Christmas Traditions in Art & Desserts

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The Adoration of the Magi with Saint Anthony Abbott, 1390-1410, French or German, attributed to the Franco-Flemish Maste,
France or Germany (place created) oil and tempera with gold & silver leaf on panel, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 2004.68


NOTE: THIS COURSE IS LIMITED TO 10 PARTICIPANTS

Date: Sunday, December 17, 2017
Place: J. Paul Getty Museum (Getty Center) & Private Home (West LA)
Time: 
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Tour Fee: 
$119.00 per participant

This vibrant course begins at the Getty Center with art historian and chef Nancy DeLucia Real. On a one-hour tour, participants will view and discuss the Christmas story in illuminated manuscripts, paintings & sculpture from the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods. The Christmas tradition continues at a home in West Los Angeles where a hands-on baking class of traditional European desserts follows. We will celebrate with a light, vegetarian lunch, topped by our festive sweet table!

*Getty parking cost of $15.00 per vehicle is not included – carpool is suggested.

To register, email or call Nancy DeLucia Real – thekitchenbuzzz@gmail.com or telephone 310.962.4043.


A Taste of Etruria, Greece & Rome Culinary Workshop

Caeretan Hydria, 525 B.C., Etruscan (Caeretan), attributed to Eagle Painter, Etruria (place created),
terracotta, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 83.AE.346

Date: Thursday, June 22, 2017; course repeats
Friday, June 23, 2017
Place: Getty Villa Meeting Rooms and Museum Galleries
Time: 
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Tour Fee: 
$95.00 parking complimentary

[Tickets available May 23 at 9:00 a.m.]

Are you curious about how people of antiquity set new trends and/or were inspired by others? In this culinary workshop, art and culinary historian Nancy DeLucia Real will link the innovations and influences shared among the Etruscans, Greeks and Romans. You will discover the culture and cuisine of these three civilizations by touring the Getty Villa galleries. Course participants will prepare and enjoy a class banquet with wine – just as the Ancients did!

To register for this workshop on May 23, go here- http://www.getty.edu/visit/cal/events/ev_1756.html -or- telephone the J. Paul Getty museum at 310.440.7300.


EXCLUSIVE ART & GASTRONOMY TOUR:
MEXICO CITY
WITH NANCY DeLUCIA REAL

Thur October 5 to Tue October 10, 2017
(6 days/5 nights)
 

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MEXICO CITY TOUR (REASONABLY-PRICED LAND PACKAGE ONLY) INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING:

- Art historian Nancy DeLucia Real will lead this tour;

- Transfers from Mexico City International Airport to hotel and from hotel to airport (upon departure from Mexico City);

- 5 nights stay at the 5-star Hyatt Regency Hotel, Polanco (exclusive & trendy neighborhood);

- Welcome drink upon arrival at hotel;

- 5 buffet breakfasts (international foods);

- 2 lunches;

- 2 dinners;

- Transportation via air-conditioned motor coach with English-speaking guide from Mexico City;

- Entrances to all sites and visits with guides to:

  • Zocalo (Mexico City’s main plaza or square);

  • National Palace (site of Mexico’s ruling class since time of the Aztec Empire) with tour of Diego Rivera’s murals on the History of Mexico);

  • Templo Mayor or “The Great Temple” (one of the main temples of the Aztecs in their capital, Tenochtitlan);

  • Museum of Palace of Fine Arts (Palacio de Bellas Artes) – Mexico’s most prominent cultural center. We will view Mexican Muralism by José Clemente Orozco and David Alfaro Siqueiros;

  • The Metropolitan Cathedral of the Assumption of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven (the largest cathedral in the Americas, and seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Mexico);

  • The Frida Kahlo Museum in Coyoacan, known as La Casa Azul (The Blue House), a historic house and museum dedicated to Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo;

  • Visit to San Juan Market (fresh fruit, vegetables, grains & prepared foods are sold here);

  • Lake Xochimilco (Mexico City’s “Venice”) – we will enjoy a ride on a trajinera (a gondola-like boat) and explore the lake’s pre-hispanic history re: its canals;

  • El Sabado Bazaar – an indoor/outdoor hand crafts and paintings market (with free time to explore);

  • National Museum of Anthropology – this museum contains archaeological & anthropological artifacts from Mexico’s pre-Columbian era, including the Stone of the Sun or The Aztec Calendar Stone;

  • Soumaya Museum – built by Carlos Slim, the museum houses 66,000 art objects, including works from pre-Hispanic Mesoamerica to European masters (Auguste Rodin, Salvador Dali, Tintoretto, and more);

  • Teotihuacan Pyramids – We will visit the pyramids in the holy city of Teotihuacan (‘the place where the gods were created’), located North East of Mexico City & built between the 1st and 7th centuries A.D.

