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

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Piedmont
Piedmont
Cooking School
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 ITALIAN GELATO
Region: Piedmont Locality: Costigliole D'Asti (Asti)
from: 28 June 2021 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 Master Ice Cream makers, promoter of the Italian Artisan Gelato, whom introduce 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 ITALIAN CULINARY ESSENTIALS
Region: Piedmont Locality: Costigliole D'Asti (Asti)
from: 28 June 2021 Duration: 13 weeks
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The COURSE ON ITALIAN CULINARY ESSENTIALS is meant for professionals or for students wishing to achieve a faster training in traditional cuisine and its modern-creative evolution, with foundamental notions on extra virgin olive oil, aromatic herbs and spices, traditional first courses, pastry, leavening techniques (bread, focaccia and pizza) and wine. DURATION The Course has a total duration of 100 DAYS: 2 weeks of theoretical and practical lessons at the Institute 11 weeks of internship (optional) at Italian restaurant previously selected by the Institute
Professional Cooking MASTER COURSE IN ITALIAN CUISINE AND OENOLOGY - Le
Region: Piedmont Locality: Costigliole D'Asti (Asti)
from: 21 June 2021 Duration: 12 weeks
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The Master course in Italian Cuisine and Oenology – Level I is divided into two parts: the first consists of theoretical-practical lessons at ICIF Headquarters and educational field trips; the second, consisting in a professional internship (optional), at a restaurant selected by the school. The Master Course – Level I 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. Maximum attendance: 24.DURATION The Course has a total duration of 3 months: 4 weeks of theoretical and practical lessons at the Institute 8 weeks of internship (optional) at Italian restaurant previously selected by the Institute
Professional Cooking ITALIAN BAKERY
Region: Piedmont Locality: Costigliole D'Asti (Asti)
from: 7 June 2021 Duration: 1 weeks
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ICIF has created the COURSE ON ITALIAN BAKERY in collaboration with the professional who will carry out the course lessons, the chef, baker and pastry chef Davide Damiano, gastronomic consultant in several high-level restaurants, including Michelin Starred Restaurants, of Piedmont region, developer of new products for intolerant people in collaboration with the companies dedicated to this sector, thanks to the tasting of flour mixtures for gluten intolerances with high content of vegetable food fibers, as well as mixtures for other types of intolerances. He has a long national and international professional experience, combined with a solid theoretical preparation given by years of study in the field of food chemistry, which he has practically developed through numerous internships at various laboratories. Thanks to this detailed knowledge on food chemistry he becomes a wizard in the handling of doughs for various shapes of breads and grissini, traditional of different regions of Italy and also flavored with creative aromas for the modern style of Italian Cuisine. He is the top performer in the handling of yeasts and flour mixtures. The topics of the course include varieties of regional bread from North to South Italy, varieties of traditional and aromatized breadsticks, varieties of Italian focaccias and other bakery products and special breads for modern style Italian restaurants, with theoretical notions essential to the acquisition of practicality in the handling of doughs and yeasts. The course is in Italian language and teacher is supported by an interpreter in English language. Maximum attendance: 20.
Professional Cooking GLUTEN FREE COOKING COURSE
Region: Piedmont Locality: Costigliole D'Asti (Asti)
from: 31 May 2021 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 Italian Pizza
Region: Piedmont Locality: Costigliole D'Asti (Asti)
from: 5 April 2021 Duration: 4 weeks
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ICIF has devised, in collaboration with the Academy of Pizza makers (http: //. Accademia-pizzaioli. It/en/), 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.
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