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CULINARY JOURNEYS with Joanne Weir

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Joanne Weir is a James Beard Award-winning cookbook author, international cooking teacher and renowned chef. We are thrilled to announce Joanne Weir’s Culinary Journey Cinque Terre in May and October 2017 are fully sold out! Stay tuned for a 2018 date announcement soon

This tour will include several hands-on cooking classes that focus on the best of the region’s cuisine. Guests will cook in the villa’s gorgeous well-equipped kitchen and outdoor wood-fired pizza oven, using the freshest seasonal ingredients from outdoor markets and butcher shops in the village. Discovering that Ligurian cuisine is some of the best in the world!

In addition to cooking classes at the villa, guests will explore the villages of the area as well as visit the local bakery to see the making of focaccia al formaggio, wine tastings and biodynamic vineyard visits, a VIP boat tour, lunch at a favorite osteria with gorgeous views of the Mediterranean, private market tours, and so much more.

CULINARY JOURNEYS with Joanne Weir

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Disclaimer

Villa Valentina reserves the right to cancel any events, workshops, retreats and tours due to inadequate participation. In this case you will be notified within 3-4 weeks of the event start date. Villa Valentina is not responsible for any external expenses incurred in preparation for any canceled event including airline tickets, loss of work or any other costs associated in preparing for the trip. This is why we highly encourage our guests to purchase travel insurance to protect them against the rare chance of cancellation.