Simply inspirational. Learn from master artisans and chefs in Italy and open up new horizons.

We’ve designed our expeditions to be fully immersive, seamless, and efficient with visits to hand-selected artisans and Chefs in Italy so that you can learn, collaborate, get inspired, and return home with valuable takeaways.

For Cooks, Restaurateurs, Chefs, Food Retailers and Writers.


  • Lombardy, Tuscany, Abruzzo, Apulia

    Apr 26 - May 3, 2022

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  • Apulia, Campania, Calabria, Sicily

    Oct 10 - 16, 2022

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  • Lazio, Abruzzo

    Apr 28 - May 4, 2022

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Immerse yourself
in Italian food and wine culture.

Our expeditions are rooted in our endless commitment to share Italian culinary traditions with food professionals from around the world.

From the shrines of gastronomy to the authentic artisans, farmers, and winemakers that make this cuisine so diverse.

For this reason, you’ll dive deep into the various styles, intricacies, and customs of Italian food and wine culture.

Connect and build
lasting professional relationships.

Meet farmers, artisans, wine producers, and chefs, all part of our network built over the years from our food and wine research journeys.

You’ll have open access and many opportunities to bond and forge new professional connections with these warm and generous people; we’ll even help you foster relationships with them after the trip.

“I have to thank Livio and Kathrin for many fascinating cultural and culinary experiences. … They are generous with their knowledge of Italy and their personal connections in local communities. … the trip played an integral role in shaping the identity of my cuisine.”

—David Nayfeld, Che Fico, San Francisco

Save time
on trip planning. Save time on your trip.

We do the legwork of planning your trip, identifying food artisans and winemakers that make the most sense for your learning objectives.

You put on your research hat and immerse yourself in a meaningful itinerary.

Get valuable returns
from your invaluable time away from your professional life.

Explore food and wine products from artisans and discover ideas that can translate into winning action-points for your business or career: authentic menu offerings, unique products for your store, new skills for your career, priceless stories to share with your customers.

post tour sessions.

Get 2 complimentary 1-hour debriefing sessions on your return from your trip with us, so you can:

  • Get answers to trip-related questions.
  • Begin nurturing a relationship with an artisan, a producer, or a chef you encountered on the journey.
  • Further your endeavors to materialize takeaways for your food and beverage business.

Don’t forget to have fun.

While our expeditions are designed for food professionals with specific objectives, our aim is to ensure you can also enjoy the experience, especially when meeting and interacting with artisans, farmers, chefs, and producers.

“I am glad and proud to see Livio and Kathrin constantly committed to spreading the values of local cultures—through the beauty of craftsmanship—and developing sound travel experiences: for the hosts, as they protect cultures and landscapes, the travelers, as they live unique authentic experiences and, finally, for the whole planet.”

—Carlo Petrini, Slow Food Founder, Piemonte

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Need a tailored expedition?

We can design a completely tailored itinerary to fit your needs, objectives, and schedule, for any time of the year. Visit and meet food and wine artisans, producers and master chefs all across Italy.


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