Your Host / Chef Instructor
After more than 20 years in corporate life, I followed my passion and attended chef school at the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco. Combining my love of gardening, hospitality and cooking I realized my dream in 1998 when I opened CasaLana and began Gourmet Retreats cooking school.
I look forward to welcoming you to CasaLana and cooking with you in a class.
at Gourmet Retreats
Custom Cooking Classes for Individuals
Private Cooking Parties for Groups
Team Building and Corporate Classes
Gardens at CasaLana
Experience an ‘aahh’ moment as you enjoy the tranquil river setting and lush gardens at CasaLana. Stroll through the courtyard, enjoy fruit from the many trees, wander in the vegetable garden and enjoy what’s in season.
“We love the quiet and peacefulness at CasaLana…” Gladys & Hugo – Myrtle Beach, FL
“Thank you from the Big Apple. I wish we could take this to NYC. Your hospitality was superb!…”Melanie & Bryan – New York, NY
“What a lovely spot! We enjoyed the quiet, the river and the wonderfully comfortable accommodations…” Susan & Greg – Madison, WI