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  • Locations: Florence, Italy
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Semester, Spring, Summer, Summer I, Summer II, Summer III, Summer IV
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  • Program Sponsor: Study Abroad Europe 
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Class Status: 1-first year, 2-sophomore, 3-junior, 4-senior
Housing Options: Apartment (alone), Apartment (shared), Dormitory Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Culinary Arts, Food Communications, Food Technology and Management, Hospitality Management
Program Type: study abroad Minimum GPA: 2.75
Click here for a definition of this term Program: Direct
Program Description:
       Italian Baking & Pastry Art

Apicius - Iternational School of Hospitality

Program Objectives:
The goal of the program is to provide students with a comprehensive overview of Italian Culture while providing them with the techniques and skills to fully prepare them to become professional bakers and pastry chefs.
Students develop skills in all areas including: breads, desserts, cake decoration, and buffet centerpieces. The program focuses on both production and individualized skills necessary to find gainful employment in bakeries, restaurants, and other catering settings. The program also offers Safety and Sanitation, Nutrition Science, and pracitcal experience to support and develop students’ professional skills.

Duration and Certification:
Certificate Program may be taken for one semester or one year. The one –year program consists of two semesters, each offering a set of core classes and intensive weekend seminars. Students can attend one single semester and obtain a transcript for credits, or complete the full year program and receive a Certificate in Baking and Pastry. Upon completion of the Baking and Pastry Certificate, students may continue their studies in the second year of the Culinary Arts Certificate.

Upon request, continuing students who have successfully completed the first semester Italian language course, will have the opportunity to broaden their experiences through an internship of approximately 10 hours a week where they can practice skills and experience a professional environment in one of the most visited cities in the world.

Program Cost: 
Summer 3 week 3 credit class         $   4,250 ( inluding housing)
One Semester  ( 12-15 credits)        $   9,950
One Year            (  30 credits)            $ 14,750*

Housing per semester                      $    3,750

*Student must pay one time for the whole year to get the discount.

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                                                                         Study Abroad Europe
111 East Mosholu Parkway suit 3 F, New York City, NY 10467
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