Culinary Study Trips

Our regulars - featuring James Beard, World’s 50 Best and Michelin awarded chefs, food and wine professionals, leading Hospitality Groups - take full advantage of our organization and network: importers, cooks, sommelier, restaurant owners and media companies have been relying upon our expertise and know-how of the Italian food scene for over 10 years. While studying local foodways and providing access to some of the most influential figures within the Italian hospitality industry we have made a significant contribution to some of the most successful restaurant and market openings in recent years.

 
Professional tasting of new vintages learning how each year’s variable in terroir and weather elements affect the wine - Castiglione Falletto, Roagna

Professional tasting of new vintages learning how each year’s variable in terroir and weather elements affect the wine - Castiglione Falletto, Roagna

Study & research trips during harvest season

Study & research trips during harvest season

Baking and pastry class with Corrado Assenza

Baking and pastry class with Corrado Assenza

Wine tasting - One Off Hospitality in Puglia

Wine tasting - One Off Hospitality in Puglia

The making of mozzarella - Michael Mina, Adam Sobel, Mimmo La Vecchia

The making of mozzarella - Michael Mina, Adam Sobel, Mimmo La Vecchia

Open-air raw fish class - Paul Kahan and Mario Ottaviano in Peschici

Open-air raw fish class - Paul Kahan and Mario Ottaviano in Peschici

Tasting en-primeur - Johanne Killeen in Friuli

Tasting en-primeur - Johanne Killeen in Friuli

Meet the butchers - Cecchini, Fracassi, Sabatino

Meet the butchers - Cecchini, Fracassi, Sabatino

Visit vineyards - Eli Zabar in Barbaresco

Visit vineyards - Eli Zabar in Barbaresco

Masters of the kitchen - David Nayfeld and Gaetano Alia in Calabria

Masters of the kitchen - David Nayfeld and Gaetano Alia in Calabria

Talking, drinking, tasting Sicily - Nancy Silverton and Giusto Occhipinti

Talking, drinking, tasting Sicily - Nancy Silverton and Giusto Occhipinti

I've seen things you people wouldn't believe - join us for a life-altering culinary trip across Italy

I've seen things you people wouldn't believe - join us for a life-altering culinary trip across Italy