CLASS FEES IN 2019:
$6,000 – Black Truffle Cooking Extravanganza in Provence
$6,000 – Cooking in Provence classes
$6,000 – Cooking in Paris classes
ENROLLING IN A CLASS
Enrollment in any of the Provence, Paris or Truffle cooking classes requires a deposit at the time of booking. See the enrollment page to sign up for a class. See the Class Schedule to check availability.
If your preferred class is already full, you can email us here to be added to our waiting list – cancellations do happen.
For any questions regarding enrolling in a class email us here or in writing to:
PO Box 1156
Carrboro, NC 27510, USA
The Truffle Extravaganza includes a welcome truffle dinner on Monday; a market visit, hands-on truffle cooking classes and lunch on Tuesday, a truffle hunt, a winery visit and tasting, and a dazzling truffle lunch with extravagant wines on Wednesday, a visit to the truffle supplier, wine tasting and restaurant lunch on Thursday, new season olive oil tasting, final hands-on truffle cooking class and farewell lunch on Friday. Students are at liberty Wednesday and Thursday evening to explore the region on their own. The class ends after lunch on Friday. For more details, see a week's sample schedule from a previous Truffle class.
All other Provence weeks include a welcome dinner on Sunday night; hands-on cooking class and lunch on Monday, a market visit, hands-on cooking class and lunch on Tuesday; a private wine tasting and restaurant lunch on Wednesday; hands-on cooking class and lunch on Thursday, olive oil tasting, hands-on cooking class and lunch on Friday. The class ends after lunch on Friday. For more details, see a week's sample schedule from a previous Provence class.
Paris weeks include hands-on cooking classes and lunch on Monday and Tuesday, a market tour and 3 Michelin star lunch on Wednesday, a visit to Poilane bakery, wine tasting and lunch on our garden terrace (weather permitting) on Thursday, olive oil tasting, hands-on cooking class and lunch on Friday. The class ends after lunch on Friday. For more details, see a week's sample schedule from a previous Paris class.
TERMS AND CONDITION
DEPOSIT: A nonrefundable deposit of $2500 per person is required to confirm enrollment in all classes.
FINAL PAYMENT: The final payment is due no later than 120 days prior to the start of the program. If the balance is not paid on time, you could lose your reservation and your deposit.
Terms and Conditions: – Refund Policy.
The class deposit is a commitment by Patricia Wells to hold your place in the class, and a commitment by you to participate. The deposit should be considered nonrefundable. If you present good and valid reasons we will consider a refund of the deposit if you cancel more than 120 days before the class begins and we are able to find another student to fill your place. All refunds are subject to a $150 service charge per student to cover bank fees and processing costs.
All refunds for cancellations that occur within 120 days of the class start date, both the deposit and the final payment, will be handled by your personal travel insurance. Travel insurance can be obtained by speaking with a local travel agent or by visiting one of the many travel insurance sites on the web. Websites that have been used for trip insurance information are:
We make this information available for your convenience. We have no financial interest in the web sites or the services they offer, and any contract you make is your right and responsibility.
In the event that “At Home with Patricia Wells” should cancel for any reason, other than "an act of God," or "force majeur," all fees, including deposits, will be fully refunded. The costs of any travel or housing arrangements you may have made will not be reimbursed by Patricia Wells.
In the event of "force majeur," or "act of God," another class date will be offered. Only direct bookings are valid. A reservation that is resold to a third party will be invalid and all fees forfeited.
'At Home with Patricia Wells' classes are designed for adults.
Note: Smoking is not permitted in either the Paris or the Provence classes.