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Escape To Tuscany on The Hudson

A quick escape for food lovers to taste the delights of the truly authentic Tuscany region but close to home on the banks of the Hudson River. Enjoy a tour of the Iconic Culinary Institute of America and end the day with a grand Italian style feast.

Escape To Tuscany on The Hudson
Escape To Tuscany on The Hudson

Time & Location

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Bus Departs Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217, USA

About the event

An excursion to explore and enjoy food and it's magical ability to heal and to unite people across cultures.  Food lovers will learn about the mystique of food and indulge in the science of taste in an exciting hour long guided tour of the world-famous Culinary Institute of America. Tour  culminates with a delicious brunch at the Ristorante Caterina DE Medici.

Bonus: Guided tour of Les Halles D'Anthony Bourdain and Farquharson Hall.

  • Round trip LUXURY transportation from Barclay's Center Brooklyn, NY
  • 3 Course Banquet Menus Dining Experience
  •  Poultry, Salmon,  Pork offerings
  • Itilian cuisine
  • Guided CIA campus tour
  • Friendly and professional staff/tour guides

Menu Offerings

  • POLLO ALLA SALVIA (pan fried chicken with fontina, mozzarella, mushrooms and mediterranean pototo salad.
  • SALMONE CON PATATE (roasted salmon with smashed potatoes, cherry tomato vinaigrette)
  • SCALOPPINA AGLI ASPARAGI (pork scaloppini with sage, coppa, mushrooms, ham, mozzarella and potato gratin)

                       First Course Offerings

  • Antipasti Misti ( Italian cold cuts with marinated vegetables, cheese and olives)
  • Risotto AL Pomodoro (Risotto with tomato, basil and goat cheese)
  • Passata Di Fagioli (Classic borlotti bean soup with pasta)



  • Tortino Di Cioccolato (Warm chocolate lava cake with vanilla gelato)

  • Beverage accompaniments: COFFEE/TEA/ICED TEA
  • Wine, beer, soda and alcohol will be charged seperately to guest at table

Additional Information:

  • Unlimited snacks and beverages are included
  • Continental breakfast enroute
  • Service animals not allowed
  • 9  AM Departure from Barclays Center
  • Not wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy:

  • No refunds, tour credit only. Cancel trip up to 5 days in advance with 100% back in tour credit. 25% penalty will be deducted from cancellations less than 5 days.

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. What health and safety measures are in place for travelers?

  • CDC recommendations are followed for both staff and guests (
  • Driver & transportation are DOT. certified
  • Guests are sent health and safety reminders 24 - 48 hrs. prior to departure
  • All guests must complete safety survey prior to boarding

2.   What amenities are available to and from each destination?

  • Unlimited pernium snacks, beverages and water
  • 1 convenience stop on short trips, over 8 hrs. driver is required 15 mins rest after 4 hrs. (max 3 stops)

3.    What payment methods do you accept?

  • Visa, Mastercard and American Express
  • Paypal
  • Zelle
  • Cash must be paid in full by payment cut-off date
  • No Checks
  • Seats are First come, First served

4.   Disclaimer

By purchasing this ticket you agree to idemnify North-East Winds against any adverse action from any food-born illnesses caused from consuming food prepared and served by third-party.


  • Deposit

    This non refundable deposit will hold your spot!

    Tax: +$1.63 NYS. Tax
  • Early Bird

    Tax: +$13.41 NYS. Tax



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