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Cook Around The World 2019: Thank You

Posted by Takwan Hargrove on Apr 30, 2019 7:44:00 PM

Thank you for joining us at the Walt Disney World® Resort for the seventh annual Cook Around The World event! It was a pleasure meeting school administrators, teachers, chaperones, and students. It was a fantastic experience for our staff and hope it was for you.

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Topics: Cook Around The World, Walt Disney World, Damaris Phillips

What to Know Before You Go: Cook Around The World 2019

Posted by Takwan Hargrove on Apr 10, 2019 6:38:00 PM

Cook Around the World 2019 is just around the corner! As you're getting ready for your trip to Florida consider these tips so you can "sizzle your way to success."

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Topics: Cook Around The World

Celebrity Spotlight: Damaris Phillips

Posted by Takwan Hargrove on Oct 10, 2018 7:26:37 PM

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Topics: Cook Around The World, Damaris Phillips

Thank You from the Cook Around The World 2018 team!

Posted by Arielle Burger on May 14, 2018 9:38:17 AM

From all of us at World Class Vacations, we would like to thank you for attending our Cook Around The World event this year! We loved meeting all school administrators, teachers, chaperones, and students. We had a great time and we hope you had a fantastic experience as well!

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Topics: Contests, Cook Around The World, Celebrity Appearances, Education, Walt Disney World

Celebrity Spotlight: Meet Our 2018 Celebrity Chef, Aarón Sanchez!

Posted by Arielle Burger on Oct 4, 2017 10:11:13 AM

The Cook Around The World staff is proud to present our 2018 Celebrity Chef and lead judge for 2018 – Chef Aarón Sánchez! Chef Sánchez is an award-winning chef, TV personality, cookbook author, and philanthropist. He is the chef and owner of Mexican restaurant Johnny Sanchez, with locations in New Orleans and Baltimore, and a judge on FOX’s hit culinary competition series, MASTERCHEF.

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Topics: Cook Around The World, Announcements, Celebrity Appearances, Education, Walt Disney World

Thank You from Cook Around The World!

Posted by Arielle Burger on May 17, 2017 4:32:55 PM

On behalf of the Cook Around The World staff and World Class Vacations, we would like to thank each and every school that joined us for our 2017 Cook Around The World event! It is teachers, students, and administrators like you that help this event be successful year after year.

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Topics: Contests, Cook Around The World, Recipes, Celebrity Appearances, traveling

Celebrity Spotlight: Chef Fabio Viviani

Posted by Arielle Burger on Oct 20, 2016 12:19:49 PM

Chef Fabio Viviani has possessed a passion for food since his childhood growing up in Florence, Italy. At age 11, Viviani worked nights at a local bakery (since he was too young to officially join the staff) and during his teenage years, held several positions in the restaurant industry, even serving under the mentorship of Simone Mugnaini, an iconic figure in the Italian restaurant industry.

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Topics: Cook Around The World, Recipes, Education, traveling

Cook Around The World Presents: Chef Fabio Viviani!

Posted by Arielle Burger on Oct 18, 2016 4:48:55 PM

Due to the popularity of our April Celebrity Weekend, the Cook Around The World team is bringing something new to the table for May! It gives us great pleasure to announce that Chef Fabio Viviani will join the Cook Around The World team during our May 12-15, 2017 weekend at the Walt Disney World Resort! During the event, Chef Fabio Viviani will be joining our panel of judges at the Hands-On Culinary Improv, and he will speak at the Career Forum and the Gala Dinner Celebration.

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Topics: Cook Around The World, Recipes, Announcements, Celebrity Appearances, Education, traveling

The Benefits of Student Travel

Posted by Arielle Burger on Oct 12, 2016 2:42:21 PM

What is your favorite reason to travel? Maybe it’s meeting new people and exploring new places, or maybe it’s getting out of your comfort zone and discovering new possibilities. Traveling provides a sense of understanding and respect of many different cultures. It also opens a door to new experiences, thoughts, and opportunities. Traveling is important not just to get out of your comfort zone, but to learn and grow. These are just a few reasons why travel is beneficial to students of all ages. Check out our top reasons why student travel is important in the world today.

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Topics: Dance The World, Cook Around The World, traveling, travel tips

Our 2017 Celebrity Chef at Cook Around The World is Chef Richard Blais

Posted by Matthew Schaeffer on Sep 29, 2016 3:06:01 PM

Cook Around The World is pleased to announce our 2017 Celebrity for our April 21-24 event at the Walt Disney World Resort.  

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Topics: Cook Around The World, Celebrity Appearances, Travelling to Disney World