E-Learning: Professional Chef Discovery Series

The Professional Chef Discovers: Catalonia

Catalonia is a region rich with gastronomic pleasures, from fresh seafood and meats to excellent artisinally crafted foods such as sausage, cheese and wines. Deep rooted in its culinary traditions, Catalonia is also the hotbed for innovation in modern cooking -- Ferran Adría's restaurant, El Bulli, is here, as are many of the chefs who once worked with him. In this in-depth video series about Catalonia, you'll be able to tour the Boqueria market in Barcelona, watch recipe demonstrations, and learn about the exquisite food and wine of Catalonia.

The Professional Chef Discovers: Rioja

Experience Rioja as if you were there, as you watch interviews with its leading winemakers and chefs and tour the vineyards, wineries and restaurant kitchens that make this region among the most talked-about in Spain. Discover a land of breathtaking beauty and cutting-edge architecture, where the people live for wine. America's leading sommeliers and the professional chefs at the Culinary Institute of America weigh in with their guidance on matching Rioja's expressive red and white wines with food. All in all, a delightful immersion in the rich history, culture, flavors and terroir of this storied wine region.

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