School Offers Cooking Classes in Italy

A cooking school in Cambridge, Massachusetts is offering its students a unique opportunity to study culinary arts in another country for a special, international diploma program.

The Cambridge School of Culinary Arts recently announced that students, professionals, and others interested in the culinary arts can earn a diploma for studying the art of Italian cooking in Italy.

The program is called the “Expert of Italian Cuisine 1st Level” and the student’s special diploma will be issued by the Government of Regione Umbria. The event will being on April 9th and end on April 22nd of this year and will occur at the Istituto Culinario Orvieto at the Zeppelin Ristorante in Orvieto, Umbria.

The trip is not without cost, however. Tuition, insurance, jacket and apron, and books housing, and meals are covered by the $4,400 fee, but airfare to get there is not. The program will offer students 6 cooking classes, 6 baking classes, 4 wine seminars, and 2 cheese tasting seminars. The fee also includes 12 nights at the Orvieto apartments, all meals and beverages at meal times. Students will be treated to a walking tour of the city, including the local markets. Culinary art classes and workshops will cover chocolate-making, sausage and salami, truffle hunting, wine tasting, balsamic vinegar, parma, butchering, and pecorino.

The Cambridge School of Culinary Arts in Cambridge boasts a staff of fully trained culinary art educators with experiences in all types of foods, cultures, and styles. They offer small, hands on classes to students so that each student is thoroughly educated in the culinary arts and important aspects of the trade. The cooking school has a philosophy of nurturing the educational and culinary growth of each student. Students can enter into a professional diploma program or simply register for independent recreational classes at the cooking school.