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Knife Skills, Deboning & Filleting : California

From taillage to chiffonade, quartering a chicken to cooking in parchment, filleting a fish to sauce-making, get a hands-on primer on more than a dozen fundamental knife and cooking skills.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Sharpen your knives—and your skills—with this three-session class designed to give you greater consistency, confidence and precision in the kitchen. Understanding the correct way of holding and using a knife, you’ll start with basic vegetable cuts, progressing to julienne, chiffonade and other advanced skills, including learning how to break down and quarter whole chickens and fillet whole fish. Blanching, roasting and sautéing, emulsions and making sauces all promise to be game-changers in your kitchen long after the class ends.

TUITION INCLUDES
  • Application fee
  • Uniform
  • Tool kit
  • Books and supplies
  • “Family meal” prepared by culinary program students (weekdays)
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CLASS SCHEDULES
None Scheduled.
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Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 866.318.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

UPCOMING CLASSES

Mar 2017

ESSENTIALS OF FINE COOKING


03/06/2017 -

03/10/2017 – $1,575
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

ESSENTIALS OF ITALIAN COOKING


03/13/2017 -

03/22/2017 – $1,550
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

INTRODUCTION TO CAKE DECORATING


03/27/2017 -

03/31/2017 – $1,030
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Apr 2017

CHARCUTERIE & PATES


04/03/2017 -

04/07/2017 – $785
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

WINEOLOGY: WINE FOUNDATIONS


04/10/2017 -

04/24/2017 – $998
Mon & Wed 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

CULINARY TECHNIQUES


04/24/2017 -

06/09/2017 – $5,750
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

May 2017

WINEOLOGY: WINES OF ITALY


05/01/2017 -

05/15/2017 – $998
Mon & Wed 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

WINEOLOGY: NEW WORLD WINES


05/22/2017 -

06/14/2017 – $1400
Mon & Wed 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Jun 2017

ESSENTIALS OF PASTRY ARTS


06/05/2017 -

06/17/2017 – $1,550
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

ESSENTIALS OF ITALIAN COOKING


06/19/2017 -

06/23/2017 – $1,550
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

ALL AMATEUR CLASSES
CA-Italian

Essentials of Italian Cooking : California

In this course centered on authenticity and aptitude, your immersion begins on day one, and the fast-paced learning and excitement never let up. Under the watchful eye of passionate chef-instructors, you’ll learn to craft wonderful stocks and sauces, produce fresh Italian breads and pastas, and become well-versed at cooking an assortment of traditional beef, chicken, fish and vegetable dishes.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

You’ll train at your own personal workstation in a large, airy instructional kitchen designed specifically for Italian cooking. Each class begins with a brief discussion of the theory and techniques behind the day’s lesson, but the majority of your time will be spent in the kitchen doing, not watching. Just imagine being dressed in chef’s whites, growing in skill and confidence as you learn the keys to prepare authentic Italian cuisine!

In five sessions, you’ll cover the defining tastes and techniques of Italian cooking that are then yours for a lifetime of sharing with family and friends.

  • Dried and fresh pastas
  • Cheese
  • Pizza and calzone
  • Vegetable, seafood and meat antipasti
  • Stocks and sauce-making
  • Soups and beans
  • Italian grains
TUITION INCLUDES
  • Application fee
  • Uniform
  • Tool kit
  • Books and supplies
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CLASS SCHEDULES

03/13/2017

03/22/2017 – $1,550
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

06/19/2017

06/23/2017 – $1,550
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

08/28/2017

09/01/2017 – $1,550
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 866.318.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

UPCOMING CLASSES

Mar 2017

ESSENTIALS OF FINE COOKING


03/06/2017 -

03/10/2017 – $1,575
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

ESSENTIALS OF ITALIAN COOKING


03/13/2017 -

03/22/2017 – $1,550
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

INTRODUCTION TO CAKE DECORATING


03/27/2017 -

03/31/2017 – $1,030
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Apr 2017

