First edition 2020

Price: 16,104.00 euros with 22% Italian tax included (not applicable to corporate businesses)

Deposit:

3,500.00euros

From 3/30/2020 to 7/17/2020

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The modern chef: knowledge, skills and technique

The chef is certainly one of the most desired roles in the job market.

It is a profession that requires passion, commitment, in-depth knowledge and manual skills: characteristics and skills that, if cultivated and developed, can lead to great satisfactions in terms of creativity and personal affirmation.

The advent of new technologies has further enriched and completed this figure, outlining multiple possibilities for employment or self-employment.

The evolution of the trade must be based on solid foundations and CAST Alimenti, well-built in its history and expertise, offers a concrete and complete intense program to create a chef and a restaurateur in step of times, ready to face the challenge of the market through the tools learned: basic food processing techniques, traditional and modern cooking systems, aesthetics and pairing criteria to enhance the creativity of dishes, an organized, rational and efficient way of working, specific equipment and their correct usage, a winning gastronomic offer.

And last but not least, the assessment of Italian cuisine in a more realistic and modern version, in comparison with the kitchens of the rest of the world. 

A student of CAST Alimenti, at the end of their Higher Education path, is ready to be a "Modern Chef" and immerse themselves in a myriad of varied restaurant industry offerings.

The best Italian and International professionals

The best Italian and International professionals

Laboratories equipped with cutting-edge equipment and technologies

Laboratories equipped with cutting-edge equipment and technologies

Knowledge and Know-how: from theory to immediate practice (max 16 participants)

Knowledge and Know-how: from theory to immediate practice (max 16 participants)

Selected structures where to consolidate the skills acquired during the training course

Selected structures where to consolidate the skills acquired during the training course

Job announcements from all over the world, placement desk, recruiting day

Job announcements from all over the world, placement desk, recruiting day

From Professional Advanced Diplomas to Specialization, for both personal and professional development

From Professional Advanced Diplomas to Specialization, for both personal and professional development

Objectives

  • Select products and raw materials to properly cook a wide variety of Italian dishes.
  • Creation of your own recipes using the most innovative techniques and methods alongside the traditional ones.
  • Move in the most diverse organizational contexts of the company: from the à la carte restaurant to the large distribution centers, and to the realisation of those that offer banquets, catering and collective catering in general.

Duration

  • 16 weeks in the classroom
  • 16 weeks of internship in an Italian company
  • 2 days of final exams
  • 16 weeks of internship in another Italian Region (optional*, service fee € 800.00 + VAT)

The course is addressed to

All those who want to learn or perfect the craft of the chef in culinary arts, acquire manual skills in the kitchen and understand the organizational and management aspects of a hospitality business. It is not essential to have previous experience in this sector. Number of participants per edition: maximum 16.

Eligibility to join CAST Alimenti programme in Italy

  • Must be at least 18 years of age;
  • Send personal resume;
  • Must have A2 level (basic level) in Italian language (for better understanding of Italian Culinary & creating wider job opportunity);
  • Must have good communication skills in English language;
  • Must be highly motivated to start a career in food & beverage industry;
  • Eager to learn another foreign language and the life style.

Certificates Issued

  • Attendance certificate (5 stars to the most deserving)
  • HACCP certificate
  • Certificate of safety in the workplace
  • Certificate of skills acquired EQF (European Qualifications Framework) issued by the Lombardy Region and valid throughout Europe for the profile of chef - chef Level EQF: 5

The Teachers

  • A team of highly qualified professional chefs: Marco Martinelli, Walter Zanoni, Nicola Michieletto, Beppe Maffioli, Angelo Biscotti, Giuseppe Cannito
  • Induction lessons are scheduled with starred chefs and protagonists of international cuisine.


Technicians and experts will speak for further details and complementary topics:

  • Massimo Giubilesi, food technologist: hygiene and food safety
  • Alessio Busi, doctor in Food Science and Technology: the behavior of raw materials.
  • Andrei Micle, chef and consultant: will intervene during the course in specific training activities.

