March 15, 2015
March 23, 2015
Discover time-honored Sicily, one of the most beautiful and unique regions in Italy. Explore the medieval town of Taormina, the Roman and Greek influences in Agrigento, the majesty of Mount Etna and the ancient magnificence of Syracuse. Your itinerary has been meticulously planned by travel experts to include incomparable cultural experiences, behind-the-scenes excursions and preferred access to popular attractions. Our Alumni Campus Abroad program takes your adventure a step further with a lecture series featuring expert local speakers and exclusive opportunities to meet the people of Italy. This trip combines the security, ease and value of group travel with opportunities for independent exploration. You will enjoy the camaraderie of traveling with old and new friends, and during your free time, feel the thrill of making your own discoveries!
Chef Christopher Lampo, CEC, is a 1989 high honors graduate of The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. Christopher Lampo is a certified executive chef by The American Culinary Federation and holds a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from Florida International University in hospitality management. He is a founding member of the Culinary Institute of America's Alumni Council Board of Trustees. His numerous awards and accolades include membership in the prestigious Les Amis d’Escoffier society of professional chefs, as well as Chaines des Rotisseurs and Distinguished Restaurants of North America, and his restaurant, Christopher's World Grille, recently received the AAA's impressive 4-Diamond Rating and has been awarded the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for the past 9 years. Christopher lives in College Station, Texas, with his wife, Dr. Sandi Lampo, who was a faculty member in the Marketing Department at Mays Business School at Texas A&M University for 15 years. She is now the marketing director of Christopher’s World Grille. They have two future Aggies: Luke and Dominic. Chef Christopher is so excited to experience Sicily with you as both him and his wife, Sandi, are 100% Sicilian!
Space on this exclusive journey is limited to 36 travelers, so make your reservations today!