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Pho Bo Vietnamese soup on a Southeast Asia culinary tour.

Cooking and Culture in Vietnam and Cambodia

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Discover the intoxicating flavors of Southeast Asia on one of our top tours.

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Spaghetti with mussels and clams as prepared on a cooking vacation on the Amalfi Coast

A Culinary Adventure in Puglia

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Savor the foods and wines of Italy on a cooking adventure in Puglia this winter or any time of year.

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Great wines and good friends Robert, Visiting Argentina

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Cuisine And Wine of Mendoza

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Enjoy a Mendoza wine tour full of delectable food and great memories.

The Best Culinary Vacations

When you book a trip with TIK you’re not just getting an authentic and top quality cooking experience, you are entrusting your trip to a group of expert, experienced, and passionate tour coordinators and fellow foodies who are dedicated to making sure you have the trip of your dreams. We’ll call on our many decades of experience in the culinary travel industry to give you a trip unlike any other. Don’t believe us? Give us a call—we’ll let our customer service speak for itself. Our Staff

“Helping fellow travelers explore

the world through food brings me joy on a daily basis. I knew my ideal job would be something combining my love for Italy, food, and travel.

I can’t help pointing people to Italy; it’s a place of sincere warmth and heavenly food.”

–Peg Kern, Vice President

Our Staff's Favorite Vacations


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Portugal
A view of Lisbon on a Lisbon food tour.

Lisbon Food Tour

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3 Nights Starting At $1,395

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Our Tried And True Bestsellers


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Italy
A view of the Mediterranean during an Amalfi Coast cooking vacation

Culinary Experience on the Amalfi Coast

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6 Nights Starting At $3,600

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Greek ruins in Taormina during an authentic cooking vacation in Sicily

Elegant Taormina and The Eastern Coast

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4 or 6 Nights Starting At $2,550

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USA
Roast Duck with beetroot sauce on our Food Lover's Chicago foodie tour

Food Lover's Chicago

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3 Nights Starting At $900

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Spain
Clams freshly prepared on a cooking vacation in Spain

Cooking in Andalusian Olive Country

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3 or 5 Nights Starting At $1,500

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View of the Florence skyline during your Tuscany culinary tour

Florence for the Food Lover

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5 Nights Starting At $2,600

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Greece
Lunch by the sea in Greece on a Greek culinary tour

Greek Cooking Odyssey

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7 Nights Starting At $1,946

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Portugal
Pasteis de nata enjoyed on a culinary tour of Portugal

Delectable Portugal in Historic Évora

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4 or 6 Nights Starting At $2,475

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Peru
Visiting Machu Picchu during a Peru cooking vacation

Taste of Peru

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6 Nights Starting At $3,150

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Italy
Gondola in Venice during a cooking vacation in the Veneto

A Venice Cooking Odyssey

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5 Nights Starting At $3,200

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Chef Silvia's kitchen during your cooking vacation in Tuscany

Cooking Under the Tuscan Sun

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3 or 6 Nights Starting At $1,650

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Spaghetti with mussels and clams as prepared on a cooking vacation on the Amalfi Coast

A Culinary Adventure in Puglia

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6 Nights Starting At $3,690

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Delicious seafood dish on an Italian culinary tour

Mediterranean Cooking Experience

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4 or 6 Nights Starting At $2,550

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Client Testimonial

Cooking in the French Alps

Deborah T., California

“Overall, the cooking program in the French Alps was a wonderful culinary and cultural experience provided with great heart, warmth, hospitality and pride by the hosts!!!”

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France
Paris at sunset on the best Paris food tours.

Weekend in Paris

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2 Nights Starting At $550

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A view of Paris at night.

Best of Paris

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3 or 6 Nights Starting At $1,850

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A beautiful day at Castle Sween on your culinary vacation in Scotland

Undiscovered Scotland

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Exterior of the converted farmhouse that will be your home on your Burgundy culinary tour.

Colors of Burgundy

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Canal du Midi on a foodie tour in France

Savor the Flavors of the Languedoc

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Tuscan Cantucci enjoyed during a cooking vacation

Luxury Lucca Villa Cooking

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View from the Venice Lido, home for your Venice food tour.

Insider's Venice

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Braised meat dish on your gourmet cooking vacation in France

Cooking in Gascony

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3 or 5 Nights Starting At $1,005

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France Cooking Vacations and Dining in Provence

Bonjour Provence

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6 Nights Starting At $4,490

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Pear tart Tatin made during a cooking vacation in France.

