Category: Chef Interview

Closeup of homemade pasta on an Italy cooking vacation
Oct 11, 2016

Interview with Chef Stefano of our Bologna Cooking Vacation

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. 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 Stefano of our Foodie Experience in Bologna…

Gourmet dessert made during France cooking classes
Jul 06, 2016

Interview with Chef Maynard of Gourmet Cuisine in France

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 with two professional chefs (and sometimes even three!) One of those chefs is Chef Maynard, who started…

Delicious Indian cuisine prepared during a cooking vacation in India with The International Kitchen.
Dec 04, 2015

Culinary Tour in India Chef Interview

Next in our series of chef interviews is with Ms. Monica Bhatia, who leads our cooking class in Agra (India). She learned to cook from her mother, and has been…

View of the vineyards on your food and wine tour
Oct 12, 2015

Host Interview: Tuscany’s Treasures Culinary Vacation

Often our interviews feature a Q&A with the chefs of our culinary vacations, but we can’t overlook another important aspect of your trip: your hosts overseas, who don’t always play the role of cooking class chef as well. At our Tuscany’s Treasures trip, George and Linda, a husband and wife team, are foodies…

Baking during a cooking vacation in France with The International Kitchen.
Sep 11, 2015

Cooking in Brittany Chef Interview

Did you know we now cook in Brittany? We’re so pleased to add this amazingly beautiful region to our offerings of cooking vacations. And it is a wonderful cooking itinerary, with cooking courses in …