bolasco (curator of Guida Osterie d’Italia Slow Food and Director at Giunti Editore), Federico Malinverno (Chairman of Associazione Premiate Trattorie Italiane), Fabio Picchi (Il Cibreo), Andrea Gori (Trattoria Da Burde) and Roberto Casamenti (Osteria La Campanara, Galeata Forlì-Cesena)..


Taste with all senses with the energetic magic of the new Cherry Gemstone Rings

Spazio Multisensoriale Marina Calamai "On the Road"

Via Santo Spirito 22r, Firenze

An immersion in the 5 senses tasting sweets matched with delicious drinks. Marina Calamai from the inside of the "Muffin that eats you" will talk about the different energetic meanings of the new Gemstone Rings. 

free admission


Everyone has their favorite sandwich: simple, rich, spontaneous, evocative, unusual, traditional, personal

Stazione Leopolda - Teatro dell'Opera - Area Ring

Viale Fratelli Rosselli 5, Firenze

Anna Prandoni, editor in chief of Il Panino Italiano Magazine, in conversation with Daniele Reponi, master sandwich maker and tv celebrity, Riccardo Soncini, master sandwich maker, Davide Paolini, Tommaso Mazzanti, L'Antico Vinaio, Giacinto Mingione, Pane & Pace Matera, and Morgan Pasqual, La giardiniera di Morgan. A highbrow discussion on sandwiches followed by a special tasting of favorites. With Riccardo Soncini, master sandwich maker.


Presentation of 24 Hour Pizza People


Via dei Benci 7, Firenze

 24 Hour Pizza People explores the world of pizza culture, through the intertwining of urban encounters, people, places, images and urban legends. Editorial project conceived by Salvatore and Matteo Aloe, founders of Berberé, and edited by the writer and journalist Martina Liverani.

free event, reservation required

from 6:00pm

Grappa and liqueurs in Third Millennium cocktails

Caffè Gilli

Via Roma 1r, Firenze

 T + T + T = Territory plus Tradition plus Technology. These are the key points to be shown during the master class by Nonino Distillatori 1897. C + C + C = Cuisine plus Creativity plus Cocktails is a winning trinomial that serves as the common denominator for the aperitif. Drinks are developed by the four hands of Mauro Picchi and chef Paolo Nucera, together with the participation of Luca Picchi.

Info & reservations:
+39.055.213896 -

 free master class with reservation of €13 cocktail and food pairing


La Petrognola under the Loggia

Emporio Conviviale (De Plek e PanicAle)

Via Panicale 7/11r

Draft beer takes over the La Petrognola brewery with the master brewer from PanicAle. De Plek has culinary combinations of street food with bottled beers.

info & reservations:

price: from €5 to €25


Boccondivino with finocchiona & sbirulino

Toscanino in Rinascente

Piazza della Repubblica, Firenze

To mark the opening of Toscanino in Rinascente, Macelleria Falorni and Toscanino present Boccondivino, an all-Tuscan aperitivo with PGI finocchiona salami and Falorni ham accompanied by sbirulino bread made with Pruneti extra virgin olive oil.


 price: €12-15 

6:30pm and 8:30pm

On the CRESS of the wave

Scuola di Arte Culinaria Cordon Bleu

Via Giuseppe Giusti 7, Firenze

An aperitivo-lesson from Cordon Bleu Florence with chef Deborah Corsi from La Perla del Mar in San Vincenzo. Participants have the chance to taste a series of fish-based finger foods and micro Koppert Cress vegetables.    Paired with Tenuta Poggio Rosso wines.

info & reservations:
+39.055.2345468 – 055.2260228 - -

price: €10 (tasting & consumption included). Reservation required


Gin & Cheese

Ditta Artigianale

Via Sprone 5r, Firenze

Gin tasting paired with cheeses. Bartender Ginevra Gabrielli mixes the best international gins and matches them to top cheeses from Storica Fattoria Il

info & reservations:
+39.055.0457163 -

price: starting from €10 


The taggiasche olives at the Duomo

Enoteca Alessi

via delle Oche 27r, Firenze

Tasting of taggiasche olives produced by Frantoio di Sant'Agata d'Oneglia and other typical products. Aperitivo.

for info and reservations:
+39.055.214966 -

price: 5€ each drink

from 7:00pm

Rice @ Sant'Agostino

Trattoria Sant'Agostino

Via Sant'Agostino 23r, Firenze

Tasting menu created with Maratelli rice: baked rice cake with eggplant, risotto with asparagus, arancini with peas and mozzarella, rice pancakes.

info & reservations:
+39.055.281995 -

 à la carte menu

from 7:00pm

Bubbly & Caviar

Golden View

Via de' Bardi 58r, Firenze

Caviar Calvisius meets Louis Brochet champagne overlooking the Ponte Vecchio.

info & reservations:
+39.055.214502 – +39.333.4751309

 price: €10 / €40


Tuscan Spirits

Fabbricato Viaggiatori

Piazza della Stazione 50, Firenze

A journey through spirits. The Tuscan Spirits association, led by Taccola 1895, proposes an evening of products of Tuscan excellence: grappa, gin, vermouth, bitters, cocktails, ponce and much more. A drinking adventure that touches all parts of Tuscany.

 info & reservations:
+39.055.2645114 -

 price: €8 


Cocktails in the Lounge

Four Seasons Hotel Firenze - Atrium Bar

Borgo Pinti 99, Firenze

Special event in cooperation with Nonino Distillatori to present the new "Nonino Aperitif" liqueur. An evening of music and cocktails accompanied by select finger foods from Michelin-starred chef Vito Mollica. Enjoy an aperitivo or dinner.

