Door County Cooking, Cuisine and Culinary Arts
Get to know the culinary traditions of Door County, where you’ll enjoy cooking lessons, speak with chefs, visit a family-run orchard and savor the local specialty — a fish boil!
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Program No. 13680RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

Join a small, intimate group to find out what makes Wisconsin’s Door County a foodie's delight on a learning adventure crisscrossing the peninsula. Immerse yourself in culinary history as you meet local business owners and sample regional specialties. Explore a cherry and apple orchard for insight into the county’s historic fruit-growing industry. Sample and critique a range of artisanal cheeses while a cheesemonger explains the intricacies of cow, goat and sheep cheeses. Witness a traditional Door County fish boil featuring Lake Michigan white fish and make fascinating and delectable stops at a fish smokehouse, a potter’s workshop and the bakery at your resort, where you’ll learn the recipe for their famous half-pound caramel pecan rolls. You’ll also meet local chefs during a lunch-and-learn experience and a hands-on cooking workshop.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Prepare and enjoy a five-course lunch at the Savory Spoon Cooking School showcasing seasonal flavors.
  • Enjoy an exclusive lunch and learn using local ingredients at the Door County Bakery.
  • Meet a local farming family and explore the cherry and apple orchards whose bounty they have harvested for decades.

General Notes

Program limited to 16 participants.
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