Sydney Seafood School

One or Two Day

Barcelona wasn’t built overnight, but you can certainly master the picada in an afternoon. Short courses—from weekend intensives to a few hours at a posh hotel—suit both the skilled and the amateur and have the power to transport you far beyond their confines.

Australia: Sydney Seafood School
Canada: Le Cordon Bleu
Las Vegas: Creative Cooking
Brooklyn: Julie Sahni
New York: Viking Cooking Schools
New York: Astor Center
Spain: A Taste of Spain
Thailand: Four Seasons; Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi
New York: Experiential Cuisine
On Rue Tatin


If the idea of toiling over a hot stove leaves you cold, how about popping into the kitchen of a famous cook—at a country house in France, on a remote Greek island, or in a Venetian palazzo, with plenty of time for market tours, wine tastings, and leisurely meals?

France: On Rue Tatin
Italy: Homebase Abroad
Greece: Kea Artisanal
Sicily: Regaleali Vineyards
India: Nimmy Paul
Ireland: Ballymaloe Cookery School
Chile: Mapuyampay Hostal Gastronómico
Croatia: Stancija 1904
Spain: Catacurian
Italy: Enrica Rocca Cooking School
France: Les Petits Farcis
California: The Apple Farm
Thailand: The Thai House
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