Chef Training / Cooking Courses in Italy

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Florence Culinary Arts School:
Learn from top-level Italian chefs! Florence Culinary Arts School is a professional chef training school situated in the heart of Florence (within walking distance of Florence Cathedral). We provide a wide range of short-term and long-term culinary training programs year-round and in summer to students from around the world, as well as internship programs in world-renowned Tuscany. Our graduates are now playing active roles in diverse fields in the Italian culinary business worldwide. Our students gain hands-on culinary experience in Italy. In our culinary programs, you learn how to cook authentic Italian food that both tastes delicious and has a beautiful appearance on the plate.

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Professional Chef Training Courses:

Chef Training + Restaurant Internship:
Photo of Chef Training / Cooking Courses in ItalyThis is an ideal combined program for those who want to reach a higher professional career level through cooking practice and challenges. Students take internships in first-class restaurants.

Italian Cuisine Chef Training Course:
Duration: 8 weeks
The objective of this course is to thoroughly train professional chefs. Through studying dishes by each region and category, students acquire high-level cooking skills and all-round knowledge of Italian cuisine.

Italian Cuisine Quick Learning Course: 
Duration: 6 weeks
This is a short version of the Chef Perfect Training course, and puts equal focus on enjoying the journey of Italian culinary world globally as well asacquiring skills and knowledge in the kitchen.

Italian Home Cooking Classes:
Duration: Flexible (1 week, 2 weeks, up to 6 months)
The lessons are held 4 days per week for 3-4 hours each day.

In just 1 month, you can learn as many as 64-80 recipes. Lessons take place in a small groups of around 5 people everyday, followed with lunch (or dinner) together.

Restaurant Internship Course:
Duration: Flexible (3-36 months)
Restaurant Internship is intended for those who want to work in Italian restaurant, who work already as a chef, who aspires to open their own restaurant in future, to become food coordinator or gourmet reporter, etc.

Specialized Italian Culture / Cooking Courses:
Image of Chef Training / Cooking Courses in Italy• Barista course: 1-week or 2-week course that can be combined with an internship at a bar.
• Gelato course:  2-week course. On completion, you can choose to experience a long-term internship in a Gelato shop.
• Sommelier course: 1-week course
• Italian Cooking Summer course (2, 4, 6, 8, or 12-week study options)
• Italian Cooking Christmas / Winter course (1-5 weeks in December / January)

1-Day Short Cooking Courses:
• Home Cooking (Full Course)
• Home Cooking (Fresh Pasta)
• Home Cooking (Dessert)
• Home Cooking (Pizza)
• Table Coordination
• Visit to tableware shop
• Visit to the central food market
• Practical training in a restaurant
• Winery Visit
• Wine/Olive Farm Visit
• A day trip to the Mediterranean resort
• Gelato Making course (1 day or 3 days)

Also available:
• Group training for foreign culinary schools on a flexible basis.

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Address: Via Dei Conti 4, Florence, Italy
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