English-speaking culinary vacations in Europe: Cooking schools in Italy, short cookery courses, pasta making classes in Bologna - half-day, one-day & week-long cookery courses. Italian cooking / activity holiday in Northern Italy for beginner to advanced chefs & hobby cooks.
Culinary Institute of Bologna, Northern Italy: Based in the Apennine mountains between Bologna and Florence in The Culinary Institute of Bologna (CIBO) offers year-round, private cooking classes and culinary vacations. Taught by English speaking, professional restaurant chefs, CIBO provides 3 day intensive customized cooking lessons, online interactive lessons and week long culinary vacations. Our classes are not demonstrations, but participants actively take part in all phases of the food preparation. Get ready for the ultimate Italian cooking and dining experience.
Sample 5 day Beginner to Advanced Level Private Cooking Courses:
Day 1: Arrival and pickup in Bologna or Florence Private market tour Lunch at a local trattoria Check into your hotel in Balze Wine tasting Private cooking lesson Dinner with your private chef
Day 2: Mastering Pasta and Bread Begin your day at the local market Learn how to make fresh pasta Roll and cut your pasta into various shapes Top your pasta with traditional sauces Bake pizza in a stone oven Rest after lunch Return for dinner
Day 3: Meat and Poultry Begin your day with a local butcher Learn the secrets behind cured meats Bone a chicken or rabbit Grill in the backyard or on a fireplace Rest after lunch Return for dinner
Day 4: Vegetables, Cheese and Appetizers Begin your day shopping in the local markets Focus on preparing appetizers Prepare a vegetarian lunch Rest after lunch Dinner with a local cheesemonger
Day 5: Return to Bologna or Florence Stop along the way for lunch at a local trattoria
Stay for 7 days and take a break from cooking and visit the countryside:
The Sanctuary of La Verna founded by St. Francis of Assisi; The frescoes of painter Piero della Francesca, The Palazzo Ducale in Urbino, birthplace of Raphael Picturesque villages like Sant’Agata Feltria, Sansepolcro and Arezzo See the home of Michelangelo or Dante’s tomb in Ravenna Hike in the mountains picnic near a waterfall Meet with a winemaker and tour his winery
The Liberal Academy of Fine Arts of Florence offers academic courses of 3 plus 2 years (restructured duration) for diplomas at 1st and 2nd level (equivalent to the short degree and specialization degree) in five subjects: Photography, Graphic Design and Multimedia, Design, Painting and Restoration.
Students of the Liberal Academy of Fine Arts of Brescia use the laboratories of the Institute as logistic support. Besides structured university courses the Academy offers further completion with Professional Courses, Liberal Courses and Post-degree Masters in Visual Arts, Photography, Graphic Design and Pedagogy of the Art (the Laba offers scholarships for the Masters students).
The Liberal Academy of Fine Arts is a an institute of top level artistic training. An institute where teachers are professionals in the subjects, the Liberal Academy of Fine Arts has created synergies and cooperation with important institutions both private and public such us: The Cartiere Fedrigoni (international paper mill industry), EX3 - Contemporary Art Centre in Florence, Piaggio Foundation, Alinari Musuem,and so on. Therefore students have the opportunity to start working through training and internships.
Located in Milan's university district, just 6km North of the city center, Milano Fashion Institute is an inter-university consortium for the higher education in the fashion industry founded in 2007 by three Milan universities: Bocconi University, Catholic University and Polytechnic of Milan.
We provide a comprehensive Masters in Fashion Direction program, taught in English, to students from all over the world. This 1-year program features three specialization tracks; Brand & Product Management, Retail & Brand Experience Management, and Communication & Social Media Management.
ISAD - Istituto Superiore di Architettura e Design
Courses / Programs
ISAD has the purpose to offer a high quality education in the field of Architecture and Design. After more than 30 years of experience, Institute is involved in a constant evolution and changing process which allows it to bring up to date whether the address of didactics or lecturers who are presently young professionals actively engaged either in the freelance profession or into the critical or editorial field.
A changing which in any case has not injured the original spirit of Institute which goes on to be founded on the work groups, on the presence of lecturers, on the students' social life, on the interchangeable of the experiences and of lecturers as well. The spirit of community, where a good competition does not exclude the collaboration and the mutual exchange.
Accademia Italiana is a top international fashion and design school in Florence and Rome. We provide a range of college education and short-term study options that include B.A. bachelor's degree courses, postgraduate diploma (masters) programs, liberal arts academic year abroad / semester abroad programs for college credit, monthly courses, summer courses and Italian language & culture programs.
Subject fields include fashion design, jewelry design, interior design, graphic design & visual communications, photography, drawing and painting, and more. Our art programs and Italian language & culture courses have been authorized by the Italian Ministry of Public Education.
Our 3-year programs are dual qualification courses; On successful graduation, you earn a bachelor's degree from the University of Wales, a leading UK university, as well as an advanced diploma from Accademia Italiana.
You do not need to speak Italian in order to attend the Accademia Italiana. Many courses are taught in both English and Italian. Some courses are taught only in Italian but by instructors who can also speak English to assist students. Italian language classes may be offered as part of your program.
• Founded in 1961, Istituto di Moda Burgo is a long-established fashion school located in Milan's vibrant city centre.
• We offer high-quality academic year and short summer courses in Fashion Design, Fashion Stylist, Dressmaking, and Pattern Making - taught in English and Italian language.
• We provide 'Normal' and 'Intensive' study options for each course. 'Normal' courses last from 1-2 years, while 'Intensive' options run between 5 months and 1 year.
• Thanks to over 50 years experience in the fashion industry, Istituto di Moda Burgo's methodology and passion for Italian fashion and style has been exported to many fashion design schools, colleges, public and private universities abroad.
• We also offer our 4 main academic-year fashion programs at our school in Rome.
Student Review: "I had a great time at this school where I noticed the care with which the subjects are taught. The teachers are precise. I learned in a short time a new method. I'm very satisfied!" - Francesca