Les Dames d'Escoffier

Boston Chapter

Food and Travel Tour of Sao Miguel Island with Dame Guida Ponte

  • 02/16/2018
  • 02/23/2018
  • Sao Miguel Island, The Azores


Since 2006, Dame and Chef Guida Ponte has been hosting culinary tours of her homeland, Sao Miguel Island in the Azores. She grew up there and returns often to visit family and friends. It brings her tremendous joy to share the beauty and bounty of her island paradise with others.

Travel from Boston to Sao Miguel, the largest of the nine islands in the Azores. Book your own flight and go on an all-inclusive culinary tour of the Island. Guests will taste and explore the best of the island's Mediterranean cuisine guided by Guida. Enjoy the best accommodations the island offers. Sample local wine and dine while eating authentic dishes, fresh seafood, meats, desserts and more. You'll even have the opportunity to cook in an underground volcano. Visit pottery and liquor factories, tea and pineapple plantations, botanical gardens and more. Hiking and swimming at the island's stunning locations along with spa treatments await you while touring with Guida. World-class golfing and other activities on the island or sea are available.

Guida is eager to host guests, especially fellow Boston Dames, in 2018! Guests can fly direct from Boston, a mere 4-1/2 hours to Sao Miguel, via SATA Airlines.

Cost is $2,500, including all expenses except airfare. For more information about Guida’s tours, including reviews from past guests, please visit azoresfoodtour.com

To sign up, please contact Guida at guidaponte@comcast.net.

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