Themed Course “A” in Italian Cuisine

Two weeks of theoretical and practical lessons and one week of practical training in the main kitchen of ICIF

The Themed Course “A” in Italian Cuisine is a brief course of study on individual topics of Italian regional cuisine (eg. Oil, pasta, pizza, bread, etc.) and has been specifically designed to provide thorough and comprehensive training, from the basic ingredients to to the complete menu and the table service technique.

The Course offers a series of classes on the evolution of modern/creative Italian cuisine, under the tutelage of professional chefs.


The Course has a total duration of 3 weeks:

  • 2 weeks of theoretical and practical lessons in class
  • 1 week of practical cooking in the main kitchen of the School

Those who can enroll are:

  • Foreign and Italian professionals from the food and wine sector
  • Foreign and Italian food lovers and enthusiasts

Lesson topics

  • Italian extra virgin olive oils from different Italian Regions
  • Aromatic and balsamic vinegars
  • Fresh and filled italian pasta from different Italian Regions
  • Dry pasta with the Italian traditional sauces from different Italian Regions
  • Bread, bread-sticks, pizza and Italian focaccia
  • Italian cakes and pastries
  • Italian style ice-cream and sorbets


The fee for the Themed Course “A” in Italian Cuisine is of 4.200 euro per person. The fee for the Course includes:

  • Accommodation at the Institute´s guesthouse in mini-apartments (comprising of two rooms with one, two or three beds and a bathroom) with breakfast included for the period of 3 weeks
  • Meals at the School from Monday to Saturday (the School is closed on Sundays and on national holidays)
  • Theoretical-practical lessons, as per scheduled program
  • Educational material (hand-outs, audio-visual aids, etc.)
  • Food products for lessons and tastings
  • Use of equipment and tools during lessons in the different classrooms
  • A complete chef´s uniform made of: a chef´s jacket with the Institute´s logo, a pair of chef´s pants, an apron with the Institute´s logo and a bandana with the Institute´s logo
  • Assistance, during the Course, in the bureaucratic procedures for the issuing of the temporary residence permit and of the tax identification number
  • Certificate of Participation from the Institute at the completion of the course

Anything not mentioned above is not included.


  • 50 € for the health insurance that cover the basic medical expenses and the expenses or the recover to the Hospital only for accidents during the job time for the whole period of the course (only if the student does not stipulate already a Sanitary Insurance in his proper country).
  • 50 € for those who intend take advantage of the group bus transfer, only upon arrival in Italy, organized by the ICIF Institute on the Sunday before the beginning of the course, from Milan Malpensa airport. The payment of the 50 euro can be done in the balance of the course by bank transfer, or in cash or by credit card at the office of ICIF Direction on the first day of the course.


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