CHARCUTERIE & PATES


04/03/2017 -

04/07/2017 – $785
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

WINEOLOGY: WINE FOUNDATIONS


04/10/2017 -

04/24/2017 – $998
Mon & Wed 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

CULINARY TECHNIQUES


04/24/2017 -

06/09/2017 – $5,750
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

May 2017

WINEOLOGY: WINES OF ITALY


05/01/2017 -

05/15/2017 – $998
Mon & Wed 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

WINEOLOGY: NEW WORLD WINES


05/22/2017 -

06/14/2017 – $1400
Mon & Wed 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Jun 2017

ESSENTIALS OF PASTRY ARTS


06/05/2017 -

06/17/2017 – $1,550
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

ESSENTIALS OF ITALIAN COOKING


06/19/2017 -

06/23/2017 – $1,550
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

ALL AMATEUR CLASSES
essentialsoffineca

Essentials of Fine Cooking : California

Transform your culinary abilities in just five exciting hands-on sessions, and you’ll soon be a star in your own kitchen, turning out wonderful meals.

You’ll love every minute of this hands-on experience, whether you are deftly slicing an onion, gently poaching a fish or creating one of the many classic dishes contained in the curriculum. Using ICC’s trademark Total ImmersionSM method, you’ll learn from the same dynamic chef-instructors who train our career students. You’ll find yourself picking up new techniques, skills and recipes faster than you thought possible. Best of all, you’ll leave with memories of the experience, plus culinary gifts which you—and your very lucky guests—can enjoy for a lifetime.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

During this intense 25-hour class, you’ll learn to create delicious recipes—great dishes designed to wow your guests and let you practice your skills. Each one is as challenging as it is delicious, and you’ll get the focused attention you need to make them all shine. As you make the various recipes, you’ll acquire the skills and techniques for:

  • Marinades and sauces
  • Poaching and grilling
  • Roasting and sautéing poultry
  • Braising
  • Preparing shellfish in sauce
  • Kitchen hygiene, safety and methodology
  • Safe and effective knife work
TUITION INCLUDES
  • Application fee
  • Uniform
  • Tool kit
  • Books and supplies
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CLASS SCHEDULES

03/06/2017

03/10/2017 – $1,575
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

07/17/2017

07/26/2017 – $1,575
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 866.318.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

UPCOMING CLASSES

Mar 2017

ESSENTIALS OF FINE COOKING


03/06/2017 -

03/10/2017 – $1,575
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

ESSENTIALS OF ITALIAN COOKING


03/13/2017 -

03/22/2017 – $1,550
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

INTRODUCTION TO CAKE DECORATING


03/27/2017 -

03/31/2017 – $1,030
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Apr 2017

CHARCUTERIE & PATES


04/03/2017 -

04/07/2017 – $785
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

WINEOLOGY: WINE FOUNDATIONS


04/10/2017 -

04/24/2017 – $998
Mon & Wed 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

CULINARY TECHNIQUES


04/24/2017 -

06/09/2017 – $5,750
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

May 2017

WINEOLOGY: WINES OF ITALY


05/01/2017 -

05/15/2017 – $998
Mon & Wed 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

WINEOLOGY: NEW WORLD WINES


05/22/2017 -

06/14/2017 – $1400
Mon & Wed 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Jun 2017

ESSENTIALS OF PASTRY ARTS


06/05/2017 -

06/17/2017 – $1,550
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

ESSENTIALS OF ITALIAN COOKING


06/19/2017 -

06/23/2017 – $1,550
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

ALL AMATEUR CLASSES
charcuterie

Charcuterie & Pâtés : California

Imagine, if you will, the aromas as you walk into an amazing butchery filled with fresh sausages, cured duck, pates, ham and more.  Now imagine if you could make those things yourself and amaze your guests with beautifully arranged charcuterie plates at your next gathering.  At ICC, you can learn elements of the craft of the charcutier, a trade that has been around for centuries. Don your own set chef’s whites, enter our professional kitchens and learn as chef-instructors share the techniques, tips and trade secrets that took them years to ascertain.

