In the heart of a Provençal vineyard, the chef of the vineyard restaurant shares the secrets of his Provençal recipes in a new cookery school at the Berne Chateau. A unique and friendly gourmet experience!

Far from the well-trodden tracks, is a path which winds through the vineyards of Provence and takes you to the doors of the Berne Chateau. Enter this 500-hectare vineyard, go past the chateau and there you’ll find the new cookery school in a charming, fully renovated Provençal farmhouse. Opening onto a garden where aromatic plants and olive trees bloom, the house has a kitchen worthy of one of the grand old residences: glazed tiles, shining copper, polished wood and a cool stone interior...

The chefs of the Château de Berne restaurants will reveal the secrets of their classic yet original, aromatic yet easy-to-make recipes. 

In this exceptional setting, which blends excellence and pleasure, the Berne Chateau cookery school welcomes all lovers of gastronomy and wine. The chef of the vineyard’s restaurants will reveal the secrets of his classic yet original, aromatic yet easy-to-make recipes.

Taste your own dishes with a vintage wine from the chateau

Guided by the chef’s passion and finely controlled gestures, learn the alchemy and the tricks of gourmet cooking in a warm, friendly atmosphere. Enjoy transforming local produce into dishes full of flavour and delight. After the cooking, put your dishes on the table for a special tasting, with Provençal wines, in the company of your fellow apprentice chefs. ‘Cook the vegetables of summer’, ‘Halloween’, ‘A Christmas Menu’ … The themes of the courses follow the change of the seasons. Not to be outdone, budding cooks can begin with the ‘Little Chef’s Course’ on Wednesday afternoons. Private courses are also available to share these magical gastronomic experiences among friends, colleagues or with the family. There is also a gourmet stay (3–6 days), which offers unique gourmet experiences, cooking courses, dining at the gourmet restaurant, a tour of the cellars and a tasting of Provençal wines, plus a visit to the olive oil mill and the luxury of a five-star Relais & Chateaux hotel.


Chateau de Berne

Route de Salernes

83510 Lorgues

Phone : +33 (0)4 94 60 48 88.