About Chef Taylor Mason

Chef Taylor is the chef and owner of Lancaster, PA restaurant, LUCA. LUCA focuses on the traditions of Italy while being rooted in the heritage of Lancaster, as a farm-driven kitchen with locally sourced vegetables and meats, as well as handmade pasta. They are committed to acquiring fresh local ingredients and establishing relationships with farmers and artisans.

Join us and see for yourself why Chef Taylor was named as a semifinalists for the James Beard Foundation’s Best Chefs in America Award in 2020!

Tour Highlights

A tasting of authentic mozzarella di bufala right from the source as we visit and tour a water buffalo farm!

Enjoy a private boat excursion over the famous island of Capri for a day of shopping and relaxing!

A walking tour and introduction to Roman cuisine as you explore the markets and sample some of Rome's most famous pasta dishes.

Street food tour and pizza tasting in the heart of Naples - the birthplace of pizza!

April 17-24, 2023 (8 days, 7 nights)

Each member of the tour will be responsible for booking their own flight in & out of Rome (airport code: FCO). Flights are not included in the tour cost.

Double occupancy: $4,125/person
Single supplement: $400

Deposit of $1,500/person is due upon booking to reserve your spot, along with a signed & completed registration form. Booking is not considered confirmed until deposit has been received.

Payments can be made by check (made out to Curata Travel) and mailed to: Curata Travel, 245 N. Main Street, Spring Grove, PA 17362.

Credit cards are accepted with a 3.6% fee.

Final payment is due 60 days prior to departure.

Pricing includes:

All hotel accommodations (4 nights in Rome, 3 nights in Nerano)

All planned excursions & classes

All meals (with the exception of 1 lunch), accompanied by local wines

Private transportation throughout the tour

Airport transfers on specified arrival/departure days/times. We include one group transfer for your arrival and departure at specified times.

Not included:

Travel Insurance

Any spending during free time, any alcoholic beverages not included with meals.