Professional Italian Cuisine

Dynamic hands-on culinary courses and fine dining in the heart of the Mediterranean

Professional Italian Cuisine

Italian Culinary Institute

Full Immersion Culinary, Baking, Pastry and Gelato programs for Professional Chefs, Pâtissiers, Culinary Instructors, Students and Home Gourmets presented by Europe’s most Renown Master Chefs.


Every program is always inclusive of all expenses from the time of arrival until departure including accommodations, all meals, course materials, gastronomic travel, ground transfers and much more!


Every ICI program always includes accommodations, course materials, all meals, cultural excursions, airport transfers and the most in-depth culinary training in Italy!

Learn Cook Feast

ICI was founded to to show our participants the earliest cooking techniques, the latest cooking techniques and the best hospitality on earth..

Culinary Professionals Benefit being instructed by a faculty of the same chefs who have allowed the Italian Culinary Institute to become the center of culinary information in Italy.

Gourmets & Gastronomes Benefit being fully immersed in Italian gastronomic culture surrounded by people from all over the world sharing the same passions.

Current & Aspiring Teachers Benefit experiencing an instructional style similar to none and second to none anywhere in Italy.


  • Menu development
  • Staff training
  • Gelato production
  • Bakeries
  • Cruise lines
  • Cheese production
  • Charcuterie production
  • Publication

Special Events

  • Gala & theme dinners
  • Corporate retreats
  • Private courses
  • Preparations for culinary competitions
  • Exclusive catering

Alumni Testimonials

Location, location, location...

Italy's Southernmost region, is a land immersed in the clearest blue waters in Italy and located in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea near Sicily. Rich in history, Calabria is bristling with countless medieval fishing towns, Norman castles and Ancient Greek and Roman ruins. Most importantly, it produces many of the world's best olive oils and has spent the past 5000 years perfecting the art of Mediterranean cuisine