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Venture with Oldways and Chef Danny Mellman & Michelle Moran into one of Italy’s most renowned food regions. Emilia Romagna is home to balsamic vinegar, Parmigiano-Reggiano, Prosciutto di Parma, pasta, and fantastic wines. Taste these products, meet with their producers behind-the-scenes, and learn all about this rich culinary tradition while exploring Parma, Modena, Bologna and beyond. 

Price: :  $4,450    

CPEU credits available for RDs. We welcome your feedback to continually improve the activities offered. RDs may also submit evaluations of the quality of activities to CDR.

Booking flights for this tour? We recommend flying into a major European city, and then into Bologna Airport (BLQ). From there, we can suggest transportation options to the hotel in Parma.


  • 7 night hotel accomodation
  • Hands-on cooking instruction from Chef Mellman and fabulous meals in the city, countryside, and at wineries and small farms
  • Rare food experiences: guided tour and wine tasting, a countryside lunch at a Parmigiano-Reggiano dairy, a tour of a 14th century wine and salami cellar, and many more
  • Visits to landmarks including Academia Barilla, Eataly World, the Barilla Pasta Factory, and more