Culinary cultural exchange sends two to Italy

Nov 25, 2015 612

By Alison Highberger

Italophiles and foodies, prepare to be envious. A teacher and student from Central Oregon Community College's Cascade Culinary Institute will spend a month in Italy this winter, immersed in Italian culture and focused on the local food traditions.

Chef instructor David Trask and culinary student Melissa Acord will be in Bend's sister city of Belluno, Italy, from Jan. 7 to Feb. 7. They'll be based in Falcade, which is in the province of Belluno. It's a municipality of about 2,100 residents, 70 miles northwest of Venice, in the Dolomite Mountains of northern Italy. 

Read more


You may be interested