Culinary Arts Programs
The Great Food Cities of the World
6-Session Evening Course

Food expert and passionate culinary historian Fred Plotkin offers a gastronome’s dream tour of six global centers of food and drink: Bologna, Buenos Aires, London, Lyon, Tokyo, and San Francisco. A reception featuring specialties from each location follows the final program in the series.

Tuesday, January 16, February 13, March 6, April 10, May 8, and June 5, 2018 - 6:45 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Old Vines, New Wines: The Resurgence of American Heritage Grapes

Jerry Eisterhold of Vox Vineyards in Missouri offers insights into how winemakers are meeting the scientific and technical challenges of reclaiming the commercial viability of rare American grapes, highlighted by an in-depth guided tasting of nine of Vox’s wines.

Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 2:00 p.m.
Discovering Lombardy

Stunning architecture, centuries of glorious art, and cuisine celebrated around the world: Lombardy has it all. Food historian Francine Segan offers a guide to the cultural heritage and attractions of this northern Italian magnet for travelers—and a taste of some authentic regional specialties.

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 6:45 p.m.
Olive Oil: In Search of Liquid Gold

Join Curtis Cord, president of the New York International Olive Oil Competition and publisher of Olive Oil Times, for a fascinating (and delicious) day that examines the history, varieties, and complexities of olive oils from around the world. You’ll never think of that bottle of extra-virgin on your kitchen counter in the same way.

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.