Robert Ash Cookery School

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5 Nights Starting At $2,335

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Mexico
Enjoying time outside on a cooking vacation in Mexico

Hola Mexico

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5 or 7 Nights Starting At $1,855

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Poule au Pot on French culinary tour

Cooking in Brittany

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Custom Trips

Which of our trips can be customized? Any of them! We can also start from scratch and design a tour entirely around your personal wishes, even in regions you don’t see represented among our current offerings. Our decades of working exclusively in the field of culinary tourism mean we have contacts all over the world, and can put together custom cooking vacations and foodie tours usually in about 48 hours or less. Just give us a call or send us an email and we’ll get the process started! Contact Us

How About a One-Day Class?

For those who don’t have time for a full culinary vacation, The International Kitchen offers one-day cooking classes in Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Mexico, Argentina, and more. Our cooking courses provide an authentic and educational cooking experience that is rich in both culture and cuisine – not to mention being a lot of fun. If you don’t see your destination of choice listed, please contact us about a custom class, as we may still be able to make your culinary dreams come true. Learn More

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Traditional foods Skyline of the Old City in Jerusalem on a culinary tour of Israel with The International Kitchen.

Cuisine and Culture of Israel

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7 Nights Starting At $6,990

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A view of the olive groves at sunrise during our Spain food tours in Andalusia.

Flavors of Andalusia

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Portugal
The city of Porto visited on our Porto wine tours and Portugal cooking vacations.

Flavors of Portugal Culinary Tour

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View of the vineyards in the Montaigne de Reims, visited on a wine tour of Champagne country

Celebrating Champagne Country

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3 Nights Starting At $2,250

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Temple of Concordia visited on you Sicily cooking vacation

Sicily Cooking Vacation: Best of the West

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6 Nights Starting At $3,270

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Plaza in Seville visited during your Culinary Vacation

Taste of Seville

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Elegant garden at the 5* luxury villa Cordevigo in the Veneto.

A Five-Star Retreat in the Veneto

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Typical Italian products

Cook in the Heart of Chianti

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Piedmont landscape on an Italy culinary tour

Bountiful Piedmont

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View of Santorini of our Greek cooking vacation

Greek Gastronomy on Santorini

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Traveling on the UNESCO Bernina Express in the Swiss Alps during a culinary tour of Northern Italy

Cooking in the Valtellina Valley

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View of the Veneto, home for your culinary vacation

Michelin Star Cooking on the Prosecco Road

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2 or 3 Nights Starting At $995

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River and hills on a cooking vacation in Spain

Insider's Gourmet Tour of Spain

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View of Tuscan olive trees on a cooking vacation in Italy

Cooking and Vineyards of Southern Tuscany

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The wines of Bordeaux sampled on a culinary tour of France

Best of Bordeaux

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Typical hand-made boat on a culinary tour of Peru

Colors and Flavors of Northern Peru

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5 Nights Starting At $1,580

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The ruins of Kuelap near Chachapoyas, Peru

Culinary Journey into the Amazon

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Taste of Thailand culinary tour in Bangkok and Chiang Mai

Taste of Thailand

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4 Nights Starting At $1,300

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Delicious Asian dish during a cooking vacation in Southeast Asia

Cruise on the Mekong River

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Pho Bo Vietnamese soup on a Southeast Asia culinary tour.

Cooking and Culture in Vietnam and Cambodia

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8 Nights Starting At $3,170

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Argentina

Cuisine And Wine of Mendoza

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5 Nights Starting At $2,300

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Mexico
Delicious dish during our Mexico cooking vacation

Hola Coastal Mexico

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Tacos enjoyed on our Cooking in the Yucatan culinary vacation

Culinary Yucatan

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From Our Blog

Recipes, travel ideas and tips, high-lights from our cooking travels, chef interviews, and more. Check out our blog for insights in an industry where we have a ton of experience.

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Skyline of the Old City in Jerusalem on a culinary tour of Israel with The International Kitchen.

Introducing Our New Israel Culinary Tour

February 19, 2020

We are thrilled to announce our new culinary tour of Israel! What is Israeli cuisine? Why travel to Israel on a culinary tour? What can…

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Making tortellini pasta during cooking classes in Italy

The History of Tortellini: Emilia Romagna Cooking Vacations

February 13, 2020

Pastas abound in Italy, but none quite have the legend that tortellini does. The navel-shaped pasta has a story all its own, and while tellings…

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