New Cooking Classes Take Your Palate on a Tour of Italy

Lynn’s College of Hospitality announces public cooking classes to begin next week

Published Feb. 20, 2009

The College of Hospitality Management recently announced the “La Bella Cucina Italiana” Cooking Class Series that is open to the public. Participants will learn how to prepare food from different regions of Italy, the history behind the recipes, and the food and wine pairings.

The classes will be taught by Chef Angelo Morinelli who in 2002 established the popular restaurant Cucina D'Angelo in Boca Center, which has become one of South Florida's finest destinations for authentic Italian cuisine. Since he began his career 40 years ago as a boy on the coast of Italy, he has garnered the respect of the restaurant industry and his loyal clientele.

The schedule of classes is as follows:
  • Feb. 25 – Sicily
  • March 4 – Basilicata
  • March 11 – Salento
  • March 18 – Roma
  • March 25 – Tuscany
  • April 1 – Genova
  • April 8 – Piemonte
  • April 15 – Napoli
  • April 22 – Abruzzi
  • April 29 – Venezia

The classes will be held at the College of Hospitality's Culinary Lab in the de Hoernle International Center on campus from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tickets for each class are $49 or a class series (10 classes) can be purchased for $450. Class sizes are limited to 20 people and attendees must be 21-years-old. For more information, contact Stella Quintero at 561-237-7448. To register, go to or call 561-237-9000.