Basic Italian Cookery

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Medium of Instruction: English

In our this course, students will be given a guided tour on the basics of Italian cuisine. Covering soups, main dishes, pizzas, and more, graduates from this course will be able to bring a slice of Italy to any kitchen wherever they go. 

Your Instructors

Chef Claudio

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Chef Heinz

Native to Switzerland, Chef Heinz has over 35 years of experience in the culinary and pastry-making arts. After spending some years in his home country, he came to Hong Kong where has worked at several prominent 5 Star Hotels: Hilton, Furama, New World Harbourview, among others. Now, he teaches at the academy, where he shares his joy and passion in cooking to all his students.


Students who achieve a minimum attendance of 75% may apply for “Attendance Certificate in Basic Italian Cookery”.  Award will be issued within 3 months.

Tuition Fee


Schedules & Registration


  • Lesson 1
    • Bruschetta
    • Orange Fennel Salad
    • Marinated Eggplant
    • Tuscan Bean Salad
    • Stuffed Bellpepper  
  • Lesson 2
    • Minestrone Soup
    • Porcini Cream Soup
    • Tomato Mozzarella, Pesto Sauce
  • Lesson 3
    • Consommé
    • Fresh Pasta
    • Pasta Vongole
    • Fettucine with Tuna Sauce
    • Spaghetti Carbonara
  • Lesson 4
    • Prosciutto and Parmesan Tortellini, Sage Butter
    • Chicken liver Ravioli in roasted Bell pepper Sauce  
  • Lesson 5
    • Bolognese Sauce
    • Bechamel Sauce
    • Lasagna Gratinate
    • Spinach and Gorgonzola Pansoli
  • Lesson 6
    • Polenta-Parmesan Gnocchi, Tomato Salsa
    • Potato Gnocchi in Spinach Cream Sauce
  • Lesson 7
    • Pizza Dough
    • Pizza Sauce
    • Pizza Toppings
    • Linguini Casa Mia
  • Lesson 8
    • Osso Bucco
    • Ovenbaked Fish Filet (Seabass fresh),  Zucchini, Asparagus       
    • Trofie Pasta with Pinenuts, Beans and Potato
  • Lesson 9
    • Piccata Milanese, Saffron Risotto
    • Scaloppine al Limone, Farafalla in Porcini Cream Sauce
  • Lesson 10
    • Panna Cotta with Raspberry 
    • Tiramisu
    • Orange Chocolate and Forrest Berry Tart


What should I prepare on the first day?

Kindly pay the initial deposit for the course as well as prepare the following items:

  1. Chef uniform set deposit – total $392 in cash (uniform – $300, apron – $50, big towel – $30, and chef hat – $12; non refundable)
  2. Two new kitchen clothes with different colors $12 
What payment methods do you accept?

Valid payment methods and their instructions can be found here.

What is your policy on make up classes?

Make-up classes are allowed but are subject to: prior approval, validity of proof of absence and availability. In addition, make-up classes do not count as attendances.

Are there additional charges?

Miscellaneous charges can be found here.

How to Enroll

You may download our enrollment form here or click on the link below to begin enrollment.

The Academy reserves the right to adjust course arrangements, assessments and teaching methods. For further inquiries, please feel free to contact us.