Program Details

A sample Semester program may include the following classes Semester I (Beginner)Italian Language,Baking Techniques, Intro to Basic Italian Cakes,Chocolate & Confections,Breads of Italy & Special Breads, Pastry Shop. Semester II (Advanced)Italian Classic
Location:
Florence, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer, Year Round

Program Overview

Program Description:
Italy has always been a synonymous with good food and wine. The simplicity of our cuisine and especially of our sweets, breads and desserts is unique among the word cultures. Regional differences and quality ingredients make it unique, along with the mastery of our Bakers and Pasticcieri. From herb bread to festival sweets, Italian life is dominated by local specialties that mark our tradition: Easter chocolate eggs. Quaresimali cookies, zeppole, biscotti, gelato....The Baking &Pastry program is structured to give students an understanding of Italian Culture as well as the technical means to become professionals in Baking and Pastry field.

A sample Semester program may include the following classes Semester I (Beginner)Italian Language,Baking Techniques, Intro to Basic Italian Cakes,Chocolate & Confections,Breads of Italy & Special Breads, Pastry Shop. Semester II (Advanced)Italian Classical Cakes & Tarts, Italian Confectionery Art,Italian Pastry Techniques,Dessert Styling, Restaurant & Production Desserts.

Program cost includes the following items: enrollment (including application, course selection and credit transfer), housing, student health insurance and meal plans. Students attending Apicius can receive US credits from Fairfield University in Connecticut, or an Italian transcript directly from Apicius.
Setting Description:
Apicius is located in downtown Florence, a city renowned for its art, food wine and hospitality. A convenient 5 minute walk from the Central San Lorenzo area the school's central location provides students the opportunity to enjoy the city as an integral part of their program at The faculty at Apicius are international; professors hold advance degrees in their area of expertise. Apicius chefs instructors are certified by the national association of professional chefs and each has years of experience in their field. COURSE STRUCTURE Programs are offered on a regular 15 - week semester basis, along with two summer session, each four weeks in length. It is possible to complete one full semester of course work by attending two summer sessions. All programs are offered in English.
Cost:
Tuition $ 9,950 plus housing $ 3,750 per semester. Year long program have a significant discount.

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