Take an international culinary and cooking trip with one of ICE's professional chefs. If it's France or Italy that's your flavor, you will have hands-on cooking classes with professional chefs, pastry chefs and bakers. You will immerse yourself in the culture and cuisines of these countries by touring and visiting markets, wineries, specialty shops, farms, and historical sites to get a true feel of the land and all of its riches that make up each country's unique cuisine and outstanding food. Come join us to travel abroad and cook, eat and experience the incredible cuisines of these culinary Meccas.
Cuisine Course in France at Le Moulin Bregeon
June 14-22, 2017
Join Kathryn Gordon, ICE Chef-Instructor and co-author of two books Les Petits Macarons, Colorful French Confections to Make at Home and Les Petits Sweets, Two-Bite Desserts from the French Patisserie, for a fabulous annual opportunity to work hands-on with 6 chefs, pastry chefs and bread bakers in fine dining restaurants, professional patisseries and artisan boulangeries located throughout the Western Loire Valley (between Angers and Saumur). Click here to learn more.
Italy: Culinary Immersion Tours 2017
Classic Culinary Immersion: May 20–27 • June 10–17 • July 1–8 • July 15–22
Wine Country Tour: September 23–30
Truffle Tour: October 7–14
Olive Oil and Truffle Hunting Tour: October 21–29
Celebrate the bounty of the Italian countryside at Cucina della Terra. During each day or our culinary-centered program, we will visit the region's picturesque towns that date back centuries and discover local markets, shops, winemakers, and artisans. Each evening we will continue our unique epicurean journey as Chef Gerri Sarnataro and her team lead the preparation of a fabulous meal that honors the timeless traditions of this simple and rustic Italian cuisine. We conclude each day at our convivial table with a feast of our own delicious preparations. Click here to learn more.