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Food Writers in Cilento Retreat


  • Borgo La Pietraia (map)

FOOD WRITERS IN CILENTO: May 14 – 19, 2020

Sometimes the best way to improve your food writing (not to mention your life) is to step away from the computer…and travel to a little-known region of south Italy. Join Domenica Marchetti and Kathy Gunst ~ two highly respected and award-winning food writers ~ and a small group of like-minded food lovers for five memorable days at a retreat overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea. This spectacular private site, a stone’s throw from the ancient temples at Paestum, is the ideal spot for a relaxed and revitalizing workshop designed to clear your head, motivate you, and make you a better food writer.

Tour Highlights

  • Five-course tasting menu at Borgo La Pietraia’s own fine dining restaurant, FOOD.

  • Private tour of Italy’s best producer of buffalo mozzarella, with lunch at the farm.

  • Guided tour of the ancient temples at Paestum.

  • Visit to a fig and chocolate confectionery tucked away in the Cilento National Park.

  • Cooking class with a Baronessa at her farm estate.

  • Hike in the countryside followed by a 0KM picnic lunch.