  • Free Evenings – an opportunity for you to discover new restaurants, cafes and entertainment highly suggested by Nancy Real.

  • Tips to porters, bellboys and maids at hotels and waiters for all included meals; -Hotel and VAT taxes.

BOOK YOUR TRIP NOW:

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT NANCY DeLUCIA REAL by email – thekitchenbuzzz@gmail.com or telephone 310.962.4043 image-2


Bouchardon – Royal Artist of the Enlightenment – Private Tour with Nancy DeLucia Real

Cupid Carving a Bow from Hercules’s Club, 1750, Edme Bouchardon, marble. Musée du Louvre,

Département des Sculptures, Paris. Image © Musée du Louvre / Hervé Lewandowski

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017 (or request your own date for a private tour*)
Place: The Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA. 90049
Time: 
3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Tour Fee: 
$45.00 per participant [Tour is limited to 10 participants]

On this tour, you will meet Edmé Bouchardon (1698-1762), an artist who possessed the extraordinary, creative impulse that would win him the title, royal sculptor and draftsman to King Louis XV of France. Art historian Nancy DeLucia Real will introduce you to great masterpieces in Bouchardon – Royal Artist of the Enlightenment (on view through April 2, 2017). While viewing portrait busts of VIP’s, religious and mythological sculpture, graphic arts and designs for Louis XV’s equestrian monument, you will discover what inspired Bouchardon to create his unique masterpieces.

View the exhibition here- http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/bouchardon/index.html

Note: Tour fee is nonrefundable.

For Parking: Getty Center Parking Cost of $15.00 is not included. Carpool is encouraged.

To reserve your space, telephone Nancy at 310.962.4043 or send an email to thekitchenbuzzz@gmail.com


Holiday Tour with Nancy DeLucia Real at The J. Paul Getty Museum (The Getty Center)
Featuring The Shimmer of Gold: Giovanni di Paolo in Renaissance Siena (on view until January 8, 2017)

Branchini Madonna (detail), 1427, Giovanni di Paolo, tempera and gold leaf on panel. The Norton Simon Foundation, Pasadena

Date: Friday, Dec. 30, 2016 (or request your own date for a private tour*)
Place: The Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA. 90049
Time: 
3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
Tour Fee: 
$45.00 per participant

Join art historian Nancy DeLucia Real for winter holiday tour of the J. Paul Getty Museum’s permanent and special exhibitions. As a starting point, you will tour The Shimmer of Gold: Giovanni di Paolo in Renaissance Siena, (on view through January 8, 2017). Strolling along the galleries with Nancy, you will be astounded by the museum’s permanent collection featuring illuminated manuscripts, paintings, decorative arts and sculpture.

To reserve your space, telephone Nancy at 310.962.4043 or send an email to thekitchenbuzzz@gmail.com

View The Shimmer of Gold: Giovanni di Paolo in Renaissance Siena (on view through January 8, 2017 at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center) here- http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/giovanni_di_paolo/index.html

Note: Tour fee is nonrefundable.

For Parking: Getty Center Parking Cost of $15.00 is not included. Carpool is encouraged.

*Note: If requesting a date for a private tour, a minimum of 5 tour participants is required.


Edible Alchemy Culinary Workshop

Theodas with the Book of Magic and the Devil, 1469, ink, colored washes andtempera colors on paper, Ms. Ludwig XV 9, fols. 279v-280, 83 MR. 179, J. Paul Getty Museum

BOTH DATES SOLD OUT
Date: Thursday, December 8; course repeats Friday, December 9, 2016
[20 participants per day]
Place: Getty Center, Private Dining Room and Museum Galleries
Time: 
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 
Course Fee: 
$95.00, parking complimentary
Tickets available: November 1, 2016

Led by educator and chef Nancy DeLucia Real, this culinary workshop brings you back in time to the medieval world. Participants visit The Alchemy of Color in Medieval Manuscripts and The Art of Alchemy exhibitions, explore connections between food, color, science and alchemy, then prepare a class feast for the eyes, body and spirit.

