Teaches his Family's Traditional Cuisine

Known as one of the most famous butchers in the world, Dario invites you to his small Italian village to show you a day in his life.

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Travel to Tuscany with renowned butcher-come-chef Dario Cecchini

Feed your knowledge, expand your epicurean horizons, and embark on a globe-trotting journey to discover the most delicious foods and flavors.

Get to know Dario

Join Dario on a culinary journey to Tuscany in part 1 of his class, starting with a documentary about a day in his life, “Traditions of Tuscan Steak”, and including 9 of his families treasured recipes.

Learn his secrets

Dario, the world-renowned butcher and restaurateur, is widely celebrated for his passion and the flavors he brings out of his food. Discover the 400 year old family namestakes that have made him famous.

Cook his food

Be Inspired and gain life-changing comfort and confidence in your kitchen.

What students are loving

"Love this hope more videos are to come."

Jennifer R.

"That was one of the most inspiring things I have every seen. Brought tears to my eyes and a song in my heart."

Mark A.

"So so good. I cannot wait until we can get to Italy and visit!"

Larna P.

"This was truly awesome. I have loved this chef for a long time. I experience his love enthusiasm for life and character right through my iPad!"

Nanette W.

"I went to visit Dario last month and it was such an amazing experience, I had to sign up for YesChef just so I could take his class.  His enthusiasm never gets old."

Patricia L.

"Insane good vibes from this video! A genius at play!"

Joaquim b.

"Is very fantastic, wonderful. The philosofy of Dario is a rule of life."

Oscar F.

"I've been to his shop, had the pleasure of meeting him and eating upstairs. Great experience!!!!"

Mike g.

"Loved Dario's story! it was great that Nancy joined the festivities."

Holly E.

"LOVE. DARIO. Great job showing his zest for his craft and love for people and animals. Curt Roberts"

Curtis R.

"I can't help but be inspired by Dario’s infectious personality. I hope I can translate that to my table."

Shelly S.

"I love the way he lives his life.....very touching...."

Deepak A.

"What an amazing guy!! Love it..."

Jock J.

"What a character! And emotions right there, just under the surface. Thank you."

Alayne R.

"What a fantastic aura Darrius has Its infectious.What a character, not worked a day in his life. all in love and affection."

Shane B.

"wow wow wow!"

Eric G.

"Wonderfull absolutely wonderfull portrait of Dario and the family!"

Klaus P.

"Every single time I watch Dario in NY thing, I'm smiling ear to ear. Love it! (Plus now I'm privy to some of his recipes!)"

Matt G.

"I wish I could be there, what a wonderful Dario, what a unique experience in his Trattoria, full of love and passion for food and life. Bravo!!! Clara"

Clara I.

"So inspiring! This documentary encourages me to head there for an amazing food experience. It also reinpires me to be more creative and simple in my own kitchen. Grazie!"

Shannon M.

"Absolutely loved this session, left hungry for more with Dario. Looking forward to Part 2."

Chris R.

"What a marvellous man 😀!"

Nathalie H.

"I absolutely loved this class. The fact that everyone eats together is wonderful. The chef speaking Italian is unique. Thank you!"

Juanita M.

"Wonderfully done!"

Noris V.

"Awesome job team!!!!"

Eric H.

"Fantastic, this man's character jumps out of the screen at you!"

Edward B.

"Fantastic! Joyful, life affirming and delicious! Good work, look forward to the next video."

James S.

"love this guys spirit - on my bucket list to visit!"

Brant D.

"This was so well done. I was not even discouraged by the lack of content. This was such a great story Into Dario and his love of his craft. I truly enjoyed it."

Phillip A.

"I love this mans energy! The way he shows his love for his skill and the people he encounters! I will definitely use his way of cooking my steaks!"

Karen E.

"Loved it. Creates such a great feeling and atmosphere"

Belinda-anne D.

"I have never had tears of joy from seeing someone with so much passion and love in what he does. That changed today."

Micah W.

"Dario's Story"


"Costata Alla Fiorentina - Bone-In Rib Eye Steak"


"Brasato Al Midollo - Bone Marrow Braised Beef"


"Essenza Del Chianti - Essence of Chianti"


"Sushi Del Chianti - Chianti Sushi"


"Burro Del Chianti - Chianti Butter"


"Filetto - Fillet"


"Torta All'olio - Olive Oil Cake"


"Bistecca Fiorentina - Florentine-Style T-Bone Steak"


"Bistecca Panzanese E Bistecca Imperiale - Panzanese Steak & Imperial Steak"

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Dario’s class

Dario Cecchini, the humble yet poignant butcher-come-chef, invites you to his small village of Panzano in Chianti. The Cecchini family roots run deep, through every cut and dish of this shop-turned-restaurant. Every meal is a special occasion in Italy’s most renowned butcher shop, which is now a worldwide sensation. Viewers follow Dario through a day in the life of running such an iconic place.

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Dario’s lesson plan

“We do not do this work for the money,” begins legendary Italian butcher, Dario Cecchini, and nothing has ever been more clear. The gregarious, eighth-generation butcher is never without a smile on his face as he holds court from sun-up through supper time in his red-and-white-striped butcher shop and kitchen in Panzano, Italy. In this introductory story, follow Dario through a day in the life, which includes the real deal business of butchery, and hosting dozens of visitors a day for cantina-style meals in his dining room. He talks about the dignified and joyous life cycle of his animals, and the craftsmanship his team applies to the end product. He explains the inspiration behind his butcher for a day program, and how to identify the perfect steak. The story ends with a family-style dinner, where t-bones get passed between strangers so everyone can gnaw on the scraps. From the outside, it looks like a very long day, but Dario insists “he’s never worked a day in his life.”

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meet your teacher
Dario Cecchini

“To beef, or not to beef? That is the question!” Many consider Dario Cecchini, the iconic eighth-generation butcher from Italy, to be the unofficial mayor of Panzano. Holding court daily in his red-and-white-striped butcher shop, the gregarious chef, host, and Chef’s Table star on Netflix has a passion for butchery that’s matched only by his love for animals – an unlikely combination that’s captured the curiosity of gourmands worldwide.

Transform how you cook

Discover Dario’s dishes, secret tips, and favorite recipes.

Jamie's Class Introduction
Dario Cecchini’s Documentary Film
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Jamie Oliver, like you’ve never seen him before. Step inside Jamie's world as he shares a lifetime of cooking wisdom. Be inspired to lead a healthier, happier, and more delicious life through the joy of food. Learn the dishes and essential techniques to cook like Jamie at home.Step inside Jamie's mind as he imparts a lifetime of intimate and meaningful cooking wisdom. Go behind the scenes to Jamie's UK home and headquarters to get a full glimpse inside the private life of this iconic celebrity chef, and learn the secrets behind 25 years of his favorite recipes, techniques, and cooking principles.

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