Press Release (ePRNews.com) - San Sebastián, Spain - Feb 19, 2016 - The Basque Country’s original gourmet tour company, San Sebastián Food, introduces a line of cooking courses and brand new culinary experiences to its extensive list of food and wine offerings centered in Basque culinary culture. The San Sebastián Food Cooking School is the world’s most in-depth center of learning for Basque cuisine for amateur and novice cooks, and the new line-up of classes only reinforces this position:
-2 to 7 Day Cooking Courses: Multiple day courses with cooking classes that form a true immersion into local cooking culture.
-Basque Cooking : Gipuzkoa & Bizkaia OR France, La Rioja & Navarra: These two classes are culinary journeys through the history and traditions of Basque Country’s various provinces.
–Pintxo Cooking : The Essential Pintxo OR Pintxos of the Old Town: These two classes are in-depth explorations of the small bites that make this region so famous, both the traditional pintxos and the most world-famous ones.
-Vega Sicilia Tasting : Spain’s most prestigious wine, this tasting covers the winemaker’s various bodegas across Spain, with the best years selected to highlight.
-DSS2016 Culture Tour : To celebrate San Sebastián’s role as the European Capital of Culture in 2016, this tour focuses on the sculpture, art, and of course food of San Sebastián.
-Local Food & Wine Tasting : This is a wine tasting on Slow-Food steroids: With Km0 as a driving principle, our sommelier has chosen the must taste wines from the region and paired them with local artisan snacks for the perfect tasting.
-Spanish Cooking : Paella & More : Take a taste trip through the various regions of Spain, from Galicia to Cataluña in one class.
-Farmer’s Market to Table : A visit to the market and a lesson in cooking seasonally, the Basque way, this class is on trend yet entirely based in tradition.
“Our new lineup of classes, wine tastings, and experiences offer an insight into Basque cuisine that you can’t find anywhere else. We’ve been working on classes that meet our strict standards for quality and professionalism. Whether you are interested in classic or modern, food or wine, San Sebastián Food has something on offer of interest.”
“Our new lineup of classes, wine tastings, and experiences offer an insight into Basque cuisine that you can’t find anywhere else,” says Jon Warren, managing director and founder of San Sebastián Food. “We’ve been working on classes that meet our strict standards for quality and professionalism. Whether you are interested in classic or modern, food or wine, San Sebastián Food has something on offer of interest.” Classes and experiences are available daily, and booking can be done at www.sansebastianfood.com.
Along with the new offerings, San Sebastián Food also maintains its perennial favorites, such as the Pintxo Tasting Tour, a guided tour of the old town’s best pintxo bars. The Iberian Ham and Sherry Tasting Experience is led by a master sommelier and certified jamón ibérico carver, uncovering two of the country’s top treasures in a class unique in all of Spain.
The San Sebastián Food Cooking School is located in the center of town, two blocks from the famous parte vieja of San Sebastián. The center’s main space is its 500 m2 cooking school, a large, open room with nine totally outfitted cooking spaces and the latest kitchen technology. However, the center also has a dining room and wine tasting room, a bar, an event space, and a multipurpose room. The San Sebastián Food Gourmet Shop is located upstairs in the Hotel María Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel.
SAN SEBASTIAN FOOD is the Basque Country’s original travel company focused entirely on the region’s culinary attractions. This family of twenty food and wine professionals, comprised of locals, experts and passionate foodies with an expansive knowledge base, offers a taste of the culinary capital of the world, San Sebastián, which boasts more Michelin stars per person than any city in the world.
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