Italian Language School in Florence

III Level italian cooking

This course is comprised of 50 hours of lessons in total, with weekly three hour long lessons.

The content of the course includes multiple more advanced cooking skills, techniques and principles. For example, participants will study legislation and rules regarding nutrition, how to create healthy dishes and dealing with allergies and food intolerances. Furthermore, they will learn about food presentation and how to decorate a dish, side dishes and varieties of cold and hot dishes. There will also be lessons on different types of cooking, for example, boiling, braising, stewing, frying, steaming, stir-frying, baking, roasting and grilling. Finally, the course includes lessons on service, timing the output of meals from the kitchen, and preparing food according to the needs of the customers.

The different levels of the courses are organised according to skill and knowledge level as the European Regulation requires (EQF levels).The training agency will give a certificate accredited by the region of Tuscany.

Course Details
  • Schedule: between monday and friday (13.30/14)
  • Course Duration: 50 hours, 16 lessons, in a flexible number of weeks (according to students' needs)
  • Lesson Duration: 3 hours
  • Students per Class: max 5
  • Price: 2.250€
 
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II Level italian cooking

This course is comprised of 30 hours of lessons in total, with weekly three hour long lessons.

The content of the course includes the basic principles of preparing a meal and cooking. It focuses on multiple different skills and types of food. For example, participants will look at the different ways of preparing vegetables, meat cuts, cooking techniques and broths, and filleting and cleaning fish. They will also study the different varieties of bread, how to prepare bread dough and bake the bread, and different types of bread such as focaccia and breadsticks.

In addition, how to make and use different types of sauces will be investigated.

The different levels of the courses are organised according to skill and knowledge level as the European Regulation requires (EQF levels).The training agency will give a certificate accredited by the region of Tuscany.

Course Details
  • Schedule: between monday and friday (13.30/14)
  • Course Duration: 30 hours, 10 lessons, in a flexible number of weeks (according to students' needs)
  • Lesson Duration: 3 hours
  • Students per Class: max 5
  • Price: 1.390€
 
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I Level italian cooking

This course is comprised of 18 hours of lessons in total, with weekly three hour long lessons.

The content of the course includes a variety of different basic cooking techniques. For example, participants will learn how to prepare raw food to create different dishes, how to prepare different meat dishes, the different sizes and cuts of meat, various cooking techniques of meat, for instance with wine, in the oven, on the grill and raw, and side dishes that can be paired with meat.

Furthermore, the course looks at how to prepare fish dishes, side dishes that can be paired with fish, and the different cooking technique that can be used to prepare fish dishes, such as baking, steaming, and with salt.

The different levels of the courses are organised according to skill and knowledge level as the European Regulation requires (EQF levels). The training agency will give a certificate accredited by the region of Tuscany.

Course Details
  • Schedule: between monday and friday (13.30/14)
  • Course Duration: 18 hours, 6 lessons, in a flexible number of weeks (according to students' needs)
  • Lesson Duration: 3 hours
  • Students per Class: max 5
  • Price: 930€
 
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