Craddock Terry Hotel Hosting 'A Taste of Italy' Event
Craddock Terry Hotel at Bluffwalk Center’s esteemed Culinary Director Chef Jason Arbusto invites guests to uniquely experience A Taste of Italy, an exciting and cultural culinary experience that includes wine pairings, Italian cooking classes, and more food & beverage selections on select weekends in July. The Taste of Italy weekends are the perfect weekend getaway to Lynchburg, Virginia.
On July 19 and 20 as well as July 26 and 27, guests may choose to participate in individual events or select a combination of them that may include Chef Jason’s Italian Dinner being served on Friday and Saturday Nights at 7.30 p.m at a price of $65 per person. Guests can learn the ABC’s of pasta and ravioli-making and light appetizers to cook at home with Italian Cooking Classes on Saturday mornings from 9.30 – 11.00 a.m. priced at $55 per person.
At 4 p.m. on Saturday afternoons, guests may partake in an Italian Wine Class and Tasting to discover more about old world Italian wine from their regions, grapes and some unusual stories about how they came to be, for $35 per person. Advanced reservations are required by calling (434) 455-1510.
When guests reserve any Taste of Italy event, they may also qualify for Craddock Terry Hotel’s special lodging discount of only $129 per night. Room reservations can be booked by calling (434) 455-1500.
In addition to featuring unique event spaces and two award-winning restaurants, Shoemakers American Grille and Waterstone Pizza, Craddock Terry Hotel pays homage to its origins as a turn-of-the-century shoe factory with unique touches including complimentary in-room continental breakfast served in an old-fashioned wooden shoeshine box, shoe-shaped signs to label each guestroom door and shoeshine service available upon request. The hotel boasts 44 rooms with soaring ceilings, beautiful bedding and whimsical décor, as well as dramatic views of the James River, historic downtown Lynchburg or the Blue Ridge Mountains.