Category: Chef Interview

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October 30, 2017

By Peg Kern

Tuscany Culinary Trips: Interview with Chianti Host Chef Andrea

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In our continuing series of chefs' interviews we're talking today with one of The International Kitchen's newest chefs, the wonderful Andrea from Chianti, your guide on one of our best Tuscany culinary trips. Andrea considers himself a Chianti culinary "host" - he wants to introduce everyone to the wonders of the Chianti countryside, from its amazing and authentic, age-old recipes, to its delicious wines and gorgeous scenery. If you'd like… Read
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August 14, 2017

By Peg Kern

Mexico Cooking Vacations: Interview with Chef Alejandra on the Riviera Maya

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Many of our travelers are starting to plan their winter trips - and no destination is as enticing in winter as Mexico! Whether you are heading to the coast or the interior, you'll find gorgeous natural beauty and amazing food. And what better way to kick off our Mexico week than with an interview with the wonderful Chef Ale of our cooking vacation on the Riviera Maya! What is your… Read
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June 13, 2017

By Peg Kern

Tuscany Culinary Trip: Chef Interview with Marco Ortolani

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For a short luxury stay in Tuscany, nothing beats the wonders of our Luxury and Gastronomy at L'Andana cooking vacation. The accommodations are a beautiful manor hotel on a large estate, and the classes are at the MIchelin-star restaurant La Trattoria Enrico Bartolini with Cher Marco Ortolani, whose passion is to make gourmet Tuscan cuisine approachable and fun. The restaurant's philosophy, following that of master chef Bartolini, is "contemporary classic"—or… Read
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October 11, 2016

By Liz SanFilippo Hall

Interview with Chef Stefano of our Bologna Cooking Vacation

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Even Italians who aren't from Emilia Romagna often find themselves saying that this Italian region - known for its charcuterie, bread, and so much more -- has the best cuisine in all of Italy, which you can experience on our Bologna cooking vacation. In other words, if you're a foodie, then Emilia-Romagna should be at the top of your bucket list. But don't just take our word for it; Chef… Read
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July 6, 2016

By Liz SanFilippo Hall

Interview with Chef Maynard of Gourmet Cuisine in France

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There's no question that France is known for its gastronomy. Delve into this gourmet world by heading to the Loire countryside, a French region known for its bread and delicious ingredients, and learning to cook classic and modern French cuisine. Although now retired, for many years Chef Maynard taught our culinary travelers the ins and outs of French cuisine. The chef started his cooking school alongside his wife, and for… Read
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July 1, 2016

By Peg Kern

Italy Culinary Tours: Chef Interview with Anna Maria

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We are very excited about one of The International Kitchen's newest itineraries in Italy! The Abruzzo region is known for its diverse landscape (from mountains to seaside) and its wonderful gastronomy; our latest addition in Abruzzo is based in the charming town of Vasto, which lies on the Adriatic Coast. To continue our series of Chef interviews, today we're talking to Anna Maria, mother to your host Fabrizio and your… Read
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