PROFESSIONAL COURSE
IN ITALIAN CUISINE
& FOOD CULTURE

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NEXT COURSE START

05/10/2020 – 24/10/2020: Sold Out

22/02/2021 – 13/03/2021: Places Available

PROFESSIONAL COURSE
IN ITALIAN CUISINE
& FOOD CULTURE

NEXT COURSE START

05/10/20 – 24/10/20: Sold Out

22/02/21 – 13/03/21: Available

COURSE OUTLINE

The course is designed for those who want to become professionals of the Italian cuisine in the world.

From one side this means to learn how to employ the main cooking techniques and how to recognize the quality of the authentic Italian raw materials and products, and from the other side it also means to internalize “the Italian way” as a lifestyle, a culture to be expressed through the dishes.

Students will be involved with both theoretical and practical lessons about Pasta, Pizza, Italian Cuisine and Oenology.
They will come in contact with the most famous Italian culinary traditions while improving their knowledge of food studies, technologies and processing methods.

The Course will take place at Accademia International Department in VERONA (Italy).

COURSE OUTLINE

The course is designed for those who want to become professionals of the Italian cuisine in the world.

From one side this means to learn how to employ the main cooking techniques and how to recognize the quality of the authentic Italian raw materials and products, and from the other side it also means to internalize “the Italian way” as a lifestyle, a culture to be expressed through the dishes.

Students will be involved with both theoretical and practical lessons about Pasta, Pizza, Italian Cuisine and Oenology.
They will come in contact with the most famous Italian culinary traditions while improving their knowledge of food studies, technologies and processing methods.

The Course will take place at Accademia International Department in VERONA (Italy).

COURSE TOPICS

Italian Culinary Culture | 16 hours

Food Safety and HACCP system | 4 hours

Typical Italian products and raw materials | 12 hours

Food technology | 8 hours

Oenology | 8 hours

The Italian Culinary Lab:

Artisan Pasta | 8 hours

Pizza | 16 hours

Italian Cuisine | 40 hours

During the lessons our students will be divided into groups managing the preparation of ingredients and the execution of recipes according to a rotation system. The practical activities will take place in dedicated laboratories of cooking, pastry, and bakery to learn using both traditional and advanced types of equipment.
*details about each topic are in the brochure

COURSE TOPICS

Italian Culinary Culture | 16 hours

Food Safety and HACCP system | 4 hours

Typical Italian products and raw materials | 12 hours

Food technology | 8 hours

Oenology | 8 hours

The Italian Culinary Lab:

Artisan Pasta | 8 hours

Pizza | 16 hours

Italian Cuisine | 40 hours

During the lessons our students will be divided into groups managing the preparation of ingredients and the execution of recipes according to a rotation system. The practical activities will take place in dedicated laboratories of cooking, pastry, and bakery to learn using both traditional and advanced types of equipment.
*details about each topic are in the brochure

COURSE TOPICS

Italian Culinary Culture | 16 hours

Food Safety and HACCP system | 4 hours

Typical Italian products and raw materials | 12 hours

Food technology | 8 hours

Oenology | 8 hours

The Italian Culinary Lab:

Artisan Pasta | 8 hours

Pizza | 16 hours

Italian Cuisine | 40 hours

During the lessons our students will be divided into groups managing the preparation of ingredients and the execution of recipes according to a rotation system. The practical activities will take place in dedicated laboratories of cooking, pastry, and bakery to learn using both traditional and advanced types of equipment.
*details about each topic are in the brochure

DURATION OF THE COURSE

3 weeks (112 hours) – theoretical and practical lessons held in English

The course is organized into three different kinds of activities:

Classroom-based lessons about theoretical aspects

Laboratory-based lessons (64 hours) about cooking techniques, Italian recipes, the making of pasta and pizza

Educational trips to discover the “Italian way”, visiting some of the most famous cities and some of the most important producers of raw materials and typical Italian products

DURATION OF THE COURSE

3 weeks (112 hours) – theoretical and practical lessons held in English.

The course is organized into three different kinds of activities:

Classroom-based lessons about theoretical aspects

Laboratory-based lessons (64 hours) about cooking techniques, Italian recipes, the making of pasta and pizza

Educational trips to discover the “Italian way”, visiting some of the most famous cities and some of the most important producers of raw materials and typical Italian products

EDUCATIONAL TRIPS

Padua, Venice and Florence: three wonderful cities to understand the culture of the Bel Paese and the most significant aspects of the Italian Culinary and Gastronomic Tradition.

Before each educational trip the teacher will explain the itinerary and the main attractions focusing on the typical regional cuisine of every destination.

Students will get in touch with Italy’s history learning the different influences with regard to the the creation of particular dishes and gastronomic specialties.

They will visit local markets and producers of raw materials and artisanal food in order to understand the value of a good ingredient to prepare a great dish.

