TUITION & FEES

Italian Cuisine Professional Chef Training courses
(with interpreter in English or Spanish)

2022/2023
Term Fees Start Dates Max. number of students
(Min. number of students)
Italian Cuisine Professional Chef Training (2 months) €9,800 Jan. 30, 2022
Apr. 3, 2022
Sept. 25, 2022
Jan. 29, 2023
Apr. 2, 2023
Sept. 24, 2023
25(5)
Italian Cuisine Professional Chef Training (1 months) €5,960 25(5)

■Starting date
Jan. 30, 2022
Apr. 3, 2022
Sept. 25, 2022
Jan. 29, 2023
Apr. 2, 2023
Sept. 24, 2023

■Course fees include:

  • Enrollment fee (€ 2,000.00).
  • Procedural fees.
  • Housing in a shared apartment - twin room (single room at an extra charge).
  • Housing utility costs.
  • Culinary lessons.
  • Tasting event after each lesson.
  • Italian language lessons.
  • English or Spanish interpretation service.
  • Florence Central Food Market Tour.
  • Welcome Lunch.
  • Tuscan butchery visit
  • Wine Seminar.
  • Agritourism: Olive Orchard & Vineyard Wine Tour.
  • Food Wholesale Tour (how to purchase supplies).

■Costs not included in fees

  • Round-trip airfare
  • Transportation fee within the city
  • Personal expense(for meals, allowance, telephone, utility bill, gifts, and others)

■Language of instruction: Italian (with interpreter in English or Spanish)



Italian Cuisine Chef Training Course+Restaurant Internship

2022/2023
Term Fees Start Dates Max. number of students
(Min. number of students)
12-MONTH PROGRAM
  • Italian Cuisine Professional Chef Training (2 months)
  • Italian Language Course (2 months)
  • Restaurant Internship (10 months)
€12,400 Jan. 30, 2022
Apr. 3, 2022
Sept. 25, 2022
Jan. 29, 2023
Apr. 2, 2023
Sept. 24, 2023
25(5)
6-MONTH PROGRAM
  • Italian Cuisine Professional Chef Training (2 months)
  • Italian Language Course (2 months)
  • Restaurant Internship (4 months)
€11,400 25(5)

■Starting date
Jan. 30, 2022
Apr. 3, 2022
Sept. 25, 2022
Jan. 29, 2023
Apr. 2, 2023
Sept. 24, 2023

■Costs included in fees

  • Enrollment Fee €2,000
  • Accommodation* (room with 2 or 3 beds)
  • Culinary lessons
  • Interpreter (English or Spanish) during culinary lessons *For other languages, please inquire.
  • Italian Language Lesson 8-week
  • City tour
  • Visit to the central food market
  • Welcome Lunch
  • Tuscan butchery visit
  • Wine Seminar, Visit to Agritourism
  • Practical training in a restaurant
  • Visit to Cheese production factory
  • Sommelier training
  • Winery Visit
  • Salsiccia (Sausage) lesson
  • Ham(prosciutto) production factory
  • Table Coordinate
  • Internship registration fee
  • Restaurant Internship placement fee
  • Insurance during internship
  • Procedural fee

■Costs not included in fees

  • Round-trip airfare
  • Transportation fee within the city
  • Personal expense(for meals, allowance, telephone, utility bill, gifts, and others)

- Housing during the 8-week Italian Cuisine Chef Training course is included in the fees, while during the internship most restaurants offer lodging allowances for their interns.
- If you change your internship, you will be charged € 400 for each change registration fee.



Italian Language Course + Restaurant Internship

>> Detaill of "Italian Language Course + Restaurant Internship"

2022
Term Fees Start Dates Max. number of students
(Min. number of students)
12-MONTH PROGRAM
  • Italian Language Course (2 months)
  • Restaurant Internship (10 months)
€7,300 Jan. 30, 2022
Apr. 3, 2022
May. 8, 2022
Sept. 4, 2022
Sept. 25, 2022
12(1)
6-MONTH PROGRAM
  • Italian Language Course (2 months)
  • Restaurant Internship (4 months)

€6,300

12(1)
2023
12-MONTH PROGRAM
  • Italian Language Course (2 months)
  • Restaurant Internship (10 months)
€7,800 Jan. 29, 2023
Apr. 2, 2023
May. 7, 2023
Sept. 3, 2023
Sept. 24, 2023
12(1)
6-MONTH PROGRAM
  • Italian Language Course (2 months)
  • Restaurant Internship (4 months)

