The Journal

Artist Aperitivo

Enjoy an aperitivo with the artists-in-residence, in the garden of 19th century Villa Lena.

Forage and Cook workshop | What’s in the Woods

Wear your hiking boots and join Chef-in-residence Kristopher Edelen for a trek into the wild. Kristopher, accompanied by one of the members of our agriculture team, will forage with you, bring back the found bounty to cook a new recipe, and eat it too. In his cooking Kris strives to create unique and exciting dishes using as many complimentary flavours and seasonings as possible,  providing an imaginative and sustainable gastronomic experience to all of his guests.

Cook workshop | Pizza making

Great for pizza lovers! Headed by our in-house Pizzaiolo, it will be often accompanied by chef-in-residency to bring in an extra flair.

Cook workshop | Pasta making

Get creative in our kitchen; delicious, fresh and totally yours homemade pasta from scratch, then cooked to perfection by Villa Lena Chef-in-residence Kristopher Edelen. In his cooking Kristopher strives to create unique and exciting dishes using as many complimentary flavours and seasonings as possible,  providing an imaginative and sustainable gastronomic experience to all of his guests.

Forage and Cook workshop | What’s in the Garden

Join our chef-in-residence Kristopher Edelen to pick what’s best in season in our vegetable ortos, crunch on some fresh greens, cook a new recipe and then share the meal together.
Highly regarded in New York’s experimental gastronomy scene, Kristopher launched HOTPANnyc in 2014, a culinary concept dedicated to native post-modern cuisine.

Artist Aperitivo

Enjoy an aperitivo with the artists-in-residence, in the garden of 19th century Villa Lena.

Forage and Cook workshop | What’s in the Woods

Wear your hiking boots and join Chef-in-residence Kristopher Edelen for a trek into the wild. Kristopher, accompanied by one of the members of our agriculture team, will forage with you, bring back the found bounty to cook a new recipe, and eat it too. In his cooking Kris strives to create unique and exciting dishes using as many complimentary flavours and seasonings as possible,  providing an imaginative and sustainable gastronomic experience to all of his guests.

Cook workshop | Pizza making

Great for pizza lovers! Headed by our in-house Pizzaiolo, it will be often accompanied by chef-in-residency to bring in an extra flair.

Cook workshop | Pasta making

Get creative in our kitchen; delicious, fresh and totally yours homemade pasta from scratch, then cooked to perfection by Villa Lena Chef-in-residence Kristopher Edelen. In his cooking Kristopher strives to create unique and exciting dishes using as many complimentary flavours and seasonings as possible,  providing an imaginative and sustainable gastronomic experience to all of his guests.

Forage and Cook workshop | What’s in the Garden

Join our chef-in-residence Kristopher Edelen to pick what’s best in season in our vegetable ortos, crunch on some fresh greens, cook a new recipe and then share the meal together.
Highly regarded in New York’s experimental gastronomy scene, Kristopher launched HOTPANnyc in 2014, a culinary concept dedicated to native post-modern cuisine.