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Live Cooking Event with Chef Abram in Turin

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A Live Cooking Event with Chef Abram in a Royal Location in Turin. A Sensory Experience. Small Groups, Max 20 Persons.

WHAT'S ON THE CHEF'S TABLE?


This unique and private experience is available on request for a minimum of 6 people;

Feel like part of the Royal Family in a royal residence of Turin; (Informal and a Lot of Fun!)

Experience this modern and interactive cooking show led by Chef Abram.

This 4.5 hour event includes a full menu made live in front of you, for you and your guests;


What to Expect

Live Cooking & Fine Dining with Chef Abram in a Royal Location

A Sensory Experience for your taste buds while you learn about local flavours, discover secret recipes and lean back to enjoy freshly prepared dishes.
We believe this is the kind of event that brings you back to a gloriouse time and blows you away from beginning to end.

 

The History of a Royal Location

Once upon a time there was a town which was the former capital of Italy, the epicenter of culture and source of inspiration for artists from across the world, as well as the European innovation hub. This city was called Turin.

Turin’s wide boulevards make you feel you are in Paris, and it’s Art Nouveau cafes remind of Vienna, yet Turin is not simply a copy: it is a testament to the unique features that represent “Made in Italy”. You can find it in the food specialties (chocolate, truffles or wines for example), football, industry (Fiat), and in the size of its Royal Residences and Castles (UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997). Going back to the heights of its splendor in 1700, imagine court life with the band of nobles, ladies and knights who whirled between official receptions and ceremonies. All this took place in a circuit of residences built around Turin, which demonstrated the magnificence of the royal family and were homes for pleasure and relaxation.

By joining us for this fine dining experience in a Royal Residence that dates back from 1700, the goal is to make you revive Turin’s Golden Age.

 

The Royal Location of your Private Lunch or Dining

We want this experience to be flawless, so we chose a hidden gem in the heart of Turin. A peaceful and secret spot of antique charm that welcomes you with all its royal appeal. There will be a red carpet and a white marble stairways to welcome you, beautiful friezes and bas-reliefs that tell the myth of Demeter, and spectacular chandelier glass of Burano, a masterpiece from 1700.

This unique place is where Princess Maria Clotilde of Savoy danced with Jerome Bonaparte in 1859, marking their official engagement in front of Turin’s aristocrats. These walls listened to the performances of Arturo Toscanini and Francesco Tamagno, and this is where Italy’s freedom from France at the end of the 18th century was celebrated.

In short, an Italian pearl rich in history and culture, where you really experience the elegant touch of a wonderful city like Turin. But it dousn’t stop here, in this timeless atmosphere you’ll be guided through a Sensorial Experience by a great and friendly host: Chef Abram.

 

Your Local Chef of the Day

Chef Abram is a professional Dutch chef with more than 20 years of experience in the finest restaurants of Benelux. Growing up between the cities of Amsterdam and Utrecht (his hometown) helped him to discover different cultural trends, unique culinary environments, and strong international business presence. It is in this early stage of his career he learned how travel and tourism are integral economic components that drive a perennial appetite and curiosity for creative culinary minds.

As a well-qualified chef, he worked in all areas of hospitality and fulfilled roles like Executive Chef, Sous Chef, Culinary Manager, Culinary Developer and Owner. One of his most important adventures include the role of Consultant for the famous Okura Hotel & Restaurant in Amsterdam https://www.okura.nl/dine-and-drink/ where he organized important banquets with a team of 100 talented chefs for Royal, Prime Ministers and the U.S. President in cooperation with the 2 Michelin Star Restaurant Ciel Blue.

He also had his own luxury lunchroom and deli shop in the center of Utrecht and was a freelance culinary developer for several years.

In 2014 Chef Abram moved to Turin for love to start new life with his Italian wife. He quickly became passionate about this gorgeous city, its rich gastronomic scene and his brand new job as Head Chef for one of the most historical place of Turin, the charming Farmacia del Cambio. In 2017, he launched I Eat (Walking) Food Tours with his wife and partner in business. They found the perfect way to combine their knowledge and passion for food with their love for other cultures.

(Read more about Chef Abram:

https://ieatfoodtours.co.uk/about-us/torino-finedining-cookingclass-chef-abram/

 

What’s on the Menu at the Chef’s Table?

Enjoy the finely live prepared dishes from Chef Abram in this historic surroundings while you relax and lean back.

Chef Abram loves to create a relaxed feel-good atmosphere among his guests, so you can enjoy the Chef’s creative spirit and experience this feast for your tastebuds. Cooking is first of all science and feeding your soul with colours, smells, flavours and joy of the whole event.

The live cooking show and fine dining experience he has planned for you are based on conversations, experiments, cooking games and the best flavours that fit together for his menus, Chef Abram personally embarks on a shopping tour prior to the event. A fresh, seasonal, high-quality range of products from the Piemont region that fit within the Slow Food Presidia most of the time. Those who choose to join this unique experience will be receiving a proposal menu, after having communicated food allergies, food preferences and special wishes.

 

Sit Back and Relax

This event will be assisted by another host, Cecilia. She is a Sociologist, a researcher specialized in food studies and event management. But foremost, she is your Storyteller of the event.  She will take care of any inquiries you might have and prepare your event with great eye for detail. During the event she will lead the conversation and is always happy to start a debate on food in a very innovative way.

An unconventional Cooking Show, a gorgeous Lunch or Dinner, and an exciting Discussion on food are just some of the ingredients of  this event of which we hope to give you a unique meaningful experience. We would like you to feel good and ensure you of a memory that last forever.

 

Who should Join?

This experience is perfect for small groups from 6 up to 20 people that want to try something genuine and memorable or have something special to celebrate.  It’s also perfect for team building activities, that can be tailored to your needs. Do you have something in mind? Just drop us a message and we would love to discuss your ideas: info@ieatfoodtours.it or contact us trough fill in the form in the sidebar of this event page.


What is Included in the Experience?

~A Unique & Private experience available only on request from 6 - 20 guests.

~Travel in time and feel part of the Royal Family in a royal residence of Turin; despite the luxurious ambience, this experience is very informal and fun.

~Experience a modern banquet and be the protagonist in this interactive cooking show led by a great and inventive Dutch Chef.

~Enjoy 4.5 hours with a full menu & drinks made specially (live) in front of you, and interact with your Chef and Host.

~High quality, local ingredients and top-notch service tailored to your specific needs and tastes or allergies.

~A sensorial experiment, guided by a executive Chef who will share his knowleadge and some special culinary secrets with you.

~A meaningful, exclusive and delicious experience, different than fine dining or fine lunching by yourself.


Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

Yes,  all  the  food  and  drinks  that  we  offer  during  our  culinary  adventures  are  already included  in  the  price.  Of  course,  you’re  welcome  to buy additional drinks, if you’re still thirsty!

Parking is available at each tour’s starting location. After your purchase tickets, you’ll receive emails with parking suggestions. Also on each tour page you will find the information where to park, or/and how to travel.

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