Nestled in the middle of endless acres of olive trees and grapevines there is a hotel with restaurant in Carmignano that will astonish even the most discerning palates with its culinary proposals. Artimino Paggeria Medicea welcomes you to Biagio Pignatta. Named after Ferdinando I de’ Medici’s butler, the restaurant greets both guests and visitors with its original dishes, comfortable dining halls and breathtaking scenery. It is the perfect place for a business lunch or a romantic dinner.
Led by executive chef Michela Bottasso, whose expertise and creativity has taken her to work in some of the world’s most famous kitchens, the staff prepares every meal with passion and skill. Innovation and originality meet with Tuscan tradition in every course, offering new unexpected twists on beloved classics.
Our 5000 square meter private orchard, located along the banks of the Arno river, provides all year long for most of the produce that go into your plate. This guarantees organic, high quality ingredients and allows us to propose a seasonal menu. Nevertheless, some specialties are always available. Among them, Duck à l’orange stands out. Althoug made famous in France in the XVIth it was actually nvented by Caterina de’ Medici’s chief cook during her reign.
All of this dressed with our own premium extra-virgin olive oil and paired with fine local wines.
Contact us to make reservations or if you have any special request. Buon appetito!