Italian Cuisine Professional Chef Training courses


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January 31, 2021
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Italian Cuisine Professional Chef Training – Overview

  • Cooking Practice

    Cooking Practice

    Learn basic cooking skills and specialized knowledge to become a professional in the field of Italian culinary arts.

  • Visit to Cheese production factory

    Visit a Cheese production factory

    You will study the production process of traditional Italian cheese, which has been made for over 700 years with the same method.

  • Visit to meat processing facility

    Tuscan Butchery visit

    Observe meat processing of cows, pigs, and sheep, understand how to preserve meat and how to use each part.

  • Pizza, Bread, Focaccia lesson

    Pizza, Bread and Focaccia lessons

    Learn how to make pizza at a professional level, from the original one to various pizzas. Also the recipes to make “focaccia”, and “bruschetta”.

  • Handmade Pasta lesson

    “Pasta Fresca” lesson

    Discover how to prepare delicious homemade pasta. Our expert chef-instructors will share techniques for mixing, kneading and rolling dough to make a perfect “pasta fresca”.

  • Italian language course

    Italian Language course

    You will learn essential Italian conversational words, as well as technical terms in the field of culinary art, useful to work in Italian restaurants.

  • Italian Regional Cuisines

    You will learn a variety of Italian regional cuisines, from Tuscany to Northern Italy and Southern Italy, each one with different characteristics.

  • Visit to food wholesaler

    Visit a food distributor/wholesaler

    You will learn how to select and buy supplies from wholesalers for professionals.

  • Visit to Ham(prosciutto) production factory

    Visit a Ham (“prosciutto”) factory

    You will visit a traditional ham production factory and learn the process and seasoning.

  • Mediterranean cuisine and seafood

    Mediterranean Cuisine and Seafood

    You will learn from traditional Mediterranean dishes to the latest seafood dishes popular in Italy.

  • Specialized dishes and restaurant training

    Restaurant Training

    You will discover the variety of Tuscan cuisine with the chef of a popular restaurant in Florence, and visit a professional Italian kitchen.

  • Visit to Agritourism

    Visit an “Agriturismo”

    Study the process of grape and olive cultivation and learn agrarian dishes using fresh herbs.

  • Dessert lesson

    Dessets & Sweets

    You will learn from a professional pastry chef how to make various desserts as well as how to decorate them.

  • Salsiccia (Sausage) lesson

    “Salsiccia” (Sausage) lesson

    You will learn how to make several types of delicious sausages, learning about: ingredients, preservation methods, and other basic information.

  • Home cooking for professionals

    Home Cooking for professionals

    You will prepare a complete course menu at each lesson starting from appetizer to dessert. The lessons are arranged for culinary professionals, and you will learn the secret recipes of Italian home cuisine using rich ingredients from Tuscany.

  • Table coordination lesson

    Wait techniques and table settings

    You will learn the techniques of table decoration that accompanies the dishes and gives season’s touch to the eyes of the guests to enjoy the dishes even more.

  • Sommelier training

    Sommelier Seminar

    Wines are an indispensable part of Italian cuisine. You will acquire knowledge of Italian wines from experienced sommeliers.

  • Visit to the central food market

    Visit the Florence Central Food Market

    You will learn to select and purchase fresh ingredients from the perspective of a professional chef.

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