Italian Getaway Jan 26-28


Join Kristin and David Petrucci as they create with you an authentic Italian getaway at the beautiful Yardley Inn & Spa.
They will share with you their family recipes and together with you make gourmet authentic Italian food. After which all will partake Italian family style in the warmth and comforting atmosphere only the Yardley has to offer.
Let them take you to Italy for a weekend! You will then visit Italy every time you create what you learned!

Choose between our different basic or luxury packages.  Be sure to call The Yardley Inn and Spa to reserve and pay for your room separately; each room is unique and priced differently. FCFS.  Just mention you are participating in the Italian retreat.  (435) 835.1895
190 S 200 W Manti, UT 84642


Friday Jan 26th:

4PM: Check-in

6-8PM: Spaghetti aglio e olio con i gamberi–Kristin and David will demonstrate how to make their “first date dish”  we will all then eat it family style accompanied with a fresh romaine salad and finish off with an Italian dessert.

Guests are then welcome to mingle and play Italian card games and relax by the fireside or retreat to their rooms to relax.

Saturday Jan 27th:

9AM:  Breakfast served by the Yardley–Renowned house chef will prepare your breakfast for you.

FREE TIME:  Feel free to book massages, take advantage of the Yardley’s Hot Yoga room, or explore the Quaint town of Manti Utah

11-2PM:  Pranzo  The main affair!  We will be working alongside each other preparing hand crafted Italian ravioli.   We will then prep for our decadent Authentic Italian Feast!


Antipasti:  Bruschetta al pomodoro

Primo Piatto:  Mushroom Ravioli w/ Butter Sage Sauce

Secondo Piatto:  Pollo alla Cacciatora (chicken cacciatore)

1st Contorno:  Bell peppers Sautéed w/ olives and capers

2nd Contorno:  Insalata

Dolce:  Gelato

Pane: the chicken and the bell peppers will be served with artisan European bread

(Menu may change due to ingredient availability–We pride ourselves on using the freshest ingredients possible and try to use organic and local produce when possible–Snuck Farms is one of our suppliers)

FREE TIME:  Massage time, Temple, Explore with us the City of Manti and a quaint Artisan Cheese Shop, Watch an Italian Film, Etc.

6-8 PM Pasta w/ Salsa Gialla, Roast Beef and Light Salad and Italian Hot Chocolate–David and Kristin will cook and serve you a “light dinner”

Sunday, Jan. 28th

9AM Breakfast–The Yardley

Late Check Out:  You are welcome to take your time leaving.  You can pay ahead for an optional “traveling” lunch to accompany you on your way home.

Couple’s Italian Getaway at The Yardley Inn & Spa, Manti $325 per couple + room cost

This portion pays for your classes, food, dining, and instruction from Buona Forchetta UT. Breakfast will be provided by The Yardley. Go to the Yardley Inn & Spa to reserve and pay for your room! Check in is Jan. 26th at 4pm. Late Check out Jan. 28th. Introductory Price! Next Retreat will be $425 Off-season room rates are in effect.


Italian Getaway + 45 minute Couple’s massage $390

We have worked with The Yardley Inn and Spa to create a special package for our guests! This is something that is not offered normally! Included with this package is the Italian couple's getaway + a 45 minute Couple's massage. Normally a 60 minute couple's massage is priced at $120. We have been able to get you a fabulous discount! Book this quickly before all the spots fill up!


Chocolate Lover’s Italian Getaway $340

Love Chocolate? Love Italian Food? This is the perfect package for you! When you arrive your room will have a plentiful supply of Chocolate--Dark or Milk (you will be able to determine which) which will carry you through the weekend and hopefully the long drive home! Nibble here and there, or like Kristin does the whole bar in one sitting! Who can help yourself when it is artisan chocolate?!!


Couple of Best Friends getaway $600

Best friends since birth? Twins married to brothers? This is a great way to save a little money! Sign up together and guarantee you both get to attend our getaway and that you both get to spend money on a new pair of shoes! This price includes everything the basic Italian couple's getaway package includes x 2!


Have your cake and eat it too! $345

Basic Italian Couple’s Getaway + go home with one of your choices of Buona Forchetta’s Authentic Italian desserts. One of the ways your family won’t feel left out while you are gone is for you to come home with a gift in your hands for them as well…..if it makes it through the drive home! Choose from Lemon Ricotta Ciambellone, Nutella Ricotta Crostata, or 14 Pizzelle Italian cookies.



Italian Traveling Lunch for two

We will pack a lunch for you to go! Panini (European bread w/ prosciutto, and cheese) fresh fruit, cut vegetables, bottled water and Chocolate Bar for two to enjoy while driving back home! Italians don't stop for fast food!



CANCELLATION POLICY:  A lot of work, planning, food and supplies go into an event of this nature.  We are a family and a very small business.  Due to the high cost of food and the loss of profit that would happen if a cancellation were to occur, $75 cancellation fee up to 2 weeks prior.  $10 additional fee each day after.  No refund 72 hours prior.  Unless you can find a replacement couple.  Please see The Yardley Inn and Spa for their room Cancellation policy.

“Kristin! I’ve followed your recipe three times since your class and everyone who tried it said it was amazing!!! I had so much fun at your class. Thank you thank you!!. 💛

Suzie D.

It was another fabulous class. I would never have eaten the zucchini pizza or zucchini flower on my own. Huge surprise at how amazing it all was. Muchas, muchas gracias!

Tobie S.B.

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