The Cuisine of the Monsú of the 800 Sicilian aristocracy

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Catania – Sicily

Where it takes place

Acireale, Catania

Meeting place

Etna Hub, Via Buccheri


on foot


from 3 to 6 hours


Nature, agri-food production, cuisine and local traditions


According to the needs of cost and duration for adults, families, individuals and groups up to 12 people

The Story to live together

Mariagrazia is an expert in agri-food productions and together with her friend Roberta, a professional cook, she thought to create the first Master in Cuisine of the Monsú, where you will learn to choose food products, to cook them and even to prepare the table in the manner envisaged by this particular type of cuisine. You will discover the tradition of the French chefs hired by the high aristocracy of the time, contaminated with the truest soul of Sicily.
If you have decided to participate do not hesitate, bring the shopping bag and Mariagrazia will give you the apprentice badge.

Mariagrazia, Experiential Tourism Operator

Hi, I’m Mariagrazia, an expert in agri-food production. I will teach you to evaluate the very high quality of local productions and we will find together the necessary ingredients for a perfect Monsù recipe. You will learn to cook a seasonal dish and set the table according to the Monsù style. You will thus be completely immersed in the Sicilian lifestyle.

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MariaGrazia Pavone

What we can do together

  • Meeting with Mariagrazia and welcome on Roberta’s estate
  • Introduction of the “Master in Cuisine of the Monsú”
  • Exploration of the citrus grove and vegetable garden, picking of lemons and vegetables
  • With the ingredients collected, cooking class with Roberta
  • Preparation of the table according to the Sicilian tradition
  • Toast, delivery of the certificate and dinner



Please note

Minors must be accompanied by an adult. 

Please inform us of any food intolerance or allergy in advance.

The picking of fruits and vegetables and the preparation of dishes may change according to the season.

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