YOUR CULINARY VACATION INCLUDES:breakfast with avocado on toast, poached eggs and colorful tomatoes

  • Three days of fun Culinary Experiences beginning with early check-in (2:00PM) Monday afternoon and ending around noon on Wednesday.
  • Two nights queen accommodations, with ensuite bath, at Thurston House (lodging at separate cost from cooking vacation package).
  • Snacks and drinks upon arrival while you settle in.
  • Breakfasts and Dinners, as well as plenty to nibble on in between during cooking classes.
  • All stays include hands-on cooking classes in the Thurston House kitchen for breakfast each morning and hands-on cooking classes each afternoon before dinner, which we will enjoy in community. Most of these classes are taught by Bev, the inn’s owner (and lover of all things edible).
  • A field trip to a local farmer’s market to select fresh (harvested-same-day) produce, eggs, meats, etc. for our recipes.
  • An in-house cooking class taught by Catherine Delrieu, an award-winning French Chef (winner of the Orlando Signature Dish competition, 2017, for her Honey Nougat Glace); class includes both hands-on and demonstration; dinner will follow, including all the deliciousness we’ve just prepared.
  • Plenty of beverages to enjoy…teas, coffees, sparkling waters, juices, sodas, etc. If you would like wine with dinner, please bring some favorite vintages. (There’s also a local market with good selections.)
  • Dessert!…there’s always dessert!
  • Copies of all recipes we prepare together.
  • A souvenir apron as a memento of your Culinary Vacation at Thurston House.
  • A few other surprise “party favors” to take with you.
  • A maximum of 6 culinary vacationers/students to ensure plenty of elbow room and attention (minimum of 4).
  • Hours of fun, friends, learning, laughing, and fabulous food made by you!

CULINARY VACATION PACKAGE: $225 Per Person (not including taxes or lodging)

Call to sign up! 407-539-1911

EXTRA DAY: Want one more day of fun? Add on a third night (4th day) for just $60 per person (plus cost of lodging).


  • All of the previously mentioned (of course), plus…
  • A visit to see a local backyard urban farm in production (with tour by the owner) and opportunity to harvest our own produce to cook with (or take home).
  • Themed cooking class at nearby cooking school; includes dinner and wine.
  • Lesson and brunch at Thurston House on Thursday morning.
  • Late check-out around noon.

Valid on Wednesday, April 5, 2023 through Thursday, June 29, 2023