Discover the school of Italian Cuisine and Pastry

I.F.S.E, is the only school of cuisine recognized as “Italian Excellence” by the General Secretariat of the Italian Republic, and is the School n. 1 of Italy according to the most renowned industry magazines and the most important companies on the national scene.

a reference point

for professionals, for those who want to pursue a career in the world of cuisine or pastry, but also for passionate people, I.F.S.E. is configured as the most innovative school of Haute Cuisine and Pastry in Italy: a unique reality, among the many educational institutions, has over 1200 square meters of laboratories.

The school is located inside the charming Castle of Piobesi Torinese. Here, surrounded by the ancient charm of one of the most prestigious buildings of the Italian Middle Ages, there are modern rooms for training, tasting and international meetings.

In the different laboratories each student has spaces and equipment for exclusive personal use, to ensure maximum efficiency and comfort.

I.F.S.E., in addition to training the best chefs and pastry chefs, aims to transmit knowledge, skills and design tools to those who want to develop their abilities.

the Awards

IFSE is the only school in Italy to have obtained the recognition of Italian Excellence at the General Secretariat of the Italian Republic.

Formative programs always updated, Innovative laboratories equipped with all the latest technologies, prestigious seat, selected teaching staff and the utmost attention to details have earned IFSE this prestigious recognition of which currently the school holds the record, being the only institution in Italy to own it.

IFSE courses have the ASACERT and ITA0039 recognition, an official certification that ASACERT has granted exclusively to IFSE for the professionalism and commitment IFSE has always put in the safeguard of Made in Italy, especially in the courses provided to students from all over the world.

IFSE is the only school in Italy with an agreement with ASACERT for the certification “ITA0039 – 100% Italian Taste Certification” which defends, promotes and enhances the true Italian spirit abroad in the field of food and wine, made in agreement with Coldiretti and the support of MIPAAF Ministry of Agricultural Food and Forestry Policies.

The protocol “ITA0039” aims to protect the entire Italian agri-food chain, from production to the culinary processing of the raw material, to promote Italian food excellence and to counter food counterfeiting and Italian Sounding phenomena.


Cooking Master

Advanced Training in Italian Cuisine

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Pastry Master

Sciences and Technologies of Pastry

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Course for Foreigners

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visit the castle

Virtual Tour of the Cooking and Pastry School

an international network

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our partners

IFSE has a partnership with the most important companies of the national and international scene in the food, wine and cooking equipment and pastry.

A selected selection of companies to make our students work with professional raw materials of the highest quality, and equipment of the latest generation, periodically replaced with new and more advanced models. IIFSE has important collaborations also from the didactic point of view, thanks to training moments realized in synergy with Partners and to the didactic visits useful to expand the cultural background and competences of IFSE students.

For companies IFSE is a 360% partner for communication: for years important companies in the national panorama have relied on the expertise of IFSE professionals for the realization of high level media contents.

main sponsor
master region partners
technical sponsor
media partner
oil and wine partner
institutional partners