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October 27 - November 2, 2024
Leave the USA on October 26 for an overnight flight.
Price for double occupancy
Single occupancy at extra charge
Airfare NOT Included
Lodging and transportation during the week-long local experience for the related activities.
All necessary Ingredients, Wineries. All breakfasts, all lunches, all wine tastings, all olive oil tastings, Cheese tastings, Desserts, and more. Aprons are included in the package.
Bring comfortable shoes.
You will need to arrive at the school's location on your own. Buses are available at Rome's (FCO) airport, terminal 3, and we will pick you up at the bus station in Abruzzo.
Our team will instruct you on the details regarding bus travel information. Rome's Airport to our school is 2.5 hours traveling time.
Dinners are not included.
Airfare is not included.
Free evenings do not include transportation; arrangements can be made and tailored to needs.
The course program is limited to 10 participants.
Chef Walter Potenza + resident instructors, winemakers, and artisans.
Ciao Culinary Enthusiasts,
Are you ready to embark on a culinary adventure that will transport you to the heart and soul of Italy? Look no further because Chef Walter's Cooking Tours to Italy are designed to immerse you in the true essence of Italian cuisine.
Join me for an unforgettable experience combining rustic charm, local traditions, and the wisdom of Italy's culinary custodians.
🌿 Your Italian Culinary Escape 🌿
Charming Rustic Farmhouse: Our home away from home will be a picturesque rustic farmhouse in the Italian countryside. Wake up to breathtaking views, the aroma of fresh herbs, and the promise of a day filled with culinary delights.
Market Adventures: Together, we'll venture into quaint villages and borgos, exploring local markets bursting with vibrant produce, artisanal cheeses, and the finest ingredients Italy has to offer. It's your chance to shop like a local and connect with the heartbeat of Italian cuisine.
Cooking with the Locals: The heart of our tour lies in cooking alongside resident chefs and the true guardians of ancient recipes – the mothers of Italy. You'll learn the time-honored techniques and secrets passed down through generations, infusing your dishes with the authentic flavors of Italy.
Daily Culinary Creations: Each Day, we'll gather in our kitchen to transform our market finds into exquisite Italian dishes. From handmade pasta to delectable desserts, you'll have to handcraft every course of our unforgettable meals.
Wine Tasting in Vineyard Bliss: Our culinary adventures extend beyond the kitchen. Enjoy exclusive wine tastings amid scenic vineyards, where you'll sip on the finest Italian wines and learn the art of wine pairing.
Explore Enchanting Villages: Discover the charm of Italy's quaint villages, historic borgos, and hidden gems. We'll stroll through cobblestone streets, visit ancient landmarks, and savor the magic of Italy's rich history.
A Culinary Community: Connect with fellow participants who share your passion for food and travel—bond over shared experiences, stories, and laughter, creating memories that will last a lifetime.
No experience necessary:
Whether you're a seasoned chef or a culinary novice, our tours are designed to cater to all skill levels. All hands-on immersion.
Take the chance to experience Italy authentically and unforgettably. Join Chef Walter's Cooking Tours to Italy and become part of a culinary adventure that celebrates tradition, culture, and the joy of sharing a meal.
Ready to savor the flavors of Italy, one unforgettable dish at a time? Reserve your spot today: Call 401.273.2652 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions or need further information, don't hesitate to reach out. I can't wait to welcome you to our culinary family and share the magic of Italy with you!
Mangiare bene per vivere felici (Eat well and live happily!)
Chef Walter Potenza
Seven days journey to Abruzzo, Italy
Six nights accommodation in double occupancy
Five days of intensive courses
Twenty hours of cooking lessons. (4 hours per Day)
Food, Wineries, Olive Oil Mills, Artisans, Cheese-makers, Bakeries and more!
History and Culture bonus
Daily Excursions....and much more!
Complete program available March 2024
A typical Day includes Morning breakfast, followed by traveling to a nearby city or town to purchase the necessary ingredients for a five-course meal; back in the kitchen, we will begin our daily orientation and work on our menu. An estimated cooking class will last 3 hours. We will then sit down and enjoy our food creations with local wines, olive oil—and rustic breads. After lunch, you can take a break or enjoy sightseeing alone or in company. Your evenings are free to explore restaurants, shops, and other personal activities.
The prepared meals will reflect the classic "Italian meal structure" of one appetizer, one first course (pasta, risotti, grains, etc.), one main course (secondo), Vegetables, and dessert.
Each Day, the participants will taste different wines, olive oils, and cheeses.
Allergies are addressed with Chef Walter for proper modifications.
One day dedicated to seafood
One DayDay dedicated to first courses (pasta, risotto, grains, soups)
One Day dedicated to meat proteins, games, and others.
One Day dedicated to legumes, vegetables, and tubers
One Day dedicated to fruit, sweets, dessert, and cheeses.