Culinary Costa Dorada 2019

1 - 7 April 2019

Gourmet Tour Brand

Gourmet Culinary Tour

In association with top US chef Karen Bell, we are delighted to launch a new type of trip – our Culinary Tours. Because of its focus on food, this trip to Catalunya’s Costa Dorada offers foodies a chance to see the best this region has to offer. From rustic country inns to Michelin star restaurants, from outdoor paella cooking to fine dining at the home of a top chef, this gourmet culinary tour offers a breadth of experiences that are very difficult to find. As a result we know this new type of trip is sure to be popular even if you have visited the region before.

Culinary Costa Dorada 2019

1 - 7 April 2019


  • Calçotada – a unique Catalan experience featuring the outdoor grilling of large spring onions over an open fire
  • Traditional outdoor paella cookery class
  • Olive oil tastings with top local producers
  • Meat and barbecue masterclass with Karen Bell
  • Fishing trip, seafood masterclass and lunch in Michelin star restaurant
  • Showcooking experience and market visit in Barcelona at a top chef’s home
  • Optional 3* Michelin dinner in Barcelona
  • Visits to top Priorat wineries with cooking class  and wine pairing lunch
  • Gourmet tapas visits
  • Dinner at one of Barcelona’s best wine bars

Single Supplement $650

What's Included & Extensions

  • 3 nights Hotel Hostal Sport, Falset
  • 1 night at Sol Port, Cambrils
  • 2 nights H10 Urquinaona, Barcelona
  • Private transport by luxury coach
  • English speaking guides
  • Breakfast daily; 6 lunches/ 4 dinners
  • Activities and cookery classes as specified

In conclusion this gourmet culinary tour to Spain promises to be a unique experience for food lovers. Also it is the first of what  will be a great series of trips with a culinary theme, to wonderful locations all around the world. As a result we hope that you will join us at the start of this journey. So come join us!

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  • Single supplement Price: $650
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Business Development Manager and Tour Host

Simon McGookin

Simon has a lifelong passion for wine and travel, stemming from a visit to the Barossa Valley when he lived and worked in Australia as a teenager. Since then he has visited most of the top wine regions of the world. He studied at Queen’s University Belfast and had a career in IT and professional rugby management before joining Iberian Wine Tours.  After successfully completing the Level 3 WSET Advanced Certificate in Wines and Spirits he has worked closely with Jeremy Shaw in overseeing the growth of the company.

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Tour Host

Karen Bell

Karen began her culinary career in Milwaukee while studying culinary arts at the Milwaukee Area Technical College and furthered her education with a culinary grant from MATC at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris. After finishing her studies, she moved to Chicago where she helped open Vong Restaurant, and worked at Charlie Trotter’s. She then spent three years at San Francisco’s prestigious seafood restaurant Farallon, where she was promoted to Sous Chef and Chef in charge of private dining.

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