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ICIF - Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners in Asti - Italy - Cooking School

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Piedmont
Piedmont
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ICIF - Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners
Address:Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II, 10
Locality: Costigliole d'Asti (Asti)

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Seaside: 90 minutes
Railway Station: 10 minutes
Airport: 80 minutes

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The overseas divisions of the ICIF Institute of Regional Italian Cuisine are located in China and Brazil.

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The ICIF Headquarters is in the medieval castle of Costigliole d'Asti, located in the Langhe and Monferrato area, one of the most important areas from the point of view of tourism and for the production of the finest denominations of wine from the Piedmont Region.
ICIF - Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners

ICIF - Institute of Cuisine, Culture and Oenology of the Regions of Italy – founded in 1991,has as its main objective the promotion of food and wine traditions and of Italian agricultural-food products abroad, by holding training courses on Italian Cuisine and Wine. ICIF organizes Master, Short Courses (generic and thematic) and advanced Courses on wine for groups of foreign professionals (chefs, sommeliers, restaurateurs), who wish to acquire a specialization in Italian Cuisine and Wine.

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Internationally renowned professional Chefs and Sommeliers

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Professional Cooking International 1st level Coffee and Bar Course
Region: Piedmont Locality: Costigliole D'Asti (Asti)
from: 27 November 2017 Duration: 1 weeks
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ICIF is offering a new training course: The International 1st level Coffee and Bar Course. A 6-day training course divided in 2 days of training at the 9bar, the Professional Training School for coffee baristas, bartending, and flair (http: //. 9bar. Eu/). It is the only authorized school in Italy to give certifications of all of the SCAE Coffee Diploma System (Speciality Coffee Association of Europe) modules. Here the student will attend the 9bar’s 16-hour BASIC COFFEE COURSE and will receive a certificate of attendance and also have the possibility on the 3rd day to take the 1st level SCAE Coffee Diploma System certification test in order to receive the “Introduction to Coffee” Diploma.
Professional Cooking Gluten Free Cooking Course
Region: Piedmont Locality: Costigliole D'Asti (Asti)
from: 2 October 2017 Duration: 1 weeks
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Surrounded by the pleasant and evocative atmosphere of the Castle of Costigliole d ‘Asti, academics and qualified chefs guide the participants through an educational path towards knowledge of a subject which we encounter daily in modern society. Learning to cook gluten-free is a way to approach food intolerances and those who suffer from them. The purpose is to help those who live with this condition and who have to follow a specific diet which can sometimes be demoralizing and result in loss of appetite. Eating is one of life’s pleasures: get to know more about gluten-free products in order to bring back the joy of food and satisfy the palate by broadening the gluten free diet!
Professional Cooking Course on Pizza
Region: Piedmont Locality: Costigliole D'Asti (Asti)
from: 6 November 2017 Duration: 12 weeks
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ICIF has devised, in collaboration with the Academy of Pizza makers, a new training Course: the Course on Pizza. A 4-weeks training Course divided in 3 weeks of training focused on Pizza with teachers Masters Pizza makers sent by the Academy of Pizza makers, and a last week of training on Pastry with professionals Pastry Chefs commissioned by ICIF. The training program permit you to undertake, through an integrated approach between theory and practical skills, a profession that is considered a popular, cultural and social phenomenon which is typically Italian, in continual growth both in Italy and abroad. The Course is in Italian language and teachers are supported by an interpreter in English language.
Professional Cooking Ice-cream Course
Region: Piedmont Locality: Costigliole D'Asti (Asti)
from: 13 November 2017 Duration: 12 weeks
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ICIF has created a specific training program for the Ice cream industry: the Course on Italian Gelato. A 4-weeks training Course of theoretical and practical lessons at the Institute, the program of the Course allows you to undertake, through an integrated approach between theory and practical skills, a profession that give unlimited satisfaction as well as personal and professional growth in the context of the true Italian tradition. Through a relatively brief training period, the student learns from a great Master Ice Cream maker, promoter of the Italian Artisan Gelato, Massimo Conti, who introduces also the beginners, to the world of the Italian Gelato, starting from the organoleptic composition of the raw materials in order to learn the techniques for the preparation of properly balanced ice creams, sorbet and granites, the student at the end of the Course is able to create and study his own recipes for any flavor of ice cream, offering flavors appropriate to the tastes and local customs of his own Country. The training program is also complemented by basic concepts for the food industry such as the HACCP system, concepts related to projecting a classical artisan ice cream parlors or a central laboratory for a more industrial production, the Cake Design related to the ice cream world, modern and innovative trends such as the Gourmet Gelato or the Natural Gelato, and the correct pairing of Gelato with wines and spirits. A training Course to become a professional Ice cream maker, a profession that is strongly required both in Italy and abroad. The course is in Italian language and teachers are supported by an interpreter in English language.
Professional Cooking Short Course in Italian Cuisine and Oenology
Region: Piedmont Locality: Costigliole D'Asti (Asti)
from: 11 September 2017 Duration: 3 months
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The Short Course in Italian Cuisine and Oenology is set out in two parts: the first consists of theoretical-practical lessons at ICIF Headquarters, supplemented with educational field trips; the second, consisting in a professional internship (optional, not included in the subcription costs), at a restaurant selected by the school. The Short Course is designed for professionals or students who want to undergo a more rapid training program on traditional and modern-creative cuisine, with insights into oils, balsamic vinegars, herbs and spices, traditional first courses, cheeses, pastries and wine.
Professional Cooking Master Course in Cooking and Oenology of the Italian regions
Region: Piedmont Locality: Costigliole D'Asti (Asti)
from: 11 September 2017 Duration: 6 months
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The Master Course in Italian Culinary Arts and Oenology has a duration of 6 months, 9 weeks of theoretical and practical lessons at school which include some external visits to Italian Producers, plus 120 days of professional internship in an Italian Restaurant selected by the school and in agreement with the student, however the internship is optional. Included in the program of the Culinary Master Course there are seven full days, divided in 14 separate lessons, about Italian wine, which include tastings of different types of Italian wines and food and wine pairing. The fee for this type of Course includes all the materials for the lessons, board and lodging for the whole period and some external visit to the food and wine Companies.
Professional Cooking Chocolaterie Course
Region: Piedmont Locality: Costigliole D'Asti (Asti)
from: 4 September 2017 Duration: 4 months
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The Chocolaterie Course, both for amateurs and professionals and both for Italians or for foreigners because the lessons will be translated in English by an interpreter, is coordinated by the Master Chocolatier Silvio Bessone, has a total duration of 6 months divided in 4 weeks of theoretical and practical lessons at the Institute, with in depth lessons held by Master Chocolatiers, members of the Academic Laboratory of Master Chocolatiers, the Course will also include visits to some Chocolate manufacturers, notions and chemistry related to the production of cocoa and to the transformation from the seed to chocolate, methods of production, international classifications of the different types of cocoa, the various methods for the processing and transformation of cocoa into chocolate and the different processes for the production of chocolates, chocolate creams, etc. And after is possible to continue the program of the course by carrying out an internship of a duration of 20 weeks (optional), at specialized laboratories previously selected by the Institute. In Pastry shops or chocolate manufacturers who are unable to provide accommodation it will be at the discretion of the student to choose another Pastry shop or chocolate manufacturer who is able to offer accommodation or to find housing and meals at his own expense, with the assistance of the Institute for research. The structure of the course is modular and allows you to enroll also for one week periods, depending on the availability of the student.



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