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PennsylvaniaCooking Vacations, Foodie Tours, Culinary Getaways

Whether you’re craving some pork belly or shoofly pie, a pint of pilsner or a tall glass of pinot grigio, Pennsylvania’s food and drink options are among the keystones that make this state unique. Pennsylvania's rich culinary heritage has been simmering for years, piled high with French fries, served with maple syrup or topped with a bit of chow chow. From whoopie pies to the Pittsburgh pierogi, Pennsylvania is popping with unique foods. Try Lancaster County’s smorgasbords or enjoy one of Pennsylvania’s staples: the Philly cheesesteak, Primanti Brothers sandwich, or Hershey’s chocolate. Pennsylvania offers a diverse collection of edible delights and tasty one of-a-kind dishes from just about every region.

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Philadelphia Culinary Escape
Philadelphia Culinary Escape
In addition to its famous historical sites, Philadelphia offers an abundance of scrumptious and diverse culinary experiences. This package includes lodging in the heart of the city in a luxury boutique hotel, hands-on cooking class, food tour to taste the best of Philly’s famous cuisine, and a myriad of choices for gourmet dining.
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The Philadelphia Foodie Story
The Philadelphia Foodie Story
With a thriving indie restaurant scene, Philadelphia’s moniker as Cradle of Independence takes on a whole new meaning for food-loving travelers. Enjoy a boutique hotel stay, chef-led cooking experiences, wine tastings and a fresh market cooking class on this trip to historic Philly.
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

— Pennsylvania Cooking Schools —

Bucks County Community College
Newtown 215-968-8409
From regional favorites to Japanese, you will fine excellent instruction on the fine art of cooking at one of Bucks County Community College's many culinary arts classes.
Carlow Cookery
Doylestown 215-489-2677
Over the years, we have conducted hundreds of classes on topics ranging from soup to dessert, basic to advanced techniques, and cuisines from around the world.
Charlotte Ann Albertson's Cooking School
Wynnewood 610-649-9290
Food has become a national pastime in America. No one is as enthusiastic about sharing her knowledge of it as Charlotte Ann Albertson.
Chef Alice
Pocono Summit 570-856-6525
All classes are hands-on and three hours or a bit longer in length. They include a sit-down meal, and a folder of class recipes. Bring containers for any leftovers.
Chef Jean Pierre
Newtown 215-968-7580
Our general classes are held on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of each week and consist of up to 25 people. The classes are informal, entertaining, and geared toward the home amateur cook.
Clean Your Plate
Philadelphia 215-284-9586
Learn to cook in the convenience of your own home. Learn culinary techniques you always wanted to perfect, such as knife skills and easy sauces. Cook healthier meals for busy days. Work one-on-one or invite friends for a party.
Crate Kitchenware & Cooking School
Pittsburgh
Crate Kitchenware and Cooking School is the premiere cooking school in Western Pennsylvania. Located in Pittsburgh, we have both demonstration and hands-on kitchens in our cooking school.
DantasticFood
New Hope 215-794-0527
The more than 100 avocational cooking classes taught by Dan Macey have ranged from “Fun and Sun Fiesta” to “Holiday Appetizers” to “Entertaining Made Easy.”
Fusion Island Carribean Cooking Classes
Philadelphia 215-477-6881
Wilton, the head chef, belts out authentic Caribbean cuisine or one of his many fusion recipes, while you soak up all of his secret island techniques.
Gala Functions
Philadelphia 856-222-9901
After Many years of training in the best restaurants in the world with the top chefs, Carmen is very proud to have opened Gala Functions. Please take this opportunity to join Carmen in Gala Function's state-of-the-art professional kitchen for a Private L
Gaynor's School of Cooking
Pittsburgh
Our new schedule has all your favorite courses including our established Art of Fine Cooking Series, as well as a variety of programs to suit many different interests and abilities.
J Cabot Catering
Philadelphia 215-574-0887
Our private cooking classes not only provide an enjoyable atmosphere, but also serve as a stepping-stone to team building and enhancing team morale. We have both hands-on and demonstration style classes.
Joseph Poon Kitchen
Philadelphia 215-500-9774
Each class includes hands-on instruction, followed by a full meal. Some classes join Chef Poon on a trip to the Asian grocery store, to learn about the unique ingredients needed to prepare the dishes at home. His newest classes are for kids with adults.
La Cucina Rustica
Bloomfield 412-682-3370
Come and join our cooking classes and theme dinners for up to 12 students. Alternatively, board our organized bus trips to great markets, dining experiences, fun outlets and factories. We also feature demonstrations by guests who are as passionate about
La Cuisine De Babette
Bethlehem 610-657-2071
You now have the opportunity to attend Private "Hands-On" Cooking Classes  with a French Chef, Babette, in her kitchen or in your home as a personal Chef. You will learn not only to prepare a delicious French Meal, but also familiarize yourself with French culture and way of life.
Organic Personal Chef
Pittsburgh 724-941-1919
I can teach cooking classes on a wide range of subjects and in lecture, demonstration, or hands-on format. Let me know what you, your group of friends, or your organization wants to learn about, and I’ll customize a class for you!
Rania's Catering
Pittsburgh 412-531-2222
All of our classes are $50 each except for The Wine Tasting, The Black Tie Dinner, The (almost) Hands-On Pastry Class, and The House and Garden Tour at Rania’s home. Kids classes are $30 each.
Sagra Catering
Hellertown 610-438-4838
At Sagra, we teach you how to cook the things you love to eat in a fun and dynamic setting. All classes are designed to be enjoyed by the beginner to the most advanced chef.
Studio M Foods
North Wales 215-368-2512
Whether you are a gourmet cook or have never boiled a pot of water, our “in store” classes are just the ticket to learn something new or keep up to date.
Sylvie's Recipes
Lancaster 717 517 4246 website »
I am a French native who lives in Lancaster County. I will help you prepare a French meal in a true hands-on experience. Invite France into your home" and let me be your Personal Chef. Private cooking classes can be scheduled. Menus organizes to your group's taste.
Tastings & Tours
Bucks County 484-695-6465
Enjoy a carefree day of wine and food while touring some of the finest wineries Bucks County and the surrounding area have to offer.  We invite you to come along for the ride, sit back, relax and enjoy a day of great wine and camaraderie without having to worry about the driving. Take in the beautiful picturesque views of Bucks County, Pa and let us create the perfect "tastings and tours" just for you.
The Cooking Cottage
Sellersville 215-453-8186
We are always busy cooking up a storm in our corner of Bucks County, and we look forward to teaching and inspiring you in this new year. We are striving to incorporate healthier eating ideas and recipes into our class menus.
The Inn Keeper's Kitchen
West Chester 610-399-1390
The Inn Keeper's Kitchen is the Dilworthtown Inn’s state-of-the-art culinary demonstration kitchen. Our goal is to teach our students the fine points of food preparation and the discerning art of wine selection.
The Kitchen Garden Cooking School
Upper Black Eddy 610-847-2853
The Kitchen Garden Cooking School is located on an organic farm in Bucks County. Classes at The Kitchen Garden Cooking School utilize freshly harvested herbs, fruits and vegetables. Students travel the kitchens of the world learning cuisines from Morocco, Thailand, India, France, Italy, Mexico, South America and the Middle-East.
The Kitchen Shoppe Inc. and Cooking School
Carlisle 800-391-2665
For amateur chefs and all food lovers, The Kitchen Shoppe and Cooking School provides a light-hearted look at cooking through our entertaining and educational classes.
The Kitchen Workshop
Paoli 610-993-2665
We are The Kitchen Workshop. A hands-on cooking school offering in-depth classes on specific culinary subjects as well as classes in which entire meals will be prepared and eaten.
Young Chefs Academy
McMurray 724-941-6672
Young Chefs® Academy offers after school classes that are organized by a monthly theme. These courses are designed to help young chefs explore cuisines while building upon basic skills.

