Why choose the Italian cooking school Cordon Bleu?

Why choose the Italian cooking school Cordon Bleu?

A wide range of specializations, from sweet to savoury dishes, and taught by highly qualified teachers.

Whether long or based on one single workshop, no prior knowledge is required for these courses.

They are open to those new to the cooking experience as well as those who want to improve their skills or add new and innovative recipes to traditional ones.

The Italian cooking school Cordon Bleu has a network of professional chef teachers dedicated to providing the highest level of culinary instruction, and taking participants on a memorable taste experience, in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

These courses can be taught in English and French.

Who is the course for?

These courses are ideal for food enthusiasts, for chefs, foreigners and whoever wants to feel more confident in specific cooking areas.

For the love of the cooking arts

Amateur courses are aimed at those who love cooking and wish to improve their skills in the preparation of traditional Italian dishes: fresh pasta, first course dishes (pasta, risotto, soups), second course dishes (meat and fish), yeast doughs, ice-cream, as well as ethnic cuisine and pastry arts.

The courses are a fun and constructive introduction to the culinary world, and a first step towards a potential future profession.

They are great for those that already have a basic self taught level of competence in the home kitchen, for foreigners and for cooks wishing to enhance a specific area.

All of this thanks to a professional and hospitable staff of ourItalian cooking schoollocated in the unique and attractive location of Palazzo Panciatichi Ximenes.

Amateur Courses

Some of our school's amateur cooking classes
Course
Course Type
Duration
Lang
Basic Cooking - Evening - January Cooking methods
Amateur Courses
3 hours evening
In salt crust, Poaching, Broiling, Sauteing, Pot roasting, Roasting 

Stewing, Steaming, En-papillotte, Smoking, Marinating, Maillard Reaction, Browining, Searing, Tieing the chicken, Boning the chicken.

Cooking part: Chicken in salt crust, Poached eggs, Meat or fish in sicilian style, Roasted mackarel, Veal with orange sauce, Fish en papillotte, Steamed mussles with poaced eggs, Smoked shrimps.

Price: 100€
Aroma Italia A Southern Italian menu
Amateur Courses
1 lesson

Spaghetti with fennel and sardines
Stuffed sardines "a beccafico"
Eggplant fritters
Sicilian Cannoli
Price: € 90€
Aroma Italia Pizza & Co.
Amateur Courses
1 lesson
The course includes:
Pizza
Soft pizza
Calzone
Pizzette party

See the calendar for course times.

Contact the school for more information and details about this course.
Price: € 90€
Aroma Italia First Course Dishes
Amateur Courses
1 lesson

The course includes:
Polenta and sausage
Risotto with seasonal vegetables
Pasta and beans
Gnocchi with ricotta

See the calendar for course times.

Contact the school for more information and details about this course.
Price: € 90€
Basic Cooking The sauces
Amateur Courses
3 hours afternoon
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€
Aroma Italia Special lesson on Pasta
Amateur Courses
1 double lesson
The menu includes:
Orecchiette alle cime di rapa (Orecchiette pasta with broccoli rape)
Maccheroni al ferretto e ragù (Maccheroni with ragù from Calabria)
Maccheroni alla chitarra alla carrettiera (Abruzzo style maccheroni)
Tortellini di Natale (toscani) (Tuscan Christmas tortellini)
Price: € 150€