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Amelia Island Culinary Academy

Amelia Island, FL, USA
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About Amelia Island Culinary Academy
Professional Chef Bill Thompson, formally with the Ritz-Carlton, offers lively, interactive cooking classes in Historic Fernandina Beach located on Beautiful Amelia Island, Florida. Chef Bill promotes both the Slow Food and the Farm to Table movements, focusing on locally produced ingredients.
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Gaylen C wrote a review Nov 2018
Bethesda, Maryland32 contributions12 helpful votes
This is the first cooking class I have ever taken, and the experience was nothing short of amazing. I loved the fact that the # of participants is limited so everyone gets an opportunity to prepare the dishes. Chef Bill offers great preparation and cooking tips throughout the
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Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from Bill T, Owner at Amelia Island Culinary Academy
Responded Nov 4, 2018
Thanks so much for the fantastic review!
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Ken T wrote a review Dec 2017
Rochester, New York7 contributions1 helpful vote
This is a fun two hour experience that combines island history, tour and tips from the farmers market and tips and cooking philosophy from Chef Bill as he prepares a multi-course lunch for you. This is not a hands on cooking class but one where Chef Bill prepares lunch while
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Date of experience: December 2017
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Response from Bill T, Owner at Amelia Island Culinary Academy
Responded Dec 27, 2017
So glad you enjoyed our Farmer's Market Tour & Class! Thank you!
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518ATLCouple wrote a review Aug 2017
Mableton, Georgia462 contributions75 helpful votes
We enjoyed our evening with Chef Bill as he prepared shrimp three different ways. He is a great chef and conversationalist. The food was amazing and he provided the recipes for us. Reservations are required. Bring your own alcoholic beverages. He only supplies water.
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Date of experience: August 2017
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Bonjsc wrote a review Jul 2017
Hilton Head, South Carolina160 contributions84 helpful votes
We arrived at 10:30 for the Saturday Market Tour and class. My wife and I plus four delightful women. We all got along very well! Chef Bill provided a history of the town of Fernandina Beach during the short walk (about 6 blocks) to the market. He knows the vendors and their
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Date of experience: July 2017
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Mae D wrote a review Nov 2016
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What a great experience. I cannot speak highly enough of Chef Bill! My friend and I attend Chef Bill's pasta making class and I was so pleasantly surprised. Not only did I learn how to make fresh, handmade egg pasta, I learned that it wasn't as difficult as I thought and the
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Date of experience: November 2016
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