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A Taste Of Tuscany Culinary Adventures

September 20 - 27, 2024

September 28 - October 5, 2024

Culinary Traveling Genes Adventures

A Taste of Tuscany

Chef Pasqualina and her older brother Carmine are originally from Italy and yearly join their family in Italy where they travel around the country meeting locals, building relationships, and living in a culture they have grown up with. Their goal is to share with their guests this beautiful part of the world, the Italian culture, and family traditions that have been in existence for many generations.

Pasqualina and the Culinary Genes Team are dedicated to delivering an authentic and personalized experience. They care deeply about delicious food, fabulous wine, and gracious hospitality. Leading small group culinary adventures in Italy allows them the chance to share what they love most with guests. 

About Me

Meet Pasqualina

Meet Pasqualina, Chef, CNS, MS, CGMC

Pasqualina Raspaolo is a Chef, Nutritionist and the founder and owner of Culinary Genes, LLC. Pasqualina pursued her passion in nutrition, the culinary arts and genetics and has amassed over 20 years of related training and studies. Her education culminated in a Master of Science degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport, a Culinary Degree from the Natural Gourmet Institute in New York City and an internship at the prestigious James Beard House in New York City, where she worked alongside and learned from some of today’s top chefs. She also completed her Genomic Medicine Practitioner Certification from Genoma International.

The Book Collection

“Join me on a gastronomic cultural tour of Italy and experience its history through stories and culinary creations. Learn how to make my time-honored Italian family recipes, the gluten-free way.”

– Pasqualina Raspaolo

Just launched

Pasqualina's Table

Our Family’s Traditional Italian Desserts
…The Gluten-Free Way

Browse Our Online Store

Feel free to browse our online store where you will find cookbooks, Culinary Traveling Genes Adventures, and coming soon, our ‘Italian Boutique’ offering products directly from Italy.