School Food Technology Trip to Naples and Sorrento

The area around Naples and Sorrento is amongst the most popular in Italy and is famous for the way that the local cuisine truly makes the most of the region’s exceptional produce, which makes it the perfect place for a school food technology trip.   

During your tour, learn the secrets of traditional pizza-making, visit a working mozzarella farm, take a class in ice cream-making, or enjoy a tour of an olive oil factory. 

A visit to Naples and Sorrento would not be complete without spending some time exploring the local towns and sights.

 MorningAfternoonEvening
Day 1

Morning or afternoon flight from the UK

Transfer from the airport to the hotel

On arrival, explore the local area on foot or public transport

Time for evening meal
Day 2 Group to have an ice cream-making class

Time for lunch

Visit a working mozzarella farm

Time for evening meal
Day 3 Group to have a cookery class

Time for lunch

Visit a traditional olive oil factory

Time for evening meal
Day 4 Visit a local market (depending on time of flight) Transfer from the hotel to the airport for return to the UK  

This price includes:

  • 3 nights' half-board accommodation
  • Return flights including tax
  • Airport transfers in Italy
  • Use of coach for local excursions
  • Italian cookery class
  • Free staff place ratio 1:10
  • Detailed information pack
  • Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
  • VAT
  • Itinerary planning service
N.B. Activities listed in the itinerary are not neccessarily included in the price. Contact us for further information.

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Pizza Experience

Pizza Experience

Give your students the opportunity to learn how to make a true Napolitan pizza in this typical Sorrento Farm. To finish the demonstration, everyone will have the chance to eat a typical home made starter, a Margherita pizza and a dessert.

Ice Cream Class

Ice Cream Class

During this one hour visit, your students will learn how to make classic Italian ice cream. They will be shown how to make 2 of the typical flavours of ice cream, and will have the chance to help the Ice Cream Maker to squeeze the lemon, prepare the materials, freeze it and then finally they will have the chance to sample their own ice cream in a cone.

Mozzarella Experience

Mozzarella Experience

In this picturesque agricultural farm, dotted with orange, lemon and olive groves, your students will be shown how to make Mozzarella the old fashioned way. To finish the tour, you will be given a light snack with mozzarella, salami, some typical products and bread.

Michelangelo's Cheese Factory

Michelangelo's Cheese Factory

This demonstration explains the entire process of Mozzarella making from the first drop of milk to the final product which students will have the chance to taste. The excursion can also be combined with a guided tour of a Limoncello Factory, where students will be able to taste the famous Limoncello of Sorrento.

Mami Camilla Cooking School

Mami Camilla Cooking School

During this class your students will enjoy cooking a 3 course meal with the cheif chef in an informal, relaxed atmosphere. They will learn about the Nepolitan and Mediterranean cuisine. The class is partly "hands on", partly demonstration and partly taking notes, depending on the students' skills.The class lasts between 2-3 hours and at the end of the class students will have the pleasure of eatin...

Tenuta Vannulo Mozzarella Farm

Tenuta Vannulo Mozzarella Farm

A stroll around the Estate brings you close to the buffalos, surrounded by smell scent and noises that harmonize with the modern breeding facilities. By watching experience and knowledge of artisanal cheese making you can appreciate the passion that is needed to make an excellent product. The tour ends with a tasting of freshly made mozzarella cheese.

Olive Oil Factory

Olive Oil Factory

Start off your visit to this olive oil factory with a visit to the olive grove and an explanation of growing and harvesting methods. Next, you will visit both the ancient and the modern oil mills. Tol conclude your visit, your group will be invited to taste some olive oil with bread and then have the opportunity to purchase some of the products.

Gelateria David

Gelateria David

This ice cream class lasts for 50 minutes and gives your students the opportunity to see how gelato is made. As well as the demonstration, students will be given 2 ice creams to try, a certificate to show that they have participated and they will also be given recipes on how to make gelato at home.

Hotel Oriente

Hotel Oriente is located in the beautiful Sorrento peninsula, in Vico Equense. All rooms are en-suite and have a sea view and air conditioning. Students are normally accommodated in multibeddded rooms with staff in twins View on map

Grand Hotel Moon Valley

The Grand Hotel Moon Valley is a 4-star hotel situated in the small town of Seiano di Vico Equense. The hotel offers 106 tastefully-furnished rooms, all of which are en-suite and have air-conditioning, hairdryer, satellite TV, direct dial and telephone. A buffet breakfast is served in the hotel restaurant every morning.
Other amenities include a bar, meeting rooms and a restaurant serving local food. View on map

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