Italian Cuisine Professional Programs
Jobs for chefs and head cooks are expected to increase in the near future, according to the international labor statistics. There is a high turnover rate for this occupation, but competition for the highest paying positions in fine dining and upscale establishments will be strong.
Therefore, the mission of Florence Culinary Arts School is to provide students with opportunities to succeed in the culinary arts field.
It is widely known that Italian cuisine is one of the most popular and appreciated cuisines in the world. There is a rich variety of dishes, using meat, fish, vegetable, bread, pasta, rice, etc. offering not only a rich taste but also a beautiful appearance on the plates, as they are art itself. As even in the finest and most sophisticated Italian recipes the protagonist is the unique taste of each ingredient, it is crucial to learn how to bring it out to its best.
At Florence Culinary Arts School (FCAS), students will be taught by experienced Italian chef instructors, learning from traditional to modern dishes, and they will be exposed to the world latest culinary trends, as well as acquire up-to-date information on the culinary business practice.
ITALIAN CUISINE PROFESSIONAL CHEF TRAINING (2-month program)
This 2-month diploma program prepares students to become professional chefs and to enter the culinary workforce in settings such as restaurants, country clubs, resorts, hotels, and many other food service opportunities.
Through hands-on practice, lectures, demonstrations, as well as field trips, students will acquire the attitudes, knowledge and cooking skills that are required for starting a career as a cook.
Cooking classes are held in a fully equipped professional kitchen, under the guidance of the instructor, assistants, and interpreters.
Upon completion of the program, a Diploma will be awarded to each student.
Students who complete the 2-month Italian Cuisine Professional Chef Training are eligible to apply for the FCAS Restaurant Internship program.
ITALIAN CUISINE PROFESSIONAL CHEF TRAINING (1-month program)
Embrace the kitchen experiences and courses in Italian art and culture that will deepen your understanding of this great tradition.
This 1-month program puts equal focus on enjoying the journey of Italian cuisine as well as acquiring the fundamentals of ingredients and food preparation and will introduce students to the fascinating world of the Italian culinary arts.
Students will gain an insider understanding of culinary techniques in a hands-on setting, as most of the program is focused on the practical application of knowledge and skills.
It is possible to extend the 1-month to a 2-month program before course ends.
*Upon completion of the program, a Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to each student.
*For any further information, please contact the Office of Admissions(firstname.lastname@example.org).
Chef Instructor: Prof. Francesco Coniglio
Prof. Coniglio is a Grand Chef, currently teaching at FCAS Florence Culinary Arts School, with an outstanding background. You can learn his enchanting Italian culinary world, full of energy and warmth.
Hotel “Airone Sottomarina” – in Venice
“Gelateo Receiving Banquet” – in Florence
Cake shop “Erica”- in Rosignano of Livorno
Hyde Park Hotel knightsbridge Restaurant “Parkroom”- in London
Restaurant “Locanda Veneta” – in Beverly Hills L A
Restaurant “Gennaro’s” – in Glendale L A
Culinary Instructor of the professional institute for the hotel management of the State – in Montecatini Terme of Pistoia
Culinary Instructor of the professional institute for the hotel management of the State – in Castiglioncello of Livorno
Culinary Instructor of the professional institute for the hotel management of the State “A.Saffi” – in Florence
Restaurant “Filipepe” – in Florence (Owner & Chef)
Main Culinary Instructor at Accademia Riaci – in Florence
In addition to working and managing such outstanding restaurants and teaching at recognized culinary institutions, he has also been the Grand Chef for numerous private parties of celebrities, such as VIP famous singer concerts, many parties of aristocratic families Family, VIP parties at renowned Italian designers’ villas, etc.