Participants in our Institute Programs as well as guests may choose to take any or all of the special classes described below:
Italian Language Mini-Course
Daily lessons of basic Italian, with emphasis on oral communication and pronunciation through lively exchanges.
For program participants and guests.
Price: $350. Includes daily lessons.
Italian Cooking Classes
Mediterranean Cuisine of Campania : a series of regional southern Italian cooking lessons will be offered in the kitchens of the area's most famous restaurants. A gastronomic hands-on adventure where you will learn the finest traditional local pastas, savory Mediterranean side dishes, and seafood specialties. Then sit down and sample your labors at a four-course lunch! Take home the recipes and insiders' knowledge of ingredients.
For guests & program participants.
Price: $375 for series of 3 lessons (Guests only)
$135 for an individual lesson. Includes instruction, transportation, interpreter-escort, 5-course meal and recipes. (Open to both guests and Institute participants)
For guests: A ceramics class will be offered at a world famous ceramics center within walking distance of the hotel. Daily sessions will take you through each step of shaping a piece, painting, glazing, and firing your own work, in the superb facilities of this hub of ceramics under the direction of talented artisans. A visit to the Ceramics Museum located at the Villa Guariglia is included.
Price: $365. Includes daily two hour sessions. (Guests only)
Individual 2-hour Ceramics Workshops also available: $65 (Open to both guests and Institute participants)