Study Abroad in Italy

  • Global Cuisines and Cultures Trip to Italy

    Wine, cheese, pasta, meats, spices…welcome to Italian cuisine, influential and legendary in the culinary world. You’ll be in the middle of it all during these 10 days in Italy, learning about this popular cuisine that dates back to the 4th century BC and the Roman Empire. Of course, you’ll enjoy authentic local foods, beverages, and agricultural products. You’ll also meet culinary professionals and entrepreneurs in the region who will share their knowledge and insights into Italian culture and its unique culinary history.

    Other highlights:

    • Learn about pasta production and eat at several acclaimed restaurants in Italy.
    • Take a tour of local food producers, wineries, restaurants, and an artisanal grain mill that makes flour for pasta and bread.
    • Take a guided tour of Pompeii and explore ancient Roman cuisine.
    • Visit Ceglie Messapica for a cooking demonstration on the local dish, Sagna Penta.

    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.