EDUCATIONAL TRIPS

Padua, Venice and Florence: three wonderful cities to understand the culture of the Bel Paese and the most significant aspects of the Italian Culinary and Gastronomic Tradition.

Before each educational trip the teacher will explain the itinerary and the main attractions focusing on the typical regional cuisine of every destination.

Students will get in touch with Italy’s history learning the different influences with regard to the the creation of particular dishes and gastronomic specialties.

They will visit local markets and producers of raw materials and artisanal food in order to understand the value of a good ingredient to prepare a great dish.

EDUCATIONAL TRIPS

Padua, Venice and Florence: three wonderful cities to understand the culture of the Bel Paese and the most significant aspects of the Italian Culinary and Gastronomic Tradition.

Before each educational trip the teacher will explain the itinerary and the main attractions focusing on the typical regional cuisine of every destination.

Students will get in touch with Italy’s history learning the different influences with regard to the the creation of particular dishes and gastronomic specialties.

They will visit local markets and producers of raw materials and artisanal food in order to understand the value of a good ingredient to prepare a great dish.

In the kitchen it works as in the most beautiful works of art: you do not know anything about a dish as long as you ignore the intention that gave birth to it.

(Daniel Pennac)

In the kitchen it works as in the most beautiful works of art: you do not know anything about a dish as long as you ignore the intention that gave birth to it.

(Daniel Pennac)

WHO CAN APPLY

The course is addressed to:

Professionals from the Food and Beverage sector who would like to specialize in the Italian Cuisine

Holders of diplomas from higher education hospitality institutes or centers

Postgraduate students who wish to spend a period of time abroad doing a unique experience.

Since the course will start with the basics of the Italian Cuisine and Food Culture, it is perfect also for food passionates who do not have a previous professional experience in the field.

The course admits a minimum of 12 and a maximum of 18 students.

WHO CAN APPLY

The course is addressed to:

Professionals from the Food and Beverage sector who would like to specialize in the Italian Cuisine

Holders of diplomas from higher education hospitality institutes or centers

Postgraduate students who wish to spend a period of time abroad doing a unique experience.

Since the course will start with the basics of the Italian Cuisine and Food Culture, it is perfect also for food passionates who do not have a previous professional experience in the field.

The course admits a minimum of 12 and a maximum of 18 students.

INTERNSHIP

The internship is included in the subscription costs but optional. It will take place at the end of the Professional Course and it represents the perfect opportunity to practice and improve the techniques learned at the Academy.

Our internship partners are typical Italian restaurants , trattoria, pizzeria, artisan laboratory, catering business . Among the list appear some of the best restaurants in Italy according to the prestigious Michelin Guide and Gambero Rosso Guide.

INTERNSHIP (optional)

The internship is included in the subscription costs but optional. It will take place at the end of the Professional Course and it represents the perfect opportunity to practice and improve the techniques learned at the Academy.

Our internship partners are typical Italian restaurants , trattoria, pizzeira, artisan laboratory, catering business . Among the list appear some of the best restaurants in Italy according to the prestigious Michelin Guide and Gambero Rosso Guide.

INTERNSHIP

The internship is included in the subscription costs but optional. It will take place at the end of the Professional Course and it represents the perfect opportunity to practice and improve the techniques learned at the Academy.

Our internship partners are typical Italian restaurants , trattoria, pizzeria, artisan laboratory, catering business . Among the list appear some of the best restaurants in Italy according to the prestigious Michelin Guide and Gambero Rosso Guide.

FEES

Price 2.950,00 € – it includes:

Theoretical and practical lessons.

Internship (optional – at the end of the course).

All course materials, food, and equipment for lessons, workshops, and tastings.

Transport costs for educational trips.

Chef uniform: jacket with the International Dept. Academy logo and chef hat.

Academic Diploma upon successful completion of the course. The Diploma is a Certificate of Competency in “Italian Cuisine & Food Culture” recognized worldwide as it satisfies the European Qualification Framework (EQF).

Transfer service from “Verona Valerio Catullo” Airport.

The fee does not include anything not specified above.

FEES

Price 2.950,00 € – it includes:

Theoretical and practical lessons.

Internship (optional – at the end of the course).

All course materials, food, and equipment for lessons, workshops, and tastings.

Transport costs for educational trips.

Chef uniform: jacket with the International Dept. Academy logo and chef hat.

Academic Diploma upon successful completion of the course. The Diploma is a Certificate of Competency in “Italian Cuisine & Food Culture” recognized worldwide as it satisfies the European Qualification Framework (EQF).

Transfer service from “Verona Valerio Catullo” Airport.

The fee does not include anything not specified above.

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ACCOMMODATION

For us this full immersion training experience should be as personal as possible because it is not only a unique opportunity to learn the authentic Italian culinary art, but also to spend some weekes in one of the most beautiful geographical areas in Europe.

