The Gritti Palace, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Venice

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Refined Culinary Experiences

Dining

Venice is famous not only for its fine art, scenic vistas, and charming way of life, but also for its cuisine. The Club del Doge restaurant and Bar Longhi offer culinary delights and enchanting views of the canal and city. Local and fresh ingredients and Venetian tradition are elaborated upon in Executive Chef Daniele Turco’s famous recipes, either inside an elegant setting or outside, if weather permitting (from April to October), on our stunning terrace.

Club Del Doge Restaurant

Club del Doge Restaurant

Italian

Celebrating Venetian culinary traditions from a corner position on the Grand Canal, Club del Doge Restaurant affords glorious water views from both sides, a unique visual complement to memorable dining experiences.

Everyday
7:30 AM-11:00 AM,12:00 PM-2:30 PM,7:00 PM-10:30 PM
Terrace with tables and chairs set throughout next to water.

The Gritti Terrace

Italian

Experience informal dining at its best on Venice's Grand Canal. The Gritti Terrace is the place to go for an indulgent lunch, for afternoon tea, or for Bellini and Negroni cocktails and a fresh glass of champagne.

Everyday
12:00 PM-10:30 PM
Bar Longhi

Bar Longhi

International

Renowned for its elegant decor and atmosphere, Bar Longhi truly delights with its splendid Grand Canal terrace.

Everyday
11:00 AM-1:00 AM
Riva Lounge

Riva Lounge

International

Tailored around the materials used in the design of the Riva Yacht, the look and feel of this seasonal 36 seat, 55 square meter Riva Lounge on the iconic Gritti Terrace reflects the Riva Aquarama Lounge at the Monaco Yacht Club.

Everyday
6:00 PM-12:00 AM
The Gritti Epicurean School

The Gritti Epicurean School

Italian

Learn exceptional Venetian recipes, discover seasonal products from the Venetian lagoon and savour the culinary creations of Executive Chef Daniele Turco. An indigenous culinary experience awaits, featuring demonstration classes and visits to the markets.

Everyday
11:00 AM-11:30 PM

Executive Chef

Daniele Turco

Executive Chef Daniele Turco displays a love of his Venice's culinary heritage in his award-winning dishes. A man of countless innovations and enormous vision, Chef Turco’s motto is: “To combine without ever covering up”. This means the singular flavors of the fish, meat or vegetables are presented with condiments and sauces surrounding them so guests can choose to merge them as they wish. Venetian cuisine reflects the cultural influence of those who over the centuries have passed through the city and left their mark on its food scene. And while Chef Turco's gastronomy is rooted to Venetian heritage, extensive travel and stints working abroad in locations as diverse as Malta, Sicily, Turkey and Morocco have led to him incorporating new gastronomic stimuli into his culinary repertoire. These days he continues his quest for gastronomic enlightenment while ensuring his cuisine offers a fresh interpretation of popular traditional dishes.

Executive Chef Daniele Turco

Club del Doge Restaurant

Our Concept

Separate menus for lunch and dinner ensure the Club del Doge's culinary experience is always a voyage of discovery. At lunch, which tends to be a more informal affair, guests are encouraged to share dishes, including the restaurant's signature risotto and fresh seafood platters. As the sun sets the lights are lowered and the atmosphere changes. The dinner menu elegantly weaves time-honored dishes with culinary innovations.

Tables prepared for diners at Club del Doge Restaurant
A Waterfront Experience on the Gritti Terrace

Breakfast at the Gritti Palace

Savour a delicious breakfast at The Gritti Palace overlooking the Grand Canal on our exclusive terrace (weather permitting). Taste home-made delicacies and watch the sun rise over the Lagoon sipping the typical Italian Espresso. Admire the traditional gondolas pass by from the windows for an exclusive waterfront experience to please your palate. Enjoy a tasty american breakfast buffet with Italian specialties or choose your pancakes and egg dishes from our à la carte menu. Start your day in the best way and begin exploring La Serenissima.

The Gritti Terrace

Canal-Side Terrace Dining

Observe the Venetian water life and sleek gondolas glide by while enjoying a light lunch, informal snacks, and refreshing drinks from noon until 6 p.m.

Terrace seating with a view of Gondolas being used on the Grand Canal.

The Gritti Epicurean School

Since 1949 gastronomy has played an important role in the history of The Gritti Palace. Its culinary school, a legacy since 1975, is no exception. Now a refined version of its iconic self, The Gritti Epicurean School is a warm, country-style kitchen where guests may immerse themselves in Venetian culinary traditions, learn exceptional Venetian recipes, discover seasonal products from the Venetian lagoon and savour the culinary creations of Executive Chef Daniele Turco. The kitchen’s intimate atmosphere also lends itself perfectly for Chef’s Table-style dinners, wine or food tastings, and informal private dinners.

