Course on modern culinary techniques and innovative technology

Course on modern culinary techniques and innovative technology


The high level specialized courses on modern culinary techniques and innovative technology is held in the headquarters of ICIF – Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners, in Costigliole d’Asti, in a modern building with laboratories equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and technology.
The course is addressed to professionals of the culinary industry, Italians and foreigners, who want to deepen their knowledge on the specific topics or improve their skills on the new techniques of modern cuisine and the technological innovations applied to it.
The program of this course focuses on innovative topics and techniques such as: molecular cuisine, vacuum cooking, low-temperature cooking and the use of Pacojet. It also includes lessons on sensorial and organoleptic analysis, such as a cheese tasting session with an ONAF expert (National Organization of Cheese Taster) and show-cooking of a Menu by a Michelin-starred Chef.
The course has a duration of 3 days and it has been created specifically for professionals who cannot be away from work for a long period of time. The flexibility of the program allows the opportunity to purchase single days of the course based on the preferred topics.

The course is in Italian language and teachers are supported by an interpreter in English language.


  • 3 days of theoretical and practical lessons, from Monday to Thursday at the school headquarters


  • single days of lessons chosen from the program


  • ICIF certificate upon completion of the course


  • Italian and foreign food and wine professionals
  • Italian and foreign gourmet amateurs and enthusiasts


  • Molecular cuisine (cooking demo)


  • 3-Day course: 1.000,00 €

  • Single days of course:

    • 1° or 2° day of the course € 350,00 (includes lunch in the school canteen)

    • 3° day of the course € 400,00 (includes lunch in the school canteen and dinner in a Michelin-starred restaurant)

The fee for the complete course includes:

  • 3 nights of accommodation at the ICIF guesthouse in small 2 bedrooms apartments with single, twin or triple rooms and one bathroom

  • Check-in on Sunday afternoon and check-out on Thursday morning Breakfast from Monday to Wednesday

  • Meals (lunch and dinner) in the school canteen from Monday to Wednesday

  • A complete Chef’s uniform with the Institute’s logo: jacket, trousers, apron and paper hat

  • Assistance with the Student Visa application procedure (if needed)


  • Group bus transfer from Milano Malpensa airport to Costigliole d’Asti, price: € 50

  • Purchase and activation of new sim card

  • Support and organization of Food and Wine tours

  • Support and organization of transfer for food sector events and fairs

Contact us for more information


Since 1991, we have been promoting Italian cuisine, culture and oenology around the world through professional training courses.

Registered Office and Training Venue

Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II, 10
14055 - Costigliole d'Asti (AT), Italia
Tel. 39.0141.962171 - 962772
Fax. 39.0141.962993
P.I. 01683920050

Administrative Office

Via Roma, 8
10077 San Maurizio Canavese (TO)
Tel. +39.011.281502