Seminars in Food, Wine & the Arts

Designed to educate and entertain, Seminars in Food, Wine & the Arts encompass a broad range of activities related to culinary arts. From walking tours of Boston’s culinary neighborhoods to bread making to cheese and wine tastings, there is literally something for everyone.

So join us for an evening—or Saturday, or semester—that you won’t soon forget. Our offerings change with the seasons, so be sure to check back often. Currently, we are featuring the following courses and events:

Seminars in the Arts

These lectures, discussions, and performances offer thematically arranged surveys of music, visual and performing arts, history, literature, and more.

Dining Out: Feasts of the World

Experience special menus, created by extraordinarily talented chefs at their own restaurants.

Hands-On Cooking

Enjoy expert guidance as you work alongside master chefs.

Pépin Lecture Series in Food Studies and Gastronomy

These topical lectures, offered by Boston University faculty, are open to the public and free (unless otherwise noted).

Special Events

There is always something unique in store, whether it is, an upcoming conference or gala, a special class for children, or a neighborhood culinary tour.

Tastings & Demonstrations

Watch and taste as New England’s best chefs, wine connoisseurs, and mixologists demonstrate their best recipes, skills, and insights.

Children/TeensCooking Programs

These hands-on cooking programs for children and teenagers will engage kids and get them excited about the world of food.
Program in Food, Wine & the Arts brochure

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