To register for this course, on November 1, 2016, go here: http://www.getty.edu/visit/cal/events/ev_1360.html -or- telephone the J. Paul Getty Museum at 310.440.7300.


 

EXCLUSIVE ART & GASTRONOMY TOUR:

MEXICO CITY

WITH NANCY DeLUCIA REAL

Thur October 6, 2016 – Tue October 11, 2016 (6 days/5 nights)

Note: There are 2 spaces left on this trip (see below).

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MEXICO CITY TOUR (REASONABLY-PRICED LAND PACKAGE ONLY) INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING:

- Nancy DeLucia Real will lead thIs tour in Mexico City.

- Transfers from Mexico City International Airport to hotel and from hotel to airport (upon departure from Mexico City).

- 5 nights stay at the 5-star Hyatt Regency Hotel, Polanco (exclusive & trendy neighborhood);

- Welcome drink upon arrival at hotel;

- City tour (on air-conditioned motor coach);

- 5 buffet breakfasts (international foods);

- 3 lunches;

- 2 dinners;

- Transportation via air-conditioned motor coach with English-speaking guide from Mexico City;

- Entrances to all sites and visits with guides to:

  • Zocalo (Mexico City’s main plaza or square);

  • National Palace (site of Mexico’s ruling class since time of the Aztec Empire) with tour of Diego Rivera’s murals on the History of Mexico);

  • Templo Mayor or “The Great Temple” (one of the main temples of the Aztecs in their capital, Tenochtitlan);

  • Museum of Palace of Fine Arts (Palacio de Bellas Artes) – Mexico’s most prominent cultural center. We will view Mexican Muralism by José Clemente Orozco and David Alfaro Siqueiros;

  • The Metropolitan Cathedral of the Assumption of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven (the largest cathedral in the Americas, and seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Mexico);

  • The Frida Kahlo Museum in Coyoacan, known as La Casa Azul (The Blue House), a historic house and museum dedicated to Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo;

  • Lake Xochimilco (Mexico City’s “Venice”) – we will enjoy a ride on a trajinera (a gondola-like boat) and explore the lake’s pre-hispanic history re: its canals;

  • El Sabado Bazaar – an indoor/outdoor hand crafts and paintings market (with free time to explore);

  • National Museum of Anthropology – this museum contains archaeological & anthropological artifacts from Mexico’s pre-Columbian era, including the Stone of the Sun or The Aztec Calendar Stone;

  • Chapultepec Castle – this was the 19th-century residence of Emperor Maximilian I & Empress Carlota, built on a hill that was sacred to the Aztecs;

  • Soumaya Museum – built by Carlos Slim, the museum houses 66,000 art objects, including works from pre-Hispanic Mesoamerica to European masters (Auguste Rodin, Salvador Dali, Tintoretto, and more);

  • Free Evenings – an opportunity for you to discover new restaurants, cafes and entertainment highly suggested by Nancy Real.

  • Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe – this is Mexico’s national shrine where it is believed the Virgin of Guadalupe appeared to Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin;

  • Teotihuacan Pyramids – We will visit the pyramids in the holy city of Teotihuacan (‘the place where the gods were created’), located North East of Mexico City & built between the 1st and 7th centuries A.D.

  • - Tips to porters, bellboys and maids at hotels and waiters for all included meals; -Hotel and VAT taxes.

BOOK YOUR TRIP NOW:

CONTACT NANCY DeLUCIA REAL by email – thekitchenbuzzz@gmail.com or telephone 310.962.4043

For the 2 spaces remaining: 1 room (2 adults per room).

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Across the Roman Empire Culinary Course

Mosaic Floor with Combat Between Dares and Entellus, about AD 175, stone and glass tesserae,
208 × 208 × 8 cm, 498.9522 kg (81 7/8 × 81 7/8 × 3 1/8 in., 1099.99 lb.), Gallo-Roman, Villelaure, France,
The J. Paul Getty Museum, 71 AH.106

Date: Thursday, May 12; course repeats Friday, May 13, 2016
Place: Getty Villa, Meeting Rooms and Museum Galleries
Time:
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Course Fee: 
$95.00, parking complimentary
Tickets available: April 11, 2016 SOLDOUT

Want to know what types of foods were served throughout Rome’s territories? Join educator and chef Nancy DeLucia Real for a culinary exploration of the ancient Roman provinces. You will tour the exhibition Roman Mosaics Across the Empire, and then prepare a class banquet inspired by historic ingredients from ancient Syria, Tunisia (Carthage), France (Gaul) and Rome.

