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Join food historian Francine Segan and accomplished race car driver and sportscar historian Frank Celeza for a thrilling ride through Italy’s “Motor Valley.”
Birthplace of Enzo Ferrari and home to the world’s highest concentration of sportscar brands including Dallara, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, Pagani and Ducati, Italy’s Emilia-Romagna is as well known for its fast cars as it is for its slow-cooked food. Discover the area’s wealth of attractions, including 11 car museums; four-day Motor Valley Fest; and many of world’s most famed Italian foods such as — Parmigiano-Reggiano, Prosciutto di Parma, Aceto Balsamico, tortellini, Lambrusco wine and more.
Participants will obtain a greater understanding of Italian culture and food traditions as well as the country’s important role in the world of car manufacturing and racing.
Programs taking place online:An access link will be emailed to you after purchase.
Programs taking place in our NYC facilities:Please read our safety guidelines before visiting our building.
Programs taking place online and in our NYC facilities:Please select which experience you wish to participate in when registering. Online participants will be emailed an access link after purchase. In-person participants should read our safety guidelines before attending the program.
This event is part of our Kitchen Arts & Letters series. In collaboration with the esteemed culinary bookstore, we present talks, demos and tastings with leading cookbook authors, chefs, food historians and farmers.
Francine Segan is the author of six books including Shakespeare’s Kitchen and Dolci: Italy’s Sweets. Her most recent book is Pasta Modern.
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Aperitivo: Italy’s Magical Hour
Italy’s Food, Culture & Sights: North to South
Italy’s Motor Valley: Fast Cars, Slow Food
Dante’s Ravenna with Francine Segan
Frank Celenza is a passionate racecar driver, participating nationally and internationally in both long-distance endurance and sprint races …
Frank Celenza is a passionate racecar driver, participating nationally and internationally in both long-distance endurance and sprint races. He is a two-time Porsche 944 SuperCup National Champion. He is also a practicing Manhattan dentist by profession.
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