Program Details

1-month Culinary Art Course for Professionals includes; Tour of central food market Tuscan Cuisine Visit to a slaughter house Wine seminar basic Northern Italian Cuisine Fresh pasta factory visit Vegetarian dishes Visit to Agritourism Souther Italian Cuis
Location:
Florence, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, MayMester Intersession, Rolling Starts, Year Round

Program Overview

Program Description:
Italian Cuisine is already one of the most popular cuisine in the world. In Italy, what they offer at restaurant are based on what they eat at home, because Italian people would love to offer what they enjoy at home daily to their guests. The characteristic of Italian cuisine is that the best taste is achieved when the taste of each ingredient is drawn out to its best by simple methods. In order to make the best of each ingredient, those who study Italian cuisine need both good understanding of ingredients and skills to make use of them.

1-month Culinary Art Course for Professionals includes; Tour of central food market Tuscan Cuisine Visit to a slaughter house Wine seminar basic Northern Italian Cuisine Fresh pasta factory visit Vegetarian dishes Visit to Agritourism Souther Italian Cuisine Mediterranean seafood cuisine Pizza, bread, and focaccia Training at a restaurant Pastry and fruit Party dishes and special dishes A culinary contest 2-month Culinary Art Course for Professionals includes all of the above and; Visit to cheese factory Dishes using cheese Dishes using rice Italian Home cooking History of Italian cuisine Sommelier trainings Visit to winery Fresh sausage preparation training Waiting on customers and table coordinating Fresh pasta preparation Special dishes for special day Pizza, bread and focaccia at home kitchen Final contest

Suitable both for those without much prior experience or chefs with working experience, because it teaches from the basic (well-founded basic is crucial for authentic Italian cuisine) to very advanced techniques, as well as business instruction, so it is useful for those who aim to open their own restaurant in future. The course is very intensive, hands-on practical trainings everyday, with many field-training and visits to many food productions, that helps deep understanding of ingredients and backgrounds, to build up a wholesome culinary art ability. At the end of the program, you will obtain a Diploma of professional institute.
Setting Description:
All the lessons are held at the kitchen, with students experiencing all the process of the preparation. There will be off-kitchen trips to visit cheese factory, slaughter house, tour of food market, visit to agritourism, etc.
Cost:
1-month course: Starting on 2013/9/30, 2014/1/27, 4/7, 9/29 Enrollment fee 2,000 Euro Tuition 3,700 Euro Total 5,700 Euro 2-month course: starting on 2013/9/30, 2014/1/27, 4/7, 9/29 Enrollment fee 2,000 Euro Tuition 7,400 Euro Total 9,400 Euro Included: accommodation (room with 2 or 3 beds), tasting after each lesson, culinary lessons, Italian language lessons (15 lessons/week, 1 lesson=45 minutes), Interpreter, procedural fee

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