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Ever tried fish cooked by a seaman? Discover the 7 seas with me on a culinary journey of Venetian food!

Host Massimo

$72.53 per guest

ABOUT THEEXPERIENCE

The ancient palazzo, where I’m living in, is unique. Explore the channel, courtyard and my apartment!
I love people who are interested in a secret Venice - the Venice of its palaces and their inhabitants and authentic Venetian food. No one is a tourist in my eyes. I am genuine just like my food.
The palace I'm living in is also home of many artists and having dinner together always brought them good luck! So , welcome artists ! But I also befriend couples and friends on their holidays in Venice, and you are more than welcome at any time.
Stories of the sea and seamen and art are my favorite topics, Venice is art. I do enjoy learning, too and therefore listening!

ABOUT THEMENU

My menu is based on fresh fish from local market.
An aperitif served with typical Venetian "chichetti" are a must, followed by the best hand-made pasta with fresh fish. Let's go on with some fish "al forno", stuffed calamari, cuttlefish and polenta, and a good wine. I'm growing fresh vegetables , of course bio. ...and tiramisu or panna cotta?
Peppers stuffed with chickpeas,"masenete"(special crabs from adriatic sea),"caponata" a mix of fantastic vegetables ,"sarde in saor"a tipical way to cooking sardines of Venice's ancient seaman ,artichokes ,handmade pasta whit asparagus and a good wine(the bread and focaccia are also homemade!!)

ABOUT THELOCATION

This experience is ideal for anyone interested to learn about authentic Venetian culture, through food, and stories. Whether you are a couple on honeymoon, or a family or a group of friends travelling together, I am sure you will enjoy learning about my land and tasting my food.

I live in Central Venice, in an ancient palace, which I’m living in, Come and explore the channel, courtyard and my apartment! The ancient building I'm living in is also home of many artists and having dinner together always brought them good luck! So , welcome artists ! But I also befriend couples and friends on their holidays in Venice are more than welcome at any time.

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THEHOST

Massimo

Massimo

I’m a seaman from Venice and like every true Venetian I love good company and good food. And what

WHAT OTHERPEOPLE SAY

Nina

Nina

from Philadelphia

Where do I begin? Massimo is so charming, so funny, so easy to be with, warm, and absolutely gorgeous. The food was delicious. My husband and daughter and I all left completely in love. This is an experience not to be missed.

Cynthia

Cynthia

from

We had a wonderful time dining with Massimo. Every dish was delicious and most vegetables were from his garden. He offered us wine made from his father and we left feeling we made new friends. You don’t get to dine in an ancient Venetian building often. This is an experience not to be missed

Elizabeth Whittley

Elizabeth Whittley

from

From the moment we met Massimo at the Compo Di Anzola bridge I knew my daughter Claudine and I would enjoy our evening. Our meal of various fresh seafood and vegetable dishes was delicious as well as the wine and the conversation great. He has a wonderful personality and is a very good chef. The whole experience was unique. Grazie, Elizabeth

Anna Marie

Anna Marie

from Chapel Hill

This was our first Bonappetour dinner and a delightful introduction to the concept. It was wonderful meeting up with our small group in the plaza and walking around the corner to Massimo's house. Due to threatening weather we ate indoors and his house was very intimate and charming. It was fun chatting with the other guests as course after course of delicious, interesting food came out with Massimo and his friend. Everyone was relaxed and happy as we ate and chatted into the night. I would not hesitate to suggest Massimo's and look forward to our return!

Rina

Rina

from

Our experience with Massimo was nothing short of excellent, when we first met him he was opening, inviting and charming, the dining room was candlelit, the lack of boats or annoyance forces you to enjoy the surroundings. The food moreover was like nothing you could get in a restaurant for double or triple the price in addition to the host, overall its an unforgettable experience for anyone who enjoys "eating like a local" attitude.

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