Art of Cooking: Italian Gastronomy

Students understand through time and culture the traditional art of Italian Cuisine. The certificate identifies the main trends in Italian cooking and develops skills in food photography, styling and in pairing food and wine for menu planning. Students then have the ability to tailor the certificate to their interest by selecting two track courses.

Core courses:

Food and Culture 3 cr./45 hrs
Current Trends in Italian Cuisine 3 cr./45 hrs
• Italian Food and Culture: Pairing Food & Wine 3 cr./45 hrs

Track courses (students are required to choose two courses from the following):

• Italian Regional Food in Cultural Perspective 3 cr./45 hrs
• Fundamentals of Food Design, Styling and Photography 3 cr./90 hrs
Italian Cuisine: History and Practice 3 cr./45 hrs
Italian Language 3 cr./45 hrs


  • State-of-the-Art kitchen equipped with innovative appliances (magnetic induction cooktops, utensils and appliances, tablets to follow the chef’s instructions on direct video)
  • Computer lab
  • Updated library of books and magazines