Getting a taste of life as a charcutier doesn’t have to take a big bite out of your schedule, however; by simply following our trademark Total ImmersionSM training method, you’ll be amazed by how much you’ll gain in just 15 class hours.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

You’ll walk away with hands-on knowledge to make fresh-cured bacon, ham, fresh sausages, pâtés, pork rillettes and duck confit. Among the subjects discussed will be the traditions of charcuterie; an overview of pig anatomy and butchery; methods used to salt, smoke and cure meats; and techniques of working with seasonings, casings and more.

TUITION INCLUDES
  • Application fee
  • Uniform
  • Tool kit
  • Books and supplies
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CLASS SCHEDULES

04/03/2017

04/07/2017 – $785
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 866.318.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

UPCOMING CLASSES

Mar 2017

ESSENTIALS OF FINE COOKING


03/06/2017 -

03/10/2017 – $1,575
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

ESSENTIALS OF ITALIAN COOKING


03/13/2017 -

03/22/2017 – $1,550
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

INTRODUCTION TO CAKE DECORATING


03/27/2017 -

03/31/2017 – $1,030
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Apr 2017

CHARCUTERIE & PATES


04/03/2017 -

04/07/2017 – $785
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

WINEOLOGY: WINE FOUNDATIONS


04/10/2017 -

04/24/2017 – $998
Mon & Wed 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

CULINARY TECHNIQUES


04/24/2017 -

06/09/2017 – $5,750
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

May 2017

WINEOLOGY: WINES OF ITALY


05/01/2017 -

05/15/2017 – $998
Mon & Wed 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

WINEOLOGY: NEW WORLD WINES


05/22/2017 -

06/14/2017 – $1400
Mon & Wed 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Jun 2017

ESSENTIALS OF PASTRY ARTS


06/05/2017 -

06/17/2017 – $1,550
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

ESSENTIALS OF ITALIAN COOKING


06/19/2017 -

06/23/2017 – $1,550
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

ALL AMATEUR CLASSES
CookingCamp

Culinary Camp (For Teens) : California

If your teenage dream is to work in a professional kitchen—or if you just love the idea of developing your cooking techniques—the time has arrived. This intense, inspiring cooking camp for teen students 13-18 years old builds the essential skills needed to conquer the kitchen—even if you’ve never boiled an egg!

This cooking class is taught by the same instructors who train our adult career students and requires no prior experience. Each day is a true hands-on experience, beginning with your first lesson when you learn to chop vegetables like a professional.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Learn to perfect the art of cooking from an experienced chef—one of the same instructors who trains adults in our professional kitchens at our Campbell, CA, campus. Each student receives personal attention and guidance from our knowledgeable chef-instructors during the camp’s hands-on cooking classes. Graduates of ICC’s teen cooking camp leave with a new sense of culinary confidence and the ability to make dishes like gnocchi, paper-thin crêpes, and more!

TECHNIQUES/CONCEPTS:

  • knife safety
  • cutting methods
  • poaching
  • regulating time and temperature
  • frying and sautéing
  • braising
  • steaming
  • baking
  • fileting

Day 1– Soups and Salads
Day 2– Pizza and Pasta
Day 3– Breakfast
Day 4– Beef and Chicken
Day 5– Fish and Risotto

TUITION INCLUDES
  • Uniform
  • Tool Kit
  • Course MaterialNote: Students must be at least 13 years of age and have parental approval.

    Purchase a gift certificate

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CLASS SCHEDULES

07/17/2017

07/21/2017 – $1,550
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

07/31/2017

08/04/2017 – $1,550
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 866.318.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

UPCOMING CLASSES

Jul 2017

PASTRY TEEN CAMP


07/10/2017 -

07/14/2017 – $1,550
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

CULINARY TEEN CAMP


07/17/2017 -

07/21/2017 – $1,550
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

CULINARY TEEN CAMP


07/31/2017 -

08/04/2017 – $1,550
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

TEEN CAMPS
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Culinary Techniques : California

Looking for a cooking school near you where you can learn the foundations great chefs rely upon? In 100 fast-paced hours at ICC, you’ll advance from basic knife skills to more complex, classic recipes, including how to make the game-changing five “mother sauces”:  velouté, Espagnole, hollandaise, béchamel and tomato, Whether you choose day or evening classes, this delicious experience will change the way you cook and think about food.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

In day or evening classes, you’ll learn from the same accomplished chef-instructors who teach our career students and enjoy the same pristine kitchens. As you become immersed in the course and touch on more advanced cooking techniques, terminology will become second language, precision knife work your trusted skill.

