Professional course to become a Pizza Chef & Baker

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Pizza Chef & Baker course objectives

The Pizza Chef & Baker course professionally qualifies those who aim to work in the baking industry and in pizza restaurants. Students will learn the secrets of arte bianca and pizza making with the aims of being able to work in these professional spheres. The course teaches essential techniques for preparing a quality dough, correctly measuring all ingredients, understanding the leavening stage, and being able to produce pizzas, bread, desserts, and other baked products.

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Key skills

Pizza Chefs & Bakers need to:

  • know how to use equipment and machinery
  • understand various techniques: bread-making, working pizza dough, baking and cooking
  • understands different types of flour and raw ingredients
  • know ovens and their maintenance
  • know how to organise and manage the store room
  • know the different types of traditional and innovative toppings
  • be able to adapt to work shifts and patterns

How to become a Pizza Chef & Baker in Italy

To become a Pizza Chef & Baker in Italy you need to attend a professional training course which teaches the key sills for the profession or carry out work experience in a bakery or other business in the sector.

Become a Pizza Chef & Baker with the Scuola di Cucina

The Pizza Chef & Baker course at the Scuola di Cucina lasts for 3 months in total. It is divided into 1 month of theoretical lessons and practical classes, and a 2-month practical working experience period at a sector-related business.

  • Theoretical lessons: with expert teachers who don’t just teach but also work as professionals in the sector
  • Practical lessons: to consolidate knowledge acquired during theoretical lessons. Students are fully supported by teachers and acquire essential practical skills.
  • Practical working experience: this important part of the course is held at a business within the sector and allows students to put into practice all they have learnt during lessons, giving them in addition valuable experience to add to their professional CV.

There are no formal academic entry requirements for this course. However, you need to be at least 18 years old and have a B1 Level* of English to access the course.