Ben Murphy


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Ben Murphy

Feasting in the Sky

Ben Murphy & James Golding - 3 Day Event

As June begins to heat up the mountains, we're kicking off our start to Summer Supper Clubs and Ben Murphy is joining us at the Summit.  Currently Ben is Chef Patron at Launceston Place, in South Kennsington London.  His role as Chef Patron has not only revolutionised the menu, but also inserted an element of play into the service.  A Chef to Watch, a Breakthrough Chef, and Michelin starred, Ben is also the Winner of the Craft Guild of Chefs National Chef of the Year Competition and on the BBC's Great British Menu (Series 16).  Hosting it all, we have our very own acclaimed chef, TV personality, Royal Academy Fellow, and Table Talk Charity Head of Food Education, Chef James Golding.

What's Included in your Stay...

 *3 Nights Stay at Il Rustichello, Coffee & Tea Inclusive

  *3 Breakfasts: Continental, Gluten-Free Options, Buffet Style, - Sat.,Sun.,Mon.

      *2/3 Lunches: Traditional Italian Pranzo, @ Rustichello or while Out

      *3 Dinners: A Classic Lunigianese Friday Night, Saturday Guest Chef Supper Club, & our June Sunday Special

  Excursions and Sight Seeing, visit the Market in the local town of Pontremoli,  visit the Museo delle Steele or wine tasting @ Cantinae Lunae

  Free Parking & Driver to Wine Tasting

 WiFi connected at Rustichello

James Golding & Ben Murphy in Tuscany can only be experienced this June 2024. This event will be the only opportunity to catch these legends creating a very special and bespoke menu in such a wonderful setting.

Our area of Tuscany is off the beaten path of the Tourist Trail.  Pontremoli is recognized by historians as the mythical Apua, the ancient capital of the Ligurian-Apuan civilization & at the heart of the living History of the Italian experience. 

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Currently, we do not include flights nor car rental in the cost of the ticket.  If you'd like to check flight availability or want to know a bit more about the area and our T's &C's, you can find this on our Tripping/FAQ page.  If there are any questions not covered here, please contact us at

If you require an Airport Transfer, this can be arranged directly through Rustichello for an additional fee.  Their email is  In all instances, we endeavour to connect people with rides in the most efficient manner, so please don't hesitate to message us if you have questions regarding this.

The price for this package is £1,125 per person. 

Should you have any friends travelling by or living locally, they too may join us for our feasts.  Tickets are also available through us to guarantee a reservation now for table bookings for standalone dinner.

Our itinerary for the weekend... 

green trees near brown brick wall

Friday -

June 21, 2024

Today is the arrival day of our event.  Should you be hungry after your trip lunch will be provided from Il Rustichello's very own chef, Nobi. There will be time to explore before dinner and the setting is truly breathtaking. You can check it out from their website on the link below. There is a sauna and a jacuzzi, plus excellent walks in the vicinity to help one work up an appetite.  Dinner will be served from 19:00 onwards.   


selective focus photography of bottles

Saturday -

June 22, 2024

Beginning the day, breakfast is served from 8:00 - 10:00.  For all of those who would like to get out for the afternoon, we will be heading down to Pontremoli's market in the city's Piazza or you may prefer to sample a wine tasting at Cantine Lunae.  We will be back for a dinner at 19:00.  Chef Ben Murphy and Chef James Golding will be cooking up a feast to celebrate the occasion!

a loaf of bread being sprinkled with flour

Sunday -

June 23, 2023  

After a good start with a Rustichello breakfast, the afternoon is all about a leisurely afternoon. 

More details will be published as plans are finalised & full itinerary published by the 1st of May. 

clear plane window

Monday - June 24, 2023  

After enjoying your breakfast, today is time to check out and head home or onward to new adventures.  Check out time is 10:00, but we will be looking forward to the next event!  


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Date & Time
Friday, 21 June 2024
Start - 13:00 (Europe/Rome)
Monday, 24 June 2024
End - 20:00 (Europe/Rome)

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