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CULINARY TOURS

New in 2020, and in collaboration with Finisterra Travel of Vancouver, BC, Get Cooking is pleased to introduce Overseas Culinary Tours to some of our favourite and tastiest food and travel destinations.

Kathryn is delighted to have this opportunity to combine her culinary training and experience with her love of travel as a culinary guide for Finisterra Travel. In this role, she’ll infuse tours with her knowledge of and passion for the culinary traditions of the world. Together with Kathryn, you’ll dig deeply into these traditions to discover the flavour and terroir of each place we visit, exploring both the traditions and the future of food as it influences culture.

FINISTERRA TRAVEL

Her passion for travel and adventure led founder Keri Montgomery to create Finisterra Travel in 2012, then in 2015 she welcomed partner Nicola Wilson, travel enthusiast extraordinaire, on-board.

Together Keri and Nicola love to create tailor-made experiences to the further-flung corners of the globe. Their trips are deliberate cocktails of varied and unique ingredients, carefully proportioned, and flavoured to your taste. Itineraries are handcrafted by their travel experts to best showcase some of their favourite destinations around Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Europe.

Finisterra Travel understands that your expectations and reasons for travelling are as unique as you are; and so they endeavour to accommodate and provide you with exceptional, curated adventures worldwide.

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WHAT'S INCLUDED?

Your itinerary will be personalized by Kathryn in collaboration with the travel experts at Finisterra Travel:

  • Accommodations on a double / twin sharing basis
  • Meals as outlined in the tour itinerary
  • Cooking classes and demonstrations
  • All activities and entrance fees as described in the itinerary
  • All ground transportation at destination
  • Local English-speaking guides for all tours and excursions

*International and domestic flights are not included and can be arranged for you by Finisterra Travel.

Shortly before departure you’ll be invited to an introductory meet-and-greet with canapés and drinks with Kathryn at Get Cooking in Edmonton.

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Online Community

Intent to create a comfortable feeling of community before departure, you’ll be invited to join a tour-specific, confidential Facebook page, hosted by Get Cooking, where you can chat with your fellow travellers and guides to ask questions and share stories in anticipation of our adventure.

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"I just wanted to thank you for your class in December that I attended – “Cook Christmas the British Way”.

I came with my co-worker Reina and we both enjoyed it so much. I think it was the highlight of our Christmas.

Thank you for being so friendly and welcoming.

I appreciated how you explained each ingredient and its origins throughout your cooking. Knowing the reasons for each action really helped me to understand why things were being done – and helped me to retain it later! Your demonstrations and menu choices were ones that I felt I could actually try at home, which was fantastic. Thank you also for allowing the option of participation – it was nice to be able to pick and choose what we felt comfortable doing, instead of being thrown into something we were completely unfamiliar with!

I can’t even imagine how exhausting it must be to cook, direct and keep up a rapport for 7 hours straight but you did it so naturally and with amazing skill.

Thank you again for the wonderful day. I look forward to more classes in your new location!"

Gillian Bennett