Best U.S. Resorts With Foodie Workshops
Sitting poolside or hitting the links isn't for everyone. More and more resorts are expanding activity programs with amenities that cater to foodies.
Traveling for food is more than just eating at great restaurants. These are the best foodie workshops around the world.

Sustainable Foodies

Terranea Resort is a workshop that prides itself from living off the land and the sea.The resort's farm-to-table program, led by Executive Chef Bernard Ibarra, includes a number of amazing features, including a salt producing insitute that pulls salt directly from the sea.Workshops are held the first Saturday of the month and reservations must be made in advance.

Farm to Table Foodies

Blackberry Farm includes great tasting tours and hands-on farm demos. Among the best features is the wine and whiskey tastings, along with cheese-making events.

Global Foodie

Vermont's Essex Resort and Spa may not have any cooking classes, but that shouldn't deter you. The Cook Academy classes are intimate and a great place where beginners to cooking can learn. It also includes great skill advancements for more advanced chefs, as well. Also, try some of the Vermont maple syrup, which is delicious.

Gourmet Foodies

Wynn Las Vegas is more than gambling. The resort's Master Class series -- which you can find online, as well -- includes workshops led by some of the greatest chefs and artisans in the world. Learn everything about sushi to wine, as you enjoy the views of the Strip while you engage in the best of the best.

Forage Foodies

If you're looking for something a little more off the beaten path (literally), you may be interested in a forage foodie adventure. La Tourelle Resort is the cream of the crop of these, with its glamping experience and it's hands-on foodie experience. Hosted by Food Network star Emma Frisch, the forage experience provide travelers with a 70-acre farm for foraging fun.

Spicy Foodies

New York's Inns of Aurora has some of the spiciest foodie adventure experiences.Laura Coburn, the resort's Director of Serenity, oversees the tea sessions that provide travelers with a unique experience that's tailored to each guest.