Contemporary pastry course

Contemporary pastry course

The CONTEMPORARY PASTRY COURSE is aimed to already professionals of the pastry and/or culinary sector. The study program includes demonstration lessons with the involvement of the participants by professional pastry chefs on trendy topics and products in vogue on the market of contemporary pastry and small pastry, such as Single portions, Contemporary Entremět, contemporary Mignon and Choux and modern creamy desserts for restaurants.

Following the new trends of the sector ICIF propose the Contemporaneity in pastry, an aesthetic path of creativity and taste in the search of harmonious pairings, new textures, care, precision and sophistication in the presentation, to raise the level of your business and learn how to create truly innovative artistic products.

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


The course has a total duration of 1 week (from Monday to Friday for a total of 40 hours)


  • Certificate of participation from the ICIF Institute at the completion of the course


  • Italian and foreign cook, chefs and food and wine professionals

  • Professionals in the specific sectors of pastry, chocolate and gelato


Monday and Tuesday
Desserts that require the composition of different preparations for the execution of about 4 recipes


Complete course: 1.800 €.

Included in the price of the course:

  • Accommodation at the ICIF’s guesthouse for 2 weeks in small apartments (2-rooms flats with single, twins or triple rooms and one bathroom)

  • Breakfast from Monday to Friday

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

  • A complete chef uniform: jacket, trouser, apron and paper hat

  • Support for the Student Visa application procedure (if needed)

For those interested it is also possible to purchase also single days at the following fees:

  • two days of lesson on Modern creamy desserts for restaurants (including two lunches, two dinners and accommodation for 2 nights) is of 800 euro per person

  • two days of lesson on Contemporary single portions and Contemporary entremêt (including two lunches, two dinners and accommodation for 2 nights) is of 800 euro per person

  • one day lesson on Contemporary Mignon and Choux (including lunch, dinner and accommodation for 1 night) is of 400 euro per person one day lesson on Contemporary Mignon and Choux (including lunch, dinner, no accommodation) is of 350 euro per person


  • 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