Truffle Hunt with Bret Bannon: Stay at Julia Child’s Home in France

Program
We are excited to be considering offering a Winter Truffle Hunt in 2012. Details are currently being finalized. The following are tentative details.

For dates and availability, please e-mail bretbannon@bretstable.com (This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Program

The program will begin on February 19th or February 26h, 2012 (both tentative!). Sessions run a total of 4 days/5 nights, starting with Sunday evening dinner and ending with breakfast Friday morning. Check-in time is 4:00 PM Sunday and check-out time is before 10:00 AM Friday. Special arrangements can be made for U.S. flights arriving before 4:00 PM.

The program includes breakfasts, accommodations at Bramafam, classes, olive oil & wine tasting and an authentic truffle hunt including transportation to the truffle hunt.

Class size is limited to six. Guests of all levels of expertise can participate.

Tentative Agenda:

Arrival
• Afternoon arrival at La Pitchoune.
• Welcome aperitif and dinner in the evening.

Day 1
• Breakfast.
• Class preparations for evening meal.
• Time on your own to explore the Nice Flea Market and the Old Town of Nice or other nearby sights.
• Late afternoon class start is followed by an aperitif and fireside dinner.

Day 2
• Breakfast.
• Journey to the Var region for authentic truffle hunt, cooking demonstration and special truffle lunch.
• Transportation to truffle hunt included
• There will be stops before and after lunch to visit an olive oil mill and winery.
• A light dinner will be served at La Pitchoune.

Day 3
• Breakfast
• Post truffle hunt morning class, followed by lunch.
• Time on your own to explore the Antibes street market, Old Town and Picasso Museum.
• Evening olive oil tasting and light dinner

Day 4
• Breakfast
• Morning class, followed by lunch.
• Time on your own to explore the Antibes street market, Old Town and Picasso Museum.
• Evening Free

Departure day
• Breakfast.
• Goodbye

Accommodations

Guests stay at “La Pitchoune”, a private home originally owned and occupied by Julia & Paul Child. The house is typically Provençal style, with tiled roofs and colored shutters. Rooms are double occupancy with private baths. Private rooms may be arranged, based on availability, for an additional charge.

Program Cost

The fee for the Winter Truffle Hunt program is $3,950 per person (U.S. dollars) double occupancy. The fee covers three days of adventure, five nights’ accommodation at Bramafam and all breakfasts. Rooms are double occupancy with a private bath. Private rooms may be arranged, based on availability, for an additional charge of $450. Dates and prices are subject to change at any time prior to registration payment.

Thanks so much for sharing this information. Please let me know if you have any questions.

Bret’s Table
Bret Bannon
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