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MAY 5-12, 2018


LIFE IN SICILY food & wine tour: an off the beaten path Italian adventure with Chef Linda Sarris

Live like a local and experience #lifeinsicily during this all-inclusive spring food/wine tour with Chef Linda Sarris.

Linda Sarris is a NYC-based private chef who splits her time between meal planning for her mover-and-shaker clients and olive harvesting on travels around Sicily to write her upcoming mini magazine, SNACK Sicily.  Her unparalleled love for Sicily, cooking, and her insider access to the best food and wine producers make her the perfect leader for exploring all the best things about Sicilian life, culture and cuisine.  

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On this culinary road trip, guests will source local products, then go back to the kitchen and learn how to make the most of these ingredients in their cooking. Amazing day trips to our favorite local spots, winery tours, and a sommelier selection of wines with all meals round out the week. Western Sicily is the perfect place to experience true Sicilian life as a local and to immerse yourself in it’s rich culture.   

BOOKINGS: MAY 5-12, 2018 

SAVE 10% on your spring #lifeinsicily trip if you book before March 1st.

RESERVE YOUR SPOT ONLINE

For more information, feel free to contact our organizer Amie Ruditz. +1 (973)-327-2336 amie@montecastelli.com

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  • The week includes overnight accommodations at Don Giovanni hotel in Sambuca di Sicilia (voted one of Italy's most beautiful villages), all of your meals, local transportation as described in the itinerary including pickup and drop-off at Palermo airport. We've included all of the materials for your cooking classes, optional morning yoga, organized day trips + local wine during all meals/tours/tastings. oh yea!
  • This intimate trip will be limited to 12 people max so grab a few friends and join us for a semi-private tour!
  • Not included in pricing: Airfare, all extra beverages and food outside of itinerary, additional transportation outside of itinerary. 
  • Read more about our hosts' organic wine + olive oil : Di Giovanna  http://www.di-giovanna.com
ABOUT: CHEF LINDA SARRIS Raised in a big Greek-American family with a Chef grandfather and a fisherman dad, Linda has been in love with food her whole life. After the French Culinary Institute and a few stints in restaurants, Linda took off to sharpen her culinary skills in her own adventurous way - working on a farm-to-table cooking school and wine estate in Sicily, spending two summers as a private-chef in Tuscany, and traveling back to Sicily every year since to work the olive harvest.   In summer 2016, she spent two months in Sicily researching and gathering insider information on Sicilian food tourism, in preparation of her new venture, SNACKsicily, a printed mini magazine with down to earth recipes, interviews with her favorite local Sicilians, and the best tips for travelers.

ABOUT: CHEF LINDA SARRIS

Raised in a big Greek-American family with a Chef grandfather and a fisherman dad, Linda has been in love with food her whole life. After the French Culinary Institute and a few stints in restaurants, Linda took off to sharpen her culinary skills in her own adventurous way - working on a farm-to-table cooking school and wine estate in Sicily, spending two summers as a private-chef in Tuscany, and traveling back to Sicily every year since to work the olive harvest.   In summer 2016, she spent two months in Sicily researching and gathering insider information on Sicilian food tourism, in preparation of her new venture, SNACKsicily, a printed mini magazine with down to earth recipes, interviews with her favorite local Sicilians, and the best tips for travelers.

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