ICP – Italian Culinary Program
Basic Level is held in English language

The Basic Level is the first perfect step if you are looking for a complete study experience in Italian food, cuisine and gastronomy.

The course is designed to give International students not just theoretical and practical training in Italian Cuisine but a comprehensive Italian Experience, combining the Italian culinary culture, language, history and the field trips.

Students coming from all over the world have the opportunity to share the Italian Food Culture in a multicultural context.

With the Italian Culinary Program - Basic Level - by ALMA the students will begin to build their culinary skills. Through direct field trips, we introduce our students to the Italian food&wine culture, combined with training lessons to acquire the basic cooking techniques.

For students looking for a longer study experience in Italy, this course leads up to the Advanced Italian Culinary Program by ALMA, the intensive program to become an expert on Italian cuisine.

Italian Culinary Program – Basic Level is held in English language.

The next editions of the Italian Culinary Program Basic Level are ready to start in November. Course enrollments are open: click here for more information!


"Basic level of Italian Culinary Program"

Intended for:

International students without any previous experience in catering world.

Admission requirements:

To join this course, you must:

- be fluent in English
- be at least 18 years of age
- Students older than 40 years are kindly required to submit a motivational letter 

Editions & Enrollments

The next edition of the Italian Culinary Program Basic Level will start on 12th November: course enrollments are open!

For all the information concerning the application for this edition please contact the Admission Advisor: click here!

Apply now! CLICK HERE!


For more information about the price of this course, please email us: click here to know more, our Student Office is at your disposal.


Alma Housing:

2-, 3- and 4-bed apartments are available in our comfortable housing residences within walking distance of both the School and our sports facilities.

Each apartment features a living room with kitchenette and bathroom; the monthly rent is €435 including maintenance services.

Starting from august 2018, the rent will change as follows:

  • Shared bedroom: the total cost for person during the whole residential period is € 545 (VAT included) including maintenance services
  • Single bedroom: the total cost for person during the whole residential period is € 650 (VAT included) including maintenance services

For more information, call +39 (0)521 525 211 or email

The program

Course content: a combination between study, training and lessons on the spot:

  • Italian cuisine & culture: focus on regional italian cuisine
  • Basic cooking techniques for beginners
  • Italian wines
  • Field trips on tasting sessions

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