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Florence - Italian Food, Wine & Culture, 1 week to 1 year!
 
Florence - Cooking
 
 

Whether amateur or professional, or culinary student, there’s something here for you, your interests, needs and goals. Take cooking & wines classes (with optional Italian lessons) in the heart of Florence for 1 week to one year. Culinary courses, taught by outstanding team of international chefs and food experts, are taught in English and/or Italian in state-of-the-art facilities. Combine Italian lessons with your culinary courses and test your Italian while your exploring Florence.

Instant E—mail inquiry:

FlorenceCooking@eduvacations.com

Deposit:

20% of course price

Minimum age:

18

Getting there:

arrive Florence airport or train station


For air, hotels, cars, trains, phones and more:
check our AutoEurope link.

Program Information
 
Program Details
 
Combination 1, Cooking & Wines
Combination 2, Cooking & Wines + 1 hour per day of private Italian
Combination 3, Cooking & Wines + 10 hrs. of Italian
Combination 4, Cooking & Wines + 20 hrs. of Italian
Program A: Italian Language (2 hrs./day) + Cooking + Wines
Program B: Italian Language (4 hrs./day) + Cooking + Wines
Program C: Cooking
Program D: Cooking + Wines
Program E: Cooking + Wines
Italian language 10 hours weekly + Cooking in Italian + Wine tasting in Italian
Italian language 20 hours weekly + Cooking in Italian + Wines in Italian
Cooking in Italian
Cooking in Italian + Wines in Italian
Non-professional Semester, Free-elective Program
Career Programs in Culinary Arts, Wines, and Hospitality Industries (offered in English):
Custom Culinary Programs for Groups
 
Special Deals

Special offer when booking at eduVacations: choose from a complementary group wine appreciation class or a complementary market tour.

 
Program Information

What People are Saying

“I am writing for Danielle, to tell you she is having a great time in Italy. She loves the cooking and Italian classes and the city. She is thinking to return in the fall to learn Italian fluently.” Danielle’s mother, USA

“Just wanted to let you know that our daughter, Diana, returned this weekend absolutely thrilled with her two-week Cooking and Italian Languages program in Florence. She had a terrific, terrific time and is already thinking about her next eduVacation. Thank you for making all the arrangements.” Diana’s father, USA

“I’m so happy that I made the decision to come to Apicius last year and follow the wine expertise program. It has opened so many doors and opportunities for me!” Amanda, Canada

Cultural & Recreational Activities

During your free time, visit great museums, take day trips to nearby Tuscan towns and cities, visit the architectural monuments of Florence, explore the city’s nooks and crannies. Ask your hosts for tips on cultural activities that take place during your stay.

Accommodation Choices

Accommodation

All prices are quoted in Euros (€)

Private apartment
(1 month minimum)

Please inquire.

Shared apartment
(1 month minimum)

Please inquire.

Families

Single room:

half-board:  € 40 - € 50 a day;
1 week to a month

half-board:  € 30 - € 40 a day;
semester/year long

bed&breakfast:  € 30 - € 35 a day;
1 week to  month

bed&breakfast:  € 25 - € 30 a day; semester/year long

Double rooms:

Available at a slightly lower rate, only upon request depending on availability

Hotels

For easy hotel bookings, use our AutoEurope link.

Upon booking your course, you will receive contact details for a couple of small two-star “eduVacations favorites.” Also, you can e-mail us for a Florence hotel & pensions list.

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Program Details
 
Combination 1 - Weekly Programs taught in Italian and English

2 Group Cooking Classes + 1 Group Wine Class + 2 one to one cooking + 1 one to one wine + 1 gastronomic walking tour.

You can start any Monday!
Minimum stay: 1 week

All prices are quoted in Euros (€)

€ 790 per week

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Combination 2 - Weekly Programs taught in Italian and English

2 Group Cooking Classes + 1 Group Wine Class + 2 one -to -one cooking classes + 1 one-to-one wine class + 1 gastronomic walking tour + 1
hour/day of private Italian language tutoring. You can start any Monday!
Minimum stay: 1 week

All prices are quoted in Euros (€)

€ 950 per week

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Combination 3 Weekly Programs taught in Italian and English

3 Group Cooking Classes + 1 Group Wine Class +2 one to one cooking classes + 2 one to one wine classes + 1 gastronomic walking tour + 2 hours of Italian language a day in a group class. Start any Monday unless you’re a beginner at Italian (see Trip Planning Information for dates).
Minimum stay: 1 week

Start dates:

05 January
02 February
01, 29 March
26 April
24 May

28 June
02, 30 August
27 September
25 October
22 November


All prices are quoted in Euros (€)

€ 1150 per week

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Combination 4, Cooking & Wines + 20 hrs. of Italian - Weekly Programs taught in Italian and English

3 Group Cooking Classes + 1 Group Wine Class +2 one to one cooking classes + 2 one to one wine classes +1 gastronomic walking tour + 4 hours of Italian language a day in a group class. Start any Monday unless you’re a beginner at Italian (see Trip Planning Information for dates).
Minimum stay: 1 week

Start dates:

05 January
02 February
01, 29 March
26 April
24 May

28 June
02, 30 August
27 September
25 October
22 November


All prices are quoted in Euros (€)

€ 1015 per week

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Program A: Italian Language (2 hrs./day) + 4 Cooking classes (once a week) + 4 Wine Tasting (once a Week).