To register for this course, on April 11, 2016, go here http://www.getty.edu/visit/cal/events/ev_1018.html -or- telephone the J. Paul Getty Museum at 310.440.7300.


Bon Appetit, Your Royal Highness!

Portrait of Louis XIV, 1700s, after Hyacinthe Rigaud. Oil on canvas,
114 x 62 5/8 in. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Gift of J. Paul Getty, 70.PA.1

Date: Saturday, March 13, 2016
Place: The Getty Center and Private Venue
Time:
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Course Fee: 
$95.00 (nonrefundable) (This course is limited to 10 participants)

[Note: Getty Center's parking cost of $15.00 per vehicle is not included in course fee. Carpool is suggested.]

Join art historian & chef Nancy DeLucia Real in this culinary course focusing on French historic cuisine. While viewing the exhibition, Woven Gold: The Tapestries of Louis XIV (on view until May 1, 2016), you will virtually walk alongside the king at Versailles and other palaces. You will discover the banquets and magnificent foods enjoyed by French nobility in the 17th century. A hands-on cooking class will take place at a venue close to the Getty Center, followed by a repas royal or royal meal with wine.

View Woven Gold: The Tapestries of Louis XIV here

To register for this course, email: thekitchenbuzzz@gmail.com or call Nancy Real at 310.962.4043.


The Edible Delights Of Royal Tables And Festivals

Table with 100 Settings, etching (8-1/2 x 11-7/9 in.), from Juan de la Mata’s Arte de Reposteria… (Madrid: Antonio Marin, 1747, pl. 10. Los Angeles, Getty Research Institute

Date: Sunday, February 21, 2016 [SOLD OUT]
Place: The Getty Center and Private Venue
Time:
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Course Fee: 
$95.00 (nonrefundable) (This course is limited to 10 participants)

[Note: Getty Center's parking cost of $15.00 per vehicle is not included in course fee. Carpool is suggested.]

Join art historian and chef Nancy DeLucia Real on a tour of the exhibition, The
Edible Monument: The Art of Food for Festivals
(on view October 13, 2015-
March 13, 2016). You will parade with 18th-century European nobles, enter edible
towers and sit at tables surmounted by sugar sculptures, silver and gold. Then,
you will prepare celebratory foods and enjoy the edible delights of a royal
table!

View The Edible Monument: The Art of Food for Festivals here-
http://www.getty.edu/research/exhibitions_events/exhibitions/edible/index.html

To register for this course, email: thekitchenbuzzz@gmail.com or call Nancy Real at 310.962.4043.


The Splendor of Holiday Foods & Festivals

Abraham Bosse (French, 1602-76), Jacobus Allard (Dutch, fl. ca. 1660), The Pastry Shop, Netherlands,
17th century, hand-colored etching, engraving, gouache and gold, 26.5 x 33.5 cm. (10.4 x 13.3 in.). Los Angeles, Getty Research Institute

Date: Saturday, December 12, 2015 [SOLD OUT]
Place: The Getty Center and Private Kitchen (close to museum)
Time:
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Course Fee: 
$95.00 (nonrefundable) (This holiday course is limited to 10 participants)

[Note: Getty Center's parking cost of $15.00 per vehicle is not included in course fee. Carpool is suggested.]

Join art historian and chef Nancy DeLucia Real on a tour of the exhibition, The
Edible Monument: The Art of Food for Festivals (on view October 13, 2015-
March 13, 2016). You will parade with 18th-century European nobles, enter edible
towers and sit at tables surmounted by sugar sculptures, silver and gold. Then,
you will prepare celebratory foods and enjoy the visual splendor of a holiday
table!

View The Edible Monument: The Art of Food for Festivals here-
http://www.getty.edu/research/exhibitions_events/exhibitions/edible/index.html

To register for this course, email: thekitchenbuzzz@gmail.com or call Nancy Real at 310.962.4043.


Art and Status at a Roman Banquet

Portrait Statue of an Aristocratic Boy, Augustan period, 27 B.C.-A.D.14, H 132.4 cm. W 50.8 cm, D 41.9 cm, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, inv. No. 14.130.1, New York

Date: Saturday, October 17, 2015 [SOLD OUT]
Place: 
The Getty Center and Italian Cultural Institute
Time:
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Course Fee: 
$84.00 (members); $89.00 (nonmembers).

