Visit Barcelona Spain, one of the hottest European vacations spots. Relax and enjoy learning the local secrets of Spanish cooking. Stay in a wonderfully restored Mas outside the small town of Manresa, just west of Barcelona.
Highlights of your vacation include:
- A tour of the largest producer of Cava in the World
- Learning about Spanish Pottery making
- A visit to the Culinary Institute of Spain followed by lunch prepared by student chefs
- A tour of a chocolate factory producing wonderful confections, which are becoming world renown.
Your cooking holiday begins Sunday afternoon, kicking off a memorable and fun-filled week. Students enjoy a relaxed schedule of daily cooking classes, culinary excursions and free time to explore on your own. You'll learn to cook regional favorites based on seasonal ingredients. The programs are appropriate for all skill levels, however, students should have a basic knowledge of kitchen skills. Ending the week on Friday after lunch.
We have designed a Culinary Vacation with you in mind. An All Inclusive Package: 5 nights fine accommodations, 6 participatory cooking classes, all meals (with the exception of one lunch) with wines, culinary excursions with transportation and all transfers. You stay with Chef John and experience the European way of life first hand.
Cooking in Spain 2011
Dates: May 1 - 6, 2011 and October 9 - 14, 2011
Rates: $3300 per person double occupancy
$3475 per person double occupancy with private bath
$500 additional single supplement
Chef John Wilson, owner of the company, is a certified chef and graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y. Chef John has appeared in Atlanta on local news magazine shows including: Noonday Atlanta, Good Morning Atlanta, Good Day Atlanta, and CNN Healthwatch.
You'll have a morning to explore the quaint town of Greve in Chianti and then on to the charming town of Castellina, where you'll find interesting shops of all varieties. Following a morning of shopping and exploration, we'll have lunch at a local trattoria. On your free day, you may want to take the bus into Florence to see Michaelangelo's David and other famous works of art and historic places.
- Tour the largest producer of Cava in the world
- Learn about Spanish pottery making
- Visit the Culinary Institute of Spain, including lunch prepared by
- Tour the finest chocolate factory in all Spain, producing wonderful
world renown confections
- Visit the world famous Chef Ferran Adria’s culinary complex
Relax and enjoy this beautiful part of the world while learning the local secrets of Spanish cooking and discover the national favorites. We stay in a wonderfully restored Mas outside the small town of Manresa, just west of Barcelona.
Cooking classes are held for up to 8 students in a quaint kitchen complete with breakfast area. Following the meal, which students prepare and enjoy on the terrace, relax outside with wines and view the beautiful countryside.
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Chef John Wilson's cooking holidays in Europe include Carentan, Normandy, France; Greve-in Chianti, Tuscany, Italy; St. Remy de Provence, France and Barcelona, Spain. As well as Gourmet Getaways in Asheville, North Carolina and hands on cooking classes taught in Historic Roswell, GA. Chef John...
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