A Unique Italian Experience…
Coming in 2022, join Chef Justin Menick on a unique food and beverage tour through the heart of Umbria with local travel guides Federico & Giacomo Fabbrizi. The trip will consist of hands-on cooking classes, demonstrations from local artisans, a visit to an olive oil factory, wine destinations, cheese-making, truffle foraging, and much more. The behind the scenes experiences will take you much further than the normal tourist destinations while connecting the small group of travelers to true authentic Italian culture.
The idea of these excursions through Italy were born from the experiences Justin and his wife, Emily had during a 4-month trip through nine of the 20 regions in the Italian countryside. There they worked for many restaurants, visited numerous wineries, cheesemakers, local artisans, and farmers in a trip that has shaped both of their culinary careers. The ability to share a small portion of what was experienced during this visit is what has inspired the Culinary Rd. to offer this very unique tour with Federico and Giacomo as your local Umbrian tour guides. The Fabbrizi family, Emily’s cousins, have a one-of-a-kind vision on all Umbria has to offer and would like to share it with more people.
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