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Culinary Getaways

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A Culinary Immersion Into Wine Country Hospitality and The Enchantment of Wood Fired Cooking!


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Join Andrea Mugnaini, the industry leader in open hearth cooking, and author of the “Art of Wood Fired Cooking”. Become an expert in every aspect of managing your oven and cooking a bounty of extraordinary meals. Andrea has developed this hands-on culinary experience especially for a small group of people to enjoy Sonoma Wine Country.

Absorb the countryside with local olive oil and cheese, local wines and produce all a short distance from the school. Bringing Mugnaini back to our roots, the school is located a short distance from Mugnaini’s headquarters where the ovens are manufactured. Guests stay at a choice of luxury hotels and all levels of experience are welcome!

Not only did I learn to master my wood fired oven under the capable instruction of Andrea herself, I got to experience all that wine country has to offer.


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Pricing & Accommodations


This is a comprehensive program that features local meats, fish and produce. Prices include lodging, meals, regional wines and cooking classes. Shuttle service from hotel to school and back. Check our Facebook page for past classes!

Thursday Opening Night Dinner: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Friday & Saturday Class Hours: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

2019 Schedule

August 22-24 (full)

September 5-7
September 12-14
September 26-28

October 3-5
October 10-12

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Beginners and expert alike will learn the fundamentals of open hearth cooking. You’ll return home ready to confidently cook for family and friends.


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