€6,800

12(1)

■Starting date
Jan. 30, 2022
Apr. 3, 2022
May. 8, 2022
Sept. 4, 2022
Sept. 25, 2022
Jan. 29, 2023
Apr. 2, 2023
May. 7, 2023
Sept. 3, 2023
Sept. 24, 2023

■Costs included in fees

  • Enrollment fee (€2,000)
  • Accommodation (room with 2 or 3 beds)*
  • Free Italian language lessons
  • Internship registration fee
  • Insurance during internship

■Costs not included in fees

  • Round-trip airfare
  • Transportation fee within the city
    Personal expense(for meals, allowance, telephone, utility bill, gifts, and others)


- Housing during the first 2-months is included in the fees, while during the internship most restaurants offer lodging allowances for their interns.
- If you change your internship, you will be charged € 400 for each change registration fee



Italian Home Cooking

2022/2023
Term Fees Start Dates Max. number of students
(Min. number of students)
1-week program €1,600 Every Monday 1~7 (1)
2-week program €2,500 1~7 (1)
3-week program €3,200 1~7 (1)
4-week program €3,800 1~7 (1)
8-week program €6,600 1~7 (1)
12-week program €9,900 1~7 (1)

■Starting date
Every Monday

■ Course fees include:
Costs of registration.
Lunch or dinner after each class.
Guided tour to the “Central Market” of Florence.
English interpretation service.
Housing in a shared apartment - twin room (single room available at an extra cost).
Housing utility costs.


■ Not included:
Round-trip airfare.
Transportation costs.
Personal expenses (for meals outside class, telephone, etc.).

■Attending lunch after the lesson: 50 euros per time
(only for persons who didn't take the lessons but accompanying the student who did it).

* Fees without housing are also available. Please inquire.



Summer Course

>> Detail of “Summer Course”

2022
Term Program Fee Starting date (Check in - Check out)
Summer Course 1week €1,800 2022
Every week
Summer Course 2week €2,600 2022
May 1 (Sun) – May 14 (Sat)
May 15 (Sun) – May 28 (Sat)
May 29 (Sun) – June 11 (Sat)
June 12 (Sun) – June 25 (Sat)
June 26 (Sun) – July 9 (Sat)
July 10 (Sun) – July 23 (Sat)
July 24 (Sun) – August 6 (Sat)
August 21 (Sun) – September 3 (Sat)
September 4 (Sun) – September 17 (Sat)
September 18 (Sun) – October 1 (Sat)
Summer Course 4week €4,600 2022
May 1 (Sun) – May 28 (Sat)
May 15 (Sun) – June 11 (Sat)
May 29 (Sun) – June 25 (Sat)
June 12 (Sun) – July 9 (Sat)
June 26 (Sun) – July 23 (Sat)
July 10 (Sun) – August 6 (Sat)
July 24 (Sun) – September 3 (Sat)**
August 21 (Sun) – September 17 (Sat)**
September 4 (Sun) – October 1 (Sat)
Summer Course 6week €6,400 2022
May 1 (Sun) – June 11 (Sat)
May 15 (Sun) – June 25 (Sat)
May 29 (Sun) – July 9 (Sat)
June 12 (Sun) – July 23 (Sat)
June 26 (Sun) – August 6 (Sat)
July 24 (Sun) – September 17 (Sat)**
Summer Course 8week €8,200 2022
May 1 (Sun) – June 25 (Sat)
May 15 (Sun) – July 9 (Sat)
May 29 (Sun) – July 23 (Sat)
June 12 (Sun) – August 6 (Sat)
June 26 (Sun) – September 3 (Sat)**
July 24 (Sun) – October 1 (Sat)**
Summer Course 12weeks €11,000 2022
May 1 (Sun) – July 23 (Sat)
May 15 (Sun) – August 6 (Sat)
May 29 (Sun) – September 3 (Sat)**
June 12 (Sun) – September 17 (Sat)**
June 26 (Sun) – October 1 (Sat)**

Note: **Due to a SUMMER BREAK, the school will be closed from August 6, 2022, to August 21, 2022.

