TUITION & FEES

Italian Cuisine Professional Chef Training programs
(with English interpretation service)

2023/2024
Program Fees Start Dates (check-in) Max. number of students
(Min. number of students)
Italian Cuisine Professional Chef Training (1-month program) € 5,900 Sep 25, 2022
Jan 29, 2023
Apr 2, 2023
Sep 24, 2023
Jan 28, 2024
Mar 31, 2024
Sep 22, 2024
25(5)
Italian Cuisine Professional Chef Training (2-month program) € 9,800 25(5)

Start Dates (check-in)
Sep 25, 2022
Jan 29, 2023
Apr 2, 2023
Sep 24, 2023
Jan 28, 2024
Mar 31, 2024
Sep 22, 2024

■ Course fees include:

  • Enrollment fee (€ 2,000)
  • Procedural fees
  • Welcome lunch/city tour
  • Chef jacket and hat
  • Culinary classes
  • Culinary guided tours
  • Sommelier classes
  • Tasting event after each class
  • English interpretation service
  • Italian classes (~12 hrs/week)
  • Housing in a shared apartment - twin room (single room at an extra charge)
  • Housing utility costs

■ Not included:

  • Transportation costs
  • "City of Florence Tourist Tax" (€ 28) and Wi-Fi costs (€ 20): for those who stay in our housing.

■ Language of instruction: Italian with free English interpretation service (an Italian to English translator will be present in all cooking classes and field trips).



Italian Cuisine Chef Training Course+Restaurant Internship

2023/2024
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 Sept. 25, 2022
Jan. 29, 2023
Apr. 2, 2023
Sept. 24, 2023
Jan. 28, 2024
Mar. 31, 2024
Sept. 22, 2024
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
Sept. 25, 2022
Jan. 29, 2023
Apr. 2, 2023
Sept. 24, 2023
Jan. 28, 2024
Mar. 31, 2024
Sept. 22, 2024

■ Course fees include:<

  • Enrollment fee (€ 2,000)
  • Welcome lunch/city tour
  • Procedural fees
  • Chef jacket and hat
  • Culinary classes
  • Culinary guided tours
  • Sommelier classes
  • Tasting event after each class
  • English interpretation service
  • Italian classes (~12 hrs/week)
  • Housing in a shared apartment (first two months)
  • Housing utility costs (first two months)
  • Internship registration fee
  • Insurance during the internship.

■ Not included:

  • Transportation costs
  • "City of Florence Tourist Tax" (€ 28) and Wi-Fi costs (€ 40): for those who stay in our housing.
  • Housing during the 2-month Italian Cuisine Pro Chef Training course is included in the fees. During the internship, most restaurants offer a monthly allowance to their interns to cover some living expenses.
  • The cost of changing the location of the internship is € 400 (for each registration).




Italian Language Course + Restaurant Internship

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

2023/2024
Term Fees Start Dates Max. number of students
(Min. number of students)
12-MONTH PROGRAM
  • Italian Language Course (2 months)
  • Restaurant Internship (10 months)
€7,800 Jan. 29, 2023
Apr. 2, 2023
May. 7, 2023
Sept. 3, 2023
Sept. 24, 2023
Jan. 28, 2024
Mar. 31, 2024
May. 5, 2024
Sept. 1, 2024
Sept. 22, 2024
12(1)
6-MONTH PROGRAM
  • Italian Language Course (2 months)
  • Restaurant Internship (4 months)

€6,800

12(1)

■Starting date
May. 8, 2022
Sept. 4, 2022
Sept. 25, 2022
Jan. 29, 2023
Apr. 2, 2023
May. 7, 2023
Sept. 3, 2023
Sept. 24, 2023
Jan. 28, 2024
Mar. 31, 2024
May. 5, 2024
Sept. 1, 2024
Sept. 22, 2024

■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

2023/2024
Term Fees Start Dates Max. number of students
(Min. number of students)
1-week program €1,600 Every Monday 1~12 (1)
2-week program €2,500 1~12 (1)
3-week program €3,200 1~12 (1)
4-week program €3,800 1~12 (1)
8-week program €6,600 1~12 (1)
12-week program €9,900 1~12 (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 Cooking Course