Taste What's Happening!

Vegetarian Summerfest

Johnstown
7/6/2016 - 7/10/2016
Annual Conference of the North American Vegetarian Society.
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Art Brew

Sewickley
7/9/2016
What could be greater? Summer sun, awesome activities, live music, & an assortment of food and beer choices already made just for you.
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Blueberries and Bluegrass

Mifflinburg
7/15/2016
There will be blueberry pie, ice creams (both vanilla and blueberry swirl), blueberry topping, and of course – our infamous Blueberry Whoopie Pies!
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Blueberry Festival

Bethlehem
7/16/2016 - 7/17/2016
Colonial brewing demos, high horse powered wheel rides, and the Blueberry Pie-Eating Contest!
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Poconos' Wurst Festival

Stroudsburg
7/16/2016 - 7/17/2016
Wursts, wieners, kielbasa, pierogies and crafted brews! With Polish & German themes, featuring traditional dance performances & ethnic craft vendors.
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Selinsgrove Brewfest: Hops, Vines and Wines

Selinsgrove
7/16/2016
Superb Micro & Craft Brews, Fine Regional Wineries, Tasting, Entertainment, Great Food.
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Bluegrass & Blueberries

Lahaska
7/16/2016 - 7/17/2016
Come enjoy a weekend full of blueberry treats and swinging bluegrass & country music. Live entertainment and children's activities.
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Blues & Brews

Manheim
7/16/2016
This summer staple welcomes guests to enjoy fresh seafood and other favorites while live music fills the outdoor feasting glen. Bring your appetite!
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Indian Valley Beer Fest

Telford
7/30/2016
The annual beer tasting and homebrew competition benefits the Indian Valley Public Library.
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Kielbasa Festival

Plymouth
8/12/2016 - 8/13/2016
Features kielbasa competition, parade, and entertainment. Come and enjoy!
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San Rocco Festa

Aliquippa
8/12/2016 - 8/14/2016
Our Italian heritage festival has been a family tradition in Aliquippa, PA (north of Pittsburgh) since 1925.
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Peach Festival

Lahaska
8/13/2016 - 8/14/2016
Come enjoy various peach treats throughout the Village while taking advantage of sizzling savings in every shop.
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Montrose Blueberry Festival

Montrose
8/17/2016 - 8/21/2016
Blueberry 5K, horseshoes, pancake breakfast, pagaent, carnival, parade and much more!
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Taste of Erie

Erie
8/18/2016 - 8/21/2016
Restaurants will compete for a trophy, cash prizes, and bragging rights to the best dish. Music, kids zone and more!
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Savor Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh
8/25/2016
A collection of Pittsburgh's finest chefs and mixologists will come together to share their favorite recipes.
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New Holland Summer Fest

New Holland
8/26/2016 - 8/27/2016
This is the state championship, so don't miss the fun.
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Corn Festival

Shippensburg
8/27/2016
Crafts, antique car show, entertainment, food booths, featuring corn in every available form.
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Ukrainian Folk Festival & Summer Concert

Horsham
8/28/2016
Enjoy homemade Ukrainian culinary delights, BBQ and refreshments accompanied by live Ukrainian folk music, song and dance.
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La Festa Italiana

Scranton
9/2/2016 - 9/5/2016
Enjoy the finest Italian cuisine cooked and served daily, music and culture that characterize the Italian heritage.
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Polish-American Family Festival & County Fair

Doylestown
9/3/2016 - 9/5/2016
Celebrate traditional Polish culture with live music, arts & crafts, re-enactments, ethnic foods, midway rides and more.
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