Learn Italian plus Italian Cooking

The school, in conjunction with its Culinary Art School Partner, offers an exciting programme combining Italian language in the morning with cooking classes in the afternoon. A basic knowledge of Italian is a good idea as the culinary programme is held in Italian.

Our price promise

If you find this course cheaper elsewhere, we will match the price and give you a £50 voucher when you book*.

*Applies only to like-for-like dates at the same school on the same course for the same duration.


Minimum entry requirements

Course format

  • Length of study: From 2 weeks
  • Lessons per week: 22
  • Maximum class size: 12
  • Typical student age: 19 - 61
  • Typical student mix:
    27% North American, 31% European, 19% Far Eastern, 4% Middle Eastern, 19% Australasian

Dates and fees

  • Start dates:
    • 27 Oct 2014
    • 24 Nov 2014
    • 30 Mar 2015
    • 27 Apr 2015
    • 25 May 2015
    • 22 Jun 2015
    • 6 Jul 2015
    • 7 Sep 2015
    • 28 Sep 2015
  • Tuition fees: From 825.00 EUR

    Tuition length options

    • 2 weeks: 825.00 EUR
    • 3 weeks: 1125.00 EUR
    • 4 weeks: 1495.00 EUR
  • Compulsory fees

    • Our admin fee: 49 EUR
    • Enrolment fee: 80.00 EUR
  • Other expenses:

Italian Cookery Module - Mamma Mia !

Cookery lessons take place twice a week and each lesson lasts for three hours. This gives students the opportunity to enjoy some of the other wonderful attractions that Florence has to offer on days when there are no cookery classes.

Course content

Lessons are devoted to the preparation of a complete menu of Italian cuisine, focusing step by step on how a 4 course meal is built and how to select and combine traditional Italian ingredients.

Themed Lessons

The class begins with the teacher introducing the region of cuisine, together with an illustration of the techniques. Students then go on to prepare a four course menu under the watchful eye of their tutor.

Lessons focus on a specific theme of cuisine, common to all regions in Italy, with  special attention being paid to Tuscan cuisine. 


At the end of the course students receive a complimentary folder with all the recipes that have been covered in the classes together with a personal apron.



Italian Language Module.

In the morning study is in a small group and covers all aspects of the language with a particular emphasis on developing communicative skills in speaking and writing. 

Each group is usually taught by two teachers a day in order to ensure more varied and stimulating instruction. 

Classes are lively, stimulating and most of all enjoyable. Students are provided with useful vocabulary and relevant grammar presented in a modern and interesting way. 

Afternoon activity programme

On days when you are not creating some wonderful gastronomic dish to tickle the taste buds; the school offers other excursions and activities for you to choose from.

  • An art historian will take you on excursions to visit museums, Visits to world-renown works of art and places of historical interest.
  • Field trips are arranged to other cities in Italy or to local spots known for their beauty.
  • Afternoon lectures on Italian customs and current events or watch Italian films.
  • Learn how to prepare delicious dishes of Italian cuisine.
  • Practice some sports
  • Enjoy evenings out for dinner

Note: Some of the above activities are free others there is small charge

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Accredited by these organisations : ICEF, English UK