Giuliano Hazan and his wife Lael will be your hosts for the week’s activities. Giuliano Hazan is one of the foremost authorities on Italian cooking. He has published five cookbooks that have earned him a James Beard Award nomination and the World Cookbook Award for Best Italian Cookbook in the English Language. In 2007 the International Association of Culinary Professionals named him Cooking Teacher of the Year.
Marilisa Allegrini is her family’s ambassador at large. She regularly presents the wines of her native Valpolicella, and introduces audiences to the terroir from which they spring at stellar events throughout the United States and Europe. Allegrini’s Amarone, La Poja, and Recioto Giovanni Allegrini have all been recipients of Italy’s prestigious “Tre Bicchieri” award. You will be the beneficiary of a behind the scenes winery tour - not available to the general public - guided by Marilisa Allegrini.