[Note: Getty Center's parking cost of $15.00 per vehicle is not included in course fee. Carpool is suggested.]

Join art historian and chef Nancy DeLucia Real on a tour of the exhibition, Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World (on view July 28-November 1, 2015). You will view bronze sculptures of the Hellenistic period (dating from the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C. to the foundation of the Roman Empire in A.D. 31). Interactive discussion will ensue regarding how Roman aristocrats collected, copied and proudly showcased these masterpieces at their villas. Then, at the Italian Cultural Institute, you will prepare and enjoy foods from an ancient convivium or banquet – and chat about a Roman host’s collection of bronzes!

To register, call the Italian Cultural Institute (Ina Cohen) at 310.824.7408 or email: classes.iicla@esteri.it


Artful Feasting in Renaissance Italy

Andrea del Sarto, Study of the Head of a Young Woman, ca. 1523, red chalk, 8 9/16 X 6 11/16 in., Galleria degli Uffizi, Gabinetto dei Disegni e delle Stampe, Florence

Date: Saturday, August 8, 2015
Place: 
The Getty Center and Italian Cultural Institute
Time:
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Special Course Fee: 
$70.00.

[Note: Getty Center's parking cost of $15.00 per vehicle is not included in course fee. Carpool is suggested.]

This exciting art and culinary course begins with a virtual visit to a sixteenth-century artist’s studio. Join art historian and chef Nancy DeLucia Real for a tour of the exhibition, Andrea del Sarto: A Renaissance Workshop in Action (on view June 23-September 12, 2015 at The Getty Center). The course continues at the Italian Cultural Institute where participants will prepare and enjoy a Renaissance feast. Buon appetito!

To register, call the Italian Cultural Institute (Ina Cohen) at 310.824.7408 or email: iicla@esteri.it


Feasts and Opulence in Roman Gaul

Wall painting (fresco) of a table laden with paired silver vessels,
before AD 79, in the tomb of Gaius Vestorius Priscus, at Pompeii.

Date: Thursday, July 23, 2015 (course repeats Friday, July 24) SOLD OUT
Place: 
Getty Villa: Meeting Rooms and Museum Galleries
Time:
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Fee: 
$85.00. Complimentary parking.

NOTE: Due to high demand, this course is being repeated. It previously sold out on December 4 & 5, 2014.

Join museum educator and chef Nancy DeLucia Real to explore the art, culture and religion of Roman Gaul (modern-day France) in a hands-on historical cooking class. Participants view lavish silver artifacts in the exhibition Ancient Luxury and the Roman Silver Treasure from Berthouville, visit the Herb Garden, then prepare recipes inspired by Gallo-Romanic cuisine and ancient opulence.

Tickets available beginning July 1.

To register, visit the:
http://www.getty.edu/visit/cal/days/12042014.html or call the J. Paul Getty Museum at: (310) 440-7300.

 


A Renaissance in Dining: Culture and Cuisine of the Northern Italian Courts

Veronese, Paolo, The Wedding Feast at Cana (detail),
1563, oil on canvas, Louvre, Paris

Date: Thursday May 14, 2015 (course repeats Friday, May 15, 2015)
Place: 
Private Dining Room, Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA. 90049
Time:
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Course Fee: 
$85.00

Explore the majesty of Renaissance art, culture, and cuisine from the courts of Northern Italy with museum educator and chef Nancy DeLucia Real in this hands-on culinary workshop. Participants tour the exhibition Renaissance Splendors of the Northern Italian Courts, discover period dining practices, and prepare a meal highlighting historic recipes and ingredients. Course fee $85.00. Complimentary parking.

Tickets are available beginning April 8, 2015.
To register on April 8, please call Getty Center Reservations at (310) 440-7300 or visit:
http://www.getty.edu/visit/cal/events/ev_361.html
http://www.getty.edu/visit/cal/events/ev_362.html

 


Easter Traditions in Italian Art & Gastronomy

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Date: Saturday, March 28, 2015
Place: 
J. Paul Getty Museum (Getty Center) & Italian Cultural Institute
Time:
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Course fee: 
IIC members – $85.00*/Non-members – $89.00*

This vibrant art & culinary course begins at the Getty Center with museum educator & chef instructor Nancy DeLucia Real. On a one-hour tour, course participants will view and discuss the Easter story in Italian painting & sculpture from the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods. The Easter tradition continues at the Italian Cultural Institute where a hands-on cooking class and festive meal will follow.

