Italian Language Program of the Italian Cultural Society of Washington D.C.
Regional Italian cuisine – history, traditions and recipes
at the NIAF headquarters in 1860 19th St NW – Washington, DC 20009 (Tel. 202-387-0600)
Tuesdays 6:30-8:30; last class 6:00-9:00pm – 5 week course, February 27th – March 27th
Starting from one or more recipes and didactic material mainly in Italian, you will be able to learn the history behind the regional culinary traditions, while tasting a sample of the prepared dish and learning the language. During the last class, in a different location in Chevy Chase, you will practice your skills with a cooking class and dinner.
This 5 week course is being offered to NIAF members and non-members, who have minimal to fluent experience learning the Italian language. During this course, students will learn some basic Italian, if they do not speak the language yet: they will learn how to pronounce words properly, how to describe things, how to understand commands/instructions. They will learn vocabulary and expressions linked to food, cuisine and cooking. They will learn history and traditions behind food and recipes. They will learn cooking techniques and enjoy food together.
Methodology for the course will include reading, writing, listening, conversation, and especially enjoying food while learning the history and practicing cooking.
Instructor: Viviana Di Sciullo
- NIAF Members $190
- ICS Members $210
- Non-members $230
(minimum 5 students, maximum 10 – includes food tasting and material)
- Drop-in regular class $50 (NIAF Members $45)
- Drop-in final cooking class+dinner $80
Please fill and submit the following form to register and press the Buy Now button with the amount corresponding to your membership (NIAF Members $190, ICS Members $210, Non-members $230).