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Foodie Trips 2014 happening soon & 2015 dates announced!

Foodie Trips 2014 happening soon & 2015 dates announced!

  • Our PEI trip is a month away and Lisa is hosting it with Chatelaine Editor Lora Grady and guests from across Canada. Join us in celebrating PEI’s 150th Birthday from Aug 20-24, 2014.
  • Autumn 2014 trips to PARIS & ITALY are fast approaching; will you join us on a culinary adventure of a lifetime? We just had a reunion with year 1 & 2 guests from our Paris trips and had a ball reminiscing about all the fun we had. Read more here or call us to chat about what foodie adventures we will take you on 416-262-3400.
  • 2015 DATES ANNOUNCED -if you can’t join us this year, mark these important dates in your calendar for next year.
    • Paris – May 11-15
    • Northern Italy May 18-22
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Easter is coming

What is your favourite memory of Easter, mine was getting dressed up in a new dress grandma would buy us, then going to church and coming home to open up Easter eggs, the Italian ones had little prizes in the bottom. We would then go to a family member’s for a BIG italian lunch! Lamb was on the menu and it was (and still is) a big family affair.

Aunties and Uncles would give us chocolates and toys and grandma always had a little envelope of Easter money in tow. It was and still is a very special time of year for our family. This Easter we will be celebrating with our family in Italy and also checking in our Italian friends who are hosting our culinary adventure this October.

In the shop we will have some chocolate fun, Easter cookies, macarons and easter cupcakes for you to give to your little and loved ones. Pop in and say hi and show us your pretty Easter Sunday outfit. We’re at 1006 Dundas Street West, downtown Toronto right across from Trinity Bellwoods Park.

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xoLisa

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Our once-in-a-lifetime culinary trip to Northern Italy

Embark on a trip to Northern Italy and discover a hidden side of this country famous for its culinary history. Our once-in-a-lifetime trip will be a feast for your taste buds where you will see, experience and taste off-the-beaten-track delights in Venice and Trieste.

Wake up to your first morning in Italy and take a coffee tasting with a real brewing master. Spend the afternoon with one of the world’s most iconic winemakers to learn about, and sample, fine wines. After refining your palette, learn first-hand the art of cheese-making and pair your cheese with wine using your new knowledge.

Northern Italy is famous for its beautiful landscapes, which you will explore when you go mushroom hunting in the afternoon and find out how a simple picnic in the mountains can be a feast for the senses.

Explore the magical and rugged food wonderland north of Venice, where you will learn to make beautifully simple dishes handed down through families for generations.

Make a home-cooked meal with one of Italy’s finest Chefs in the evening and conclude your dinner by making authentic, heavenly Italian desserts.

Discover the art of honey-making from Italy’s best beekeepers and dine in world-class restaurants.

You won’t believe that a week flew by as you come home with memories of a truly unforgettable experience filled with new friends and delicious culinary adventures.

Dates: October 5 – October 12, 2014
To register your interest for the trip, email us at orders@ledolci.com

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Our Paris trip is half full! Will you be joining us?

JOIN US FOR A CULINARY ADVENTURE IN PARIS THIS OCTOBER

Be part of our second annual foodie trip to Paris.

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Book your space before July 30th to receive the early bird price, we have a few spaces remaining.

Dates: Monday October 7th – Saturday October 12th

Paris is one of the world’s top destinations for gourmands. Working side by side with classically trained French chefs you will learn to make some of the most desirable French treats like macarons, croissants, pain au chocolat, éclairs, profiteroles, Paris Brest, baguettes & more. Mornings will be spent in class and in the afternoons you will participate in walks and activities, taking in some of the city’s most atmospheric districts and markets. In the evenings you will dine at some of the city’s best-kept gastronomic secrets and have plenty of free time to explore on your own the world-class museums, galleries & wonderful shopping districts.

IMG_3736During your heavenly week of food tastings & experimentation in the kitchen with us you will have a full time Le Dolci ‘concierge’ with you. Past Le Dolci trips have brought travelers from around the world together for a memorable and entertaining week where great friendships were made and many laughs were shared. We limit space to 10 guests to ensure an intimate and interactive experience.

Pricing

Pricing includes all culinary classes, select meals and drinks, one week Paris transit pass, welcome pack and a personal concierge service from your Le Dolci host before departure and during your entire journey with us. A souvenir CD of photos will be sent to each guest upon return to their home city.

Cost

·      EARLY BIRD BOOKING SPECIAL (until July 30th, 2013): $1650.00 pp
·      AFTER JULY 30th:$ 1850.00pp
·      A $500 non-refundable deposit is required to secure your booking

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We leave accommodation and flight options open to your preference and budget. We have however negotiated a preferred rate at a local hotel steps from our culinary academy located in the centre of Paris, just a stone’s throw away from Notre Dame.

RESERVE NOW:

To find out more about the trip contact Lisa at Le Dolci to discuss full itinerary details and to reserve your space 416-262-3400 or email lisa@ledolci.com

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Sneak Peek! PARIS Foodie Trip July 2012!

A culinary adventure in Paris!

If you like to get your hands dirty experimenting in the kitchen, love exploring specialist food shops and taking in historic walking tours, then this is the tour for you. Paris is one of the world’s fabled destinations for gourmands! This tour includes a week of hands-on culinary classes, working side by side with classically trained French chefs you will learn to make some of the most desirable French treats like macarons, croissants, and baguettes. After you have mastered the art of French baking you will participate in themed walks and activities, taking in some of the city’s most atmospheric districts and markets and dine at some of the city’s best kept gastronomic secrets.

Group size is limited to 10 people for an intimate experience. There is also plenty of free time scheduled for visits to world-class museums, galleries and to savour some of the wonderful shopping, restaurants and brasseries that the city has to offer.

For gourmet food, there can be no other country in the world quite like France, and Paris, of course, is the capital of it all. There is so much to see and do, you will leave Paris with sore feet, but having had a taste, you will want to come back for more. It is everything you imagine it to be, romantic, inspiring, vibrant even outrageous, but best of all Paris is simply unique.

If you interested in hearing more about our fabulous upcoming trip to Paris please send us an email at orders@ledolci.com to receive further details.