Our courses

The School of Culinary Arts Cordon Bleu of Florence offers Italian cookery courses as well as single classes/lessons for professional and amateur cooks, chefs, tourists and children

Tuscan, Florentine and International Italian cookery

Tuscan, Florentine and International Italian cookery courses are available, along with special courses on wine, bread, pasta and more. The lessons are available in Italian, English, or French and given by our founders, Cristina Blasi and Gabriella Mari, plus a variety of other chefs and experts.
A sampling of the Italian cookery courses we offer:

  • Intensive courses at a professional level in Italian and English (3 months)
  • Single lessons for groups of Italians or tourists/foreigners •Short lessons on Italian Cuisine and wine tasting
  • Kosher Italian Cooking
  • Tailor made private cooking lessons in Italian, English or French
  • Cooking lessons for children and teen-agers


Special courses, situations:

  • The school is available for rent to outside teachers for specials courses or events.
  • Management and training: Team Building, Incentive, Group and Outdoor Training.

Empowerment courses for individuals and groups

Sponsor less

The material provided by the school is non-sponsored.

 

Focus On

Quality and competence for your professional training

Upcoming Courses and Events

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In the kitchen with love
Amateur Courses
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Incentives
Amateur Courses
Amateur Courses
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Individual lessons - online -
Amateur Courses
1 hour
Amateur Courses
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On request
Individual lesson: A culinary journey from Italy to Australia
Amateur Courses
1 hour
Amateur Courses
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On request
Individual lessons - online -
Amateur Courses
1 hour
Amateur Courses
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June 4th
Basic Cooking Evening September The best frying - On-line
Amateur Courses
3 hours evening
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June 11th
Basic Cooking Evening September Home made Pasta - On-line
Amateur Courses
3 hours evening
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June 18th
Basic Cooking Evening September Desserts - On-line
Amateur Courses
3 hours evening
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On request
Aroma Italia
Amateur Courses
5 lessons
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August 24th
The Art of Pasta Making
Professional Programmes
4 weeks
Professional Programmes
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September 7th
December 16th
Course for Cordon Bleu Cook
Professional Programmes
14 weeks
Professional Programmes
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September 21st
December 27th
Professional Programme on Pastry Cooking
Professional Programmes
15 weeks
Professional Programmes
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September 29th
December 1st
Basic Cooking Course
Amateur Courses
10 lessons
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September 29th
Basic Cooking Course The basics
Amateur Courses
3 hours afternoon
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September 29th
December 1st
Basic Cooking Course - Evening
Amateur Courses
10 lessons
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September 29th
Basic Cooking Course - Evening The basics
Amateur Courses
3 hours evening
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October 2020
Diploma in Higher Education in Culinary Arts and Science 2020
Academic Courses
2 years
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October 2020
Master in Culinary Arts and Science 2020
Academic Courses
2 years
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October 6th
Basic Cooking Course The sauces
Amateur Courses
3 hours afternoon
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October 6th
Basic Cooking Course - Evening The sauces
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3 hours evening
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All-time classics

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Three-year European Bachelor’s degree in Italian Culinary Arts 2018
Bachelor
3 years

The Course


The three-year European Bachelor’s degree in Italian Culinary Arts is an advanced formative programme in the technical , culinary , artistic and historical areas, as well as in business management.

This is recognized as the top culinary arts programme in Italy for those who aim to further their post school studies in the Culinary Arts field.

The European Bachelor’s degree programme is taught at Cordon Bleu School Florence, with its more than thirty years experience in the field of cooking and teaching. The school premises are in Palazzo Ximenes Panciatichi in Via Giusti, 7, right in the historic heart of Florence.

Cordon Bleu Florence is one of the oldest and long-running cooking schools in Italy. The defining characteristic of the school is based on the study of Italian gastronomy heritage and on the reproduction of it with complete respect of tradition in modernity.

The European Bachelor’s degree study programme is designed to give a solid technical and practical preparation in the Culinary arts, the pastry arts, the art of making ice cream, homemade pasta, chocolate products, and in working with sugar. It is also designed to teach the art of cooking through palate training, by tasting food, wine, beer, alcohol and cocktails. In addition, there will be advanced studies on business management, marketing and design.

In the three-year European Bachelor’s degree course in Italian Culinary Arts, particular focus will be placed on historical and sociological subjects.