■Summer Course fees include

Enrollment fee,
Tuition,
Facilities fee (no materials),
Orientation,
Welcome lunch,
Welcome kit (city map, pen, notebook, file folder, bus pass, one lunch ticket),
English interpreting service (during lessons with the professor),
Housing: shared apartment – twin room (single room available),
Housing utility expenses,
Meal vouchers (2 meal vouchers + 2 drink (coffee/tea/mineral water) vouchers per week),
Weekly guided art visits,
Cultural excursions : 1 time / 2 weeks (e.g.: ceramic laboratory visit, antique market of Arezzo visit, trip to Pisa, trip to a Tuscan farmhouse, Pizza lesson)

*If you would like to take cooking in specialized area, please inquire.
*Check in Sunday and check out Saturday.
*Accademia Riaci reserves the right to withdraw or modify the courses of instruction or to change the instructors as may become necessary.

■Costs not included in fees

Flight tickets
Transportation cost not related to the lessons
Personal allowance (telephone calls, souvenires, etc.)



Gelato Course

>> Detail of Gelato Course

2022/2023
Term Fees Start Dates Max. number of students
(Min. number of students)
12-week program €8,900 Every Monday
5(1)
8-week program €6,900 5(1)
4-week program €3,800 5(1)
2-week program €2,800 5(1)
1-week program €1,700 5(1)
■Gelato Course fees include:
  • Costs of registration.
  • 1st-week gelato training (2 lessons a day - Tot.10 lessons,1 lesson =45 minutes),
  • Internship lessons in Gelateria from the second week.(3 lessons a day - Tot.15 lessons per week,1 lesson =45 minutes),
  • “Gelateria” material fees.
  • Insurance during "gelateria" training.
  • English interpretation service.
  • Housing in a shared apartment - twin room (single room available at an extra cost).
  • Housing utilities costs.
■Not included:
  • Round-trip airfare.
  • Transportation costs.
  • Personal expenses (for meals, telephone, etc.).

Italian Language Course + Gelato Internship

>> Detail of Gelato Internship Course

2022
Term Fees Start Dates Max. number of students
12-MONTH PROGRAM
  • Italian language Course (6 months)
  • Gelato Internship (6 months)
€5,800
(Enrollment Fee: €2,000
included in the above)
Jan. 10, 2022
May. 2, 2022
Sep. 5, 2022
12
English lesson *Option 24 weeks (4 lessons/week): €1,350
2023
12-MONTH PROGRAM
  • Italian language Course (6 months)
  • Gelato Internship (6 months)
€7,800
(Enrollment Fee: €2,000
included in the above)
Jan. 10, 2022
May. 2, 2022
Sep. 5, 2022
12
6-MONTH PROGRAM
  • Italian language Course (3 months)
  • Gelato Internship (3 months)
€6,800
(Enrollment Fee: €2,000
included in the above)
12
English lesson *Option 24 weeks (4 lessons/week): €1,350

■Starting date
Jan. 10, 2022
May. 2, 2022
Sep. 5, 2022

■Costs included in fees

  • Free Italian language lessons (0~ up to 24 weeks) 
    * 15 lessons/week (45 minutes/lesson)
    * In case of 1~2 students, the Italian Language Course will be semi-intensive (~11 lessons/week).
  • Internship registration fee
  • Insurance during internship
  • Procedural fee

■Costs not included in fees

  • Round-trip airfare
  • Housing in a shared apartment.
  • Transportation fee within the city
    Personal expense(for meals, allowance, telephone, utility bill, gifts, and others)


- Housing during the first 2-months is included in the fees, while during the internship most restaurants offer lodging allowances for their interns.
- If you change your internship, you will be charged € 400 for each change registration fee



Barista Course

>> Detail of Barista Course

2022/2023
Term Fees Start Dates Max. number of students
(Min. number of students)
1-week program €1,900 Every Monday
10(1)
2-week program €3,400 10(1)

■Starting date
Every Monday

■Costs included in fees

  • Barista training(2 hours x 3 days per week, total 6 hours.)
  • Accommodation (room with 2 or 3 beds)
  • Interpreter (2 hour/1 lesson)
  • Materials for barista training
  • Procedural fee

■Costs not included in fees

  • Round-trip airfare
  • Transportation fee within the city
  • Personal expense(for meals, allowance, telephone, utility bill, gifts, and others)

