a Five Day Culinary Intensive At Three Lily Farm

This is for serious cooks looking to improve their skill level and learn to think like a professional .

I am excited to offer an opportunity for you to work with me, at my home in the beautiful state of Maine. This is a chance to focus on your culinary goals in a one-on-one setting. From honing your knife skills, to cooking over open fire, we will spend 5 days learning a variety of techniques to help inspire and improve your existing culinary skills.

2017 Offerings:

June 28th through July 2nd  (5 days)

July 19th through 23th, 2016 (5 days)

August 23rd through 27th

Join us for this premier culinary intensive, unlike no other event. Learn from Chef Frank and his 20+ years of experience in the food world. 


I am a firm advocate that locally sourced food is the best food we can eat and applaud my community’s farmers, fisherman and food producers. 

What You Will Experience:

Learn the Core of Traditional Cookery - Why We Must Honor The Past

The Importance of the Kitchen Sweep - Setting Up Your Kitchen For Maximum Efficiency

Working with Organic and Locally Centered Ingredients

Wild Foods and How to Incorporate into Your Culinary Repertoire

Nutritious Desserts

Proper Meat & Fish Cookery - Butchery and Using All The Parts

Cooking Over an Open Fire and Other Primitive Cooking Methods

Pasta w/ Fresh Milled Maine Grains

Food Preservation & Advanced Fermentation Techniques

Fresh Spring Water and Trip To Our Local Spring

Fields Trips to Local Bio-Diversified Farm and Local Charcuterie Shop

Camping under the Stars at Three Lily Farm (other options available)

Swimming in our Spring Fed Pond

Recipe Packet & Other Goodies


Learn how to harvest & prepare wild foods

Have you been wanting to improve your culinary skills, but don't know where to start?

Spend the week in Maine with Chef Frank and get fully immersed in taking your traditional foods culinary skills to the next level. Information that will stay with you for a lifetime. This is the most comprehensive workshop that Chef Frank has ever taught. 

Learn tried and true traditional foods culinary techniques


Learn, Explore, Share

“...The way we eat represents our most profound engagement with the natural world. Daily, our eating turns nature into culture, transforming the body of the world into our bodies and minds.”

– Michael Pollan

"Frank is a naturally dynamic instructor who uses a multi-sensory approach to teaching. Therefore, he made it possible to acquire these skills—under his direction—through whichever learning style suited each individual best. For example, every lesson involved Franky talking about what he was doing, while doing what he was teaching, then allowing us to perform the task, and lastly (best of all) tasting what we made! Additionally, he made himself available to answer questions at all times—one of the most approachable human beings I have ever met." 

- J.M. Three Lily Farm Student

About Chef Frank

Frank Giglio wears many hats. At age 15, he fell in love with the fascinating world of food. Eager and intrigued, he began apprenticing directly under some of the top chefs in the US, which instilled a deep understanding of the creative process in working with food. He became a classically trained chef at the New England Culinary Institute in Montpelier, VT, Years later would go on to graduate from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition in NYC, a program would deepen his love for health and nutrition.  


While Giglio’s culinary offerings are based in classic technique and traditional foods preparation, he has also been immersed in using food as medicine. Wearing his chef’s hat, he focuses on sustainable cuisine, seeking the highest quality foods grown locally and harvested in season, supporting the crucial farm to table method of preparing food. He remains deeply connected to the earth in his daily life, using wild harvesting as a way to ReWild himself by consuming foods found naturally on the landscape. Frank creates innovative dishes that are wholesome, full of vitality and have a very small ecological footprint. He is blessed to share this passion with his students and also with his wife Camille and their young son Wilder.

Frank and his family live off-the-grid in midcoast Maine, where enjoys spending as much time as possible outdoors, which he believes directly influences his time in the kitchen. He competes in endurance events through the mountains, prowls the woods for wild edibles, seeks out and collects spring water, seamlessly blending his love of nature with his love for food and authentic nourishment.

Giglio's adventurous culinary offerings have been showcased throughout the health community as Frank is the featured chef for Dr. Alejandro Junger’s NY Times Best-Selling Clean Eats Cookbook. Frank has catered weddings, special events, and weekend workshops across the country and regularly feeds guests at Daniel Vitalis and Arthur Haines ReWilding courses. Through his many ventures and projects, Frank Giglio is helping to bring the local and sustainable food movement to communities everywhere, making it extremely accessible and incredibly delicious!


Intensive Cost: $1,395

(payment plan option available)


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