Specialization course for foreigners
cooking with style
cooking with style
The Specialization Course is designed for all students who wish to improve their skills through a unique experience that will help them refine their Italian cooking style, to better grasp the “Mediterranean philosophy” and to learn new techniques to display elegant and modern dishes. IFSE has developed a training program full of innovative recipes and Food Design training, as well as in-depth study of dishes.
The course is intended for those who have attended catering schools or basic cooking classes, as well as professionals in the tourism/hotel field, chefs with previous experience, and other related type of professionals and foreign students. Each lesson of the course will give the opportunity to learn the true Italian cuisine through the study of each dish, focusing on the taste, the chromatic feature and the presentation. Those attending the course will be able to create dishes and present them in an innovative way. Moreover, it will be taught how to create an à la carte menu and how to manage the preparation of a dish from the very start until serving. Students will learn innovative cooking methods to better manage kitchen commodities.
Next edition: 18th September, 2023
*The course will be activated with a minimum of 8 participants
The training course consists of:
Institute: lessons in institute for 1 month. (Mon/Tue/Thu 9am – 1pm and Wed/Fri 9am – 1pm)
Internship: 2 months internships, in selected restaurants
At the end of the training course you get the following:
IFSE Certificate, Certificate of Professional Association of Italian Chefs
ITA0039 certification “Ambassador of Italian Cuisine” in defense of the fight against counterfeiting and protection of Made in Italy
The cost of the course is € 4550.00 per person (accommodation included) to be paid according to the installments described below:
– Deposit to confirm registration: 20% of the total price
– Balance by the course starting date
The course is held in English language
The fee includes
Theoretical/practical lessons within the IFSE institute, full student uniform kit (jacket, apron and hat with the IFSE logo), lecture notes, IFSE Certificate, Certificate of Professional Association of Italian Chefs, lunch in IFSE (Saturdays, Sundays and holidays excluded – no dinners) – transfers during educational visits, airport/hotel transfers (only for groups of at least 8 people from Caselle Airport – additional costs for pick-ups from Milan).
N.B. The fee includes only above-mentioned services.
Yes, our courses are in presence and purely “hands in the dough” to give our students the opportunity to learn complete and high-level practical skills, in order to face the working world in a prepared and conscious way.
Thanks to the technical and practical skills acquired at IFSE, by the end of the
course, students can easily join the world of work.
More than 90% of our students are employed in Italy or abroad within 5 months
from the end of their internships.
IFSE is renowned worldwide as a synonymous for quality and authoritativeness
to the point that the best hotel and restaurant chains ask the institute
for trained employees to assign to different levels.
IFSE is a certified school, the only one to have obtained the recognition of Italian Excellence at the General Secretariat of the Italian Republic. At the end of the course you will get the IFSE Certificate with international validity, certificate of the Professional Association that sponsors IFSE courses, HACCP Certificate and Certificate for Safety.
The course is intended for those who have attended catering schools or basic cooking classes, as well as professionals in the tourism/hotel field, chefs with previous experience, and other related type of professionals and foreign students.
IFSE is on Open Day every day: our choice is to receive you in individual appointments where each student can make, in addition to the school visit, a personalized interview in order to analyze the needs of the individual and answer in a timely manner to all doubts and questions.
IFSE has deals with comfortable hotels and housing solutions close to the school, with double or triple rooms with free WI-FI connection included. Breakfast is well included from Monday to Sunday. The cost of the accommodation is included in the total cost, as stated above.
The only Culinary Insitute in Italy to have obtained the recognition of Italian Excellence at the General Secretariat of the Italian Republic.
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We want to give each of you a personal welcome with our teaching consultants, for a dedicated informative interview that can provide answers to your questions, solve any doubts and find the most suitable solution for our future student.
Every student has different needs, we are here to listen to them and provide you with all the support you need for a conscious choice.
Set up an individual informative interview today without obligation: you will have the opportunity to visit our structure and have all the useful information to make a choice that will change your future!
At the end of our courses, you will have the opportunity to enter the working world with solid skills: The courses are in fact studied on the current and updated needs of the job market in the restaurant and pastry sector to train qualified professionals capable of responding to market needs with awareness and professionalism.
It is no coincidence that the employment rate of ifse students is the highest in Italy, exceeding 90%.
The IFSE training offer is complete and varied with training courses able to meet the needs of each.