Gourmet Getaways 50 Top Spots to Cook and Learn
With recreational culinary programs popping up everywhere, promising to teach you how to cook with professional finesse, the big question is, which one is best for you?
Gourmet Getaways is an essential guide to planning and getting the most out of your culinary vacation for beginning cooks or accomplished gourmands. It will introduce you to prominent chefs like Patrick O’Connell, John Ash, Joanne Weir, and Frédéric Castan, while taking you on a culinary journey to some of America’s most romantic getaways. During this journey, you will enjoy a close-up of well-known culinary programs of all types, from the professional programs at schools like the Institute of Culinary Education (New York) to country inns like the Inn of Little Washington (Virginia).
To simplify selecting the right program for you, attention is given to:
• Educational goals of the chef, staff, and school;• Types of programs (i.e., adult, teenage, and corporate team-building);• Lodging, sight-seeing, and food events;• Interviews with leading chefs;• Class schedules, fees, staff, and much, much more.
As well as extras like:
• Favorite recipes of famous chefs;• Suggestions for home entertaining; • Hot tips on buying, handling, and cooking food;• Latest trends in food preparation (from vegan to classic French); and• Fun distractions and activities near the schools.