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Subject Areas
Culinary Arts Food Science and Nutrition Latin American Studies Linguistics

Program Details

Program Type
Student Tour
Degree Level
High School Diploma Associates Bachelors


Starting Price
$1,500 USD
Price Details
Online courses
$1500 each course (3 credit hours each)

In-person experience in Costa Rica
$1950 for 10-day experience (1 credit hour) (Single Supplement: $250)

Two online courses: $2550 (save 15%)
One online course + 10 days in Costa Rica: $3100 (save 15%)
Two online courses + 10 days in Costa Rica: $4250 (save 18%)
What's Included
Accommodation Activities Airport Transfers Classes Some Meals Transportation
What's Included (Extra)

7 nights in San José
2 nights on the Caribbean coast
All ground transportation in Costa Rica
30-40 hours of experiential learning activities
Breakfast each day, and many other meals included in activities
24/7 support in-country
Pre-program onboarding
Bilingual guide for the entire trip

What's Not Included
What's Not Included (Extra)

Not Included:
Airfare to Costa Rica
Luggage fees
Some meals
Alcoholic beverages
Activities not included in the program itinerary
Mandatory travel health insurance
Covid test to return to the USA/Canada (if required, approx. $50 USD)

Aug 16, 2021

About Program

Whether you a culinary student seeking to add something different and interesting to your resume to help you stand out from the crowd, a seasoned chef looking to learn something new, or just a lover of all things food & language, this is the program for you. With multiple options for virtual or in-person experiences, there's a place for everyone!

Spend 12 weeks virtually exploring the flavors of Latin America and its history as you weave everything together into today's current trends in courses led by top chefs from the region. At the same time, brush up on the Spanish you can apply in and out of the kitchen. Bring both classes together through a delicious, immersive 10-day hands-on learning trip in Costa Rica, where you'll explore the flavors of Costa Rica while learning from regional chefs, brewers, entrepreneurs, agriculturists, and experts, immerse yourself in the culture and language, and take back memories that will last a lifetime.

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Program Highlights

  • 12-weeks of online courses (choose from two)
  • Optional 10-day hands-on learning in Costa Rica
  • Learn with Amura Culinary Center, the largest culinary school in Latin America
  • Brush up on your Spanish for the kitchen - gastronomy-themed Spanish classes
  • Engaging and interactive online learning - synchronous and asynchronous learning

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