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Meet Chef Gina Stipo, an ambassador for authentic Italian food and wine.  Classically trained in NYC at the Institute of Culinary Education, Gina lived and worked in Tuscany for many years, teaching cooking classes and gaining in-depth expertise in regional Italian cuisines.  Upon returning to the US, she opened an Italian trattoria in Louisville, KY, serving a multi-course dinner that evoked the traditional Italian table.

Gina and her sister, Mary Potter, own a culinary travel company, ECCO la Cucina – Culinary Tours of Italy. They share their passion for Italy through their week-long culinary tours, learning about the history and culture of Italy’s diverse regions through its food and wine.

We invite you to come mangia with Chef Gina at the Maple Shade Mansion!


Wednesday, August 9th – Northern Italian Cuisine

Thursday, August 10th – Southern Italian Cuisine




$125.00 per person.

By reservation only, seating is limited.  Call: 814.265.1023 to reserve your spot.