The European Bachelor’s degree programme is aimed at those who want to graduate in Culinary Arts and learn how to be able to face work challenges by means of a solid, academic, culinary foundation.

The European Bachelor’s Degree programme is divided into three years and carries a total of 180 ECTS.
The programme consists of a student workload of more than 1500 instructional hours of which half are practical.

A thesis is the conclusion of the three-year European Bachelor’s degree in Italian Culinary Arts. The students are also required to undergo a practical and theoretical exam session at the end of which, the students who have completed successfully the three-year programme, will be awarded an European Bachelor in Professional Studies in Italian Culinary Arts.

The accreditation board who releases the title of European Bachelor’s degree is E.A.B.H.E.S.
For further information https://www.eabhes.eu/accueil-en.html

Given the large range of subjects studied, the accuracy and high teaching level, the European Bachelor’s degree programme is at the top for the technical and artistic preparation in the culinary ambit.

Entry requirements for the European Bachelor’s Degree in Culinary Arts is the successful completion of
high school education
.

Sponsorless


All the school’s teaching material is sponsor free

Programme structure


The European Bachelor’s Degree course in Italian Culinary Arts runs over three years and each year carries 60 ECTS.
Maximum number of students: 22

A restricted participant number allows the school to follow each and every student carefully and
thoroughly over the three-year programme, and it also allows teacher prompt intervention in case of
problems throughout the learning process.

Teaching programme


I year subjects

The History of Food I
Food Merceology I
Health and Security
Food Chemistry
Equipment and Technology
Lab I: Basic Preparations
Enology
Lab II: Basic Cooking Techniques
Food Anthropology
Nutrition/Food Science
Traditional food flavours


II year subjects

Food Merceology II
Lab III: Bread, pizza and pasta
Food Tasting
Fromagerie
Baking and Pastry arts I
Science of Cooking
Food Marketing
Menu Composition
Lab IV: International Haute Cuisine
Pastry Arts 2
Internship



III year subjects

The History of Food II
Lab 5
Food Marketing 2
Food Design
Pastry Arts 3
Cake Design and Chocolate
Restaurant set up and management
English
Thesis


SYSTEM OF UNIVERSITY CREDITS WITH ECTS
STUDENT SERVICES

Cost


The three year European Bachelor’s Degree programme in Italian Culinary Arts has an annual fee of € 9,800.
Scholarships are available.

For further information


+39 055 2345468
info@cordonbleu-it.com

Price: 9800€
Basic Cooking Evening September The sauces
Amateur Courses
3 hours evening
Cold sauces, Emulsioned sauces. Hot sauces based on brown sauce or caramel, Vinaigrettes and Citronettes, Aromatic herbs, Sauces for meat, fish or eggs, Sauces for Fondue Bourguignonne, Sauce based on oil or butter.
Cooking part: Maionaise and its derived sauces (home-made, with electric beater, for 
professionals), Vinaigrettes and Citronettes, Horseradish sauce, Hollandaise sauce, Bernaise sauce, Home-made mustard sauce, Apple sauce.
Price: 100€
Jams & Chutneys
Amateur Courses
1 lesson
Teacher: Anna Cacioli

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Price: € 60€
Italian Brioche & Croissant
Professional Classes
2 lessons
The second lesson will be held the following day
Price: 150€
Basic Cooking September Fish and sea food
Amateur Courses
3 hours afternoon
How to judge freshness, how to get fish fillets, cleaning and prepare for cooking, preserving, Fish fumets, Fish stock, Bisque, Fish coulis, Sole Colbert, Caviar.
 

Cooking part: Fish fumet, Fish stock, Roast fish with lemon, Sole filets with saffron, Calamari salad, Sea-bass slice with potaoes crust, Bavette pasta with fish sauce.

Price: 100€
Basic Cooking September Meat
Amateur Courses
3 hours afternoon
How to select the veal and beef cuts for the different dishes, ageing, marinating, roasting, deglazing, brasing, stewing, Pork, Lamb, Organ meats, Mustard, Pepper, Sour Cream.

Cooking part: Filet en boite, Beef filet with green pepper sauce or balsamic vinegar, Boeuf Stroganoff, Veal stew "Bouquetiere". Duck breast with orange sauce, Pilaw rice.

Price: 100€

Individual Lessons

You can follow our COOKINGCOACH and explore a topic of Italian cuisine and pastry at your choice.
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