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Real Italian Regional Cuisine and Pastry


Italy: Brescia, Florence, Mantua and 7 other cities


Spring, Summer, Fall, Spring Break, Trimester, Academic Year, Throughout the year, Winter, May Term

Degree Level


Minimum Education

High School

Subject Areas

  • Culinary Arts

Program Fees Include:

• Expert professors, selected by CAST Alimenti among the best Italian specialists in the culinary business
• Utilization of hi-tech classes and/or labs, fully provided with the most advanced technical tools and equipment
• CAST Alimenti Staff’s support all along the Course
• All necessary ingredients
• Recipe book and educational material in English
• Translation/interpretation service during lessons
• Lunch service, coffee breaks, and dinner boxes all along the course
• Accommodation in a fully renovated multi-bed facility/dorm
• Administrative procedures for Schengen VISA application form for each student
• Tutoring in English all along the course
• Lessons on Italian language thought by a lecturer from University of Brescia
• Transfers from/to arrival/departing airport
• Daily transfers from/to CAST Alimenti and accommodation by private bus
• Field trips, including transfers by private coach, admission fees, food and beverage, tasting and pairing
• Tutoring service in English during weekends
• Meals provision for the weekends

Experience Required


    Basic knowledge

This Program is open to

American, European, Canadian, Australian, South African, Kiwi, Worldwide, Asian, British and Irish Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Dormitory
  • Group living
  • Guest House
  • Independent living

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of 6 or more

Application Process Involves

  • In-Person Interview when Feasible
  • Other
  • Resume
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 to 6 months

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Job and Internship Network
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home