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Cuisine and Culture

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Program Type Departmental
Program Location Bordeaux, Paris, France
Course # SA 19999
Duration Spring Break
Upcoming Program Dates
To Be Announced
Past Dates
Spring Break 2018 03/10/18 to 03/18/18

Program Leader

Name Ambarish Lulay

Enrollment Details: Enrollment Currently Closed

Program Description

Travel to France for spring break and take a big bite of the Culture and Cuisine of France- Bordeaux and Paris. Learn what makes the area a great tourism venue and an exciting center for food, beverage and culture. This is a 3 credit hybrid class that meets every other week on campus and will travel to France during spring break.

Program Highlights (all visits subject to change)- March 10-18

  • Includes door to door transport
  • Most meals covered
  • Flights and hotels included
  • Wine  tasting seminars
  • Introduction to viticulture and tours of vineyards
  • Regional cheeses and cheesemaking
  • Cité du Vin wine museum
  • Oyster farm with tasting
  • St Emilion, visit of a wine cellar
  • Agen prunes and distellery
  • Cahors wine + tasting
  • Visit Sarlat-la Canédat + excursion Périgord
  • foie gras museum
  • Ecomuseum black truffle
  • Goose farm
  • Aubusson tapestry
  • Limoges porcelain
  • Visit of a goat cheese farm
  • Guided visit Paris
  • Ecole Ritz Escoffier / Visit of school Alain Ducasse
  • Visit of Rungis food procurement market
  • Museum and architecture tours

Academic Credit

3 credits


All majors welcome. Priority given to HTM students.

Program Cost

Tentative cost- 3600-3800$

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