Want the ideal culinary travel experience for todayâ€™s food world? Take this trip to Costa Rica, named the 2019 UN Champion of the Earth. Youâ€™ll discover how this small Latin American nation is committed to sustainability, and how entire communities are addressing pressing environmental issues through innovative programming. Itâ€™s a unique, one-on-one connection with the people and products of Costa Rica that will change how you see the world of food.
Itâ€™s a wondrous landscape of mountains and plains. Begin your journey in San JosĂ© and dine at a restaurant dedicated to indigenous gastronomy. Leave the city and start experiencing rural Costa Ricaâ€”visit an artisan goat farm that is a living classroom and experience outdoor hands-on demos of sustainable farming practices. Youâ€™ll visit a farm-to-table restaurant and participate in a hands-on workshop, learning about sustainability in action.
Itineraries and destinations are always changing so CIA students get the best possible travel experience to be exposed to the latest international techniques and flavors.