April 13 – 15, 2018
- Tour of The Hill
Join Domencia Marchetti for a virtual tour of Italy and regional Italian food at The Inns at St. Albans! As the author of seven acclaimed books on Italian home cooking, Domenica has made it her mission to bring authentic Italian recipes into the homes of America’s cooks and is excited to bring this same passion into the kitchen at the Inns and to share it with you.
During this custom designed weekend, we will focus on the food of one of Italy’s least known regions and Domenica’s favorite—Abruzzo, where her family is from. Situated east of Rome, Abruzzo extends from the Apennine Mountains to the Adriatic coast. It is a spectacular, unspoiled region with rich and diverse culinary traditions.
The weekend will kick off with hands-on class time, a cooking demonstration and a special Welcome Dinner at the Inns, featuring homemade pasta from Abruzzo and other specialties of the region.
On Saturday, after morning class time, we’ll venture to The Hill, St. Louis’s Italian neighborhood, for a walking tour and lunch with stops at select groceries and bakeries. The afternoon is dedicated to the art of pizza making, Abruzzo style. In this hands-on class, we will roll up our sleeves and make homemade pizza dough, plus a variety of toppings. Best of all, we will enjoy the fruits of our labor with a special wood-fired pizza dinner at the Inns.
Throughout the weekend, books will be available for purchase and signing, and on Sunday, join Domenica for an Italian farewell breakfast before departing.
Price – $500
Price – $250
Camp begins Friday, April 13th at 3:00 PM and concludes Sunday, April 15th at 10:30 AM
A limited number of accommodations are available and will be booked on a first-come basis, payment is due at time of booking. Contact The Inns at St. Albans to arrange for accommodations before purchasing your tickets or, purchase an all-inclusive ticket online and someone will contact you to book the accommodations that best fit your needs.