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Home Cooks Can Win A Free Trip to Italy to Study Alongside a Famous Chef

100 people will get to go to Italy for free to refine their family recipes and cook with Chef David Chang.
100 people will get to go to Italy for free to refine their family recipes.

Airbnb offers a unique opportunity in honor of it’s newly instated “Cooking Experiences.” 100 home chefs will be picked to go to Italy for free. There, they’ll learn the importance of sustainable cooking and partake in a series of culinary workshops. Here’s what you need to know about this once in a lifetime opportunity:

Participants will go to Pollenzo, Italy

Homes chefs will embark on a culinary journey within Slow Food’s University of Gastronomic Sciences. The university is dedicated to teaching wholesome cooking practices and is a short way away from the city of Turin (known for its refined architecture and cuisine).

Chef David Chang will lead the group

David Chang is a renowned Chef that studies at the International Culinary Center and French Culinary Institute and is the founder of Momofuku Restaurant Group which oversees several restaurants in the United States. Together, participants will refine their culinary skills and family recipes with the help of Chang, his mother, and other culinary experts.

Home cooks will stay in Italy for four weeks

From some time in June to July, participants will attend workshops, classes from UNISG professors, tastings, and field visits. During this time, home cooks will share their beloved family recipes and fine-tune them with hands-on help from the experts. Afterward, the recipes will be published in the first Airbnb cookbook.

The deadline to apply is December 23rd

Individuals who want to improve their cooking skills can nominate themselves or someone else on Airbnb’s website. The official deadline to apply is December 23 at 11:59 p.m.

Need some cooking practice? Check out our favorite Italian and Italian-inspired recipes.

Story originally reported by Emma Taylor Insider

Banner photo by Jorge Zapata on Unsplash

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