Accoglienza CAST

In-house services

For those students attending Advanced Professional Programs, CAST Alimenti grants a series of services to make the training days and the school attendance even more comfortable.


At the entrance of the CAST Tower, the new school library is active, consisting of approximately 4000 volumes organized by topic to meet the needs of professionals and scholars in the food and wine field: a wealth of knowledge available to those attending the school’s educational activities, curated by Marino Marini, CAST librarian and a great expert in and enthusiast of Brescian cuisine, as well as the author of numerous publications on the subject.

In summary, the main themes covered are:

Cookbooks, kitchens, cookbooks of great chefs, collective catering, tools, hospitality, menus and receptions, pastry, guides, baking, cookbooks of great pastry chefs, pasta, hotels, restaurants, companies, economy

Associations, biographies and memoirs, bibliographies, ancient cuisine, culture, artistic expressions, gastronomy, literature, poetry, schools, history, cookbooks from the 20th century

Dietetics, science, curiosity, technology, biology, cooking methods

Water and beverages, agriculture, oenology, mushrooms and truffles, liqueurs and spirits, typical products, olive oil and others, territories-itineraries-landscape

Complimentary copies of authoritative industry magazines are also available.

Partner Companies Corner

A large stand next to the Reception area offers catalogues and company profiles of the Partner firms of the school: students can access them to learn about the story of the companies that are daily committed alongside CAST, and to deepen the knowledge of the equipment and products used in the laboratory classrooms.

Self Service drink dispensers

In the restaurant zone, one will find the automatic cold drink dispensers of still and sparkling mineral water, soft drinks, and juices. The students have free access to this service and can fill the Made in CAST flask, a complimentary gadget for the new students or use glasses in polypropylene stacked near the dispensers. This service is always available, during lunch and dinner, at breaks, or in any moment of the day.

There are as well hot drink dispensers of coffee, cappuccino, milk, and chocolate, available to students as a complimentary amenity.

The same dispensers are also located on the 5th floor of the Green Tower as an exclusive facility for the students staying in the guestrooms.