Italian Cooking Classes at the Albemarle Inn
Join us for a great opportunity & fun-filled weekend to experience a full immersion into the foods, flavors, beverages & traditions of Classical & Regional Italian cooking at the Albemarle Inn, in “Foodtopia” Asheville, North Carolina.
* Friday Arrival – Benvenuti! Evening Welcome Reception!
* Dinner on your own in Asheville. Enjoy the Downtown scene!
* Saturday: Breakfast – anytime from 8:30-9:30
* Cooking Class: 10:15 Morning Cooking Program / 1:30-2:30 – Group Lunch
* 3:30-6:30 Afternoon Cooking Program
* 7:00 – Until…Group Dinner
* Sunday: Breakfast – anytime from 8:30-9:30
* Arrivederci! Departure after Breakfast!
$225 per person, class & meal participation.
$125 per person, meal participation only.
*Plus Room Stay & Taxes.
* Hands-on Cooking Classes with Innkeeper Chef Rosemary Chiariello
* 3-Hour Morning Session- with Coffee/Beverage Break
* 3-Hour Afternoon Session – with Coffee/Beverage Break
* Group Lunch - featuring the items prepared in the morning session
* Group Dinner – featuring the menu prepared in the afternoon session
* Souvenir Apron
* Recipes and Notebook
2014 Program Calendar:
February 21& 22: Pastas, Oven Roasted Dinners, Small Desserts & Biscotti
February 28 & March 1: Celebrate Mardi-Gras! – Foods & Customs of Venice
March 7 & 8: Dreaming of the Sun & the Sea- Foods of Naples & Sicily
Celebrate St. Valentine's Day the Entire Month of February
Add on any of these Packages & Add on Romance to your stay!
A Romantic Afternoon Tea for 2 …..brought to you to enjoy in the privacy of your guestroom, or by the fire in our dining room or parlor.
$45, plus tax
Nothing says love like Chocolates & Flowers
$80, plus tax
Red Roses, a Bottle of Bubbly & Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries
$100, plus tax
Biltmore Winter Romance
Enjoy a 2-night stay in a guest room of your choice (based on availability). It includes 2 two-day passes to the Biltmore Estate, to enjoy the Estate at it quietest and most peaceful time of year. Also included is two mornings of our 3-course Breakfast, an afternoon High Tea (delivered to your guestroom or enjoyed in front of our fireplace in the dining room), and evening desserts, & Weekend Evening Social Hour.
It is priced at $650, including taxes.
Enjoy our Mini Spa!
The Albemarle Inn is proud to offer a selection of ensuite massages to enhance your stay with us. Three days notice are needed to secure your massage appointment. Please note: the Shangri-La and The Reynolds Room cannot accommodate couples massages.
Click here to view our spa menu.
Make your stay even more special with these additions!
Enjoy a bottle of a sparkling beverage and half a dozen hand dipped chocolate covered strawberries. Available as an addition to your stay for $50.
Deluxe Romance Package
Treat yourself to a sparkling beverage, house-made chocolate truffles and a custom flower arrangement. Available as an addition to your stay for $95.
The Royal Treatment Package
The Royal Treatment Package will help you make lasting memories. Indulge in a sparkling beverage, local gourmet chocolate truffles or hand dipped chocolate covered strawberries and a custom flower arrangement. Spend a day or two at the Biltmore Estate (included are two Biltmore Estate tickets valid for 2-day entry). To top off your stay, unwind with a relaxing and healing 1-hour, in room, couples massage. Available as an addition to your stay for $450 for two people.
(Please note: Shangri-La and The Reynolds Room cannot accommodate couples massages).
Hand-dipped Chocolate Strawberries
An addition to your stay for $20. Add individual hot chocolate pots for $10 more.
Bottle of Bubbly
An addition to your stay for $50.
A dozen red roses, or a custom flower arrangement. An addition to your stay for $85 and up, depending on your selection.