St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) January 18, 2013
L’École Culinaire Academy for Culinary Development is now offering an international culinary program excursion to Tuscany, Italy. From May 31 through June 7, those who make the trip are scheduled to stay in 14th century villa hotels located in Figline Valdarno and partake in hands-on cooking classes led by Chef Claudio Piantini. The trip also includes authentic Italian meals and excursions throughout the Tuscan region of Italy including a walking tour of Florence.
“Typically L’Ecole Culinaire concludes its culinary degree programs with trips like this one,” says John Womick, Dean of Culinary Studies for L’École Culinaire. “We are excited to present a trip of this caliber, which offers an intimate look at Italian cooking and also the Tuscan region of Italy, to the general public. Whether you are a novice or an advanced cook, this trip guarantees an unforgettable opportunity to learn more about the deceptively simple approach the Tuscan’s use in their pursuit of good food.”
Included in the package are five nights of accommodations at Hotel Villa Casagrande [built into the city's original wall and dates back to the renaissance] in Figline Valdarno and one night accommodations at Rome’s Grand Hotel Beverly Hills, round-trip airfare and transfers from St. Louis to Rome, four hands-on cooking classes, meals, transfers and excursions. The package is offered for $4,700 per person and based on availability.
For a complete itinerary or to learn more about this culinary trip or to register, visit lecoleacademy.com or call the L’École Culinaire Academy at 314-264-1999.
About L’École Culinaire Academy
L’Ecole Culinaire Academy offers gourmet cooking classes in St. Louis designed for the public. Classes range from cooking to wine tasting; ice carving to baking. The 2,000-square-foot facility is equipped with high-end residential appliances to give students the feel of a home kitchen. More information about the Academy can be found at http://www.lecoleacademy.com or by calling 314-264-1999.
L’Ecole Culinaire Academy
9200 Olive Boulevard, Suite 108
Olivette, MO 63132