The School

The School

ALMA is the world’s leading international educational and training centre for Italian Cuisine.
ALMA educates chefs and sommelier from all around the world, forming professionals of Italian Cuisine with training programs at the highest level, executed by world’s leading teachers.
ALMA has its Headquarters in the magnificent Palazzo Ducale of Colorno near Parma, equipped with the latest teaching and cooking facilities. The school is near Parma, recently elected by UNESCO "Creative City of Gastronomy“, in the middle of the Italian Food Valley.
For all these reasons we are convinced that, for those who have chosen to work in the fascinating world of fine cooking, ALMA represents a valuable investment for the future as well as an extraordinary training experience.

ALMA's teaching approach

A unique and valuable method

The Scientific Committee

Leading ALMA following in the footsteps of Marchesi Since 2004 ALMA has been implementing a continuous process of growth and innovation. The School has gone from being “the house of chefs”...

Gualtiero Marchesi and the ALMA philosop…

"Dear students, dear teachers, dear friends, I can proudly say, without fear of exaggeration, that it is also down to me if ALMA is what it is today. I’m...

ALMA's Open Days

ALMA Open Days give students, parents and professionals the opportunity to discover ALMA live and deepen the knowledge of the training courses to be enrolled. During the Open Day you can...

Certifications and awards

A prestigious qualification for the world of work. ALMA affirms its authority and reliability as a higher education centre in the hotel and catering sector through the awards it has earned...

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