UNISG Info Sessions: NY & CA

19 Mar 2008, Posted by Jennifer Iannolo in food

For those of you familiar with the unique study programs put together by the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Italy (or, heck, those who are unfamiliar, as this is an info session), here’s your chance to learn more: UNIVERSITY OF GASTRONOMIC SCIENCES HOLDS INFORMATION SESSIONS IN NEW YORK AND CALIFORNIA On May 1st, 2008, Italy’s University of Gastronomic Sciences will hold information sessions in Manhattan, NY, and Berkeley, CA, for prospective students interested in learning more about the school’s programs and application procedures. Staff and alumni will be on hand to explain the educational philosophy of the university, present the…

FP37: La Banca del Vino

22 Jan 2007, Posted by Jennifer Iannolo in beverages, podcast, travel

http://blip.tv/file/get/Foodphilosophy-FoodPhilosophy37LaBancaDelVino857.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed We continue on our exploration of food mecca with our tour of La Banca del Vino, the wine bank of the University of Gastronomy in Pollenzo, Italy. Jonathan, our helpful guide from Part I, not only gave us a tour of the facility, but offered a wonderful tutorial on the varieties of wines from the different regions of Italy. In other news, my pals at Go Daddy are now sponsoring Food Philosophy, so you can get some great deals on your own piece of the internet: Go to www.godaddy.com and enter…

FP36: The University of Gastronomic Sciences

16 Jan 2007, Posted by Jennifer Iannolo in farm, podcast, travel

http://blip.tv/file/get/Foodphilosophy-FoodPhilosophy36TheUniversityOfGastronomicSciences183.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedOh, sweet Mecca. What on earth could be more appealing to a gourmand than the University of Gastronomic Sciences (UNISG) in Italy? In a word: nothing. Join me on a tour of the one place on this planet that tugs at my heart strings (and brain cells) like no other as we take a journey through Italy’s history and gastronomy. Begun as an estate many moons ago, UNISG’s Pollenzo campus is a tribute to food, wine and artisanal production with Jonathan, a second-year student whose knowledge and enthusiasm made our tour delightful…