'The Art of Italian Cuisine' teaches students about food and culture

Oct 03, 2013 782

This past summer, 20 students traveled to Siena, Italy, for the two week-long study abroad program "Food and Culture: The Italian Experience." The program was the first of its kind at the University of Massachusetts Boston, and it inspired Italian Studies assistant professor Vetri Nathan and chef instructor Angelo Guida to create a new course this fall, "The Art of Italian Cuisine."


Nathan stated,"When we were doing the Siena course we saw some very profound changes in the students and how they relate to the food." Nathan and Guida hope students taking their cooking classes will have a similar experience.

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