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A Culinary Expedition in Fair Verona, Italy

Week 1: May 12 – 19, 2023
Week 2: May 21 – 28, 2023


Fair Verona, such beauty, such history, such romance! The epicentre of excellent food and wine. Our first-ever KP Culinary Expedition is hosted by Master Chef Jamie Kennedy and Master of Wine David Lawrason. A grand celebration of food, wine, music and art! Fantastic hiking and cycling and a hotel with one of Europe’s most treasured collections of contemporary art, Byblos Art Hotel, home to the stars. This will be your home for seven glorious nights!

Week 1: Featuring Jim Cuddy (multi-Juno award winner and Music Hall of Fame and Order of Canada recipient), Barney Bentall (Juno award winner), Anne Lindsay (fiddler extraordinaire), Devin Cuddy (Juno Nominated), Sam Polley (singer, songwriter), Terra Lightfoot (multi Juno nominated) and Geoffrey Kelly: lead musician of Spirit of the West (also plays with the Paperboys, Irish Rovers and multi-Juno award nominee). In addition Jamie Kennedy (One of Canada’s greatest chefs and an Order of Canada recipient), Curt Harnett (Multi Medalist in cycling and Order of Canada recipient) and David Lawrason (Canada’s Premier Wine Expert) will join us!

Week 2: Featuring Tom Cochrane (multi-Juno award winner, Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, Order of Canada Recipient and Music Hall of Fame recipient), Steven Page (multi-Juno award winner and Canadian Music Hall of Fame recipient with Barenaked Ladies), Neil Osborne (lead singer of 54-40, multi-Juno award winner and Canadian Music Hall of Fame recipient), Geoffrey Kelly (Spirit of the West flutist extraordinaire and Music Hall of Fame recipient), Kevin Fox (revered multi-instrumentalist) and Kandle Osborne (singer, songwriter). In addition Heather Moyse (Four-time Olympian and 2x Olympic gold medalist), Jamie Kennedy (One of Canada’s greatest chefs and an Order of Canada recipient) and David Lawrason (Canada’s Premier Wine Expert) will join the trip!

Verona Trip Details

*Some trip details may change in 2023

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Join us for a one-of-a-kind experience!

If you are interested in participating or want more information please contact:

Lisa Pasin, Senior VP and Director of Hospitality
P: 780-448-5945
E: lpasin@greatkitchenparty.com

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