Olive-Oil-Somm-Program

In this first level, 3-day course, we will examine the history and cultivation of the olive tree and delve into harvest and the methods used in olive oil production. We will taste samples from around the world and learn to recognize olive oil defects and sensory attributes.

Executive Director, Olive Oil Sommelier Certification program: Curtis Cord, publisher of Olive Oil Times and president of the New York International Olive Oil Competition.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
  • Olive tree history, cultivation and harvesting
  • Production and processing
  • Grades and standards
  • Sensory assessment
  • Introduction to olive oil chemistry
  • Olive cultivars
  • Olive oil defects and positive attributes
  • Shelf-life and quality management
  • Advanced tasting techniques and food pairing
TUITION INCLUDES
  • Application fee
  • Books and supplies
  • Certified cobalt tasting glass
  • Certificate of completion at course end

Note: Olive Oil Sommelier Certification is a 3-course comprehensive, certification series. Completion of all three courses is required for certification.

About Olive Oil Times Education Lab:

The Olive Oil Times Education Lab supports projects that foster a greater understanding of olive oil through collaborative initiatives with partner organizations. Olive Oil Times is an independent online publication, and the leading source of olive oil industry news and information.

Olive-Oil-Somm-Program
CLASS SCHEDULES

06/01/2017

06/03/2017 – $1,195
Thur-Sat 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 888.324.2433. 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

ARTISANAL BREAD BAKING


03/27/2017 -

03/31/2017 – Sold Out
Mon-Fri 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Apr 2017

ESSENTIALS OF JAPANESE CUISINE


04/04/2017 -

04/13/2017 – $1,550
Tues & Thurs 5:45 pm-10:45 pm, Sat 10:00 am-3:00 pm

May 2017

BREAKFAST BREADS & PASTRIES


05/18/2017 -

05/24/2017 – $1,030
Mon-Fri 8:30 am – 2:30 pm

CULINARY TECHNIQUES


05/31/2017 -

06/27/2017 – $8,230
Mon-Fri 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

Jun 2017

OLIVE OIL SOMMELIER


06/01/2017 -

06/03/2017 – $1,195
Thur-Sat 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

ESSENTIALS OF ITALIAN COOKING


06/05/2017 -

06/09/2017 – $1,625
Mon-Fri 5:45 pm – 10:45 pm

INTRODUCTION TO CAKE DECORATING


06/05/2017 -

06/09/2017 – $1,030
Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

ESSENTIALS OF SPANISH COOKING


06/12/2017 -

06/16/2017 – $1,495
Mon-Fri 5:45 pm – 10:45 pm

ESSENTIALS OF FINE COOKING


06/13/2017 -

06/27/2017 – $1,750
Tue & Thurs 5:45 pm – 10:45 pm

FOOD STYLING FOR MEDIA


06/16/2017 -

06/17/2017 – $595
Fri & Sat* 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
*Saturday classes are 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

UPCOMING CLASSES