Culinary & Cultural Escape to NYC
3 Days & 2 Nights
Start your Big Apple getaway by checking into your elegant boutique hotel in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. Conveniently located in the midst of the City’s excitement, it's the perfect place to call home for this vacation. On one of the evenings, you’ll visit one of the top recreation culinary schools in New York City to nurture your inner chef. Whether new to the kitchen or a culinary veteran looking to add to your repertoire, you'll enjoy this fine evening with a top-notch chef instructor. Best of all, you will join your classmates in a multi-course meal that you helped prepare! On your second day in Manhattan you will take a savory walking tour of Chelsea Marketing and the Meatpacking District, learning insider facts while sampling famous New York fare at local eateries and specialty shops that you might not otherwise experience. After your tasty lunch tour, the day is yours to seek out other favorite New York adventures and sites. Hopefully you’ll save room for more fabulous cuisine later in the evening, because you will be dining at one of New York’s top restaurants guided by one of the City’s preeminent chefs.
The Kimberly Hotel - King Deluxe - For One (Dbl Occ)
Nestled in New York City's fashionable East Side stands a hotel in Manhattan, unique in spirit and steeped in hospitality. The Kimberly Hotel New York provides guests with an intimate and unique experience in timeless elegance. Convenient to Grand Central Terminal, Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall, Times Square, the Theater District, the United Nations, as well as some of the world's most outstanding museums, popular attractions and luxury shopping, The Kimberly Hotel is the ideal destination for a well-earned culinary vacation getaway. website »
Breakfast at Upstairs
On-site dining includes Upstairs, a 30th-floor rooftop restaurant with panoramic views. It is open daily for breakfast as well as evening drinks and snacks. During the week you will enjoy a breakfast buffet that will get you ready for your day’s culinary adventures.
I Love "Cooking" New York!
You’re about to experience world-class cooking in the heart of New York City! Travel the culinary world from the comfort of a beautiful kitchen studio with an endless selection of hands-on cooking classes taught by renowned Chef Instructors. Choose from cooking classes that range in focus and discipline, like 'cooking for couples' or 'culinary essentials'. From the perfect Thai curry and Indian take-out, to farmer’s market favorites and cooking comfort food classics, you'll find flavor and fun in these educational, yet entertaining courses. Enjoy the freshest of ingredients in the same state-of-the-art kitchens used by the pros, taught by the pros - and enjoyed by recreational culinary students from around the globe.
Chelsea Market and Meatpacking District Foodie Tour
Taste delicious specialties from six food shops and restaurants during this food and culture tour. Discover how these two areas have evolved into one of the hottest destinations in NYC. You’ll learn about specialty food shops, Meatpacking District restaurants (that have produced 2 Iron Chefs), and boutique shopping. Food tastings vary depending upon when you travel, but you can expect to enjoy delicious food tastings from a French Bakery, Gourmet Food Importers, Cookie and Cupcake shop, Italian Specialty Food Shop, Fish Market, Hudson Valley Dairy and Italian Steak House...and more! Enough food is served that you will not require lunch afterwards.
Chef's Tasting Dinner at Mario Batali's Del Posto
Del Posto is the ultimate expression of what an Italian restaurant should be. Joe Bastianich, Lidia Bastianich and Mario Batali represent a convergence of different styles and experiences. The restaurant concept generated at Del Posto can best be described as trans-generational: an expression of the evolution of cuisines, menus, service and ambiance that have characterized the history of the Italian dining experience in this country.
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