Rascal + Thorn culinary trips and experiences bring together the food industry and its admirers. Meet with chefs outside of their kitchens and learn how they use the local ingredients or cultures to influence their cuisine.
Whether it is whisky, cocktails or wine, Rascal + Thorn provides expert, in-depth experiences across the globe. From whisky tours to cocktail workshops and weekends, our expert guides provide a premium time.
May 16-20, 2018
Join Rascal + Thorn on the Bourbon Trail as we take an in-depth look at what makes many of their distilleries so great. Great food, whiskey, horses and excursions make this trip a lot of fun!
Tuscany with Mauro Maccioni
May 26 - June 3, 2018
Join Mauro Maccioni, the son of Tuscan-born Cirio Maccioni of NYC’s Le Cirque, on an 8-night culinary adventure in Tuscany, including Montecatini, Florence & Milan.
June 9-16, 2018
Our special “Legacy of elBulli” week highlights the descendants of the elBulli world and the chefs in Barcelona that continue to inspire and surprise. Tickets, Enigma and Disfrutar are just some of the incredible dining experiences.
Originally from New York City and an Italian-American family to whom food was of utmost importance, John’s passion for food and wine goes back a long time. As an early online writer and photographer of chefs and their craft, John has developed a deep relationship with the food industry.
It is this love of travel and food that makes John a great host on our culinary journeys and experiences.
Growing up in San Francisco and living abroad in both Mexico and Turkey has given Charles a global personality and a love for travel. Providing a great experience for his guests and seeing how travel can change people’s lives is his ultimate goal.
In the last few years he has focused on leading niche whiskey tours to Scotland, Ireland and the U.S.