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Italian cooking courses: Culinary Arts in Florence

offered by supplier M05426 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Class Size: 6 - 12 people
Destination: Italy  
Category: Cooking schools
Specialty: Italian  
Season: January - December
Courses Per Year: 8 per week
Course Level: All levels
Min Price: 1340 Euro (EUR) per person
Max Price: 10000 Euro (EUR) per person

We offer programs in culinary arts aimed at professionals and amateurs. These courses are held in Italian.

The goals of our Italian cooking courses are to emphasize the importance of Italian products, the seasonality of ingredients, the simplicity of our cuisine. Through our programs in Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry, Wine Expertise and La Bella Tavola (Food Communication and Design), we wish to spread our sense of taste, refinement, class, as well as our tradition and lore.

Cooking is an art and the goals of our Italian cooking courses are to shape and model artists in the Italian Food and Wine Industry. To attend these programs an intermediate level of Italian is required. To meet the linguistic requirements the student needs to attend an Italian preparatory course at us.

The student interested in Professional Programs can choose from four different specific areas:
- Culinary Arts
- Baking and Pastry
- Wine Expertise
- La Bella Tavola

Culinary Arts

Beginner level
- Food, Culture & Society in Italy
- Intro to Professional Cooking
- Tradition of Italian Food I
- Italian Regional Cuisine
- The Mediterranean Diet
- The Italian Food Feast

Intermediate level
- Tradition of Italian Food II
- Creative Cuisine & Decoration I
- Cuisine & Culture in Europe
- Nutritional Cooking
- Italian Vegetarian Cooking
- Cooking Light

Advanced level
- Tradition of Italian Food III
- Creative Cuisine & Decoration II
- Food & Culture
- Worldwide Cuisine
- Contemporary Italian Cooking
- Internship in local Restaurant

- Menu development
- Advanced Italian Restaurant Cooking
- Intro to Italian Gastronomy
- Mediterranean Cuisines & Ingredients
- Garde Manger
- Internship in local Restaurant

Baking and Pastry

Beginner level
- Italian Cakes I
- Baking Techniques
- Breads of Italy & Specialty Breads
- Intro to Italian Sorbets & Ice Creams
- Chocolate & Confections
- Dessert Styling I

Advanced level
- Italian Cakes II
- Italian Confectionery Art
- Dessert Styling II
- Italian Classical Cakes and Tarts
- Italian Pastry Techniques
- Restaurant & Production Desserts

La Bella Tavola

Beginner level
- Italian Etiquette through History
- Food Composition and Arrangement
- Intro to Computer Graphics
- Food Styling
- Food Photography
- Food, Culture & Society in Italy

Advanced level
- Food & Table Setting & Presentation
- Food, Culture & Society in Italy II
- Food Photography II
- Food Styling II
- Fabric Design for Table Setting and Decoration
- Intro to Industrial Design

Wine Expertise

Beginner level
- Tuscany & its Wines
- Wine Service and Beverage Management
- Wine Appreciation I
- Viticulture
- Wines of the World I
- Intro to Wine Making

Advanced level
- Wine Communications & Marketing
- Wine Appreciation II
- Enology
- Wines of the World II
- Pairing Food & Wine
- Exploration of Wine Culture in Italy

Faculty Information:
Work experience in a selected Italian restaurant, bakery, patisserie, wine shop or vineyard. The Program includes a special one-to-one tutorial class under the supervision of a chef or field professional. Our chefs will always be with you to help you and better understand Italian cuisine and culture.

Other Activities:
Every month the schools organize a daily program of activities exclusively for you. You will have the possibility to broaden your knowledge of Italian culture, visit famous cities and to enjoy yourself with your new friends. An art historian will take you on excursions to visit museums, world-renown works of art and places of historical interest. Field trips are arranged to other cities in Italy or to local spots known for their beauty.

You can listen to afternoon lectures on Italian customs and current events or watch Italian films. You can learn how to prepare delicious dishes of Italian cuisine. You will have many occasions to practice some sports and to enjoy evenings out for dinner or at a disco with your new friends.

Facility Information:
Our cooking school the special combination of Italian Language and Cooking courses offers international students a unique opportunity to better understand our culture. Practical cooking classes are held in Italian language and are for non-professional people. The focus is on Italian culinary and wine traditions, after the preparation of the dishes students will appreciate the resulting performance.
Our Italian cooking school will be a fantastic experience to enter the marvelous world of our tastes and flavors.

1 level: € 5240
2 levels: € 10000

4 weeks: € 1340

About This Supplier
Location: Italy
Joined InfoHub: Jul 2005

Welcome to M05426 a leading organization for language and educational training in Italy. M05426 is an educational group based in Italy with a network around the world. Since 1976 M05426 has been offering people the opportunity to study Italian in Florence, to know our culture and to experience Italian life. The...

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