This program incorporates many of the 250 essential skills introduced in ICC’s career program, Professional Culinary Arts, including the culinary techniques of preparing stocks and sauces, cooking meat, fish and vegetables and executing classic recipes. And if you’re inspired to go further, Culinary Techniques may allow you to enter our Professional Culinary Arts career course with advanced standing.*

*Graduates of Culinary Techniques may be eligible to receive advanced standing in the Professional Culinary Arts career program by bypassing Level 1 (Introduction to Basic Techniques). Advanced standing students benefit from a reduced tuition and an accelerated program. For information, speak to an admission representative.

LEARN TO COOK:
  • Vegetables
  • Salads and vinaigrettes
  • Potatoes
  • Fish
  • Shellfish
  • Poultry
  • Beef
  • Pork
  • Lamb
ADDITIONAL TECHNIQUES:
  • Poaching
  • Grilling
  • Frying
  • Blanching
  • Glazing
  • Baking
  • Puréeing
LEARN THE BASICS:

Learn Knife Skills:
Learn which knives are best for which jobs, and proper care for them. Through tailiage (cutting vegetables into even sizes and shapes), you’ll learn different techniques, such as émincer (thin slice), batonnet (small sticks), brunoise (small dice) and paysanne(tile-shaped).

Stocks and Sauces:
Learn how to combine humble ingredients, such as bones from chicken, beef, veal or fish, with aromatic vegetables and herbs to create brown, white, fish, marmite and vegetable stocks—and how to marry stocks with binding elements, such as starches and proteins, to create the five “mother” sauces: velouté, Espagnole, hollandaise, béchamel and tomato, as well many of their derivatives.

Food Safety:
General rules of hygiene as well as comprehensive food handling and safety issues for a kitchen environment.

Ingredient Identification and Classification:
Use all your senses as you identify and classify a wide range of proteins, vegetables, starches, grains, herbs and spices.

TUITION INCLUDES
  • Application fee
  • Uniform
  • Tool kit
  • Books and supplies
  • “Family meal” prepared by culinary program students (weekdays)
Culinary techniques course at International Culinary Center in New York City
CLASS SCHEDULES

04/24/2017

06/09/2017 – $5,750
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

08/07/2017

09/22/2017 – $5,750
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 866.318.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

UPCOMING CLASSES

Mar 2017

ESSENTIALS OF FINE COOKING


03/06/2017 -

03/10/2017 – $1,575
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

ESSENTIALS OF ITALIAN COOKING


03/13/2017 -

03/22/2017 – $1,550
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

INTRODUCTION TO CAKE DECORATING


03/27/2017 -

03/31/2017 – $1,030
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Apr 2017

CHARCUTERIE & PATES


04/03/2017 -

04/07/2017 – $785
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

WINEOLOGY: WINE FOUNDATIONS


04/10/2017 -

04/24/2017 – $998
Mon & Wed 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

CULINARY TECHNIQUES


04/24/2017 -

06/09/2017 – $5,750
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

May 2017

WINEOLOGY: WINES OF ITALY


05/01/2017 -

05/15/2017 – $998
Mon & Wed 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

WINEOLOGY: NEW WORLD WINES


05/22/2017 -

06/14/2017 – $1400
Mon & Wed 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Jun 2017

ESSENTIALS OF PASTRY ARTS


06/05/2017 -

06/17/2017 – $1,550
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

ESSENTIALS OF ITALIAN COOKING


06/19/2017 -

06/23/2017 – $1,550
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

ALL AMATEUR CLASSES