 info & reservations:

price: €25 aperitivo (1 cocktail + finger food) / €55 dinner (2 cocktails + two courses selected by the chef) 

from 7:30pm

Bring friends, sit at Il Santo, sample Agnoni foods and Il Palagiaccio cheeses

Ristorante Il Santo Bevitore

Via di Santo Spirito 64r, Firenze

Cheeses from Storica Fattoria Il Palagiaccio meet the delicious Agnoni pickled vegetables in a tasting menu.

 info & reservations:
+39.055.211264 -

 price: from €12 per dish 

from 7:30pm

G & T and porchetta: the perfect couple

S. forno

Via di Santa Monaca 3r, Firenze

Peter in Florence meets the porchetta and mortadella from Prato del Salumificio Mannori at a tasting at S. Forno.

 price: €5

7:30pm and 9:30pm

Bosco’s Pizza: Verona-Prato roundtrip

Saporé Prato

Viale della Repubblica 209/211/213, Prato

Tasting of Renato Bosco's pizzas: MozzarelladiPane®, PizzaDoppioCrunch®,
AriadiPane® and Pizza Tonda are the highlights along with traditional Tuscan and Veneto foodstuffs.

info & reservations:
+39.0574.966178 - ​​

price: €30 (drinks not included) 


The shark has a heart? Shark from Benheart


Via dei Calzaiuoli 78, Firenze

Aperitivo served with all-natural Shark salami products at the Benheart shop, the high quality leather brand. A selection of fish products paired with Bergère champagne.


 by invitation


C Taste


Lungarno Cellini 43r, Firenze

 A spicy appointment at Calistro offers a three-dish tasting of Nduja with wine in cooperation with L'Artigiano della 'nduja.

info & reservations:
+39.055.6812904 - ​​

 price: €30


Upstream and Giusti aperitif


Via de' Tornabuoni 64r, Firenze

The popular Procacci sandwiches and aperitifs are prepared with Upstream salmon and balsamic vinegars from Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti together with wines from Antinori and drinks prepared with the new Vermouth Giusti aged in barrels of balsamic vinegar.

info & reservations:
+39.055.211656 -

 à la carte menu


Acetaia Leonardi 1871, Laudemio Frescobaldi & Amedei – a gathering of excellence

Ristorante Frescobaldi

Piazza della Signoria 31, Firenze

Acetaia Leonardi 1871, Laudemio Frescobaldi and Amedei come together in the suggestive surroundings of the Frescobaldi Restaurant for an aperitif with a tasting of their best products.


 By invitation 


Superfood: Taste the difference! Spirulina Gourmet Dining

Osteria Pagliazza - Hotel Brunelleschi

Piazza S. Elisabetta 3, Firenze

Sample dishes using Superfood Spirulina Alga Severino Becagli created by chef Rocco De Santis for the Osteria Pagliazza menu at the splendid Hotel Brunelleschi in the heart of Florence.

 Info & reservations:
+39.055.27370 -

 à la carte menu. Limited seating, reservation required


From land to dish

La Bottega del Buon Caffè

Lungarno Cellini 69r, Firenze

A dinner by Erez Ohayon and Giovanni di Giorgio to unveil the tastes of the farm of Borgo Santo Pietro. The two chefs will create a unique gastronomic tour to discover the products of Borgo Santo Pietro and the hidden treasures of its woods. 

per info and reservations:

price: 135€ (drinks excluded)


Parmigiano by the numbers

Caffé dell'Oro

Lungarno Acciaiuoli 2, Firenze

A themed dinner by Michelin chef Peter Brunel of 4 courses made with Parmigiano Reggiano from Caseificio Gennari is the highlight.

 info & reservations:
+39.055.27268912 -

 price: €70


Oggi & Savini / Pizza according to us

Oggi Pizza & Restaurant

Via del Parione 32r, Firenze

A multifaceted tasting of Neapolitan pizza matched with the excellence of truffle. Cristiano Savini of Savini Tartufi will be there to speak about his products.

info & reservations:


price: 25€


His Majesty the Tortellino from Bologna hugs Florence

Osteria de' Cicalini

Via delle Oche 15r, Firenze

Gratifico L'Arte della Pasta di Bologna presents his Majesty the Tortellino from Bologna: a tasting narrated through the original tortellino history. The pasta-makers maestros will involve the guests in an experience led by the chef of Osteria de' Cicalini.

info & reservations:

price: 10€


Forte Brewery Tap Takeover

The Joshua Tree Pub

Via della Scala 37r, Firenze

The Joshua Tree Pub dedicates its on tap beers to Birrificio del Forte brewery. Francesco Mancini, founder and brewmaster of the Forte brewery, will talk about his creations.

à la carte menu


The schiacciatine [little white flatbread] from Forte dei Marmi meet Provence

La Taverna di Le Cirque

Via Mario Morosi 11, Firenze

Guests will be welcomed with a drink and a rich aperitivo with a selection of handmade schiacciatine by the chef using starter yeast and following the ancient recipe and tradition, always warm, stuffed or empty. The schiacciatine will also be served at the table in the French flavour menu. Not to miss the typical cheese plateau at the end of the dinner. 

info & reservations: 
+39.055.4222446 - +39.3664140200 - -

price: 40€


Laudemio, beer and truffles

La Fattoria di Maiano

Via Benedetto da Maiano 11, Fiesole

An evening dedicated to Tuscan excellences with a tasting menu featuring Laudemio olive oil, Stefania Calugi truffles and Bruton beers.

info & reservations:
+39.055.59432 - ​​

 price: €60 


Beermouth Party: The first Baladin vermouth mixes well!

Locale Firenze

Via delle Seggiole 12r, Firenze

A cocktail list dedicated to Beermouth, the first vermouth from the producers of Baladin beer. Special guests Teo Musso and bartender Dennis Zoppi.

+39.055.9067188 -

 à la carte menu