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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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Professional Cooking Coffee and Bar Course - Level I
Region: Piedmont Locality: Costigliole D'Asti (Asti)
from: 26 March 2018 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 Course on Italian Gelato
Region: Piedmont Locality: Costigliole D'Asti (Asti)
from: 26 March 2018 Duration: 3 months
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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 Short Course in Italian Cuisine and Oenology
Region: Piedmont Locality: Costigliole D'Asti (Asti)
from: 12 March 2018 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 Italian Cuisine and Oenology
Region: Piedmont Locality: Costigliole D'Asti (Asti)
from: 12 March 2018 Duration: 6 months
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The Master course in Italian Cuisine and Oenology, lasting 180 days, is set out in two parts: the first, with a 55-day length, of theoretical-practical lessons at the ICIF headquarters, supplemented with educational field trips; the second consists in a 120-day professional internship (optional, not included in the subcription cost), at restaurants selected by the school. The Master teaches regional traditional cuisine and its modern-creative evolution, the basic techniques, the appropriate decorations, the art of presentation and other fundamental notions on agricultural-food products, spices, aromatic herbs, food raw materials, together with a detailed study of wines and oils. During their stay at the school all students will be divided into groups and will take turns preparing all of the ingredients necessary for the recipes. They will also be involved in practical tasks carried out in both the kitchen and dining room.
Professional Cooking Italian Bakery Course
Region: Piedmont Locality: Costigliole D'Asti (Asti)
from: 19 March 2018 Duration: 1 weeks
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ICIF has created the ITALIAN BAKERY COURSE 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.
Professional Cooking Course on Italian Pastry
Region: Piedmont Locality: Costigliole D'Asti (Asti)
from: 5 March 2018 Duration: 3 weeks
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ICIF has created the Course on Italian Pastry in collaboration with the Italian Pastry, Ice Cream and Chocolate Federation (. Federazionepasticceri. It). The program of the Course offers demonstration lessons held by professional Pastry Chefs, Master Ice Cream Makers and Master Chocolatier, instructed by the Italian Pastry Federation. The topics of the Course focus on all the preparations of Italian pastry and of confectionery Italian art, from the basic dough, to the Italian style creams, to small pastries, with insights on regional traditional sweets and modern creative desserts, cake design and manual chocolate tempering methods, decorations with chocolate and ice cream lessons. The training is complemented by educational visits to companies of the confectionery sector. The Course is in Italian language and teachers are supported by an interpreter in English language.
Professional Cooking Chocolaterie Course
Region: Piedmont Locality: Costigliole D'Asti (Asti)
from: 26 February 2018 Duration: 4 months
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This course is suitable for those who want to open a chocolate shop and for those who want to become a professional master Chocolatier. The Course includes lessons in window display design, the creation of artistic pieces to showcase, as well as new chocolate decorating techniques. The course includes detailed lessons held by Master Chocolatiers, members of the Academy of Master Chocolatiers, and visits to Chocolate manufacturers. The Course is in Italian language and teachers are supported by an interpreter in English language. - http: //. Icif. Com/en/professional-courses/chocolaterie-course/
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