Non-professional Monthly Options taught in English
Minimum stay: 1 month

All prices are quoted in Euros (€)

€ 790 per week

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Program B: Italian Language (4 hrs./day) + 4 Cooking classes (once a week) + 4 Wine Tasting (once a Week).

Non-professional Monthly Options taught in English
Minimum stay: 1 month

All prices are quoted in Euros (€)

€ 1000 per week

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Program C: 8 Cooking classes (twice a week).

Non-professional Monthly Options taught in English
Minimum stay: 1 month

All prices are quoted in Euros (€)

€ 685 per week

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Program D: 8 Cooking classes (twice a week) + 4 wine classes (once a week)

Non-professional Monthly Options taught in English
Minimum stay: 1 month

All prices are quoted in Euros (€)

€ 845 per week

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Program E: 12 Cooking classes (three a week) + 4 wine classes (once a week).

Non-professional Monthly Options taught in English
Minimum stay: 1 month

All prices are quoted in Euros (€)

€ 1150 per week

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4 group cooking classes in Italian (2 hours each) + 2 hours a day of Italian language

Minimum stay: 1 month
Special Monthly Courses taught in Italian

Please inquire.

3 group cooking classes in Italian (2 hours each) + 4 hours a day of Italian language you can add 1 wine tasting class in Italian (one hour each)

Minimum stay: 1 month
Special Monthly Courses taught in Italian.

All prices are quoted in Euros (€)

4 weeks = € 1300

8 weeks = € 2600

12 weeks = € 3900

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8 cooking classes in Italian (2 per week)

Minimum stay: 1 month
Special Monthly Courses taught in Italian

Please inquire.

8 cooking classes in Italian (2 per week) + 4 wine classes in Italian (1 weekly).

Minimum stay: 1 month
Special Monthly Courses taught in Italian

Please inquire.

Non-professional Semester, Free-elective Program

Select 5 courses from the cooking and wine offerings. These are taught in English. Choose from the following: Italian Vegetarian Cooking; Renaissance Culture Through Cooking; The Italian Food Feast; Intro to Italian Wines; Exploration of Wine Culture in Tuscany; Food, Culture and Society in Italy; Italian Regional Food, “Italian Regional Food (bread baking); The Jewish-Italian Community through its Culinary Traditions; Cuisine and Culture in Europe (the Art of “Entertaining); The Mediterranean Diet (a Guide to Healthy Living); From the Renaissance Vineyard to the Contemporary Winery; Tradition of Italian Food; Contemporary Italian Cooking; Introduction to Italian Wines II; History of Italian Cuisine through Major Italian Food Writers. Transferable credits can be arranged for American students.
For direct inquires, E–mail: FlorenceCooking@eduvacations.com.

Start dates:

05 January
02 February
01, 29 March
26 April
24 May

28 June
02, 30 August
27 September
25 October
22 November

All prices are quoted in Euros (€)

€ 5750

Student services fee = € 185

Lab fee = € 85 per course

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Career Programs: Professional Semester, Year-long Programs, & Summer Workshops

From late August to mid-December, from late January to mid-May, and during summer semesters experience the most unique educational experience in a “Total Food Environment”. These programs are not for Professionals but for students who are beginning or continuing their education in the food industry. Choose one of the following special programs per semester, taught in English: Culinary Arts (beginning to advanced levels), Master in Italian Cuisine, Wine Expertise, Hospitality Management, Food Communications, Italian Baking and Pastry, Food Packaging and Design (Design & Marketing for the Food Industry), Art Production for the Food Industry. Each program includes 5 classes of 3-credit hours each plus 10 hours per week of non-paid internships in local restaurants, wineries, etc. For a Master’s in Italian Cuisine, spend a full year enrolled in courses. Transferable credits can be arranged for American students.
For direct inquires, E–mail: FlorenceCooking@eduvacations.com.

All prices are quoted in Euros (€)

€ 5240 for the Profession Semester

Student services fee = € 185 per semester

Lab fee = € 160 per semester

Masters in Italian Cuisine = € 10550

Summer monthly Academic program
(3 credits each)

1 course = € 1265

4 weeks

Lab fee = € 85 per course

Student services = € 105

1 course + Italian (10 hours per week) = € 1580

2 courses = € 2105

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Professional Summer Workshops run weekly. Choose from the following specialties: Fresh Pasta, Italian Baking and Pastry, Mediterranean Cuisine. Monday through Friday, 3 hours per day

All prices are quoted in Euros (€)

€ 1055

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Custom Culinary Programs for Groups

From 1 week or more, you can choose from a list of culinary activities.
For direct inquires, E–mail: FlorenceCooking@eduvacations.com.

 

 
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