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PROGRAM NAME: Apicius International School of Hospitality

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION: South Seattle Community College

PROGRAM DATES: Summer Quarter. Students can choose either 3 or six week program. Three week program June 29-July 19 or six week June 29- August 9th, 2014.


PROGRAM FOCUS: Baking & Pastry, Culinary, Wine, Hospitality

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Aimed at students preparing for a professional career in Culinary Arts, Italian Cuisine, Hospitality Management, Wine Studies, Baking and Pastry Arts. Students attend a Italian Language and culture class during the first four weeks. The class offers a series of seminars, workshops and field trips that will acquaint the students with a better understanding of Italian Language and the Culture. Founded in 1996 as a private institution for higher education, and located in the historical center of Florence, Apicius offers both academic and professional programs to international students seeking to combine outstanding teaching staff, state-of-the-art classroom facilities and academic integrity with field experience gained through hands-on instruction with professionals.
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Session III Program (8credits) (June 29– July 19, 2014)
- Italian Language & Culture (4 credits)
- Apicius Programs (4 credits) Students are required to choose 1 class

 Session III & IV Program (16credits) (June 29—August 9, 2014)
- Italian Language & Culture (4 credits)
- Internship (4 Credits) (July 20-August 3) After the first 4 weeks, students will be placed in local establishments for internships.  Internship will be assigned for a maximum of 20 hours a week. Non-paid part- time professional experience under the supervision of an experienced professional.

***Italian Language & Culture Class: Students will be attending  the class during the first 4 weeks of the semester. The class offers a series of seminars, workshops and field trips that will acquaint the students with a better understanding of Italian Language and the Culture.

Other Apicius courses to choose from:

Baking & Pastry
· Breads of Italy & Specialty Breads
· Restaurant Management
· Internship in Pastry & Baking Arts

Culinary and Hospitality
· Tradition of Italian Food I
· Tradition of Italian Food II
· Food, Culture & Society in Italy
· Meal Planning & Meal Management in the Italian Family
· Pairing Food and Wine
· Restaurant Management
· Internship
· Dietetics and nutrition in the Mediterranean
·  Tuscan Cuisine
· Italian Vegetarian Cuisine

Wine Study
· Pairing Food and Wine
· Tuscany and its Wine
· Exploration of Wine Culture in Italy
· Wine Study Internship

Session III only June 29-July 19 (8 credits) $2,700 (Housing included)
Session II & IV June 29 -August 9  (16 credits) $3,950 (Housing included).
Airfare and  application fee not included

Program Costs Include: Accommodation in shared apartment (multiple room). Lab fees, Hand outs, food and wine for classes, Student Service Fee (extra curricular activities) Insurance and Paperwork for Visas and Internships. 1 Chef jackets for students enrolled in culinary classes – Students enrolled in culinary arts classes are requested to have chef pants and chef shoes with a non-slip sole and reinforced toe cap.


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Monday - Friday:
9:30 am to 4:30 pm