Want the ideal culinary travel experience for today’s food world? Take this trip to Costa Rica, named the 2019 UN Champion of the Earth. You’ll discover how this small Latin American nation is committed to sustainability, and how entire communities are addressing pressing environmental issues through innovative programming. It’s a unique, one-on-one connection with the people and products of Costa Rica that will change how you see the world of food.
It’s a wondrous landscape of mountains and plains. Begin your journey in San José and dine at a restaurant dedicated to indigenous gastronomy. Leave the city and start experiencing rural Costa Rica—visit an artisan goat farm that is a living classroom and experience outdoor hands-on demos of sustainable farming practices. You’ll visit a farm-to-table restaurant and participate in a hands-on workshop, learning about sustainability in action.
Itineraries and destinations are always changing so CIA students get the best possible travel experience to be exposed to the latest international techniques and flavors.