Bespoke Culinary & Creative Retreats


a custom experience designed just for you

Dreaming of a culinary tour, creative retreat or photography workshop designed around your personal interests and timeline? I create bespoke travel experiences for groups of 2-10 guests. 

I currently lead custom experiences in Paris, Belgium, Lisbon, Porto and the Alentejo and Algarve regions of Portugal. Possible activities include:

  • cooking classes

  • market visits

  • wine and beer tastings

  • farm tours

  • cheese tastings

  • cultural walking tours

  • meals in local restaurants

  • photography expeditions

  • visits to the studios of local makers

  • coffee tours with cuppings

  • picnics

  • boat excursions

  • meals in the homes of local chefs

  • chocolate and pastry tastings

Contact me here for information on pricing and further details.

spring pop-up dinner in Lisbon

I am so excited to be teaming up with super talented cook and photographer Filipe Frazão to bring you a pop-up dinner in Lisbon on May 2nd!

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We invite you to gather around our table in a celebration of springtime and of the sea. You will enjoy a leisurely 5-course meal cooked by Filipe and I drawing on Portugal’s bounty of lovingly grown produce and ultra-fresh seafood.

Image: Olaiya Land
Image: Filipe Frazão

Image: Filipe Frazão


jammy egg, aioli, crispy chorizo, asparagus

cured mackerel, coriander cream, pickled seaweed

roasted spring carrots, yogurt, spiced chickpeas, fresh herbs

crispy octopus, sweet potato purée, preserved lemon salsa

roasted strawberries, whipped goat cheese, toasted buckwheat, honey, olive oil

Image: Filipe Frazão

Image: Filipe Frazão

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the details...

Lisbon, Portugal (Address will be provided with ticket purchase.)

Food Allergies / Sensitivities:
We are able to provide pescatarian and gluten-free options. Unfortunately, no other dietary options are available for this dinner. Please let us know in advance if you need one of these dietary options.

Cancellation Policy: All tickets are non-refundable. If you are unable to attend, you may transfer your reservation to someone else.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Welcome cocktail served at 8.00pm

4 courses of delicious, local and seasonal fare + drink pairings

$45 (approx. 40€)

Image: Olaiya Land

There are only 12 spots available. We hope you can join us!

Questions? Drop us a line here.