*Getty parking cost of $15.00 per vehicle is not included.

To register, call Italian Cultural Institute (Ina Cohen) at: (310) 824-7408, iicla@esteri.it

 


Celebrating the Baroque Era

Guido Reni, Joseph and Potiphar’s Wife, about 1630,
oil on canvas, 50-3/4 X 66-15/16 in., 93.PA.57, J. Paul Getty Museum
Digital Image Courtesy of The Getty Open Content Program

Date: Saturday, October 18, 2014
Place: J. Paul Getty Museum (Getty Center) & Italian Cultural Institute
Time:
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Fee: 
$89.00 (members)
$94.00 (nonmembers)
Note: $15.00 parking fee (per vehicle) at Getty Center is not included.

This culinary course focuses on the culture of 17th and 18th-century Europe in general, and Italy, in particular – the Baroque period. Museum educator and chef Nancy DeLucia Real begins with a tour at the J. Paul Getty Museum. Explore masterpieces made by Italian painters and sculptors and the artists whom they inspired. A visit to exhibitions, Drawing in the Age of Rubens and Spectacular Rubens: The Triumph of the Eucharist (on view October 14, 2014 to January 11, 2015) is included. A hands-on cooking class will follow at the Italian Cultural Institute where participants will prepare and enjoy a feast from the Baroque period (wine is included).

To register, visit the: Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles or call (310) 824-7408.

 


Still Life in Italian, French & Dutch Art Culinary Course

Fruit Piece, Jan Van Huysum
Dutch, 1722, Oil on panel
Digital image courtesy of the Getty’s Open Content Program.

Date: Saturday, August 2, 2014 [SOLDOUT]
Place: 
J. Paul Getty Museum (Getty Center) & Italian Cultural Institute
Time: 
10:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Fee: 
$85.00 (members)
$89.00 (nonmembers)
(A $15.00 parking fee at the Getty Center is not included)

Known as “natura morta” in Italian, “still life” is featured in the J. Paul Getty Museum’s paintings and sculpture collections. Museum educator and chef Nancy DeLucia Real leads this course, beginning with an art tour featuring vividly-rendered vegetables and fruit in Italian, French and Dutch masterpieces. Explore how this art style linked artists and patrons from Italy, France, the Netherlands and beyond. A hands-on, cooking class featuring fresh, seasonal produce and pasta immediately follows at the Italian Cultural Institute. Class participants will enjoy a vegetarian feast with wine.

To register, visit the: Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles or call (310) 824-7408.

 


From Farm To Table Cooking Class

Date: Saturday, June 14, 2014 [SOLD OUT]
Time:10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Place: Start with a one-hour visit to Santa Monica Farmers’ Market at Arizona Avenue & Third Street. Cooking class follows at a Los Angeles Kitchen close to Santa Monica.

Fee: $95.00 per session, per participant
This class is limited to 8 participants. Parking charges* are not included in class fee.

*Park at City of Santa Monica Public Parking Structures One or Three on Fourth Street, located between Wilshire and Santa Monica Boulevards. The first 90 minutes of parking are free.

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Join Chef Nancy DeLucia Real on an exciting trip to the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market. Once there, Nancy will guide participants in choosing freshly-picked herbs, veggies and sweet, ripe fruit from local, California farms. After shaking off the earth from nature’s bounty, a hands-on cooking class will follow. Participants will then enjoy a vegan and vegetarian meal “al fresco” (a pasta dish will be featured alongside other recipes). Wine is included.

Reserve your space:
A nonrefundable $45.00 deposit per session is required.
Contact thekitchenbuzzz@gmail.com or call (310) 962-4043.

Note: If The Kitchen Buzzz and Nancy DeLucia Real cancel the course, the $45.00 deposit paid will be refunded to each participant.

 


Culinary Course – A Day In The Middle Ages
Saturday, October 23, 2013 -[SOLD OUT]
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Italian Cultural Institute
1023 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA. 90024 (course begins with a tour at The Getty Center)

In this course, Museum Educator & Chef Instructor Nancy DeLucia Real will lead a tour of The Getty Museum’s exhibition, Miracles and Martyrs: Saints in the Middle Ages (on view September 3, 2013-March 2, 2014). Discover art objects that will magically reveal the everyday life of nobility, peasants and clergy in the Middle Ages. The course continues at the Italian Cultural Institute where a Medieval feast will be prepared and enjoyed by course participants.

