In a city that loves good food, there must be big schools. Here you can find professional cooking schools in Milano.

Accademia Gualtiero Marchesi

The Academy of the famous master of Italian cuisine Gualtiero Marchesi, offers different courses for professionals, all with a single goal: to spread the culture of the kitchen as "art form". Among the professional courses, the most important are called "Le Monografie di Gualtiero Marchesi", in which highly qualified teachers, called not by chance "the students of the Maestro", teach in a dynamic and innovative context that unites theory and practice.


Address: Via Bonvesin de la Riva, 5

Telephone: +39 02 36706660


Congusto Gourmet Institute

The Congusto Gourmet Institute offers the widest concentration of training spaces in the culinary field in the city of Milan. The cooking school, founded in 2003, offers courses for the professional training of chefs, pastry chefs, bakers, pizza makers, room managers, and much more. The goal is to spread the gastronomic culture, helping to generate a greater knowledge of food.


Address: Via Bernardo Davanzati, 15

Telephone: +39 02 89785801


Joia Academy

Joia Academy is an independent institute commissioned by chef Pietro Leemann: a real cultural laboratory dedicated to vegetarianism as an ethical choice for personal and collective well-being. The philosophy of the school is based on a conception of cuisine that respects nature and all living beings, composed of healthy and natural products that are good for the world and for those who eat them. The goal is to spread the values of vegetarian culture and to make known the benefits it brings, physically, spiritually, socially and environmentally. The pride of the educational offer is the Master of Vegetarian Cuisine, with the release of a professionalizing diploma.


Address: Via Felice Casati, 31

Telephone: +39 02 36517551


Accademia Italiana Chef

The Accademia Italiana Chef is a private vocational training institution, specialized in Italian catering. Its mission is to create professionals who deal with knowledge, skills and competences suitable for safeguarding and developing our national culinary heritage. The educational offer includes professional courses for cooks, pastry chefs, pizza makers, plus a master of specialization.


Address: Via Adelaide Bono Cairoli, 30

Telephone +39 347 4834149
Mon - Fri: 09:00 - 17:00


Food Genius Academy

Food Genius Academy is a professional training center accredited by Regione Lombardia. It is characterized by a massive educational offer which includes professional courses, academic courses and thematic courses. The academic courses benefit from a three-year degree in Management of culinary and food activities, which forms a professional figure capable of combining culinary skills with outstanding entrepreneurial skills, and a Master in Communication and Gastronomic Criticism, which forms new food critics with a culture of the subject and familiar with contemporary digital tools.


Address: Viale Col di Lana, 8

Telephone: +39 02 36518286


Cooperativa Sociale Educativa Paideia

Paideia is a social cooperative accredited by Regione Lombardia as a training institution in the "care" sector. Its mission is the formation of women, as a fundamental subject of the family and society. Most of the courses are related to the pastry sector. The professional courses cover the basics of confectionery, the improvement in pastry, cake design, chocolate and ice cream. In addition, a Higher Education course in Pastry is provided.


Address: Via Bernardo Ugo Secondo, 4

Telephone: +39 02 2360347


NOlab Academy

NOlab Academy is a centre of study and research dedicated to the sectors of food, fashion and design. The real strength of the school is in fact interdisciplinarity between these disciplines, and in the value of the contaminations that can arise from their union. As far as food is concerned, the courses range across a range of themes: from pastry to ice cream, from vegan and vegetarian to gluten-free, from gastronomic culture to food design.


Address: Via Gerolamo Rovetta, 18

Telephone: +39 02 45390840


La Sana Gola

La Sana Gola is a school that forms holistic operators and cooks, with a philosophy on the healing power of food and on the principles of the "macro-method". It is recognized by Regione Lombardia and is registered in the national list S.I.A.F. Italy for the inclusion of its students in the professional register of holistic operators. The school is a professional path to become a Holistic Chef, in which every aspect of macro-bio-vegan cuisine is studied through bio-natural disciplines, with the aim of exploring the benefits that each individual can derive from a healthy diet and from a board style.


Address: Via Carlo Farini, 70

Telephone: +39 02 6687188


Italian Food Academy

Italian Food Academy aims to offer a service of excellence in the training and start-up of high-profile professionals, through the study of Italian food and wine culture and education in the importance of raw materials and Made in Italy in the kitchen. The great variety of training classes, divided into courses, masters and specializations, is one of the strengths of the school, which aims to give the maximum to the students both from the teaching point of view and from the practical and technical point of view. The goal is to assist them throughout their experience, and then later on into the world of work.



Milano, via Albricci 9 (courses)
Milano, Piazza Gerusalemme 7 (at Cucina IN)
Milano, Via Adige 9 (at In Kitchen Loft)
Milano, Via Benaco 30 (at Feeling Food)
Milano, Corso Magenta 46 (at Arte del Convivio)

Telephone: +39 02 671658056


Scuola Arte Bianca

Scuola Arte Bianca wants to spread the food culture and the artisan tradition linked to food, expressed through the goodness of genuine ingredients typical of the territory. All teachers are highly skilled people who have turned their passion into a profession, and above all into an art. Because food is art, and those who cook must know how to express themselves as an artist, creating something good that can give joy to those who eat it. The educational offer offers pastry, bakery, fresh pasta and pizza courses. Among these is the Maestri Pizzaioli Course with certification of skills, at the end of which it is possible to see the skills acquired during the course by institutions accredited by the Regions recognized.


Address: Viale Monza, 83

Telephone: +39 02 91672294 - 327 9364465


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