Cookery School: A Culinary Tour of Rome
Join our Head Chef Gio Achenza for a culinary tour of the Italian capital.
During this one-day cooking class, Gio will guide you through the process of recreating favourite Italian dishes with a Roman twist. Following demonstrations from Gio, you will work in our training kitchen to prepare a primo (pasta dish) a secondo (main course) and a dolce (dessert). Gio will give hints and tips on how to recreate the perfect dish at home while also discussing the Roman gastronomy and its place in Italian culinary culture.
During the day you will be able to enjoy your Italian delicacies as lunch will be provided in Ashfields restaurant. All other items produced can be taken home for you to enjoy or share.
Any dietary requirements, allergies or intolerances can be accommodated within the menu for the day. Please contact Gio directly at email@example.com to discuss any specific requirements.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, but students must have an interest and passion for cookery and want to learn more, developing their Italian cookery skills.
On this one-day course, you will learn to prepare a range of the must-try foods of Rome such as Cacio e Pepe and Maritozzi.
Taking place in our professional standard training kitchens, our Head Chef will work with you to build your confidence and skills to prepare the food of Rome for you to enjoy and to share with your friends and family.
There is no assessment for this course.
After this course you could undertake any of the other York College Cookery School classes for your enjoyment.
If you were interested in gaining a formal qualification in catering, our tutors would be able to advise on suitable routes that are available on a full or part time basis.
For further information on course options, visit the Hospitality & Tourism curriculum page.
Dates & course durations
Wednesday 23rd August 2023, 9.30am-4.30pm
Saturday 11th November 2023, 9.30am-4.30pm
This course is a practical, hands-on course and students will learn in a friendly and professional kitchen, under the guidance of expert chef Gio Achenza.
Here at York College we have state-of-the-art training kitchens and a superb training restaurant, Ashfields.
There are no additional costs for this course.
This course provides a great introduction to Italian cookery and you may decide to pursue other courses either for pleasure or to enhance your employability/existing skills.