Season 3 Travel Guide: Cooking With Gabriele Maiezza

This is an excerpt for Episode 2: Americans Moving to Abruzzo from the Dream of Italy Season 3 Travel Guide. Get your own PDF copy here.

Kathy and Lexy took a cooking lesson with famed chef Gabriele Maiezza at Agriturismo Santa Felicita, where they whipped up an Abruzzo classic, spaghetti alla chitarra. The agriturismo’s restaurant, serving seasonal and sustainable cuisine, is open to the public nightly and features themed menus for holidays. For more information and to make restaurant reservations, visit 

Overnight guests can book rooms in the house as well, immersing themselves in farm life and visiting the many animals that live on site. Santa Felicita hosts seasonal activities such as olive harvesting and sheep shearing for guests, as well as other excursions and workshops. Room reservations are available on Airbnb at