Course Fee: $89 (non-members)
$84 (IIC members)
Parking at the Getty Center costs $15 (not included in class fee).
Space is limited.

Visit Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles or call (310) 443-3250 to reserve your space.


Culinary Course – A Roman Emperor’s Journey

Date: Saturday, January 25, 2014 - [SOLD OUT]
Saturday, November 23, 2013 – [SOLD OUT]

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Italian Cultural Institute
1023 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90024 (course begins with a tour at The Getty Villa)

Image.TiberiusNapoliStatue of Tiberius (detail), Roman, A.D. 37, Bronze, 96 7/8 in. (246 cm) high. Soprintendenza Speciale per i Beni Archeologici di Napoli e Pompei – Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, Laboratorio di Conservazione e Restauro

Museum Educator & Chef Instructor Nancy DeLucia Real will lead a tour of The Getty Villa’s exhibition, Tiberius: Portrait of an Emperor (on view October 16, 2013-March 3, 2014). Join Tiberius on his life’s journey while viewing a colossal bronze statue of the emperor (on loan from the Museo Nazionale of Naples). The Roman road leads to the Italian Cultural Institute where participants roll up their sleeves to prepare foods from ancient Naples, Rome and its provinces. A convivial or class meal follows.

Course Fee: $89 (non-members)
$85 (IIC members)
Parking at the Getty Villa costs $15 (not included in class fee).
Space is limited.

Tickets available now. Visit Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles or call (310) 824-7408 to reserve your space.


Artful Cooking: A Taste of the Renaissance


Date: Saturday, November 16, 2013 (course repeats Sunday, November 17, 2013)

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

The San Diego Museum of Art
1450 El Prado
Balboa Park, San Diego, CA

Explore the Italian Renaissance while visiting the European galleries at the Museum with Museum Educator and Chef Nancy DeLucia Real. Join Chef Real on a virtual trip to city-states such as Florence, Siena and Milan as you learn about the intellectuals, artists and members of clergy and nobility. After touring the Museum’s galleries, enjoy a hands-on cooking class and the Renaissance feast that you will have prepared.

$85.00 members/$100.00 non-members.
Space is limited.

Tickets available now. Visit The San Diego Museum of Art to reserve your space.


Culinary Workshop: A Victorious Banquet

Thursday, September 26, 2013; repeats Friday, September 27

Time: 11:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

The Getty Villa
17985 Pacific Coast Hwy
Pacific Palisades, CA. 90272

What satisfied the appetites of ancient athletes and warriors? Join chef and museum educator Nancy DeLucia Real for a tour of Greek and Roman artifacts featuring competitions, battles, and heroic celebrations. Participants prepare historic recipes and feast on a meal fit for a victor. Course fee $85 (parking included). Open to 20 participants.

 Visit getty.edu or call (310) 440-7300 to reserve your space.


Nature’s Bounty Canning Class with Nunzia

Make arrangements for Nunzia (Italian for “Nancy”) to personally lead this class at your next event!

The Kitchen Buzzz

Avoid chemicals used in canned or frozen vegetables & fruits. Enjoy natural, healthy garden vegetables and fruit all year.

This exciting class takes California’s ripe bounty (from farmers’ markets) & preserves its sweet, fine flavors for up to one year.

Learn how to can (in glass jars) vegetables such as ratatouille, tomatoes and fruit preserves with Chef Nunzia. Participants will employ traditional canning techniques used in Italy.

This class includes a panini lunch al fresco, along with “take away” canned vegetable or fruit preserve.

A nonrefundable deposit is required to reserve a class or hold a spot in a class.

If a class should be cancelled by The Kitchen Buzzz, the deposit will be refunded by 100%.

Arrangements can be made for private classes in your own home (location must be within a 10-mile range from Santa Monica, California – additional fees may apply).

This healthy and delicious canning class is perfect for your next event/party.

Class for 6 participants (this is the minimum for a class) – $150.00 per person
Class for 8 participants – $140.00 per person
Class for 10 participants – $130.00 per person
Class for 12 participants or more (maximum 20) – $125.00 per person.

Note: Participants must be age 18 or over.

Contact The Kitchen Buzzz
telephone (310) 962-4043 or email: thekitchenbuzzz@gmail.com.