For this reason, the Academy has decided not to force its students to stay in a property facility but to allow them the freedom to choose their accommodation and to manage their stay as they prefer, especially if accompanied by their families or friends during the experience.

The accommodation is therefore not included in the subscription fee and this allows Accademia International Departement to reduce the costs offering the best methods of teaching at a competitive price.
To facilitate you, however, we write here below a list of affiliated hotels, guest houses and apartments where to stay at special reserved prices.

Depending on your needs, you can directly book your favourite structure.

For those who were not interested in the affiliated accommodations, please feel free to manage your stay as you prefer.

Verona Bottego Guest House

Large apartment with three bedrooms – one quadruple, one triple and one double – with three shared bathrooms, living room, large balcony and TV room. Internet included.

Cà dell’Orto

The residence consists of 26 furnished and equipped apartments along the Adige river. Ca’ dell’Orto is surrounded by large green areas and it also offers dedicated services such as swimming pool and garage.

Verona House

Situated just a few steps away from the Academy, it offers 20 apartments of various sizes with classic furnishings and air conditioning, flat-screen TV, kitchenette, bathroom, free Wi-Fi.

Hotel West Point

The hotel offers overnight accommodation and buffet breakfast. Wi-fi available in the room and in the common areas. Catering services at special reserved prices are available in the immediate vicinity.

Hotel Cristallo

Simple and cozy structure. It offers overnight accommodation with buffet breakfast included. Situated in a place with several restaurants and pizzerias nearby.

Casa Filopanti

Studio apartment with double bed, sofa bed and TV. There is a table for two people and a small but functional kitchenette. Modern bathroom with shower. Towels and bed linen included.

Residenza Emma

Accommodation composed of three mini-apartments complete with kitchen and all the necessary accessories.

La Nuova Corte Verona

A residential structure with eight two-room and three-room apartments. Each apartment is equipped with private bathroom and kitchen. Some units include a terrace and/or balcony with garden views.

ACCOMMODATION

For us this full immersion training experience should be as personal as possible because it is not only a unique opportunity to learn the authentic Italian culinary art, but also to spend some weekes in one of the most beautiful geographical areas in Europe.

For this reason, the Academy has decided not to force its students to stay in a property facility but to allow them the freedom to choose their accommodation and to manage their stay as they prefer, especially if accompanied by their families or friends during the experience.

The accommodation is therefore not included in the subscription fee and this allows Accademia International Departement to reduce the costs offering the best methods of teaching at a competitive price.
To facilitate you, however, we write here below a list of affiliated hotels, guest houses and apartments where to stay at special reserved prices.

Depending on your needs, you can directly book your favourite structure.

For those who were not interested in the affiliated accommodations, please feel free to manage your stay as you prefer.

Verona Bottego Guest House

Large apartment with three bedrooms – one quadruple, one triple and one double – with three shared bathrooms, living room, large balcony and TV room. Internet included.

Cà dell’Orto

The residence consists of 26 furnished and equipped apartments along the Adige river. Ca’ dell’Orto is surrounded by large green areas and it also offers dedicated services such as swimming pool and garage.

Verona House

Situated just a few steps away from the Academy, it offers 20 apartments of various sizes with classic furnishings and air conditioning, flat-screen TV, kitchenette, bathroom, free Wi-Fi.

Hotel West Point

The hotel offers overnight accommodation and buffet breakfast. Wi-fi available in the room and in the common areas. Catering services at special reserved prices are available in the immediate vicinity.

Hotel Cristallo

Simple and cozy structure. It offers overnight accommodation with buffet breakfast included. Situated in a place with several restaurants and pizzerias nearby.

Casa Filopanti

Studio apartment with double bed, sofa bed and TV. There is a table for two people and a small but functional kitchenette. Modern bathroom with shower. Towels and bed linen included.

Residenza Emma

Accommodation composed of three mini-apartments complete with kitchen and all the necessary accessories.

La Nuova Corte Verona

A residential structure with eight two-room and three-room apartments. Each apartment is equipped with private bathroom and kitchen. Some units include a terrace and/or balcony with garden views.

TEACHING STAFF

Our teaching staff is composed of accomplished professionals of great success and experience.

Indeed all practical lessons in Cooking Lab take place under the guidance of:

– Well-known Italian Head Chefs

– Masters of Pasta

– Pizza and Bakery Chefs

– Pastry Chefs and Maître Chocolatier

Their mission is to transmit the passion and the significant expertise to the students.

TEACHING STAFF

Our teaching staff is composed of accomplished professionals of great success and experience.

Indeed all practical lessons in Cooking Lab take place under the guidance of:

– Well-known Italian Head Chefs

– Masters of Pasta

– Pizza and Bakery Chefs

– Pastry Chefs and Maître Chocolatier

Their mission is to transmit the passion and the significant expertise to the students.

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