Book a private chef for your holiday in the Dordogne


Tel: +44 756 555 2748 / Whatsapp: +39 371 520 0915

We are now operating in South West France after 12 years in the UK and Sicily. Sicilian Chef Umberto has started a new adventure in the beautiful countryside of the Dordogne region and he is offering an array of services for people who prefer an English-speaking Italian chef. Naturally he is fluent in Italian and can communicate fluently in English and Spanish – he’s working on his French!.

Villa Chef Services

If you want a private chef for your holiday rental, fridge-filling, breakfast chef, cooking lessons, picnics or culinary tours please email

Call on +44 756 555 2748 (UK)

Whatsapp +39 371 520 0915

Our food is vibrant with a focus on the best ingredients and made from scratch. Umberto will be sourcing the freshest local ingredients and creating modern regional Italian dishes using the finest seasonal, local produce from the Dordogne and Perigord. Download a sample menu here

Talk to us about all your catering needs including dinner parties, picnics, Italian cooking lessons, block bookings at your holiday rental, foodie tours and BBQs.

Fridge Filling

If you would like the fridge filling for a meal to eat and reheat on arrival, talk to us about your requirements. Download a ready meal sample menu

Breakfast & brunch

Download a sample breakfast menu here

With 12 years’ experience providing chef service in the Great Britain and Sicily, we are proud to bring our services to South West France. Call us to book your chef – for meals that create unforgettable memories. 

Call Claire for a quote and availability on +44 756 555 2748 (UK) or +39 371 520 0915 (Whatsapp)


Umberto is a professional chef who has worked as a Private Chef in the UK and Sicily for 12 years and has many great reviews from satisfied clients.  Now he’s exploring the amazing ingredients of France and offers you his expertise combined with the most amazing produce to take you on a culinary tour of his beautiful country.

The finest, freshest locally-sourced produce. Meet my fishmonger Orazio

Sicilian food is the original fusion cuisine with influences from the French, Arabs, Spanish and also the Greeks.

We are available for block bookings for villa service or special one-off occasions.

Quality Food

  • Great Mediterranean food cooked from scratch using Sicilian seasonal, locally-sourced ingredients.
  • Client services manager to guide you through booking and manage all logistics and communications regarding your event so you are informed and assured throughout the process.
  • Bespoke menu options.

Book a Hungry Chef for your perfect stay

If you’re hiring a villa or Air B’nB and want to really relax, book Chef Umberto.  

We can cater every occasion from an intimate dinner for two to events for up to 30 people. Larger parties require at least 3 week’s notice.

Call Claire for a quote and availability on +39 333 230 5293 (Italy) or +39 371 520 0915 (Whatsapp)

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Areas we cover:

Siracusa | Acate | Aci Bonaccorsi | Aci Castello | Aci Catena | Acireale | Aci Sant’Antonio | Adrano | Augusta | Avola | Belpasso | Biancavilla | Bronte | Buccheri | Buscemi | Calatabiano | Caltagirone | Camporotondo Etneo | Cannicattini Bagni | Carlentini | Cassaro| Castel di Judica | Castiglione di Sicilia | Catania | Chiaramonte Gulfi | Comiso | Ferla | Fiumefreddo di Sicilia | Floridia | Francofonte | Giarratana | Giarre | Grammichele | Gravina di Catania | Ispica | Lentini | Licodia Eubea | Linguaglossa | Maletto | Maniace | Mascali | Mascalucia | | Mazzarrone |Melilli | Misterbianco | Modica | Militello in Val di Catania | Milo | Mineo | Mirabella Imbaccari | Monterosso Almo | Motta Sant’Anastasia | Nicolosi | Noto | Pachino| Palagonia | Palazzolo Acreide | Paterno | Pedara | Piedimonte Etneo | Portopalo di Capo Passero | Pozzallo | Raddusa | Ragalna |Ragusa | Ramacca | Randazzo | Riposto | San Cono | Sante Croce Camerina | San Giovanni La Punta | San Gregorio di Catania | San Michele di Ganzaria | San Pietro Clarenza | Sant’Agata li Battiati | Sant’Alfio | Santa Maria di Licodia | Santa Venerina | Scicli | Scordia | Solarino | Sortino| Trecastagni | Tremestieri Etneo | Valverde | Viagrande | Vittoria | Vizzini | Zafferana Etnea |