The program provides students with the basic skills necessary for entering the professional food services industry. It develops the students’ practical culinary skills and prepares them for a professional career in a constantly evolving field, which encompasses a wide range of exciting topics.
The Career Program in Culinary Arts is designed to provide students with a sound knowledge of the principles of cooking and basic cooking techniques. Special emphasis is placed on the classification of Italian food, with special reference to high quality labeled products (DOP, IGP) and ingredients structure in order to develop an understanding of how foods react to cooking methods. During this program of three levels, students will have the opportunity to understand the importance of seasonality as the most important ingredient of Italian local cuisine and to experience a first approach to Italian culinary arts.
Wine tasting skills as well as restaurant planning and organization complement the program, by offering students a basic yet complete overview of food service industry fundamentals, including food safety and sanitation.