Eat exquisite food in stunning UNESCO. From the hand-made mosaic patterned streets of Lisbon, to the ancient Moorish ruins in Sintra, and the UNESCO wine region of Porto and the Douro Valley, you will not find nicer people and more delicious food. We’ll taste it all and drink in the bounty of Portugal. Portugal keeps much of its wine, rich cheeses, luscious charcuterie, olive oil, produce and seafood to itself, so one must go there to taste all of it. Go any time or join our small group in October of 2023.
Experience authentic cooking in an ancient hill town and learn the secrets of Northern Italian food and wine. After 3 days in Milan, savoring the food, culture, art and wine, we head to the Montferrato region of Piemonte to stay in a mediaeval castle to explore the riches of wine, food and scenery. Here we'll learn from celebrated chefs how to cook regional Piemontese dishes using the world's best local ingredients chosen from the vibrant markets, farms and gardens in this region.
Costa Rica's motto Pura Vida, meaning the pure life, extends to every facet of life there and encompasses every part of the culture and most notably the fresh, delicious food. With an emphasis on everything local, organic produce and sustainable seafood, chefs take healthy gastronomy to a whole new level. We'll stay 3 nights in San Jose discovering an international array of chefs drawn here by amazing provisions and the emerging food scene. Then we immerse in a stunning private retreat.
The much-anticipated Christmas Markets begin in November and last through the end of December. Artisans from villages, towns and nearby cities travel to the markets to display and sell their handmade goods. Going back to the Middle Ages in Central Europe, the markets now extend to nearly all of Europe. We will start in Vienna and end in Paris, with stops in tiny villages to see and taste the local seasonal traditions. Choose your own date for this adventure.
Join our small group December 1-10, 2023 or go on your own.
We return to Morocco over and over again because we love the people, the food, the colors and everything else! The melding of French, Spanish, Berber, Portuguese and Arab traditions touch every part of Morocco. Join us on this amazing journey tasting the spices, seeing the colorful beauty and getting intimate with the culture. Explore your passion for food and cooking as we immerse ourselves in the culinary richness of Morocco. Weekly departures through out the year or join our group March 2024.
The ancient Greeks discovered and invented many of the foods and techniques used in modern cuisines. We'll be exploring markets dating back centuries, cooking with Greek chefs, finding the best fresh local ingredients and eating in family run tabernas, as well as Michelin rated restaurants. We will immerse ourselves in the culinary delights around Athens, Nafplion, the Peloponnese in ancient Greece and the islands. Weekly departures based upon seasonal availability.
Croatia's truffles, oysters, seafood, meat, wine and olive oil rival the best in the world. Istria in the north and Dalmatia in the south sit just off the blue Adriatic surrounded by jagged mountains and forests with exquisite waterfalls. On our journeys you will taste it all and be welcomed by some the most hospitable people anywhere. You'll sample the delicacies of the country in medieval UNESCO Heritage villages, on tiny islands with their own unique cuisine wines, on the edge of the sea.
After our last trip to Japan in November 2019 we can't wait to return to continue to discover more about the aesthetic dedication that drives just about everything in Japan. Using the Sapporo Ice Festival as a reason to see the Northern part of Japan that's perhaps the most devoted to quality, tradition and innovation, there will be stops in Miyagi Prefecture for onsen and oysters, Tokyo for everything and Kyoto for anything else! Departure through out the year to include everything except the Ice Festival which only occurs in February,
Various Dates 2023 and 2024
This is a series of food-themed itineraries hosted by recognized chefs that will immerse guests in epicurean adventures, bringing together the best of travel and cuisine from around the globe.
Our culinary voyages will feature nightly dishes curated by the headlining chef, who will also perform cooking demonstrations, interact with guests, and lead off-ship excursions to local markets.
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