>> Summer Cooking Course details

2023
Term Program Fee Starting date (Check in - Check out)
Summer Course 1week €1,800 2023
May 7 (Sun) – May 13 (Sat)
May 21 (Sun) – May 27 (Sat)
June 4 (Sun) – June 10 (Sat)
June 18 (Sun) – June 24 (Sat)
July 2 (Sun) – July 8 (Sat)
July 16 (Sun) – July 22 (Sat)
July 30 (Sun) – August 5 (Sat)
August 6 (Sun) – August 12 (Sat)
August 27 (Sun) – September 2 (Sat)
September 10 (Sun) – September 16 (Sat)
Summer Course 2week €2,800 2023
May 7 (Sun) – May 20 (Sat)
May 21 (Sun) – June 3 (Sat)
June 4 (Sun) – June 17 (Sat)
June 18 (Sun) – July 1 (Sat)
July 2 (Sun) – July 15 (Sat)
July 16 (Sun) – July 29 (Sat)
July 30 (Sun) – August 12 (Sat)
August 27 (Sun) – September 9 (Sat)
September 10 (Sun) – September 23 (Sat)
Summer Course 4week €4,900 2023
May 7 (Sun) – June 3 (Sat)
May 21 (Sun) – June 17 (Sat)
June 4 (Sun) – July 1 (Sat)
June 18 (Sun) – July 15 (Sat)
July 2 (Sun) – July 29 (Sat)
July 16 (Sun) – August 12 (Sat)
August 27 (Sun) – September 23 (Sat)
September 10 (Sun) – October 7 (Sat)
Summer Course 6week €6,900 2023
May 7 (Sun) – June 17 (Sat)
May 21 (Sun) – July 1 (Sat)
June 4 (Sun) – July 15 (Sat)
June 18 (Sun) – July 29 (Sat)
July 2 (Sun) – August 12 (Sat)
August 27 (Sun) – October 7 (Sat)
Summer Course 8week €9,200 2023
May 7 (Sun) – July 1 (Sat)
May 21 (Sun) – July 15 (Sat)
June 4 (Sun) – July 29 (Sat)
June 18 (Sun) – August 12 (Sat)
Summer Course 12weeks €12,900 2023
May 7 (Sun) – July 29 (Sat)
May 21 (Sun) – August 12 (Sat)

Note: **Due to a SUMMER BREAK, the school will be closed from August 5, 2023, to August 20, 2023.

■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 visits 1 time/2 weeks (e.g., pizza lesson, visit to a World Heritage city or winery, etc., content to be changed each week)

*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

>> Gelato Course details

2023/2024
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 lessons are held from Monday to Friday: 2 hours per day for a total of 10 hours.
  • 2nd week and on: Gelato training from Monday to Friday: 2~3 hours per day.
  • “Gelateria” material fees.
  • Insurance during "gelateria" training (from 2nd week).
  • English interpretation service.
  • Housing in a shared apartment.
  • Housing utilities costs.
■Not included:
  • Transportation costs.
  • "City of Florence Tourist Tax" (€ 28) and Wi-Fi costs (€ 5 per week): for those who stay in our housing.

Italian Language Course + Gelato Internship

>> Detail of Gelato Internship Course

2023/2024
Term Fees Start Dates Max. number of students
12-MONTH PROGRAM
  • Italian language Course (3 months)
  • Gelato Internship (9 months)
€7,800
(Enrollment Fee: €2,000
included in the above)
Jan. 30, 2023
Apr. 3, 2023
Sep. 4, 2023
Jan. 29, 2024
Apr. 1, 2024
Sept. 23, 2024
12
6-MONTH PROGRAM
  • Italian language Course (2 months)
  • Gelato Internship (4 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. 30, 2023
Apr. 3, 2023
Sep. 4, 2023
Jan. 29, 2024
Apr. 1, 2024
Sept. 23, 2024

■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)




Barista Course

>> Detail of Barista Course

2023/2024
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

2023/2024
Term Fees Start Dates Max. number of students
12-MONTH PROGRAM
  • Italian language Course (3 months)
  • Barista Internship (9 months)
€7,800
(Enrollment Fee: €2,000
included in the above)
Jan. 30, 2023
Apr. 3, 2023
Sep. 4, 2023
Jan. 29, 2024
Apr. 1, 2024
Sept. 23, 2024
12
6-MONTH PROGRAM
  • Italian language Course (2 months)
  • Barista Internship (4 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. 30, 2023
Apr. 3, 2023
Sep. 4, 2023
Jan. 29, 2024
Apr. 1, 2024
Sept. 23, 2024

■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)




Sommelier Course

>> Detail of Sommelier Course

2023/2024
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

2023/2024
Course Name Duration Approx. Program Fee
Gelato Class 1-day 3 hours €300
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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