Discover Culinary Delights and the Sights of the Italian Lakes & Veneto regions and Slovenia with Chef Cathy Whims
ITINERARY AND PRICING COMING SOON!!!
About Your Host:
A born-again Italian, Chef Cathy is a six-time James Beard Award finalist and one of the two Oregon chefs to be a part of the White House Diplomatic Corps of Chefs. Invited by the James Beard Foundation and the US State Department, Cathy represented the United States at the World Expo 2015 in Milan. In the course of her professional career, Cathy has studied with Marcella and Victor Hazan at their home in Venice, and Madeleine Kamman at the School for American Chefs. Co-owner of award-winning restaurant “Nostrana”, Cathy has cooked with Giancinto Albarello in Genoa and in his own kitchen at the Antica Torre Trattoria in Barbaresco, and with Marco Forneris at Osteria La Libera in Alba, both renowned restaurants of the Langhe. Her passion and never-ending curiosity for Italy takes Cathy there many times every year. She is excited to share some of her personal connections with local chefs and producers with you, and to return to some of the places close to her heart.