In the Essentials of Italian Cooking, your intensive, hands-on experience begins on day one, and the fast-paced learning and excitement never let up. Under the watchful eye of your passionate chef-instructors, you’ll learn to craft wonderful stocks and sauces, produce authentic fresh Italian breads and pastas, and become skilled at cooking a variety of traditional beef, chicken, fish, and vegetable dishes.
You'll train at your own personal workstation in an large, airy instructional kitchen designed specifically for Italian cooking. Imagine yourself, dressed in chef's whites, growing in skill and confidence as you learn the techniques to prepare authentic Italian cuisine.
What You'll Learn
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. Your coursework will cover:
- dried pasta
- filled pasta
- cheese and salumi
- pizza and calzone
- vegetable, seafood, and meat antipasti
- stocks and sauce making
- soups and beans
- Italian grains