Food Technology School Trip To Lido Di Jesolo
The Veneto region is a great place to discover the delights of Italian cooking and local produce with your food technology students.
Learn how to make real Italian Pizza and Pasta
Visit local producers of wine, cheese and pastries
Experience a colourful local market
Spend a day in the beautiful city of Venice
This is a popular beach resort located approximately 50 kilometres from Venice, offering plenty of leisure activities and a 15km sandy beach. On summer evenings the main street is closed to traffic and visitors enjoy the atmosphere and the many shops, restaurants bars and ice cream parlours.
Enjoy a guided visit to a colourful local market, bursting with delicious regional produce. This is the perfect way to explore Italian culinary tradition and gain an insight into the typical products of the Veneto region. See the local fruit, vegetables, flowers cheese and fish. There will be some free time to do some shopping for local goods and for the brave to practice their Italian.
Discover the flavours of the rural Veneto at a local farm. You will visit the orchards surrounding the farm, which provide a variety of fresh fruit for jams and desserts. There is also a vegetable garden providing tasty produce for the kitchen to prepare regional and traditional Italian dishes. Enjoy a lunch of delicious home cooked food.
Cookery demonstrations are held in a beautiful agritourism farm in the old village of Jesolo, only half an hour from Lido di Jesolo. Each demonstration lasts approximately 2 hours each and takes the form of a lecture, presentation of the recipe, followed by a tasting of the finished product.
The Pasticceria (baker) will demonstrate and prepare a traditional Italian cake for the group and give students a better understanding of how pastries and cakes are made in Italy. All cakes prepared can be wrapped up for you to take away and enjoy at your own leisure
Visit the Giustinian Castle of Barone Ciani Bassetti in the small town of Roncade, an important regional wine producer. The castle is still inhabited so groups will visit the grounds and the wine cellar. Enjoy a guided tour and a short explanation of the wine production process, followed by a soft drink for students and wine for the adults accompanied by snacks of cheese and salami with bread.
During the course of the one-hour tour, students will be able to meet the Master Cheesemaker and his assistants and discover how cheese is made! You will see every step of the process that turns ordinary milk into cheese. At the end of the tour the group will enjoy a cheese tasting.
Travel by coach to Punta Sabbioni and take the water bus to Venice to arrive in St Mark’s Square. See the Doges Palace and St Mark’s Basilica, walk to the Rialto Bridge across the Grand Canal or choose from a variety of Museums and galleries. To experience the Rialto Market you will need to make an early start!
Why groups like it:
- Learn about traditional Italian cuisine
- Visit local producers and understand the manufacturing processes.
- Learn how to prepare Italian food
- Spend a day in the historic city of Venice
- Practice speaking the Italian language
Students will have had an opportunity to:
- Understand the importance of cookery to other cultures
- Learn more about Italian food, cooking techniques and culture
- Understand the connection with local produce and regional specialities
- Understand how climate and topography affect agriculture
- Gain practical skills that can be used in the UK