Chef's Table

Start your evening with a refined apertif followed by live cooking by the chef. Bring exclusive recipes back home with The Gritti Epicurean School's special recipe book. Enjoy an exclusive epicurean experience in good company: friends and loved ones, an unexpected gathering for selected clients, or a team building with colleagues. The night begins with a welcome aperitif with the Chef and indigenous treats of Prosecco and cicchetti and it ends with a small token to all participants: our signature apron and the recipes of the culinary creations.

Long wooden table surrounded by chairs and prepared for a meal.

Cooking Classes

Indigenous Classes

In this half-day class, you'll learn an exciting introduction into Italian cooking and how to cook an exquisite three-course dinner using local ingredients.

Cooking utensils hung from the well behind a counter topped with assorted food products.

In this half-day class Executive Chef, Daniele Turco, will give you an exciting introduction to Italian cooking and show you how to cook an exquisite three course dinner using local ingredients, an essential part of Venetian Cuisine. Classes require a minimum of 2 participants but are also ideal for team building, spouse programs with a maximum attendance of 8 people. The Private Cooking Classes are twice a month and are available on a request basis. A 72 hour advance reservation is kindly required.

Details

  • 3-hour cooking class and an introduction to Italian ingredients and recipes
  • 3 course Venetian lunch in the Epicurean School
  • Ingredients and wine

 

Time

  • From 9:30 am to 1:30 pm
  • Price per person - €245.00

 

Price includes VAT and service and may vary according to the number of participants

Half-Day Classes

Guests' day begins with a tour of the Rialto Market, one of the oldest in Italy, where they learn more about local products and how to choose them.

Long wooden table in the Gritti kitchen prepared for a meal.

Guests day being with a tour of the Rialto Market, one of the oldest in Italy, where they learn more about local products, seasonality and how to choose and select them. Then, another indigenous experience awaits: the typical Venetian aperitivo with cicchetti at a traditional Bacaro. Afterwards, guests head back to the Epicurean Cooking School for the cooking lesson. Half-day classes are held twice a month and are available on a request basis as well. Discover the calendar for the upcoming half-day classes. Note: classes require a minimum of 2 participants, with a maximum 8.

Details

  • 1-hour tour at the Rialto Market
  • 3-hour cooking class and an introduction to Italian ingredients and recipes
  • 3-course Venetian lunch in the Epicurean School
  • All ingredients and wine

 

Price per person - €290.00

Price includes VAT and service and may vary according to the number of participants

Three-Day Program

A three-day program with visit to the local Rialto Market, an indigenous Venetian Aperitivo at a local bacaro and more to learn how to prepare a dinner with handpicked local ingredients.

Red wine being poured into stemware next to an already full glass of white wine.
Stay & Cook

A three-day program with visit to the local Rialto Market, an indigenous Venetian Aperitivo at a local bacaro and more to learn how to prepare a dinner with hand picked local ingredients. Discover the calendar for the upcoming three-day programs. Note: classes require a minimum of 2 participants, with a maximum of 8. 

Day One

  • 6 pm | Welcome Cocktails in The Epicurean School with Executive Chef Daniele Turco for a course overview
  • 7:30 pm | Dinner at Club del Doge with a tailor-made menu by the Chef
     

Day Two

  • Morning, From 9 am | Visit to the Rialto Market with the Chef
  • 11 am | Basic preparation and cooking techniques lesson, followed by hands-on lesson with the ingredients purchased at the Market
  • 1:30 pm | Lunch at The Gritti Epicurean School with the prepared dishes
     

Day Three

  • Morning from 9 am | Cooking session, choosing between one of the following options: Venetian cicchetti, a dessert from the Veneto region, or Bar Longhi's signature soufflé
  • Lunch at leisure and afternoon departure
     

From euro 1.130  per room per night in double occupancy

  • Two-night stay in a Venetian Double room (based on two people sharing) with daily breakfast
  • Welcome Cocktail
  • Dinner in Club del Doge with tailor-made Chef menu and wine
  • Rialto Market visit
  • Cicchetto tasting in Venetian bacaro
  • 1 four-hour cooking session with dinner in The Gritti Epicurean School
  • 1 three-hour cooking session
  • The Gritti Epicurean School Apron and recipes
     

* Available to guests of The Gritti Palace already booked under other rate plans at a supplement of euro 750 per person.

Wine Tastings

Join us for exclusive wine tastings lead by our Head Sommelier Sandro Chinellato. Learn more about different wine regions and taste some of Italy's finest wines. Choose to try wines from the Tre Venezie Collection, the Vertical Regional Collection, an Italian selection & vintage or champagne & spumante selection.

Head Sommelier Sandro Chinellato.

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