Time: Select Saturdays at noon Location: Restaurants within the Providence area. Fee: $50 per person for tour. Individual meals will not exceed $15.
Class limited to 25.
Providence selected as the 7th best city in the United States for ethnic food by Travel + Leisure in 2009. Take the tour and find out why.
Expand you palate and your knowledge through this uniquely intimate culinary experience. Visit four immigrant-owned restaurants. Meet the chefs and owners. Learn the history and ingredients of each culture. Most importantly, eat authentic Japanese, Mexican, Bolivian and Indian cuisines without the need of a passport.
Join host Mike Ritz as he introduces you to a world of flavors found in diverse Providence neighborhoods. Meal five wraps up this exploration of immigrant cuisines with a meal and talk with Chef Branden and the city’s freshest culinary talent, soon-to-be graduates of The Genesis Center Culinary Arts Program.
*Are you a vegetarian? Do you have special dietary needs and/or allergies? No worries. Let us know at registration. We will accommodate.
There’s something new on the local landscape — Rhody Food Tours featuring the Immigrant Cuisines of Providence.
Mike Ritz, formerly of the Genesis Center, hosts the new venture. First up are classes and visits to four immigrant-owned restaurants. Meet the chefs and owners. Learn the history and ingredients of each culture. Then eat authentic Japanese, Mexican, Bolivian and Indian cuisines. A fifth class at CAV wraps up this exploration of immigrant cuisines with a meal and talk with chef Branden Lewis, the culinary instructor at The Genesis Center, who will present one of his students, a soon-to-be-graduate who is currently working at CAV.