Italian Language Course + Barista Internship

>> Detail of Barista Internship

2022
Term Fees Start Dates Max. number of students
12-MONTH PROGRAM
  • Italian language Course (6 months)
  • Barista Internship (6 months)
€5,500
(Enrollment Fee: €2,000
included in the above)
Jan. 10, 2022
May. 2, 2022
Sep. 5, 2022
12
6-MONTH PROGRAM
  • Italian language Course (3 months)
  • Barista Internship (3 months)
€3,940
(Enrollment Fee: €2,000
included in the above)
12
English lesson *Option 24 weeks (4 lessons/week): €1,350
2023
12-MONTH PROGRAM
  • Italian language Course (6 months)
  • Barista Internship (6 months)
€7,800
(Enrollment Fee: €2,000
included in the above)
Jan. 10, 2022
May. 2, 2022
Sep. 5, 2022
12
6-MONTH PROGRAM
  • Italian language Course (3 months)
  • Barista Internship (3 months)
€6,800
(Enrollment Fee: €2,000
included in the above)
12
English lesson *Option 24 weeks (4 lessons/week): €1,350

■Starting date
Jan. 10, 2022
May. 2, 2022
Sep. 5, 2022

■Costs included in fees

  • Free Italian language lessons
    * 15 lessons/week (45 minutes/lesson)
  • Internship registration fee
  • Insurance during internship
  • Procedural fee

■Costs not included in fees

  • Round-trip airfare
  • Accommodation
  • Transportation fee within the city
    Personal expense(for meals, allowance, telephone, utility bill, gifts, and others)


- Housing during the first 2-months is included in the fees, while during the internship most restaurants offer lodging allowances for their interns.
- If you change your internship, you will be charged € 400 for each change registration fee



Sommelier Course

>> Detail of Sommelier Course

2022/2023
Term Fees Start Dates Max. number of students
(Min. number of students)
1-week program €1,900 Please inquire 12(5)

■Starting date
Please inquire

■ Sommelier Course fees include:

  • Enrollment fee.
  • Sommelier training.
  • Winery visit.
  • English interpretation service.
  • Housing in a shared apartment - twin room (single room available at an extra cost).
  • Housing utilities costs.
  • Florence City tour.

■ Not included:

  • Round-trip airfare.
  • Transportation costs.
  • Personal expenses (for meals, telephone, etc.).


Christmas Course

>> Detail of "Christmas Course"

2021
Term Program Fee Starting date Max. number of students
(Min. number of students)
1week lesson €1,760 Nov. 28, Dec. 5, Dec.12, Dec 19  
1week lesson + 1week stay €1,920 Nov. 28, Dec. 5, Dec.12  
1week lesson + 2week stay €2,090 Nov. 28, Dec. 5  
1week lesson + 3week stay €2,250 Nov. 28  
2week lesson €2,860 Nov. 28, Dec. 5, Dec.12  
2week lesson + 1week stay €3.020 Nov. 28, Dec. 5  
2week lesson + 2week stay €3.190 Nov. 28  
3week lesson €3,960 Nov. 28, Dec. 5  
3week lesson + 1week stay €4,120 Nov. 28  
4week lesson €5,060 Nov. 28  

■Costs included in fees

  • Enrollment Fee
  • 4 home cooking lessons/week (1 lesson = from 2 to 3 hours plus tasting and clean-up time)
  • Ingredients cost and a glass of wine (additional drinks are available with additional cost)
  • Central Food Market visit (1 time)
  • Full time interpreter during the lesson
  • Bus tickets
  • Weekly guided Art Visits
  • Pizza or Gelato Lesson/week (Such as making pizza, calzone, gelato, and many more. Only 1 lesson offered per week, so you CANNOT choose a lesson you like.)
  • Accommodation – Shared Flat (twin/triple room)
  • Airport pick up (1-way from the airport to accommodation)
  • Heating cost
  • Handling charge
  • Gain credits
  • Utilities costs

*Accommodation single room additional fee: 200 Euro for 1 week, 240 Euro for 2 weeks.

■Costs not included in fees

  • Flight tickets
  • Transportation cost not related to the lessons
  • Personal expenses (telephone calls, souvenirs, etc.)


1-DAY Course

>> Detail of 1-DAY Course

2022
Course Name Duration Approx. Program Fee
Visit to the central food market 1-day 1.5 hours €90
Home Cooking full-course
Handmade Pasta lesson
Home Cooking Dessert
Home Cooking Pizza
Home Cooking Baking
1-day 3 hours €230
Practical training in a restaurant
Visit to tableware shop
1-day 4 hours €145
Winery Visit
Wine/Olive Farm Visit
1-day 6 hours €190
Lunch with Home Cooking Teacher 1-day €100

■Costs included in fees

  • Tuition Fee
  • Procedural fee
  • Interpreter

■Costs not included in fees

  • Round-trip airfare
  • Transportation fee within the city
  • Personal expense(for meals, allowance, telephone, utility bill, gifts, and others)
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