Gourmet Getaways

50 Top Spots To Cook And Learn

Book Description

Cook your way across the U.S.A.! Foodies of all stripes and sensibilities—from budding chefs to kitchen divas—will flock to this where-to travel guide detailing fifty of America's top recreational cooking programs.

Gourmet Getaways is the essential guide to planning and getting the most out of a culinary vacation, whether one is a beginning cook or an accomplished gourmet. From well-known culinary schools to country inns, from a weekend to a week, it offers in-depth descriptions of a variety of cooking school getaway options, with additional information on accommodations and local attractions. Bonus features include recipes, cooking tips, and chef profiles. California's COPIA in the Napa Valley, Wisconsin's Destination Koehler, and Virginia's Inn at Little Washington are just a few of the outstanding and eclectic getaways profiled. Whatever one's skill level, budget, or schedule, Gourmet Getaways has everyone covered.

About David, Joe

Joe David has been traveling the globe in search of the perfect meal for decades. To support his food habit, he has taught school, worked in pr, marketing, and magazine advertising, authored countless articles (many on food and international cooking schools) and four books, and reported five radio stories for NPR's "The Best of our Knowledge." He has been a guest on numerous radio and TV shows and is a long-time member of the National Press Club in Washington. Recent articles he has written include an interview with Jaques Pepin and a piece on the Ritz Escoffier Cooking School in Paris.