Florence, Italy

Florence, Italy
Study Culinary Arts in the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. This program is offered to students in the Suffolk County Community College Culinary Arts/Hospitality curriculum ONLY. Included in the program are Culinary and Baking classes, as well as an internship at a Florentine restaurant/bakery. Excursions to Parma, Modena, Lucca will be offered.

4 Credits Mandatory


CUL 240 - Culinary Arts Internship

HRM 240 - Hotel and Resort Management Internship

Total program cost is $4,950 per student (does NOT include airfare, tuition and Wi-Fi access in the apartment in Florence).

  • Program fee includes housing in a shared hotel room/apartment for 4-weeks, food for culinary/baking classes, hand-outs for classes and workshops, one Apicius chef jacket for culinary/baking students, one logo’d tee shirt for Hotel students, all scheduled trips per itineraries, Special Workshops on Italian Wines and Molecular Gastronomy for culinary/baking students and 15 unit food vouchers to GONZO Restaurant and Fedora Bakery (3-4 meals).

Please note if your check is returned for any reason, you will be charged an additional $35 fee.         

Payment Schedule:

January 24th, 2018 – $1,750
(if you are interested in single room occupancy,
please submit additional check for $300)

February 19th, 2018 – $1,600

March 19th, 2018 – $1,550

Refund Policy:

Upon receiving an official written confirmation of a student’s intention to cancel participation in the program (written confirmation to be sent to professor Wood), the following refund schedule will apply:

    Receipt of official written cancellation on or before 1/24/18 – 2/19/18   75% refund 
  Receipt of official written cancellation on or before 2/20/18 – 3/19/18   50% refund
  Receipt of official written cancellation after 3/19/18    0% refund

Certain fees are nonrefundable at anytime, these fees include: application fee ($250), returned check fee ($35), and airfare.

Travel Dates
Sunday May 27th – Friday June 22nd.

Program Leader
Gary Wood       

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