Free training opportunity with international experts from 14 to 17 September 2010 in Friesach under the title “culinary art: history and marketing strategies” is for the first time in 2010 the summer school in Friesach, Carinthia instead. From 14 to 17 September 2010, experts from Germany, Austria and Slovenia and others provide insight into the foundations of medieval food, cookbooks and recipes from the middle ages and the early modern period. Also the marketing opportunities for traditional cuisine in the modern tourism are an issue. The 4-day summer school is the practical part where on hochosterwitz Castle medieval dishes are prepared according to original methods of Michael Strauss and Peter Lutz and then together tasted. Peter Lutz is author of numerous books on the medieval kitchen and held successful cooking seminars on the Ronneburg (Hesse). In addition to Peter Lutz, also Dr.
Rengenier Rittersma could be won by the Saarland University as a lecturer. As an expert for early modern “” Nutrition and for the history of the truffle acting Tartuficultura “and editorial Secretary of the International Journal of food & history” including historical Advisor of the Gruppo Europeo tartufo. In addition to the interesting lectures the participants can immerse yourself deeper in the middle ages: you are one of the most important buildings of the Romanesque style in Austria, Gurk Cathedral and visit the town of Friesach. There will they learn about one of the most exciting projects in medieval Europe: on a site close to the town is since 2009 with medieval methods and without modern tools, a castle built all used building materials such as stone, wood or limestone win spot. The Summer School will be held in English. There is no entry fee, but the number of participants is limited. Students can attend (advanced or postgraduate), professionals in the fields of tourism and gastronomy, as well as regional tourism stakeholders.
Online registration is required. Registration is now open ends 31 August 2010 the Summer School is organized by the Institute of history at the Alpen-Adria-Universitat Klagenfurt in the framework of the project CrossCulTour; a second Summer School will take place in the fall of 2011. For more information and the programme, see crosscultour.uni-klu.ac.