Our Strenghts

  • Continuous hands-on training
  • Limited numbers to guarantee an excellent teacher-student relationship
  • Laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment and single workstations
  • Simulation of work situations
  • Individual and group work
  • Multimedia material
  • Internship at host companies of excellence
  • Master classes with starred Chefs and/or protagonists of international cuisine
  • Support over time through professional updating of specialization

The contents

Internship

After the period of lectures and hands-on lessons each student will have an important experience of internship to enforce their knowledge and abilities directly on the job.

CAST Alimenti has professional partnerships with more over 200 hospitality establishments over Italy, like in Milan, Venice, Rome, Naples and more:

  • Michelin star rated restaurants and luxury hotels
  • Pastry workshops
  • Corporates in the catering sector
  • Food Industries

During the internship period the students will be full supported by our Faculty members and program tutors.

News 2020 - Extracurricular internship!

At the end of the 16 weeks in the classroom + 16 weeks of internship, it will be possible to experience an additional 16 weeks of internship, always in a structure affiliated with CAST Alimenti throughout the national territory. A second internship identified as extracurricular, and therefore subject to a monthly remuneration whose value will vary according to the regional regulations in force.

An optional service made available by CAST Alimenti, at a cost of € 800.00 + VAT.
The will to join the second extracurricular internship will be indicated either during registration or by the end of the 16 weeks in the classroom.

Terms and Conditions and schedules

The course is offered in 16 weeks full-time, generally from Monday to Friday (8.30-17.00 ca) for a total of over 600 hours. Educational field trips and supplementary lessons can also take place on Saturday. Training in the classroom will be followed by 16 weeks + 16 weeks of internship (optional*) and a subsequent return to school to take the final exams.


Cost/fees

The registration fee includes:

  • Participation in all practical activities including, theoretical lessons, demonstrations, didactic exercises, handouts and cookbooks
  • Kit of personal professional utensils
  • Breakfast, lunch and coffee break during the course period
  • Three professional jackets, a pair of trousers, an apron and a shoulder bag with the CAST Alimenti brand
  • Attestation of attendance, HACCP, Certificate of safety in the workplace
  • Certificate of skills acquired EQF (European Qualifications Framework) issued by the Lombardy Region and valid throughout Europe for the profile of chef - chef Level EQF: 5
  • Reserved access to the section of the website dedicated to job offers
  • Reception services, tutoring and VISA release documentation.

The registration fee does not include:

  • Air fares, travel insurance, pocket money;
  • Accommodation and evening meals during the course period, accommodation and meals during the internship;
  • VAT Italian tax (+22%);
  • Tutoring outside lesson time;
  • Transfers from / to the airport of arrival / departure;
  • Daily transfers from / to CAST Alimenti.

Fee structure

The payment of the entire fee is foreseen in 5 instalments without interest (down payment + 4 successive instalments).


Where to stay

To respond seriously and reliably to those who need to stay near the school, CAST Alimenti has set up a series of agreements with accommodation facilities in the area (hotels, B&B and apartments) at discounted rates. Contact us


Internship

The CAST Alimenti Education Office is in charge of keeping contacts, drafting the Convention and opening the Individualized Training Project, constantly monitoring the progress of the experience through the figure of the tutors. The service can be activated based on compliance with the requirements of the contractual clauses (see contractual clauses at the time of registration). 


Registration procedure

Registration is limited. Classes are set with no more than 16 participants. To register you must register on the website, fill in the online registration form and pay a deposit (by credit card or bank transfer). The course will confirm once the minimum number of studetns has been achieved. For more information contact CAST Alimenti at +390302350076, or by sending an e-mail to info@castalimenti.it 

Why choose CAST Alimenti

  • For its history: we were born in 1997.
  • For his Faculty composed of professionals of the trade and great highly qualified teachers.
  • For the possibility of immediate integration into the world of work thanks to a solid network of contacts with the world of work and the Job Placement service reserved for those who attend school.
  • Because it is the school of world champions.
  • For international training and exchange projects.

Are you not convinced yet?

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